Recent News

Mayor Scott, DPW Director Announce New Plan to Help Small Businesses Compete for Utility Contracts

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell announced a new strategy, the DPW Unbundling Initiative that will mentor Baltimore-based diverse and small businesses and prepare them to compete on their own as general or prime contractors.


City Launches 'Baltimore Data Academy' Training Program For City Employees

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Chief Data Officer Justin Elszasz announce the launch of "Baltimore Data Academy," a new online data training program open to all City employees developed in partnership with the Bloomberg Center for Government Excellence at Johns Hopkins University.


Mayor Scott's Statement on Juvenile Homicide

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued the following statement regarding the recent death of a Baltimore youth.


Mayor Scott Unveils Public Safety Accountability Dashboard

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the release of Baltimore's first-ever Public Safety Accountability Dashboard (PSAD) alongside Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement (MONSE) Executive Director Shantay Jackson and members of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council.


Mayor Scott's Statement on February 15 Board of Estimates Meeting Vote

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued the following statement regarding the the Board of Estimates' (BOE) vote on February 15, 2023.


Mayor Scott Appoints Khalilah Slater Harrington to the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the appointment of Khalilah Slater Harrington to the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners.


Maryland Congressional Members Announce $2 Million in Federal Funding to Move Forward on Removal of Highway to Nowhere

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Kweisi Mfume, Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (all D-Md.) announced $2 million in federal funding for Baltimore City to plan for the redevelopment of the Highway to Nowhere in West Baltimore, a highway project that destroyed homes and businesses and displaced 1,500 residents at the time of its construction more than 50 years ago.


Mayor Scott Announces $11.7 Million in American Rescue Plan Act Funding Towards Expanding Library Services and Renovations

Baltimore City Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced additional investments using American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds: a combined $11.7 million to advance digital equity, update the HVAC systems of City libraries, and help build a new library in the Park Heights community.


Mayor Scott's Statement on Arrest Made in Edmondson Westside Shopping Center Shooting

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a statement in response to the arrest made in the Edmondson Westside Shopping Center shooting that took place on January 4, 2023.


Board of Estimates Approves Historic Deal, as Mayor Affirms Commitment to Moving City Forward

This morning, the Board of Estimates (BOE) approved the City's agreement with Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) over the use of the City's conduit.