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File #: R-22-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Second Reader
File created: 7/6/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/27/2021 Final action:
Title: South Annapolis Yacht Center - Public Water Access - For the purpose of requiring the Department of Planning and Zoning to hold a public meeting for the general public to be heard on the South Annapolis Yacht Center fence application.
Sponsors: Dajuan K. Gay, Rob Savidge, Ross Arnett
Attachments: 1. R-22-21 First Reader, 2. R-22-21 Fiscal Impact Note
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South Annapolis Yacht Center - Public Water Access - For the purpose of requiring the Department of Planning and Zoning to hold a public meeting for the general public to be heard on the South Annapolis Yacht Center fence application.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Resolution 22-21

Introduced by: Alderman Gay, Alderman Savidge, Alderman Arnett
Co-sponsored by:

A RESOLUTION concerning

South Annapolis Yacht Center - Public Water Access

FOR the purpose of requiring the Department of Planning and Zoning to hold a public meeting for the general public to be heard on the South Annapolis Yacht Center fence application.


WHEREAS, Access to water brings with it the ability for recreation, enjoyment, and relaxation for City of Annapolis residents, which helps to educate our youth about environmental protection and offers them positive activities.

WHEREAS, There is not currently equal and equitable access to the waterway for all of City residents and there is a shortage of water access points in the City for residents, partly due to past development practices that sought to fence off and wall off water access.

WHEREAS, In its approval of what would become Blue Heron Condominiums on Boucher Avenue, Annapolis, Maryland, via R-22-86, the City Council issued Findings with Conditions and Restrictions, one of which conditions stated:

"3. The applicant shall provide a 4-foot-wide path for public access to the open space and water areas, made of oyster shell or similar nonpaved material. The path shall be constructed prior to issuance of occupancy permits and shall be located between Boucher Avenue and Wells Cove as shown on the Planning and Zoning Department Staff's Exhibit A".

WHEREAS, In its approval of what would become Shearwater Condominiums on Boucher Avenue, via R-56-78, one of the initial findings of the City Council stated:

"10. An on-site pedestrian pathway system shall link with the pathway system to Truxtun Park".

WHEREAS, In multiple ...

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