Friday, September 28, 2012
The Forks of the Patuxent Improvement Association voted to keep the Preserve at Two Rivers Development a 55-and-over community.
- Tim Lemke
Friday, September 28, 2012
A community association in southern Odenton has rejected a proposal to lift the age restriction on the Preserve at Two Rivers project, throwing a wrench in developers' plans to build more than 2,000 homes. The Forks of the Patuxent Improvement Association voted to keep in place covenant agreements that restricted the Two Rivers project to residents aged 55 and over. Koch Homes and Classic Communities Corp. had been seeking to lift the age restriction, citing market conditions. "The Two Rivers Development team and the association worked very hard to negotiate terms that would mitigate issues that would affect the community," FOTPIA President Sue Meyer said. "After several general membership meetings, the majority of the FOTPIA members felt…
Friday, July 13, 2012
Breaking down the discussion of a new development at the south end of Odenton.
On Wednesday, the Anne Arundel County Board of Education heard a proposal from a team of developers offering to build an elementary school near the Odenton/Crofton border, south of Piney Orchard. Since there is a lot at play here, I decided to do a Q&A explainer to break down the various issues involved. If you have other questions related to this, throw them my way in the comments. OK, so who is proposing to do what? Koch Homes and Classic Communities Corp. have plans to build 2,060 homes near the Odenton/Crofton border, not far from the Capitol Raceway. The project is referred to as Two Rivers. To accommodate students from the project, they have offered to build an elementary school nearby at a cost of $38 million. Wait, I thought the …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The school board member said the public has not had enough time to review the proposal for the new elementary school near the Odenton/Crofton border.
Anne Arundel County Board of Education member Andrew Pruski said he will vote against the proposal for a new elementary school near the planned Two Rivers development, citing concerns over a lack of public discussion. Pruski and other board members heard from many local residents opposing the current proposal by Koch Homes and Classic Community Cos. to pay $38 million for a new elementary school. The school would accomodate students from the 2,000 homes planned at Two Rivers. Pruski is a resident of the Four Seasons community in Gambrills. The school board will hear the full presentation Wednesday and could vote on the proposal. The following is the full text of his response to residents: "I wanted to take an opportunity to thank you for …