When Baltimore County announced in June its plan to acquire 2.5 acres of Radebaugh Florist property off Aigburth Avenue in Towson to preserve it from potential development, it sounded like a done deal.
But an attorney for the Radebaugh family immediately called the announcement “premature,” and five months later, the sale has yet to be finalized, according County Councilman David Marks, who represents Towson and has been pushing for more open space in the area.
The county government would pay for the land using $1.1 million in Program Open Space funding but is balking at paying as much as $500,000 to demolish several greenhouses on the site, because Program Open Space does not cover demolition costs, Marks said. He said the county is claiming it will cost that much to raze the greenhouses, but that he thinks it will cost far less.
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Upcoming EventsAug28Tue11:00 am Radebaugh Park Groundbreaking @ Radebaugh Park entranceRadebaugh Park Groundbreaking @ Radebaugh Park entranceAug 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pmWe are all invited to the Groundbreaking ceremony for Radebaugh Park on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at 11 a.m. The ceremony will be held at the 11 Maryland Avenue property, which will be the entrance to this new community park. … Continue reading →Sep4Tue9:00 am Court of Special Appeals – 14 Ai... @ Maryland Court of Special Appeals, Robert C. Murphy Courts of Appeal BuildingCourt of Special Appeals – 14 Ai... @ Maryland Court of Special Appeals, Robert C. Murphy Courts of Appeal BuildingSep 4 @ 9:00 amHearing for Friends of Lubovitch’s appeal of the Circuit Court decision of April 2017 ordering removal of the new community center structure at 14 Aigburth Road.Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppMorePrintPocketTelegramGoogleSkypeLinkedInRedditTumblrSep5Wed2:00 pm Circuit Court Hearing – 14 Aigbu... @ Circuit Court for Baltimore CountyCircuit Court Hearing – 14 Aigbu... @ Circuit Court for Baltimore CountySep 5 @ 2:00 pmThe new judge in the case will decide whether the community center building at 14 Aigburth will be demolished, or moved back on the property to the location of the original house, which would still violate covenants and a Baltimore … Continue reading →
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