Baltimore Mayor Announces Layoffs Of 63 Meter Operations Workers, Changes To Water Billing SystemBaltimore mayor Jack Young announced immediate changes to the city's water billing and meter reading system that will result in the layoffs of 63 meter operations employees. 
Baltimore City Adds Additional Recycling Drop-Off Location, Extends HoursThe Baltimore City Department of Public Works is extending hours at the community collection sites to help residents with their recycling. 
Brandon Scott Asks Baltimore DPW To Extend Hours For Recycling Collection Sites, Add LocationsCity council president Brandon Scott is asking that the city do more to help residents after the Department of Public Works suspended curbside recycling through November 1. 
State Makes $413M In Budget Cuts Due To COVID-19 Pandemic; More Could Come Next MonthA bleak revenue forecast led the state's spending board on Wednesday to cut more than $400 million from Maryland's budget.
Baltimore DPW Employee Mishandled Checks Worth Nearly $50K, Report FindsIn May 2019, twelve checks totaling $48,478 were found in a box on the employee's desk. 
OIG Report Finds DPW Employee Stole Time, Falsified Time Sheets, Used City Vehicle For Personal UseThe first employee is no longer employed by the City of Baltimore, according to DPW. 
Family, Friends Of Baltimore DPW Worker Who Fell To Her Death Want Changes In Wake Of 'Serious' ViolationsFive months after a Baltimore Department of Public Works supervisor fell from a catwalk and died, her family and union leaders want the city to act to address numerous safety issues at the facility.
Reminder: Some Government Offices, Banks Closed For Columbus DayMonday is the federal holiday Columbus Day, marking Christopher Columbus' first voyage to America. 
Need To Shred A Lot Of Docs? Baltimore's DPW Hosting Last Shred Event Of The Year On Oct. 5Shredding is an important process when it comes to disposing of pilled up paper documents, old mail, and credit card information.
Heavy Rains Contribute To Sewer Overflows In BaltimoreThis week's heavy rains contributed to three sewer overflows, discharging 1.87 million gallons of stormwater mixed with sewer water, according to the Baltimore City Department of Public Works. 
Baltimore Trash Collectors Got Thousands In Unnecessary Overtime Pay, Report FindsBaltimore's public works department spent thousands of dollars paying employees who finished work early for full shifts and for overtime hours during their regular shifts, a report from the inspector general's office found.