County Councilman David Marks said Friday that he will introduce legislation April 17 to put a hold on the removal of mature trees from county-owned property in Towson and to direct county officials to establish guidelines for the cutting of mature or rare trees throughout the county.
Marks said he will file the legislation
Tuesday, Baltimore County held a concept-plan meeting for the proposed Royal Farms at York Road and Bosley Avenue at which it said that a special variance would be needed before any trees could be cut down at the site.
The problem? Three days earlier, the county itself had already chopped down all the trees.
On March 31, 2017 several GTCCA board members were notified by concerned citizens of a major demolition and tree removal operation being undertaken at the site of the former Baltimore County Fire Academy at the corner of York Road and Bosley Avenue. As you may be aware, the development of this site has generated extensive
Carrying “Tree-gate” and “We speak for the trees” signs, about 50 protesters gathered at the site of a planned Royal Farms gas station and convenience store in Towson Wednesday to condemn the cutting of trees on the county-owned property.
“This is unbelievable, unconscionable, unethical and probably criminal,” West Towson resident Peggy King said of
Letter to Kevin Kamenetz Regarding Towson Trees