Recent News

Mayor Young Selects the Baltimore Development Corporation and Neighborhood Design Center to Lead Design for Distancing: Reopening Baltimore Together, a Tactical Public Health and Business Recovery Initiative Throughout Baltimore City Districts

With a $1.5 million investment from Baltimore City’s COVID-19 Small Business Assistance Initiative, Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young has announced that Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC) and Neighborhood Design Center (NDC) will lead Design for Distancing: Reopening Baltimore Together, a tactical urban design initiative intended to help small businesses reopen without compromising public health.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Releases Statement on Police Officer Shot in Line of Duty

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young released a statement in response to a police involved shooting in the 1000 block of Light Street.

Mayor Young and BDC Awards $100,000 in Grants to Baltimore City Manufacturers to Produce Personal Protective Equipment

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the Baltimore Development Corporation have announced that 10 Baltimore City manufacturers and organizations were awarded grants to produce Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) listed on the Maryland Department of Commerce’s COVID-19: Maryland Critical Needs List. 

Mayor Young, Department of Transportation, and Department of Recreation & Parks Announce Expansion of Slow Streets Pilot Program

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, along with the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Department of Recreation and Parks (BCRP), announced the expansion of the Slow Streets Pilot Program.

Mayor Young Announces Virtual YouthWorks Summer Jobs Program

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced a 2020 virtual YouthWorks summer jobs program.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces Cancellation of Public Events Through August 31

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced today that all public events held in Baltimore City slated to include more than 250 people have been cancelled through August 31st, 2020.

Mayor Young Unveils Revised Fiscal Year Budget Proposal

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young presented the City’s Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposal to the Board of Estimates.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Department of Public Works Announce Phase I of Reservoir Reopenings

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the Department of Public Works announced Phase I reopening of certain activities at Liberty, Loch Raven, and Prettyboy reservoirs, as long as residents continue practicing social distancing. 

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces Launch of Emergency COVID-19 Water Bill Discount

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the Department of Public Works announced the launch of the new Emergency COVID-19 Discount, with water billing set to resume. 

A New Vision for Baltimore’s Middle Branch Waterfront Draws Closer to Reality as BOE Signs First Contract

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates awarded an initial contract to West 8 Urban Design and Landscape Architecture to develop the Middle Branch Waterfront Master Plan.