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File #: R-7-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Second Reader
File created: 1/21/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/24/2022 Final action:
Title: An Emergency Declaration Concerning Pollution Discharges - For the purpose of declaring that any amount of pollution, including but not limited to, sediment, muddy water, cloudy water, turbid water, that is discharged from a construction site is unacceptable and clearly prohibited under the Annapolis City Code and the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) sediment and erosion control standards and regulations; and affirming the imposition of stricter enforcement for violations of the City Code and the MDE sediment and erosion control standards and regulations.
Sponsors: Rob Savidge, Elly Tierney, Ross Arnett, Brooks Schandelmeier, Karma O'Neill, Rhonda Pindell Charles
Attachments: 1. R-7-22 First Reader, 2. R-7-22 Staff Report, 3. R-7-22 Fiscal Impact Note, 4. R-7-22 Amendment 1 - Savidge WITHDRAWN, 5. R-7-22 Amendment 2 - Tierney, 6. R-7-22 Amendment 3 - Buckley, 7. R-7-22 Amendments 4-6 - Savidge, 8. R-7-22 Amendments 7-10 - Finlayson, 9. R-7-22 Amendments 11-12 - Savidge, 10. R-7-22 Amendments 13-14 - Savidge, 11. R-7-22 SIGNED
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An Emergency Declaration Concerning Pollution Discharges - For the purpose of declaring that any amount of pollution, including but not limited to, sediment, muddy water, cloudy water, turbid water, that is discharged from a construction site is unacceptable and clearly prohibited under the Annapolis City Code and the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) sediment and erosion control standards and regulations; and affirming the imposition of stricter enforcement for violations of the City Code and the MDE sediment and erosion control standards and regulations.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Resolution 7-22

Introduced by: Alderman Savidge
Co-sponsored by: Alderwoman Tierney, Alderman Arnett,
Alderman Schandelmeier, Alderwoman O'Neill, Alderwoman Pindell Charles

A RESOLUTION concerning

An Emergency Declaration Concerning Pollution Discharges

FOR the purpose of declaring that any amount of pollution, including but not limited to, sediment, muddy water, cloudy water, turbid water, that is discharged from a construction site is unacceptable and clearly prohibited under the Annapolis City Code and the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) sediment and erosion control standards and regulations; and affirming the imposition of stricter enforcement for violations of the City Code and the MDE sediment and erosion control standards and regulations.


WHEREAS, The State of Maryland and the City of Annapolis regulate sediment because it is a pollutant that carries nutrients, which causes dead zones in waterways, kills aquatic vegetation, stresses wildlife and oysters, and negatively warms up waterways; and

WHEREAS, Quiet Waters Park is a prized public park that is enjoyed by the Annapolis Community and, therefore, must be protected from pollution by application of the City Code, Chapter 17.08, the main purpose of which is to prevent pollution of City waterways; and


WHEREAS, City Code Sections 17.08.010 and 17.08.180 manifestly state ...

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