Board of Public Works – July 28 Meeting Agenda

Maryland’s Board of Public Works reviews projects, contracts, and expenditure plans for state agencies – many of which affect county governments. The BPW consists of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy Kopp, and Comptroller Peter Franchot. It meets on alternating Wednesdays, and the meetings are open to the public. Meetings are held in the Governor’s Reception Room on the 2nd floor of the State House in Annapolis. The Board’s next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, July 28,…

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Board of Public Works – July 7 Meeting Agenda

Maryland’s Board of Public Works 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. Meetings are held in the Governor’s Reception Room on the 2nd floor of the State House in Annapolis. The Board’s next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday,…

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

The Board of Public Works (BPW) -- a three-member panel, which includes Governor Larry Hogan, Comptroller Peter Franchot, and State Treasurer Nancy Kopp -- reviews projects, contracts, and expenditure plans for state agencies -- many of which have an effect on county governments. The BPW considered and approved the following requests and recommendations in its June 16, 2021 meeting. Note: This is not a comprehensive list of all considerations and approvals during the meeting. Anne…

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June 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 June 2, 2021 meeting. This is not a comprehensive list of all considerations and approvals during the meeting. Allegany A request to enter into a grant agreement for a $500,000 grant to the Mayor and City Council of the City of Cumberland for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site improvement, and capital equipping of the Baltimore…

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May 19 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 May 19, 2021 meeting. This is not a comprehensive list of all considerations and approvals during the meeting. Anne Arundel A request to certify matching funds and enter into grant agreements for grants totaling $100,000 to the Board of Directors of Anne Arundel Lodge, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site improvement, and capital equipping…

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Board of Public Works – May 19 Meeting 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…

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May 5 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 May 5, 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 a total of $7,425 from Program Open Space funding allocated to Allegany County for the following projects at Cresaptown Community Park: $5,400 to replace the roof at Opessa Field (Item…

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Maryland Board of Public Works – May 5, 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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April 21 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 April 21, 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 $100,000 from the Program Open Space funding allocated to Allegany County to resurface the track at Frostburg State University (Item 1A of the Department of Natural Resources’ Real Property Agenda)…

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Advisory Panel: Keep State Property Tax Rate Steady

The Commission on State Debt is recommending that the Board of Public Works (BPW) set a State property tax rate of 11.2 cents per $100 of assessed value on real property and 28.0 cents per $100 of assessed value on operating real property of public utilities for fiscal 2022. The State has set and kept that rate since 2007, when it was reduced from 13.2 cents. According to Maryland Matters: The commission’s job is to…

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