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Thursday, February 22, 2007, 9:00 A.M.
8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD  20910-3760

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.

* Indicates a regulatory item on which the Planning Board has final administrative jurisdiction. Maryland law and the Planning Board's Rules of Procedure regarding ex parte (outside the record) communications require all discussion, review, and consideration of these types of regulatory items to take place only during the Planning 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.

9:00 am Planning Board Meeting (MRO Auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring)
9:00 Am Consent Agenda
Item *1 Adoption of Opinions/Resolutions
  Group A: All Commissioners Eligible to Vote:

i) Site Plan Nos. 8-84014, 8-84015, and 8-85073 East Village Homes Association: ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION No. 07-20


Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.


Group B: All Commissioners Eligible to Vote except Commissioner Perdue:

ii) Preliminary Plan No. 120061050, Western Breeze: ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION No. 06-49


Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

9:00 AM Hearings on Applications
Item *2 Pre-preliminary Plan No. 719980210, Kiplinger Property

E. Grayson

RDT zone; 179 acres; 2 lots requested; 2 one-family detached dwelling units; located in the northwest quadrant of the intersection of River Road and Montevideo Road; Agricultural and Rural Open Space Staff Recommendation: Approval


Planning Board Action/Decision: Deferred.

Item 5

Park Items -ADDED


A. Smart Parks and Park Efficiencies Update

B. Supplemental Appropriation for Wheaton Tennis Bubble

C. Park Diversity Plan

D. Request of Budget Adjustment-Park Police

Item 3

Roundtable Discussion

(No public testimony will be taken at this time)


A. Approval of Minutes

B. Commissioners' Reports

C. Director's Report

D. Forest Conservation Task Force Update

E. Updates on Revision of Forest Conservation Law -ADDED

F. Clarksburg Public Facilities Progress Report -ADDED

G. Easement Discussion of Recommendations to PHED Committee -ADDED

12:00 PM Lunch
Item 6 Closed Session -ADDED

A. Daly


§10-­508(a)(13), State Government Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, to comply with a specific constitutional, statutory, or judicially imposed requirement that prevents public disclosures about a particular proceeding or matter.

Item 7 Closed Session -ADDED

R. Krasnow

5 min

§10-­508(a)(1), State Government Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of Commission appointees, employees, or officials, or to discuss any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific employees

1:00 PM Planning Board Meeting Continues (MRO Auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring)
Item 4 Final Report of the Ad Hoc Agricultural Policy Working Group – Public Hearing


C. Murray


The Planning Board invites testimony on the Ad Hoc Policy Working Group Report. On March 1, 2007, the Board will consider staff recommendations on the Report, taking into account testimony received on February 22, 2007

(Testimony will be limited to two hours)


Planning Board Action/Decision: Discussion only.




Notices and Reminders

February 19   President’s Day – Office Closed
  20 7:00 p.m. Mid-County Citizen Advisory, Mid-County Services Center, 2424 Reedie Drive, 1st Floor, Wheaton
  20 7:00 p.m. Western Montgomery County Citizen Advisory Board, Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda
  21 9:30 a.m. Full Commission Meeting, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring
  21 7:00 p.m. UpCounty Recreation Advisory Board, Upcounty Regional Service Center, 12900 Middlebrook Road, Ste 1600, Germantown
  22 9:00 a.m. Montgomery County Planning Board Meeting, MRO Auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue Silver Spring
  22 6:30 p.m. Germantown Master Plan Update, Community-wide Workshop/Charrette, Germantown Recreation Center, 18905 Kingsview Road, Germantown
  22 7:15 p.m. Upcounty Citizen Advisory Board, Upcounty Regional Service Center, Conference Room A, 12900 Middlebook Road, Germantown
  23 Noon “Josephine Baker: Image and Icon” Smithsonian American Art Museum – Meet at the MRO Auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring at 11:00 AM
  27 1:00 p.m. Department Heads Meeting, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring
  27 7:00 p.m. White Flint Sector Plan Forum, Present Your Ideas for Specific Properties or Public Projects. Advisory Group Meeting. MRO Auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD. Sign up at or 301.495.4583.
  28 7:30 p.m. Historic Preservation Commission, MRO Auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring










White Flint Sector Plan

Present Your Ideas for Specific Properties or Public Projects
Advisory Group Meeting
Tuesday, February 27, 2007
7:00 P.M.
MRO Auditorium
8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD

Please sign up in advance by writing to or by calling 301.495.4583. There will be opportunities for questions and comments from the audience. All the Advisory Group meetings are open to the public. Directions to this meeting are on the website