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REVISED: Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 9:26AM


Item 1

Consent Agenda

*A. Adoption of Resolutions

1. John F. Kennedy High School Forest Conservation Plan MR2020010 – MCPB No. 20-005

2. Sandy Spring Townhomes Site Plan 82016001B – MCB No. 20-006

*B. Record Plats


Subdivision Plat No. 220200050, 220200080 & 220200090 Seven Locks Village
CRT zone; 48 lots, 12 parcels; located in the northeast quadrant of the intersection of Seven Locks Road and Tuckerman Lane; Potomac Sub-Region 2002 Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

Subdivision Plat No. 220200150, Wilks’ Addition to Kensington
IM zone; 1 lot; located on the south side of Howard Avenue, 625 feet west of the intersection with Warfield Street; Kensington Sector Plan 2010.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

*C. Other Consent Items

Hillandale Gateway, Sketch Plan Amendment No. 32018002A, Preliminary Plan No. 120190220, and Site Plan No. 820190130 Regulatory Extension Request #2

Request to extend the regulatory review period from February 27, 2020 to June 25, 2020; for redevelopment of the property with up to 463 multi-unit dwellings (155 age-restricted) and 71,939 square feet of commercial uses including a restaurant with a drive-thru; located at the southwest corner of the New Hampshire Avenue (MD 650) and Powder Mill Road intersection, Silver Spring; on approximately 6.60 acres of land zoned CRT 1.75, C-0.5, R-1.5, H-85; within the 2014 White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval of the Extension Request

T. Leftwich

Rosewood Manor Estates, Preliminary Plan Amendment No. 12006102A – Regulatory Review Extension Request No. 2

Request to extend the regulatory review period from February 27, 2020 to April 30, 2020; Application to add a new condition to extend the Preliminary Plan validity by 10 months and modify the approved driveway layout, located on the northside of Rosewood Manor Lane, approximately 1,150 feet east of Woodfield Road (MD 124); 7.87 acres; RE-1 Zone; 2004 Upper Rock Creek Area Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval

J. Casey

*D. Approval of Minutes

Item 10


Claiborne, Site Plan Amendment No. 82017008C

CR 3.0 C 3.0 R 3.0 H110’, CR 3.0 C 3.0 R 3.0 H90’, and Bethesda Overlay Zone, 0.41 acres, Request to revise Condition No. 7.a, “Affordable Housing,” to eliminate the “on-site” requirement for MPDUs; Located in the east quadrant of the intersection of Auburn Avenue and Norfolk Avenue; 2017 Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

M. Folden

Item 2

Roundtable Discussion

Planning Director’s Report

Item 3

Preliminary FY21 Operating Budget Discussion

J. Kroll

Item 4

Review of Bill 38-19: Streets and Roads – Permit to Obstruct Public Rights-of-Way – Amendments

Staff Action: Transmit comments to County Council.

 E. Glazier

Item 5

Briefing on the Environmental Guidelines Update Scope and Process

Recommendations in the Approved and Adopted 10 Mile Creek Area Limited Amendment to the Clarksburg Master Plan and Hyattstown Special Study Area necessitate updates to the Environmental Guidelines. Additional updates to reflect changes in local and State legislation since the last update in 2000 will also be included in a set of proposed updates that will be brought before the Planning Board at a future meeting. This briefing will summarize the scope of the updates to be proposed and the review and approval process.
Staff Recommendation: Receive briefing and provide comments

M. Symborski

Item 6

Zoning Text Amendment No. 20-01: Solar Collection System – AR Zone Standards

ZTA 20-01 amends the Montgomery County Zoning Ordinance to revise the Solar Collection System use standards to allow larger facilities in the AR zone; amend the provisions for Solar Collection Systems in other zones; and amend the provisions for site plan approval in the AR zone.
Staff Recommendation: Transmit Comments to County Council.
(Action required for County Council public hearing of 2/25/20)

G. Russ

Item 7

Memorandum of Understanding between M-NCPPC and Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services on Site Plan Enforcement

Staff Recommendation: Approval

J. Kaye

Item 8

Forest Conservation Law Amendments – Modifications, Corrections, and Clarifications

ATTACHMENT 1Proposed Changes to the Forest Conservation Law

ATTACHMENT 2 Notice of Forest Conservation Plans and Forest Conservation Plan Amendments

Staff Recommendation: Approve to Transmit to County Council for Introduction

K. Taddei

Item 9


Shady Grove Minor Master Plan Amendment

Staff Recommendation: Approve the Working Draft of the Shady Grove Sector Plan Amendment as the Public Hearing Draft and set the public hearing date for April 2, 2020.

N. Yearwood

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