Welcome to the Department of Public Works (DPW) website. The purpose of this website is to provide an overview of the DPW and, more importantly, to provide information that may be useful to residents, business owners, or visitors to the City of Baltimore. DPW is committed to delivering quality services and strives to meet the needs of its customers. Take some time to explore our website and check back often, as new information is constantly being added.
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for directing the organization's financial strategy. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the CFO oversees all financial activities, prepares current financial reports and summaries, creates forecasts that predict future growth and funding needs, and provides guidance to the national management team to help with decision-making. The CFO also ensures the financial stability of Baltimore Corps. In line with the Mayor's commitment in the Action Plan to ensure responsible management of municipal resources, the Mayor's Office of Infrastructure Development was created to strengthen the City's capacity to make sure every dollar is used for maximum improvement.
The Project Manager (PM) is accountable for managing and controlling assigned projects. This includes supervising office field operations, site safety, productivity, schedule, quality work, and coordinating commercial contractors and suppliers as part of the project team. The Office of Strategy and Performance (OSAP) provides assistance and takes initiative to guarantee key projects and programs have thorough advanced planning. This ensures every step of implementation is well supported, managed, tracked, and monitored from start to finish.
The Department of Measurement and Evaluation (M&E) works collaboratively with Baltimore Corps personnel in implementing and using effective data systems to support, monitor, and communicate progress toward organizational and programmatic objectives. The Office also participates in policy analysis and acts as an intermediary between this Department and elected officials at municipal, state, and federal levels in collaboration with the Mayor's Office of Government Relations. Projects must build on a community's strengths, focus on a specific neighborhood or set of neighborhoods, and be part of an approved strategic neighborhood revitalization plan. If a community development organization does not have an approved plan but is interested in applying for funding, they must submit a plan along with their project requests.
The project manager provides support for managing projects through a permanent federal grant for maternal and child health policies development as well as community capacity-building. Community development organizations with an approved strategic neighborhood revitalization plan can apply for funding from the Baltimore Regional Neighborhood Initiative for projects located in sustainable community areas of Baltimore City and the inner ring road of Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties.