Issues

Permitted Events for the Week – 10/25 – 11/11

  40 Days for Life/ 40 Days for Life Prayer Vigil/ Everyday starting Wednesday/ 9/26-11/4/18/ 929 West Street/ 7am-7pm daily/ Set-up before daily/ Breakdown after daily   Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health/ Yoga by the Sea/ Thursday/ 10/25/18/ Susan Campbell Park/ 2:30pm-3pm/ Set-up before/ Breakdown after    Annapolis Corgi Club/ Corgi Howl-O-Ween Event/ Saturday/ 10/27/18/ Susan Campbell Park/ 10am-3pm/ Set-up before/ Breakdown after  ***This event has…

Urban Land Institute (ULI) Public Meetings 10/23, 10/24 – Public Testimony Welcome

Dear WORA Neighbor, After five years, the City Dock Master Plan (CDMP) is back at the forefront of our community’s discussion. In 2013 WORA carefully developed a position on key elements listed in bullets below and WORA Testimony on WORA Website. In light of the Hotel Proposal, Historic Annapolis invited the Urban Land Institute (ULI) to further explore opportunities for…

BGE – storm planning & resources

Constituents, below is helpful information from BGE I wanted to share: BGE is closely monitoring weather forecasts and is preparing to respond to any outages that may occur from Hurricane Florence, a storm moving through the mid-Atlantic region Thursday and Friday.  The forecast calls for heavy rain, high winds and flash flooding.  Of concern is the potential for downed trees and power lines.…

Update: City Dock Stormwater and Flood Mitigation Project – HPC Pre-Application

From Alderwoman Elly Tierney: Due to confusion on pump house locations and configurations, I have forwarded this update verbatim from Dept of Public Works Lisa M. Grieco, P.E.Project Manager on the project status. All, To clarify: The stormwater flood mitigation project has always been contemplated as a 2 Phase project, northside/Harbormaster and southside/Newman St.  Originally, there were 2 separate control buildings…

Royal Farms at City Dock

ROYAL FARMS AT CITY DOCK On February 7, 2014 the Annapolis Department of Planning and Zoning issued a letter to Royal Farms stating that the use proposed by the organization at the former Stevens Hardware location on Dock Street is a “convenience store.” Planning and Zoning informed Royal Farms that in the absence of further information, and because convenience stores…

Updated Special Events Legislation

When we last visited Special Events legislation, a joint Council Committee was discussing a number of specific amendments to the proposed Special Events Ordinance, O-4-13, that had been prepared by staff and by the Working Group On Special Events (WGOSE).  We had just gotten through “definitions” when Council turned its attention to City Dock. As you are probably aware, proposed…

Stevens Hardware & Royal Farms

Royal Farms Inc. is proposing to locate a new store in the former Stevens Hardware building, corner of Randall St. and Dock Street. To that end, Royal Farms made a presentation at the WORA membership meeting on October 22, 7pm, held on the 2nd floor of Factors’ Row restaurant. As part of their effort to garner community input and support,…

Budget Hearing Monday Night

The City Council is holding a hearing on all matters related to next year’s proposed budget Monday evening, 7pm, in the City Council chambers.  There are eleven bills related to the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget that will all be heard simultaneously.   This hearing focuses on the “Mayor’s Budget” – what the Mayor has proposed to City Council.  We anticipate another…