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File #: R-1-23    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: In Committee
File created: 1/3/2023 In control: Housing and Human Welfare Committee
On agenda: 1/23/2023 Final action:
Title: Workforce Housing Development Planning in the City of Annapolis - For the purpose of emphasizing the important role the "Annapolis Ahead 2040 Comprehensive Plan" can and will play in identifying, planning, and furthering our workforce housing goals; ensuring an equitable distribution of such housing, factoring in nearby County zoning; ensuring City Council and public input; postponing significant zoning changes and decisions until the Plan is completed; setting dates for drafts of the Plan; and generally dealing with City housing development.
Sponsors: Rob Savidge, Ross Arnett, Karma O'Neill, Rhonda Pindell Charles, Sheila Finlayson
Indexes: Housing and Human Welfare Committee
Attachments: 1. R-1-23 First Reader, 2. R-1-23 Fiscal Impact Note
Title
Workforce Housing Development Planning in the City of Annapolis - For the purpose of emphasizing the important role the "Annapolis Ahead 2040 Comprehensive Plan" can and will play in identifying, planning, and furthering our workforce housing goals; ensuring an equitable distribution of such housing, factoring in nearby County zoning; ensuring City Council and public input; postponing significant zoning changes and decisions until the Plan is completed; setting dates for drafts of the Plan; and generally dealing with City housing development.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Resolution 1-23

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


A RESOLUTION concerning

Workforce Housing Development Planning
in the City of Annapolis


FOR For the purpose of emphasizing the important role the "Annapolis Ahead 2040 Comprehensive Plan" can and will play in identifying, planning, and furthering our workforce housing goals; ensuring an equitable distribution of such housing, factoring in nearby County zoning; ensuring City Council and public input; postponing significant zoning changes and decisions until the Plan is completed; setting dates for drafts of the Plan; and generally dealing with City housing development.

WHEREAS, Our desire is for One Annapolis with diverse populations, multiple income levels, and rich history, where we can all live in unity together to build a more prosperous and inclusive City for all; and

WHEREAS, The national cost of living continues to outpace income growth; and

WHEREAS, Our teachers, fire-fighters, police officers, reporters, public employees, and other workers in our City need housing they can easily afford to live in the City where they work; and

WHEREAS, The Annapolis Five-Year Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan (CHCDP) found that "The median income in Annapolis has not increased at a rate greater than...

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