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
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    [photo, City Hall, 160 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis, Maryland] CITY COUNCIL
    Elected by Voters to 4-year terms (Nov.):
    Gavin Buckley (D), Mayor (4-year term), 2021
    e-mail: mayor@annapolis.gov

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


    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
    Shaneka Henson (D), Ward 6
    Rob Savidge (D), Ward 7
    Ross H. Arnett III (D), Ward 8
    Terms expire 2021.

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

    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; Marc Rodriguez.

    Meetings: 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 5:00 p.m.

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

    Appointed by Mayor with City Council consent:
    Shaneka Henson, Chair (chosen by Committee)
    Frederick M. Paone; Eleanor M. (Elly) Tierney.

    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)
    Shaneka Henson; Frederick M. Paone.

    Meetings: 3rd Monday, 5:00 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; Rob 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; Shaneka Henson.

    Meetings: 3rd Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.


    [photo, City Hall, 160 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis, Maryland] ADMINISTRATION
    Appointed by Mayor with City Council consent:
    Teresa O. Sutherland (to start April 19), City Manager (410) 263-7939, (410) 263-7997; fax: (410) 216-9284
    e-mail: tosutherland@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
    Melissa Leaman, Acting Director (410) 263-7952
    e-mail: finance@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 Wilbourn, Executive Director (410) 267-8000, ext. 8203
    (410) 267-8000; (410) 263-0778 (maintenance); fax: (410) 267-8290
    e-mail: bwilbourn@annapolis.gov
    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
      Deborah A. Johnson, 2017; Jacquelyn V. Wells, 2018; Christopher B. Flynn, Esq., 2021; Philip W. Gibbs, 2021; Michael G. Miller, 2021; Kimberlee Cornett, 2022.

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

    PLANNING & ZONING DEPARTMENT
    Pete Gutwald, Director (410) 260-2200, ext. 7783; fax: (410) 263-9158
    145 Gorman St., Annapolis, MD 21401
    e-mail: pgutwald@annapolis.gov
    web: www.annapolis.gov/398/Planning-Zoning

    Jacquelyn Rouse, Planning Administrator (410) 260-2200, ext. 7794; fax: (410) 263-9158
    e-mail: jrouse@annapolis.gov

    POLICE DEPARTMENT
    Maj. Scott Baker, Chief (410) 268-9000; (410) 268-4141; fax: (410) 268-9472
    199 Taylor Ave., Annapolis, MD 21401
    e-mail: apdchief@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

    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

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


    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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