...Both Maravell and the Brickyard Coalition asked for Judicial Review of last week’s State Board of Education ruling. The state board ruled that Montgomery County’s Board of Education did not violate law when voting to turn the land over to the county during a March 2011 meeting.#
Maravell and the Brickyard Coalition challenge the validity of the lease to the county.#
According to the court documents:#“There are serious legal questions going to the merits, including but not limited to:#
“a) Whether the Board’s action was illegal because it exceeded its authority under Section 4-114 of the Maryland Education Article, because the Lease does not result in direct benefits to the Board in carrying out its educational responsibilities.#
“b) Whether the Board’s actions violated its own policies and procedures as stated in the Board of Education Handbook and the Open meetings Act.”...