The Montgomery County Planning Board Agenda

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Thursday, September 18, 2014

REVISED: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 4:00 pm

Please note Agenda changes and testimony rules:

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9:00 am PLANNING BOARD MEETING MRO AUDITORIUM
Item 1

Consent Agenda

 
 

*A. Adoption of Resolutions 

 
 

*B. Record Plats 

 
 

*C. Other Consent Items 

 
 

Extension Request for Project Plan Amendment No. 921981009A, The Artery Building

CBD-2 zone, 2.19 acres, Request to modify the public amenity by converting the internal art gallery space to a fitness center (modifies condition #17) and to relocate the art gallery to the lobby, and to modify the public use space by removing an exterior architectural arch and converting 825 sf of public use space to outdoor restaurant seating, located at northwest quadrant of the intersection with Bethesda Avenue and Wisconsin Avenue; Bethesda CBD Sector Plan

Staff Recommendation: Approval of the Extension Request

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved. 
 

*D. Approval of Minutes  

 
  Minutes of September 4, 2014 Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
Item 2

Roundtable Discussion

A. Planning Director's Report

B. FY 2014 Development Application Submission and Processings

B. M. Pfefferle

Planning Board Action/Decision: Discussion, No Vote Taken..
Item *3

United Therapeutics, CBD-1 zone, Site Plan No. 820140110

1.79 acres, Proposing 111,724 square feet of office and 10,000 square feet of retail, located at the southeast quadrant of the intersection with Spring Street and Colesville Road; Silver Spring CBD Sector Plan
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

K. Reilly

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved with Conditions and Adopted Resolution.
Item *4

7340 Wisconsin Avenue
*A. Project Plan Amendment No. 92014001A, 7340 Wisconsin Avenue, CBD-1 zone, 0.79 acres, Request amendment to maintain the maximum number of dwelling units at 225 and reduce the amount of retail from 15,000 square feet to 5,500 square feet and increase the amount of residential floor area from 192,791 square feet to 204,381 square feet, located at southwestern quadrant of the intersection with Montgomery Avenue and Wisconsin Avenue; Bethesda CBD Sector Plan

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

*B. Preliminary Plan Amendment No. 11994080B, 7340 Wisconsin Avenue, CBD-1 zone, 0.79 acres, Request amendment to maintain the maximum number of dwelling units at 225 and reduce the amount of retail from 15,000 square feet to 5,500 square feet and increase the amount of residential floor area from 192,791 square feet to 204,381 square feet, located at southwestern quadrant of the intersection with Montgomery Avenue and Wisconsin Avenue; Bethesda CBD Sector Plan

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution
*C. Site Plan No. 820140120, 7340 Wisconsin Avenue, CBD-1 zone, 0.79 acres, Proposing 225 dwelling units, including 34 MPDUs and 5,500 square feet of retail, located at southwestern quadrant of the intersection with Montgomery Avenue and Wisconsin Avenue; Bethesda CBD Sector Plan
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption Resolution

N. Braunstein

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved with Conditions and Adopted Resolution.
Item *8

TD Bank, Site Plan No. 820140080

CBD-1 and CT zones, 0.41 acres, Proposing 2,775 square feet of bank facility with associated parking and remote drive-thru, located at southwestern quadrant of the intersection with Old Georgetown Road and Woodmont Avenue; Bethesda CBD Sector Plan
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

M. Fuster

TIME CHANGED 

 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved with Conditions and Adopted Resolution.

Item 7 Corrective Map Amendments G-967 through G972 - REVISED STAFF REPORT
Subsequent to the Council adoption of District Map Amendment G-956, Planning Staff discovered 5 6 errors on the adopted map. One of these errors is in the existing (pre-DMA) zoning, which was carried forward in the DMA.

Staff Recommendation: Approval to file 5 7 Corrective Map Amendments G-967 through G-972 3, with the District Council

P. Dunn M. Johnson

TIME CHANGED 

 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Item 5

White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan Sectional Map Amendment
Staff Recommendation: Approve and transmit staff report to County Council

(Action needed before Council hearing on September 23, 2014)

N. Sturgeon

TIME CHANGED 

 

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

1:30 pm LUNCH  
Item 12

FY Budget Discussion

Discussion of FY16 Budget

J. Kroll

ADDED 
Item 6

CLOSED SESSION

Pursuant to State Government Article Annotated Code of Maryland 10-508(a)(9) to conduct collective bargaining negotiations or consider matters that relate to the negotiations

J. Kroll

ADDED 
2:30 pm PLANNING BOARD MEETING CONTINUES MRO AUDITORIUM
Item 9

Goldsboro Road Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements Project-Facility Planning Phase I
Staff Recommendation: Transmit comments to Montgomery County Department of Transportation

D. Anspacher

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
Item *10

William H. Farquhar Middle School Modernization
*A.William H. Farquhar Middle School Modernization and Batchellors Forest Residential: Site Plan Amendment No. 82008019C
Request to amend the Site Plan and Final Forest Conservation Plan to include construction of the William H. Farquhar Middle School on a parcel previously dedicated to the M-NCPPC as part of the Batchellors Forest Residential, located on the north and south side of Batchellors Forest Road, approximately 3,000 feet south of the intersection with Doctor Bird Road, 93.64 acres, RNC Zone, Olney Master Plan
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

B. William H. Farquhar Middle School Modernization: Mandatory Referral No. 2014050
Located on the south side of Batchellors Forest Road approximately 3,000 feet south of the intersection with Doctor Bird Road, 17 acres, RNC Zone, Olney Master Plan
Staff Recommendation: Approval and Transmit Comments to MCPS

Supplemental memorandum from Department of Parks on Farquhar Interim Park

F. Boyd

MOVED FROM SEPTEMBER 4 AGENDA


Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved with Conditions and Adopted Resolution.
Item 11 Briefing on OLO Report #2014-10

Review and Approval Times for Preliminary Plans, Site Plans, and Record Plats

ADDED 
5:00 pm ADJOURN  
     
  PUBLIC NOTICE  
 
PUBLIC NOTICE

Department of Permitting Services
Division of Land Development Services
has received a

PRELIMINARY/FINAL WATER QUALITY PLAN
for
GOOD HOPE NEIGHBORHOOD RECREATION CENTER

 

The proposed development is for the complete tear down and rebuild of the existing recreation center and reconstruction along with reconfiguration of the existing parking lot. The site is located at the corner of Good Hope Road and Twig Road which is within the Upper Paint Branch Special Protection Area.

 

If you wish to request a public information meeting, a written request must be submitted to this office within 15 days of this notice (Notice posted 9/5/2014).

The Water Quality Plans are available for review at the Department of Permitting Services office during working hours (8:00am-4:00pm Monday through Friday).

For further information, please call Leo Galanko at (240) 777-6242. The address for the Department of Permitting Services is:

Department of Permitting Services
Land Development Services, Water Resources
255 Rockville Pike, 2nd Floor
Rockville, Maryland 20850

 

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