Monday, January 14, 2013
The Havre de Grace Planning Commission recommended approval of the Upper Chesapeake site plan.
The Upper Chesapeake hospital proposal got the green light from the Havre de Grace Planning Commission Monday for the first phase of its site plan. The Upper Chesapeake's proposed new medical campus in Havre de Grace encompasses 97 acres bordered by Interstate 95 and Bulle Rock Parkway, said project engineer Paul Muddiman. The Havre de Grace Planning Commission recommended approval of the concept plan for the medical campus in September. The next step, presented on Jan. 14, was the site plan, which included more detail about the specific components of the project. A traffic study and stormwater management plan are still forthcoming, Muddiman said, but were not essential at this initial stage. The new medical campus would be developed in at…
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
The city is potentially on the verge of a new school and a new hospital. Are you excited?
Monday was one of those landmark evenings. The Board of Education passed a capital improvement plan including funding for the design of a new high school, while the city's planning commission OK'd a concept plan for a proposed hospital development. Now I realize both projects are still in their infancy, but Monday was an exciting day for the future of Havre de Grace. I'm curious to hear from you—which project excites you most? Is there one you think will be a bigger boost to the city? Is there one that will more directly impact you? TELL US: Which potential project are you most excited about—a new hospital or a new high school? Leave a comment.
The Havre de Grace planning commission made the most recent advancement Monday.
The Havre de Grace planning commission recommended Monday that the city approve the concept plan for a new Upper Chesapeake hospital development near the Interstate 95 interchange. The rendering came down at the commission's Monday night meeting, moving the enormous project forward toward approval. » Read more on the proposed hospital development here. By ordinance, the Havre de Grace planning commission is empowered to review and make recommendations on the concept plan within a 30-day period. That window begins at the point in which the planning department receives the plan. Accoding to Explore Harford, planning commission chairman Curtis Coon—who confirmed the commission's recommendation in a comment on Patch—was the only commission …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The concept plan for the proposed Havre de Grace hospital will be made public Monday.
- Sean Welsh
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The concept plan for a proposed new Upper Chesapeake hospital in Havre de Grace will be reviewed at a meeting Monday. The Havre de Grace planning commission will review the plan at a 7 p.m. meeting at City Hall. The meeting will be the only opportunity for the public to view and give input on the plan. » Read more on the proposed hospital development here. By ordinance, the Havre de Grace planning commission is empowered to review and make recommendations on the concept plan within a 30-day period. That window begins at the point in which the planning department receives the plan. Planning commission chairman Curtis Coon told Patch Havre de Grace's planning department received the plan Aug. 20 and completed its review on Aug. 31. Coon said…
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Upper Chesapeake held an informative meeting for Havre de Grace residents Tuesday.
Speaking before a group of 120 interested residents Tuesday in a forum at the Havre de Grace Community Center, Upper Chesapeake CEO Lyle Sheldon said Havre de Grace will have a new state-of-the-art hospital. Sheldon said the journey started five years ago, and it may carry even longer into the future. "We're not sure today if this is a five-year project, a 10-year project or even a 15-year project," Sheldon. "We're not sure what the timing of this project is. We're working with the city and with City Council on that timing but, again, we're not sure if ground-breaking is two or five years away. But we do know unless we get started with the planning, the water and sewer departments, and with the zoning requirements, it will never get …
A new Upper Chesapeake hospital, hotel, offices and retail center is proposed for the Interstate 95 interchange in Havre de Grace.
Upper Chesapeake leaders recently met with Havre de Grace residents giving them a glimpse of what is to come with a project that may bring a hospital, hotel, offices and retail to the Interstate 95 interchange. Read more about the proposed Upper Chesapeake hospital center here. Check out the images included with this post to see what is proposed for the MOE zone, bordered by Interstate 95, MD Route 155 and Bulle Rock Parkway. The images—which are preliminary and are subject to change—reveal the proposed phases of the project in one image, and the proposed layout and landscaping in another. The retail proposed for the site includes a pharmacy, bank and gas pumps. A day car is also included in the proposal. The proposed hotel is listed at …
Monday, July 23, 2012
Patch shines a spotlight on some events this week around town.
In case you haven't heard, Upper Chesapeake is planning a new hospital in Havre de Grace. This week, hospital leaders will hold a meeting to help clarify intentions for the new facility. The meeting will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Havre de Grace Community Center. The new hospital is planned for an area known as the mixed office employment (MOE) zone, bordered by Interstate 95, MD Route 155 and Bulle Rock Parkway. Read more about the proposed Upper Chesapeake hospital center. There are plenty of other meetings, events and happenings to fill your summer schedule. Check out the events calendar here for a list of events around town. Looking for more events in Harford County? Check out the Patch calendars for Aberdeen and Bel Air, …
Monday, July 16, 2012
Havre de Grace City Council met Monday night at City Hall.
Havre de Grace City Council amended a zoning ordinance Monday night that would allow for Upper Chesapeake to develop a new hospital near Interstate 95. Council delayed its final vote on the ordinance until the Aug. 6 meeting. Upper Chesapeake is planning an informative meeting for the public on July 24, and Councilman Bill Martin made a motion to table a vote until after that meeting. Find the proposed ordinance—without Monday's amendments—attached in PDF form. The most noteworthy amendment called for the ordinance to maintain original language the provided the city a 300-square-foot office space in the mixed office employment center. The office would be used by the tourism office to boost traffic to downtown businesses. The amendments …
Havre de Grace City Council meets at 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall.
Havre de Grace City Council could adopt an ordinance pertaining to the mixed office employment center—the proposed new Upper Chesapeake hospital—Monday night. City Council meets at 7 p.m. Monday at City Hall. Patch will provide live coverage beginning at 6:45 p.m. Find the full agenda in the attached PDF file. Read more government coverage here. Pastor Norman Obenshain of Havre de Grace Methodist Church will deliver the opening prayer. Council will vote to approve the reappoinment of Thomas Lofland to the RAD Loan Committee. Following public comment, council will give a second reading of Ordinance 943—Mixed Office Employment Center. See the proposed ordinance attached in PDF form. Council will also vote on a special event: the Jamboree and…
Monday, March 12, 2012
The Havre de Grace Planning Commission will hear zoning amendments Monday.
Havre de Grace's Planning Commission will review the city's zoning code during a regular meeting tonight at City Hall. In particular, the commission will hear amendments to Article 8: Mixed Office & Employment, as it pertains to the proposed Upper Chesapeake Hospital campus near Bulle Rock and the Interstate 95 interchange. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at City Hall. According to the planning commission agenda, the changes have been reviewed by the planning department and the council planning committee, and are in support of the proposed hospital. See the PDF with this post for the agenda. The proposed changes revolve around signage restrictions, according to a city official. The height of signage likely will be restricted, the official …