Press Releases

Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule August 1-5


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 8/3

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the August 3rd meeting is now available. It can be found on our database or on the Comptroller’s website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Comptroller Henry's Statement on the Extension to Agreement with Redwood Apartments LLLP

On July 20, 2022, the Board of Estimates voted on an Extension to Agreement with Redwood Apartments LLLP. Details about the deal can be found on p. 96 of the Board of Estimates agenda. The extension passed with a vote 3-2, with the Comptroller & City Council President voting nay.


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule July 18-22


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 7/20

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the July 20th meeting is now available. It can be found on our database or on the Comptroller’s website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule July 11-15


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule June 27-July 2


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 6/29

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the June 29th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller’s website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Special Board of Estimates Meeting 6/23


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule June 21-25


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 6/22

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the June 22nd meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller’s website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Audit Reports Identify Fiscal Oversight Issues in City Agencies

Baltimore, MD - Two new audits, a Department of Public Works (DPW) Biennial Financial Audit and an independent report concerning Department of Finance (DOF) unidentified receipts were presented to the Board of Estimates this week at its June 15th meeting.


Release: Comptroller Henry's Statement on DPW Water Rate Increase

Comptroller Henry's statement on today's water rate increase.


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule June 13-17


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 6/15

The Board of Estimates agenda for the June 15th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller’s website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Press Release: Comptroller Henry Announces New Department of Accounts Payable

Comptroller Bill Henry has announced the creation of the Department of Accounts Payable. The new department will be responsible for all payments and disbursements made by the City with the exception of payroll and debt management. The Office of the Comptroller will oversee the new office proposed to begin operation in January 2023.


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule May 31-June 3


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 6/1

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the June 1st meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller’s website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Comptroller Henry Unveils New Board of Estimates Database

Baltimore, MD - Comptroller Bill Henry has announced the debut of a fully searchable database of Baltimore City Board of Estimates (BOE) transactions. This new database will provide both transparency and easy access to searchable information for the BOE, Comptroller’s Office, internal agency customers and the public.


Release: Office of Homeless Services has Opportunity to Improve Services, Audit Finds

Baltimore, MD - The Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services (MOHS) has an opportunity to enhance its permanent housing program to ensure the City’s homeless population is housed in a faster, more efficient matter, a Biennial Performance Audit Report has found.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 5/18

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the May 18th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller’s website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule May 16-20


Statement: Comptroller Bill Henry on the FY23 Proposed Budget

Baltimore, MD - Today, I voted yes on sending Mayor Scott’s Proposed Ordinance of Estimates to the City Council. My decision did not come lightly; I have given it considerable thought over the past few weeks.


Release: Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 5/11

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the special meeting on May 11th is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller’s website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule May 9-13


Release: Report – Finance Must Improve Vendor Invoice Payment Process

Baltimore, MD - Baltimore City’s accounts payable process must improve its accuracy, continuity, efficiency and effectiveness in order to improve the accountability of timely invoice payment processing for vendor invoices, according to a newly released Biennial Performance Audit presented to the Board of Estimates at its May 4th meeting. 


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule May 2-6


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 5/4

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


NOTICE: Office of the Comptroller Taking Public Comment on Proposed Amendments to Title 27 Board of Estimates Subtitle 01 Regulations on Procurement

The Office of the Baltimore City Comptroller is accepting public comments on proposed amendments to certain provisions of the City’s Procurement Regulations. The current Procurement Regulations were enacted in 2019 under the authority granted by Article VI, Section 11 of the Baltimore City Charter.


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule April 25-29


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule for April 18-22


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 4/20

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the April 20th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller’s website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Newsletter: Celebrating Small Successes


Release: Baltimore City Preliminary Budget Available to Review

Baltimore, MD – In accordance with Article VI of the Baltimore City Charter, the Fiscal Year 2023 Preliminary Budget is now available for review. Visit the website of the Bureau of the Budget and Management Research (BBMR) to review or download a copy of the budget.


Release: Multiple Findings in Report on the Baltimore City Comcast Cable Franchise Agreement

Baltimore, MD – City Auditor Josh Pasch presented a report on the Baltimore City Cable Television Franchise agreement to the Board of Estimates on April 6, 2022. This is the first of three reports on the Comcast Cable Franchise.


Release: Board of Estimates Draft Agenda for 4/6

Baltimore, MD - A DRAFT Board of Estimates agenda for the April 6th BOE meeting is now available. This DRAFT is still being edited for corrections and additions due to the high volume of transactions submitted for this meeting. It can also be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab. We will update our website with the final agenda on Monday, April 4th.


Release: Baltimore City Set to Sell Lake Clifton High School Property to Morgan State University

Baltimore, MD - The Baltimore City Department of Real Estate has announced a new Land Disposition Agreement (LDA) with Morgan State University, which has agreed to purchase the former Lake Clifton High School property in East Baltimore. The university has long-term plans to develop a new satellite campus on the site.


Release: Comptroller Henry Releases 2022 Audit Plan

Baltimore, MD – Comptroller Bill Henry, in coordination with the Department of Audits and City Auditor Josh Pasch, has announced the 2022 Biennial Audit plan.


Release: Board of Estimates to Host Annual Taxpayers’ Night

Baltimore, MD – Baltimore City’s Board of Estimates (BOE) is inviting residents to learn more about the Mayor’s proposed budget at the annual Taxpayers’ Night. This special meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 27th at 6pm in Baltimore City Hall and via Webex. It will include a presentation on the Fiscal 2023 Preliminary Budget from Budget Director Bob Cenname. After the presentation, residents are invited to give testimony on their budget priorities.


Release: Comptroller's Testimony on HB73 Complete Streets and Safe Routes to School Programs – Funding

Baltimore, MD - Comptroller Bill Henry submitted the testimony for consideration during the Maryland Senate's Judicial Proceedings hearing scheduled for 3/29 for HB73.


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule March 27-April 1


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule March 14-18


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 3/16

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the March 16th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Mayor Scott Announces Reopening of City Hall


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule March 7-11


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule February 28-March 4


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 3/2

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the March 2nd meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule February 22-25


Comptroller Henry Testifies in Support of House Bill 703 to Close Rental License Loophole


Release: Audit Report Makes Recommendations for Improved Management of Escheat Funds

Baltimore, MD - City Auditor Josh Pasch presented a report on Baltimore City’s escheat funds procedures at the February 16th Board of Estimates meeting. Escheat funds are managed in the Department of Finance (DOF).


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule February 14-18


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 2/16

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the February 16th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Audit Finds DPW Has Persistent Billing and Collections Issues

City Auditor Josh Pasch presented the Biennial Performance Audit for the Department of Public Works (DPW) at the February 9th Board of Estimates meeting.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 2/9

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates is scheduled to meet next Wednesday, February 9th


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule February 7-11


Comptroller Henry Testifies in Support of SB 276 Concerning Baltimore City Public School Buildings


Advisory: February 2nd Board of Estimates Schedule Changes


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule January 31-February 4


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 2/2

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the February 2nd meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Comptroller Henry Testifies in Support of SB 47 Concerning Police Pension Forfeitures


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule January 24-28

Comptroller Henry's full public schedule for the of January 24th through 28th


Statement: Comptroller Henry on Rowhome Fire Tragedy

Baltimore, MD - Statement from Comptroller Bill Henry on the deaths' of three City firefighters in the line of duty.


Press Release: Department of Real Estate Seeking Proposals for City Property

Comptroller Bill Henry and Real Estate Officer Andy Frank today announced a new request for proposals (RFP) for a historic property at 2001 Park Avenue.


Comptroller Henry Testifies on Behalf of HB 57 for Fair and Equitable Auto Insurance Rates

Comptroller Henry testified before the Economic Matters Committee on behalf of HB 57, "Motor Vehicle Insurance - Rate Filing - Trade Secrets and Factors Used to Establish Rates."


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 1/19

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the January 19th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Comptroller Henry Presents Priority List for the 2022 Maryland Legislative Session

Comptroller Bill Henry presented his priority list to the City Delegation for the 2022 Maryland General Assembly during the second annual Issues & Priorities pre-session hearing Nov. 16. 


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 1/5

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the January 5th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Overtime Payment Settlement Announced for Office of Comptroller Employees

A settlement has been reached with employees of the Office of the Comptroller following a 2020 investigation by the Department of Labor (DOL) into overtime pay practices under the Pratt administration.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 12/22

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the December 22nd meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule Dec. 20-24

Comptroller Bill Henry's Public schedule for the week of December 20th to the 24th has been announced. 


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 12/15

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the December 15th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule December 13-17

Baltimore, MD - Comptroller Bill Henry has announced weekly public schedule for the week of December 13-17. 


Statement: Comptroller Henry Celebrates a Year of Accomplishments and Accountability

Baltimore, MD -  Statement from Comptroller Henry celebrating a year in office on the anniversary of his inauguration.  


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 12/8

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the December 8th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 11/24

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the November 24th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab


Release: Audit Finds DHCD Is Improving How It Tracks Vacant Housing and Contracts

Baltimore, MD - Comptroller Bill Henry and City Auditor Josh Pasch this week presented the Biennial Performance Audit for the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) at the November 17th Board of Estimates meeting.


Release: Comptroller’s Office Saves Baltimore $2.4 Million in Modernization

Baltimore, MD - The Department of Telecommunication is leading an internal review to eliminate unused legacy telephone lines


Release: Board of Estimates Proposes New Governing Regulations

Baltimore, MD - As part of the continued efforts to make the Board of Estimates more transparent and accessible, Comptroller Henry has proposed major changes to the Board’s operations


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 11/17

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the November 17th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule November 15-19

Baltimore, MD - Comptroller Henry has announced his weekly public schedule for November 15th through November 19th.


Release: Audit Recommends New Procedures, Accounting for BCFD’s Fire and Special Events Programs

Baltimore, MD - This week, Comptroller Bill Henry and City Auditor Josh Pasch presented a Biennial Performance Audit of the Baltimore City Fire Department, offering recommendations and examining prior findings.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 11/3

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the November 3rd meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 10/27

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the October 27th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule October 25-30

Baltimore, MD - Comptroller Bill Henry announced his weekly public schedule for the week of October 25 to October 30. 


Release: Comptroller’s Office Implements New Audits Callback Policy

Baltimore, MD - Comptroller Bill Henry announced this week a new policy calling back city agencies to update the Board of Estimates on their biannual audit findings.


Release: New Development for Former Dr Roland N Patterson Senior Academy

Baltimore, MD - Comptroller Bill Henry today announced the sale of the former Dr. Roland N. Patterson school property (4701 Greenspring Avenue) to Choo Smith Youth Empowerment, Inc. (CSYE). 


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 10/20

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the October 20th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 10/6

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the October 6th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 9/29

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the September 29th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Comptroller Henry's Remarks at 9/22 Plastic Bag Press Conference

Baltimore, MD - Comptroller Henry's remarks at Mayor Scott's press conference on the Comprehensive Plastic Bag Reduction Program rollout (commonly known as the bag ban).


Statement: Comptroller Henry on New Real Estate Software

Baltimore, MD - Statement from Comptroller Henry at Board of Estimates meeting on September 22, 2021, on purchase approval of Tolemi Software for real estate worK.


Release: Comptroller Henry Names Andy Frank Real Estate Officer

Baltimore, MD -  Comptroller Bill Henry today named Andy Frank as the permanent Real Estate Officer overseeing the Department of Real Estate (DoRE).


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 9/22

Baltimore, MD - Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the September 22nd meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Comptroller on BPD Supplemental Appropriations

Baltimore, MD - Comptroller Henry shared the following statement on the Baltimore Police Department's supplemental appropriation for FY21.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 9/15

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the September 15th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 9/1

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the September 1st meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Statement on BPD Contract Funding for Marketing Campaign

August 25, 2021

Baltimore, MD - This morning, the Board of Estimates voted on the Baltimore Police Department's Professional Services Agreement with idfive for targeted marking efforts.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 8/25

August 23, 2021

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the August 25th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Statement: Statement: Comptroller Henry on City Employee Health Insurance Rates

August 11, 2021

Baltimore, MD - Comptroller Henry voted against approving the 2022 CY Active Employee and Retiree Health Insurance Rates. Read more.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 8/11

August 9, 2021

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the August 11th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 8/4

August 2, 2021

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


Press Release: Comptroller Bill Henry on City worker Health Care Mandate

July 27, 2021

Henry encourages City leadership to mandate vaccinations or routine COVID-19 testing for workforce.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 7/28

July 26, 2021

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the July 28th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 7/21

July 19, 2021

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the July 21st meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Statement on Office of the Inspector General Advisory Board

July 14, 2021

Baltimore, MD - Comptroller Bill Henry released a  statement on the Office of the Inspector General's Advisory Board.


Advisory: UPDATED Board of Estimates Call-In Access

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

NOTICE - The Board of Estimates agenda for June 14, 2021, has been updated to reflect changes in the dial-in information. This information is DIFFERENT from the agenda published yesterday, June 12th. The agenda can be found on the Comptroller's website


Release: Baltimore Announces City-Wide Real Estate Process Review

July 1, 2021

Baltimore, MD - The Comptroller’s Department of Real Estate, together with the Mayor’s Office, will lead a collaborative effort to ensure greater transparency, data accessibility, and a system of stewardship that maximizes the value of Baltimore’s real property assets and real estate transactions.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 6/30

June 28, 2021

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the June 30th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 6/23

June 21, 2021

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the June 16th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 6/16

June 14, 2021

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the June 16th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release:  Mayor, Council President, and Comptroller Urge Governor to Reverse Halting Federally Funding Unemployment Benefits

June 14, 2021

Baltimore City Mayor Brandon M. Scott, City Council President Nick J. Mosby, and Comptroller Bill Henry sent a letter to Governor Hogan urging him to reverse his decision to halt federally-funded unemployment benefits. Read the full letter here.


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule June 13-19

June 14, 2021

Comptroller's Henry public schedule for June 13-19th can be found here. Additions or changes to this schedule will be sent out as they occur, and will be posted to the Comptroller's website.


Release: Comptroller Henry's Statement on Travel Regulations

June 10, 2021

Baltimore, MD - Statement from Comptroller Bill Henry on the new City Employee Travel Regulations which passed the Board of Estimates on June 9th with a vote of 3-1.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 6/9

June 7, 2021

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the June 9th meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 6/2

June 1, 2021

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the June 2nd meeting is now available. It can be found on the Comptroller's website under the Board of Estimates tab.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 5/19

May 17, 2021

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the May 19th meeting is now available. It can be found at https://comptroller.baltimorecity.gov/boe.


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule May 17-21

May 17, 2021

Comptroller's Henry public schedule for May 17-May 21st can be found here. Additions or changes to this schedule will be sent out as they occur, and will be posted to the Comptroller's website.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 5/12

May 10, 2021

Baltimore, MD - The Board of Estimates agenda for the May 12th meeting is now available. It can be found at https://comptroller.baltimorecity.gov/boe/meetings.


Release: Recap from this Morning’s Board of Estimates Meeting

May 5, 2021

The recording of this morning’s Board of Estimates meeting is posted on Charm TV. Shared is a brief summary of the discussion of the non-routine agenda items. An official summary, including abstentions, will be posted on comptroller.baltimorecity.gov within three business days.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 5/5

May 3, 2021

The Board of Estimates agenda for the May 5th meeting is now available. It can be found at https://comptroller.baltimorecity.gov/boe/meetings.


Release: Comptroller Henry Announces New Enforcement for the 1% for Art Program

April 20, 2021

The Comptroller's Office announced new enforcement measures to support the implementation of Baltimore City's 1% for Art Program. This new process is part of an effort from the Comptroller's Office to encourage more transparency in City spending. Enforcement will begin this spring as the Comptroller's Office works with BOPA and City agencies to identify projects.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 4/21

April 19, 2021

The Board of Estimates agenda for the April 21st meeting is now available. It can be found at https://comptroller.baltimorecity.gov/boe/meetings.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 4/14

April 12, 2021

The Board of Estimates agenda for the April 14th meeting is now available. It can be found at https://comptroller.baltimorecity.gov/boe/meetings.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 4/7

April 5, 2021

The Board of Estimates agenda for the April 7th meeting is now available. It can be found at https://comptroller.baltimorecity.gov/boe/meetings.


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule April 4th - April 10th

April 5, 2021

Comptroller's Henry public schedule for April 4th through April 10th can be found here. Additions or changes to this schedule will be sent out as they occur, and will be posted to the Comptroller's website.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 3/31

March 29, 2021

The Board of Estimates agenda for the March 31st meeting is now available. It can be found at https://comptroller.baltimorecity.gov/boe/meetings.


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule March 29 - April 3rd

March 29, 2021

Comptroller's Henry public schedule for March 29th through April 3rd can be found here. Additions or changes to this schedule will be sent out as they occur, and will be posted to the Comptroller's website.


Release: Comptroller Henry Releases 2021 Audit Plan

March 24, 2021

The Biennial Audits Oversight Commission (BAOC) meeting the City Auditor, Josh Pasch, in coordination with Comptroller Bill Henry released the Department's 2021 Biennial Audit plan. The Biennial Audits Oversight Commission approved the plan by a vote in early January. 


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule March 22 - March 27

March 22, 2021

Comptroller's Henry public schedule for March 22nd through March 27th can be found here. Additions or changes to this schedule will be sent out as they occur, and will be posted to the Comptroller's website.


Release: Comptroller's 101 Day Status Report

March 19, 2021

After 100 days in Office, Comptroller Henry has laid the groundwork for a complete overhaul of the City’s fiscal watchdog. His Office is committing to issuing regular status reports to invite public dialogue and feedback. The reports are broken into two parts: transition report recommendations and notable steps.


Release: Comptroller Henry Announces the Retirement of Walter Horton

March 17, 2021

Following a long career of leadership and public service to Baltimore City, Walter Horton, the Director of the Department of Real Estate (DoRE) has announced his retirement for the end of March.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 3/17

March 15, 2021

The Board of Estimates agenda for the March 17th meeting is now available. It can be found at https://comptroller.baltimorecity.gov/boe/meetings.


Advisory: Advisory: Comptroller Henry to Hold Press Avail at 1pm

March 2, 2021

Comptroller Henry will brief and take questions from members of the press about matters on the March 3rd Board of Estimates agenda this afternoon.

Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 3/3

March 1, 2021

The Board of Estimates agenda for the March 3rd meeting is now available. It can be found at https://comptroller.baltimorecity.gov/boe/meetings.


Advisory: Comptroller Henry's Public Schedule February 27-March 5th

February 26, 2021

Comptroller's Henry public schedule for February 27th through March 5th can be found here. Additions or changes to this schedule will be sent out as they occur, and will be posted to the Comptroller's website.


Board of Estimates Recap February 24, 2021

February 24, 2021

The recording of this morning’s Board of Estimates meeting is posted on Charm TV. Shared is a brief summary of the discussion of the non-routine agenda items. An official summary, including abstentions, will be posted on comptroller.baltimorecity.gov within three business days.


Release: Comptroller Henry Hires Andy Frank as Deputy Director of Real Estate

February 22, 2021

Comptroller Bill Henry is hiring Andy Frank, a former Deputy Mayor and executive vice president for the Baltimore Development Corporation, as his Deputy Director of the Department of Real Estate. As Deputy Director of Real Estate, Frank will work with Real Estate Director Walter Horton on managing the City’s real estate assets that include municipal buildings, surplus schools, and tax sale properties.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 2/24

February 22, 2021

The Board of Estimates agenda for the February 24th meeting is now available. It can be found at https://comptroller.baltimorecity.gov/boe/meetings.


Release: Comptroller Henry Introduces Legislation

February 22, 2021

Today, Comptroller Bill Henry is introducing four bills to the Baltimore City Council, the first significant pieces of legislation ever introduced by the Baltimore City Comptroller.


Release: Acting Solicitor Shea's Travel Guidance to Comptroller Henry 

February 18, 2021

Comptroller Henry releases a statement on Acting Solicitor Shea's Travel Guidance.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 2/10

February 8, 2021

The Board of Estimates agenda for the February 10th meeting is now available. It can be found at https://comptroller.baltimorecity.gov/boe/meetings.


Release: Recap of the February 3rd Board of Estimates Meeting

February 3, 2021

Shared is a brief summary of the discussion of the non-routine agenda items. An official summary, including abstentions, will be posted on comptroller.baltimorecity.gov within three business days.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 2/3

February 1, 2021

The Board of Estimates agenda for the February 3rd meeting is now available. It can be found at https://comptroller.baltimorecity.gov/boe/meetings.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 1/27

January 25, 2021

The Board of Estimates agenda for the January 27th meeting is now available. It can be found at https://comptroller.baltimorecity.gov/boe/meetings.


Release: Comptroller Henry’s Transition Team Releases their Report

January 19, 2021

The co-chairs of Comptroller Bill Henry’s Transition Team, Senator Mary Washington, and Brad Rogers released their transition report. The 24-page report lists a set of recommendations for the Office of the Comptroller.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 1/20

January 18, 2021

The Board of Estimates agenda for the January 20th meeting is now available. It can be found at https://comptroller.baltimorecity.gov/boe/meetings.


Release: Recap of Today's Board of Estimates Meeting

January 13, 2021

This morning, Baltimore City's Board of Estimates met for the first time in 2020.


Release: Board of Estimates Agenda for 1/13

January 11, 2021

The Board of Estimates agenda for January 13th is now available. It can be found at https://comptroller.baltimorecity.gov/boe/meetings.

Release: Updates from Baltimore City's Board of Estimates

December 23, 2020

The Board of Estimates is in recess for the new two weeks. Starting January 11th, the Board of Estimates agenda will be e-mailed out prior to the meeting.


Release: Board of Estimates Approves Abstention Policy; Notes MOED Audit

December 18, 2020

This morning, Baltimore City's Board of Estimates approved a formal policy for Board members to abstain from ethical conflicts. The policy, proposed by Comptroller Bill Henry, outlines a process for members to inform the Comptroller's office prior to the BOE meeting of any items they have to abstain from on the agenda. Members of the public will be able to review all abstentions and pertinent explanations on the Comptroller's website.