Maryland Board of Public Works – October 21, 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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October 7 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 October 7, 2020 meeting. This is not a comprehensive list of all considerations and approvals during the meeting. Allegany A request from the Maryland Department of the Environment for new grant funding up to $2,001,788 from the Bay Restoration Fund to the City of Frostburg for the Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) Elimination, Phase IX-B Stoyer Street Corridor project.  This…

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Maryland Board of Public Works – October 7, 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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September 23 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 September 23, 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 $149,000 in funding from the Community Parks and Playground Program to purchase and install new playground equipment and safety surfacing at East First Street in Cumberland, consistent with National Playground…

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Maryland Board of Public Works – September 23, 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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September 2nd 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 September 2, 2020 meeting. This is not a comprehensive list of all considerations and approvals during the meeting. All Counties A request from the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services for approval to award a contract to improve the statewide status of the 911 telephone emergency system for all counties and Baltimore City.  This request is due to…

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Maryland Board of Public Works – September 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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August 12th 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 August 12, 2020 meeting. This is not a comprehensive list of all considerations and approvals during the meeting. Allegany A request to certify matching funds and enter into a grant agreement for a $75,000 grant to the Board of Directors of the Foundation of Frostburg, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site improvement, and capital…

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Maryland Board of Public Works – August 12, 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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Maryland Generates $180 Million Premium from $1.1 Billion Bond Sale

The State of Maryland last week sold $1,011.4 million in general obligation (GO) bonds for capital projects. This included $540 million in new tax-exempt bonds, $115.8 million in tax-exempt refunding bonds, and $355.6 million in taxable advanced refunding bonds. Maryland typically issues tax-exempt GO bonds twice a year to support the State’s nontransportation capital program. The true interest cost (TIC) for the sale bonds is 1.11%. The TIC for the most recent bond sale on…

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