The Montgomery County Planning Board Agenda

Monday, July 21, 2008

POSTED - July 14, 2008

Last update: July 18, 2008 3:00 PM

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Silver Spring, MD 20910-3760

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7:30 PM PLANNING BOARD - MRO Auditorium
Item 1 Worksession #1: ICC Limited Functional Master Plan Amendment (Bikeways and Interchanges)

C. Kines

(No public testimony will be taken at this time)

Staff recommendation: Transmit Planning Board Draft Plan to County Council

Planning Board Action/Decision: Discussion only, no vote taken.

Item 2

Growth Policy Studies

K. Moritz/D. Hardy

Staff findings for the technical studies established in the 2007-2009 Growth Policy resolution due to the County Council by August 1, 2008. These studies include a review of alternatives to Policy Area Mobility Review, vehicular trip equivalencies for non-auto facilities such as sidewalks, a development activity status report, design excellence for public facilities, a transportation-housing affordability index, and processes to coordinate public agency review and sign-off on transportation mitigation.

Staff recommendation: Transmit report to County Council

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved transmital of staff report to County Council without Board's endorsement.