Feb. 22 Updates

Dear Marvin,

I hope all is well. Here are some updates and resources to be aware of this week.
 
We had a great meeting with representatives from DPW last Thursday for the first series of our Listening Tour. You may view DPW's presentation here, which details the department's structure, District 7 projects & initiatives, and information on service requests.

Our next session will be with The Department of Housing & Community Development on Thursday, March 18 at 6pm. Details for this event will be sent out soon!
 
Join us for our monthly Penn North Community Clean Up this Saturday, February 27 at 10am at the Arch Social Club!
 
From restaurant & tavern assistance to qualifying for the second round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), please go online here for more information about COVID-19 resources for businesses. 
 
Updated COVID Restrictions
To find out more regarding updated COVID restrictions you may go online here.
 
City Service Update
Mayor Brandon M. Scott, in partnership with DPW, The Bmore Civic Fund, and the Recycling Partnership announced that Baltimore City households will receive a free recycling cart this spring.
 
Here is this week's COVID-19 testing schedule. All of these locations are 100% free, and do not require a doctor's referral or even an appointment! More information and testing sites can be found here
 
As always please feel free to reach out to my office should you have any questions or concerns. 

Warmly,

James Torrence
Baltimore City Councilman, District 7