The Montgomery County Planning Board Agenda

Monday, October 13, 2008



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item 1 Board of Appeals No. CBA-2684-C: The German School Society, Washington, D.C

C. Gilbert

Modification to the existing special exception for a private education institution, RE-2 Zone; located at 8617 Chateau Drive, Potomac

Staff recommendation:  Transmit approval comments to Board of Appeals

(Action required for hearing by the Hearing Examiner 10/20/08)

  Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved
Item 2

FY10 Budget Worksession

M. Bradford/M.E. Venzke


Discussion: FY10 budget - Department of Parks

(No public testimony will be taken at this time)



Seminar Opportunity for Members of Civic, Citizen and Homeowner Associations


Presented by the Montgomery County Civic Federation

The Montgomery County Civic Federation is presenting a seminar on Saturday, October 18, 2008 on "Successful Participation in the Rezoning Game". The seminar is an opportunity to learn more about the procedures and law involved in the land rezoning process and how to develop a strategy for your successful participation in the process.


There will be a small charge for handout materials and refreshments. Free parking is available on the first floor of the County Council Office Parking Garage and in the Jury Parking lot at the intersection of Monroe Street and Jefferson Street (Route 28). Please RSVP by email or telephone:


Phone: 301-871-1369


  • Date: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2008 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Location: County Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville, 1st Floor Auditorium
  • Speakers: Norman Knopf, Knopf & Brown - Jim Humphrey, MCCF Land Use Chair -
    Dick Kauffunger, MCCF Past President