Government & Civil Services

How can I request a ceremonial document?

You can request a Mayoral Citation or Mayoral Proclamation by calling the Mayor's Constituent Call Center at 410-396-4900 or by submitting a Citation & Proclamation Request form that is available online.

How can I contact my elected official?

A list of elected officials and their contact information is available online.

City agency
City Council
What does the Baltimore City Youth Commission do?

The Youth Commissioners work together to accomplish these tasks:

  • Developing and maintaining a three-year action plan outlining areas for study by the commission
  • Reviewing issues relating to programs and services for children and youth
  • Identifying and recommending priorities among programs and services for children and youth
  • Creating a forum for discussions with children, youth, and their families
  • Advocating for services and programs for children and youth
  • Making recommendations for programs, policies, and any necessary legislation to promote the health and well-being of children, youth, and their families
  • Work with both the public and private sector to bring forth the concerns of children and youth, as well as, evaluate programming that will enhance the development of children and youth
  • Develop a communication network to disseminate information about services to children and youth
  • Submit an annual report to the Mayor and the City Council
City agency
Youth Commission
Do you have to be a Baltimore City resident to apply for the Youth Commission?

Members of the Youth Commission represent the 14 council districts. Each voting member MUST be a resident of Baltimore City. The Youth Commission will also be comprised of an additional 14 non-voting members. These non-voting members will be deputy commissioners. 

City agency
Youth Commission
Where can I find the City Council hearing schedule?
Meetings of the Baltimore City Council are held at 5:00 pm in the Clarence "Du" Burns Council Chamber, City Hall - 4th Floor, 100 North Holliday Street. This schedule is subject to change as the City Council deems necessary. City Council meetings are televised on cable channel 25. They are telecast live at 5:00 pm on meeting dates and replayed at 12:00 noon on the following Tuesday. Wednesday night committee hearings are telecast live at 5:00 pm and replayed at 12:00 noon on the following Thursday.
City agency
City Council
Where can I find Baltimore City legislation and/ or bills?

Baltimore City's legislation and bills can be searched on the Baltimore City Council website.

City agency
City Council
How to I request ceremonial letters / proclamations from the City Council?

The Baltimore City Council accepts requests for Ceremonial Resolutions. Requests (except condolences) must be received no later than 10 days before the certificate is needed. Only typed requests will be accepted. The City Council does not issue proclamations or dedicate holidays. Please contact the Baltimore City Mayor’s office for such requests.

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City Council