HCPSS MPIA Request #2024-040

Jacob Kogan
Requested Information
This is a request under the Maryland Public Information Act, Title 4 of the General Provisions of the Maryland Code. Please provide all records in your custody and control pertaining to the following:

1. this year ZUM Transportation contract,
2. last year Blue Horizons bus company contract.
Date Received
Response Notes

Responsive to this request, the following records are publicly available. Please note, the available records reflect contract awards prior to the current school year, which were staggered per route or type (Athletics for example) and may have spanned multiple years:
• MPIA 2023-143: https://mpia.hcpss.org/requests/2023-143. The contract between HCPSS and Zum, Inc. is available under this prior MPIA response.
• Bids and Contracts August 23, 2018: https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/B3TS3Z70C8E6/$file/08%2023%202018%20Bids%20and%20Contracts%20BR.pdf – see PC-13.
• Bids and Contracts April 11, 2019: https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/BAVTA7683541/$file/04%2011%202019%20Bids%20and%20Contracts%20BR.pdf – see PC-63.
• Bids and Contracts January 9, 2020: https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/BK9S6Y7133C6/$file/01%2009%202020%20Bids%20and%20Contracts%20BR.pdf – see PC-34.
• Bids and Contracts March 26, 2020: https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/BMYLYS58E0CB/$file/03%2026%20202%20Bids%20%26%20Contracts%20BR.pdf – see PC-52.
• Bids and Contracts January 7, 2021: https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/BWHSYJ6FCEB1/$file/01%2007%202021%20Bids%20%20Contracts%20BR.pdf – see PC-19.
• Bids and Contracts May 11, 2021: https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/C2PK6Y4FDB56/$file/05%2011%202021%20Bids%20and%20Contracts%20BR.pdf – see PC-38.
• Bids and Contracts May 27, 2021: https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/C38NZX5D65AC/$file/05%2027%202021%20Bids%20and%20Contracts%20BR.pdf – see PC-39.
• Bids and Contracts September 23, 2021: https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/C6UR4V68BF33/$file/09%2023%202021%20Bids%20%26%20Contracts%20BR.pdf – see PC-13.

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