Office of Mayor Brandon M. Scott Statement Following Meeting with the Governor

Crest of the City of Baltimore

Brandon M. Scott
Mayor,
Baltimore City
250 City Hall - Baltimore Maryland 21202
(410) 396-3835 - Fax: (410) 576-9425

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT
Sydney Burns
(443) 610-5862

[email protected]

 

BALTIMORE, MD (Thursday, May 13, 2021) — Communications Director for Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Calvin Harris released the following statement after the Mayor's meeting with Governor Larry Hogan:

Mayor Scott and Commissioner Harrison have worked together over the last few months on building a safer Baltimore. Today, they met with Governor Hogan to attain his partnership in this effort and elevate tactical areas where coordination with state agencies would be useful. The meeting was productive. Mayor Scott presented several immediate steps Governor Hogan could take to reduce violence that target violent repeat offenders, strengthen collaboration across law enforcement agencies, and lessen unessential burdens on Baltimore Police officers to permit more time to fight crime. No funding requests were made by Mayor Scott or Commissioner Harrison. Curing the violence epidemic in Baltimore requires broad coordination and commitment from city, state, and federal partners. Today’s meeting was a step in the right direction, and the Mayor hopes meaningful action will soon follow.

Related Stories

Baltimore City Receives $2 Million in U.S. Department of Commerce Funding for Minority-Owned Business Development

In August, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) awarded $2,000,000 to the Mayor’s Office of Small, Minority and Women Business to operate the Mid-Atlantic Region Minority Business Development Agency Advanced Manufacturing Center.

 

Mayor, DPW Announce Resumption of Bulk Trash, White Goods Collections

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell announced that bulk trash and white goods collection services for residents will resume on Saturday, October 2, 2021, with a modified schedule. 

 

Mayor Announces Details of Baltimore City Pandemic Rent Court Program, Focused on Preventing Evictions

Mayor Brandon M. Scott is announcing the details of a program starting today that will connect people and families facing eviction with resources and support at the courthouse.