Recent News

Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott's 2022 State of the City Address

Mayor Brandon M. Scott delivered the 2022 State of the City Address on Tuesday, April 5th 2022. The roughly 45-minute long address highlighted the administration’s accomplishments and plans to continue the Mayor’s commitment to shape a safer, more resilient, equitable, and accountable Baltimore that better meets the needs of its residents.


Mayor Scott Launches Search to Fill Two New School Board Openings

Mayor Brandon M. Scott launched the search to fill two vacancies on the Board of School Commissioners created by the departures of outgoing Board Chair Linda Chinnia and Commissioner Michelle Harris Bondima, both have served the City of Baltimore for more than five years. 


Mayor Scott's Statement on Back River and Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plants

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released the following statement in response to action taken by the Maryland Department of the Environment.


Mayor Scott’s Call to Action for 2022 YouthWorks

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued a “call-to-action” to encourage area employers to participate in the City’s summer jobs program, YouthWorks.


Mayor Scott Announces Additional $4 Million to Support Baltimore Nonprofits with COVID-19 Impact

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Baltimore Civic Fund President HyeSook Chung, announced an additional $4 million in economic recovery funding from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) for nonprofit organizations located in Baltimore City.


Mayor Scott Launches Application Portal for Women’s Commission

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that the City of Baltimore will be accepting applications for the Baltimore City Commission for Women. 


Scott Administration Increases Prevailing Wage

Mayor Scott and members of the Board of Estimates (BOE) approved an increase in the city’s prevailing wage for workers in the construction trades.


Mayor, Police Commissioner, Announce Transition to New Crime Reporting System

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael S. Harrison announced a change in the way the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) collects and reports crime data.


Mayor Scott Announces Spring Cleanup and Day of Service

Spring is near! Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell encourage residents to organize now and join together to clean and beautify their neighborhoods for the Mayor’s Spring Cleanup on Saturday, April 30, 2022.


Mayor Scott to provide $4.9 Million in ARPA Funds to Support Lexington Market’s Merchants

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and the Baltimore Public Markets Corporation announced the allocation of $4.9 million of Baltimore City’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to complete the redevelopment of Lexington Market for the 45+ diverse merchants who will call the new market home.