Press Releases

Mayor Scott Adds New Civilian Positions in BPD to Build Staffing Capacity, Better Utilize Police Resources

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Police Commissioner Michael S. Harrison announced that the Baltimore Police Department (BPD) has updated its staffing vision to create a more robust civilianization plan that will build additional staff capacity in the department and maximize the effectiveness of limited sworn resources.

 

Mayor Scott Announces Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program for Baltimore Homeowners

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced a new program to support Baltimore City homeowners facing a mortgage crisis.

 

Mayor Scott Announces Vision for Community Violence Intervention Ecosystem in Baltimore

Mayor Brandon M. Scott stood as a national leader in the Community Violence Intervention (CVI) space to lay out his strategy to expand Baltimore’s CVI ecosystem. 

 

Mayor Scott Announces Baltimore City “Let's Ride to Work” Transportation Program

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the launch of Baltimore City’s innovative transportation program, “Let’s Ride to Work.”
 

 

Federal Grant Expands Support for Children of Incarcerated Parents in Baltimore City

ayor Brandon M. Scott announced a new program designed to support Baltimore City minor children of parents who are currently or recently incarcerated thanks to a multi-agency and community-based organization partnership and a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.

 

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.

 

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