Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 10/4

Crest of the City of Baltimore

Bill Henry
Comptroller,
Baltimore City
204 City Hall - Baltimore Maryland 21202
(410) 396-5410

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT
Geoff Shannon, Public Relations Officer
(410) 387-5704
geoff.shannon@baltimorecity.gov

 

Baltimore, MD - The agenda for the Board of Estimates October 4th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller’s website under the Board of Estimates tab. 

Items of Note

These are transactions we find interesting or may be of interest to the public, organized by agency. A separate list of items on the non-routine/discussion agenda are announced at the BOE meeting.

Audits

SB-23-13538, Maryland 911 Emergency System of Baltimore City, Maryland Actual Receipts and Expenditures Report for the FY Ended June 30, 2022 and Management Comment. Agreed upon procedures for the 9-1-1 Actual Receipts and Expenditures Report for the Year Ended June 30, 2022. 

SB-23-13090, Biennial Performance Audit of the Mayor’s Office of Children and Family Success. “The objective of our performance audit was to evaluate the effectiveness of the Rental Assistance: Eviction Prevention Program.”

Comptroller

SB-23-12731, Resolution: Emergency Procurement. “The Comptroller's Office, in consultation with other cities agencies, seek to clarify, codify and streamline emergency reporting requirements in the interest of public transparency.” This item was deferred from the 9/20 Board of Estimates meeting.

General Services

SB-23-12320 Report – Emergency procurement. Product delivery services. Transaction amount is $10,149,840.

Information & Technology

SB-23-13407, First Amendment to the Agreement with Skyline Technology Solutions, Inc. for CCTV Maintenance and Repair. “To provide maintenance and repair services to the City's CitiWatch platform.” Transaction amount is $6,785,000.

Labor Commissioner

SB-23-13529, Managerial and Professional Society of Baltimore, Inc. (MAPS) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), FY 2024-2025.

Law

SB-23-13485, Lee Dotson, et al. v. Ethan Newberg, et al. U.S. District Court. Settlement amount is $287,500.00.

SB-23-13664, Kuniken v. Ethan Newberg, et al. U.S. District Court. Settlement amount is $287,500.00.

SB-23-13416, Employment Agreement for Police Commissioner Designate Richard J. Worley, Jr. Transaction amount is $285,000. This item was deferred from the 9/20 Board of Estimates meeting.

SB-23-13412, Employment Agreement for Designate Fire Chief James Wallace. Transaction amount is $218,000. This item was deferred from the 9/20 Board of Estimates meeting. 

Parking Authority

SB-23-12901, Emergency Procurement Agreement between BCPA and Contracting Specialists DC, LLC. “Engineer hired by PABC to evaluate the structure of the Plaza and Garage it was determined that the expansion joint running through roughly 80% of the Plaza and across the pick-up/drop-off and taxi lanes was failing – needs immediate attention.” Transaction amount is $5,257,10.64.

Public Works

SB-23-13385, Construction Award - Water Contract No. 1367- Old Goucher Water Main Replacements. Transaction amount is $9,590,000.

SB-23-13507, Sanitary Contract No. 991- Liquid Oxygen Rehabilitation at the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant. “To provide design Engineering Services for Liquid Oxygen Plant Rehabilitation at Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant.” Transaction amount is $1,199,890.34.

SB-23-13157, Partial Release of Retainage: Water Contract No. 1211 – Ashburton Reservoir Zone 2 Tanks. The Contractor has requested a Partial Release of Retainage. Transaction amount is $4,793,747.

SB-23-12770, Change Order #1 for Storm Drain Contract No. 7800. “A change order for additional time and funding in order to continue addressing storm drain emergencies.” Transaction amount is $2,000,000.

Recreation and Parks

SB-23-13535, AWARD for RP21830 Parkview Recreation Center - Accompany TOFs for SB-23-13234. “The Department of Recreation and Parks requests the Board to award RP21830 Parkview Recreation Center to the second lowest responsive bidder, Towson Mechanical Incorporated.” Transaction amount is $10,923,000.

Address the Board

MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

Members of the public can submit Statements of Opposition. Statements must be received by noon on the Tuesday prior to the Board of Estimates meeting. A Statement of Opposition means a written statement by a member of the public expressing opposition to an item presented on a Board of Estimates agenda for a vote, provided that the person submitting the statement of opposition is a City resident or taxpayer, or a spokesperson for a City resident or taxpayer, or is directly and specifically affected by a pending matter or decision of the Board, and (d) that is distinct from a Protest.

Members of the public can also submit statements of support to the Board of Estimates. Statements of support can come from anyone in the public in support of any item listed on the stated Board of Estimates agenda.  Please indicate if you would like to address the Board or only wish to have your statement of support noted.

BIDDERS

Protests for contract awards must be received by noon on the Monday prior to the Board of Estimates meeting. A protest is a written challenge to the award of a bid to a particular bidder that has been presented to the Board of Estimates on an agenda for a vote. Anyone submitting a protest must be registered as a procurement lobbyist with the Board of Ethics in accordance with Baltimore City Ethics Code, §8-12.

Rules for submitting Protests and Statements of Opposition are available at the Comptroller's website. Protests (written challenges to the award of a bid) must be received by noon on the Monday prior to the Board of Estimates meeting. 

The complete regulations on procurement, protests, minority and women-owned business enterprises, and debarment/suspensions can be found on the Comptroller's website.

Protests and Statements of Opposition or Support must be submitted to BOE.Clerk@baltimorecity.gov by mail or hand delivery to Attn: Clerk, Board of Estimates Room 204, City Hall, 100 N. Holliday Street. 

Attend the Meeting

In person. Join us on the second floor of City Hall in the Hyman Pressman Board Room, 100 N. Holliday St.

Streaming. All meetings are streamed live on Charm TV and posted after on Charm TV's Youtube channel.

Listen in. Members of the public can call in via Webex by dialing (408)-418-9388; access code:  2339 931 4246

Watch on television. Watch Charm TV, channel 25.

Notices

Schedule. The Board meets regularly on the first and third Wednesday of each month, with the exception of June and December. Please see the Comptroller’s website for a detailed BOE meeting schedule and associated submission deadlines.

BOE Database. The Baltimore City Board of Estimates (BOE) Database provides both transparency and easy access to searchable information for the BOE, Comptroller’s Office, internal agency customers and the public. It can be found at https://comptroller.baltimorecity.gov/boe/summaries

Background Information. Requests for background documents for any Board of Estimates items should be made through Geoff.Shannon@baltimorecity.gov.

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