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File #: R-46-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 9/2/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/12/2020 Final action: 10/12/2020
Title: Maritime Task Force - For the purpose of establishing a Maritime Task Force charged with conducting a comprehensive review of the waterfront maritime zoning districts in the City of Annapolis; assessing the current and projected future landscape of the Annapolis maritime industry; evaluating current programs and initiatives of private and public stakeholders; assessing public safety and uses of Annapolis waterways; and making recommendations to the City Council.
Sponsors: Ross Arnett, Rob Savidge, Rhonda Pindell Charles
Indexes: Public Hearing
Attachments: 1. R-46-20 Maritime Task Force First Reader.pdf, 2. R-46-20 Staff Report.pdf, 3. R-46-20 Fiscal Impact Note.pdf, 4. R-46-20 Amendments 1-2 Savidge.pdf, 5. R-46-20 Amendments 1-9 - Arnett 10-12-20.pdf
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Maritime Task Force - For the purpose of establishing a Maritime Task Force charged with conducting a comprehensive review of the waterfront maritime zoning districts in the City of Annapolis; assessing the current and projected future landscape of the Annapolis maritime industry; evaluating current programs and initiatives of private and public stakeholders; assessing public safety and uses of Annapolis waterways; and making recommendations to the City Council.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Resolution R-46-20

Introduced by: Alderman Arnett
Co-sponsored by: Alderman Savidge and Alderwoman Pindell Charles
Public Hearing

A RESOLUTION concerning

Maritime Task Force

FOR the purpose of establishing a Maritime Task Force charged with conducting a comprehensive review of the waterfront maritime zoning districts in the City of Annapolis; assessing the current and projected future landscape of the Annapolis maritime industry; evaluating current programs and initiatives of private and public stakeholders; assessing public safety and uses of Annapolis waterways; and making recommendations to the City Council.

WHEREAS, the Annapolis maritime economy, comprising waterside marinas and boatyards, creates a quintessential ambiance, provides open space, water access, and view sheds for residents and visitors alike, and is the face and brand of the City - rich in history, economically indispensable, and in constant need of vigilance and support; and

WHEREAS, the current waterfront maritime zoning districts were established in the late 1980's and with limited exception in the WMC (downtown) district, have remained relatively unchanged unlike the maritime economy, which has seen significant changes in character and uses; and

WHEREAS, land-intensive working boatyards face environmental challenges, commercial waterman have given way to recreational boaters, but the maritime industry and the Annapolis waterways remain a vital component to the Annapolis char...

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