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File #: 22-0249    Version: 0 Name: Prevailing Wage - Revisions and Petitions
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 6/21/2022 In control: Ways and Means
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Prevailing Wage - Revisions and Petitions For the purpose of simplifying the manner by which the City revises its prevailing wage for construction contracts and providing for a rate review procedure after the initial rate establishment.
Sponsors: Kristerfer Burnett, John T. Bullock, Sharon Green Middleton, Ryan Dorsey, Odette Ramos, Phylicia Porter, Zeke Cohen, James Torrence, Robert Stokes, Sr.
Indexes: Prevailing Wage, Revisions
Attachments: 1. 22-0249~1st Reader, 2. 22-0249 Comptroller, 3. Law 22-0249, 4. OECR 22-0249, 5. 22-0249 Prevailing Wage Rates_OECR, 6. XX Final Synopsis 22-0249, 7. Handout 1 PowerPoint Presentatin 22-0249, 8. XX Final Hearing Notes 22-0249
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City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: Councilmember Burnett


A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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Prevailing Wage - Revisions and Petitions
For the purpose of simplifying the manner by which the City revises its prevailing wage for construction contracts and providing for a rate review procedure after the initial rate establishment.
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By repealing and re-ordaining, with amendments
Article 5 - Finance, Property, and Procurement
Section 25-16
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the Laws of Baltimore City read as follows:

Baltimore City Code

Article 5. Finance, Property, and Procurement

Subtitle 25. Prevailing Wages for Work under Construction Contracts

ยง 25-16. [Schedules of prevailing] Prevailing wage [rates] determination.

(a) Board of Estimates to adopt, review, and revise.

(1) The Board of Estimates may adopt, establish, repeal, modify, change, or amend, from time to time, schedules of prevailing hourly wage rates to be paid to all classes of laborers, mechanics, or apprentices directly employed by any contractor or any subcontractor on the site in any of the various types of work or projects mentioned in or contemplated by this subtitle.

(2) These schedules of prevailing hourly wage rates shall be reviewed and revised by the Board of Estimates at least once every year to conform to the area prevailing hourly wage rates.
(b) Basis of revision.

(1) The revision may be based [on recommendations by the prevailing wage section of the Wage Commission] on:

(i) the prevailing wage rate established annually for the Cit...

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