The Montgomery County Planning Board Agenda

Thursday, November 29, 2012


Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 8:30 am


8787 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3760

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  Moment of silence for Bill Barron
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item 1 Consent Agenda

*A. Adoption of Resolutions


1. Rolling Stone Preliminary Plan 120110430 – MCPB No. 12-86

Planning Board Action/Decision: Adopted.

2. Big Woods Road No. SRW 2011001 – MCPB12-133

Planning Board Action/Decision: Adopted.


*B. Record Plats


1. Subdivision Plat No. 220120340, Brookmont, Section 1
R-60 zone; 1 lot; located on the west side of Broad Street, 200 feet north of 64th Street; Bethesda-Chevy Chase Master Plan.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

2. Subdivision Plat No. 220121550-220121600, Olney Springs
PD-3 zone; 139 lots, 25 parcels; located on the southern side of Bowie Mill Road, 500 feet northeast of Ivy Lane; Olney Master Plan.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

3. Subdivision Plat No. 220121810, Mid-Pike Plaza
CR zone; 2 lots; located in the northeast quadrant of the intersection of Old Georgetown Road (MD 187) and Towne Road (formerly Hoya Street); White Flint Sector Plan.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.


*C. Other Consent Items

  *D. Approval of Minutes

Minutes of Monday, October 15 and Thursday, October 18, 2012

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Item 2 Corrective Map Amendments G-950 and G-951

R. Kamen

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Item 3 Briefing on the Sewer Repair, Replacement and Rehabilitation Program Consent Decree

M. Dolan

Briefing on the Sewer Repair, Replacement and Rehabilitation Program Briefing on the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission’s Activities to comply with the Consent Decree. - REVISED

Planning Board Action/Decision: Discussion Only.

Item 4 Program of Requirements - Wheaton (Continuation from 11/15/2012)

M. Riley

The first phase report of a Program of Requirements for a new M-NCPPC Regional Headquarters Building in Montgomery County. It establishes a preliminary Space Program for the Commission's regional operations in Montgomery County, which includes the Commissioners' office, Legal Counsels, the Planning Department, and part of the Department of Parks. The Space Program will be submitted to the County Council.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Item 5 Clarksburg Child Day Care

E. Tesfaye/J. Penn

Child Care Facility for 52 children and 6 staff members, 22929 Frederick Road approximately 2,300 feet south of Stringtown Road, R-200 Zone, Clarksburg Master Plan

*A. Preliminary/Final Water Quality Plan: Clarksburg Child Care Center - REVISED

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved with Conditions.

B. Special Exception S-2850: Clarksburg Child Care Center
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved with Conditions.

Item 6 Mandatory Referral 2013010: NIH Animal Center, Dickerson Draft 2012 Master Plan

K. Holt

Review of the draft master plan and the draft environmental impact statement; 22763 Club Hollow Road, Dickerson, RDT Zone, Preservation of Agriculture & Rural Open Space Master Plan

Staff Recommendation: Transmit Comments to NCPC & NIH

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved to Transmit Comments to NCPC & NIH.

12:30 PM LUNCH
Item 7 Closed Session


Pursuant to State Government Article Annotated Code of Maryland 10-508(a)(7) to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice.

(MOU between MNCPPC and County)

Item 8 Revised CIP Transfers

C. Morgan

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Item 9 Approval of the FY14 Proposed Budget for the Department of Parks and Commissioners' Office - REVISED

K. Warnick

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
Item 10 Roundtable Discussion

G. Mason

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Program Status

Staff will update the Planning Board on the status of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination

System (NPDES) Program in the Department of Parks.  This federally mandated (Environmental Protection Agency) and state administered (Maryland Department of the Environment) program focuses on reducing stormwater pollution and requires coordination across the Department.  Parks obtained NPDES permit coverage for its Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System in 2010 and must annually report on its progress in meeting the goals of the permit.
Item 11 Worksession on Zoning Ordinance Rewrite

P. Dunn

Worksession on Overlay and Floating Zones - REVISED
5:30 pm ADJOURN