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City Announces Updates to Poppleton Redevelopment Project

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced an amendment to the City’s Land Disposition and Development Agreement (LDDA) related to the Poppleton Redevelopment Project (Poppleton Project).

 

Mayor Scott Announces Retirement of Baltimore Convention Center Executive Director Peggy Daidakis

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the retirement of Baltimore Convention Center (BCC) Executive Director Peggy Daidakis, effective September 1, 2022.

 

Mayor Scott Announces New Deputy Mayor for Public Safety

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the appointment of Anthony Barksdale as Baltimore’s next Deputy Mayor for Public Safety.

 

Mayor Scott's Statement on Incident at Light and Conway

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a statement in response to the incident that occurred this afternoon at the intersection of Light Street and Conway Street.

 

Baltimore Police Department Completes First Round of Public Input on Geographic Boundaries of Police Districts

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Police Commissioner Michael Harrison announced Phase 2 of the Redistricting Plan.

 

Mayor Scott Releases Annual Public Safety Report

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released Baltimore’s first annual public safety report, compiled by the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement (MONSE).

 

Mayor Scott Announces the First Round of Recovery Office Awards to Nonprofits

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the first round of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant awards from the Mayor’s Office of Recovery Programs to nonprofit organizations.

 

Joint Statement on Governor's Decision to Remove Restrictions on Wear & Carry Permits

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Police Commissioner Michael S. Harrison released a statement in response to the Governor's decision to remove restrictions on wear & carry permits in Maryland.

 

2022 YouthWorks Program Off to a Strong Start

The City kicked off its annual YouthWorks summer jobs initiative by offering employment to over 6,700 Baltimore City residents aged 14-21 – a 6% increase from the 2021 program.

 

Mayor Scott Provides Update on the 9-1-1 Diversion Behavioral Health Pilot Program and Plans for Expansion

Mayor Brandon M. Scott was joined by behavioral health specialists and clinical and community-based partners to provide an update on the 9-1-1 Diversion Behavioral Health Pilot program launched in June 2021 and share plans for program expansion.

 

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