The Montgomery County Planning Board Agenda

8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3760    301-495-4605

Thursday, May 19, 2016

REVISED: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 4:27 pm

Please note - Agenda changes and testimony rules:

To learn more, see the About section at the end of this document:

Item 1

Consent Agenda


*A. Adoption of Resolutions 


*B. Record Plats 


Subdivision Plat Nos. 220160500, 220160510, 220160520 & 220160530 Travilah Station

CR zone; 131 lots and 24 parcels; located on the east side of Travilah Road 350 feet south of its intersection with Molecular Drive; Great Seneca Science Corridor Master Plan.


Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved. 

Subdivision Plat No. 220160800, Battery Park

R-60 zone; 1 lot; located on the east side of Maple Ridge Road 350 feet south of Goddard Road; Bethesda Chevy Chase Master Plan.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

*C. Other Consent Items 


ISG Building: Preliminary Plan Amendment 12010013A (Deferred from February 4, 2016)

Request to amend Preliminary Plan No. 120100130, Condition #1 to allow a daycare facility with no more than six staff and a private educational institution for no more than 38 students in the existing religious institution, located on Blunt Road, 300 feet east of Frederick Road on the east side of Frederick Road, 1.44 acres; R-60 zone; Germantown Sector Plan (“Master Plan”).
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

D. Johnson

  Balsamah Property, Adequate Public Facilities Test 12000098A
Request for a new Adequate Public Facilities determination on six recorded lots, under County Code Section 8-31(b), Article IV for future building permits; Lots 1-6, Balsamah; 152.61 acres, zoned AR; located on the east side of Peachtree Road. 2,000 feet southwest of Barnesville Road, within the 1980 Preservation of Agricultural & Rural Open Space Master Plan.

J. Penn

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

*D. Approval of Minutes  

  Minutes of April 28, 2016 Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
Item 7

Lease Amendment for The Siena School

Request to amend the lease for The Siena School by extending it for four (4) additional years.


ATTACHMENT 1 - Addendum to Lease Agreement

ATTACHMENT 2 - First Amendment of Lease

ATTACHMENT 3 - Lease Agreement (Executed)

ATTACHMENT 4 - Lease Amendment 1st Siena Resolution

ATTACHMENT 5-  Siena School

M. Grace



Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Item 6

Metropolitan Branch Trail:Mandatory Referral No. 2016021
Extension of the Metropolitan Branch Trail from Montgomery College to the Silver Spring Transit.

D. Anspacher

Item 2

Roundtable Discussion

A. Planning Director's Report

B1. Operating Funds Three Month Financial Report Including Projections to June 30, 2016.

B2. Enterprise Funds Three Month Financial Report Including Projections to June 30, 2016.

B. J. Zimmerman

Item 3 FY16 Budget Transfer Request from the Planning Department
Staff Recommendation: Approval
G. Wright/K.Warnick
Item 4 Approval of the Public Hearing Draft of the 2016 Subdivision Staging Policy
Staff Recommendation: Approve Public Hearing Draft and set Public Hearing Date of June 2, 2016

E. Graye/T.Autrey/P. Dunn

1:00 PM LUNCH  
Item 5

Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan - Continuation of Worksession #12

L. Howerton

ATTACHMENT - Bethesda Correspondence
Public participation at work sessions is at the discretion of the Chair. If you would like to speak at a Planning Board work session, please send a written request to speak along with a description of the subject you wish to address at least 24 hours in advance of the hearing date to

Planning Board Action/Decision: Discussed.
5:00 pm ADJOURN  

About the meetings:

back to top