Entries by Eric Costello

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 […]

Baltimore City Councils Unanimously Urges State Lawmakers to Adopt Criteria for State Center Development

BALTIMORE CITY COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY ADOPTS RESOLUTION URGING STATE LAWMAKERS TO ADOPT CRITERIA FOR STATE CENTER REDEVELOPMENT March 1, 2018, Baltimore, MD— After a year of dimming prospects for State Center redevelopment, a step forward took place this week. The Baltimore City Council unanimously adopted City Council Resolution 18-0069R supporting the redevelopment of the State Center […]