Freshfield Modification Appeal

Arnold Preservation Council has filed an appeal for the approval of Freshfields Modification # 17133, regarding forest conservation.

The board reviewed this one, and the two other modifications submitted. APC submitted a letter to the Office of Planning & Zoning expressing our desire for the modification to be denied. However, all three modifications were approved. The board and several APC members reviewed the documents and the board voted to appeal. It should be noted, APC has not submitted an appeal since we were incorporated 24 years ago. It is our goal to work with the developer to the best of our ability, and in the best interest of our membership without going to court.

Proj #2021-0068-00-NS

Tax Map 40, Block 7, Parcel 64,65 & 257

Modification 17133 Application, (the file is too big to attach, please find on the county's web page for application linked here), APC Objection Letter # 1, Objection letter # 2, Decision Letter, Map of the new vs old forest

The other two modification requests:

Modification 16717A for Road Standards, Decision Letter

Modification 16719A Rec Area, Decision Letter

College Parkway Traffic Study Public Meeting - Sept 19th

A public meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, September 19, 2023, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Broadneck High School – 1265 Green Holly Drive, Annapolis, MD 21409. During the meeting, DPW will discuss a traffic study aimed at

reducing crash risk for all road users, improving mobility and accessibility for pedestrians and bicyclists, and improving traffic operations for motorists along College Parkway from MD 2 (Ritchie Highway) to Cape St. Claire Road. The final product will be a report that prioritizes improvement opportunities with concept drawings, preliminary cost estimates, and the next steps to move toward implementation. The recommended improvements will incorporate input from the public.




Please send any comments to [email protected]

and they will be added to the meeting minutes.


General Development Plan - Plan 2040 Region 4

The next public meeting to discuss the plan will

be on October 24th - more details TBA


Congratulations to APC board member and past president Elizabeth Rosborg for her election to the Scenic River Land Trust Board of Directors.

She wanted to share with the APC membership this upcoming webinar.

MDTA will hold three open houses this September regarding the Chesapeake Bay Crossing Study: Tier 2 NEPA. This first will be held on the 7th , at Broadneck High School, another on the 12th at the Kent Island American Legion in Stevensville and the third, a virtual meeting on the 14th , all from 6-8 pm. One can learn about the study and ask

questions; there will be no formal presentation. Comments will be accepted until midnight October 16.

Lifeline 100 is October 1st.

APC once again will be sponsoring the rest stop

at Arnold Station.

Volunteers are needed !!

The mission of Arnold Preservation Council is to unite the community

of Arnold, preserve its rural heritage and enhance its environment

by advocating responsible growth, linked neighborhoods,

local businesses and excellent schools