Maryland Board of Public Works – January 27, 2021 Agenda

Maryland’s Board of Public Works (BPW) reviews projects, contracts, and expenditure plans for state agencies – many of which have an effect on county governments. The BPW is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy Kopp, and Comptroller Peter Franchot. It meets on alternating Wednesdays and the meetings are open to the public. The meeting will be held in Governor’s Reception Room on the 2nd floor of the State House in Annapolis. Note: In light of the COVID-19 epidemic,…

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January 6 Board of Public Works Meeting: What Counties Need to Know

The Board of Public Works (BPW) considered and approved the following requests and recommendations in its January 6, 2021 meeting. This is not a comprehensive list of all considerations and approvals during the meeting. Allegany A request from the Department of Natural Resources to commit $12,500 from the Program Open Space funding allocated to Allegany County to add picnic tables and purchase and install the following at three Town of Barton parks: Latrobe: Additional mulch…

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Maryland Board of Public Works – January 6, 2021 Agenda

Maryland’s Board of Public Works (BPW) reviews projects, contracts, and expenditure plans for state agencies – many of which have an effect on county governments. The BPW is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy Kopp, and Comptroller Peter Franchot. It meets on alternating Wednesdays and the meetings are open to the public. The meeting will be held in Governor’s Reception Room on the 2nd floor of the State House in Annapolis. Note: In light of the COVID-19 epidemic,…

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MD General Assembly Posts Pre-Filed Bill List

The Maryland General Assembly Senate and House pre-filed bill lists are now available on the General Assembly website. Although the list of pre-file bills are available, there is no bill text at this time. Currently, readers are able to view the bill title, sponsor, and committee assignment. As of today, there are 780 total House and Senate pre-filed bills and resolutions listed on the website. This will be updated to reflect updates on the General…

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December 16 Board of Public Works Meeting: What Counties Need to Know

The Board of Public Works (BPW) considered and approved the following requests and recommendations in its December 16, 2020 meeting. This is not a comprehensive list of all considerations and approvals during the meeting. Allegany A request from the Maryland Historical Trust to approve a $100,000 grant to the Mayor and City Council of Cumberland under the African American Heritage Preservation Program to rehabilitate the Carver School (340 Frederick Street, Cumberland).  The school was constructed…

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Maryland Board of Public Works – December 16, 2020 Agenda

Maryland’s Board of Public Works (BPW) reviews projects, contracts, and expenditure plans for state agencies – many of which have an effect on county governments. The BPW is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy Kopp, and Comptroller Peter Franchot. It meets on alternating Wednesdays and the meetings are open to the public. The meeting will be held in Governor’s Reception Room on the 2nd floor of the State House in Annapolis. Note: In light of the COVID-19 epidemic,…

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December 2 Board of Public Works Meeting: What Counties Need to Know

The Board of Public Works (BPW) considered and approved the following requests and recommendations in its December 2, 2020 meeting. This is not a comprehensive list of all considerations and approvals during the meeting. Anne Arundel A request from the Department of Natural Resources to commit $2,683,754.17 from the Program Open Space funding allocated to Anne Arundel County and $2,000,000 from Program Open Space Stateside to acquire 13.22 acres to add to Quiet Waters Park as…

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$250M Agreement Reached to Settle All Purple Line Claims and Terminate Litigation
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$250M Agreement Reached to Settle All Purple Line Claims and Terminate Litigation

The State of Maryland and its partners - Meridiam, Star America, and Flour - today announced they have reached a $250 million agreement that settles all outstanding financials and terminates the current litigation regarding the Purple Line project. While the agreement is pending review by the Maryland Board of Public Works (BPW), the parties have agreed to put all pending claims and litigation on hold. As a part of the settlement agreement, Purple Line Transit…

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Maryland Board of Public Works – December 2, 2020 Agenda

Maryland’s Board of Public Works (BPW) reviews projects, contracts, and expenditure plans for state agencies – many of which have an effect on county governments. The BPW is composed of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy Kopp, and Comptroller Peter Franchot. It meets on alternating Wednesdays and the meetings are open to the public. The meeting will be held in Governor’s Reception Room on the 2nd floor of the State House in Annapolis. Note: In light of the COVID-19 epidemic,…

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November 18 Board of Public Works Meeting: What Counties Need to Know

The Board of Public Works (BPW) considered and approved the following requests and recommendations in its November 18, 2020 meeting. This is not a comprehensive list of all considerations and approvals during the meeting. Allegany A request from the Department of Natural Resources to commit a total of $26,550 from Program Open Space funding allocated to Allegany County for the following two projects at Bel-Air Community Park: $14,850 to install four new pickleball courts (Item…

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