Planning Board Agenda

Thursday, October 31, 2002, 1:00 P.M.

8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD  20910-3760



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 – 


    Blue Agenda - Staff Recommendations

1:00 p.m.


GENERAL MEETING (Third Floor Conference Room, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring)



A.     Administrative Items

B.     Closed Session: Pursuant to Maryland State Government Code Annotated Section 10-508(3)(consider acquisition of real property for a public purpose 

1:25 p.m.


PLANNING BOARD MEETING  (MRO Auditorium, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring)



Roll Call

Approval of Minutes

Commissioners’ Reports

Directors’ Reports

Reconsideration Requests

1:40 p.m.


Authorization to acquire 39,200 square feet, (0.9 acres) more or less, unimproved, with Advance Land Acquisition Revolving Funds from George W. and Shirley P. Young, located at Oakmont Street and Oakmont Avenue, Washington Grove, Maryland – Approval.



Authorization to Exchange approximately 1,518 square feet of M-NCPPC Property for approximately 3,068 square feet of Homer E. Moyer, Jr. propertyApproval.



Briefing on Purple Line Light Rail and Trail Cross sections by Maryland Transit AuthorityPostponed No public testimony will be taken at this time.


Enterprise Fees  - Proposed FY04 Enterprise Fees, including Reduced Fee for Lower Income Individuals – Approval.

More Enterprise Fees



Site Plan Review No. 8-02003 – Churchill Far North Village; T-S Zone; 928,000 sf commercial office; On Crystal Rock Drive, 1,600 feet north of Kinster Drive; PA – 19 - Germantown & Vicinity - Approval with conditions. 



Preliminary Plan Review No. 1-03014 – Hillmead-Bradley Hills, Lots 100-102 (Resubdivision); 3 lots (3 single-family detached dwelling units, (1existing single family detached dwelling unit); 0.74 acres; On the south side of Greentree Road, approximately 150 feet west of Ewing Drive; Bethesda/Chevy Chase – Denial of Preliminary Plan for Three (3) Lots Pursuant to Section 50-29(b)(2).



Preliminary Plan Review No. 1-02069 – Clark-Meadows Postponed (Resubdivision); R-200 zone; 2 lots (2 single-family dwelling units); 1.06 acres; Southeast Corner of Frederick Road (MD 355) and Foreman Boulevard; Clarksburg & Vicinity – Approval with conditions Pursuant to Section 50-29(b)(2).



Preliminary Plan Review No. 1-97055A – Wheaton Christian School/Wheaton Baptist Church (request to revise the previous conditions of approval); RE-2 zone; 1 lot (Existing 12,500 square feet house of worship and private educational institution); 7.59 acres; North of Ednor Road, approximately 1,600 feet west of Woodale Drive, West of New Hampshire Avenue; Rural (Patuxent Watershed) – Approval to revise conditions.



Record Plats


5:35 P.M.




*Maryland law and the Planning Board’s Rules of Procedure regarding ex parte (outside the record) communications 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



28 -

1:30 p.m.,

Strategic Planning Fall Lecture Series: Dick Tustian & Royce Hanson, “A Historical Perspective,” MRO Auditorium


28 -

7:15 p.m.,

UpCounty Citizens Advisory Board, UpCounty Regional Services Center Meeting Room A, 12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown


31 -

9:30 a.m.,

Montgomery County Planning Board meets at Brookside Gardens Visitors Center


31 -

1:00 p.m.,

Montgomery County Planning Board General Meeting, 3rd Floor Conference Room, MRO


4 -

7:00 p.m.,

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board, MRO 3rd Floor Conference Room, 8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring


6 -

7:15 p.m.,

East County Citizens Advisory Board, 3310 Gateshead Manor Way, Silver Spring


6 -

6:30 p.m.,

Shady Grove Sector Plan Charette, Park and Planning Training Center, 16641 Crabbs Branch Way


7 -

9:30 a.m.,

Montgomery County Planning Board General Meeting, 3rd Floor Conference Room, MRO






11 -

7:00 p.m.,

Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board, Bethesda-Chevy Chase Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, 2nd floor, Bethesda


12 -

4:30 p.m.,

Wheaton Urban District Committee, Mid-County Services Center, 2424 Reedie Drive, Wheaton


13 -

1:30 p.m.,

Strategic Planning Fall Lecture Series:  Panel discussion, “The Future of the I-270 Technology Corridor and Its Relationship to the Rest of the County”


13 -

7:15 p.m.,

Eastern Area Recreation Advisory Board, Parkside Headquarters, 9500 Brunett Avenue, Silver Spring


13 -

7:30 p.m.,

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting, MRO Auditorium


14 -

9:30 a.m.,

Montgomery County Planning Board General Meeting, 3rd Floor Conference Room, MRO


14 -

7:30 p.m.,

Western Area Recreation Advisory Board, Potomac Community Center, 11315 Falls Road, Potomac


15 -

8:00 a.m.,

Bethesda Transportation Solutions, Advisory Committee Meeting, 7700 Old Georgetown Road, Conference Room, Bethesda


19 -

8:00 a.m.,

Bethesda Urban Partnership Board of Directors Meeting, 7700 Old Georgetown Road, Lobby, Bethesda


19 -

7:15 p.m.,

Mid-County Citizen’s Advisory Board, 2424 Reedie Drive, Wheaton


20 -

9:30 a.m.,

Full Commission Meeting, PRA Auditorium


20 -

7:00 p.m.,

UpCounty Regional Recreation Advisory Board Meeting, UpCounty Services Center, 12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown


20 -

7:00 P.M.,

Wheaton Redevelopment Steering Committee, #403 Redevelopment Office, 11501 Georgia Avenue, Wheaton




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.




Damascus Master Plan Update Community Meeting

To Discuss

Draft Purpose and Outreach Report


The Montgomery County Department of Park and Planning seeks input from members of the Damascus Community to understand the community perspective on the environment, zoning, transportation and community facilities.


This community forum is an excellent opportunity for individuals, as well as civic and business groups to identify issues, ideas, and community outreach strategies for consideration in the upcoming master plan process.


Community Workshop will be held:


Tuesday, November 12, 2002

7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Damascus High School

Lecture Room #121

25921 Ridge Road

For additional information contact:

Maria Martin,, (301) 495-4734 or
Malaika Abernathy,, (301) 495-1336


visit the web site:  http:/



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