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.

City CoNnECTIONs

Unity Day a big success


This year's Unity Day, held August 20th at Harbor House Park, was a big success​ with a very good turn out​. Many thanks to Davis' Pub for donating hamburgers and hot dogs, and to all the volunteers who made Unity Day a fun day for all. Next year’s event will be in June, so stay on the lookout for dates as they are announced. Learn more about this year's Unity Day.

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ECA COMMITTEES


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

ECA Grant Awards


The ECA awarded 8 grants - a total of $7100 - to local community organizations in the Spring awards cycle.  All of the requests submitted were from organizations doing very good work.  The Committee used the ECA mission statement and took into consideration the history of support that ECA had given in the past and recognized the importance of community partnerships and the need to give organizations, particularly small organizations, time to search for alternative funding in their deliberations. Requests submitted in the Spring, but not funded, can resubmit for the Fall grant cycle. New requests will also be welcome for the fall.
  
See which programs were awarded Spring 2016 ECA grants.

Deadline for ECA grants application is September 15, 2016


In time for Fall, the ECA Grants application is now available as an online form!


The deadline for applying for ECA grant money is quickly approaching. Interested local organizations or programs must apply online by September 15, 2015.


Learn more about the ECA Grants Program.

South Annapolis Yacht Centre


Open House

Learn more about the plans for the new South Annapolis Yacht Centre. Come to the current marina and meet with Bret Anderson, the owner, to find out more about the project. At each Open House in August, the community can come ask questions and get accurate information about the plans for the site and how it will improve Spa Creek.

August 25th and 31st
Each Open House will be from 7:00-8:00 PM
Address is 808 Boucher Ave. Annapolis, MD 21403


Comments

Many ECA members have expressed an interest in the South Annapolis Yacht Centre development (formerly the Sarles Boatyard and Petrini Shipyard). The ECA Architecture and Zoning Committee, chaired by Eric Pilka, has been asked to comment on the proposal by August 26th. To give Eric your comments and thoughts, you can talk to him at the ECA Picnic on August 25th at Mears Marina located at Chester Avenue at Fifth Street from 6:00-8:00 PM or email him at architecture@eastportcivic.org.

   
 Any resident can also submit public comments using the Etrakit system.  To use the Etrakit system go to http://etrakit.annapolis.gov/Search/project.aspx. Under Project Search (make sure it says “Project” search, not “Permit” search), type boucher in the Search box and click on Search. Then scroll down and click on SUB2016-007. Then, at the bottom of that page click on Parent Project(s): SDP2015-063.

Annapolis Planting Day on September 24, 2016


Eastport Terrace and Harbor House
Saturday, September 24, 2016

10:00 AM - 12:30 PM


Join Spa Creek Conservancy and other community partners to plant the rain gardens around Eastport Terrace and Harbor House. Meet at Rosalie E. Mitchell Community Center, 1014 President Street​.  Contact Regina to volunteer.

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Home & Garden Tour 2016 Wrap-Up


The 2016 ECA Home & Garden Tour was a huge success! Everywhere we went people who attended the tour were talking about how good the selection of homes was for this year's tour. Many thanks to all who worked to make this year's Eastport Home & Garden Tour a success.

 
View photos from the 2016 ECA Home & Garden Tour

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ECA Annual Picnic on August 25, 2016


Every summer, the ECA invites all members to get together for a bar-b-que picnic at Mear's Marina. And like past years, this year promises a warm evening, good company and great food from Adam's Ribs.

Tickets/Reservations: $20 in advance on the ECA web site, $25 at the door.

Boatyard Beach Bash on September 17, 2016


The Boatyard Beach Bash is a philanthropic event that raises significant funds for the Annapolis Maritime Museum's education programs that serve the entire community. Enjoy great music and a grilled buffet dinner by the Boatyard Bar & Grill from 5:30 - 
10 p.m. 2 beverage vouchers are included in the price of your ticket.
Learn more about this event and purchase tickets.

ECA Sends Four Students to Camp


This year, the ECA donated $1,600 to Eastport Elementary School to send four children to summer camp. Connie Lamb, School Counselor, says, "The students are thrilled and looking forward to a fun-filled experience."


Learn more about the ECA Grant Program and how you can contribute.

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

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2016 ECA Meetings & Events


Thursday, August 25

Annual Membership Picnic - Mears Marina, 6:00 PM


Thursday, September 15

ECA General Meeting


Thursday, November 17

ECA Annual Meeting