Board of Estimates

The city's Board of Estimates was scheduled Wednesday to act on a $40,000 contract that would hire workers to clear an invasive species at Druid Lake and Ashburton Resevoirs--two sources of the Baltimore's drinking water. 

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The Baltimore Board of Estimates has approved $21 million dollars to cover police overtime costs.  The money comes from surplus tax revenue and Mayor Catherine Pugh says it's needed because the Police Department is about 700 officers short.

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The Board of Estimates approved the settlement to be paid to a man who was wrongfully convicted of murder and spent 20 years in prison.  The settlement for James Owens is the largest from the city in an alleged police misconduct case.