Baltimore County Digest

January 22, 2008

Meeting to discuss LNG terminal plan

A community meeting on the proposed liquefied natural gas terminal on Sparrows Point will be held Thursday.

Community leaders will discuss the status of the proposal by AES Corp. to build a terminal at the former Bethlehem Steel shipyard and a pipeline from Baltimore County to southern Pennsylvania.

The project is the subject of two lawsuits and continues to be reviewed by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is also reviewing whether the project meets standards of the Coastal Zone Management Act.

The 7 p.m. meeting, sponsored by the Turners Station Conservation Teams Inc. and Turners Station Development Corp., will be held at Union Baptist Church, 105 Main St. in Dundalk.

Zoning-map meeting being held today

North County Preservation, a conservation group, will discuss the comprehensive zoning map process with community associations and residents at a meeting today.

The group will talk about the most effective way to provide information to county officials about requests for zoning changes. The county Planning Board will begin holding public hearings in March on the zoning requests.

The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Cockeysville library, 9833 Greenside Drive.

Information: www.northcoun typreservation.org.

Schools budget work session slated

The county Board of Education will hold an operating budget work session at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the ESS Building, Room 114 on the Greenwood campus, 6901 Charles St., Towson.

The board will look at the $1.18 billion budget requested by Superintendent Joe A. Hairston. The board is expected to vote on the budget Feb. 13.

Information: 410-887-4126.

Vincent Farm to be discussed tomorrow

A community meeting about the Vincent Farm development in the Middle River area is planned for tomorrow.

The project proposed by Gambrill Farms Two LLC calls for construction of 36 single-family houses on the east side of Vincent Farm Lane.

The forum will be held at 7 p.m. at Victory Villa Community Center, 404 Compass Road.

Information: 410-887-3335.

Panel to discuss assessment tests

The Southwest Area Educational Advisory Council to the county public schools will discuss the High School Assessments at 7 p.m. tomorrow at Woodlawn High School, 1801 Woodlawn Drive.

R. Daniel Cunningham Jr., director of instructional assessment in the division of instruction for the Maryland State Department of Education, will present information on the tests.

Information: 410-744-7467.

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