The Montgomery County Planning Board Agenda

Wednesday, September 4, 2013


Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 4:20 pm

8787 Georgia Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3760

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item 1 Consent Agenda

*A. Adoption of Resolutions


1. Reserve Business Center Preliminary Plan 120130100 MCPB No. 13-95

Planning Board Action/Decision: Adopted.
2. AAA Site Plan 820130160 MCPB No. 13-112

Planning Board Action/Decision: Adopted.

3. AAA SRW 2013-01 MCPB No. 13-142

Planning Board Action/Decision: Adopted.

4. Peterson Property, Lot 5 Preliminary Plan 11991045A MCPB No. 13-39

Planning Board Action/Decision: Adopted.


*B. Record Plats

  Subdivision Plat No. 220120690-220120720, Clarksburg Village
R-200/TDR zone; 55 lots, 3 parcels; located at the intersection of Newcut Road and Grey Squirrel Street; Clarksburg Master Plan.
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.
Subdivision Plat No. 220121370, Kruhm’s Addition to Burtonsville
RC zone; 1 parcel and Kruhm Road dedication; located along Kruhm Road, approximately 1,750 feet northeast of Belle Cote Drive; Fairland Master Plan.
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Subdivision Plat No. 220130050, 220130290-220130340, Norbeck Overlook
R-200/TDR-7 zone, 119 lots & 32 parcels; located at the intersection of Norbeck Road (MD 28) and Bradford Road; Olney Master Plan.
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Subdivision Plat No. 220130430-220130440, Clarksburg Village
R-200/TDR zone; 31 lots, 1 parcel; located on the east side of Snowden Farm Parkway, approximately 600 feet north of Morning Star Drive; Clarksburg Master Plan.
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Subdivision Plat No. 220130830, Potomac Valley Assembly
RDT zone; 1 lot; located at the eastern side of the intersection of Ridge Road (MD 27) and Skylark Road; Agricultural & Rural Open Space Master Plan.
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Subdivision Plat No. 220130900, Crestview
R-60 zone; 1 lot; located on the south side of Bayard Boulevard, 190 feet northeast of Berkley Street; Bethesda Chevy Chase Master Plan.
Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.

Subdivision Plat No. 220131100, Potomac Hills, Section One
R-200 zone, 1 lot; located on the south side of Chapel Road, 200 feet west of Gary Road; Potomac Subregion Master Plan.

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.


*C. Other Consent Items

  *D. Approval of Minutes

Minutes of July 11, July 18 and July 22, 2013

Planning Board Action/Decision: Approved.


Item 2

White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan –Worksession #6: Implementation/Staging and Outstanding Issues

N. Sturgeon

Staff Recommendation: Discuss and provide guidance to staff
12:10 pm LUNCH
Item 3 Closed Session

D. Lieb

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

Item 4 Closed Session

W. Gries

Pursuant to State Government Article Annotated Code of Maryland Section 10-508 (a) (3) to consider the acquisition of real property for a Commission purpose and matters relating thereto
Item 5 Reconsideration of Preliminary Plan Amendment No. 12012007A – The Bethesda Center

D. Lieb

The Bethesda Center approved by the Planning Board on March 1, 2012, with regard to condition No. 18b as it pertains to the Project’s Policy Area Mobility Review (“PAMR”) requirements.

Item 6 Roundtable Discussion


Park Director's Report
Item 7 Parks’ Capital Improvements Program, Worksession 1 – Review projects for inclusion in the FY15-20 CIP

C. Morgan

Staff Recommendation: Discuss and Provide Guidance to Staff
Item *8 Darcars at Montgomery Industrial Park Lot 33: Limited Site Plan Amendment No. 81994026B - CONTINUED TO SEPTEMBER 19TH


C. Myers

Replacement of an existing outdoor automobile storage/display area with a 2,505-square foot, one-story addition for automotive service uses in the I-1 Zone within the US 29/Cherry Hill Road Employment Area Overlay Zone; located on the south side of Prosperity Drive in the Fairland Master Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with conditions
3:35 pm ADJOURN