Recent News

Henry Raymond, Director of the Department of Finance, to Retire

The City of Baltimore announced today the retirement of Chief Financial Officer Henry Raymond, effective March 31, 2022. Raymond presently serves as a key strategic business advisor to Mayor Scott as the Director of Finance.


Mayor Scott Announces $50 Million for Violence Prevention Over Three Years

Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement Investment to Support Community Violence Interventions, Victim Serv

Baltimore City Tax Sale Work Group to Meet This Week

After its establishment in late September, Mayor Brandon M. Scott is announcing that the Tax Sale Work Group will hold its first meeting this Thursday, October 28th, at 2:00 p.m. virtually.


Mayor Scott Announces First American Rescue Plan Investment Focused on Public Health

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced his administration’s first American Rescue Plan (ARPA) investment. 


Mayor, In Partnership with City Council, Announces Plans to Reauthorize Three Tax Credits

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, in partnership with the City Council, is announcing plans to reauthorize three tax credits set to expire: the CHAP Tax Credit, the Newly Constructed Dwelling Tax Credit, and the High Performance Market Rate Tax Credit.


Community to Have a Say in Mayor’s Group Violence Reduction Strategy

Starting Wednesday, October 20th, the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement (MONSE), the State Attorney’s Office, and the Baltimore Police Department will participate in community conversations facilitated by the Baltimore Community Mediation Center to help inform the City’s Group Violence Reduction Strategy(GVRS) — a key part of Mayor Brandon M. Scott’s Comprehensive Violence Prevention Plan.


Mayor, BCRP Celebrate Towanda Recreation Center Reopening with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP) celebrated the reopening of Towanda Recreation Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Towanda is BCRP’s newest STEM and fitness center to serve the Park Heights community.


Statement on Governor Hogan's Crime Announcement

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a statement in response to Governor Hogan's afternoon announcement.


Mayor Scott, Mayor’s Office of Employment Development Plan to Expand Community Job Hub Network

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development (MOED) are seeking to expand the Community Job Hubs Network and establish relationships with qualified partner organizations to better help Baltimore residents find meaningful employment. 


Mayor to Convene First Meeting of the Local Control Advisory Board, With Aim of Restoring Local Control of BPD

After swearing in community appointees to the Local Control Advisory Board in late August, Mayor Brandon M. Scott is announcing the details of the Board’s first meeting.