The Montgomery County Planning Board Agenda

Thursday, October 15, 2009


October 14, 2009 - 2:30 pm



8787 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3760

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item *1 Adoption of Resolutions
  1. North Bethesda Center Parcels A, C and Infrastructure - Site Plan No. 82008018A - ADOPTION OF MCPB RESOLUTION No. 09-128

2. Harry Martin Tract - Preliminary Plan No. 120090040 - ADOPTION OF MCPB RESOLUTION No. 09-129

Item * 2 Record Plats
S. Smith

Subdivision Plat No. 220090860, Kenilworth- North Chevy Chase
R-60 zone; 2 lots; located on the west side of Clifford Avenue, 300 feet south of Inverness Drive; Bethesda-Chevy Chase.

Staff recommendation: Approval


Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved

Item *3 Consent Items


Item 4 Approval of Minutes

A. Minutes of September 21, 2009 meeting

B. Minutes of September 24, 2009 meeting

Item 6 Parks’ CIP Adoption Session

S. Vera

Adopt final Project Description Forms (PDFs) for the FY11-16 CIP. CIP
Staff recommendation: Approval

(Submission is due to the County by November 1, 2009)

  Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved
Item *7 Site Plan Review No. 820090090, Germantown Estates - TIME CHANGE

M. Smith


C-T zone; 0.96 acres; 15,600 gross square feet for office; located at the northeast quadrant of the intersection of Germantown Road (MD 118) and Clopper Road (MD 117); Germantown
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions


  Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved
Item 8 Water Resources Element of the General Plan Update: Water Resources Functional Master Plan - TIME CHANGE

M. Symborski

Staff Recommendation: Approval to Publish Public Hearing Draft and Set Public Hearing Date

(No Public Testimony Taken)

  Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved
Item 9 Resolution to Adopt the Sector Plan for the Germantown Employment Area - TIME CHANGE

S. Edwards

Resolution to adopt the Sector Plan for the Germantown Employment Area; an amendment to the Germantown Master Plan

Staff Recommendation: Approval of Planning Board Resolution 09-126

  Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved
11:00 Am LUNCH
Item 10 Closed Session - ADDITION
C. Sorrento Pursuant to Maryland State Government Code Annotated Section (10-508) (a) (7) (consult with counsel to obtain legal advice) (Subject:  Burtonsville Self Storage Appeal)
Item 5 FY11 Department of Planning Budget Worksession- TIME/WORDING CHANGE
(No Public Testimony Taken)