Recent News

Mayor Scott to Welcome Cities United Convention to Baltimore

Mayor Brandon M. Scott is excited to announce that the 9th Annual Cities United Convening will return to Baltimore today, October 26, through October 28 after two years of virtual meetings due to the pandemic.


City Applies Mayor's Water Bill Discount Starting This Week

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that starting this week, City residents will begin to see a 25 percent discount reflected on their water bills.


Mayor Scott Announces School-Based Violence Intervention Pilot Programming

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced a partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools (City Schools) to establish school-based violence intervention pilot programs in three Baltimore City public schools including Mergenthaler Vocational Technical High School, Carver Vocational Technical High School, and Digital Harbor High School.


Mayor Brandon M. Scott Announces City Administrator Departure

The Scott Administration announced the departure of City Administrator Christopher J. Shorter, who was named the new County Executive for Prince William County, Va.


City Officials Roll Out Unsafe Vacant Marking Initiative

The Baltimore City Fire Department launched its Unsafe Vacant Marking Initiative to help first responders identify unsafe vacant homes, buildings, or structures when determining the structural integrity before entering.


Mayor Scott Announces City's Cultural Spaces Capital Support Fund Recipients

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the recipients of awards under the City's Cultural Spaces Capital Support Fund administered by the Baltimore Department of Planning.


Mayor Brandon M. Scott Announces $4 Million ARPA Initiative to Support Immigrant and Refugee Communities in Baltimore City

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MIMA) Director Catalina Rodriguez Lima announced theBaltimore New American Access Coalition (BNAAC), an initiative seeking to minimize the economic and social disparities faced by immigrant and refugee families.


Mayor Scott Announces Fourth Round of ARPA Funds for Nonprofits

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the fourth round of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant awards from the Mayor's Office of Recovery Programs (MORP) to nonprofit organizations focused on community development, including affordable housing, youth services, small business support, and arts and culture.


Mayor Scott's Response to Protest Regarding Conduit System

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a statement in response to a protest received for today's Board of Estimates Meeting.


Scott Administration Releases Study Addressing Utilization of Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses

The Scott Administration shared findings from a comprehensive study of work overseen by the Baltimore City Minority and Women's Business Opportunity Office (MWBOO).