"We don't feel its the appropriate use or place for it in our community," NPPC president Harry Wujek told The Eagle late last month.
In an attempt to stop the Hosanna House project from going forward, Wujek
filed an appeal with Baltimore County.
The goal of the appeal, as Wujek
explained, is to completely stop the project from going forward.
"We want to see the thing disappear and move someplace else," he
was able to raise the necessary funds to file the appeal, the group did not have legal representation going in to last month's hearing.
"We were out there winging it on our own," Wujek
By contrast, Wujek
noted, Catholic Charities
had legal representation and presented testimony from several witnesses during the hearing.
In their argument against Hosanna House, Wujek
and other opponents argued that the project should not go forward because "the community does not want it."
is not confident that NPPC's appeal will prevail.
"We don't hold out much hope that we're going to win this case," he
In any case, Wujek
group will continue to fight the proposal.
is planning on writing a letter to the judges deliberating the appeal case detailing many of the arguments he
was not able to bring up during the hearing.
A decision on NPPC's appeal is expected by the end of the month.