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File #: R-6-18    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 1/30/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 2/26/2018 Final action: 2/26/2018
Title: Itinerant Merchant Sales in the Historic District - 2018 - For the purpose of authorizing hawker, peddler, and itinerant merchant sales in the Historic District in conjunction with certain special events during calendar year 2018.
Sponsors: Elly Tierney
Indexes: Economic Matters Committee
Attachments: 1. R-6-18 Itinerant Merchant Sales in Historic District 2018.pdf, 2. R-6-18 Itinerant Merchants Staff Report.pdf, 3. R-6-18 Fiscal Impact.pdf, 4. R-6-18 SIGNED.pdf

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Itinerant Merchant Sales in the Historic District - 2018 - For the purpose of authorizing hawker, peddler, and itinerant merchant sales in the Historic District in conjunction with certain special events during calendar year 2018.

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CITY COUNCIL OF THE

City of Annapolis

 

Resolution 6-18

 

Introduced by: Alderwoman Tierney

 

Referred to

Economic Matters Committee

 

A RESOLUTION concerning

 

Itinerant Merchant Sales in the Historic District - 2018

 

FOR                     the purpose of authorizing hawker, peddler, and itinerant merchant sales in the Historic District in conjunction with certain special events during calendar year 2018.

 

WHEREAS,                     Section 7.40.090 of the City Code allows itinerant merchant sales as part of a special event that is organized by a business association that has a principal place of business within the City of Annapolis that represents commercial enterprises in the immediate area of the proposed operation; and

 

WHEREAS,                     certain special events proposed for the Historic District are not organized by local business associations that have requested itinerant merchant sales; and

 

WHEREAS,                     Section 7.40.090 of the City Code allows the City Council to designate certain dates and times on which peddlers, hawkers and itinerant merchants may sell in prohibited areas; and

 

WHEREAS,                     on April 7, 2014, the Annapolis City Council resolved “that sales of merchandise in the Historic District are allowed in conjunction only with the approved special events (Flower Mart, First Sunday Art Festivals, Maryland Avenue/State Circle Festivals, Race Across America, MRE .05K Run, and “Dueling Brushes” Paint Annapolis) and in the geographic location of the approved special events” (R-14-14); and

 

WHEREAS,                     on March 23, 2015, the Annapolis City Council resolved “that sales of merchandise in the Historic District are allowed in conjunction with the following special events and in the geographic location of these special events (Maryland Avenue Street Festivals, Four Rivers Garden Club Flower Sale, First Sundays, Paint Annapolis, Thursday Night with the Stars, Friday Night with the Stars, L’Hermione Ship Visit, Race Across America, Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival, Maritime Republic of Eastport Tug of War)” (R-5-15); and

 

WHEREAS,                     on May 9, 2016, the Annapolis City Council resolved that “sales of merchandise in the Historic District are allowed in conjunction with the following special events and in the geographic location of these special events (Four Rivers Garden Club Flower Sale, First Sunday Art Festivals, Maryland Avenue/State Circle Street Festivals, Paint Annapolis, Race Across America, Thursday Night with the Stars, Friday Night with the Stars Music Festival, Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival, Maritime Republic of Eastport Tug of War)” (R-8-16); and

 

WHEREAS,                     on March 27, 2017, the Annapolis City Council resolved that “sales of merchandise in the Historic District are allowed in conjunction with the following special events and in the geographic location of these special events (Four Rivers Garden Club Flower Sale, Paint Annapolis, Race Across America, Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival)” (R-11-17).

 

NOW THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that sales of merchandise in the Historic District are allowed in conjunction with the following special events and in the geographic location of these special events as described in the accompanying Staff Report:

 

                     Brice House Community Day - East/Martin Streets, April 21

                     Four Rivers Garden Club Flower Sale - Hopkins Plaza, Sunday, April 30

                     “Dueling Brushes” Paint Annapolis - Susan Campbell Park, Sunday, June 3

                     Race Across America - Susan Campbell Park, June 19-25

                     Summer Concert Series - Susan Campbell Park, June-September

                     Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival - Susan Campbell Park and adjacent parking, September 22

                     Maritime Republic of Eastport Tug of War - Susan Campbell Park, November 3

 

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that this resolution shall take effect from the date of its passage.

 

 

EXPLANATION

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