The Capital: “Ethics commission: Former planning director violated ethics law”

By: Chase Cook, Capital Gazette reporter A former city planning director violated Annapolis’ ethics law — and the city is partly to blame, as proper training could have prevented the incident, according to an Ethics Commission report. The report, dated Feb. 26, found that former Planning and Zoning Director Jon Arason violated the ethics law read on >

Developers Ask City to Expand Area for Potential Development Beyond Crystal Spring

Recently, the Crystal Spring developers filed a new Forest Stand Delineation (FSD) with the City to greatly expand the area that could be considered for development to include an additional 76 acres of Mas Que Farm. This is beyond the original 111 acres at Crystal Spring. The FSD must be approved before the development can read on >

The $10 Million Question

One of the many unanswered questions surrounding the Crystal Spring development is regarding the development of a relief road that would run parallel to Forest Drive through the Crystal Spring property. City officials estimate this road from Skippers Lane through Crystal Spring and across Forest Drive to Gemini Drive will cost more than $10 million, read on >

The Capital: “Crystal Spring developers to tweak proposed site boundaries”

By: Chase Cook, Capital Gazette reporter Newly submitted documents for the proposed Crystal Spring development have concerned environmentalists in Annapolis, as it appears the developer is expanding into land that was originally targeted for conservation. Developers and city officials say that isn’t the case, and that the amended Forest Stand Delineation report is merely a read on >