Press Releases

Mayor Scott Announces New Vaccination Site at BCCC

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Health Commissioner Letitia Dzirasa announced plans for a new, centrally-located vaccination site and provided an update on plans for a coherent, collaborative and equitable approach to scaling up vaccination in Baltimore City.


Based on Public Health Data, Mayor Scott Eases COVID-19 Restrictions

On January 20, 2021 Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that the City will modify its COVID-19 mandates in accordance with sustained improvements in key public health indicators and in consultation with the Health Commissioner and hospital partners. 

Mayor Brandon M. Scott's Statement on the Passing of Dante Barksdale

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued a statement on the death of Dante Barksdale, who passed away Sunday morning.


Mayor's Office Update on Home Collapse (1000 W. Cross Street)

On the morning of January 17, 2021, a private vacant building located at 1000 W. Cross Street fully collapsed.


Mayor Scott Orders City Hall Dome Lit Blue

The evening of January 15, 2021 the City Hall dome will be lit blue in honor of Human Trafficking Awareness Month. 


Mayor Scott’s Statement on Restaurant Ruling

Mayor Scott’s Statement on Restaurant Ruling


Mayor Scott Announces the Restart of Weekly Curbside Recycling on Tuesday, January 19

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) is prepared to resume weekly residential recycling collections on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. 


Mayor Scott Recognizes DPW On Major Infrastructure Loan Selection

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that Baltimore City has once again been selected to submit Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) applications for the 2020 Water and Wastewater Rehabilitation Programs.


Baltimore Mayor, County Executives from Baltimore, Anne Arundel and Howard Counties Join Together to Support Stronger Regional Transit System

On the morning of January 11, 2021 outside of the Johns Hopkins Metro, Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined with Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman, and Howard County Executive Calvin Ball to express support for the Transit Safety and Investment Act.


Statement on Indictment of Baltimore Police Officer on Assault Charges

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released the following statement on the indictment of a Baltimore Police Officer who choked and physically assaulted a teenager in 2019.