Mark your calendars and plan to attend the annual membership meeting of the Roland Park Civic League on Tuesday evening May 22, 2018 from 7-9PM in the auditorium of the Roland Park Elementary/Middle School, 5207 Roland Avenue. All residents are welcome to attend. Dues paying members are entitled to vote on our nominees for Officers and Plat Reps. Watch your mail in the next week for an official invitation that will include a slate of nominated candidates. Please remind your neighbors, too! (Note- this date has been changed from the earlier notice of May 16th)
The Baltimore City Department of Transportation’s presentation materials on Roland Avenue from the April 12, 2018 public meeting are now available. Additional follow-up is expected at the Annual Membership Meeting on May 22nd.
Roland Park Residents:
It is time for Spring 2018 tree planting. If you are a Roland Park Resident who pays full fees and dues and are up-to-date with your dues, you may apply for a free tree. The trees will be planted by K&C Groundworks, our community landscape maintenance company. Those interested should contact Kate Culotta by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by phone [410 804-4750]. There will be a site visit by a member of the Landscape Committee before final approval. The number of available trees is limited and is scheduled on a first come basis. The following trees should be available for planting later in April. This program is made possible by a joint venture by Roland Park Community Foundation, Roland Park Landscape Committee and Baltimore City Department of Forestry.
Shade Trees for planting along the street verge or on personal property within view of street
American Hornbeam (Can thrive in shade)
Details and care guidance for shade trees
Ornamental Trees for planting on personal property
PawPaw (fruit bearing and shade loving)
Details and care guidance for ornamental trees
Thursday April 12, 2018 is the new date for a public meeting concerning Roland Avenue being held by the Baltimore City Department of Transportation (BCDOT) at St. David’s Church, 4700 Roland Avenue from 5:00-7:00PM. (Note-this meeting was originally scheduled March 20, 2018 but postponed due to snow)
For background, see:
TO BE RESCHEDULED due to inclement weather and dangerous road conditions.
Save the Date to attend a public meeting concerning Roland Avenue being held by Baltimore City Department of Transportation (BCDOT) on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School (RPEMS), 5207 Roland Avenue from 6:00-8:00PM. Further details will be shared when available.
All are welcome to attend standing monthly meetings of the Roland Park Civic League Board, see our agenda
for March 7th. Note the temporary location for these meetings is North Baltimore Mennonite Church, 4615 Roland Avenue (at Oakdale) the first Wednesday of each month, 7-9PM. Contact a Plat Rep. for updates or to share concerns.
Please plan to attend two 41st District Candidate Forums in the run up to the primary election on June 26. 2018.
The first forum, for State Delegate Candidates, will be held on Sunday, March 11, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Bolton Street Synagogue, 212 W. Coldspring Lane. Delegate candidates committed to attending so far include Dalya Attar, Anthony Bridges, Dr. Richard Bruno, Del. Angela Gibson, Del. Sandy Rosenberg, and Sean Stinnett. More information is available on the Facebook event page – please RSVP and share with your neighbors: https://www.facebook.com/events/442372882845964
The second forum, for State Delegate AND State Senate candidates will be held on Sunday, April 8 from 4 to 6 p.m. and the Public Safety Training Facility/Early Voting Location, 3500 Northern Parkway. More details will be forthcoming.
April 20, 2018, 6:30-10:00 p.m.
The Women’s Club of Roland Park
4500 Roland Avenue
Support Roland Park’s Green Spaces
Featuring live music, neighborhood “celebrity” bartenders, fine food and beverages
Plus a Wine Auction!
Tickets $75/per person
The Roland Park Community Foundation(RPCF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization established in 1986 to preserve, maintain and improve the parks, streams, squares, trees, and other green spaces in our community.
A letter was received this week from the Baltimore City Department of Transportation (BCDoT) after five meetings attended by Civic League (RPCL) representatives during fall of 2017 on the subject of Roland Avenue. Please consider attending the next regular monthly Board meeting of RPCL on Wednesday evening February 7, 2018 (7-9PM) when the contents of this letter will be discussed. Note-temporary location of RPCL Board meetings is No. Baltimore Mennonite Church, 4615 Roland Avenue (entrance on Oakdale).
Please note that the Roland Park Civic League office will be closed from December 25th through January 1.
For contact information, visit https://rolandpark.org/contact/contacts-addresses/