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Montgomery County Planning Board Agenda

REVISED

Thursday, July 13, 2006, 9:00 A.M.

8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3760

301-495-4600

Important!  For a variety of reasons, the following agenda may change, items may be postponed or added, and items may be heard later than the time indicated. The items are listed in the order to be heard. For the latest updated Planning Board agenda, please call 301-495-4600 or check the website.  The Planning Board encourages public testimony on individual agenda items unless noted otherwise and welcomes the participation of individuals with disabilities.  Italics indicate staff's recommendation for Board action.  Generally, government officials have seven minutes to testify, organizations have five minutes and individuals have three minutes.  The Chairman may extend these time limits if necessary to assist the Board's deliberations.  For information on meetings in progress, please call the recorded hotline at 301-495-1333.

Planning Board's actions are highlighted in red. This is an informal summary only.  Final decisions will be available in the Board's approved minutes.

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9:00 A.M.

 

PLANNING BOARD MEETING (MRO Auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring)

9:00 A.M.

 

REGULATORY ITEMS

 

Item 1

Legal Items:

1.      Reconsideration Requests

a.       Burtonsville Shopping Center

(No Public Testimony will be Taken)

Part A

Part B

Part C

Part D

Part E

Part F

No vote to reconsider.  Prior action stands.

R. Kronenberg

Item *2

Project Plan Review No. 91998005B (Formerly 9-98005B), Downtown Silver Spring (Section B & E): CBD-0.5/CBD-1/CBD-2 CBD-R2 zones; 222 multi-family dwelling units, including 31 MPDUs; bounded by Georgia Avenue, Wayne Avenue, Cedar Street and Ellsworth Drive; Silver Spring CBD - Staff Recommendation: Approval with conditions.

Part A

Part B

Part C

Part D

Planning Board Action/Decision - Approved with changes 7-13-06

R. Weaver

Item *3

Preliminary Plan Amendment No. 11998107B, Downtown Silver Spring:

CBD-0.5/CDB-1/CBD-2 and CBD-R2 zones; 22.5 acres; 507,340 s.f. retail, 297,408 s.f. office, 48,000 s.f. Civic Center, 242-room hotel, and 160 multi-family residential dwelling units previously approved; request to modify the uses to reduce office use to 228,931 s.f. and increase multi-family residential dwelling units to 222, including 31 Moderately Priced Dwelling Units (MPDUs); bounded by Georgia Avenue (MD 97), Wayne Avenue, Cedar Street and Ellsworth Drive; Silver Spring CBD - Staff Recommendation: Approval with conditions.

Planning Board Action/Decision - Approved with changes 7-13-06

R. Kronenberg

Item *4

Site Plan Review No. 8-1999002F (Formerly 8-99002F), Downtown Silver Spring: CBD-0.5 zone, 1.99 acres; 222 multi-family dwelling units, including 31 MPDUs; northwest quadrant of the intersection of Ellsworth Drive and Cedar Street, Silver Spring CBD - Staff Recommendation: Approval with conditions.

Part A

Part B

Part C

Planning Board Action/Decision - Approved with changes 7-13-06

9:30 A.M.

D. Kinney

Item *5

Preliminary Plan No. 120050590 (formerly 1-05059), Springhill Manor Parcel (DEFERRED FROM JUNE 22, 2006 P.B. HEARING)

R-90 zone; 0.86 acres; 2 lots requested; 2 one-family detached dwelling units; located on the east side of Spring Hill Lane, approximately 80 feet south of Glenmoor Drive; Bethesda/Chevy Chase - Staff Recommendation: Approval with conditions.

Planning Board Action/Decision - Approved with change 7-13-06

R. Weaver

Item *6

Preliminary Plan No. 120050920, Olney Estates

RNC zone; 107.35 acres; 42 lots requested; 36 one-family detached dwelling units and 3 duplexes, including 15% Moderately Priced Dwelling Units (MPDUs); located in the northwest quadrant of the intersection of Old Baltimore Road and Ampeg Lane; Olney - Staff Recommendation: Approval with conditions.

Planning Board Action/Decision - Approved 7-13-06

C. Conlon

Item *7

Record Plats and Adoption of Resolutions/Opinions

Planning Board approved two groups of legal opinions 7-13-06

Subdivision Plat No. 220060210, C.E. Benson's Addition to Cabin John Park: R-90 zone; 2 lots; located on south side of Macarthur Boulevard, approximately 125 feet east of Seven Locks Road; Bethesda-Chevy Chase - Staff Recommendation: Approval.

Planning Board Action/Decision - Approved 7-13-06

10:30 A.M.

 

OTHER BUSINESS

 

Item 8

Approval of Minutes

Planning Board Action/Decision - Approved 7-13-06

M. Dolan

Item 11

Review and Recommendations for Water and Sewer Category Changes: Administrative Group AD2006-3 - Staff Recommendation: Transmit recommendations to County Executive.

Part A

Part B

Planning Board Action/Decision - Approved with the exception of the two Boswell properties 7-13-06

12:00 P.M.

 

LUNCH AND CLOSED SESSION: To Discuss Personnel Matters - Closed Session pursuant to Maryland State Government Code Annotated Section (10-508) (a) (1).

ADDED

 

1:00 P.M.

 

PLANNING BOARD MEETING CONTINUES (MRO Auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring)

G. Russ

Item 12

Zoning Text Amendment No. 06-18 Introduced by Councilmember Knapp; amend the Zoning Ordinance to amend the purpose provision and development standards of the Planned Residential Community zone to allow development to occur on smaller tract areas of 25 acres; to allow in the PRC zone all uses permitted in the I-4 zone provided such uses are located within 3,000 feet of an airport and are shown on a development plan approved by the District Council pursuant to Division 59-D-1; and generally to amend the PRC zone - Staff Recommendation: Transmit Comments to the County Council

Planning Board Action/Decision - Approved to transmit comments with changes to the County Council 7-13-06

G. Russ

Item 13

Zoning Text Amendment No. 06-19 Introduced by Councilmember Knapp; amend the Zoning Ordinance to allow a florist business in the O-M zone, under certain circumstances; and generally to amend provisions related to the O-M zone - Staff Recommendation: Transmit Comments to the County Council.

Planning Board Action/Decision - Approved to transmit comments the County Council 7-13-06

G. Russ

Item 14

Zoning Text Amendment No. 06-20: Introduced by District Council at the request of the Planning Board; amend the Zoning Ordinance to create the Mixed-Use Town Center Zone/ Transferable Development Rights Zone; and generally to amend the Mixed-Use Town Center Zone - Staff Recommendation: Transmit Comments to the County Council.

Planning Board Action/Decision - Approved to transmit comments to the County Council 7-13-06

1:30 P.M.

D. Hardy

Item 15

Intercounty Connector Mandatory Referral #06809-SHA-1 Public Hearing - Staff Recommendation: Accept public testimony.

Testimony will be limited to 30 speakers, sign up information is listed on Page 4

Part A

Part B

Part C

Part D

Part E

Part F

Part G

Planning Board Action/Decision - heard testimony from 24 speakers/groups 7-13-06 for deliberation on 7-20-06

D. Redmond

Item 16

Mandatory Referral # 06903-SHA-1. ICC Compensatory Mitigation Project NW-128: Wetland Creation in Northwest Branch Recreation Park just north of Bonifant Road- Staff Recommendation: Approval.

Planning Board Action/Decision - Approved 7-13-06

6:00 P.M.

Item 17

Roundtable Discussion and Dinner (MRO Auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring)

(No public testimony will be taken at this time.)

        Commissioners' Report

        Director's Report

    Final Draft of Memorandum of Understanding between MNCPPC and DPS

Planning Board Action/Decision - Discussion and approved continued negotiations on draft MOU 7-13-06

7:00 P.M.

M. Bradford

C. Palleschi

L. Coleman

Item 18

 

Item 9

 

Item 10

Parks Night (Planning Board Review of Park Policies)

Planning Board Action/Decision - Discussions including parks cleanup/repair estimate of $4 million 7-13-06

Property Management Fund: Approval of Annual Rent Increase for Park Houses - FY07 - Staff Recommendation: Approval.

Planning Board Action/Decision - Approved 7-13-06

Upper Rock Creek Trail Corridor Plan: Plan Objectives, Community Outreach Strategy Recommendations and Plan Schedule- Staff Recommendation: Approval.

Planning Board Action/Decision - Approved 7-13-06

 

 

ADJOURN


*Maryland law and the Planning Board's Rules of Procedure regarding ex parte (outside the record) communications require all discussion, review, and consideration of this matter take place only during the Board's public hearing. Telephone calls and meetings with Board members in advance of the hearing are not permitted. Written communications will be directed to appropriate staff members for response.

 

Notices and Reminders

July

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OFFICE CLOSED - Independence Day

5 -

7:15 p.m.,

East County Citizens Advisory Board, Eastern Montgomery Regional Services Center, 3300 Briggs Chaney Road, Silver Spring

6 -

9:00 a.m.,

Montgomery County Planning Board, General Meeting, MRO Auditorium

8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring

6 -

1:00 p.m.,

Montgomery County Planning Board, General Meeting continues, MRO 3rd Floor Conference Room, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring

6 -

1:15 p.m.,

Montgomery County Planning Board, General Meeting continues, MRO Auditorium,

8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring

10 -

7:00 p.m.,

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board, Gwendolyn Coffield Community Center, 2450 Laytonsville Road, Silver Spring

11 -

10:00 a.m.,

Retirement Board of Trustees, MRO Conference Room, 8787 Georgia Avenue,

Silver Spring

11 -

4:30 p.m.,

Wheaton Urban District Advisory Committee, Mid-County Services Center, 2424 Reedie Drive, 1st Floor Conference Room, Wheaton

12 -

7:30 p.m.,

Historic Preservation Commission, MRO Auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue,

Silver Spring

13 -

9:00 a.m.,

Montgomery County Planning Board, General Meeting, MRO Auditorium

8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring

17 -

7:00 p.m.,

Western Montgomery County Citizen Advisory Board, Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda

18 -

5:00 p.m.,

Merit System Board, ERS/Merit Board Conference Room, 6611 Kenilworth Avenue, Riverdale

18 -

7:00 p.m.,

Mid County Citizens Advisory Board, Mid-County Services Center, 2424 Reedie Drive, 1st Floor Conference Room, Wheaton

19 -

9:30 a.m.,

Full Commission Meeting, MRO Auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring

20 -

9:00 a.m.,

Montgomery County Planning Board, General Meeting, MRO Auditorium

8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring

20 -

3:30 p.m.,

Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Board, Discovery Communication,

1 Discovery Place, Silver Spring

26 -

7:30 p.m.,

Historic Preservation Commission, MRO Auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue,
Silver Spring

27 -

9:00 a.m.,

Montgomery County Planning Board Meeting, Brookside Gardens,
Visitors Center, 1800 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton


You’re Invited to Testify on the Intercounty Connector Thursday, July 13

Montgomery County Planning Board will hold a public hearing on the Intercounty Connector (ICC) on Thursday, July 13 at 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring. Public testimony will be strictly limited to Two hours, and speakers are encouraged to sign up in advance by calling 301-495-4600. An approximate Time for the hearing on the ICC, Mandatory Referral #068109-SHA – 1 will be announced June 30.

Copies of the Staff Recommendations to the Planning Board will be available June 3rd online at our website or at the transportation planning office, located at 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring in room 105. For more information on the Planning Board’s mandatory referral, those interested may call Dan Hardy at 301-495-4525 or email dan.hardy@mncppc-mc.org. Details on the ICC project are available by contacting Melinda Peters of the State Highway Administration at 866-462-0020 or submitting comments via the Project website at www.iccstudy.org.


Planning Board Seeks Public Comment on Water and Sewer Category Change Requests The Planning Board will hear testimony and consider recommendations on Thursday, June 22, 2006, for several water and sewer category changes, recommending that water and/or sewer service to be extended (or denied) to individual properties for the cases listed below. The Planning Board’s recommendations will be sent to the County Council. The County Council will then hold an additional public hearing and make the final decision at a time to be determined *. The following cases are currently being considered:


Case Number

Applicant (Owner)

Planning Area

WSCCR 06A-BEN-02

Clarksburg Church of God
23900 Clarksburg Road
Agricultural Reserve

WSCCR 06A-BEN-03

Maurice Gladhill
10901-11909 Bethesda Church Road
Damascus

WSCCR 06A-DAM-04

Daniel Pipher
25815 Woodfield Road
Damascus

WSCCR 06A-OLN-01

Elizabeth Hyde, Thomas Hyde & Henry Hyde Southeast quadrant – Intersection of Dr. Bird Road and Batchellors Forest Road

Olney

WSCCR 06A-TRV-02

Macris, Hendircks & Glascock (for Kevin Smart) Circle Drive, Outlot A, Block 7

Potomac

WSCCR 06A-TRV-03

Macris, Hendircks & Glascock (for George Simmons) Circle Drive, Parcel P721

Potomac

WSCCR 06A-TRV-05

Ahmad Jamshidi & Guita Vafai 9840 Watts Branch Drive

Potomac

WSCCR 06A-TRV-06

Ahmad Jamshidi & Guita Vafai 12500 Circle Drive

Potomac

WSCCR 06A-TRV-07

Carole & Donald Dell 12200 Stoney Creek Road

Potomac


Go to the Planning Board’s website after June 9, 2006 for the staff report and to see the position on the agenda. Written comments are also welcomed prior to the June 22, 2006 Planning Board Hearing and should be addressed to: Derick P. Berlage, Chairman, Montgomery County Planning Board, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910, or sent via email to: mcp-chairman@mncppc-mc.org.

Planning Board staff contact for questions: Mary Dolan 301-495-4552 (mary.dolan@mncppc-mc.org).

*For additional updated information, see the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP’s) website at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/dep, “Water Supply and Wastewater;” or call DEP (240-777-7700).