A state appeals court this week dealt a blow to Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's plan to sell an old government center in Dundalk to a developer to transform into a shopping center.
The Maryland Court of Special Appeals ruled Wednesday that the deal needs approval of top state officials — a step Gov. Larry Hogan has not been willing to take.
Kamenetz contends that redeveloping the government center will offer an economic boost for Dundalk.
Ellen Kobler, a spokeswoman for the county executive, said after the court ruling: "We remain hopeful that the Board of Public Works will do its job and approve the project."
Kamenetz decided in 2012...