The Civic League invites all members of the Roland Park community to join the monthly meeting tomorrow via Zoom, starting at 7PM.
Zoom details are here:
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Meeting ID: 916 3799 8112
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Meeting ID: 916 3799 8112
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The Roland Park Landscaping Committee is continuing its Free Tree Program this fall. You can read all the details here, including a list of tree types available:
In advance of the 2020 Annual Meeting of the Civic League, the new slate of board nominees and is now available for community review. Note that the annual meeting will take place via Zoom on Wednesday, May 20th at 7PM (link details to follow). There will be a vote on the slate, so residents are encouraged to participate in the meeting and vote! Per the By-Laws, we need a minimum of 35 people for voting/approval purposes.
President: Robert Connors
First Vice President: Tom Hoen*
Second Vice President: Ashley Handwerk
Secretary: Ann-Barron Carneal**
Treasurer: Jen Viglucci
Plat 1 Rep: Blair Storzer**
Plat 4 Rep: Bobby Marinelli*
Plat 5 City Rep: Andy Niazy**
Plat 6 Rep: Devon Dodson
At-Large Rep “B”: Rachel Dawson*
At-Large Rep “E”: Ken Rice*
Returning Board Members
Plat 2 Rep: Ed Goodlander
Plat 3 Rep: Dan McIntyre
Plat 5/County Rep: Dan Motz
At-Large “A” Rep: Mary Kay Battafarano
At-Large “C” Rep: Richard Bruno
At-Large “D” Rep: Martha Holleman
*New to RPCL Board
**Current RPCL Board member in a new role
NOTE: You can read the bios for each proposed new board member here: rpclboardnomineebios
April 22nd is 50th Anniversary of Earth Day
Roland Park to celebrate by planting 50 trees
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, let’s plant 50 trees in Roland Park. The Baltimore City Department of Forestry has given the Landscape Committee the trees as part of a program to expand the City’s tree canopy.
The first 50 residents to sign up are eligible to receive a tree to plant on or near your property (one per household). In addition to planting the tree yourself, you must agree to provide your address to Kate Culotta for the Tree Baltimore registry, and water, maintain and care for the new tree (guidelines and planting instructions will be provided). If you are unable to plant the tree, the Landscape Committee will arrange to have it planted at a future date. Fees may apply.
The tree supply is limited:
- • Verge or streetscape trees include Red Maple, Black Gum and American Hornbeam
- • Personal property trees include Flowering Black Cherry (native), Eastern Redbud, Serviceberry, American Hornbeam, Southern Magnolia and Sweet Gum. Note that Sweet Gum is only suitable for areas away from the street, sidewalk and play areas because they drop hard, spiked fruits. These fruits, while unpleasant to walk on, are an important food source for native wildlife like birds, chipmunks and squirrels. It is best to plant Sweet Gums on slopes or at the forest edge.
Tree distribution will follow strict social distancing guidelines.
Please contact Kate Culotta at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-804-4750 for more information, and to request help with tree selection or planting. Trees available for pick up starting Wednesday April 22, 2020.
In this letter Civic League President Bob Connors outlines changes to the Organic Debris Program for 2020:
For those residents that were unable to attend the monthly Roland Park Civic League Board Meeting Wednesday evening (February 5, 2020), we are posting the opening remarks of the Civic League President, which include our initial response to the racial incident last month in collaboration with our community partners.
The greater Roland Park community is invited to join a rally this Friday, February
7th organized by Roland Park Elementary/Middle School families to show support
for all children in our neighborhood. Everyone is welcome to participate, and wear
shirts or bring signs of inclusion if you would like to. The rally will begin at 7:30a.m.
People will gather in front of the library and on the block between Eddie’s and