Fort Howard Community Association Thursday September 24, 2015 Meeting Agenda 7 PM at the Odd Fellows Hall 9401 North Point Road, Fort Howard, Md 21052
- Sparrows Point Terminal Mr. Aaron Tomarchio, VP Operations will address residents for 20 minutes followed by a Q&A with a 2 minute allowance per attendee. Mr. Tomarchio is also a Dundalk Renaissance Corporation Board Member, Community Colleges of Baltimore County – Dundalk – Foundation Board Member, Boy Scouts of America Baltimore Area Council – Board Member.
- Following Mr. Tomarchio will be Baltimore Sun Reporter Ms. Pamela Wood seeking Fort Howard resident input for her news article appearing in the Baltimore sun this weekend. In Ms. Wood’s word’s:“I’m writing a story for The Sun about the redevelopment proposal for Fort Howard – specifically how Councilman Todd Crandell is officially declining to introduce PUD legislation for the developer.I would love to meet up with some Fort Howard residents to talk with you not only about Councilman Crandell’s decision and Mr. Munshell’s proposal, but also what you hope will eventually happen with the property, what it’s been like dealing with all of these plans over the years, etc. I want to explain to my readers the big picture of what’s going on with Fort Howard and the input from neighborhood residents will be very valuable for my story.”
- Sparrows Point, Maryland resident Mr. Francis Taylor , Maryland Port Administration Dredged Material Management Program Citizens Advisory Committee Chairman, the Executive Committee For Dredge Material Management Plans member advising the Governor’s Office, and Hart Miller Island Citizens Oversight Committee member will be attending seeking input regarding Hart Miller Island State Park and Coke Point. (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Assessment). Mr. Taylor is also the 7th District Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Member assisting in the purposed bike and pedestrian trail on North Point Road between North Point State Park and Fort Howard Veterans Park and will take questions on any concerns. Mr. Francis Taylor was the Baltimore County War of 1812 Committee Chairman. Also a five year contract has been recently signed opening the south cell of Hart-Miller Island State Park to the public for use.
Your input and questions are most welcomed to our guests.
- A petition to Baltimore Gas & Electric will be available to sign. BG&E engineering has requested a “head count,” to calculate the cost of making available natural gas to all Fort Howard residents while the new water distribution pipe are being installed.
- 50/50 Raffle Ticket $1 per or 6 for$5 for the Fort Howard Park gun restoration project “Keeping the Promise for Another 100 Years,” will be on hand. The drawing is November 14, 2015.
Baltimore County Department of Permits, Approvals, & Inspections code Enforcement has issued a “Notice to Abate,” directly from the office of Donald E. Brand, Chief Code Administrator.
- Mr. Brady Locher firstname.lastname@example.org is the county attorney prosecuting the violation and is seeking witness testimony and can be reached at 410-887-3251. Copies of the citation, Baltimore County Fire Department Investigative Report, and the Baltimore County Building Engineer letter will be available to FHCA members.
- Baltimore County Geographic Information Systems, Information Technology Office is still working out the bugs in the recent Fort Howard zip code correction unanimously voted on in the last Association meeting to correct.
- Baltimore County Department of Public Works has been visibly surveying lately the lay of the land for the new water pipe through out Fort Howard, Maryland and will report in 5 months the project progress.
- The Veterans Administration has refused complying with the Fort Howard Development LLC Enhanced Use Lease Freedom of Information Act request for the EUL by the Association in June 2015. FHCA is appealing the decision.
Thank you in advance for your interest and attendance. Please submit your ideas, advise, complaints, and question so the Association can improve on its mission preserving the historic, rural, small town Chesapeake Bay community culture of Fort Howard , Maryland.