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Thursday, January 27, 2022

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



REVISED: Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 7:47AM
9:00 am

PLANNING BOARD MEETING

Item 1

Consent Agenda

*A. Adoption of Resolutions

*B. Record Plats

Subdivision Plat No. 220210700, Woodmont
CR zone; 1 lot; located on the west side of Auburn Avenue, 100 feet south of Norfolk Avenue; Bethesda Downtown Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

*C. Other Consent Items

9615 Medical Center Drive, Site Plan Amendment No. 81999005A

Request to construct a 1,320 square foot building addition on the southern façade of Building II to accommodate an elevator. Associated site improvements also include new curb, gutter, sidewalk , and a building overhang; located at Blackwell Road, West of the intersection of Medical Center Drive and Blackwell Road; on approximately 12.52-acres of land zoned Life Sciences Center (LSC); within 2010 Great Seneca Science Corridor Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval and Adoption of the Resolution

T. Leftwich

Mt. Prospect (Hanson Farm): Site Plan Amendment No. 82017016B

Amendment to modify certain development triggers and minor modifications to stormwater, landscaping, recreation area, lighting, limits of disturbance, and forest conservation, located broadly in the northwest quadrant of the intersection of Quince Orchard Road, Dufief Mill Road, and Travilah Road; 170.7 acres, PD-2 Zone, 2002 Potomac Subregion Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

A. Gonzalez

Iglesia Vida Nueva Church: Preliminary Plan No. 120210020, Regulatory Review Extension Request No. 3

Request to extend the regulatory review period for an additional three months until May 5, 2022; Application to create one lot for a religious assembly with capacity for up to 294 persons; 4.1 acres; RE-2C Zone; located approximately 800 feet from the intersection of Old Columbia Pike and Randolph Road; 1997 Fairland Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval of the extension request

*D. Approval of Minutes

Item 2

Roundtable Discussion

Parks Director’s Report

 

Item 3

Special Exception Amendment Guidepost A, LLC (Higher Ground Education)

Special Exception Amendment No. S-2345-B: Request to transmit comments to the Hearing Examiner on a Special Exception Amendment application to reduce enrollment of an approved Child day care facility to a maximum of 180 students, extend the current hours of operation, and improve ADA accessibility of the Site at 7108 Bradley Boulevard, Bethesda; 2.41 acres; R-200 Zone; 1990 Bethesda Chevy Chase Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions (Action required for Hearing by Hearing Examiner on February 11, 2022)

ATTACHMENT A – Forest Conservation Applicability for Conditional Use Special Exceptions

ATTACHMENT B – Site Plan, Landscape Plan, Photometrics Plan, LATR Mitigation Exhibit

ATTACHMENT C – Subdivision Plat 201

ATTACHMENT D – Transportation Impact Study (July 23, 2021)

ATTACHMENT E – Agency Approval Letters 

K. Mencarini

Item *4

Takoma Junction

A. Mandatory Referral 2021019
Request for the disposition of land owned by the City of Takoma Park, NR-0.75 H-50 & Takoma Park/East Silver Spring Commercial Revitalization Overlay zones, 1.25 acres, located on the south side of Carroll Avenue at its intersection with Ethan Allen Avenue in the City of Takoma Park, 2000 Takoma Park Master Plan
B. Preliminary Plan 120190150
Request for one lot for up to 40,762 square feet of commercial uses, NR-0.75 H-50 & Takoma Park/East Silver Spring Commercial Revitalization Overlay zones, 1.25 acres, located on the south side of Carroll Avenue at its intersection with Ethan Allen Avenue in the City of Takoma Park, 2000 Takoma Park Master Plan
C. Site Plan 820190090
Request to construct a 40,762 square feet commercial building for restaurant, retail, and office, request for 15 off-street parking spaces, and request to allow a loading space within a layby along the site frontage on Carroll Avenue, NR-0.75 H-50 & Takoma Park/East Silver Spring Commercial Revitalization Overlay zones, 1.25 acres, located on the south side of Carroll Avenue at its intersection with Ethan Allen Avenue in the City of Takoma Park, 2000 Takoma Park Master Plan
Staff Recommendation: Denial

ATTACHMENT 1 

ATTACHMENT 2

ATTACHMENT 3

ATTACHMENT 4

ATTACHMENT 5 Staff Report dated September 3, 2021

ATTACHMENT 5.A

ATTACHMENT 5.B

ATTACHMENT 5.C

ATTACHMENT 5.D

ATTACHMENT 5.E

ATTACHMENT 5.F

ATTACHMENT 5.G

ATTACHMENT 5.H

ATTACHMENT 6

G. Bogdan

MOVED FROM JANUARY 27 AGENDA

Item 5

Neelsville Middle School, Mandatory Referral No. MR2022007

New school building, approximately 162,684 square feet, to replace existing Neelsville Middle School; 11700 Neelsville Church Road, Germantown, northeast quadrant of Frederick Road/Germantown Road intersection; 29.17 acres; R-200 zone; 1989 Germantown Master Plan.

Staff Recommendations:

A. Approval of Mandatory Referral with Recommendations

B. Approvl of Final Forest Conservation Plan wit Conditions

J. Pratt/J. Penn

ATTACHMENT A

ATTACHMENTS B & C

12:30 pm

LUNCH

Item 9

CLOSED SESSION

According to MD ANN Code, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(7) consult with counsel to obtain legal advice.

B. Sandberg/H. Coppola

ADDED

1:30 pm

PLANNING BOARD MEETING CONTINUES

Item 6

ELP Bethesda at Rock Spring Phase 1A, Site Plan No. 820210190

Request to construct Phase 1A with up to 928,844 sf of continuing care retirement community (CCRC) uses; located at 10400 Fernwood Rd, Bethesda; approximately 33.64 acres of land zoned CRF 1.5, C-0.75, R-1.5, H-150; within the Rock Spring Sector Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

ATTACHMENT A

ATTACHMENT B

ATTACHMENT C

ATTACHMENT D

ATTACHMENT E

ATTACHMENT F


E. Tettelbaum

MOVED FROM JANUARY 20 AGENDA

Item 7

Fenton Street Cycle Track Mandatory Referrals

A. Fenton Street Bikeway Mandatory Referral (MR2022011)
Construction of a cycle track along the west side of Fenton Street from Cameron Street to Gist Avenue.
Staff Recommendation: Approval and transmit comments to the Montgomery County Department of Transportation
B. Fenton Street at MD 410 Intersection Reconstruction (MR2022008)
Pedestrian and bicycle access and safety improvements for along Fenton Street from King Street to Gist Avenue.
Staff Recommendation: Approval and transmit comments to the Montgomery County Department of Transportation

D. Anspacher

Item 8

Fairland and Briggs Chaney Master Plan – Planning Board Briefing on Community Engagement

This briefing is an update on community engagement activities which include data summaries on Everyday Canvassing efforts, a Pedestrian Audit and the summer and fall outreach and Listening Sessions that were conducted since the approval of the Scope of Work.

P. Estes/M. Jackson/D. Zeigler

POSTPONED TO FEBRUARY 3

3:45 pm

ADJOURN