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COUNTY BOARD MEETING AGENDA
September 17, 2005

8:30 A.M. Public Comment
No earlier than 9:00 A.M. Consent Agenda and Regular Hearing

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• PUBLIC COMMENT (watch video: , , )

• CONSENT (Items 1-57) Citizens interested in removing an item from the Consent Agenda must submit a speaker slip to the Clerk at the Saturday, September 17, 2005 meeting before 9 a.m. Public testimony on removed items will occur at the Recessed Meeting on Tuesday, September 20, 2005 at 6:30 p.m. (no testimony taken on Saturday). (watch video)

 

CONSENT AGENDA: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the Consent Agenda – items #1 through #57 – except for items #1, 17, 26, 27, 31, 36, 53, and 56, which were removed from the consent agenda and will be heard on Tuesday, September 20, at 6:30 p.m. Additional people may sign up to speak on the removed items.

 

Site Plans/Amendments/Reviews

1. Will be heard at the Recessed Meeting.

2. SP #89 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): 1101 Associates, LP, conversion of former Newseum space; 1101 Wilson Blvd. (RPC #16-039-002).

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the County Board meeting of November 15, 2005.

3. SP #92 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): Nan Terpak, Attorney/Agent, modification of existing building façade; 1325 Wilson Blvd. (RPC #16-036-005).

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the March 2006 County Board meeting.

4. SP #136 Site Plan Amendment: Kevin Turner and Edward Riccoboni, Jr., addition to existing single family dwelling; 1017 N. Danville St. (RPC #18-021-029).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the proposed three-level addition, subject to all previous conditions and amended condition #4 as stated in the staff report.

5. SP #196 Site Plan Amendment: Ambassador, Inc., renew and extend conversion of approximately 3,802 square feet of retail space to office; 3701 Fairfax Drive (RPC #14-030-050).

Supplemental Report for Item 5.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the conversion of 3,802 square feet of retail space on the ground floor to office uses until either April 30, 2011, or the vacancy of the building by DARPA and Frontier, Inc., whichever is sooner, subject to amended condition #34.

6.

A. SP #331 Site Plan Amendment: Arlington Office LLC, incorporate 4420 N. Fairfax Drive into the site plan, construct approximately 237 dwelling units, approximately 9,200 square feet retail, associated parking, outdoor seating modifications of use regulations for landscaped open space requirement, density, height, exclusion of retail and residential storage; 801, 851, 901, 950 N. Glebe Road, 4420 N. Fairfax Drive (RPC #14-051-019, -356, -358, -360-772, 14-053-057).

C.M. Recommendation: Defer the site plan amendment request to the October 15, 2005 County Board meeting and the October 5, 2005 Planning Commission meeting.

B. Ordinance to vacate the remaining portion of North Vermont Street between North Glebe Road and North Fairfax Drive, adjacent to 4420 N. Fairfax Drive, Parcel “C”, and 901 N. Glebe Road; vacate the remaining portion of an existing 11.5’ easement for public street and utilities purposes at 4420 N. Fairfax Drive, Parcel “C”, which easement contains a portion of North Vermont Street; and, vacate an easement for street purposes at 4420 N. Fairfax Drive, Parcel “C”, which easement contains portions of North Vermont Street and North Fairfax Drive, associated with the Site Plan Amendment to Arlington Gateway Site Plan, SP #331, with conditions.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer consideration of the requested vacations to the October 3, 2005, Planning Commission meeting and the October 15, 2005, County Board meeting.

Use Permits Request/Reviews/Amendments

7. U-96-48-1 Use Permit Amendment and Review: Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc., replace existing antenna and add antenna to existing tower, review existing antennas; 5217 N. 19th Road (RPC #09-015-024).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew the use permit subject to all previous conditions, revised Condition #2, and a County Board review in five (5) years (2010).

8. U-1818-69-1 Use Permit Review: daycare for 76 children; 2217 Columbia Pike (Trinity Episcopal Children’s Center, RPC #25-018-028).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew subject to all previous conditions, with a review in five (5) years (September 2010).

9. U-2953-98-1 Use Permit Review: live entertainment; 3007 Columbia Pike (El Puerto Restaurant, RPC #25-014-001).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew subject to all previous conditions with a review in five (5) years (September 2010).

10. U-2990-00-1 Use Permit Review: dance school; 1125 N. Patrick Henry Drive (Westover Baptist Church, RPC #09-067-001).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew subject to all previous conditions with a County Board review in five (5) years (September 2010).

11. U-3073-04-1 Use Permit Review: food delivery service; 2041 N. 15th St. (Jerry’s Subs & Pizzas, RPC #18-001-001).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew subject to all previous conditions with a County Board review in three (3) years (September 2008).

12. U-3095-04-3 Use Permit Review: auto repair shop; 67 N. Glebe Road (RPC #20-033-003).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to the previous conditions with a County Board review in one (1) year (September 2006).

13. U-3107-04-3 Use Permit (Carry-Over): McDonald’s, comprehensive sign plan for freestanding sign; 4834 Lee Highway (RPC #07-006-003).

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the November 15, 2005, County Board meeting.

14. U-3108-04-1 Use Permit: Maria Figueroa Tellez, live entertainment; 5157 Lee Highway (RPC #02-082-019).

C.M. Recommendation: Discontinue.

15. U-3110-04-1 Use Permit (Carry-Over): Alisina Nezam, Unified Commercial Mixed Use Development (two live/work units); 2219 S. Shirlington Road (RPC #31-025-049).

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the November 15, 2005, County Board meeting.

16. U-3127-05-1 Use Permit: Shamin Naseer, daycare facility for nine children; 4524 N. 2nd St. (RPC #20-025-007).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the proposed family day care subject to the conditions in the staff report, with a review by the County Board in one (1) year (September 2006).

17. Will be heard at the Recessed Meeting.

Vacations, Easements, Rights of Way, Encroachments & Leases

18.

A. Ordinance to vacate easements for sanitary and storm sewer, a water line service connection, Virginia Electric and Power Company and Chesapeake and Potomac facilities over the northern portion of 2727 S. Quincy St., Lot 2-B, first addition to the Village at Shirlington (RPC #29-023-007), with conditions.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

B. Deed of easement granting a utility easement from the County Board of Arlington County to Verizon Virginia Inc., on Parcel B, property of the County Board of Arlington County, (RPC #29-014-011), adjacent to and along the eastern boundary of the property at 2720 S. Arlington Mill Drive, Lot 1, in the Subdivision Street Retail Inc., addition to the Village at Shirlington, (RPC #29-014-015).

Attachment to Item 18 B

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

19. Authorization to Accept Deeds of Easement for the Department of Environmental Services projects on properties located at North Pollard Street from Lee Highway to Vacation Lane, South Wayne Street from 8th Street South to Columbia Pike, North Kensington Street from Lee Highway to 25th Road North, 17th Street South from South Glebe Road to South Monroe Street, North Dittmar Road from North Vermont Street to North Vernon Street, and 13th Street North Street Improvements from North Stafford Street to North Taylor Street.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

20.

A. Enactment of an encroachment ordinance permitting concrete steps to exist within the right of way of 26th Street South, adjacent to the property known as Avalon at Arlington Square, Parcel 2, RPC #38011005.

B. Enactment of a vacation ordinance to vacate portions of certain public utility easements on Parcels 1, 2A, 3, 4, Avalon at Arlington Square: RPC #38011004, RPC #38011006-08, with conditions.

C. Acceptance of an offer of dedication for certain public utility easements on Parcels 1, 3, 4, Avalon at Arlington Square: RPC# 38011004, RPC #38011007, and RPC #38011008.

D. Enactment of a vacation ordinance to vacate a portion of a public street and utilities easement on Parcel 5, Avalon at Arlington Square, which was formerly a Portion of South Wayne Street; RPC #38011012, with conditions.

E. Acceptance of an offer of dedication of an easement for public street and public utilities purposes on Parcels 3 and 5, Avalon at Arlington Square, along the northerly side of North Glebe Road: RPC #38001007 and RPC #38001012.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer consideration of items A-E to the October 15, 2005, County Board meeting.

21. Approval of deed of lease, between the County Board of Arlington County, Virginia and Arlington Community Action Program, Inc. on the County's real property at 1801 N. George Mason Drive (RPC #09-016-052).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

22. This item has been removed.

Ordinances and Plans

23. Amendment, re-enactment of Chapter 58 (Emergency Services) of the “Code of the County of Arlington, Virginia 1957” to change the titles used and name of the office.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

24. Adoption of proposed amendments to Section 20 (Appendix A) “CP-FBC” Columbia Pike Form Based Code Districts of the Zoning Ordinance to:

A. Modify the building envelope standards in Section IV. B. and C. of the Form Based Code to incorporate a new minimum floor-to-ceiling height requirement for all upper stories.

B. Add a definition for the term “open contiguous lot area” to Section II. of the Form Based Code.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the ordinance (attached to the staff report) to amend Section 20 (Appendix A), “CP-FBC” Columbia Pike-Form Based Districts of the Arlington County Zoning Ordinance (Items A and B above)

C. Modify the historic preservation regulations in Section III. B. of the Form Based Code, modifying the height “bonus” to retain appropriate tapering and reduce the impact of new development on surrounding neighborhoods.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer consideration of Item C regarding historic preservation regulations to the November 28, 2005, Planning Commission and December 10, 2005, County Board meetings.

25. Enactment of an ordinance to abandon a portion of North Oakland Street from 20th Street North to Lee Highway.

C.M. Recommendation:

Capital Projects

26. Will be heard at the Recessed Meeting.

27. Will be heard at the Recessed Meeting.

28. Approval of award of a contract amendment to construct the utility duct bank for the purpose of undergrounding the overhead utilities at Columbia Pike from South Glebe Road to South Oakland Street (Phase III).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

29. Approval of the award of a contract to B. Frank Joy, LLC for the construction of a utility duct bank for the purpose of undergrounding the overhead utilities at the intersection of North Glebe Road and North Pershing Drive.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

30. Approval of the award of contract amendment for engineering services for the Department of Environmental Services Water Pollution Control Plant Master Plan 2001 Update; Amendment No. 5 to Agreement No. 96-03 between the County Board and Malcom Pirnie, Inc.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

Appropriations, Grant Applications & Other Contracts

31. Will be heard at the Recessed Meeting.

32. Appropriation of federal funding for the Urban Area Security Initiative Program grant for the National Capital Region Family Assistance/ Reunification Center System Plan.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

33. Approval of the Workforce Investment Act Grant Agreement between the Commonwealth of Virginia and Local Workforce Investment Area XII. (Copy of agreement in public copy notebook)

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the Workforce Act Grant Agreement between the Commonwealth of Virginia and Local Workforce Investment Area XII.

34. Approval of the Arlington Community Services Board Performance Contract with the Virginia Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services. (Copy of agreement in public copy notebook)

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the Fiscal Year 2006 performance contract between the Arlington Community Services Board and the Virginia Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services.

35. Authorization of application for and appropriation of State Child Advocacy Center Development Grant.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

36. Will be heard at the Recessed Meeting.

37. Approval of the Arlington Commission for the Arts grants recommendations.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the allocation of $219,077 for the financial support of Arlington arts organizations and artists as recommended by the Arlington Commission for the Arts.

38. Appropriation of Council of Governments grants for student interns.

C.M. Recommendation: Appropriate an $18,000 grant from the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and allocatetwo part-time temporary intern positions in the Department of Community Planning, Housing and Development.

39. Authorization for the submission and appropriation of Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles Highway Safety grants.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

40. Authorization of acceptance and appropriation of initial award of funds in reference to the Buffer Zone Protection Plan.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize the county manager to accept $100,000 in non-competitive funds from the Virginia Department of Emergency Management. In addition, contingent upon approval, appropriate $100,000 in grant fund revenue to the Police Department for the costs associated with the Buffer Zone Protection Plan.

41. Authorization to execute documents for United States National Park Service (NPS) grant funds for a study and environmental assessment of county (North Tract) and NPS lands.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

42. Approval of Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 234-03 between Arlington County and HNTB Corporation for additional professional engineering services for traffic signal timing optimization for Arlington County, Virginia; reimbursement from the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Transportation, and appropriation of funds for such purposes.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

43. Authorization to execute a Regional Surface Transportation Program grant contract and to appropriate funds to support “Pike Ride” technology enhancements.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

44.

A. Endorsement of priorities for Fiscal Year 2007 Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality and Regional Surface Transportation Program funding.

C.M. Recommendation: Endorse the priorities for Fiscal Year 2007 Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality and Regional Surface Transportation Program funding as detailed in the staff report.

B. Endorsement of priorities for state and federal transportation funds.

C.M. Recommendation: Endorse the priorities for federal secondary funding as detailed in the staff report.

45. Approval of a Parking Recognition and Nondisturbance Agreement among the County Board Of Arlington County, Virginia, Harris Teeter, Inc., and Street Retail, Inc., for the Mixed-Use Garage located on a Portion of Parcel B, property of the County Board of Arlington County, Virginia, RPC #29014011.

Attachment to Item 45

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

46. Approval of funding request for Neighborhood Conservation Program projects.

Attachment to Item 46

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

47. Appropriation of general funds for the Bonder and Amanda Johnson Community Development Corporation for the administration and operation of the Community Service Center in Nauck.

C.M. Recommendation: Appropriate $101,000 from Fiscal Year 2005 General Fund Contingency to the Department of Community Planning, Housing and Development, Neighborhood Services Division, on behalf of the Bonder and Amanda Johnson Community Development Corporation (BAJCDC) for the administration, operation and staffing of a community service center in Nauck. In addition, authorize the county manager to execute the required documents to convey the funds to BAJCDC, subject to approval by the County Attorney.

48. Appropriation of a $20,000 Virginia Department of Historic Resources grant to the Historic Preservation Program for continuing with phase nine of the Arlington County countywide historic resources survey.

C.M. Recommendation: Appropriate the $20,000 in matching grant funds from the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, approved by the County Board on June 18, 2005, to the Historic Preservation Program for a consultant to continue with phase nine of the Arlington countywide Historic Resources Survey.

49. This item has been removed.

Requests to Advertise

50.

A. This item has been removed.

 

B. Request to advertise a public hearing on October 15, 2005, for enactment of an ordinance to amend, reenact, and recodify Section 25-14 (Rates of Fare) of Chapter 25 (Taxicabs) of the Arlington County Code by amending Subsection 25-14 (1) (a), Subsection 25-14 (1) (b) and Subsection 25-14 (1) (c) relating to mileage charges and waiting time and by repealing Subsection 25-14 (1) (j) relating to a $0.50-per-trip gasoline surcharge, to become effective November 1, 2005.
C.M. Recommendation: Authorize the advertisement of a public hearing on October 15, 2005, to enact an ordinance to amend, reenact, and recodify Section 25-14 (Rates of Fare) of Chapter 25 (Taxicabs) of the Arlington County Code by amending Subsection 25-14 (1) (a), Subsection 25-14 (1) (b) and Subsection 25-14 (1) (c) relating to mileage charges and waiting time and by repealing Subsection 25-14 (1) (j) relating to a $0.50-per-trip surcharge, to become effective October 15, 2005.

51. Request to advertise an ordinance to amend, reenact and recodify Chapter 14.2 Section 14.2-20.1 (a) of the Code of Arlington County Virginia.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize the advertisement of a public hearing by the County Board on October 15, 2005.

52. This item has been removed.

Other

53. Will be heard at the Recessed Meeting.

54. Naming of the park located at the intersection of Clarendon Boulevard and North Rhodes Street “Rhodeside Green.”

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the naming of the park located at the intersection of Clarendon Boulevard and North Rhodes Street as “Rhodeside Green” as recommended by the Park and Recreation Commission.

55. Naming of the park informally known as “Quincy Park Extended” “Mosaic Park.”

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the naming of the park informally known as “Quincy Park Extended” as “Mosaic Park” as recommended by the Park and Recreation Commission.

56. Will be heard at the Recessed Meeting.

57. Minutes.

REGULAR HEARING

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A. GP-301-05-1 General Land Use Plan Amendment from “General Commercial” to “Medium” Office-Apartment-Hotel; 2000 Wilson Blvd. (SP #389).

B. Z-2520-05-1 Rezoning: Elm Street Development, Inc., from ”C-2” Service Commercial – Community Business Districts to “C-O-2.5” Commercial Office Building, Hotel and Apartment Districts; 2000 Wilson Blvd. (RPC #17-011-009, -013, -015, -016).

C. SP #389 Site Plan: Elm Street Development, Inc., approximately 165 dwelling units, approximately 32,468 square feet commercial/retail space, comprehensive sign plan with modifications of use regulations for increased density, coverage, tandem parking, exclusion of retail storage and loading corridor gross floor area (GFA); 2000 Wilson Blvd. (RPC #17-011-009, -013, -015, -016).

 

ITEM #58A, B, & C FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Tejada, seconded by Mr. Zimmerman, and carried by a vote of 3 to 2, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Nay, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Nay, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board denied General Use Plan Amendment GP-301-05-1, Rezoning Z-2520-05-1, and Site Plan SP #389 for 2000 Wilson Boulevard.

 

D. Ordinance to vacate a 1,041 square-foot sanitary sewer easement adjacent to Wilson Boulevard, on Part Lots 19, 20, and 21 of the Subdivision of Washington View, across the property known as 2000 Wilson Blvd., RPC #’s 17-011-015 and 17-011-016, with conditions.

C.M. Recommendation:

 

FINAL ACTION: The Board took no action on the proposed vacation.

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A. GP-294-04-1 General Land Use Plan Amendment from “Service Commercial” to “Medium” Office-Apartment-Hotel; 1836, 1840 Wilson Blvd., 1801, 1805 Clarendon Blvd. (SP #382).

B. Z-2510-03-1 Rezoning: (Carry-Over) National Science Teachers Association, from “C-2” Service Commercial – Community Business Districts to “C-O-2.5” Commercial Office Building, Hotel and Apartment Districts; 1836, 1840 Wilson Blvd. and 1801, 1805 Clarendon Blvd. (RPC #17-011-019, -021, -023).

C. SP #382 Site Plan (Carry-Over): National Science Teachers Association, retain approximately 46,080 square feet office structure, construct approximately 70,245 square feet office structure, ground floor retail/restaurant, with modification of use regulations for parking, loading bays, and exclusion from GFA of conference facility; 1836, 1840 Wilson Blvd. and 1801, 1805 Clarendon Blvd. (RPC #17-011-019, -021, -023).

C.M. Recommendation:

 

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Tejada, seconded by Mr. Zimmerman, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board deferred to November 15, 2005, General Use Plan Amendment GP-294-04-1, Rezoning Z-2510-03-1, and Site Plan SP #382 for 1836 and 1840 Wilson Boulevard and 1801 and 1805 Clarendon Boulevard.

 

60. U-2889-96-8 Use Permit Amendment (Carry-Over): comprehensive sign plan; 3000 N. 10th St. (Clarendon Storage, RPC # 18-028-021). (watch video)

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the use permit amendment for a comprehensive sign plan, except for the proposed banner signs, subject to new conditions #1-7 in the staff report.

 

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Ms. Favola, seconded by Mr. Zimmerman, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board deferred to the January 2006 County Board meeting, Use Permit Amendment U-2889-96-8 for a comprehensive sign plan at 3000 North 10th Street (Clarendon Storage), as recommended in the County Manager’s September 13, 2005, Revised Report.

 

61. Award of contract for construction of the Fort Ethan Allen Community Canine Area and related park and streetscape improvements located near the Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St, Invitation to Bid Number 330-05. (watch video)

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

 

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Ms. Favola, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the award of contract for construction of the Fort Ethan Allen Community Canine Area and related park and streetscape improvements, located near the Madison Community Center at 3829 North Stafford Street, as recommended in the County Manager’s September 13, 2005, report.

 

62. Priorities for Fiscal Year 2007 state and federal funding for the consideration of the Commonwealth Transportation Board. (watch video)

C.M. Recommendation: Endorse the priorities (as detailed in the staff report) for Fiscal Year 2007 state and federal funding for the consideration of the Commonwealth Transportation Board.

 

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Mr. Ferguson, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board endorsed the priorities for Fiscal Year 2007 state and federal funding for the consideration of the Commonwealth Transportation Board, as recommended in the County Manager’s September 9, 2005, report.

 

Other

63. Claim of Jeff Kent. (watch video)

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Mr. Fisette, and carried by a vote of 3 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Abstaining, Mr. Ferguson – Abstaining, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board denied the claim of Jeff Kent.

 

RECESSED: At 4:37 p.m., the meeting was recessed to 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 20, 2005, with removed consent items #1, 17, 26, 27, 31, 36, 53, and 56 to be heard at 6:30 p.m.

 

RECESSED HEARING

Tuesday, September 20, 2005
3:00 P.M. Reports
6:30 P.M. Consent Agenda
No earlier than 6:45 P.M. Regular Hearing

• COUNTY BOARD REPORTS (watch video: , )

• APPOINTMENTS (watch video)

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Fisette, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board made the appointments to the Advisory Groups shown in the attached list.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Fisette, seconded by Mr. Zimmerman, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board adopted the attached charge establishing the Arlington Response to Katrina (ARK) Task Force.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Fisette, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board made the appointments to the Arlington Response to Katrina (ARK) Task Force shown in the attached list.

• REGIONAL REPORTS (watch video)

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Ms. Favola, seconded by Mr. Fisette, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board adopted the attached Support For the Potomac River Watershed Trash Treaty of 2005.

• COUNTY MANAGER REPORT (watch video)

The following items to be heard beginning at 6:30 p.m.

• CONSENT (Items removed from the Consent Agenda from Saturday, September 17, 2005) (watch video)

1. SP #16 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): Dolly Madison Associate L P, redo existing canopy, rebuild existing garage with new deck, construct new garage, relocate swimming pool, update landscaping, add new elevator and relocate existing storm sewer; 2300 S. 24th Road (RPC #32-024-002). (watch video)

C.M. Recommendation: Defer the request for a minor site plan amendment to the May 2006 County Board meeting.

 

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board deferred to May 2006, Site Plan SP #16, as recommended in the County Manager’s August 22, 2005, report.

 

17. U-3129-05-1 Use Permit: comprehensive sign plan for freestanding sign; 1200 S. Courthouse Road (RPC #32-001-007). (watch video)

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the subject use permit request subject to the conditions of the staff report, with an administrative review in one (1) year (October 2006).

 

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Ms. Favola, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved Use Permit U-3129-05-1, with an administrative review in one (1) year (October 2006), as recommended in the County Manager’s August 23, 2005, report.

 

26. Approval of the revision of the project budget for the Shirlington Bus Station project. (watch video)

C.M. Recommendation: Revise the project budget to retain the use of up to $500,000 of Transportation Infrastructure Improvement Funds and $106,000 of reprogrammed Livable Communities Grant funds to provide the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority obligational authority to accommodate design revisions necessary for completion of the construction of the project.

 

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Ms. Favola, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board revised the Shirlington Bus Station Project budget, as recommended in the County Manager’s September 8, 2005, report.

 

27. Approval of a revised project budget and use of Transportation Infrastructure Improvement Funds for the Ballston-MU Station access improvement project for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority to continue the planning, design, and construction of the west-end entrance. (watch video)

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

 

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the recommendation in the County Manager’s September 8, 2005, report, related to approval of a revised project budget and use of TIIF funds for the Ballston-MU Station Access Improvement Project for WMATA to continue the planning, design, and construction of the West-End Entrance.

 

31. Appropriation to the Whitman-Walker Northern Virginia Clinic. (watch video)

C.M. Recommendation: Allocate up to $159,496 of one-time LPACAP funding derived from unspent balances to Whitman-Walker Clinic for HIV/AIDS services in Northern Virginia. In addition, authorize the county manager or his designee to sign an inter-governmental agreement subject to approval of the county attorney to manage and execute funding from Arlington County for Whitman Walker Center/NOVA through the inter-governmental agreement.

 

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Ms. Favola, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the recommendation in the County Manager’s August 29, 2005, report, related to an allocation of LPACAP funds and an authorization to sign an Inter-Governmental Agreement regarding Whitman-Walker Clinic for HIV/AIDS services in Northern Virginia.

 

36. Allocation of funds for the renovation of Arlington Assisted Living Residence and for establishment of a predevelopment/planning fund for other supportive housing projects. (watch video)

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

 

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Ms. Favola, seconded by Mr. Zimmerman, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the recommendation in the County Manager’s August 29, 2005 report, related to the allocation of funds for renovation of Arlington Assisted Living Residence (AALR) and for establishment of a predevelopment/planning fund for other supportive housing projects.

 

53. Presentation of Delinquent Tax Accounts. (watch video)

Attachment to Item 53

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the resolution (attached to the staff report) concerning the annual presentation of lists of delinquent taxes by the treasurer.

 

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Mr. Ferguson, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board adopted the Resolution Concerning Annual Lists of Delinquent Taxes Submitted by the Treasurer, as recommended in the County Manager’s August 22, 2005, report.

 

56. Authorization for the Sheriff’s Office to use a white van with Sheriff’s decals. (watch video)

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize the Sheriff’s Office to use a white vehicle assigned by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources to transport inmates for the Inmate Work Program.

 

FINAL ACTION: The Board took no action.

 

The following items to be heard no earlier than 6:45 p.m.

• REGULAR HEARING (Regular Hearing items from Saturday, September 17, 2005, if needed, as well as those listed below)

64. (watch video: , , , , , , , , ,)

A. Z-2519-05-1 Rezoning: K. Hovnanian Homes of Virginia, Inc., from “CM” Limited Industrial Districts, “M-1” Light Industrial Districts, “R-6” One-Family Dwelling Districts to “C-O-1.5” Commercial Office Building, Hotel and Apartment Districts; 6808, 6814, 6820, 6830, 6840 N. Fairfax Drive, 2011, 2025, 2101 N. Westmoreland St., and North 19th Road, (RPC #11-012-005, -006, -008, -009 -020, -021, -025, -026).

B. SP #391 Site Plan: K. Hovnanian Homes of Virginia, Inc., approximately 205 dwelling units, approximately 6,684 square feet retail, outdoor café seating, use of North. Fairfax Drive right-of-way for construction staging and marketing trailer, modifications of use regulations for density, coverage and exclusion of tenant storage from density calculation; 6808, 6814, 6820, 6830, 6840 N. Fairfax Drive; 2011, 2025, 2101 N. Westmoreland St.; and North 19th Road (RPC #11-012-005, -006, -008, -009 -020, -021, -025, -026).

C.M. Recommendation:

 

FINAL ACTION: Rezoning laid on the table without objection, and on motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board deferred to November 15, 2005, Site Plan SP #391 for 6808, 6814, 6820, 6830, and 6840 North Fairfax Drive; 2011, 2025, and 2101 North Westmoreland Street; and North 19th Road.

 

• ADDITIONAL ITEMS

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Fisette, seconded by Mr. Zimmerman, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board adopted the attached Revised Arlington Commission for the Arts charge.

 

ADJOURNED: At 11:46 p.m., the meeting was adjourned.

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION:

County Board meetings, usually conducted once a month on Saturday mornings with a corresponding recessed meeting on Tuesday evenings within a week or two of the initial regular meeting, are open to the public. For more information, or to obtain the meeting schedule, please call the County Board Office at 703-228-3130 (TTY 703-228-4611) on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Both Sign Language and Spanish Language interpreters are present for the first two hours of every regular Saturday Board meeting, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Persons needing interpretation services are encouraged to call the Clerk at least 3 days before the meeting at 703 228-3130 (TTY 703-228-4611), but can also see the Clerk the morning of the meeting. Interpretation services are also available for recessed meetings if requested at least one day in advance by calling the above number.

All AVN 74 County cable programs are streamed live on the web. Internet viewers will have the option of seeing the webcast via a broadband or dial-up modem. A Windows Media player is necessary and a free player is available at the site. County Board meetings can be seen here and will continue to be streamed live from the County Board's web site at countyboard.arlingtonva.us. Indexed video, allowing viewers to select only the items they are interested in viewing, is also available here. All programming is available on Channel 74 on Comcast Cable of Arlington, with repeats shown Mondays and Thursdays at 5 p.m. and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. Carryover meetings will be repeated the following Monday at 7:00 p.m. If a live carryover meeting conflicts with any of the scheduled repeats, the tape will air immediately following the live meeting. Channel 74 schedules are provided in pamphlets available at Arlington public libraries, or by calling 703-228-3270 (TTY 703-228-4611). Up-to-date information may also be found via the internet at arlingtonva.tv.

INFORMACION GENERAL

Las reuniones de la Junta del Condado, usualmente un Sábado al mes (con una reunión prorrogada generalmente el siguiente Martes), son abiertas al público. Para mayor información o para obtener el calendario de las reuniones, por favor llame a la Oficina de la Junta del Condado (County Board Office) al 703-228-3130 (TTY 703-228-4611) de Lunes a Viernes de 8 a.m. a 5 p.m.

Traductores de Español estan presentes las primeras dos horas de cada reunión regular de la Junta del Condado (de 8:30 a.m. a 10:30 a.m.). Las personas que necesiten servicio de traducción deberán de llamar por lo menos 3 días antes de la reunión al 703 228-3130 (TTY 703-228-4611) o tambien pueden hablar a primera hora del día de la reunión con la secretaria de la Junta del Condado. Los servicios de traducción tambien estan disponibles para las reuniones prorrogadas, llamando por lo menos un día antes de la reunión a los números telefónicos indicados anteriormente. Procedimientos de asamblea de la junta del condado

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SPEAKING ON AGENDA ITEMS

The following are in accordance with the Meeting Procedures adopted by the County Board:

A. Public Comment Period: Held at Saturday Regular Meetings at 8:30 a.m. The purpose of this category is to alert the Board of items not on that day’s agenda, already decided, or scheduled for future hearings. Submit a speaker slip to the Clerk; you have up to 2 minutes to speak; only one speaker per topic will be heard. Print a Public Comment Speaker Slip.

B. Consent Agenda: Items removed on Saturday, no earlier than 9 a.m., will be heard at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. This will automatically remove the item from the Consent Agenda and carry it over to the following Tuesday Recessed Meeting for public testimony (no speakers will be heard on Saturday). Submit a speaker slip on Saturday, identifying all the Consent Agenda item number(s) you wish to address on one slip; at the Tuesday meeting, individuals and organizations have up to 3 minutes to speak on all matters. (Example: if you sign-up to speak on two items, you are called one time to speak a maximum of three minutes on both items.); speakers are heard in a group before the Board begins discussing the removed Consent Agenda items; additional speakers may sign-up to testify on the previously removed items at the Tuesday recessed meeting by submitting a speaker slip by 6:30 p.m. Print a Consent Agenda Speaker Slip.

C. Regular Hearing: Items heard no earlier than 9 a.m. on Saturday, and no earlier than 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday. Carefully check the agenda. Matters may be scheduled for hearing at the Saturday regular meeting or the prescheduled Tuesday recessed meeting. Submit a speaker slip to the Clerk before the first speaker on your item is called; no slips will be accepted after that time; individuals may speak for a maximum of 2 or 3 minutes per agenda item; representatives of civic organizations may speak for a maximum of 2, 3, or 5 minutes. (The 5 minute slot is reserved for civic organizations.); 2 minute speakers are called first; 3 minute speakers second; and, finally, 5 minute speakers. In each category, speakers will be called in the order in which slips are received. Print a Regular Hearing Speaker Slip.

Speaker slips may be downloaded in advance of the meeting. (see the above Speaker Slip links.) You can complete the web form online but you must hand it to the Clerk in the Board Room the day of the hearing. No slips are accepted in advance of the meeting.

Written materials should be handed directly to the Clerk. Oral testimony should not duplicate written statements. When submitting materials, please provide 8 copies for the Board, staff, and the public record.See also:

URL: http://countyboard.arlingtonva.us
E-mail: countyboard@arlingtonva.us
Arlington County Board
2100 Clarendon Blvd, Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 228-3130

 


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