Recent News

Mayor Scott Mourns Lives Lost in Saturday Morning Fire

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued the following statement regarding a fire that occurred at 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 18, 2023 that claimed the lives of three residents.


Mayor Scott's Statement on Recent Youth Violence

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued the following statement regarding the recent incidents of youth violence.


Mayor Scott Joins DPW, DGS, BCRP, DOT and DHR to Announce Bonus for CDL Drivers

Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined the Departments of Public Works, Transportation, Recreation and Parks, General Services, and Human Resources to announce that the City of Baltimore is now offering $10,000 bonuses to existing employees and new employees hired to perform jobs that require a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) by these agencies.


Mayor's Office of Employment Development Jason Perkins-Cohen Transitions from City Government

Mayor Brandon M. Scott accepted the resignation of the Mayor's Office of Employment Development (MOED) Director Jason Perkins-Cohen.


Mayor Brandon M. Scott Announces City Council Confirmation of the Chief Administrative Officer

The City Council unanimously confirmed the appointment of Faith Leach to serve as Chief Administrative Officer for the City of Baltimore.


Artscape Promotional Short Film Wins Two GOLD American Advertising 'ADDY' Awards

The promotional film, "What is Art," produced by The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) to promote Baltimore's beloved art festival Artscape - received two gold ADDY Awards in the following categories: Best Internet Commercial and Best A/V Sales Promotion.


Mayor Scott, DPW Director Announce New Plan to Help Small Businesses Compete for Utility Contracts

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell announced a new strategy, the DPW Unbundling Initiative that will mentor Baltimore-based diverse and small businesses and prepare them to compete on their own as general or prime contractors.


City Launches 'Baltimore Data Academy' Training Program For City Employees

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Chief Data Officer Justin Elszasz announce the launch of "Baltimore Data Academy," a new online data training program open to all City employees developed in partnership with the Bloomberg Center for Government Excellence at Johns Hopkins University.


Mayor Scott's Statement on Juvenile Homicide

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued the following statement regarding the recent death of a Baltimore youth.


Mayor Scott Unveils Public Safety Accountability Dashboard

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the release of Baltimore's first-ever Public Safety Accountability Dashboard (PSAD) alongside Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement (MONSE) Executive Director Shantay Jackson and members of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council.