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File #: R-49-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 7/18/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/21/2022 Final action: 7/25/2022
Title: Parkeside Preserve Emergency Action for the purpose of addressing the development of Lennar at Parkeside Preserve and its impact on Quiet Waters Park.
Attachments: 1. R-49-22 First Reader
Title
Parkeside Preserve Emergency Action for the purpose of addressing the development of Lennar at Parkeside Preserve and its impact on Quiet Waters Park.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Resolution 49-22

Introduced by: Alderman Savidge
Co-sponsored by:

A RESOLUTION concerning

Parkeside Preserve Emergency Action

FOR the purpose of addressing the development of Lennar at Parkeside Preserve and its impact on Quiet Waters Park.


WHEREAS, stormwater from Parkeside Preserve, a townhome development currently under construction, discharges through two outfalls that drain into an ephemeral stream through Quiet Waters Park; an ephemeral stream is defined in the City Code as a stream that flows only in direct response to precipitation in the immediate watershed or in response to the melting of a cover of snow or ice, and which has a channel bottom that is always above the local water table; and

WHEREAS, photographs and site visits currently show the ephemeral stream degrading and unraveling, causing leaves, topsoil, and forest debris to be washed away, exposing tree roots, creating erosive head-cuts, and creating a stream bed with a bank; and

WHEREAS, ?17.10.010 states that the City of Annapolis code is to " protect and promote the public health, safety and general welfare through the management of stormwater, to protect public and private property from damage, to reduce the effects of land use changes on stream channel erosion, to maintain and assist in the improvement of water quality, and to preserve and enhance the environmental quality of streams and stream valleys."; and

WHEREAS, ?17.08.010 states that the City of Annapolis code is aimed at reducing "the negative impacts of land development on water resources, maintaining the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of streams, and minimizing damage to public and private property" and further, to "protect, maintain, and enhance the public health, safety, and general welfare by establishi...

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