Recent News

Mayor Scott to Nominate Chief James Wallace to Lead Baltimore City Fire Department

Today, Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that he will nominate Chief James Wallace as the new Fire Chief to lead the Baltimore City Fire Department (BCFD).


Mayor Scott, Acting Commissioner Worley Announce Dates for Seven Community Engagement Meetings

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, alongside Acting Commissioner Richard Worley of the Baltimore Police Department, announced the planned dates for a series of community meetings to coincide with the City Council confirmation process.


Mayor Scott Announces Additional Funding for Baltimore Organizations Providing Abortion Care

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that the City of Baltimore, in partnership with the Baltimore Civic Fund, will invest an additional round of grant funding toward nonprofit organizations providing abortion and abortion care services.


Baltimore Recognized as Innovative Leader Among Cities Implementing ARPA Funds

Results for America and Mathematica released an updated dashboard examining how state and local government leaders use data and evidence to invest their American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds for better results.


Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and State of Maryland Leaders Announce Regional Water Governance Task Force Members

A new era of collaborative water management begins as state and local officials name members appointed to the Baltimore Regional Water Governance Task Force.


Mayor Scott Presents National Basketball Champion Angel Reese with A Key to the City

Mayor Brandon M. Scott proudly presented a Key to the City to Baltimore native, and LSU college basketball star, Angel Reese - recognizing her for her extraordinary achievements and profound impact on the community.


Mayor Scott Officially Nominates Richard Worley To Be Baltimore Police Commissioner

Mayor Brandon M. Scott submitted the official nomination of Richard Worley to serve as Baltimore’s next permanent Police Commissioner to the Baltimore City Council.


Mayor Scott Encourages Neighborhood Associations to Register National Night Out Events

Mayor Brandon M. Scott encouraged neighborhood associations across Baltimore to register their events for Baltimore’s annual National Night Out (NNO) celebrations held on Tuesday, August 1, 2023


Mayor Scott Unveils New Agency to Support Small and Minority Businesses, Appoints Director to Lead Efforts

Mayor Brandon M. Scott  announced the creation of a new agency that will consolidate the functions of the former Mayor’s Office of Minority and Women-Owned Business Development with the Minority and Women’s Business Opportunity Office.



'Voluntary Water Restriction' Issued for Baltimore-Area Residents, Businesses

Out of an abundance of caution, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW), in conjunction with county and state partners across the broader Baltimore Region, is issuing a ‘Voluntary Water Restriction,' urging residents and businesses throughout the regional service area to voluntarily reduce excessive water usage.