Cycle Track: Next Steps

by Hap Cooper BOTTOM LINE: Representatives of the RPCL Board met with Michelle Pourciau, the new Director of the Department of Transportation (DDOT), and her staff to request restoration of curbside parking along Roland Avenue with a wider, safer bike lane.  Mrs. Pourciau was very receptive and suggested that our two teams stay in contact […]

Roland Park Civic League Meetings temporarily relocated

During construction at the Presbyterian Church, the September 2017 through April 2018 meetings of the Civic League will be held at the North Baltimore Mennonite Church, 4615 Roland Ave. Meetings will be held at the regular time (first Wednesday of the month, 7 PM.)  For dates, times and locations of RPCL meetings, please visit the Community […]

Volunteer Opportunities in Roland Park

Roads & Maintenance is in need of a new representative for Plat 2. If you’re not sure which Plat you live in, consult our Plat Map or contact Beth Hayes in the Roland Park office. Requirements for Plat reps are: – your own property is under covenant, – you use a computer, – you are willing […]

2017 4th of July Parade in Roland Park

Come celebrate the 4th of July at the Annual Roland Park Parade, from 10-12 on Tuesday, July 4. The parade will start in front of the library with a reading of the Declaration of Independence and some words from our elected officials. Then we will parade down Roland Avenue behind the local fire truck to […]

Please Contact the Mayor on the Overlook PUD Bill

From the Civic League President: Although we were hopeful, on Monday the City Council approved the PUD Bill for the Overlook at Roland Park development. It took less than 2 minutes and there was no discussion. Now the bill goes to Mayor Catherine Pugh to sign or veto- she can sign it at any time. […]

Community Gathering for Overlook PUD – June 19th 7:30 AM

COMMUNITY GATHERING TOMORROW MORNING June 19th 0730 Northern Pkwy and Falls Road. Following is an urgent message from Hap Cooper, President of the Roland Park Civic League Dear Roland Park Neighbors,Good Evening–I hope everyone is enjoying Father’s Day! Join us tomorrow morning at a mega-neighborhood gathering at NP & Falls to send an URGENT message […]

Urgent Call to Action – Rezoning for Overlook at Roland Park

Dear Roland Park Neighbors, All hands on deck. We need your help in the next four days. ASAP please! A major high-rise housing development is set to be approved by the City Council on Monday, June 19th. The development is called Overlook at Roland Park, and often referred to as Belvedere 2. A freshman City […]

Letter from RPCL to Sharon Green Middleton Opposing the PUD for Overlook at Belvedere

At the monthly meeting of Roland Park Civic League Board for this past Thursday, June 8, various stakeholders spoke about the proposed Overlook development near the intersection of Falls Road and Northern Parkway. A representative from Blue Ocean Realty, the developer proposing the 132 unit, six-story tower spoke at the meeting, as did Hunter Cochrane, […]

Letter from RPCL to DOT regarding Cycle Track

The following letter regarding the Cycle Track has been sent to Mr. Frank Murphy, Acting Director of the Baltimore Department of Transportation.  The original formatted letter can be found at this link.   Mr. Frank Murphy, Acting Director Baltimore Department of Transportation 417 E. Fayette Street Baltimore, MD 21202 RE:  Roland Avenue Cycle Track                                                                      June 6, […]

Statement on Cycle Track

Dear Roland Park Civic League members and residents: At the RPCL Annual Meeting on Wednesday May 24th 2017, the Civic League offered a position statement to be communicated to the City regarding the Cycle Track. This statement had been proposed by the Cycle Track Committee after a great deal of study (see below). A Civic […]

Don’t Miss Out: Join Your Neighbors to Celebrate Spring! – April 29th!

Click here to Buy Tickets Now Fine beverages and light fare provided by Foreman Wolf, Galley, Mina’s Delights, Miss Shirley’s, Namaste, Scoozi-Radisson Cross Keys, Village Square Café, Woodberry Kitchen, and The Falls at Roland Park Apartments. The Roland Park Community Foundation(RPCF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization established in 1986 to preserve, maintain and improve the parks, […]