ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, MARYLAND

MUNICIPALITIES

ANNAPOLIS

State Capital of Maryland, County Seat of Anne Arundel County (formerly Anne Arundel Town)
  • Incorporated 1708 (Chapter 7, Acts of 1708)


    [City Seal, Annapolis, Maryland]
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  • Named in 1695 for Princess Anne, who became heiress apparent in December 1694 upon the death of her sister Queen Mary II. As Queen Anne (1665-1714), she ascended the throne of Great Britain and Ireland in 1702, and ruled until her death in 1714.
  • Population
    1990 census: 33,195
    2000 census: 35,838
    2010 census: 38,394
  • Reports

    CITY COUNCIL
    Elected by Voters to 4-year terms (Nov.):
    Gavin Buckley (D), Mayor (4-year term), 2021
    e-mail: mayorbuckley@annapolis.gov

    Eleanor M. (Elly) Tierney (D), Ward 1
    Frederick M. Paone (R), Ward 2
    Rhonda Pindell-Charles (D), Ward 3
    Sheila M. Finlayson (D), Ward 4
    Marc Rodriguez (D), Ward 5
    DaJuan Gay* (D), Ward 6
    *(elected July 2 & sworn in July 8, 2019, to replace Shaneka T. Henson, who resigned April 29, 2019)
    Robert Savidge (D), Ward 7
    Ross H. Arnett III (D), Ward 8
    Terms expire 2021.


    [photo, City Hall, 160 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis, Maryland]

    Meetings: 2nd Monday, 7:00 p.m. (except Aug.; in election years, no meeting in Nov.)
    3rd Thursday, 3:00 p.m. (work sessions)
    4th Monday, 7:00 p.m. (special meetings)


    City Hall, 160 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis, Maryland, March 2014. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    City Hall, 160 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis, MD 21401
    (410) 263-7997; fax: (410) 216-9284
    web: www.annapolis.gov/


    [photo, Sailboats, Back Creek, Annapolis, Maryland]



    Sailboats, Back Creek, Annapolis, Maryland, October 2008. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


      FINANCE COMMITTEE
      web: www.annapolis.gov/793/Finance-Committee

      Appointed by Mayor with City Council consent:
      Ross H. Arnett III, Chair (chosen by Committee)
      Sheila M. Finlayson; Frederick M. Paone.

      Meetings: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.

      HOUSING & HUMAN WELFARE COMMITTEE
      web: www.annapolis.gov/795/Housing-Human-Welfare-Committee

      Appointed by Mayor with City Council consent:
      Marc Rodriguez, Chair (chosen by Committee)
      Eleanor M. (Elly) Tierney; one vacancy.

      Meetings: 3rd Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.

      PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE
      web: www.annapolis.gov/786/Public-Safety-Committee

      Appointed by Mayor with City Council consent:
      Rhonda Pindell-Charles, Chair (chosen by Committee)
      Frederick M. Paone; one vacancy.

      Meetings: 1st Monday, 6:00 p.m.

      RULES & CITY GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE
      web: www.annapolis.gov/792/Rules-City-Government-Committee

      Appointed by Mayor with City Council consent:
      Sheila M. Finlayson, Chair (chosen by Committee)
      Ross H. Arnett III; Robert Savidge.

      Meetings: 2nd Tuesday, 4:00 p.m.

      TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE
      web: www.annapolis.gov/794/Transportation-Committee

      Appointed by Mayor with City Council consent:
      Eleanor M. (Elly) Tierney, Chair (chosen by Committee)
      Rhonda Pindell-Charles; Marc Rodriguez.

      Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 6:00 p.m.


    [photo, City Hall, 160 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis, Maryland] ADMINISTRATION
    Appointed by Mayor with City Council consent:
    Teresa O. Sutherland, City Manager (410) 263-7939; fax: (410) 216-9284
    e-mail: tsutherland@annapolis.gov
    web: www.annapolis.gov/375/City-Manager


    City Hall, 160 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis, Maryland, September 2008. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.



    [photo, City Hall, 160 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis, Maryland] FINANCE DEPARTMENT
    Jodee D. Dickinson, Director (410) 263-7952
    e-mail: jddickinson@annapolis.gov
    web: www.annapolis.gov/152/Finance



    City Hall, 160 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis, Maryland, March 2014. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


    FIRE DEPARTMENT
    David L. Stokes, Sr., Chief (410) 263-7975
    1790 Forest Drive, Annapolis, MD 21401
    e-mail: afdinfo@annapolis.gov
    web: www.annapolis.gov/190/Fire

    HOUSING AUTHORITY
    Beverly J. Wilbourn, Executive Director (410) 267-8000, ext. 8201; fax: (410) 267-8290
    e-mail: executive.director@hacamd.org
    1217 Madison St., Annapolis, MD 21403
    web: www.hacamd.org/

      BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
      Appointed by Mayor with City Council consent to 5-year terms:
      Sandra D. Chapman, Chair (chosen by Board in Jan.), 2019
      Jacquelyn V. Wells, 2018; Philip W. Gibbs, 2021; Kimberlee Cornett, 2022; Andre Atkins, 2023; two vacancies.

      Meetings: 4th Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. (except Dec.)

    PLANNING & ZONING DEPARTMENT
    Sally Nash, Acting Director (410) 260-2200, ext. 7792; fax: (410) 263-9158
    145 Gorman St., Annapolis, MD 21401
    e-mail: snash@annapolis.gov
    web: www.annapolis.gov/398/Planning-Zoning

    POLICE DEPARTMENT
    Edward C. Jackson, Chief (410) 268-9000; fax: (410) 268-9472
    199 Taylor Ave., Annapolis, MD 21401
    e-mail: ecjackson@annapolis.gov
    web: www.annapolis.gov/413/Police


    [photo, Street light, Church Circle, Annapolis, Maryland] PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
    David A. Jarrell, Director (410) 263-7949, (410) 224-2140 (emergency, 24-hour); fax: (410) 263-3322
    145 Gorman St., Annapolis, MD 21401
    e-mail: pubworks@annapolis.gov
    web: www.annapolis.gov/618/Public-Works

      BUREAU OF ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION
      Samuel Brice, Chief Engineer (410) 263-7949


    Street light, Church Circle, Annapolis, Maryland, July 2000. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


      FLEET MAINTENANCE
      Daniel Horwath, Manager (410) 263-7967
      932 Spa Road, Annapolis, MD 21401
      e-mail: atrader@annapolis.gov

      REFUSE & RECYCLING
      F. Philip Scrivener, Supervisor, Solid Waste Refuse (410) 263-7949

      STREETS & TRAFFIC CONTROL
      Robert Couchenour, Superintendent (410) 263-7967
      935 Spa Road, Annapolis, MD 21401

      UTILITIES, WATER & SEWER
      J. Michael Bunker, Superintendent (410) 263-7970
      209 Chinquapin Round Road, Suite 300, Annapolis, MD 21401

      WATER PLANT
      James FitzGerald, Superintendent (443) 336-5818

    RECREATION & PARKS DEPARTMENT
    Archie J. Trader III, Director (410) 263-7958; fax: (410) 626-9731
    Pip Moyer Recreation Center, 273 Hilltop Lane, Annapolis, MD 21403
    e-mail:
    atrader@annapolis.gov
    web: www.annapolis.gov/189/Recreation-Parks

    TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT
    J. Rick Gordon, Director (410) 263-7964; fax: (410) 263-4508
    308 Chinquapin Round Road, Annapolis, MD 21401
    e-mail: transit@annapolis.gov
    web: www.annapolis.gov/159/Transportation

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