I hope everyone is staying warm this weekend! I have a few updates that I wanted to make you aware of.
Council businessRead more
Message from your AldermanRead more
On July 18th, the City gave final approval to a proposal to build a Starbucks Cafe adjacent to the CVS on Bay Ridge Road.Read more
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.
With the City’s purchase of the priority forests at the Parkside Preserve development site, it would appear the storied saga of this development is nearing an end. This is the project that exposed the raw underbelly of the City’s review process which allowed clearing of protected forests.Read more
During my door-knocking, I've had a number of people inquire about the proposed re-development of the former C&C liquors site at the end of Georgetown Road. I have learned quite a bit about it through my work with the Annapolis Neck Peninsula Federation. Here's what I know:Read more
I wanted to start by reminding everyone that our Happy Hour Fundraiser is tomorrow (Thursday), May 25th, from 5-8 pm at Caliente Grill. I don't know about you, but I am really looking forward to a margarita and some delicious Latin cuisine at the end of a long week. Please RSVP as soon as possible, either by purchasing a ticket (remember, kids are free) at www.robsavidge.com/calendar or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to buy tickets at the door. It will be really helpful to Roxana at Caliente Grill to know ahead of time how many people to expect, so please be sure to let us know. Also, we would really appreciate it if you could spread the word. Invite friends via facebook by going to the event page , hovering over the 'Share' tab, and inviting friends and sharing on your page to let everyone know. In addition, feel free to email a link to the event website: http://www.robsavidge.com/calendar. We look forward to seeing you there!Read more
Did you happen to notice more bicyclists on the road yesterday? I hope so, because it was national Bike to Work Day. I was one of many commuters across Annapolis yesterday who left their cars at home and bicycled to work.Read more
We did it!! Monday night the City Council passed the "no net loss of trees" ordinance! Thank you, everyone, who came out last night! We were able to head off any effort to delay and secured the necessary votes for passage. Our current Alderman, Ian Pfeiffer, supported this bill and his vote last night was crucial to ensuring its success. Please take a moment to email or call Alderman Pfeiffer and thank him for his support.Read more