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Thursday, December 16, 2021

9:00AM, Meeting will be live-streamed via www.montgomeryplanningboard.org.



REVISED: Wednesday, December 15, 2021 - 12:11PM
9:00 am

PLANNING BOARD MEETING

Item 1

Consent Agenda

*A. Adoption of Resolutions

J&M Andrews Farms Subdivision Plan No. 620190110 – MCPB No. 21-132

*B. Record Plats

Subdivision Plat No. 220220040, Chevy Chase, Section 4
R-60 zone; 1 lot; located on the north side of Stanford Street, 175 feet east of Ridgewood Avenue; Bethesda – Chevy Chase Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval

Subdivision Plat No. 220220100, Springfield
R-60 zone; 1 lot; located on the north side of Parkston Road, 150 feet east of Springfield Road; Bethesda – Chevy Chase Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval

*C. Other Consent Items

4 Bethesda Metro Center, Sketch Plan Amendment 32018011A

CR 8.0 C 8.0 R 7.5 H 210 & CR 8.0 C 8.0 R 7.5 H 290; 4.34 acres; Request to extend the Sketch Plan’s eligible period to submit a Site Plan by three years, from October 17, 2021 to October 17, 2024; located at the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and Old Georgetown Road; 2017 Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

G. Bogdan

MR2022006 Mandatory Referral, Pepco – Brighton

Proposal to replace an existing 200’ self-support tower with a new 250’ self-support tower and associated ground equipment for Pepco’s communication system. The 231.76-acre property is located at 1300 Brighton Dam Road, 1,200 feet west of New Hampshire Avenue, is zoned RC, within the 2005 Olney Master Plan area.

Staff Recommendation: Transmit Comments to Pepco

K. Nelson

Appointment of Erin White, C.P.A. as Public Member of the Audit Committee

ADDED

*D. Approval of Minutes

Minutes of November 18 and December 2, 2021

Item 2

Roundtable Discussion

Planning Director’s Report

 

9:30 am

CLOSED SESSION

Item 11

According to MD. Ann. Code, General Provisions Article, Section 3-305(b)(8) to consult with staff, consultants, or other individuals about pending or potential litigation, and Section 3-305(b)(7) to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice. Topic to be discussed: Accessibility.

E. Vaias

10:00 am

PLANNING BOARD MEETING CONTINUES

Item *3

Meadowvale, Site Plan No. 820210100 Site Plan

Request to construct eleven townhouse, seven single-family detached houses, and one existing single-family dwelling to remain; including landscaping for common open space, finalizing the streetscape for Bell Tower Drive, and providing the hardscape details for the pedestrian connection to Nike Missile Park; located at 18857 Cross Country Lane, Gaithersburg, MD, 20879; on approximately 5.17 acres of land zoned R-200/TDR 5.0 & R-90/TDR 5.0; within 1985 Gaithersburg Vicinity Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval and Adoption of Resolution

T. Leftwich

Item *4

7000 Wisconsin Avenue Site Plan Amendment, No. 82020009A

Site Plan Amendment No. 82020009A: Request to reduce the overall density from 210,000 square feet to 196,744 square feet, which will consist of 189,000 square feet of multi-family residential uses and 7,744 square feet of commercial uses. This reduction in density results in a maximum of 181 multi-family dwelling units, with 32 MPDUs. The proposal results in a reduction of the previously requested and approved BOZ Density, which reduces the associated Park Impact Payment. The Amendment also proposes reducing the total parking spaces provided on-site from 139 spaces to 124 spaces and other minor revisions to the landscape and architectural plans; Located at 7000 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, 0.71 acres; CR-3.0, C-3.0, R-2.75, H-120 zone; 2017 Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

ATTACHMENTS

K. Mencarini

Item 5

4910-4920 Strathmore Avenue, Local Map Amendment H-143 and Preliminary Forest Conservation Plan

A. Local Map Amendment No. H-143
Request to rezone approximately 15.36 acres from R-60 to CRNF 0.75, C 0.25, R 0.75, H 50 (Commercial Residential Neighborhood-Floating) to allow for the future development of up to 125 single family attached dwelling units (including a minimum of 15% MPDUs), a residential care facility with up to 145-beds, and new open space; located in Kensington along the south side of Strathmore Avenue east of Rockville Pike; 1992 North Bethesda/ Garrett Park Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Transmit comments to the Montgomery County Hearing Examiner

B. Preliminary Forest Conservation Plan No. H-143
Forest Conservation Plan and Tree Variance Request to remove and impact specimen trees associated with the future development of up to 125 single family attached dwelling units (including a minimum of 15% MPDUs), a residential care facility with up to 145-beds, and new open space; located in Kensington along the south side of Strathmore Avenue east of Rockville Pike; 1992 North Bethesda/ Garrett Park Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

T. Graham/S. Findley

Item *7

Village at Cabin Branch Phase 2: Site Plan No. 82020015A

Amendment to add Phase 2 with 125 multi-family dwelling units and 12,900 SF daycare facility on 8.4 acres, and to revise Phase 1 by decreasing the retail uses on Little Seneca Parkway to 6,000 SF; located at the southeast quadrant of the intersection of Cabin Branch Avenue and Little Seneca Parkway; 8.9 acres; MXPD zone; 1994 Clarksburg Master Plan & Hyattstown Special Study Area.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

J. Server

1:15 pm

LUNCH

2:15 pm

PLANNING BOARD MEETING CONTINUES

Item 8

MR2021035 Mandatory Referral Stonegate Elementary School

A. Final Forest Conservation Plan No. MR2021035
Proposed new elementary school, approximately 84,130 SF building, play areas and associated infrastructure to replace existing school on a 10.26-acre property; located at 14801 Notley Road, approximately 15 feet east of Fieldstone Road in Silver Spring, MD; Parcel C and Parcel D, (Tax Account No. 00366856 and 00366867), R-200 Zone, 1997 Cloverly Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

B. Mandatory Referral No. MR2021035
Proposed new elementary school, approximately 84,130 SF building, play areas and associated infrastructure to replace existing school on a 10.26-acre property; located at 14801 Notley Road, approximately 15 feet east of Fieldstone Road in Silver Spring, MD; Parcel C and Parcel D, (Tax Account No. 00366856 and 00366867), R-200 Zone, 1997 Cloverly Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval and Transmit Comments to MCPS

J. Penn

Item 9

Silver Spring Downtown and Adjacent Communities Plan Work Session 2

A. Margolies

5:35 pm

DINNER

6:35 pm

PLANNING BOARD MEETING CONTINUES

Item 10

Corridor Forward: the I-270 Transit Plan Work Session No. 1

Staff Recommendation: Discussion and provide guidance to staff.

ATTACHMENT 1 – Summary of Public Comments

ATTACHMENT 2 – Public Comments Received

P. Reed/J. McGowan

9:35 pm

ADJOURN

PUBLIC NOTICE

Planning Board Seeks Public Comments on Seven
Administrative Sewer and Water Category Change Requests

The Planning Board will hear testimony and consider recommendations for the water and sewer category change requests (WSSCR) listed below on Thursday December 23, 2021. The applications request that community water and/or sewer service be extended to these properties.

A public hearing for these administrative cases will be facilitated via telephone conference on January 5, 2022 at 1:00 pm by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Planning Board recommendations for these cases will be presented to the County Executive before final decision.

 Case Number

Applicant/Owner and Property Location

Master Plan Area

WSCCR 22-CLO-02A

AC Electric, LLC

17725 Norwood Road

Cloverly

WSCCR 22-CLO-03A

James Lehman

17820 New Hampshire Avenue

Cloverly

WSCCR 22-DAM-01A

Paul Perez

24551 Woodfield Road

Damascus

WSCCR 22-DAM-02G

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission

9700 Block of Woodfield Road

Damascus

WSCCR 22-DAM-03A

Barry and Teri Brake

11000 Block of Locust Drive

Damascus

WSCCR 22-PAX-01A

Frederick & Jacqueline Kruhm

15000 Block of Kruhm Road

Fairland

WSCCR 22-TRV-02A

Jose Carrillo

12717 Maidens Bower Drive

Potomac

The staff report for the water and sewer category change request will be posted on the Planning Board’s website one week prior to the meeting: https://www.montgomeryplanningboard.org/agendas/. Contact Katherine Nelson at 301-495-4622 or Katherine.Nelson@montgomeryplanning.org.
See also DEP’s website www.montgomerycountymd.gov/waterworks or call 240-777-7700.

Written comments are also welcomed if submitted at least 24 hours prior to the Planning Board Hearing. Emails or letter may be sent to:
Chair, Casey Anderson
Montgomery County Planning Board
2425 Reedie Drive 14th Floor
Wheaton, MD 20902
mcp-chair@mncppc-mc.org