Recent News

Mayor Scott Launches Fall City Services Sprint

Mayor Brandon M. Scott relaunched the next iteration of the #BuildBetterBMore 90-day City services sprints for the Fall season.


Scott Administration Issues Return to Work' Plan for City Employees

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Chief Administrative Officer Faith Leach directed executive departments and agencies to increase employee in-person presence at city government offices beginning Tuesday, January 2, 2024.


Mayor Scott Statement on Orioles Lease

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued the following statement on the Baltimore Orioles' newly signed lease.


Baltimore City Women's Commission Awarded $50k Grant by the Carter Center's Inform Women, Transform Lives Campaign

The City of Baltimore has been accepted as part of a cohort of over 30 cities around the world that will receive $50k grants from The Carter Center.


Mayor Scott Announces Ernestina Simmons, LCSW-C, As New Leader of Mayor's Office of Homeless Services

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that Ernestina Simmons will be appointed as the new Director of the Mayor's Office of Homeless Services.


Mayor Scott Launches Mayor's Office of Older Adults Affairs and Advocacy' to Support Baltimore City Older Adults

Mayor Brandon M. Scott officially established the Office of Older Adults Affairs and Advocacy, a significant step forward in the City of Baltimore's commitment to supporting older residents across Baltimore City.


Mayor Scott Announces $2 Million “Direct Care Worker Relief” Grant Alongside 1199SEIU

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, alongside leadership and members of 1199SEIU, announced an American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funded investment to provide Baltimore's direct care and service workers needed relief funds.


Ground Broken on New Indiana Avenue Playground Funded By ARPA Investment

Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined Baltimore City Recreation & Parks (BCRP) and community members to break ground on a new American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funded playground project at Indiana Avenue.


Mayor Scott Designates Robert C. Marshall Rec Center as Emergency Homeless Shelter During Tropical Storm Ophelia

Following a briefing at the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) earlier today, Mayor Scott designated the Robert C. Marshall Recreation Center located at 1201 Pennsylvania Ave as an emergency shelter.


Mayor Scott Statement on President Biden's Newly-Formed White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention

Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined elected officials, advocates, gun violence survivors, and their families at the White House for the announcement of the creation of the first-ever White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention by President Joe Biden.