City Government Update

Baltimore City Council Meeting
The next meeting is Monday, October 15, at 5:00 p.m. All hearings and council meetings are open to the public; however, you do need a photo ID to enter City Hall.

Don’t Block the Box
Department of Transportation (DOT) will start ticketing drivers who are stopped in intersections after the light has turned red beginning on October 16th. Fines are $125. The goal of this program is to reduce gridlock and traffic backups in the city, especially in the Downtown Business District. For more info, visit

Water & Sewer Supply Bill
President Young is proud to have been the lead sponsor of the charter amendment that will ensure the City’s water system is protected and kept public. It is now on the November ballot. For more information visit or visit

DPW GROW Centers
The DPW is holding 4 pop-up GROW Centers around the city this Fall. They will have free plants and workshops on a variety of garden related topics. The closest to Southeast will be at the Baltimore Food Hub, 1412 N. Wolfe Street on October 6 from 9:00 a.m.-noon.

The Baltimore Immigrant & Refugee Food Festival is October 14 from noon-5:00 p.m. at Canton Waterfront Park. Click here for more information.

MECU Neighborhood Event Grants awards community organizations grants of $5,000 to host a free community event. Applications are due OCTOBER 7, 2018. Visit the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts website for more details.