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REVISED: Wednesday, October 25, 2023 - 9:54AM
9:00 am



Item 1


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: Parks Director Position

E. Vaias

11:15 am


12:30 pm


Item 2

Preliminary Matters

*A. Adoption of Resolutions

*B. Approval of Minutes

*C. Other Preliminary Matters


Resolution to Reappoint Erin White, CPA, as Public Member of the Audit Committee.

Staff Recommendation Approval of Resolution

A. Harris

Item 3

Record Plats (Public Hearing)

Item 4

Regulatory Extension Requests (Public Hearing)

12700 Travilah Road: Preliminary Plan No. 120220120 – Regulatory Extension Request No. 2

Request to extend the regulatory review period from October 16, 2023 to January 18, 2024; Application to create seven lots for seven single-family detached units; located at 12700 Travilah Rd. Potomac; RE-2 zone; 16.03 acres; 2002 Potomac Subregion Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval of the extension request

A. Duprey

Clarksburg Town Center

Project Plan Amendment No. 91994004E: Regulatory Review Extension Request No. 2 -Preliminary Plan Amendment No. 11995042E & Site Plan Amendment No. 82007022I: Regulatory Review Extension Request No. 1

Request to extend the regulatory review period by three months until January 25, 2024. Application to amend a Project Plan, Preliminary Plan and Site Plan to allow three multi-family buildings, commercial retail buildings, and associated amenities; south quadrant of Clarksburg Square Road and Saint Clair Road, Clarksburg; CRT-0.75 C-0.25 R-0.5 H-65; 1994 Clarksburg Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval of the extension request

Item 4 – Additional Correspondence

P. Estes

Item 5

Roundtable Discussion

Parks Director’s Report

Item 6

White Flint Civic Green Urban Park (Public Testimony Accepted)

Authorization to acquire 40,630 square feet of land, more or less, improved, from Jemal’s Norman EMCO L.L.C., located at 11611 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville, MD 20852

Staff Recommendation: Approval and Adoption of Resolution

B. Sandberg

Item 7

Home Away From Home Pet Care: Conditional Use No. CU202405 (Public Hearing)

Request to transmit comments to the Hearing Examiner on a proposed Conditional Use for an Animal Boarding and Care pursuant to the 2014 Montgomery County Zoning Ordinance Sections (Specific Conditions) and (General Conditions) at 24432 Ridge Road, Damascus; 3.20; RE-2C Zone; Damascus Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval to transmit comments to the Hearings Examiner

M. Beall

Item 9

Briefing on the Master Plan for Historic Preservation; Historic Site & District Designations; Locational Atlas and Index of Historic Sites; and other items

Staff Recommendation: Brief the Planning Board

R. Ballo/J. Liebertz

Item 10

Resolution of Adoption for the Pedestrian Master Plan

Staff Recommendation: Approve the Resolution of Adoption for Transmittal to the Full Commission and receive briefing on changes made to the plan document after transmittal of the Planning Board Draft

Item 10:  Attachment A – MCPB Resolution Number 23-107 – MNCPPC Resolution Number 23-22

Item 10: Attachment B – County Council Resolution 

E. Glazier

Item 8

Silver Spring Downtown & Adjacent Communities Plan Public Open Space Fee-in-lieu Contribution Briefing (Public Testimony Accepted)

The 2022 Silver Spring Downtown & Adjacent Communities (SSDAC) Plan, Section 4.1.12, recommends that “For any Optional Method development project required to provide public open space on a site not recommended for a new public space in the Sector Plan, the Plan recommends that in lieu of on-site open space, applicants contribute to the creation of new and improvement of existing public parks recommended by the Sector Plan.”
Staff will present a proposed formula and methodology for the calculation of those contributions.
Staff Recommendation: Approve the proposed SSDAC Plan Public Open Space Fee-in-lieu Contribution Formula and future rate adjustment methodology.

Item 8 – Additional Correspondence

H. Coppola

4:15 pm