- The 17.4 acre property was to be dedicated as Rural Open Space land in perpetuity as part of the development of homes.
- The Board of Education decided they wanted the 17.4 acre property for a new Farquhar Middle School.
- The Planning Board tried to dedicate the land "willy-nilly". (See page 13 of Circuit Court Opinion)
- The Circuit Court has now said no to the Planning Board's "willy-nilly" vote and told them to go back and fix their vote to comply with the dedication of Rural Open Space land in perpetuity.
- The Circuit Court's decision swats down the BOE's plan to take over this Rural Open Space land for use as a public school.