Entries by Eric Costello

UPDATES – Recycling Collection Temporarily Suspended

Recycling service is suspended effective Monday, August 31 through October 31. While the Department and DPW’s workers have worked hard to maintain residential recycling collection throughout the pandemic and record-breaking heat while other cities have abandoned recycling all together,  modifying how DPW collects recycling is now necessary to stabilize and maintain trash collection for obvious […]

Mayor Young’s September 08 Executive Order

Mayor Young Announces Loosening of Restrictions on Indoor Dining, Recreational Facilities, Religious Facilities, and Retail Establishments – Change in restrictions will take effect on Tuesday, Sept. 8, and come after month of sustained improvements in COVID-19 indicators Mayor Young Executive Order 09.08.20 Health Department Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) Liquor Board Guidance Health Department Infographic Press […]

Recycling Collection Temporarily Suspended

THIS POST HAS SINCE BEEN UPDATED, SEE HERE FOR REVISED VERSION: https://www.costelloforbaltimore.com/uncategorized/updates-recycling-collection-temporarily-suspended/ Recycling service is suspended effective Monday, August 31 through October 31. While the Department and DPW’s workers have worked hard to maintain residential recycling collection throughout the pandemic and record-breaking heat while other cities have abandoned recycling all together,  modifying how DPW collects […]

Executive Order: Partial Reopening of Restaurants and Bars for Indoor Dining and Restricting Outdoor Dining and Gatherings

Mayor Young’s update Executive Order dated Aug 07, 2020: Partial Reopening of Restaurants and Bars for Indoor Dining and Restricting Outdoor Dining and Gatherings: EO 8-7-2020 Mayor Young’s updated executive order includes the following: Indoor dining: Restaurant dining rooms must close at 10:00 p.m. A restaurant’s kitchen is permitted to remain open past 10:00 p.m. […]

CRITICAL DAILY UPDATES – CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

CRITICAL INFORMATION — COVID-19 (last updated Sunday, May 17, at 14:30) This communication includes critical information and guidance related to COVID-19 and will be updated at least daily as more information becomes available and / or as the situation evolves. If you have questions or suggestions, please email: eric.costello@baltimorecity.gov or call 410-396-4816. Information is organized […]

The 2020 Campaign Classroom – Part 3

The 2020 Campaign Classroom is back! Our Fellowship Program to engage young people interested in campaigns and local government remains in full swing. Today we turned the office back into a classroom and had industry experts share their professional experiences and answer questions. Today we were fortunate to have Bill Cole (recovering elected official, former […]

The 2020 Campaign Classroom – Part 2

As we move forward with the 2020 campaign, our Fellowship Program to engage young people interested in campaigns and local government is in full swing. Every chance we get, we turn our campaign office into a classroom to give them opportunities to learn from some of the best in the industry. Today we were fortunate […]

The 2020 Campaign Classroom

When we launched our 2020 campaign, we began a fellowship program to engage young people interested in local government. We’ve built an incredible team of passionate people from local universities. Every chance we get, we turn our campaign office into a classroom to give them opportunities to learn from some of the best in the […]

Electronic Scooters And Bicycles Pilot Program – Update

BACKGROUND Baltimore City and the Department of Transportation (DOT) engaged in a 6 ½ month pilot period with both Bird and Lime for the use of dockless vehicles (electric scooters and bicycles), on August 15, 2018, which expires on February 28, 2019. DOT has stated that the purpose of this pilot project is to allow […]