Thursday, March 26, 2020

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



REVISED: Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 8:35AM
9:00 am

PLANNING BOARD MEETING

Item 1

Consent Agenda

*A. Adoption of Resolutions

1. Blair High School PSSM at Fire Station 16 Forest Conservation Plan MR2020017 – MCPB No. 20-015

2. The Shops at Sumner Place Site Plan 820200060 MCPB No. 20-016

*B. Record Plats

 

Subdivision Plat No. 220171000, North Bethesda Office Center East
CR zone; 1 parcel; located immediately southeast of the intersection of Nicholson Lane and Huff Court; White Flint Sector Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

Subdivision Plat Nos. 220190600 and 220190610, Ashton Market
TF & CR zones; 21 lots,10 parcels; located at the intersection of Olney-Sandy Spring Road (MD 108) and Porter Road; Sandy Spring/Ashton Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

Subdivision Plat No. 220200100, Clarksburg Town Center
CRT zone; 31 lots,1 parcel; located on the east side of Clarksburg Square Road at the intersection of Harness Point Way; Clarksburg Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

Subdivision Plat No. 220200220, R.B. Detrick’s Subdivision
CRT zone; 1 lot; located on the south side of Knowles Avenue (MD 547), 220 feet west of Connecticut Avenue (MD 185); Kensington Sector Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

*C. Other Consent Items

809 Easley Street, Preliminary Plan No. 120200010, Extension Request No. 2

CRN 0.5 C 0.5 R 0.25 H35 zone, 0.17 acres, Request to extend review period from March 26, 2020 to May 29, 2020; located on the north side of Easley Street approximately 300 feet east of Fenton Street; 2000 Silver Spring Central Business District Sector Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval of Extension

M. Folden

*D. Approval of Minutes

Minutes of February 27 and March 5, 2020

Item 2

Roundtable Discussion

Planning Director’s Report

Item 3

FY21 Operating Budget Discussion on the County Executive Recommendation

J. Kroll

Item 4

Revised Park Facility Plan: Acorn Urban Park

Facility plan for the renovation of a 0.3-acre park, located at 8075 Newell Street, Silver Spring CBD Sector Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approve the revised facility plan and cost estimate

C. Chen

REMOVED

Item 14

CLOSED SESSION

According to MD ANN Code, General Provisions Article, Sections 3-305(b)(7) and (9) to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice and consider matters relating to collective bargaining negotiations

ADDED

Item 5

Veterans Park Civic Green

Authorization to acquire 0.26 acres, more or less, improved, from The Charles H. Goldberg Family Trust and Bettie Goldberg GST Tax Exempt Trust located at 7800 and 7810 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda MD 20814
Staff Recommendation: Approval

B. Sandberg

Item 6

Proposed Zoning Text Amendment: Overlay Zones – Clarksburg East & West Environmental – Exemptions

The Proposed ZTA amends the Montgomery County Zoning Ordinance to clarify that any master-planned bikeway is exempt from the overlay zones’ impervious surface restrictions.
Staff Recommendation: Transmit to County Council requesting Introduction.

G. Russ

Item 7

2020-2024 Subdivision Staging Policy (SSP): Growth Status and Trends

In this briefing, Planning staff will review the latest trends in the county’s population, households, and employment. This will include an overview of (1) the pace and pattern of growth, (2) real estate trends, and (3) current growth forecasts.
Staff Recommendation: Receive briefing and provide comments

P. Zorich/C.Blackford

12:35 pm

LUNCH

1:35 pm

PLANNING BOARD MEETING CONTINUES

Item *8

Olney Theatre Center, Site Plan Amendment No. 82001022A

Request to build a 3,393 square foot addition to the existing Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab, located at 2001 Olney-Sandy Spring Road, approximately 60 feet west of Doctor Bird Road, PCC zone, 10.6 acres, 2005 Olney Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

J. Casey

Item *9

MR2020006: PSSM at Black Rock

A Mandatory Referral filed by Montgomery County Department of Technology Services to construct a 250 foot self-support tower at 17410 Black Rock Rd in Germantown. This tower is part of the County’s Public Safety System Modernization (PSSM) Project to provide adequate radio coverage in several areas in the County the new base stations are sited and designed to provide complete and effective coverage according to a ‘95/95’ coverage mandate: 95% coverage reliability in 95% of the County service area.

Part A – Preliminary/Final Forest Conservation Plan MR2020006
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditons

ATTACHMENT A – NRI

ATTACHMENT B – FCP

ATTACHMENT C – VARIANCE REQUEST

Part B – Mandatory Referral MR2020006
Staff Recommendation: Staff recommends approval of the Mandatory Referral with comments to be transmitted to Montgomery County Department of Technology Services

ATTACHMENT A – MR

ATTACHMENT B – COUNCIL RESOLUTION 

J. Penn

Item *10

Kiddie Academy Preliminary Plan Amendment 12001077A

CR-1.5 C-1.0 R-1.5 H-60 T, 0.59 acres, Request to convert the existing structure from a veterinary hospital to a child care center for up to 191 children. Associated changes include proposed vehicular access within a 20-foot ROW alley, conversion of public use space to private use, changes to onsite parking, stormwater management and landscaping; located on Sligo Avenue, 100 feet northeast of Fenton Street; within the 2000 Silver Spring CBD Sector Plan Area.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

M. Fuster

Item 11

Silver Spring Downtown Plan – Scope of Work

The Silver Spring Downtown Plan is an update to the 2000 Silver Spring CBD Sector Plan. Present Scope of Work.
Staff Recommendation: Approve Scope of Work and Plan Boundary

A. Margolies

Item 12

ELP Bethesda at Rock Spring

A. ELP Bethesda at Rock Spring, Local Map Amendment No. H-135: Request to rezone the property from CR-1.5, C-0.75, R-0.75, H-150 to CRF-1.5, C-0.75, R-1.5, H-150 for a Continuing Care Retirement Community with up to 1300 independent dwelling units, 210 assisted living/memory care units, 50 skilled nursing units, and up to 15,000 square feet of commercial space; located at 10400 Fernwood Drive, Bethesda; on approximately 33.64 acres within the 2018 Rock Spring Sector Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Recommend approval with comments to the Hearings Examiner

(Planning Board recommendation for hearing by Hearing Examiner on April 17, 2020.)

*B. ELP Bethesda at Rock Spring, Preliminary Forest Conservation Plan No. H-135: Request for construction of a Continuing Care Retirement Community with up to 1300 independent dwelling units, 210 assisted living/memory care units, 50 skilled nursing units, and up to 15,000 square feet of commercial space; located at 10400 Fernwood Drive, Bethesda; CR-1.5, C-0.75, R-0.75, H-150 Zone; on approximately 33.64 acres within the 2018 Rock Spring Sector Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

E. Tettelbaum/S. Findley

Item 13

Shady Grove Sector Plan Minor Master Plan Amendment

Staff Recommendation: Approve the Working Draft of the Shady Grove Sector Plan Minor Master Plan Amendment as the Public Hearing Draft and set the public hearing date for May 14, 2020.

ATTACHMENT

N. Yearwood

5:50 pm

ADJOURN