About Rob

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Rob has made Annapolis his home for over 15 years with his wife Becca and son Whit. He fell in love with the Chesapeake Bay while earning a degree in Environmental Studies (minor in Business Management) at Washington College on the Eastern Shore. His professional career started with the Chesapeake Bay Program, supporting the efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay. From there Rob worked for a number of years in private consulting as an Environmental Scientist, Ecological Restoration Scientist, and Sustainability Specialist, before starting his career with local government.

Rob was employed by the City of Annapolis, as a Sustainability Coordinator and Environmental compliance Inspector, where he reviewed development projects and authored the City's climate action plan. Rob currently works for Anne Arundel County as a Project Manager Engineer for stormwater management projects, managing a multi-million dollar budget. 

 

family boatingIn his free time, Rob enjoys hiking and boating with his family and working for positive change in the community.  He spends a significant amount of time organizing in the community to protect our quality of life on the Annapolis Neck Peninsula, fighting to ensure our environment is maintained, our traffic doesn't worsen, our schools don't become overcrowded, and our communities stay safe. He regularly attends City Council and commission hearings/meetings, advocating for the community.  He has also assisted with drafting legislation as both a City employee and as a citizen. Rob will bring his first-hand knowledge of local government to the City Council.

 

 

 

  • Upcoming events

    Postcard Party 10/20
    Friday, October 20, 2017 at 09:00 AM
    Savidge House in Annapolis, MD

    We have the postcards and stamps, all we need is you! Please come help us spread the word about Rob Savidge for Annapolis City Council. 

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    Saturday Group Canvass #4
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 10:00 AM
    Savidge House in Annapolis, MD

    Please join us in our canvassing efforts to introduce Rob to all of Ward 7 and encourage people to vote on November 7th. Everyone will meet at our house, collect materials and head out into the community. Don't worry if you've never done this before, there will be experienced canvassers to give answers to your questions and advice as needed.

    It's a great way to see our beautiful city in a new way, get in touch with the community, and get active in your democracy. Hope to see you there!

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  • From the blog

    Starbucks approved next to CVS

    On July 18th, the City gave final approval to a proposal to build a Starbucks Cafe adjacent to the CVS on Bay Ridge Road.

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    Annapolis hearing on Paris Agreement (climate change)

    The City Council will be hearing public testimony on a resolution in support of the Paris Agreement (dealing with climate change), tomorrow night at 7pm. You can view the agenda here. And you can view the Resolution (R-22-17) at this link. It currently has 5-sponsors, so will likely pass, but I do feel it needs some additional improvements. I hope you will consider coming to testify in support. Climate change is a very real and imminent threat to the City.

     

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