Working To Enhance The Quality Of Life
In Baltimore And In Maryland.

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Center for Watershed Protection

To support the Builders of the Bay program, designed to launch a series of local roundtable task forces. These task forces will investigate existing building codes and ordinances and make recommendations to local county planning commissions designed to make building codes environmentally sensitive and economically feasible.

Baltimore Police Foundation

In support of the Environmental Crimes Unit Campaign Against Illegal Dumping, including prosecution of offenders and the establishment of a "tip line" to encourage citizens to report illegal dumping. This effort will target ten "hot spots" that have been identified as chronic dumping sites for commercial debris and illegal contaminants.

1000 Friends of Maryland

For the cost of developing a County Score Card, measuring efforts to abate sprawl, and publishing a guide to issues related to land-use legislation. This guide is being written for activists who are interested in familiarizing themselves with the political process and land use litigation.

Preservation Maryland

For the Historic Communities Investment Fund, a matching grant program to create additional historic districts in Baltimore. These new and expanded districts will be eligible for the Maryland State Historic rehabilitation tax credit refund.

Office of the Mayor

For expenses related to Phase II of a land use and redevelopment plan for the east side neighborhood north of Johns Hopkins Hospital. The plan centers on a biomedical research facility and explores the feasibility of other economic, retail and residential uses.

Maryland Film Festival

Two-year support of the 2002 and 2003 Maryland Film Festival. This funding includes travel expenses to bring filmmakers to Baltimore during an annual spring festival as a marketing tool to encourage future film production in Baltimore and Maryland.


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