Overview

Title: Kathleen Skullney collection
Call Number: Coll037
Creator: Skullney, Kathleen
Dates: 1984-2001
Size: 8 boxes (12 linear feet)
Language: English
Abstract: The collection contains legal and research materials relating to the Coalition to Preserve Southwest Baltimore County's opposition to the development of a research park on the UMBC campus, now known as bwtech@UMBC Research and Technology Park. Includes reference and historical materials, legal filings (public record), press clippings, Baltimore County budget and legislative documents, environmental assessments, documents submitted by UMBC during the hearings, and supplemental complaints, briefs, that were submitted during the legal proceedings. Proprietary legal records were not included in the donation.
Citation: Kathleen Skullney collection, Collection 37, Special Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD).

Administrative/Biographical Note

Skullney represented a group of individuals that opposed the development of the Research Park at UMBC because of the possible negative environmental effects it may have on the surrounding community. Skullney represented the group at the county and federal level, including the case 'United States Ex Rel & Berchie Manly, et al versus Roger Hayden, et al.'


Provenance Information

Provenance and Acquisition Information

Donated in 2003 by Kathy Skullney with the assistance of Dr. Joseph Tatarewicz.

Processing Note

Collection unprocessed.

Descriptive Rules Used

Describing Archives: a Content Standard (DACS)

Archives Processing Manual: Description (2015): The processing manual used in Special Collections for all descriptive platforms, including PastPerfect.


Access & Use

Finding Aids

Folder list available in collection folder.

Finding Aid: http://library.umbc.edu/speccoll/findingaids/coll037.php

Access Conditions

Materials are available for research use. There are no restrictions at this time.

Conditions Governing Reproductions and Use

The majority of the materials are a matter of public record; copyright should be determined on an item by item basis.


Subject Headings

Creators

Skullney, Kathleen

University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Subjects

Environmental protection

Baltimore County (Md.)

Skullney, Kathleen -- Archives

University of Maryland, Baltimore County


Series Description & Container List

  1. Box 1

    1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
      Paradise - East Catonsville Enhancement Study: Collection of comments on Bill I-92: Proposal Guidelines for 1992 Comprehensive Zoning Map Process: Map: Subcommittee on Public Safety: Correspondence 1992 1 1

      "Exhibit I": Grant Agreement: Correspondence 1 2

      Director of Zoning Administration & Development Management 1 3

      Zoning Report: Growth Monitoring Report 1 4

      Environmental Scorecard: List of State Legislate 1 5

      Laws: Federal Register Articles 1 6

      Correspondence (1) 1 7

      1992 log of issues on Comprehensive Zoning Maps 1 8

      newspaper article 1 9

      Correspondence 1 10

      newspaper articles on Pension funds 1 11

      notes from meetings? 1 12

      MD Bioprocessing Facility Buisness Plan 1 13

      U of MD Science & Tech Center Proposal (2) 1 14

      Catonsville 2000, Inc Bylaws 1 15

      Code of MD Regulations 1 16

      Binder 1991 Research Notes January - May 1 17

      Binder Research Notes June - August 1 18

      Research Notes 1994 1994 1 19

      Research Notes A-D 1 20

      Research Notes E-X 1983 1 21

      Binder 1991 Research Notes September - December 1991 1 22

      Research Binder 1 23

      App. To the US Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration for UMBC Research Park June 15, 1993 1993 1 24

      1995 Research Notes 1995 1 25

  2. Box 2

    1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
      Comparison of FY 95 Budget with FY 1994 adjusted Appropriations; Office of the Budget (April 1994) 1994 2 1

      Baltimore County Capital Budget, Fiscal Year 1993/ Fiscal Years 1994-98 1993-1998 2 2

      Baltimore County FY 1992 Operating Budget ~ April 16, 1991 1991 2 3

      Sulpher Springs Conservatory ~ UMBC Research Park Master Plan ~ Draft Copy 01-10-91 1991 2 4

      Items 1-6 Biotech Development Strategy for the 1990's 2 5

      Kathy: Political Support Letters 1993-94 1993-1994 2 6

      Articles From: The Retriever, The Catonsville Times, The Arbutus Times 1996 1996 2 7

      Board of Appeals Docs & Support Info, 1993 1993 2 8

      UM Science Tech Center Masterplan 1993 1993 2 9

      Sulpher Springs Conservatory, UMBC Research Park Master Plan, Draft Copy 01-10-91 1991 2 10

      Concept Planning Blueprints 1995 1995 2 11

      The Arbutus Times/ The Retriever 1996 1996 2 12

      EDA Papers 1993-94 1993-1994 2 13

      Minister of Board of Public Works October 5, 1994 1994 2 14

      UMBC Reserarch Park Funding Relationships Chart 1994 1994 2 15

      Kucera 1994 1994 2 16

      Archeology 1995 1995 2 17

      UMBC Economies and Joint Committee Report 1990's 2 18

      Econ and Public Works Data 1992, 95 report 1992, 1995 2 19

      MISC, News Clipping/ Questionaire 2 20

  3. Box 3

    1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
      "Originals - Quatzie (?)" 1975 3 1

      Description
      Minutes relating to BEDCO (Baltimore Economic Development Corporation), Dec 29, 1975
      "Funding": Grant paperwork, November 19, 1990 1990 3 2

      Description
      "Funding": Grant paperwork
      "Unamed Folder" 1974 3 3

      Description
      Land and building regulation codes, September 27, 1974
      "Incorporation Originals" 1993 3 4

      Description
      By laws, articles, Decloration of Covenants and Easements for Incorp, September 3, 1993
      "Incorporation RPC" 1994 3 5

      Description
      Copies of articles by laws and declaration of Covenants, June 3, 1994 - October 1, 1994
      "Riverchase" 1986-1991 3 6

      Description
      News articles and court documents from Rivercahse Condominium, August 8, 1990 - May 31, 1991
      "World Bridge Deeds" 1987 3 7

      Description
      Deeds, March 6, 1987
      "UMBC Foundation Deeds" 1981 3 8

      Description
      Copies of deeds for UMBC, November 2, 1981
      "Soil Survey/Air" 1994 3 9

      Description
      Soil Survey, geological map photo copies and oone survey, June 6, 1994
      "UM Foundation Spotty Results" 1991 3 10

      Description
      News clippings relating to UM Foundation, March 24, 1991
      "Masterplan Maps, Anonymous Letter, Arena" 1991 3 11

      Description
      Correspondence & Maps for masterplan of project, May 2, 1991
      "The Catonsville Plan" 1990 3 12

      Description
      Draft report for the "Catonsville Plan", December 10, 1990
      "Washington Exhibit" 3 13

      Description
      News Clippings
      "Wash Packet" 1993 3 14

      Description
      Correspondence, court trial notes, May 28, 1992 - August 6, 1993
      "State Ethics Commission" 1990 3 15

      Description
      Financial enclosure statements, January - December 1990
      "Ethics Commission Reports" 3 16

      Description
      Money market properties (?), financial disclosure statements
      "World Bridge" 1991 3 17

      Description
      Notes, deed, reports, government correspondence, February 12, 1991
      "Unamed folder" 3 18

      Description
      UMBC Research Park Master Plan, notes, multiple copies
      Washington Packet" 3 19

      Description
      Project Reports
  4. Box 4

    1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
      KCI 1994 4 1

      Description
      KCI Technologies Innovation, Summer 1994
      Light Rail 1991 4 2

      Description
      UMAB-UMBC Corridor, December 17, 1991
      Mega 4 3

      2nd Fed Draft 1993 4 4

      Description
      Research Park Fed Grant, June 15, 1993
      MICRF + MEDCO (Annotated Code of MD) 4 5

      Air Quality 1990 4 6

      Description
      Reports on Balto Air Quality. December 8, 1990
      Bernie Berkowitz 4 7

      Description
      Newsclippings on Barkowitz, 1980s and 1990s
      Bioprocessing 1991 4 8

      Description
      Articles + Correspondence
      BioTech- Development Corp 1990 4 9

      Description
      1990 Annual Report+ Code Book
      Affiliated Foundation Agreement 4 10

      Description
      Only Copy- UMBC Research Park Master Plan
      EDA Phone #'s 1994 4 11

      Description
      UMBC Grant Application Contacts, October 3, 1994
      2nd Fed Draft 4 12

      Planning BD Agendas and Inter Office Correspondence, June 19, 1990 1990 4 13

      Legal Lee Rogers 1992 4 14

      Draft Masterplan Orders 1990 4 15

      Capital Budget Fiscal Year 1997 1996 4 16

      IRS Application 1995 4 17

      Interpretation 1993 4 18

      Description
      Packet to Washington, June 7, 1993
      House Info 1993-1994 4 19

      Description
      Correspondence + Reports on Research Park
      NIH Guildlines 1994 4 20

      Description
      Federal Oversight on BioTech Products, May 5, 1994
      EIS 4 21

      NIRO 1994 4 22

      Description
      Environmental Impact Statement Correspondence, June 23, 1994
      Marketing 1995 4 23

      Description
      Newspaper Clip- Drug Firm to locate at UMBC, February 7, 1995
      MEDCO IRS Report 1991 4 24

      Description
      Correspondence, January 18, 1991
      LAWS, May 28, 1992 1992 4 25

      Public Law 102-395 4 26

      Bat 4 27

      Application for Federal Assistance 1993 4 28

      Description
      County Council Agenda, May 6, 1993
      Bat 1993 4 29

      Description
      Correspondence
      Public Works Project Cost Classification 1989 4 30

      1991 Invoices 1991 4 31

      Description
      Master Plan
  5. Box 5

    1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
      Papers 1992-1993 5 1

      Description
      Newspaper Articles
      Miscellaneoous 2 1991-1995 5 2

      Description
      Newspaper, Memoranda
      Misc Articles- Balto Co Code 1986-1990 5 3

      Description
      Articles
      Mischellaneous 3 1992-1995 5 4

      Description
      Miscell-not orig in folder
      UMBC "Land Use" Goals and Guidelines 5 5

      Community Input Meeting 1995 5 6

      1995 Stuff 1995 5 7

      Description
      Manilla Envelope
      Miscellaneous 4 1988-1995 5 8

      Description
      Not originally in folder proposals- newspaper clips miscellaneous
      1995 & Fed Regs 1995 5 9

      App UMBC RP Park Desc… 1994-1997 5 10

      September 12 '88 Band Questions "S"1988 5 11

      Environment 1991-1993 5 12

      Kaye 1993 5 13

      Description
      Not originally in folder
      Miscellaneous 5 1990-1994 5 14

      Description
      Not originally in folder
      General Correspondence 1 1991-1992 5 15

      Funding 1994 5 16

      Description
      Loose Papers Attached
      Design Guidelines 1997 5 17

      Description
      3 set Brochures
      Operating Budget 5 18

      Conestoga Title Ins. Brochures 1980 5 19

      Description
      Not originally in folder
      Miscellaneous 6 5 20

      Baltimore CD Operaing Budget 1993 1992 5 21

      Miscellaneous 7 5 22

      Description
      Not orignially in folder - mostly contracts
  6. Box 6

    1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
      UMBC Research Park 1991 6 1

      Description
      Official Project EDA (Economic Development Association) Correspondence - Reports, Articles
      UMBC Research Park Official Project 1993 6 2

      Description
      Reports 1993
      Correspondence 1995 6 3

      Description
      Baltimore County Dept of Economic Development, NIRO
      Correspondence 6 4

      Description
      Discrimination Cases
      Correspondence 1990 6 5

      Description
      Memos
      UMBC Research Park 1995 6 6

      Description
      Official Project File EDA PHIL
      Economic Records 1991 6 7

      Timeline Westinghous 1991-1993 6 8

      Westinghouse reports 6 9

      Application 6 10

      Memos- Dept of Economics 6 11

      Gov't Report- US of Commerce 6 12

      Memo- Dept of Economic Development 6 13

      Correspondence 6 14

      Description
      Maryland Conservation Council
      Correspondence 6 15

      Description
      Baltimore County Maryland
      Correspondence 6 16

      Description
      Dept of Economic & Employment
      Council Meeting Notes & Correspondence 6 17

      Federal Register Department of Commerce 6 18

      Draft Covenants 1994 6 19

      Enironmental Correspondence 6 20

      Correspondence to John Corrigan & Reports 6 21

      Memoandum of Agreement FONSI Memorandum of Understanding 6 22

      Maryland Industrial & Commercial Redevelopment Fund (MICRF) Reports 6 23

      Correspondence County Administrative Officer 6 24

      Washington Post 1996 6 25

      Reports 6 26

      Description
      Economic Worldbridge
      Reports 6 27

      Description
      Baltimore County Information Technology- Misc Report
      Cost Agreements 1993 6 28

      Correspondence to Merreen Kelly 6 29

      Correspondence 6 30

      Misc. Correspondence 6 31

      Description
      Reports, Budgets, Balt Govt
      Correspondence 6 32

      Description
      U.S. Department of Commerce
      Correspondence 1991 6 33

      Description
      Newspaper Articles
      Misc. 6 34

      Description
      Budgets, Reports, Correspondence
      Federal Register 1992 6 35

      Description
      Dept of Commerce
      Correspondence 6 36

      Correspondence 6 37

      Description
      Balt County Gov't
      Federal Register 1992 6 38

      Description
      Dept of Commerce
      New Development File 1996 6 39

      Description
      Correspondence, November 18, 1996
      Correspondence 6 40

      Description
      Baltimore County Gov't - Misc. Correspondence
      Circuit Court Appeal 6 41

      Environment-Articles-Reports 6 42

      Freedom of Information Act- Correspondence & Reports 6 43

      Greater Baltimore Committee 6 44

      Description
      Magazines & Correspondence
      Hooker - Cronies - Articles - Reports 6 45

      Reports of Water Resources (UCONN) 6 46

      Misc. from important "Freedom of Information" Binder (2 Folders) 6 47

      Correspondence U.S. Dept of Commerce 6 48

      Article from York Road Gazette Correspondence 6 49

      U.S. Dept of Agriculture Report 6 50

      Balt. County Dept of Health Water Quality Policy 6 51

      Southwest Coalition Survey - Response 6 52

      Spring Grove Report 6 53

      Toxic Waste Management- Mediation 6 54

      Traffic Council Data & Report 6 55

      UMBC Pre-Development Conference 1991 6 56

      UMBC Correspondence to Gerber 6 57

      UMBC PR Hype - State Biotech PR 6 58

      UMBC Response to Community Concerns 6 59

      Correspondence to Wiregrad 6 60

      UMBC Mission Statement 1990 6 61

      Environmental to Winegrad - Data 6 62

      MD Dept of Economic Employment Dev. Report 2000 6 63

  7. Box 7

    1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
      Baltimore County Council Agendas 1987-1990 7 1

      Freedom of Information Act 1994 7 2

      Article of Relevant Case Laws 7 3

      Correspondence from R. Scott Graham to Phil Worrall * 7 4

      Fax to Scott Barhight from Thomas E. Dernoga Re: DERPM Appeal 7 5

      Analysis of MD Exec. Budget/Copy of UMBC Commencement Program 1996 7 6

      Description
      Article - York Road Gazette 5/96 *copy of corr. From R. Scott Graham/Article Sun. 5/19/96
      Manilla Folder- From Charlie Kucera -campaign against Rsearch Park Materials 1991 7 7

      Articles and correspondence to/from Adam Wasserman 7 8

      Research Park Corp. Inc-articles of incoprtation, bylaws, amended articles of incorp 7 9

      Miscellaneous articles/correspondence/reference to county law 7 10

      Various correspondence to/from Charlie Kucera (Nov/Dec 1993) 1993 7 11

      Misc hand written notes/references 7 12

      Various articles re:powerful families 7 13

      Biotechnology: Legislation and Regulation 1979-1991 7 14

      Description
      January 1979 - February 1991.
      92 Balti County Growth Management Plan 7 15

      Folder- Master Plan/General Info/ News Articles 7 16

      Folder - Bicounty Inter-office Corr Growth Centers, May 11, 1988 1988, 1994 7 17

      Description
      Balt. Magazine 12/94
      Growth Mgmt/Master Plan Source Material 7 18

      Financial Analysis data 7 19

      Corresp. From Venable, Baejer, and Howard, March 12, 1991 1991 7 20

      Original Application/2nd Application 7 21

      Various pamphlets/booklets from MD dept of Econ. Empl. Development 7 22

      Capital Budget 1996 7 23

      Capital Budget 1995 7 24

      Venture Capital 7 25

  8. Box 8

    1. Folder Title/Description Date Box # Folder # Additional Info.
      Baltimore County Capital Budget 8 1

      Description
      Fiscal Year 1994/Fiscal Years 1995-1999
      Baltimore County Capital Budget 8 2

      Description
      Fiscal Year 1996/Fiscal Years 1997-2001
      Baltimore County Council ~ Budget Message: Fiscal Year 1996-1997 8 3

      Description
      Fiscal Year
      Baltimore County Capital Budget ~ Fiscal Year 1992/ Fiscal Years 1993-1997 1992-1997 8 4

      Comparison of FY 92 Budget ~ w/ FY 1991 Adjusted Appropriations ~ Office of the Budget (April 1991) 1991-1992 8 5

      Comparison of FY 93 Budget w/ FY 1992 Adjusted Appropriations ~ Office of the Budget (April 1992) 1992 8 6

      Baltimore County FY 1993 Operating Budget ~ April 14, 1994 1994 8 7

      Baltimore County Operating Budget Fiscal Year 1994~ "Supporting Detail" 1994 8 8

      Baltimore County Capital Budget Fiscal Year 1992 ~ Capital Program ~ Fiscal Years 1993-97 1993-1997 8 9

      Baltimore County Council ~ Budget Message: Fiscal Year 1993-94~ May 26, 1993 1993 8 10

      Baltimore County Operating Budget Fiscal Year 1995 ~ "Supporting Detail" 1995 8 11

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