Monthly Archives: April 2014

Maryland State Legislature Passes New Urban Agriculture Tax Credit Bill

On April 5, 2014, the Maryland General Assembly passed the “Property Tax Credit – Urban Agricultural Property” bill authorizing Maryland counties and the City of Baltimore to implement a property tax credit for urban land used for agricultural purposes. The … Continue reading

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What happened at the Liquor Board on April 24, 2014.

Commissioners Smith and Jones were present on April 24. The Chairman position on the Board formerly belonging to Stephan Fogleman, who is now a judge on the Orphans’ Court, has still not been filled. 1:00pm cases Applicants Dhruba Raj Onta … Continue reading

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What happened at the Liquor Board on April 17, 2014.

Commissioners Smith and Jones in attendance. Former Chairman Stephan Fogleman resigned from the Board and had not yet been replaced. 1:00 p.m. cases Licensee Kuldeep Singh Business Name Lal Z, Inc. Trading As Lal Z Inc. Address 1434 E. Fayette … Continue reading

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What happened at the Liquor Board on April 10, 2014.

Chairman Fogleman and Commissioners Smith and Jones in attendance. Chairman Fogleman started off the hearing with a brief preamble, in response to last week’s Bill’s Cafe posts on the Baltimore Brew and on Booze News. He noted that Liquor Board … Continue reading

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Liquor Board back room decisions: a case study at 6701 Holabird Ave.

Last Thursday, the Board of Liquor License Commissioners for Baltimore City postponed a hearing on a transfer of ownership at Bill’s Cafe, located at 6701 Holabird Avenue. The BLLC revoked the license at this establishment at a public hearing on … Continue reading

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What happened at the Liquor Board on April 3, 2014.

Chairman Fogleman and Commissioners Smith and Jones in attendance. The Chairman opened up the docket for the day by saying that it’s been an honor and a privilege to serve on the Board and that he will miss working for … Continue reading

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What happened at the Liquor Board on March 27, 2014

Chairman Fogleman & Commissioners Smith and Jones in attendance. 1:00pm cases Disclaimer Becky Lundberg Witt, staff attorney at Community Law Center, represented the community group in this case, the Canton Community Association. Licensee Ginger Cornejo Business Name Ginger, Inc. Trading … Continue reading

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Proposed Legislation to Increase Cost of Registering Pesticides in the State of Maryland

On March 6, 2014, the Maryland General Assembly in both the House (HB0621) and Senate (SB0700) passed the third reading of the Registration of Pesticides Bill. This bill, which is set to go into effect of July 1, 2014, proposes … Continue reading

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