Tag: board of estimates

Coming Soon? A Bike Boulevard for Covington Street in Federal Hill and Riverside

Photo via Bikemore

Baltimore’s Board of Estimates will vote tomorrow on whether to disburse more than $91,000 in state grants for a new “bicycle boulevard” along Covington Street in Federal Hill and Riverside.

Baltimore Officials to Vote on Hosting 2026 FIFA World Cup

The Uruguay-Costa Rica match at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Photo by Danilo Borges/Portal da Copa, via Wikimedia Commons.

Barring any hiccups tomorrow, city officials will officially make Baltimore a potential host city for the world’s biggest soccer tournament eight years away.

Family to Receive $110K to Settle False Imprisonment Lawsuit Involving City Police


Baltimore officials today approved yet another settlement tied to an incident involving city police officers, signing off on a $110,000 payout to a family who said they were falsely arrested and imprisoned.

Pugh: Plan to Tear Down Confederate Monuments was to ‘Move Quickly and Quietly’

The vandalized base of the Lee-Jackson Monument in the Wyman Park Dell.

Mayor Catherine Pugh knew she wanted to rid the city of its Confederate monuments, she says. She just wasn’t sure how, and how to time it.

City Set to Pay Out $1.12 Million to Settle Four Lawsuits Involving Police Officers


Baltimore City officials are signing some big checks this month to settle a series of lawsuits involving police dating back to 2013.

City Approves $430M ‘Headworks’ Project Designed to Fix Baltimore’s Underground Sewage Backup

Waste “digesters” at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

A plan is moving forward to stop the miles-long sewage buildup that causes fecal matter to flow into Baltimore’s waterways nearly every time it rains.

City Considering Contracts for Not One, But Two Traffic Camera Vendors; Offering Them $9.6 Million Combined


City officials have narrowed down their list of traffic camera vendors to two companies that, if approved by the Board of Estimates this week, will be paid $9.6 million to track and ticket Baltimore drivers.

Is Baltimore Open for Business?


One of Governor Hogan’s key messages is that “Maryland is open for business.” 

Ahead of Final Approval for Pier Six Operating Deal, AEG Live Files Protest

Boston plays at Pier Six Pavilion this past May. Courtesy Pier Six/Facebook.
Boston plays at Pier Six Pavilion this past May. Courtesy Pier Six/Facebook.

AEG Live may have lost out during the bidding process for the contract to operate Pier Six Pavilion, but the media conglomerate isn’t going down without a fight.

Lawsuit Settled Over Royal Farms Arena Ticket Fees


royal-farms-arenaEvent goers often wonder where their ticket fees go. In the case of Baltimore Arena attendees over a recent two-year period, the fees are going back to the public. A class action lawsuit that alleged improper ticket fees at Royal Farms Arena was settled.