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Capital LTE: “Village at Providence Point is a model project”

The letter from Laura Townsend opposing The Village at Providence Point senior-only living facility is misguided on several key points. Instead of attacking former Sen. Winegrad, she should be praising his near decade of commitment to making this a model project. His tenacity turned a destructive sprawling development into a win-win for National Lutheran Communities read on >

CITY SUED OVER APPROVAL OF ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND SENIOR PROJECT

We at Concerned Citizens for Proper Land Use/Stop Crystal Spring, including nearly all of the local area’s top environmentalists, have succeeded in blocking any development of the 176 acre site for more than a decade. This occurred only after spending countless hours and raising funds to fight the massive development first proposed. Most recently, working read on >

Annapolis environmental group appeals Providence Point development

By: Brooks DuBose, Capital Gazette reporter An Annapolis environmental group is appealing a plan to turn part of a heavily forested property off Forest Drive into a retirement community. Crab Creek Conservancy, a nonprofit environmental organization, announced it had appealed a decision by the Annapolis Planning Commission to approve the development of The Villages of read on >

February 13 Written Comments to Planning Commission

Please see below for the our most recent written comments submitted to the Planning Commission on February 13, 2022 with several signatories supporting our earlier statements from December. CONCERNED CITIZENS FOR PROPER LAND USE, INC. 1328 Washington Drive Annapolis, MD 21403 410-280-8956  gwwabc@comcast.net TO:               Planning Commissioners   CC:               Michael Mallinoff, Director, Department of  read on >

The Capital: “Crystal Spring compromise a model for future land-use battles”

By: Gerald Winegrad, Capital Gazette Columnist Plans for a senior living project at the 176-acre site known as Crystal Spring have been approved by the Annapolis Planning Commission, the last step in the city process. This only occurred after an intensive 13-year uncivil war with withering citizen opposition to previous plans. Mayors were elected and read on >

Planning Commission Meetings on TVPP Dates and Details

After a decade of battle over the development of Crystal Spring, revised filings by National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) have met the 4 major concerns of our group, Concerned Citizens for Proper Land Use, Inc. These concerns focused on traffic, forest conservation, stormwater management, and extinguishment of all development rights other than the senior read on >

Project Nears Approval After Meeting All Our Concerns

After a decade of battle over the development of the 175 acre Crystal Spring site, we are on the cusp of a major land use agreement as the developers of The Village at Providence Point (TVPP) have honored all of our terms for withdrawing our objections. City Planning and Zoning is incorporating these terms in read on >