Mayor on Barnstorming Mission to Meet with Constituents

It has been a long time – much too long, in fact – since we’ve checked in. Oh, there has been plenty to talk about. New directors. Managing finances. Market House. Removing trees in the Historic District. City Dock Advisory Committee. More new directors. Overhauling the Annapolis Transit routes. Market House. Big rainstorm (try 10 [...]

Big Thursday: Debate on raising debt ceiling, modifying bus service

Two important events will be held Thursday at City Hall: 1)    The City Council will hold a special meeting, beginning at 4:30 p.m., to hear public testimony on a charter amendment to double the City’s debt limit to $20 million. A vote is expected to be held. 2)    The City Department of Transportation will hold [...]

Mayor Declares: Revised Budget Won’t Raise Property Tax Rate

At a City Council work session on Thursday, the mayor will present a revised fiscal year 2011 budget proposal that balances the City’s finances without raising the property tax rate. The mayor’s budget amendment calls for millions of dollars in additional cuts and other changes to offset further declining revenues. It will also ensure the [...]

Check out Market House proposals … then comment here

The Market House proposals are in, and now they are online for Annapolis to see. Last month, the mayor invited businesses to submit short- and long-term proposals to set up shop at the Market House, and he was pleased to receive 15 bids to transform part or all of the crown jewel at City Dock. [...]