Recent News

Third Inspector General Advisory Board Meeting Rescheduled at Request of Mayor

At the request of Mayor Brandon M. Scott, the Inspector General Advisory Board is postponing its upcoming meeting, and re-scheduling for Thursday, October 28th at 9am.


Mayor Scott Recognizes Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Baltimore City

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Baltimore City and a $750,000 grant for domestic violence prevention that will aid Baltimore City in addressing service delivery, victimization, and life-saving interventions. 


City Solicitor to Convene Third Inspector General Advisory Board Meeting

The Office of the Inspector General Advisory Board will be convening its third meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, October 6th at 2:00pm.


Statement on Mayor's Positive COVID-19 Test

BALTIMORE, MD (Monday, October 4, 2021) — Mayor Brandon M. Scott's Director of Communications Cal Harris released a statement.


Mayor Scott Calls On Residents to Register for Annual Fall Cleanup

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced details for his annual Fall Cleanup: Clean Where You Live event. Residents are encouraged to join Mayor Scott and Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell on Saturday, October 23, 2021, to participate in the Mayor’s Fall Cleanup by putting on a mask and picking up a broom to clean up loose litter around their properties, alleyways, and curbsides.


Mayor Scott Appoints Alice Kennedy Housing Commissioner

Mayor Brandon M. Scott is announcing the appointment of longtime Baltimore City public servant and housing policy expert Alice Kennedy to lead the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) as permanent Commissioner and chief executive.


Baltimore City Takes Steps to Improve Acquisition and Disposition of Property with Data Management Enhancements

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates approved a contract agreement with Tolemi Software sought by the Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD). 


Mayor, DPW Announce Details of Recycling Cart Distribution, To Begin September 28

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and the Department of Public Works (DPW) announced the plan to begin distribution of new recycling carts to more than 190,000 City households beginning Tuesday, September 28.


Mayor Announces Plan to Comprehensively Reform Tax Sale Process

Following up on his May action to remove new owner-occupied property liens from the tax sale, Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the City’s short- and long-term strategy for reforming Baltimore’s tax lien certificate sale process, with a focus on providing relief to homeowners facing liens on their properties.


Baltimore City Receives $2 Million in U.S. Department of Commerce Funding for Minority-Owned Business Development

In August, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) awarded $2,000,000 to the Mayor’s Office of Small, Minority and Women Business to operate the Mid-Atlantic Region Minority Business Development Agency Advanced Manufacturing Center.