Thursday, July 05, 2007

No! to Lower Merion Township's last ditch effort

Lower Merion Township's last ditch effort to keep the Barnes Foundation where it is has been rejected.

Montgomery County officials, who made the offer, say they will take the Barnes to court in a final effort to prevent the move.

The Barnes rejection "shows that they're hellbent on moving and they are much more interested in ingratiating themselves with the power players and the arbiters of culture in Philadelphia than in following the dictates of the trust," said Mark D. Schwartz, a lawyer for the Montgomery County commissioners.
Read the Forbes story here.