Montgomery County Planning Board Agenda

Thursday, October 10, 2002, 9:30 A.M.

8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3760 301-495-4600, www .mc-mncppc.org

The following time schedule is an estimate subject to change without notice, depending on the circumstances affecting each item. On individual agenda items, public testimony is accepted unless otherwise noted and italics indicate staff's recommendation for Board action. For information about meetings in progress, call (301) 495-1333. For other information, call 301-495-4600 or the TTY (teletypewriter used by people with hearing or speech impairments) at (301) 495-1331. The Planning Board encourages the participation of individuals with disabilities in all its programs and services; Meeting agendas and other planning and parks information are available on the Internet.

9:30 a.m.    GENERAL MEETING (Third Floor Conference Room, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring)

A. Administrative Items

B. Closed Session: Pursuant to Maryland State Code Section 10-508(a)(7) (consult with counsel to obtain legal advice)

C, Closed Session: Pursuant to Maryland State Code Section 10-508(a)(1) (to discuss personnel matters)

1:00 p.m.    PLANNING BOARD MEETING (MRO Auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring)

Roll Call

Approval of Minutes

Commissioners' Reports Directors' Reports

Reconsideration Requests

Blue Agenda - Staff Recommendations

1:15 p.m.   1.    Upper Rock Creek Area Master Plan (Public Hearing Draft) -Public Hearing.

2.     Staff Draft Amendment to the Rustic Roads Functional Master Plan, Gaithersburg Vicinity Master Plan and Clarksburg Master Plan & Hyattstown Special Study Area -Presentation and review of Staff Draft -Approve staff draft as a public hearing Draft and set public hearing date for 11/21/02 (Note: No public testimony will be taken at this time.)

3.             Water and Sewer Category Change Cases -Semi-Annual Council Submittal - Transmit comments to County Council.

4.             Board of Appeals Petition No. S-2535 (Special Exception) - print PCS/APC Realty and Equipment Company/Melvin G. & C.M. Paisley, applicants, request a special exception for a Telecommunications Facility; RDT zone; 5600 Sundown Road, Laytonsville- Approval with conditions.

5.            Mandatory Referral No. 02306-M-l Applicant is Montgomery College Board of Trustees. -Montgomery College -Germantown, Site selection for Kay Property  Acquisition -MD 118 at Golden Rod Drive, Germantown, 1-3 Approval to transmit comments to Montgomery College.

*6.            SRW-03000 -Arcola; R-90 zone; 1 lot (1 existing single family detached dwelling unit); 34,671 square feet; Southeast quadrant of intersection of Parker Avenue and Martin Avenue; Kensington/Wheaton -Grant waiver, subject to conditions.

*7.             Preliminary Plan Review No. 1-02116 and Waiver, Pursuant to Section 50-38 of the Subdivision Regulations -Hillandale (Resubdivision); R-90 zone; 2 lots (2 single family detached dwelling units); 0.7725 acres; On the west side of New Hampshire Avenue (MD 650), approximately 146 feet south of Overlook Drive; Colesvi11e/White Oak -Approval with conditions.


*8.             Preliminary Plan Review No. 1-02033A -Greenway Village at Clarksburg; (Request to revise the previous conditions of approval); PD zone; 1330 lots (1330 single family dwelling units, previously approved (167 MPDU's and 89,000 square feet commercial office); 374.08 acres; All quadrants, intersection of Skylark and Newcut Roads and south of Piedmont Road; Clarksburg & Vicinity-Approval with conditions.


*9.             Preliminary Plan Review No. 1-02107 -Quince Orchard Estates (Resubdivision); R- 200 zone; 2 lots requested (2 single family detached dwelling units (1 existing); 53,254 square feet; On the west side of Quince Orchard Road, approximately 200 feet south of Quince Valley Drive; Darnestown -Approval of one (1) lot only; Pursuant to Section 50-29(b)(2) of the Subdivision Regulations, subject to conditions.


*10.       Record Plats

5:10 p.m.             DINNER


7:30 p.m.             11.             Mandatory Referral No. 02204-NCPC-l- Perimeter Fence on the NIH Campus,

Centre Drive and Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda-Chevy Chase -Approval to Transmit Comments to the National Capital Planning Commission.

9:30 p.m.             ADJOURN

*Maryland law and the Planning Board's Rules of Procedure regarding ex parte (outside the record) conununications require all

discussion, review, and consideration of this matter take place only during the 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.


Notices and Reminders

October 8-8:00 a.m.,  Bethesda Urban Partnership Board of Directors, 7700 Old Georgetown Road, Lobby, Bethesda

 8 -4:30 p.m.,    Wheaton Urban District Committee, Mid-County Services Center, 2424 Reedie Drive, Wheaton

9-1 :30 p.m.,     Strategic Planning Fall Lecture Series: Dick Tustian & Royce Hanson, "A Historical Perspective," MRO Auditorium

9 -7:15 p.m.,     Eastern Area Recreation Advisory Board, Parkside Headquarters, 9500 Brunett Avenue, Silver Spring

9 -7:30 p.m.,     Historic Preservation Commission Meeting, MRO Auditorium

10- 9:30 a.m.,    Montgomery County Planning Board General Meeting, 3rd Floor Conference Room, MRO

10 -7:30 p.m.,    Western Area Recreation Advisory Board, Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Road, Potomac 14 -Columbus Day

14 -7:00 p.m.,    Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board, MRO Auditorium

15 -7:15 p.m.,    Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board, 2424 Reedie Drive, Wheaton 16 -10:30 a.m., Full Commission meeting, MRO Auditorium

16 -7:00 p.m.,    UpCounty Region Recreational Advisory Board, UpCounty Services Center, 12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown

16 -7 :00 P.M.,  Wheaton Redevelopment Steering Committee, #403 Redevelopment Office, 11501 Georgia Avenue, Wheaton

17 -9:30 a.m.,     Montgomery County Planning Board General Meeting, 3rd Floor Conference Room, MRO

17 -4:00 p.m.,     Downtown Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Board, 1 st Floor Conference Room, 8435 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring

17 -7:30 p.m.,     East County Action Group, 3300 Briggs Chaney Road, Silver Spring

18 -8:00 a.m.,     Silver Spring Action Group, 1109 Spring Street, Room 407, Silver Spring

18 -8 :00 a.m.,    Bethesda Transportation Solutions, Advisory Committee Meeting, 7700 Old Georgetown Road, Conference Room, Bethesda

21 -7:15 p.m.,     Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board, Mid-County Services Center, 2424 Reedie Drive, Wheaton

23 -7:30 p.m.,     Historic Preservation Commission Meeting, MRO Auditorium

24 -9:30 a.m.,     Montgomery County Planning Board, Brookside Gardens Visitors Center 24 -4:00 p.m., Downtown Silver Spring Urban District Advisory Board, 1 st Floor Conference Room, 8435 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring

28 -7:15 p.m.,      UpCounty Citizens Advisory Board, UpCounty Regional Services Center Meeting Room A, 12900 Middlebreook Road, Germantown

31 -1 :00 p.m.,     Montgomery County Planning Board General Meeting, 3rd Floor Conference Room, MRO


Planning Board Meeting on Enterprise User Fees Thursday, October 31, 2002

Montgomery Regional Office (MRO) Auditorium

8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring

Each year, the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission reviews the user fees charged at our Enterprise facilities. Staff from the Department of Park and planning, enterprise Office will present he user fees for the upcoming year to the Montgomery County Planning Board for public review and comment at this meeting. Copies of all our proposed Enterprise fees may be obtained at the Department of Park and Planning, Enterprise Office, Parkside Headquarters, 9500 Burnett Avenue, Silver Spring. For additional information, please contact Karen Warnick at (301) 650-2873.

You are invited to comment on our Enterprise fees at the Planning Board Meeting. Speakers who represent organizations will be allowed five minutes; individuals will be allowed three minutes.

If you wish to comment on the fees, please register in advance in calling (301) 650-2890.

You may submit your comments on the fees in writing prior to October 30,2002, addressed to: Mr. Derick P. Berlage, Chairman, Montgomery County Planning Board, 8787 Georgia Avenue Silver Spring, MD 20901, or fax them to him at (301) 495-1320.

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission encourages the participation of individuals with disabilities in its programs and in the use of its facilities. For accommodations, such as sign language interpretation, large print materials, assistive listening devices, etc., contact Marion Joyce at 301-495-4600 or TTY (301) 495-1331.

Community Meeting on Proposed Deer Management Plan at Northwest Branch and Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park

Wednesday, October, 30,7:30-9:30 p.m. Argyle Middle School 2400 Bel Pre Road, Silver Spring

On Wednesday, October 30,2002,20027:30-9:30 p.m. at Argyle Middle School, 2400 Bel Pre Road, Silver Spring, the Montgomery County Department of Park and Planning will hold a public meeting to present information on police-based sharpshooting activities proposed for Northwest Branch Park and Woodlawn Cultural Park to the communities surrounding these parks. This meeting will give residents an opportunity to learn of the proposed activities and comment on these prior to the Department's decision to proceed. In addition to the newly-proposed activities at Northwest Branch Park and Woodlawn Cultural Park, police-based sharpshooting will be continued at Rock Creek Regional Park in Rockville and North Branch Stream Valley Park in Derwood between January 1 and March 1,2003, Property owners adjacent to these affected parks will be notified of sharpshooting activities prior to implementation.

Additional information about the County's Deer Management Program, including the Deer Management Plan and The Deer Management Work Group's Annual Report and Recommendations for Fiscal Year 2003 is available on M-NCPPC's web site at www.mc-mncDDc.org./environrnent/deer or call (301) 949.3149.


Free Open House for All

at Schooley Mill Park

Please Join

The Patuxent Reservoirs Watershed Protection Group (PRWPG)

October 16,2002, at 6:30pm*

Featuring the wonderful music of Magpie

"Greg and Terry can show us all what a wonderful thing it can be for two voices to harmonize together.  “Pete Seeger”

6:30* Visit displays on watershed protection

7:00 Magpie -Enjoy this folk duo

7:45 Awards for watershed protection

8:00 Dessert reception

Free Native Tree for Everyone!


Directions:                 Schooley Mill Park Multipurpose Building, 12975 Hall Shop Rd, Highland, Howard County

.                               From Rt .29, take Rt. 216 West past Fulton to Hall Shop Rd. Make a left and follow to park on left.

.                               From Rt. 108 East from Montgomery Co, cross Patuxent River. Make a right onto Hall Shop Rd. Follow to park on right.

From Rt. 108 West from Clarksville, go past Rt. 216 and make next left onto Hall Shop Rd. Follow to park on right.

For Information call:  (301) 206-8067