Annapolis' McMillan announces run for District 30...

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May 02, 2002

Annapolis' McMillan announces run for District 30 delegate

Herbert H. McMillan, the former Ward 5 alderman for Annapolis who made an unsuccessful run for mayor of the city last year, has announced his candidacy for the House of Delegates.

"I am running because the people of the 30th District deserve fair and balanced representation, fiscally responsible representation, and a renewed commitment to individual empowerment in their delegation," the 53-year-old Republican said yesterday.

McMillan, who is a commercial airline pilot, accused the district's delegates of being in "partisan lockstep" with the state's Democratic leadership and of not adequately representing the "moderately conservative views" of the area's voters. Besides Annapolis, the district includes the Broadneck and Annapolis Neck peninsulas and much of south county.

Del. C. Richard D'Amato, an Annapolis Democrat who represents the 30th District, filed for re-election yesterday, and David M. Gross of Arnold filed in March a notice of intent to run as a Green Party candidate, according to the state Board of Elections.

County police promote five to sergeant, one to captain

Five Anne Arundel County police officers and one lieutenant will be promoted next week, department officials announced yesterday.

Advancing to the rank of sergeant will be Detectives David Feerrar, Herbert Hasenpusch and Michelle Peoples, and Officers Daniel Rodriguez and William Booth.

Lt. David Pressley will be promoted to captain to oversee the 911 dispatch center, the records division and animal control, said Lt. Joseph E. Jordan, a county police spokesman.

Area officials slate events for Clean Commute Month

Tomorrow has been designated Bike to Work Day in the Annapolis area by county and city officials celebrating May as Clean Commute Month.

Bicyclists will be greeted at Alfred Hopkins Park on the City Dock by Annapolis Mayor Ellen O. Moyer and Anne Arundel County Executive Janet S. Owens from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

The event is the first in a series of events in Annapolis, including next week's Walk to Wellness Wednesday and Transit's Thank You Thursday.

Information: Annapolis Department of Transportation, 410-263-7964.

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