Dayton Rural Preservation Society

Supporting the preservation of rural farmland in HoCo, Md

Calendar

Thu. 2/20 7:00 PM Dayton Community Meeting Dayton area residents and all concerned Howard County and Maryland citizens are encouraged to attend an informative meeting to address the proposed plan by Robert L Orndorff and JBRK LLC to put an industrial composting and mulching facility on 16 acr... more
Thu. 2/27 7:00 PM Sykesville Community Meeting

Concerned residents are holding a community awareness meeting to oppose the similar mulching facility proposed in Dayton.  The meeting will be at the Friendship Baptist Church.


Fri. 2/28 All day DRPS Zoning Reg Amendment Deadline Howard County Councilman Greg Fox stated at the February 20th Dayton Community Meeting he plans to introduce an amendment that will help open up M1 zoning for industrial mulching/composting facilities in Howard County and planned to do so soon but ot... more
Tue. 3/4 5:00 PM Updated Date Greg Fox Will File His Own ZRA Howard County Councilman Greg Fox stated at the February 20th Dayton Community Meeting he plans to introduce an amendment that will help open up M1 zoning for industrial mulching/composting facilities in Howard County and planned to do so by Fri Feb ... more
Wed. 3/5 5:30 PM HoCo Council Session Moved to Wed Due to Snow HoCoCouncil postponing Monday vote session until Wed 3/5/14 at 5:30 PM Agenda: AgendaMarch 1, 2014 – March 14, 2014County Council Monday, March 3, 2014 (Changed to 3/5/14) Banneker Room George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Drive, ... more
Thu. 3/20 6:00 PM Woodbine Pre-Submission Meeting

Another mulching facility illegal operating is planning to petition for a conditional use meeting to make this facility a legal industrial mulch facility on agricultural preservation farmland in Woodbine, Maryland.

Thu. 4/17 7:00 PM Public Hearing: Planning Board April 17th is an important day for DRPS! We will be presenting our case for our ZRA 148 to the Planning Board. Join us by wearing black and having a peaceful presence that shows you are standing behind DRPS' efforts that night. The Planning Board ... more
Mon. 4/28 7:00 PM DRPS Community Meeting We are holding an important meeting to update residents and to organize further volunteer efforts in our communit for the next few months of public hearings and the vote on our ZRA in June. We must band together as a community of HoCo residents on f... more
Mon. 5/19 7:00 PM HoCo Council Meeting To consider Planning Board's recommendations on ZRAs 148&149 and the ZRA Marsha McLaughlin introduced pushing hard for a 10% cap (which means a 15 acre facility would be approved on a 150 acre farm like the Muth Farm in Dayton). Expecting 1000 H... more
Mon. 6/2 7:00 PM HoCo Council VOTE We expect the HoCo Council to VOTE on the ZRAs 148&149 introduced by DRPS and Greg Fox and the alternate ZRA by Marsha from DPZ. THIS EVENT REQUIRES EVERY RESIDENT'S PRESENCE Please bring your children, neighbors, family, friends to support pro... more
Tue. 6/24 7:00 AM PRIMARY ELECTIONS - Governor, State Senators, Delegates, HoCo Exec, HoCo Council REGISTER TO VOTE BY JUNE 3RD Primary elections are on June 24th. We will let you know which candidates support our efforts to preserve Ag Preserve farmland and not allow industrial businesses to take it over and ruin our health, safety and quality ... more
Wed. 5/13 6:30 PM HCCA Meeting w/ Kittleman HCCA 2015 Annual Meeting Howard County residents are invited to the HCCA 2015 Annual Meeting at the Hawthorn Center in Columbia on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. County Executive, Allan Kittleman is our featured guest. Ledo’s Pizza & Netw... more
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