AN EasTport Welcome

The ECA is a non-profit, member-based community association.  We engage in activities that improve the quality of life in the Eastport Community and build relationships with our local officials. 

Membership is open to homeowners and renters who reside in Eastport.


Fall 2016 ECA Grants Recipients announced

​Nine local organizations and programs were granted a total of $8,000 for the Fall 2016 cycle of the ECA Grants Program. All of the requests submitted were from organizations doing very good work. See a list of recent funding recipients

If your local program or organization is interested in applying for funds, we encourage you to learn more about the ECA Grants Program.

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Next ECA General Meeting is November 17, 2016

The next ECA Annual Meeting will be held November 17 at Eastport Elementary School. Refreshments will be served at 7:00 PM, and the meeting will begin at 7:30 PM. The program will include electing Board Members and Officers for next year. The guest speaker will be Police Chief Michael J. Pristoop.

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ECA Reviews Final Site Plan Submission for the South Annapolis Yacht Center

The ECA has sent a letter to the Annapolis Planning & Zoning Department that was developed from the work of the ECA Architecture and Zoning Committee and the Eco-Action Committee. Read the letter

Pirate Party to Benefit Chesapeake Children's Museum, October 22, 2016

Pirate Adventures is hosting a special sail on Saturday, October 22nd at 5:00 PM to benefit the Chesapeake Children's Museum. $25 per person/$12 for ages 2 and under includes boat ride and refreshments, and half all ticket sales will be donated to the museum. Advanced tickets are required. Non-boating buccaneers of all ages can come for the landlubber party with grub, games, and lots of prizes from 6:00-7:00 PM. Free parking. 311 Third Street, Eastport. Learn more about this event

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MRE Tug of War on Saturday, November 5, 2016

​The micro-nation of Eastport will declare war on the historic district of Annapolis at the 19th annual MRE Tug of War. Tuggers, vendors, and volunteers are still needed. Come out and enjoy good food, live music, and a chili cook-off. The event begins at 12:00 noon on Second Street near Chart House.

ECA Board and Officer Nominations

Interested in joining the ECA Board of Directors?  The Nominating Committee is talking to people now and a slate will be presented to the Nominating Committee at the November 17 meeting. If you want to express interest, nominate someone else or ask questions, contact Karen Jennings, Nominating Committee Chair, at


Architecture & Zoning: Eric Pilka, Chair
Communications: Susy Smith, Chair
Eco-Action: Diane Butler, Chair
Grants: Deborah Dillon, Chair

Home & Garden Tour: Holly Foster, Chair
Membership: Vic Pascoe, Chair
Safety: Daniel Orr, Chair

Nominating: Karen Jennings

Safety Committee Report

Dan Orr, ECA Safety Committee Chair, reports on the status of crime in Annapolis and provides tips for keeping you and your neighborhood safe. If you have questions about safety in Eastport or would like to join the Safety Committee, contact Dan at Read the report

You Ask, We Answer: Live chat on the  Annapolis City website.

Annapolis City Council Finally Passes Forest Conservation Law

​The Annapolis City Council passed an ordinance implementing in a much more robust and detailed manner the requirements of the Maryland Forest Conservation Act. The law applies to development on one acre or more of land. If a proposed development has partial approval, only the elements still up for final approval would be considered under the new ordinance provisions.  Supporters say the measure will lead to overall better protection for the city's forests, extending protection to smaller areas of contiguous forest, requiring meetings with public participation and clarifying that the final Forest Conservation Plan is appealable - thus allowing residents to challenge administrative, Planning Commission or Board of Appeals decisions. Read the article in the Capital Gazette

2016 ECA Meetings & Events

Thursday, November 17

ECA Annual Meeting

Refreshments served at 7:00 PM

Meeting begins at 7:30 PM