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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Kingsport-Bywater Park construction begins August 15

New Kingsport-Bywater Park will begin construction next week. 

The Kingsport-Bywater Park Project will provide play equipment for children from tots to teens as well as a new walking path for all ages. The project includes stormwater management in...

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

Ravens Purple Friday Caravan in Annapolis on August 4th

Baltimore Ravens Cheerleaders, Baltimore’s Marching Ravens Pep Band and front office staff will make stops throughout Annapolis on Friday, August 4th, to gear up for the team’s upcoming free and open stadium practice at Navy-Marine Cor...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Moody’s Investors Service Upgrades Annapolis Revenue Bond Ratings

 

Annapolis, MD (8-1-17) Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that in just two years of using revenue bonds to pay for major capital projects, Moody's Investors Service has upgraded the City of Annapolis' water and sewer revenue bonds from...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

A Duck Tale

The Annapolis Fire Department’s First Responders received a call this morning from a concerned resident that saw five babies stuck in a storm drain and the mother was yelling for help as she nervously paced back and forth in front of the storm d...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

State Grant Announced to help combat Opioid Crisis in AA County

Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford, Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh, Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides, and AA County Health Officer Fran Phillips at a recent press conference where Lt. Governor Rutherford announced state grant money that will ben...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

Temporary Guest Parking Permits Now Available Online

Annapolis, MD (7-28-17) Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces that temporary  guest parking permits are now available for purchase online. 

 

“This new innovation is one more way we are making city life more conve...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

City and County Enter into Solar Power Purchase Agreement

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Annapolis, MD (7-28-17) Mayor Michael Pantelides announces that the ongoing partnership between the City of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County continues with the joint purchase of solar energy to power City and County buildings and operations. The partners...

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Annapolis Cooling Center Opens Through Sunday, July 23

Annapolis, MD (7-19-17) Mayor Michael Pantelides announces that the Roger “Pip” Moyer Community Recreation Center, located at 273 Hilltop Lane, will remain open as a cooling center today, July 19th through Sunday, July 23rd.

The hours f...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

New Automated Fare Boxes Now Part of Annapolis Transit

 

Annapolis, MD (7-17-17) Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that beginning today the Annapolis Department of Transportation (ADOT) will launch a new automated fare box system on its bus fleet.

 

“We are excited to offer this new ...

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Posted on: July 15, 2017

P&Z Director Findings for Density Calculation

We have posted the Directors Findings for the Density Calculations in a Special Mixed Planned Development in a B2, Community Shopping District in conjunction with PD2016-002.

In determining the density calculations, the Planning and Zoning Directo...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Annapolis Cooling Center Opens Thursday and Friday

Annapolis, MD (7-12-17) Mayor Michael Pantelides announces that the Roger “Pip” Moyer Community Recreation Center, located at 273 Hilltop Lane, will open as a cooling center Thursday, July 13th and Friday, July 14th from 10 a.m. until ...

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

Mayor Pantelides’ Open Door Session Moved to Third Tuesday in July

 

Annapolis, Md. (7-5-17) – Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces that his open door session will be moved to Tuesday, July 18th,  due to the Independence Day falling on the first Tuesday of the month.  

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Posted on: July 5, 2017

July 5th Fireworks

Annapolis, MD (7-5-17) Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides reminds residents that Annapolis will hold its firework display tonight, July 5th, after last night’s storms caused the cancellation of the event.

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Posted on: July 3, 2017

July 4th Annapolis City Government Offices Closed - Parking and Shuttle information

 

Annapolis, MD (7-3-17) Mayor Michel Pantelides reminds residents that the City of Annapolis government offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.

 

All refuse and recycling collection will be moved one ...

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Posted on: July 3, 2017

Market House Bids for RFP 17-21 Available Online

 Annapolis, MD (7-3-17) Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces all responses to RFP 17-21, the Lease of the Annapolis Market House at City Dock, can be reviewed online at www.annapolis.gov,  under City Council (Market House Proposa...

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Posted on: July 2, 2017

Name the City Boat Contest! Get Involved!

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides invites residents to help name the city’s boat, which will be used for educational and recreational purposes.

After meeting John Harris, the owner of Chesapeake Light Craft, Mayor Pantelides was enthusiastic abo...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Circulator Free as of July 1 - Getting Around Downtown Just Got Easier!

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides reminds residents that the Circulator is free, effective July 1st and a newly-rebranded Circulator will debut just before the July 4th holiday weekend.  The new Ford E-450 comfortably seats 24 passengers, is whe...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

July 4th in Annapolis

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides invites all residents to the Annapolis 4th of July parade and fireworks on Tuesday, July 4th.  The parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Amos Garrett Boulevard and proceed along West Street, around Church Circle, an...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Annapolis Fire Department Receives Highest Rating from National Agency

Annapolis, MD (6-19-17) Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that an improved rating by the Insurance Services Office (ISO) to the Annapolis Fire Department may mean lower insurance premiums for Annapolis property owners.

 

The ISO, a natio...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

City Keeps AA+ Rating from Fitch Outlook Remains Stable

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the city maintained its AA+ rating from the Fitch Rating Agency and the outlook remains stable.

 

The AA+ rating has been assigned to Series: ­­$6,065,000 General Obligation Public I...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Moody's Assigns Aa2 to Annapolis’ 2017 GO Bonds - Positive Outlook

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces Moody’s Investors Service has assigned an Aa2 positive rating to Annapolis’ $6.1 million General Obligation Public Improvements Refunding Bonds Series 2016A and $19.6 million General Obligat...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Notice of Annapolis City Council Public Hearings June 19th

Notice is hereby given that the Annapolis City Council will hold the following public hearings on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 7.00 p.m. The hearings will take place in the Mayor John T. Chambers, Jr., City Council Chamber, located at 160 Du...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

City Opens Cooling Facility

 

Annapolis, MD (6-12-17) – The National Weather Service is forecasting temperatures to reach the mid-90s today and near 100 degrees tomorrow. The heat combined with high levels of humidity is creating a concern that residents may suffer...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

July 4th Firework Safety

 Mayor Michael Pantelides and Fire Chief David Stokes remind residents that fireworks can be very dangerous, so leave it up to the professionals and join us in Annapolis for our July 4th festivities. 

 

While the celebration is tr...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Street Closures Scheduled Saturday, June 3rd for ZOOMA Races

Annapolis, MD (5-30-17) A number of streets in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County will be closed during the morning of Saturday, June 3rd for the ZOOMA half marathon, 10K and 5K. 

The events begin at 7 a.m. and all streets in downtown Annapolis wil...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Art in Public Places Events During Art Week

The following activities are happening sponsored by Art in Public Places during Art Week:" In Annapolis Art is Everywhere"...the first of art walk series videos airs on City Cable, channel 34 for Verizon customers and 99/100 for Comcast.Conversa...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

New Residential Parking Permits Need to Register new Account

The 2017 Residential Parking Permit Registration is open!  No more standing in lines. Go online and register.

For complete details and to purchase a permit for a zoned district, visit http://www.annapolisparking.com/resident...

All residents WILL N...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

NOTICE OF ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

Notice is hereby given that the Annapolis City Council will hold the following public hearings on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 7.00 p.m.  The hearings will take place in the Mayor John T. Chambers, Jr., City Council Chambe...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

2017 Residential Parking Permit Registration Open

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the 2017 Residential Parking Permit registration period begins immediately.

 

SP+, the city’s comprehensive parking management firm, encourages residents to save time by purchasing their a...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Memorial Day

Annapolis City government offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day.

Refuse and recycling will be affected on Monday and Tuesday, May 29th and 30th by moving the normal collection day to the next day. If Monday is your normal ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Commissioning Week Parking

It is expected to be extremely busy downtown during Commissioning Week, May 22nd through the 26th. 

The Hillman Garage is expected to fill by mid-morning each day, along with  the 2 hour limited spaces, whether they be metered or in Resid...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

May 7th-13th is Hurricane Preparedness Week

The Atlantic Hurricane Season is June 1st through November 30th

 

Annapolis, MD (5-11-17) – Mayor Michael Pantelides announces that the city is teaming up with the National Weather Service (NWS) and the Maryland Emergency Management Agenc...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Mayor Appoints New Recreation and Parks Director for City Council's Approval

Annapolis, MD (5-10-17) Mayor Michael Pantelides announced the appointment of Archie Trader as the new Recreation and Parks Director.  City Council will consider his confirmation on Monday, May 22nd.

 

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

Media Advisory – Flood Mitigation Demonstration

 

WHO:  Mayor Michael Pantelides, members of Annapolis City Council, representatives from Maryland Emergency Management Agency, along with other state officials, local environmentalists, business owners, and other interested individuals.

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

Spring Cleaning in Annapolis

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces the City of Annapolis and downtown businesses are joining together to clean up Downtown Annapolis.

During the week of May 8-12, employees of the City’s Department of Public Works (DPW) will act as team...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

The Annapolis Fire Department Urges Water Safety

Annapolis, MD – As the weather continues to warm, sailing and the sunshine will draw many residents and visitors to the City of Annapolis. “With the attraction to and access to water recreation in and around Annapolis, we want the publ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Notice of Annapolis City Council Public Hearings - REVISED 5/2/17

REVISED 5/2/17NOTICE OF ANNAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARINGS Notice is hereby given that the Annapolis City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 7.00 p.m., in the Mayor John T. Chambers, Jr., City Council Chambers, 160 D...

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Posted on: May 1, 2017

City Pursues the Purchase of Part of Parkeside Preserve with Program Open Space Money

 

City Pursues the Purchase of Part of Parkeside Preserve with Program Open Space Money

 

Annapolis, MD (5-1-17) Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the City of Annapolis is pursuing the purchase of a portion of the proposed Parkeside P...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Traffic delays are expected Saturday, April 29

A number of major events will be taking place in Annapolis this Saturday, April 29th, and residents along with visitors should know that traffic delays are expected.

The Annual Spring Sailboat Show is in downtown Annapolis, which brings in thousands of vis...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Annapolis Police Department Public Safety Expo April 22nd

Saturday, April 22nd, The Annapolis Police Department will host a Public Safety Expo at Weems Whalen Field from 1- 4 p.m.  Agencies from all over the state will be attending. Bring your family! Tell your friends!! 

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Bee City USA Event

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Posted on: April 17, 2017

Fire Hydrant Inspections in Annapolis

Annapolis, MD (4-17-17) The Annapolis Fire Department and Annapolis Department of Public Works will be conducting inspections of all Annapolis fire hydrants, starting today, to verify that they are in working order in case of an emergency situation. The i...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Response from Harbormaster’s Staff Credited with Open Water Rescue

 

Annapolis, MD (4-13-17) Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides applauds the Harbormaster’s Office for their quick response in a recent water rescue.

 

Just before one o’clock in the afternoon on April 8th, a member of the ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

The Highest Court in Maryland Supports the City's Administrative Process

Opinion from Maryland Court of Appeals

SPAW vs Annapolis

 

Annapolis, MD (4-13-17) The highest court in Maryland supports the City of Annapolis administrative process which requires approval before starting any alteration to the exterior of a buildi...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

BGE is closing Duke of Gloucester Street from St. Mary's Street to Compromise Street

BGE is closing Duke of Gloucester Street from St. Mary's Street to Compromise Street due to a gas line repair at the Spa Creek Bridge.

According to BGE, the repairs will occur through the remainder of this week, April 12th, 13th and 14th, at which...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

City Government Offices Closed Friday, April 14

 

Annapolis, MD (4-11-17) The City of Annapolis government offices will be closed on Good Friday, including the Stanton Community Center.

Refuse and recycling will not be affected and Annapolis Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule on Friday, A...

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

Heroin : A Story of Two Families

City of Annapolis Television introduces the audience to two families, both affected by heroin, with very different outcomes.  Annapolis Mayor Michael  Pantelides is working with County Executive Steve Schuh on his Heroin Task Force and o...

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

Arbor Day Event in Annapolis

School Children Get Involved

 

Annapolis, Md. (4-7-17) –Mayor Mike Pantelides invites residents to attend the city’s annual Arbor Day event.

 

The event will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 20th at the West An...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Mayor Pantelides' State of the City Address

What a great opportunity it has been to serve as the Mayor of Annapolis for the past three years! 

We took a financially distressed city three years ago… made some tough decisions … and made sure we put our city back on solid...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Mayor Pantelides Submits Proposed FY18 Budget

 

Annapolis, MD (4-3-17) On Monday, April 3rd, Mayor Michael Pantelides submitted a $107.5 million Operating Budget to City Council. The proposed budget is the result of three years of hard work, financial accountability, and using public input to...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

City of Annapolis Government Offices Closed on Friday, March 24th

Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the City of Annapolis government offices will be closed on Friday, March 24th for Maryland Day.  The Stanton Center will also be closed. 

Refuse and recycling will not be affected and Annapolis Tran...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Annapolis Film Festival - Rob Reiner Expected / Annapolis Producer Sundance Film Showcased

The multi-faceted film industry icon Rob Reiner, who directed AFF Opening Night Film LBJ, and his wife Michele Singer Reiner, are expected to attend AFF’s Opening Night, along with actor Jeffrey Donovan (Burn Notice, Fargo), who plays President John F. Ke...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

City Council Public Hearings on March 27

The Annapolis City Council will hold several public hearings on Monday, March 27, 2017 at 7.00 p.m., in the Mayor John T. Chambers, Jr., City Council Chambers, located at 160 Duke of Gloucester Street in Annapolis.

 

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Refuse and Recycling as Scheduled

Refuse and recycling collection will take place as scheduled.

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Liberal Leave for Non-Essential Employees - City Government Opens at 8:30

 

Annapolis, MD (3-14-17) Mayor Michael  Pantelides is announcing a Liberal Leave day for all non-essential employees on Tuesday, March 14, based on recent weather reports.

Liberal Leave allows employees to take a vacation day without prio...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Residents Encouraged to Move Vehicles to City Garages Beginning at 6 p.m.

Annapolis, MD (3-13-17) The National Weather Service is predicting Annapolis will receive 3 to 4 inches of snow between tonight and Tuesday morning. Mayor Michael Pantelides is encouraging residents to move their vehicles to the city garages starting at 6...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

Snow Route Maps - Know if you live on a Snow Emergency Route

To know if your street is designated as a Snow Emergency  or Connecter Route, click here

http://www.annapolis.gov/730/Snow-Information

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

David Jarrell Returns to the City as DPW Director

 

Annapolis, Md. (3-8-17) – Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that David Jarrell will be returning to the position of Public Works Director, effective Monday, March 13, 2017.

 

“Knowing that David is returning...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Annapolis Mayor Joins Hogan Administration for MTA Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

     

Free Trial Rides Offered Through March 14

ANNAPOLIS, MD (March 8, 2017) – As part of Governor Larry Hogan’s BaltimoreLink transformative transit plan to better connect Marylanders to life’s oppo...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

City Council Public Hearings on March 13

Notice is hereby given that the Annapolis City Council will hold a public hearing on several items on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 7.00 p.m., in the Mayor John T. Chambers, Jr., City Council Chambers, located at 160 Duke of Gloucester Street in Anna...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Special City Council Meeting and Proposed Closed Session

A Special Meeting of the Annapolis City Council  will be held on Monday, March 6, at 3:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Mayor John T. Chamber, Jr., City Council Chamber, located at 160 Duke of Gloucester Street in Annapolis.

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

The Annapolis St. Patrick’s Day Parade

 

Annapolis, MD (2-28-17) Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides reminds residents that the Annapolis St. Patrick’s Day Parade is on Sunday, March 5th at 1 p.m. 

The parade will travel down West Street to Church Circle, around the ci...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

SP+ Completes Draft Study to Improve Annapolis Parking

Annapolis, MD (2-22-2017) – SP+, comprehensive parking management firm for the City of Annapolis, this week delivered a draft parking study to Mayor Mike Pantelides that assesses downtown parking assets and occupancy rates and offers recommendat...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Disposal of Flares and Fireworks Now Available at All Annapolis Fire Stations

Annapolis, MD (2-17-17) In an effort to end an ongoing problem of how to dispose of old flares, flare guns, and fireworks, Mayor Michael Pantelides announced the Annapolis Fire Department will accept expired or surplus fireworks and flares from the genera...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Notice of Annapolis City Council Public Hearings

 

Notice is hereby given that the Annapolis City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 7.00 p.m.  The hearings will take place in the Mayor John T. Chambers, Jr., City Council Chambers. located at 160...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

New Building Codes Go Into Effect March 1

 

Annapolis, MD (7-16-17) Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announces new building codes will go into effect in March. The adoption of updates to the building codes, published by the International Code Council, was passed by City Council on Febru...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

City of Annapolis Government Offices Closed on Presidents Day

 

Annapolis, MD (2-14-17) – All City of Annapolis government offices will be closed on Monday, February 20th for Presidents Day, including the Stanton Center. 

Refuse and recycling collection will not be affected and the Pip Moye...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Annapolis Fire Department Offers Home Heating Safety Tips

Annapolis, MD (2-13-17) As temperatures dip back down to the 30's and 40's over the next several days, Mayor Michael Pantelides and Annapolis Fire Chief David Stokes urge residents to be aware of some home heating safety information that...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

New Community Effort to Collect and Donate Used Sporting Goods to Kids in Need

Annapolis, MD (2-10-17) Mayor Michael Pantelides is proud to showcase a local family and their plan to supply children the sporting equipment they need, but otherwise could not afford. Thanks to the Armstrong family, equipment will be collected and donate...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Proposed Closed Session of City Council February 13

A closed session of the City Council has been proposed for Monday, February 13, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Mayor John T. Chamber, Jr., City Council Chamber, located at 160 Duke of Gloucester Street in Annapolis.  This is in accordance with Annotate...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Annapolis' Art in Public Places Commission Event March 5th

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The City of Annapolis' Art in Public Places Commission would like to be our guest and leave the winter doldrums behind and enjoy a Sunday afternoon of music, art and conversation at St. John's College Key Auditorium on March 5th...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Special City Council Meeting and Proposed Closed Session

There will be a Special City Council Meeting on Thursday, February 9 at 3:00 p.m. in the Mayor John T. Chambers, Jr., City Council Chambers.

A closed session of the City Council has been proposed for Thursday, February 9 at 3:00 p.m. in City Council Chambe...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Annapolis Receives $10,000 for Weather It Together Program

Annapolis, Md. (2-1-17) – Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the city received $10,000 from the National League of Cities (NLC) and the Wells Fargo Foundation to support its Weather It Together Program.

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