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Tag Archives: Baltimore Board of Estimates

State’s Attorney Bernstein moving office to SunTrust (access required)

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein has achieved one of the first goals he announced after taking office in January 2011: Finding new space to consolidate roughly 200 prosecutors, investigators and support staff who are now dispersed throughout the city’s circuit courthouses.

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Board of Estimates OKs first police-involved settlement of 2012 (access required)

The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday signed off on a $70,000 settlement with three people, one a 2-year-old boy, who were injured by city police officers during a 2009 arrest. The city’s spending board approved the settlement — the ...

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Baltimore spending panel OKs settlements in two cases (access required)

The Baltimore Board of Estimates last week approved a $375,000 settlement in a lawsuit filed by the family of an unarmed Baltimore man who was shot twice in the back by a police officer in 2008. The family of Edward ...

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Week in review: 12/16/11 (access required)

More apartments for Fells Point Ground was formally broken Tuesday on Union Wharf, a 281-unit luxury apartment mixed-use complex in Fells Point in Baltimore. The property had been sold by developer Larry Silverstein to the Bozzuto Group this fall for $9.5 ...

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Pay hike for elected officials kicks in quietly (access required)

The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday noted no objections to an automatic 2.5 percent cost-of-living adjustment for elected officials including the City Council, mayor and comptroller. The board, whose membership includes the comptroller, mayor and the president of the ...

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Baltimore OKs two more police settlements (access required)

The Baltimore Board of Estimates on Wednesday approved paying $107,500 to settle two police misconduct lawsuits, bringing the total for the year to at least $1 million. The board approved payment of $67,500 to a man who claimed he was ...

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Week in review: 10/28/11 (access required)

Limit threatens ongoing protest Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday that the city intends to enforce Occupy Baltimore’s permit application, which set a limit beginning that day of two persons staying overnight at McKeldin Square, the site of the protest since ...

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