With a profound sense of loss, the League of Women Voters of Calvert County announces the death of our Co-President Annette J. Funn, 74, on July 30, 2016, after a two-month battle with cancer.
We ask everyone to keep her husband, Malcolm, and their son Kelby, in your thoughts and prayers.
Annette’s final arrangements are Monday, August 8, and the following link describes the arrangements: http://www.sewellfuneralhome.com/obituaries/ANNETTE-J-FUNN?obId=1016897#/obituaryInfo
In lieu of flowers, the family asks people to please contribute to The Gideons International, one of the many organizations Annette belonged to. The Gideons place bibles in hotels, medical offices, hospitals and perform college distributions and daily share God's Word.
Free Mindful Meditation Event
August 21, 2016
Speaker: Chip Guffey, Meditation Program Director
Read a New York Times article that states that a weekly routine of yoga and meditation may help to stave off aging-related mental decline, according to a study of older adults with memory problems.
Introductory Meetings Kick Off County Comprehensive Plan Update Process The Calvert County Department of Community Planning and Building is hosting informational meetings to introduce the two-year process of updating the county's Comprehensive Plan and rewriting the Zoning Ordinance. Please plan to attend one of the four meetings scheduled. Click here for more details.
Prince Frederick Town Center Development
On July 26, 2016 the Board of County Commissioners approved Text Amendment 15-08a, which pertains to the New Town District (former middle school site and proposed Armory Square development). The changes will allow:
Immediately after approving these changes, a presentation was made to the County Commissioners by the Peterson Group, a nationwide development company who is in negotiations with the County and Bargo, LLC (owners of the Armory Square property) to enter into a Development Agreement to develop the properties.
According to the County Attorney's memo attached to the agenda, the next steps will be to: (1) order additional appraisals of the County-owned properties; (2) meet with Bargo and The Peterson Companies to discuss a Development Agreement that identifies compensation for the County-owned properties and addresses benefits for the community consistent with the 2013 Charrette and horizontal integration of retail and residential uses, public amenities and green spaces within a walkable development.
Transparency of County Governance The League of Women Voters of Calvert County (LWVCC) has issued a report that assesses the effectiveness of the Calvert County government in engaging its citizens in important county decisions.Click here to access the report.
Observer Corps The Board of County Commissioners Observer Team is actively seeking volunteers. The team is also soliciting ideas for guest speakers for 2016. To suggest a speaker or find out more about volunteering, please contact Sharron Bickel, 610-410-5840 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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