Recent News

Inspector General Advisory Board Delivers Annual Performance Review, As Required By Charter

After holding two in-depth meetings and reviewing a number of materials for the purpose of conducting an annual performance review, the Inspector General Advisory Board delivered its inaugural performance review to Inspector General Isabel Mercedes Cumming on Wednesday, November 24, 2021.


Mayor Scott Announces $35 Million Investment to Kickstart Efforts to Close the Digital Divide

Mayor Brandon M. Scott is announcing Baltimore’s latest investment with American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars: $35 million focused on the administration’s efforts to close the digital divide.


Mayor Scott Revamps Squeegee Outreach Efforts with Focus on Supporting Disconnected Youth and Improving Public Safety

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, along with the Mayor’s Office of Children and Family Success (MOCFS) and the Mayor’s Office of African American Male Engagement (MOAAME), announced a 90 Day Squeegee Action Plan to connect youth with employment opportunities, improve traffic safety, and develop the City’s long-term strategic plan for supporting disconnected young men and boys.  


Mayor Brandon M. Scott’s Statement on Baltimore’s 300th Homicide

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a statement on the recording of Baltimore City’s 300th homicide of 2021.


$50 Million Investment in Transportation Enhancements Announced for Baltimore’s East-West Corridor

Faster, easier, more reliable transit trips, stronger multi-modal connections and safer pedestrian access planned to enhance access to

Mayor Scott Announces $55 Million Investment to Put Baltimore Back to Work and Ensure Equitable Economic Recovery from COVID-19

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the next two priority investments that will be made with American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds: a combined $55 million to put Baltimoreans back to work and ensure an equitable economic recovery from COVID-19.


Mayor’s Office to Seek Community Grant Reviewers

The Mayor's Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement (MONSE) is seeking help from the community to evaluate grant applications.


Mayor to Celebrate Black Female Leaders at Art Exhibit

Mayor Brandon M. Scott celebrated the profound work and accomplishments of 13 Black Female Leaders throughout Baltimore City at the opening event of The Guardians: Reshaping History at The Peale Center at Carroll Mansion on November 6, 2021.


Mayor, Health Department Announce Pediatric Vaccine Rollout Strategy

Baltimore City Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Health Commissioner Dr. Letitia Dzirasa, in partnership with Baltimore City Schools CEO Dr. Sonja Santelises, announced the City’s strategy to roll out pediatric vaccines to children, ages 5-11. 


Henry Raymond, Director of the Department of Finance, to Retire

The City of Baltimore announced today the retirement of Chief Financial Officer Henry Raymond, effective March 31, 2022. Raymond presently serves as a key strategic business advisor to Mayor Scott as the Director of Finance.