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Permitted Events for the Week – 11/29 – 12/6

Downtown Annapolis Partnership/ Holiday Sponsorship Cars/ daily from 11/21/18-1/2/19/ Market Space and Weisman Park/ all day each day/ set-up before/ breakdown after   First Sunday – Chocolate Binge Festival/ Sunday/ 12/2/18/ West Street and Calvert Street/ 12pm-5pm/ Set-up 6am/ Breakdown 5pm  Downtown Annapolis Partnership/ Midnight Madness/ Thursday/ 12/6/18/ Historic District sidewalks and Francis  Street until 9pm/ 6pm-midnight/ Set-up 4pm/ Breakdown midnight  …

City to host public meeting on City Dock Stormwater Mitigation Project on December 4 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

City to host public meeting on City Dock Stormwater Mitigation Project on December 4 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Meeting will focus on pump house location & plans for plaza area This is a high priority project in light of the record rainfall and the frequency of city dock flooding events.  On Tuesday, December 4, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Annapolis Elementary School cafeteria,…

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…