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.


ECA Grants Applications Due March 15, 2017

Proposals are now being accepted for the March 15 deadline of the ECA Grants program. Find out more about the ECA Grants program and application guidelines.

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Notes from Alderman Ross Arnett's Town Hall Meeting on Quality of Life in Eastport

Alderman Ross Arnett helpd a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, February 16th to discuss "Quality of Life" issues in Eastport. Please review this transcription of the charts with the quality of life factors identified (PDF). The next town hall meeting will be announced soon. To receive updates from Alderman Arnett, send him an email at

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

Volunteers Needed for 2017 Eastport Home & Garden Tour

The 12th Annual Eastport Home and Garden Tour will take place on Sunday, June 11, 2017 from 1:00-5:00 PM. ECA needs volunteers to be writers, marketing coordinators, ad sales, ambassadors and a whole lot more for next year's Home & Garden Tour. Get to know your community and have fun with your neighbors. Contact Holly Foster for more information.

Report it:  Report street lights out, sidewalks in need of repair, garbage & recycling issues, and more. 

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Prepare Me Annapolis Mobile App: Notifications of what's affecting the Annapolis area, including severe weather alerts, traffic reports, school & government closings, and more.

Police Services

Wondering what non-emergency services the Annapolis Police Department offer. You can see the list at One in particular asks for a sign up for the “Annapolis Night Reference and Alarm Registration”. This information will be used by the Annapolis Police Department to make contact when emergencies or problems occur and no one is present at the business or residence. This information may be accessed by the Annapolis Police Department and Annapolis Fire Department, but will not be released to any other entity. You will register your alarm and outdoor security cameras.

Eastport Civic Association Meeting on March 16, 2017

The next ECA meeting is March 16th at 7:30 pm at Eastport Elementary.  Please arrive between 7 and 7:30 for coffee and snacks.

Alderman Ross Arnett will make a presentation on the City Code as it relates to the Eastport Shopping Center where plans are to add 127 apartments and additional retail space. He will spend time giving members information and answering questions.

We want to have a Community voice in the Eastport Shopping Center development. We want our questions to be addressed. We want to know what the developers have a right to do and where they have to earn that right from the Planning Commission. We want to discuss ECA's role going forward. This is the "Go To" meeting if you are interested in development in Eastport.

2016 ECA Meetings & Events

Thursday, March 16, 2016

​ECA Meeting

Eastport Elementary School

Refreshments served at 7:00 PM
Meeting begins at 7:30 PM

Thursday, May 18, 2016

​ECA Meeting

Annapolis Maritime Museum

Refreshments served at 7:00 PM
Meeting begins at 7:30 PM


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: Jane Lawrence & Dretta Peterson, Chair
Safety: Daniel Orr, Chair

Get Ready for Greenscape on April 22, 2017


The Eco-Action Committee is busy getting ready for Greenscape on April 22nd from 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon. Anyone interested is invited to help clean up and plant at street end parks. Get involved, it's fun and makes Eastport beautiful! We are also meeting with developers whose projects will have a direct impact on Spa and Back Creeks, to explain the benefits of meeting a higher stormwater treatment level than the very low requirements set in place by the Maryland Department of the Environment years ago. To learn more about the activities of the Eco-Action Committee, contact Diane Butler at 443-253-7263.

Social Media Volunteer Needed

A volunteer is needed to do Social Media for the ECA. If you are interested, contact Susy Smith at You would become part of the ECA communications team.

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The New Year Means Time to Renew ECA Dues

ECA members will soon receive the annual membership letter urging you to renew your membership for 2017. We would like to see every resident in Eastport join the ECA so as to keep up with community activities and information.  Dues are $20 per person and $30 per couple. You can renew your membership (and that of your spouse) online. Your membership will enhance our influence on the city council and in other city affairs.