Monthly Archives: August 2013

A Review of Maryland’s Public Private Partnership Law

The following article on Maryland’s Public Private Partnership Law was provided by Earl Adams, Jr., of Counsel in the Baltimore and Washington, DC offices of DLA Piper and formerly the Chief of Staff to Lt. Governor Anthony Brown. He can be reached at earl.adams@dlapiper.com. During the 2013 session, the General Assembly passed and subsequently the […]

Accounting for Growth in Maryland: Webcast on August 29

The Environmental Protection Agency requires that states account for growth as part of the Watershed Implementation Planning process. Maryland is developing an Accounting for Growth (AfG) policy that will address the increase in the State’s pollution load from increased population growth and new development. To restore the Bay each of the Bay states, including Maryland, […]

TransForm Baltimore – Public Review Process Continues With Topical Hearings

After a brief summer break, the public review process for City Council Bill #12-0152 –TransForm Baltimore Zoning Code will continue beginning in September. The Land Use and Transportation Committee of the City Council will hold a series of topical hearings within various Baltimore Neighborhoods. The dates, times, topics and locations are as follows: • Tuesday, […]

IS MARYLAND FACING RAMPANT SUA SPONTE JUDICIAL FORECLOSURE RESTRICTION AND DELAY?

William Rudow of Rudow Law Group, LLC contributed the following summary and commentary of a foreclosure issue emerging in the Maryland courts and soon to be examined by the Court of Appeals in 101 Geneva LLC v. Ethel E. Wynn, et al.: Recent Maryland legislation changed Maryland’s residential foreclosure policy from expedition to restriction and […]

Summary of Fees Imposed on Non-Residential Properties by Ten Maryland Counties to Fund the Watershed Protection and Restoration Program

Justine Moreau of Bowie & Jensen LLC provided the following summary of the stormwater remediation fees that ten Maryland counties are now imposing. This summary focuses on the stormwater remediation fees as they relate to non-residential property only even though residential property is also affected. The stormwater fees will be the subject of a Commercial […]

It’s Raining Taxes: Kicking off the 2013-2014 Season of the Real Property Section’s Commercial Real Estate Discussion Group

It is that time of year to register for the 2013-2014 season of the Real Property Section’s Commercial Real Estate Discussion Group. The registration form can be found under “Forms” on the Section’s website at: http://www.msba.org/sec_comm/sections/realprop/ The first meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 10, 2013, starting at 12:15 p.m. The topic of this first […]