Recent News

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces Launch of Emergency COVID-19 Water Bill Discount

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young and the Department of Public Works announced the launch of the new Emergency COVID-19 Discount, with water billing set to resume. 

A New Vision for Baltimore’s Middle Branch Waterfront Draws Closer to Reality as BOE Signs First Contract

The Baltimore City Board of Estimates awarded an initial contract to West 8 Urban Design and Landscape Architecture to develop the Middle Branch Waterfront Master Plan.

Mayor Young Joins Federal Delegation and County Executives in Support for Flexibility in Funding for Local Governments in Response to COVID-19

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young joined members of Maryland’s federal delegation and county executives from across to state to voice their support for flexibility in funding for local governments as they continue to respond to COVID-19.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces Increased Transparency, Availability of COVID-19 Data

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young unveiled an updated COVID-19 dashboard, significantly increasing the amount of publicly available data released on a daily basis around the City’s response to the pandemic.

Mayor Young Joins Federal & State Partners to Announce New Violence Reduction Program

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced a new violence reduction program, I Care Baltimore, in partnership with federal and state government officials.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, Department of Transportation, Department of Public Works Announce Slow Streets Pilot Program at Lake Montebello

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young, the Department of Transportation (DOT), and the Department of Public Works (DPW) announced a new pilot program that is designed to promote social distancing efforts for essential exercise.

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces Launch of Census Dashboard

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced the launch of a new dashboard developed by the Baltimore City Planning Department to track the City’s Census response rate by census tract, which can be found at

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young Announces Donations of Protective Gear, Sanitizer from Private Sector Partners

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young announced that five private entities are donating protective gear and sanitizer to the City of Baltimore that will help protect front-line workers during the COVID-19 emergency.

Mayor Young Issues Executive Order Regarding Facial Coverings

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young signed an executive order instituting a new policy regarding wearing facial coverings. 

Mayor Young and Health Commissioner Issue Update on FutureCare – Lochearn Cases

Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 at the FutureCare – Lochearn facility in Northwest Baltimore.