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CBCIA PRESIDENT RESIGNS

Howard Kea, CBCIA president, announced his resignation at the conclusion of the November 7 special community meeting. To read his resignation letter, click here.

 

 

 

SUMMARY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR STORMWATER PROBLEMS

 

 The board recently received a report prepared by Welspring regarding the stormwater best management practices (BMPs) in the community--specifically addressing the rain gardens and bioswales. The report examines the condition of each BMP and concludes with recommendations for steps to take to address the community's most serious stormwater problems. The board will present and discuss this report at the next regular community meeting and will then seek financing for the steps the community agrees to. To read the summary recommendations, click here.

 

 

GATE ACCESS

The CBCIA Security Committee, chaired by Brian Mead, oversees gate access for the community. To obtain gate codes or for any other inquiry regarding gate access, please contact Brian at mycolumbiabeach@gmail.com or 443-203-9454.

 

For more information about gate access, click here.

 

 

 

 

BARGAIN RAIN BARRELS STILL AVAILABLE

 

Still time to get your $34 rain barrel!

 

Click here for more info and order form.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLANTS

 

Landscaping with native plants is one way we can

address the  stormwater management issues in our community. The link below provides easily accessible information on native plants, including guidance on what type of plants you might want to use depending on your site and preferences. We hope you find this helpful. If you have any questions, feel free to contact John Wakeman-Linn (jwakemanlinn@verizon.net; 202-560-0996)

 

Click here for a list of plants native to the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

 

 

 

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