Recent News

Mayor Scott to Hire Baltimore’s First Digital Equity Director

Mayor Brandon M. Scott is announcing that he plans to hire Baltimore City’s first Director of Broadband and Digital Equity.


Mayor Scott Selects Educator, Advocate, Community Leader for Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners

Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott has selected former Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women teacher Ateira Griffin for the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners on Friday, February 19 2021.


Baltimore City and MDOT MVA Partner to Help Remove a Major Barrier to Housing

The Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services (MOHS) and the Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration (MDOT MVA) have partnered to secure state-issued identification cards for individuals experiencing homelessness – a critical step in MOHS clients becoming “document ready” to receive housing through city housing programs.


Mayor Scott Establishes 90-Day Work Group to Establish Clear, Consistent Guidance Around Elected Official Travel

Mayor Brandon M. Scott has directed the City Administrator, City Solicitor, Director of Human Resources, and Director of Finance to convene a 90-day work group to conduct a comprehensive review of the Baltimore City administrative manual and develop recommendations for clear, consistent guidance for travel taken by elected officials. 


Mayor Scott Announces Grants for Baltimore City Hotels Impacted by COVID-19

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that the State of Maryland has released $8 million in grant funds to provide economic assistance to Baltimore City hotels impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Based on Public Health Data, Mayor Scott Eases COVID-19 Restrictions

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Baltimore City Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa announced that Baltimore City will modify its COVID-19 mandates in accordance with sustained improvements in key public health indicators and in consultation with hospital partners.


Today 3:30PM: Mayor Brandon M. Scott To Swear In Trauma-Informed Care Task Force

Mayor Brandon M. Scott will swear in the first members appointed to the Trauma-Informed Care Task Force, a group of twenty-nine people charged with developing a citywide strategy for reducing and addressing trauma in Baltimore City at 3:30 PM Monday, February 16, 2021.


Mayor Scott’s Statement on Successful Override of Governor’s Kirwan Veto

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a statement regarding the Maryland State Legislature’s historic vote to override Governor Hogan’s veto of HB1300/SB1000: Blueprint for Maryland’s Future.


Mayor, City Solicitor to Testify in Support of Local Control of BPD

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and City Solicitor Jim Shea will testify before the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee in support of legislation that would restore local control of the Baltimore Police Department, currently a state agency.


Mayor Brandon M. Scott, DPW to Provide Free Recycling Carts to All City Households

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that Baltimore City, in collaboration with The Recycling Partnership and the Baltimore Civic Fund, will distribute free recycling carts to every eligible City household this spring, implementing a key recommendation in the City’s Less Waste, Better Baltimore Plan.