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Fall Cleaning Hours
Clean team

The days are getting shorter, the sun is coming up later.  After Labor Day, Midtown's Clean and Green Teams end their earlier summer hours and revert to their normal daily schedule, working from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM.  
 
FALL PLANTING DAYS
Volunteers Neeeded!
tree planting
Sat. Sep. 14
St Paul Street Park at Lafayette Ave.

Sat. Sep. 28
Tree Planting: Mount Vernon and Bolton Hill

Sat Oct. 5
Tree Planting: Mount Vernon, Charles North & Madison Park

To volunteer call Stacey at 410 528-1512 Ext 210 or email her at
admin@
midtowncommunity.org


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AROUND MIDTOWN
Published by the Midtown Community Benefits District 
August 2013
Nominations Open for  Midtown Board Positions

The Bylaws of the Midtown Community Benefits District allow the election of an at-large member from each of our four neighborhoods. Anyone who wishes to be a nominee as described below may send a letter of intent along with a brief biography or position statement by September 23 for publication prior to the Fall Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, October 30. Nominations should be mailed to Nominations, Midtown Community Benefits District, 1221 N. Calvert St., Baltimore, MD, or sent electronically to   
 

From our by-laws:

 

2.06 Election of At Large Voting Members of the Board.

A. Four (4) at large voting members of the Board of Directors shall be

elected each year at a public meeting held in the Fall open to all persons in the Midtown Community Benefits District who are eligible voters, one (1) from each of the four (4) sectors described in subsection C below. In order to be eligible for election as an at large voting member of the Board of Directors, an individual must be an eligible voter ... who resides in, owns taxable property in, or is a representative of a taxable property owner in the sector within the District which such individual seeks to represent.

 

B. The Board of Directors shall solicit written nominations for the four (4) at-large voting members of the Board of Directors. At the Fall Public Meeting, the Board of Directors shall present to those eligible voters in attendance the nominees for each sector within the District. Nominations may also be made from the floor of the meeting of any person eligible to serve as a member of the Board of Directors, which eligibility shall have been established, prior to the commencement of the meeting, to the satisfaction of the officer of the Board of Directors presiding at the meeting.

 
 

This Summer at Midtown Community Benefits District:

 

  • 69 graffiti reports completed since 6-21-13
  • Over 4,500 trash bags collected since 7-1-13
  • 152 service request closed since 6-20-13

Upcoming Events:
Aug. 30- Sept. 1 - Scapescape, various venues, Charles North

Sept. 2  - Labor Day: Public  Works Drop off Centers and sanitation yards will be closed, no bulk trash collection. Parking meters will NOT be in effect.

Sept. 6&7 -  Household Hazardous Waste Drop-of, 2840 Sisson St.

Sept. 7 - Bolton Hill Community Yard Sale, 1600-1700 Park Ave.

Sept. 27-29 - Book Festival, Mount Vernon Square

Oct. 30 - Midtown Fall Town Hall Meeting and Elections 

 

THE MIDTOWN COMMUNITY BENEFITS DISTRICT IS A CITIZEN-RUN NEIGHBORHOOD ADVOCACY AND IMPROVEMENT GROUP AUTHORIZED BY LAW IN 1996 TO PROVIDE SECURITY AND SANITATION SERVICES ALONG WITH PROMOTIONAL ACTIVITIES FOR FOUR COMMUNITIES: BOLTON HILL, CHARLES NORTH, MADISON PARK AND MOUNT VERNON/BELVEDERE. ITS EFFORTS ARE FUNDED BY A TAXPAYER-APPROVED PROPERTY TAX SURCHARGE. MIDTOWN WAS CREATED BY VOTER REFERENDUM IN AN EFFORT TO MAKE OUR NEIGHBORHOODS STRONGER, BETTER PLACES TO LIVE AND WORK

 

Peter Merles, Executive Director
Midtown Community Benefits District 
410 528-1512
410 468-0129 Fax