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REVISED: Monday, October 25, 2021 - 5:03PM
9:00 am


Item 1

Consent Agenda

*A. Adoption of Resolutions

1. Shops at Travilah Preliminary Plan 120210090 – MCPB No. 21-096

2. Cashell Estates Preliminary Plan 12016021/a – MCPB No. 21-115

*B. Record Plats

Subdivision Plat No. 220220010, Seneca Park Senior Housing
R-90 zone; 1 parcel; located on the eastern side of Frederick Road (MD-355), 950 feet south of the intersection of Plummer Drive; Germantown Sector Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval

*C. Other Consent Items

Iglesia Vida Nueva Church: Preliminary Plan No. 120210020, Regulatory Review Extension Request No. 2

Request to extend the regulatory review period for an additional three months until February 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

A. Gonzalez

*D. Approval of Minutes

Minutes of October 14, 2021

Item 2

Roundtable Discussion

Parks Director’s Report


Item 3


FY23 Operating Budget – Follow up

J. Kroll

Item 4


Corridor Forward: The I-270 Transit Plan Working Draft

The staff will present the Working Draft of Corridor Forward.
Staff Recommendation: Approve the Working Draft of Corridor Forward: The I-270 Transit Plan as the Public Hearing Draft and schedule the public hearing date.

P. Reed/J. Cohn

Item 5

Pike and Rose Phase II, Site Plan Amendment 82013012G

Site Plan 82013012G: Request to change the building massing and architecture of Building 9, for the construction of a commercial building of up to 300,000 square feet of total development comprised of up to 288,000 square feet of office space and up to 12,000 square feet of street-level retail; Adjust the hardscape, landscape, and public art elements to reflect the revised architecture, and eliminate an existing vehicular access point from Meeting Street. Located on the northwest corner of the intersection of Rockville Pike and Meeting Street; on approximately 10.32 acres of land zoned CR-4.0 C-3.5 R-3.5 H-300; within the 2010 White Flint Sector Plan area.
Staff Recommendation: Approval with conditions and adoption of the resolution

ATTACHMENT A – Prior Approvals Combined

ATTACHMENT B – Agency Approval Combined

ATTACHMENT C – Meeting Street Easement

P. Smith

Item 6

Silver Spring Downtown & Adjacent Communities Plan – Working Draft Recommendations Presentation

ATTACHMENT – Working Draft


A. Margolies

12:00 pm


Item 16



According to MD ANN Code, General Provisions Article, §3-305(b)(10)(ii)discuss public security, if the public body determines that public discussion would constitute a risk to the public or to public security, including: the development and implementation of emergency plans and According to MD ANN Code, General Provisions Article, §3-305 (b)(15) (ii)(3), to discuss cybersecurity and network vulnerability issues.

D. Borden

1:00 pm


Item 7

2710 Washington Avenue, Administrative Subdivision Plan No. 620190130

R-60 Zone, 1.07 acres, request to create 2 single-family lots. Located on Washington Avenue, 200 feet West of Ellingson Drive.; 2000 North & West Silver Spring Master Plan
Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

M. Fuster

Item 8

Takoma Park Public Library: Mandatory Referral, No. MR2021018

Renovation/reconstruction of the public library building located at 101 Philadelphia Avenue. On 3.73 acres of land zoned R-60; within the 2000 Takoma Park Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Transmit comments to City of Takoma Park

M. Fuster

Item *9

Liberty Mill Road, Preliminary Plan No. 12017021C

Request to amend the Preliminary Plan for the creation of one 3.59-acre lot for a Residential Care Facility (Over 16 persons) with up to 125-beds (associated with Conditional Use 20-09); located at 19115 Liberty Mill Road; 3.59 acres; R-200 Zone; 1989 Germantown Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions

J. Casey

Item 10


Ashton Village Center Sector Plan: Proposed Sectional Map Amendment H-144

The Sectional Map Amendment (SMA) will implement recommendations contained in the 2021 Ashton Village Center Sector Plan by amending the zoning map accordingly. The SMA is associated with a proposed Zoning Text Amendment to revise the Sandy Spring/Ashton Rural Village Overlay Zone.

Staff Recommendation: Approval to file SMA H-144

J. Pratt

Item 11


Request to Introduce a Zoning Text Amendment to modify the Sandy Spring/Ashton Rural Village (SSA) Overlay Zone

Following the approval of the Ashton Village Center Sector Plan, the SSA Overlay Zone is being revised to incorporate the recommendations of the Sector Plan and remove provisions of the overlay zone that are no longer needed.
Staff Recommendation: Approve request to transmit Zoning Text Amendment for introduction to the District Council

B. Berbert/J. Pratt

Item 12

ZTA 21-06 Exemptions, Density Transfer and Historic Resources

ZTA 21-06 adds a new exemption to Section 7.7.1.D establishing a process for approving certain specified non-residential uses on historic sites protected through a density transfer.
Staff Recommendation: Transmit Comments to County Council.
(Action required for County Council public hearing of 11/2/2021)


B. Berbert

Item 13

North High Street Extension Facility Planning Study Briefing

Planning Study Briefing by the Montgomery County Department of Transportation on the North High Street Extension facility planning study, Olney, Maryland
Action requested from Planning Board: Comments and selection of preferred alternative


S. Aldrich

Item 14

New Avenue Bikeway, Section B MD 650

Mandatory Referral MR2021024, New Avenue Bikeway, Section B MD 650
Construction of bikeway improvements along the west side of New Hampshire Avenue between Polar Avenue and Auburn Avenue. Master Plan -Takoma Park Master Plan (2001)

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Comments


S. Aldrich

Item 15

Wilson Delay Lot 1: Administrative Subdivision Plan No. 620210020

Request to create one lot; located on West Hunter Road, 4,000 feet west of Darnestown Road; 12.45 acres; AR zone; 1980 Agricultural and Rural Open Space Master Plan.

Staff Recommendation: Approval with Conditions and Adoption of Resolution

J. Server

6:00 pm