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File #: R-23-18    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Withdrawn
File created: 5/11/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/25/2018 Final action: 6/25/2018
Title: Creek Restoration Partnership - For the purpose of expressing the City Council's commitment to partnering with local watershed organizations to achieve the restoration of our Creeks, and to streamlining its laws and processes to facilitate restoration project approval, completion, and perpetual maintenance.
Sponsors: Rob Savidge, Gavin Buckley, Marc Rodriguez, Elly Tierney, Ross Arnett
Indexes: Environmental Matters Committee
Attachments: 1. R-23-18 Creek Restoration Partnership.pdf
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Creek Restoration Partnership - For the purpose of expressing the City Council's commitment to partnering with local watershed organizations to achieve the restoration of our Creeks, and to streamlining its laws and processes to facilitate restoration project approval, completion, and perpetual maintenance.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Resolution 23-18

Introduced by: Alderman Savidge, Mayor Buckley, Alderman Rodriguez,
Alderwoman Tierney and Alderman Arnett

Referred to
Environmental Matters Committee

A RESOLUTION concerning

Creek Restoration Partnership

FOR the purpose of expressing the City Council's commitment to partnering with local watershed organizations to achieve the restoration of our Creeks, and to streamlining its laws and processes to facilitate restoration project approval, completion, and perpetual maintenance.

WHEREAS, on April 23, 2018, the Mayor announced the establishment of the Creek Cabinet, its mission statement is to "improve local water quality faster, better, and cheaper" by advising the Mayor and his administration on coordinated Department activities relating to management of Annapolis's watershed and the impacts to, and health of, the City's four local Creeks.

WHEREAS, some of the issues that the Creek Cabinet intends to tackle include, but are not limited to:

? Watershed restoration efforts, both private and public,
? Use of the Watershed Restoration Fund (i.e. stormwater fee),
? Climate change adaptation and sea level rise resiliency efforts,
? Application of the Forest Conservation Act and other environmental regulations that are multi-departmental efforts,
? Development projects that may have significant environmental impacts,
? Transportation initiatives, including pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure (i.e. bike paths),
? Environmental sustainability efforts, and
? Expenditures and grants related to the aforementioned issues.

WHEREAS, on July 31, 2017, the City Council adopted the Stormwater...

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