Thursday, March 29, 2018

Important meeting impacting the Patuxent Branch Trail tonight

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   Anyone who uses the Patuxent Branch Trail has noticed the change at the Iron Bridge section recently.  I was unaware of what was going on but apparently a public storage facility is planned where the old stone home once stood.  Traffic getting to the facility will use the road that is now shared by people using the Trail.  There is a meeting tonight to address how this will impact this section of the Trail.

Guilford Road Project and Patuxent Branch Trail Public Meeting

 · Hosted by Wayne Davis

Today at 7 PM - 8:30 PM

"The County Executive, Allan H. Kittleman, has agreed to a host public meeting on the development at 9201 Old Guilford Road considered a historic site and part of the Guilford Industrial Historic District. Mr. Kittleman arranged this time and location to discuss the issues regarding the site development and construction of a self-storage facility, with the entrance to the facility on the currently shared portion of the Patuxent Branch Trail and the abandoned Old Guilford Road. 

The public, as well as the Howard County Council and the CA, was not required to be notified of this development. We would like to understand the decision making and processes followed to date and ensure public notification for all developments - especially those in historic districts. Most importantly we would like the entrance to the facility to be on the mail Guilford Road to to preserve the integrity of the Patuxent Branch Trail. 

It is our understanding that the developer as well as representatives from CA and HoCo government will be present. Please attend this meeting and get your questions answered and let your voices be heard."


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