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File #: 21-0046    Version: 0 Name: City Property - Renaming Eastwood Field to Mayes Meadow
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 2/22/2021 In control: Economic and Community Development
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: City Property - Renaming Eastwood Field to Mayes Meadow For the purpose of changing the name of Eastwood Field, located on the northeast side of Herring Run within Herring Run Park, adjacent to 3602 Eastwood Drive, to Mayes Meadow.
Sponsors: Ryan Dorsey
Indexes: City Property - Renaming
Attachments: 1. 21-0046~1st Reader, 2. Recreation Parks 21-0046, 3. Law 21-0046
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City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: Councilmember Dorsey

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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City Property - Renaming Eastwood Field to Mayes Meadow
For the purpose of changing the name of Eastwood Field, located on the northeast side of Herring Run within Herring Run Park, adjacent to 3602 Eastwood Drive, to Mayes Meadow.
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By authority of
Article 5 - Finance, Property, and Procurement
Section 20-2
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

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As longtime city residents of Arcadia, Bob and Betty Mayes have devoted over 50 years of community service to the Herring Run Park and its nearby communities and institutions. In the 1970s, Bob and Betty were original members of a small group of neighborhood visionaries under Mayor Schaefer’s Herring Run Advisory Committee, who organized annual park and stream cleanups and planned park and recreational improvements.

Bob and Betty continued volunteering with this group as it eventually morphed into the nonprofit Herring Run Watershed Association (now Blue Water Baltimore), and up until December 2020, Bob and Betty were active board members for the Friends of Herring Run Parks. Major impacts of their participation include the Herring Run Greenway Trail and the Herring Run Park Master Plan.

Through their steady participation in advocacy, promotion and programming, Bob and Betty’s contributions to educating people, young and not so young, on Baltimore's green assets are enormous and unmatched. Whether leading Boy Scouts in tree planting and care, nurturing novices on early morning bird walks in the park, or caring for flower gardens in medians and at park monuments, the couple have set a high bar to which every city...

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