Recent News

Mayor Scott Relaunches Open Data Baltimore, the City’s Public Data Portal

Under the leadership of Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Baltimore City Information Technology (BCIT) is relaunching the Open Data Baltimore Hub


Mayor Scott to Hold 2020 Vigil of Remembrance: Honoring Those Lost to Violence in Baltimore

On New Year's Eve, Mayor Brandon M. Scott will be joined by City officials, faith leaders, and community organizers for a virtual vigil to read the names and honor the lives of those lost to violence in Baltimore in 2020. 

Mayor Scott’s Statement on Temporary Restraining Order Ruling

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a statement regarding the Baltimore Circuit Court's decision to deny a request for a temporary restraining order regarding restrictions to in-person dining due to a spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.

Mayor Scott Signs Memorandum of Understanding with World Central Kitchen

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and World Central Kitchen (WCK) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to help secure funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assist in the response to food insecurity faced by families in Baltimore during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mayor Brandon M. Scott Releases Statement on Explosion at BGE Building

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a statement regarding the explosion at the BGE Building.

Mayor Scott Establishes the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement

Mayor Brandon M. Scott is announcing the creation of the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement (MONSE) and the appointment of Shantay Jackson to serve as its first director.

Mayor Scott Appoints Dana P. Moore Baltimore’s First Chief Equity Officer

Mayor Brandon M. Scott is appointing Acting City Solicitor Dana P. Moore to serve as Baltimore’s first Chief Equity Officer, a cabinet-level position.

Mayor Scott Selects Acclaimed Lawyer Jim Shea to Serve as City Solicitor

Mayor Brandon M. Scott is appointing Jim Shea, acclaimed lawyer and past managing partner/chairman of Maryland’s largest law firm, to serve as City Solicitor in his administration. 

Mayor Scott Announces New “Baltimore vs. COVID” Campaign to Support Contact Tracing Efforts in Baltimore City

Mayor Brandon M. Scott called on Baltimore City residents to assist Baltimore City’s COVID-19 contact tracers, debuting a series of new advertisements to encourage Baltimore City residents to answer contact tracing calls from the Baltimore City and Maryland State Health Departments. 

Mayor Scott Announces COVID-19 Emergency Food Strategy

Mayor Brandon M. Scott outlined Baltimore City’s four-point COVID-19 Emergency Food Strategy, which includes a commitment  of over $5.3 million dollars to provide 20,000 food boxes per week to Baltimore residents disproportionately affected  by the COVID-19 pandemic.