Press Releases

Mayor Scott's Statement on the Deaths of Jaylon Ferguson and Tony Siragusa

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released the following statement in response to the deaths of two members of the Baltimore Ravens family, Jaylon Ferguson and Tony Siragusa.

 

Mayor Scott Issues Letter in Support of Walters Workers United

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released the following letter in support of a neutral third-party election agreement between the Walters Art Museum and Walters Workers United.

 

Mayor Scott Announces New Director for the Mayor's Office of Children and Family Success

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the appointment of Dr. Debra Y. Brooks, Ed.D., as the new Director for the Mayor’s Office of Children and Family Success (MOCFS). Dr. Brooks will assume the position effective July 11, 2022.

 

Residents in the Waverly Community Recover After Early Morning Fires

Today at approximately 4:30 a.m., Baltimore City Fire Department (BCFD) and Baltimore Police Department (BPD) responded to two fires in the 300 block of East 31st St. involving multiple homes.

 

 

Mayor Scott Sends Letter in Response to Governor Hogan

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released the following letter in response to a letter sent by Governor Larry Hogan on May 26, 2022, regarding public safety in Baltimore. 

 

Mayor Scott Establishes Office of Infrastructure Development

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the creation of the new Mayor’s Office of Infrastructure Development (MOID). The Mayor named Matthew W. Garbark the first-ever Baltimore City Infrastructure Czar, effective July 18, 2022.

 

Mayor Scott Announces New Director for the Department of General Services

Yesterday evening, Mayor Brandon M. Scott swore in Berke Attila as the new Director of the Department of General Services (DGS). DGS delivers cost-effective, high-quality, reliable, and sustainable services by managing quality facilities, ensuring efficient fleet operations, and maintaining exemplary administrative customer service that supports Baltimore City agencies in advancing their goals.

 

City of Baltimore Files Lawsuit Against Ghost Gun Manufacturer Polymer80

Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that Baltimore City filed a lawsuit against the nation’s largest ghost gun manufacturer, Polymer80, Inc. 

 

 

Mayor Scott Increases Total Commitment to Addressing Food Insecurity to $26 Million

Mayor Brandon M. Scott has announced an additional allocation of $11 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding towards building an equitable and resilient food system to mitigate the negative impacts associated with food insecurity during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. This brings the City’s total commitment to providing nutritional security for Baltimoreans to $26 million.

 

Mayor Scott Joins HUD’s House America Initiative to Address Homelessness in Baltimore

Mayor Brandon M. Scott has joined the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) for House America: An All-Hands-On-Deck Effort to Address the Nation’s Homelessness Crisis. Today, Mayor Scott, HUD Senior Advisor for Housing and Services Richard Cho, Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services (MOHS) Director Irene Agustin, and Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) Commissioner Alice Kennedy announced the City’s goals for the House America initiative.

 

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