The Montgomery County Planning Board Agenda

Thursday, July 7, 2011


Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - 5:45 p.m.

8787 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3760

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item 1 Consent Agenda

*A. Adoption of Resolutions


Montgomery County Animal Shelter SPA Final Water Quality Plan No. MR2010711 – MCPB No. 11-41

Planning Board Action/Decision: Adopted.


*B. Record Plats


1. Subdivision Plat No. 220110100, Burtonsville Industrial Park; I-1 zone; 1 parcel; located on the south side of Sandy Spring Road (MD 198), 250 feet west of Star Pointe Lane; Fairland.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.


2. Subdivision Plat No. 220110970, Clewerwall; RE-2 zone; 2 lots; located on the west side of Saunders Court, 300 feet south of Saunders Lane; Potomac.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.


3. Subdivision Plat No. 220111110, Silver Spring Music Hall; CBD-2 zone; 3 lots; located on the west side of Colesville Road (US 29), 125 feet south of Fenton Street; Silver Spring CBD.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.


4. Subdivision Plat No. 220111300, Poplar Run; R-200 zone; 1 lot, 1 parcel; located on the west side of Moonlight Trail Drive, 400 feet south of Poplar Run Drive; Kensington-Wheaton.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.


*C. Other Consent Items

  *D. Approval of Minutes

Minutes of June 9, 2011

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

item 12 Appoint Commissioner Casey Anderson to ERS Board - ADDITION


Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved

Item 11 Montgomery County Planning Board Resolution of Adoption: Limited Amendment to the Clarksburg Master Plan and Hyattstown Special Study Area - ADDITION

R. Cashion

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved
item 2 Department of Parks’ CIP Strategy Session #2

S. Vera

Set Priorities and initiatives for FY13-18 Parks’ CIP

Planning Board Action/Decision: Discussion only.

Item 3 Briefing on Montgomery Parks Nature Centers

S. Oberle/G. Yick

Planning Board Action/Decision: Discussion only.
Item 4 Upper Paint Branch Stream Valley Park

B. Gries

Authorization to acquire 1.83 acres, more or less, improved, from Barbara L. Payne, et al, located at 15815 Good Hope Road, Silver Spring, MD 20905.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

item 5 Roundtable Discussion


A. Parks Director's Report
B. Healthy and Sustainable Indicators – Updated data since 2008 and discussion of other Indicator efforts - POSTPONED

C. Update on Council bills affecting master plan implementation

D. Discussion of MPDU Amenity CR Zone - ADDED

item *6 Forest Conservation Plan Amendment MR2010709: Equipment Maintenance and Operations Center Shady Grove (“EMOC”)

M. Pfefferle

Crabbs Branch Way near Shady Grove Road and I-370, Gaithersburg, MD

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

12:00 pm LUNCH
item 7 Closed Session

C. Sorrento

Pursuant to State Government Article Annotated Code of Maryland 10-508(a)(7) to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice

item 8

Bradley Boulevard Improvements Project Facility Planning Study Phase 1 Wilson Lane (MD 188) to Glenbrook Road

D. Anspacher

Facility Planning Phase I Project Prospectus Review
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

(Public Testimony Limited to 60 minutes)

Item 9 2017 Policy Area Mobility Review (PAMR)

E. Graye

Presentation to Board and discussion of the year 2017 Policy Area Mobility Review (PAMR) analysis and results, including the FY 2012 PAMR trip mitigation requirements as required annually under the Annual Growth Policy Legislation.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Discussion only.


Item 10 Subdivision Staging Policy: Resolution to Exclude Day Care Centers from Policy Area Mobility Review Requirements and Local Area Transportation Review

M. Dolan/R. Krasnow

Planning Board Action/Decision: Discussion only.