Press Releases

Mayor Scott's Statement on February 15 Board of Estimates Meeting Vote

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued the following statement regarding the the Board of Estimates' (BOE) vote on February 15, 2023.


Mayor Scott Appoints Khalilah Slater Harrington to the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the appointment of Khalilah Slater Harrington to the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners.


Maryland Congressional Members Announce $2 Million in Federal Funding to Move Forward on Removal of Highway to Nowhere

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Kweisi Mfume, Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Jamie Raskin, and David Trone (all D-Md.) announced $2 million in federal funding for Baltimore City to plan for the redevelopment of the Highway to Nowhere in West Baltimore, a highway project that destroyed homes and businesses and displaced 1,500 residents at the time of its construction more than 50 years ago.


Mayor Scott Announces $11.7 Million in American Rescue Plan Act Funding Towards Expanding Library Services and Renovations

Baltimore City Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced additional investments using American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds: a combined $11.7 million to advance digital equity, update the HVAC systems of City libraries, and help build a new library in the Park Heights community.


Mayor Scott's Statement on Arrest Made in Edmondson Westside Shopping Center Shooting

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a statement in response to the arrest made in the Edmondson Westside Shopping Center shooting that took place on January 4, 2023.


Board of Estimates Approves Historic Deal, as Mayor Affirms Commitment to Moving City Forward

This morning, the Board of Estimates (BOE) approved the City's agreement with Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE) over the use of the City's conduit.


Mayor Brandon M. Scott Announces Baltimore's Success in Housing Over 1,400 Households Experiencing Homelessness

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that Baltimore City exceeded its goals that were set in partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge, states, municipalities, and tribes through HUD's House America initiative.


Mayor Scott Announces Cirilo R. Manego, III as New Director of Communications

Mayor Brandon M. Scott appointed Cirilo R. Manego III, J.D. to serve as the new Director of the Mayor's Office of Communications.


The Office of Equity and Civil Rights to Launch 'Critical Community Conversations' Series During Black History Month 2023

The Baltimore City Office of Equity and Civil Rights (OECR), in partnership with the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, will launch a series of Critical Community Conversations on Thursday, February 16, 2023, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of African American History, located at 830 East Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202.


The City of Baltimore Reaches Conduit Agreement with Baltimore Gas & Electric

The City of Baltimore has reached an agreement with Baltimore Gas & Electric (BGE) for the next iteration of BGE's conduit occupancy agreement.