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File #: R-25-18    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 5/14/2018 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 9/10/2018 Final action: 9/10/2018
Title: Dedication of City Property - For the purpose of dedicating the City Hall Gallery to former Mayor Ellen O. Moyer and installing a plaque in the Gallery to commemorate said dedication.
Sponsors: Gavin Buckley, Rhonda Pindell Charles
Indexes: Finance Committee, Heritage Commission, Historic Preservation Commission
Attachments: 1. R-25-18 Dedication of City Hall Gallery to Ellen Moyer.pdf, 2. R-25-18 Heritage Commission Report and Amendments.pdf, 3. R-25-18 HPC Report.pdf, 4. R-25-18 SR and FIN.pdf, 5. R-25-18 Signed as Amended.pdf

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Dedication of City Property - For the purpose of dedicating the City Hall Gallery to former Mayor Ellen O. Moyer and installing a plaque in the Gallery to commemorate said dedication.

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CITY COUNCIL OF THE

City of Annapolis

 

Resolution 25-18

 

Introduced by: Mayor Buckley and Alderwoman Pindell Charles

 

Referred to

Historic Preservation Commission

Heritage Commission

Finance Committee

 

A RESOLUTION concerning

 

Dedication of City Property

 

FOR                     the purpose of dedicating the City Hall Gallery to former Mayor Ellen O. Moyer and installing a plaque in the Gallery to commemorate said dedication.

 

WHEREAS,                      Former Mayor Ellen Moyer has been a champion of the arts in the City of Annapolis since the 1960s, her hand and vision can be found in Maryland Hall (founding member), Annapolis Summer Garden Theater, Annapolis Maritime Museum and the Art In Public Places Commission and the West Street Arts District

 

WHEREAS,                     the City Hall Gallery was established under former Mayor Ellen Moyer’s administration and at her direction; and

 

WHEREAS,                      former Mayor Ellen Moyer’s impressive biography includes: Executive Director, Maryland Commission for Women in the late 1970s, Lobbyist for the Maryland State Teachers Association, Member, Strategic Committee on the State Plan for Higher Education from 1999 to 2000, Member, Maryland Racing Commission from 1999 to 2003, Alderwoman, Annapolis City Council from 1987 to 2001, first woman Mayor of Annapolis, from 2001 to 2009; and founded the Annapolis Arts Alliance in 2003.and

 

WHEREAS,                      during her tenure as Mayor, former Mayor Ellen Moyer established the Annapolis Conservancy Board and the City’s Greenscape program, which for those of us who find art in nature, means that she was incremental in establishing the street end parks in Eastport (and around Annapolis), and the extensive tree canopy in Annapolis, which exists largely because of her persistence and leadership; and

 

NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that the City Hall Gallery is hereby dedicated to former Mayor Ellen O. Moyer.

 

AND BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED BY THE ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL that a plaque shall be erected in the City Hall Gallery to commemorate said dedication.

 

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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