Town of Cheverly, MD
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CAR Amending Ward Boundary
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CHARTER AMENDMENT RESOLUTION CAR-2-12
A RESOLUTION OF THE MAYOR AND TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF CHEVERLY, MARYLAND, adopted pursuant to the authority of Article XI-E of the Constitution of Maryland and Section 13 of Article 23A of the Annotated Code of Maryland (1957 Edition, as amended), to amend the Charter of the said Town, said Charter being a part of the public local laws of Maryland (1963 Edition, as amended), which Article contains in whole or in part the Charter of the Town of Cheverly, Maryland, whereby the Mayor and Town Council make adjustments to the boundaries of the election wards to insure equality of size for each ward.

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Town Council are obligated to review the election wards at least every ten (10) years to insure that the wards conform to the one person-one vote rule and to all other applicable laws; and

WHEREAS, the Town has examined the relevant data as to ward populations and determined that small adjustments to the population of the wards is required.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Cheverly, Maryland, in regular session assembled:

Section 1:  That Section C-6 of the Charter of the Town of Cheverly, Maryland, be repealed and reenacted as follows:
§ C-6. - Boundaries, election order and councilmembers holding over.
(A) The Town of Cheverly shall be divided into six (6) wards, which shall, respectively, comprise the territory contained within the boundaries of the town, the lot lines hereinafter set forth, and the center line of the streets named as follows:
First Ward: All that area lying north and west of a line beginning at the northern boundary and Cheverly Avenue and running south along Cheverly Avenue until the point where Forest Road crosses Cheverly Avenue and, then west southwest along Forest Road to Greenleaf Road and then running northwest along Greenleaf Road to Tremont Avenue, then north on Tremont Avenue, to Inwood Street, then west on Inwood Street in a straight line until the line ends at the western boundary.
Second Ward: All that area lying south and west of a line beginning at the intersection of the western boundary and the extended centerline of Inwood Street, running east to Tremont Avenue, then south on Tremont Avenue to Greenleaf Road, then southeast on Greenleaf Road until it joins Forest Road and then east on Forest Road to Belleview Avenue, then southeast along Belleview Avenue to Cheverly Avenue, then south on Cheverly Avenue to Euclid Street then west to [Belleview Avenue] LAKE AVENUE and south along [Belleview Avenue to Arbor Street (also known as Tuxedo Road) and then south on Arbor Street] LAKE AVENUE TO BENTON ROAD, THEN WEST ON BENTON ROAD TO VALLEY WAY AND SOUTH ON VALLEY WAY, until the line ends at the southwestern boundary.
Third Ward: All the area contained in a line beginning at the northern boundary and Cheverly Avenue and running south on Cheverly Avenue to where Forest Road crosses Cheverly Avenue, then east on Forest Road to [64th] 63RD Avenue TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH 63RD PLACE, then north on [64th Avenue] 63RD PLACE to Inwood Street, then northwest on Inwood Street to 63rd Avenue, then north-northwest on 63rd Avenue until it changes its name to 62nd Place, then along 62nd Place until the northern boundary, and then west along the northern boundary to Cheverly Avenue.
Fourth Ward: All that area south and east of a line running from a point at the intersection of the eastern boundary and the rear lot line of 6435 Forest Road (Lot 19) along the northeast side lot line of the same lot, across Forest Road to the eastern side lot line of 6432 Forest Road, along the eastern side lot line of the same lot and running in a northwest direction along the rear lot lines of 6432, 6430, 6428, 6424, and 6422 Forest Road and continuing along the northern side lot line of 2803 Hillside Avenue, running along Inwood Street west to 64th Avenue and then southWEST along 64th Avenue to Forest Road, and running west on Forest Road to [Belleview] CHEVERLY Avenue, [then southeast along Belleview Avenue to Cheverly Avenue], then south on Cheverly Avenue to Euclid Street then west to [Belleview] LAKE Avenue and south along [Belleview] LAKE Avenue to [Arbor Street (also known as Tuxedo Road) and then south on Arbor Street] BENTON ROAD, THEN WEST ON BENTON ROAD TO VALLEY WAY AND SOUTH ON VALLEY WAY until the line ends at the southwestern boundary.
Fifth Ward: All that area east and north of a line beginning at the northern boundary of the town at Landover Road and 63rd Place and running south on 63rd Place for approximately one half block to the boundary of the Town AND THEN WEST ALONG THE BOUNDARY OF THE TOWN that runs along the south side of the Cheverly [Terrace] STATION apartments, then north on Kilmer Street for a short distance until a point between 6507 and 6513 Landover Road in the [Hanson Arms] CHEVERLY STATION Apartments and then east along the south wall of 6507, 6509 and 6511 Landover Road ([Hanson Arms] CHEVERLY STATION Apartments), then north to THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF 6505 LANDOVER ROAD [a point between 6505 and 652[5]3 Landover Road] and NORTH ALONG THE WEST WALL OF 6505 LANDOVER ROAD, THEN EAST ALONG THE NORTHERN WALL OF 6505 LANDOVER ROAD, THEN TURNING NORTH AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF 6505 LANDOVER ROAD AND RUNNING TO LANDOVER ROAD AND THEN EAST TO [west, southwest to the rear lot line (the north corner) of 6604 Oak Street, and then along the rear lot line of that lot in an easterly direction until] the boundary of the town.
Sixth Ward: All that area contained in a line beginning at the town boundary at Kilmer Street and Oak Street, then north on Kilmer Street for a short distance until a point between 6507 and 6513 Landover Road in the [Hanson Arms] CHEVERLY STATION Apartments and then east along the south wall of 6507, 6509 and 6511 Landover Road ([Hanson Arms] CHEVERLY STATION Apartments), then north to [a point between] THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF  6505 [and 652[5]3] Landover Road and NORTH ALONG THE WEST WALL OF 6505 LANDOVER ROAD, THEN EAST ALONG THE NORTHERN WALL OF 6505 LANDOVER ROAD, THEN TURNING NORTH AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF 6505 LANDOVER ROAD AND RUNNING TO LANDOVER ROAD AND THEN EAST TO [west, southwest to the rear lot line (the north corner) of 6604 Oak Street, and then along the rear lot line of that lot in an easterly direction until] the boundary of the town and continuing along the eastern boundary of the town south until a point at the intersection of the eastern boundary and the rear lot line of 6435 Forest Road (Lot 19) along to the northeast side lot line of the same lot, across Forest Road to the eastern side lot line of 6432 Forest Road, along the eastern side lot line of the same lot and running in a northwest direction along the rear lot lines of 6432, 6430, 6428, 6424, and 6422 Forest Road and continuing along the north side lot line of 2803 Hillside Avenue, running along Inwood Street TO 64TH AVENUE, THEN SOUTH ON 64TH AVENUE TO FOREST ROAD, THEN SOUTHWEST ON FOREST ROAD TO 63RD AVENUE TO ITS INTERSECTION WITH 63RD PLACE, THEN NORTH ON 63RD PLACE TO INWOOD AND NORTH WEST ALONG INWOOD and then along 63rd Place UNTIL IT CHANGES ITS NAME TO 62ND PLACE, THEN ALONG 62ND PLACE until the boundary of the town in the northwest corner of Gladys Noon Spellman Elementary School and from there in a northeasterly direction along the boundary of the town to the intersection of Oak Street and Kilmer Street.  (Amended by Ord. of 4-10-63; Res. No. 4-80; Res. No. C-1-90, § 1; Res. No. 92-1, 3-12-92; Res. No. C-1-94, § 1, 5-12-94; Res. No. CA-2-02, § 1, 12-12-02)
Section 2:  That the date of the adoption of this Resolution is _______________, and that the amendment to the Charter of the Town of Cheverly hereby proposed by this enactment, shall be and become effective on _________ [50 days], unless a proper petition for a referendum hereon shall be filed by ___________ [40 days], and a fair summary of the Amendment shall be published in a newspaper having general circulation in the Town not less than four (4) times at weekly intervals by _____________ [40 days].
Section 3:  That as soon as the Charter Amendment hereby enacted becomes effective, either as herein provided or following a referendum, the Clerk shall send separately to the Department of Legislative Services, the following information concerning the Charter Amendment:  (1) the complete text of this Resolution; (2) the date of referendum election, if any, held with respect thereto; (3) the number of votes cast for and against this Resolution by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Cheverly or in a referendum; and (4) the effective date of the Charter Amendment.
Section 4:  That the Clerk be, and he/she is specifically enjoined and instructed to carry out the provisions of Sections 2 and 3, and as evidence of compliance herewith the said Clerk shall cause to be affixed to the Minutes of this meeting (1) an appropriate certificate of publication of the newspaper in which the fair summary of the Amendment shall have been published; and (2) records of mailing referred to in Section 3, and shall further complete and execute a Certificate of Compliance.

INTRODUCED by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Cheverly, Maryland, at a Regular Meeting on May 10, 2012, at which meeting copies were available to the public for inspection.
ADOPTED by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Cheverly, Maryland, at a Regular Meeting on July 12, 2012, at which meeting copies were available to the public for inspection.

Adopted:
Attest:
Mayor
        

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