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REVISED: Friday, October 27, 2023 - 3:24PM
10:00 am


Item 1

Preliminary Matters

*A. Adoption of Resolutions

  1. 2115 East Jefferson Street Preliminary Plan No. 120230100 – MCPB No. 23-104

2. 2115 East Jefferson Street Site Plan No. 820230080 – MCPB No. 23-105

3. 2115 East Jefferson Street Forest Conservation Plan No. F20230220 – MCPB No. 23-106

*B. Approval of Minutes

*C. Other Preliminary Matters

Item 2

Record Plats (Public Hearing)

Subdivision Plat No. 220230480, Montco Addition to Damascus
RE-2C zone; 2 lots; located on the north side of Bethesda Church Road, approximately 2,800 feet west of Ridge Road (MD 27); Damascus Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

Subdivision Plat No. 220240150 Creekside at Cabin Branch
RNC zone; 3 lots,1 parcel; located on the west side of Clarksburg Road (MD 121), opposite Dowitcher Way; Clarksburg Ten Mile Creek Amendment Area.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

Item 3

Regulatory Extension Requests (Public Hearing)

Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center & MHP-Amherst Sketch Extension Request No 1: Request to extend the regulatory review period for Mandatory Referral N0. MR2023015 and Sketch Plan No. 320230030 for two months, from October 24, 2023 to December 24, 2023.

A. Mandatory Referral MR2023015: Show the site selection of the Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center (“WACC”) and the corresponding disposition of the land at 11507 Georgia Avenue.

B. Sketch Plan 320230030: Request to build two mixed use buildings and 39 townhouses; establishes the location of the future WACC on the site; creates new roads, opens spaces and amenity areas; and shows the location of the future parkland. The overall density is 1.58 FAR for a total of 470,000 sq. ft. to include 420,000 sq.ft. of residential uses (including a minimum of 25% MPDUs) and 55,000 sq.ft. of commercial uses residential uses; on approximately 6.14 acres.  CR-2.0, C-1.5, R-1.5, H-75; located within the Wheaton Downtown Area, north of Blueridge Avenue,and extends from Georgia Avenue on the west and Elkins Street on the east; within the 2012 Approved and Adopted Wheaton CBD and Vicinity Sector Plan area.

Staff recommendation: Approval of the extension request

T. Leftwich

Brickyard Estates: Administrative Subdivision Plan No. 620230150 & Forest Conservation Plan No. F20230390 – Regulatory Extension Request No. 2

Request to extend the regulatory review period from November 2, 2023, to January 25, 2024; Application to create three lots for three single-family detached units; located at 7601 Brickyard Road, Potomac; RE-2 zone; 6.64 acres; 2002 Potomac Subregion Master Plan.
Staff Recommendation: Approval of the extension request

A. Duprey

Item 4

Conditional Use No. CU202402: Axcobar Tree Care (Public Hearing)

A. Forest Conservation Plan No. F20230310: Preliminary/Final Forest Conservation Plan

B. Conditional Use No. CU202402: Request to transmit comments to the Hearing Examiner on a conditional use application to operate a Landscape Contractor pursuant to Montgomery County Zoning Ordinance Sections 59-7.3.1.E (General Conditions) and (Specific Conditions) at 20108 Zion Road, Gaithersburg; R-200 Zone; 2005 Olney Master Plan.

J. Penn

Item 5

Takoma Park Minor Master Plan Amendment Work Session 2

M. Williams

1:00 pm


Item 7



According to MD ANN Code, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(7), to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice; and (8) consult with staff, consultants, or other individuals about pending or potential litigation. Topic: Potential litigation.


Item 6


According to the MD Ann Code, General Provisions Article, § 3-305(b)(1), to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of an appointee, employee, or official over whom it has jurisdiction; or any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals.

Topic to be discussed: Park’s Director Position

E. Vaias

6:00 pm


6:00 pm


Joint meeting of the Montgomery County Planning Board and Historic Preservation Commission