Recent News

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.

Mayor Brandon M. Scott Releases Statement on Deaths of Two Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a statement regarding the deaths of two individuals experiencing homelessness in the encampment under the I-83 expressway in Baltimore.

Mayor Brandon M. Scott Announces Initiative to Mitigate Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Latinx Community

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa and Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MIMA) Director Catalina Rodriguez Lima announced the COVID-19: Prevención, Control y Respaldo (COVID-19: Prevention, Control, and Support) strategy to mitigate the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 in the Latino community.

The Rockefeller Foundation Names Baltimore as Part of The Rockefeller Foundation Opportunity Collective (ROC)

As part of its ongoing effort to expand equity and economic opportunity for low-wage families and communities of color across the country, The Rockefeller Foundation announced Baltimore, Maryland as part of The Rockefeller Opportunity Collective (ROC), raising their commitment from 10 locations to 12 locations and $12 million.

Mayor, Council President and Councilman Costello join together to support Baltimore restaurants

As restaurants rely on takeout dining to sustain their businesses through the surging pandemic, Councilman Eric Costello joins Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Council President Nick. J.

Mayor Brandon M. Scott Names Additional Members of Executive Team

Mayor Brandon M. Scott is announcing the additional members of his executive team who will serve in important posts in his administration.