Thursday, July 18, 2019

9:00AM, MRO AUDITORIUM



REVISED: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 - 5:35PM
9:00 am

PLANNING BOARD MEETING

MRO AUDITORIUM
Item 1

Consent Agenda

*A. Adoption of Resolutions

1. 9615 Medical Center Drive Site Plan 82010009C – MCPB No. 19-099

2. Avalon Residential Site Plan 820190070 – MCPB No. 19-074

*B. Record Plat

 

Subdivision Plat No. 220141240, Goshen Heritage
RE-2 zone; 4 lots; located on the west side of Goshen School Road, 450 feet north of Goshen Valley Drive; Agriculture and Rural Open Space Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

*C. Other Consent Items

 

21627 Ripplemead Drive, Laytonsville: Forest Conservation Plan Amendment 11996071C (In response to a Forest Conservation Violation)

Request to remove 0.36 acres of Category 1 Conservation Easement and to replace with 0.72 acres of credit offsite. Located approximately 2,670 feet east of Riggs Road; Olney Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

ATTACHMENTS

M. Pfefferle 

Correction of Resolution for Preliminary Plan 120190020, MCPB No. 19-063, Windridge Winery 

Corrections to this resolution have become necessary to reflect Planning Board revisions, whereby Condition number 8(c) was corrected at the Planning Board to reflect the appropriate site development timing, Condition 11 was not also adjusted to meet the same site development timing.
Staff Recommendation: Approval and Adoption of Resolution

J. Penn 

Walt Whitman High School Mandatory Referral MR2019022

R-90 zone, 25.16 acres, Request to construct a three-story classroom addition, parking lot, drop-off loop and ADA upgrades; located in the northeast quadrant of existing school site at 7100 Whittier Blvd Bethesda. 1990 Bethesda-Chevy Chase Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Transmit comments to Montgomery County Public Schools

J. Marcolin

Westfield Montgomery, Preliminary Plan 12005018C and Site Plan 82005003E, Regulatory Extension Request #2

Request to extend the regulatory review period from July 18, 2019 to July 16, 2020; for redevelopment of a portion of the property with up to 1,840,421 square feet of commercial development, up to 831,270 square feet of residential development (717 dwelling units), and structured parking; located at 7101 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda; on approximately 59.45 acres of land zoned GR-1.5, H-45 and Regional Shopping Center Overlay Zone; within the 2018 Rock Spring Sector Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval of the Extension Request

E. Tettelbaum

Rock Spring Centre, Preliminary Plan Amendment No. 11998092C, Regulatory Extension Request #1

Request to extend the regulatory review period from July 25, 2019 to January 16, 2020; for resubdivision into 25 lots and parcels for up to 1,049,900 square feet of non-residential and up to 1,250 dwelling units; located at the northwest corner of the intersection of Old Georgetown Road and Rock Spring Drive, Bethesda; on approximately 53.4 acres of land zoned CR-1.5, C-0.75, R-1.0, H-275 and CR-1.5, C-0.75, R-0.75, H-275 zone (but reviewed under the standards of the MXPD Zone in the Zoning Ordinance in effect prior to October 30, 2014); within the 2018 Rock Spring Master Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval of the Extension Request
E. Tettelbaum

*D. Approval of Minutes

Minutes of June 27, 2019

Item 2

Roundtable Discussion

Planning Director’s Report

 

Item * 3

8101 Glenbrook Road

A. Preliminary Plan No. 12016001A, 8101 Glenbrook Road, CR 3.0 C 3.0 R 3.0 H 120 and Bethesda Overlay zones, 0.59 acres, Request to replace 21,200 square feet of office uses with 21,200 square feet of child daycare uses, located at the northeast quadrant of the intersection of Glenbrook Road and Rugby Avenue; 2017 Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution
B. Site Plan No. 81981081A, 8101 Glenbrook Road, CR 3.0 C 3.0 R 3.0 H 120 and Bethesda Overlay zones, 0.59 acres, Request to replace 21,200 square feet of office uses with 21,200 square feet of child daycare uses, with associated exterior improvements, located at the northeast quadrant of the intersection of Glenbrook Road and Rugby Avenue; 2017 Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

ATTACHMENTS

K. Reilly

 

Item *4

Metro Tower & One Bethesda Center

A.Preliminary Plan No. 120190190, Metro Tower, CR 5.0 C 4.0 R 4.75 H 175 and CR 5.0 C 5.0 R 4.75 H 250 zones and the Bethesda Overlay Zone, 1.69 acres, Request for two lots, one existing commercial and residential development to remain and a second lot for up to 366 multi-family residential units and up to 11,000 square feet of non-residential development; located on the south side of Hampden Lane, between Woodmont Avenue and Wisconsin Avenue; 2017 Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions
B. Site Plan No. 820190110, Metro Tower, CR 5.0 C 5.0 R 4.75 H 250 zone and the Bethesda Overlay zone, 0.64 acres, Request for a mixed-use development with up to 400,000 total square feet, including 389,000 square feet of multi-family residential uses in 366 dwelling units, and up to 11,000 square feet of non-residential development and a request for density from the Bethesda Overlay Zone; located in the southwest quadrant of the intersection of Hampden Lane and Wisconsin Avenue; 2017 Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions
C. Project Plan Amendment No. 91983005B, One Bethesda Center, CR 5.0 C 4.0 R 4.75 H 175 zones and the Bethesda Overlay Zone, 1.05 acres, Request to reduce the site area by approximately 6,815 square feet, remove an existing two story building, modify the existing plaza, including decommissioning of two existing Public Art features; located in the northeast quadrant of the intersection of Woodmont Avenue and Elm Street in Bethesda; 2017 Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions
D. Site Plan Amendment No. 81984006B, One Bethesda Center, CR 5.0 C 4.0 R 4.75 H 175 zones and the Bethesda Overlay Zone, 1.05 acres, Request to reduce the site area by approximately 6,815 square feet, remove an existing two story building, modify the existing plaza, including decommissioning of two existing Public Art features; located in the northeast quadrant of the intersection of Woodmont Avenue and Elm Street in Bethesda; 2017 Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

M. Fuster

Item *5

8000 Wisconsin Avenue

A. Sketch Plan Amendment No. 32018012A, 8000 Wisconsin Avenue, CR 3.0 C 3.0 R 2.75 H 175 zone and CR 5.0 C 5.0 R 5.0 H 175 zone, 0.94 acres, Request to update allocation of Bethesda Overlay Zone density to reflect previously exempt MPDU density; located on Wisconsin Avenue approximately 100 feet south of the intersection with Cordell Avenue; Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval and Adoption of Resolution 
B. Preliminary Plan No. 120190060, 8000 Wisconsin Avenue, CR 3.0 C 3.0 R 2.75 H 175 zone and CR 5.0 C 5.0 R 5.0 H 175 zone, 0.94 acres, Request for 430,000 square feet of development including up to 410,000 square feet of multi-family residential use with 25 percent MPDUS and up to 20,000 square feet of non-residential uses; and a payment of the Park Impact Payment through the Bethesda Overlay Zone; located on Wisconsin Avenue approximately 100 feet south of the intersection with Cordell Avenue; Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution
C. Site Plan No. 820190040, 8000 Wisconsin Avenue, CR 3.0 C 3.0 R 2.75 H 175 zone and CR 5.0 C 5.0 R 5.0 H 175 zone, 0.94 acres, Request for 430,000 square feet of development including up to 410,000 square feet of multi-family residential use with 25 percent MPDUS and up to 20,000 square feet of non-residential uses; and a payment of the Park Impact Payment through the Bethesda Overlay Zone; located on Wisconsin Avenue approximately 100 feet south of the intersection with Cordell Avenue; Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

M. Folden 

Item 6

Park Facility Plan: Silver Spring Intermediate Neighborhood Park 

Facility Plan for the renovation of a 3.6-acre park, located at 7801 Chicago Avenue, Takoma Park Master Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approve facility plan and cost estimate

W. Huang

Item 7

Amendments to the FY20 Capital Budget and FY19-24 Capital Improvements Program, WMATA Property Acquisition

a. Transfer of Montgomery County GO Bond Appropriation from Legacy Open Space (P018710) to Acquisition: Non-Local Parks (P998798), $6,800,000
b. Special Appropriation: Acquisition: Non-Local Parks (P998798), $1,960,000

Staff Recommendation: Approval

B. Sandberg/C. Morgan

Item 8

McCrillis Gardens Special Park

Authorization to acquire 0.97 acres, more or less, improved, from The Janet E. Lanman Revocable Trust, located at 9120 Burdette Road, Bethesda, MD 20817
Staff Recommendation: Approval

B. Sandberg

Item 9

Wheaton Urban Recreational Park

Authorization to acquire 3.83 acres, more or less, unimproved, from WMATA located at 11507 Georgia Avenue, Wheaton, MD 20902
Staff Recommendation: Approval

B. Sandberg

12:35 pm

LUNCH

Item 18

CLOSED SESSION

According to MD ANN Code, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(13), to comply with a specific constitutional, statutory, or judicially imposed requirement that prevents public disclosures about a particular proceeding or matter. The topic to be discussed: Approval of Closed Session Minutes.

J. Parsons

MOVED FROM JULY 11 AGEDNDA

1:35 pm

PLANNING BOARD MEETING CONTINUES

MRO AUDITORIUM
Item 19

Community Gardens Program Briefing and Site Suitability Strategy

M. Nelson

REMOVED

Item *10

7000 Wisconsin Avenue, Sketch Plan No. 320190090

CR 3.0 C 3.0 R 2.75 H 120 zone and the Bethesda Overlay zone, 0.46 acres, Request for up to 182,000 square feet of total development with up to 200 multifamily residential dwelling units, up to 15,000 square feet of non-residential uses with a request of density from the Bethesda Overlay Zone; located at 7000 Wisconsin Avenue; 2017 Bethesda Downtown Sector Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

ATTACHMENTS 

S. Dickel 

Item 11

MARC Rail Communities Sector Plan—Sectional Map Amendment

Request Approval to Transmit the Marc Rail Communities Sector Plan Sectional Map Amendment (SMA) to the County Council

R. Duke 

Item *12

Pleasant Grove Community Church, Site Plan No. 820190010

Application for the construction of an 8,600 square foot religious institution with up to 200 seats; located 700 feet west of Johnson Drive; 4.02 acres; R-200 zone; 2006 Damascus Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

J. Casey 

Item 13

Congressional Country Club: Final Forest Conservation Plan Amendment No. CBA 1206

Amendment to make modifications to the “Blue Course”, including site grading, limits of disturbance, and forest conservation, resulting in the removal of existing conservation easements and a tree variance request, located at 8500 River Road, in the southeast quadrant of the intersection of River Road and Bradley Blvd., Bethesda; 357.80 acres, RE-2 Zone, 2002 Potomac Subregion Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with conditions and Adoption of Resolution

M. Kishter

Item *14

Washington Adventist Hospital, Site Plan Amendment No. 82008021J

Request to amend multiple conditions of the previous site plan approval regarding the timing of the completion of amenities; addition of the approved Grade Establishment Plan for Master Plan Street B-5 to the Site Plan; location of the two initial bus shelters to be installed along Plum Orchard Drive; located on the west side of Plum Orchard Drive, approximately 400 feet southwest of Broadbirch Drive; on approximately 44.86 acres, zoned LSC; within the 2014 White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

T. Graham

Item *15

East Village at North Bethesda Gateway, Site Plan No. 82014018A

Request to reduce the number of Phase 1A dwelling units from 382 to 335 and retail space from up to 20,000 square feet to 5,000 square feet; revise streetscape of Nicholson Lane; reduce the number of Phase 1A parking spaces from 416 to 244 and change parking from underground to above-ground within the envelope of the building; update stormwater, green area, and public benefit points; located at the southeast quadrant of Nicholson Lane and Huff Court, Rockville; on approximately 5.12 acres of land zoned CR-3.0, C-1.5, R-2.5, H-200, within the 2010 White Flint Sector Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

P. Smith 

Item *16

12500 Ardennes Avenue, Sketch Plan No. 320180200

 Request for a 149,134 square foot multi-family building (198,718 square feet with replacement MPDU and WFHU density, 225 units, 15% MPDUs), including structured parking, street activating public open space and private amenity uses; located at the southwest quadrant of the intersection of Ardennes Avenue and Twinbrook Parkway; on approximately 1.73 acres of land zoned CR-2.0, C-1.5, R-2.0, H-145T; within the 2009 Twinbrook Sector Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions 

A. Lindsey

Item 17

Draft Urban Design Guidelines for Rock Spring and White Flint 2 Sector Plans – Work Session 2

Staff Recommendation: Review and approve the Draft Urban Design Guidelines for the Rock Spring and White Flint 2 Sector Plans.

ATTACHMENT 1 – Draft Designs Guidelines

ATTACHMENT 2 – Correspondence

A. Sharma/L. Estrada

6:15 pm

ADJOURN