Recent News

Mayor Scott Updates Special Event Permits Guidance

Due to a recent guidance regarding events and gatherings, the Department of Transportation (DOT) Right of Way Division's Office of Special Events and the Baltimore City Recreation and Parks’ (BCRP) Special Events & Permits Office will begin to accept special event permit applications starting Tuesday, June 1, for events to be hosted after Monday, July 5. 


Mayor Scott's Statement on Weekend Violence

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued a statement on the weekend's violence.


Mayor Scott Announces $9.6 Million For Housing Upgrades to Benefit Seniors (HUBS)

Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined several funders today to announce $9,650,000 in funding support to continue the Housing Upgrades to Benefit Seniors (HUBS) initiative.


Mayor Scott Releases Statement One Year After Killing of George Floyd

As Tuesday May 25, 2021 marks one year since the killing of George Floyd, Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a statement.


Mayor Scott Highlights Cross-Sector Collaboration Focused on Increasing Youth Economic Opportunity in Baltimore’s Tech Sector

Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined with students and partner organizations to highlight a new summer internship program for high school students focused on increasing youth economic opportunity and expanding access to technology careers. 


Mayor Brandon M. Scott's Statement on Arrest in Killing of Dante Barksdale

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued the following statement on the arrest of Garrick Powell today in the January 2021 killing of violence interrupter Dante Barksdale of Safe Streets.


Baltimore City to Continue Outdoor Dining Street Closure and Seating Programs

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Councilman Eric T. Costello, and Downtown Partnership president Shelonda Stokes announced the extension of Baltimore City’s Outdoor Dining Street Closure and Outdoor Seating Relief programs.


Mayor Announces Recommendations of 90-Day Work Group Tasked with Clarifying Travel and Notification Policy for City Officials

Mayor Brandon M. Scott is announcing the recommendations of a 90-day work group that conducted a comprehensive review of the Baltimore City administrative manual in order to develop clear, consistent guidance for travel taken by elected officials.


Mayor Scott Holds First Youth Summit, Giving Youth a Seat at the Table on Issues Impacting Them Most

Mayor Brandon M. Scott will hold his first youth summit to engage in dialogue with Baltimore youth. The Mayor’s Youth Summit will span three days, both in-person and virtually, from Thursday, May 20 to Saturday, May 22. 


Mayor Scott Vetoes City Council Bill 21-0022 - Security Deposit Alternatives

On Monday May 17 2021, after careful consideration, Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued a veto of City Council Bill 21-0022 - Security Deposit Alternatives and made a statement.