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COUNTY BOARD MEETING AGENDA
December 9, 2006

 

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

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•  PUBLIC COMMENT ;

   

•  CONSENT ITEMS (Items 1-40 ) Citizens interested in removing an item from the Consent Agenda must submit a speaker slip to the Clerk at the Saturday, December 9, 2006, meeting before 9 a.m. Public testimony on removed items will occur at the Recessed Meeting on Tuesday, December 12, 2006, at 6:30 p.m. (no testimony taken on Saturday).

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the Consent Agenda – items #1 through #40 – except for items #11, 15, 21, 28, and 33, which were removed from the consent agenda and will be heard on Tuesday, December 12, at 6:30 p.m. Additional people may sign up to speak on the removed items.

Site Plans/Amendments/Reviews

1. SP #89 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): convert former Newseum space; 1101 Wilson Blvd. (RPC #16-039-002, Arland Towers 1101, LLC).

C.M. Recommendation : Defer the site plan amendment request to the January 27, 2007 County Board meeting.

 

2. SP #167 Site Plan Amendment : First Crystal Park Associates LP, rooftop sign; 2011 Crystal Drive (RPC #34-020-233).

C.M. Recommendation : Approve the site plan amendment to permit installation of one new rooftop tenant identification sign on the south elevation of the building, subject to all previous conditions and one new condition.

 

3. SP #189 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): 2800/2900 Crystal Drive Property LLC, façade changes and lobby improvements; 2800, 2900 Crystal Drive (RPC #34-027-027, -028).

C.M. Recommendation : Defer the site plan amendment request to the January 27, 2007 County Board meeting.

4. SP #193 Site Plan Amendment: Lincoln Holdings, rooftop signs; 665 N. Glebe Road (RPC #14-059-001, -002, -003, -004, -029, -032).

C.M. Recommendation : Defer the site plan amendment for the illumination of the two approved rooftop identification signs to the January 27, 2007 County Board meeting.

 

5. SP#193 Site Plan Review : comedy show; 4238 Wilson Blvd. (Comedysportz, RPC #14-059-035).

C.M. Recommendation : Renew the site plan amendment for an expanded theatre, subject to all previous conditions, with a County Board review in three (3) years (December 2009).

6. SP #207 Site Plan Review : physical therapy and fitness; 5130 Wilson Blvd. (Body Dynamics, RPC #13-029-001).

C.M. Recommendation : Renew the site plan amendment permitting a physical therapy and fitness facility subject to all previous conditions, with a review in five (5) years (December 2011).

 

7. SP #221 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): Mi Kyung Kim, outdoor seating for restaurant; 2200 Wilson Blvd. (Panda Maxx, RPC #18-004-007, -008).

C.M. Recommendation : Approve the site plan amendment request for outdoor seating, subject to all previous conditions and the three new conditions included in the staff report, with a review by the County Board in one (1) year (December 2007).

8. SP #346 Site Plan Amendment: Comstock Potomac Yard, LC, amend comprehensive sign plan; 3600, 3560 S. Glebe Road (Land Bay F, RPC#34-027-041).

C.M. Recommendation : Approve the site plan amendment for the comprehensive sign plan, as recommended in the staff report, for a period of ten (10) years (December 2016).

9.A, B & C:
A. GP-304-05-1 General Land Use Plan Amendment from “Public” (Parks (Local, regional, and federal). Schools (public). Parkways, major unpaved rights-of-way. Libraries and cultural facilities.) to “Medium” Office-Apartment-Hotel (2.5 F.A.R. Office Density, up to 115 units/acre Apartment Density, up to 180 units/acre Hotel Density) for property known as 1101 Lee Highway, generally located north of old un-built Lee Highway just east of intersection with North Lynn Street.

B. Z-2521-05-1 Rezoning (Carry-Over): 1101 Lee Highway Associates LLC, from “S-3A” Special Districts to “C-O-2.5” Commercial Office Building, Hotel and Apartment Districts; 1101 Lee Highway (RPC #16-018-009)

C. SP #394 Site Plan (Carry-Over): 1101 Lee Highway Associates LLC, approximately 70 dwelling units; 1101 Lee Highway (RPC #16-018-009).

P.C. Recommendation: Defer to the January 27, 2006 County Board meeting and to the associated Planning Commission meeting.

C.M. Recommendation : Defer the General Land Use Plan amendments and proposed rezoning and site plan to the January 27, 2007 County Board meeting.

 

Use Permits Request/Reviews/Amendments

10. U-1243-56-2 Use Permit Review: day care; 913 S. 23 rd St. (Aura and Rocio Valarezo, RPC #36-032-012).

C.M. Recommendation : Renew, subject to all previous conditions, with a review in five (5) years (December 2011).

 

11. U-2886-93-3 Use Permit Review condition #4 regarding off-duty police; 2854 Wilson Blvd. (Whitlow's, RPC #18-010-008).

C.M. Recommendation : Delete Condition #4 (Whitlow's on Wilson ) regarding an off-duty police.

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board deleted Condition #4 (Whitlow's on Wilson) regarding an off-duty police, as recommended in the County Manager’s December 1, 2006, report.

 

12. U-2897-96-1 Use Permit Review And Amendment: Arlington County Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources, amend hours and ages of children for pre-school program; 4975 Columbia Pike (Arlington Mill Community Center, RPC #22-001-004).

C.M. Recommendation : Renew, subject to all previous conditions and the new condition attached to the staff report, with a review in one (1) year (December 2007).

 

13. U-3077-04-2 Use Permit Review (Carry-Over): transitional parking lot; 2039 N. Kenmore St. (Kline Imports, RPC #06-034-026).

C.M. Recommendation : Renew, subject to all previous conditions with an administrative review in six (6) months (June 2007) and a review by the County Board in one (1) year (December 2007).

14. U-3101-04-2 Use Permit Review: drive-through bank window; 5222 Lee Highway (Chevy Chase Bank, RPC #08-004-005).

C.M. Recommendation : Defer the use permit review to the January 27, 2007 County Board meeting.

 

15. U-3130-05-1 Use Permit Amendment: AHC, Inc., amend condition #24 regarding vacation; 2300, 2310, 2312 Shirlington Road (RPC #31-022-003, -004, -005, -006, -099).

C.M. Recommendation : Approve the use permit amendment request, subject to all previous conditions and one amended condition.

 

16. U-3138-05-1 Use Permit Review: day care; 3617 S. 13 th St. (Carmen Crespo, RPC #26-025-002).

C.M. Recommendation : Renew, subject to the conditions of the staff report, with a review by the County Board in three (3) years (December 2009).

 

17. U-3139-05-1 Use Permit Review: child care center for 50 (fifty) children; 825 S. 23 rd St. (Maria Teresa Desaba, RPC #36-031-005).

C.M. Recommendation : Defer the use permit to the September 2007 County Board meeting.

 

18. A & B:
A. U-3140-05-1 Use Permit Review: Northern Virginia Family Service Head Start, early childhood program for 16 children; 737 S. Carlin Springs Road (RPC #22-001-086) .

 

B. U-3142-05-2 Use Permit Review : Arlington Community Action Program Head Start, early childhood program for 18 children; 737 S. Carlin Springs Road (RPC #22-001-086).

C.M. Recommendation : Renew the use permits for the Early Head Start and Head Start programs at Campbell Elementary School , subject to all previously approved conditions, and with a County Board review in three (3) years (December 2009).

 

19. U-3145-05-1 Use Permit Review: tire shop; 4060 Lee Highway (Kline Imports Arlington , (RPC#06-018-002).

C.M. Recommendation : Renew subject to all previous conditions and with a review in one (1) year (December 2007).

 

20. U-3163-06-1 Use Permit: (Carry-Over) Shirlington Neighborhoods, LLC., comprehensive sign plan; 3527 S. Four Mile Run Drive , 3400 Kemper Road (RPC #31-032-002, 003, 31-033-004).

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

 

Vacations, Easements, Rights of Way, Encroachments & Leases

21. Approval of license agreement Between the County Board of Arlington County , Virginia (“County”) and Transwestern Monument Randolph Square , L.L.C. (“Licensee”) to grant the Licensee permission to use a portion of County-owned property at 2800 S. Randolph St. , RPC #29014013, to install, maintain and repair subterranean soil.

C.M. Recommendation: Take no action.

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the License Agreement between the County and Transwestern Monument Randolph Square, L.L.C., concerning use of a portion County property Known As Lot 17A2, Village at Shirlington, Arlington County, Virginia, RPC #29014013; approved the Deed of Easement for public purposes from SRI and others to the County Board within a Portion of a Parcel Owned by SRI, Known as Lot 6, in the Subdivision Street Retail, Inc., Addition to Village at Shirlington, Arlington County, Virginia, RPC #29014020, and authorized the acceptance of such Deed of Easement; and authorized the Real Estate Bureau Chief, Department of Environmental Services, to execute, on behalf of the County, the License Agreement and fully executed Deed of Easement, simultaneously, and all related documents regarding the License Agreement and Deed of Easement, subject to approval of the License Agreement and the Deed of Easement as to form by the County Attorney, as recommended in the County Manager’s December 12, 2006, revised report.

22. Approval of First Amendment to the lease agreement between Culpepper Garden I, Inc. and the County Board of Arlington County, Virginia at Culpepper Garden Apartments, 4435 N. Pershing Drive, Arlington, Virginia, RPC #20024238.

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


Ordinances and Plans

23. On the County Board 's Own Motion:

A. Amendments to Section 29A.  “P-S” Public Service Districts of the Zoning Ordinance to allow for publicly owned or controlled recreation buildings, aquatic centers, and properties located on sites designated "North Tract Special Planning District" on the General Land Use Plan, to be constructed to a height not to exceed one hundred (100) feet.

B. Z-2531-06-1 Rezonings from “M-2” Service Industrial Districts, “M-1” Light Industrial Districts, and “CM” Limited Industrial Districts to “P-S” Public Service Districts for RPC # 34-024-347, the 774,782 square foot or 17.8 acre parcel that extends from the George Washington Parkway on the north to South 12 th Street on the southeast.

C. Amendments to the Master Transportation Plan to delete the portion of South Clark Street north of 10 th Street South and to extend 6 th Street South to intersect with relocated Old Jefferson Davis Highway .

P.C. Recommendation: (A) Adopt an ordinance to amend, reenact, and recodify Section 29A. “P-S” Public Service Districts of Arlington County Zoning Ordinance to allow for publicly owned or controlled recreation buildings, aquatic centers, and properties located on sites designated "North Tract Special Planning District" on GLUP, to be constructed to height not to exceed one hundred (100) feet. etc.; (B) Adopt a resolution to rezone: from “M-2” Service Industrial Districts to “P-S” Public Service Districts for portion of RPC# 34-024-345 north of 6th St. S. (northern end of strip between S. Clark St. and Old Jefferson Davis Hwy), and from “M-2” Service Industrial Districts ,“M-1” Light Industrial Districts and “CM” Limited Industrial Districts to “P-S” for RPC # 34-024-347 (774,782 square foot or 17.8 acre parcel that extends from George Washington Parkway on north to S. 12th St. on southeast; (C) Adopt amendments to the Master Transportation Plan (MTP) to delete portion of S. Clark St. north of 10th St. S. and to extend 6th St. S. to intersect with relocated Old Jefferson Davis Hwy.

C.M. Recommendation : Adopt the ordinance to amend, reenact, and recodify the Arlington County Zoning Ordinance Section 29A. “P-S” Public Service Districts to allow publicly owned or controlled recreation buildings, aquatic centers, and properties located on sites designated "North Tract Special Planning District" on the GLUP, to be constructed to a height not to exceed one hundred (100) feet and adopt the resolution to rezone from “M-2”, “M-1” Light Industrial Districts and “CM” Limited Industrial Districts to “P-S” for RPC # 34-024-347 (the 774,782 square foot or 17.8 acre parcel that extends from the George Washington Parkway on the north to South 12 th Street on the southeast). In addition, amend the Master Transportation Plan to delete the portion of South Clark Street north of 10 th Street South and to extend 6 th Street South to intersect with relocated Old Jefferson Davis Highway .

 

24. Cherrydale Citizen's Association Neighborhood Conservation Plan Amendment.

P.C. Recommendation: Accept the Cherrydale Citizens Association Neighborhood Conservation Plan Amendment with staff comments and with an update to staff comments regarding the status of the house in Oak Grove Park.

C.M. Recommendation : Accept the Cherrydale Citizen's Association Neighborhood Conservation Plan amendment with staff comments included in the staff report.

 

Capital Projects

 

25. Approval of an agreement for professional engineering services for the bidding and construction phase of the Potomac Interceptor Sanitary Sewer Improvements Project .
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C.M. Recommendation : Approve as recommended in the staff report.

 

26. Funding request for Neighborhood Conservation Program projects.

C.M. Recommendation : Approve the use of $679,702 of Neighborhood Conservation bond funds, for completion of projects.

 

27. A. Approval of an agreement between the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and the County Board for receipt of a grant from the Water Quality Improvement Fund for the design and construction of the enhanced nutrient removal portion of the Water Pollution Control Plant Master Plan 2001 facilities at the Water Pollution Control Plant.

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

B. Award of a contract between the County Board and Dominion Virginia Power (“DVP”) for rearrangement services of existing electrical equipment owned by DVP related to upgrades at the Arlington County Water Pollution Control Plant for the Master Plan 2001.

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Appropriations, Grant Applications & Other Contracts

28. A. Virginia Department of Health Cooperative Agreement Increase.

C.M. Recommendation : Appropriate $145,667 from the 2007 Virginia Department of Health (VDH) to the Department of Human Services for public health services. In addition, authorize one (1.0 FTE) permanent grant-funded position in the Department of Human Services to provide supervision of nurses providing health services to students in the Arlington Public Schools.

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board appropriated $145,667 from the 2007 Virginia Department of Health (VDH) to the Department of Human Services for public health services. In addition, authorized one (1.0 FTE) permanent grant-funded position in the Department of Human Services to provide supervision of nurses providing health services to students in the Arlington Public Schools, as recommended in the County Manager’s November 13, 2006, report.

B. Agreement between Alexandria Neighborhood Health Services Inc. and the Department of Human Services to increase access to oral health care for low-income Arlington residents.

C.M. Recommendation : Authorize the County Manager or his designee to sign a Memorandum of agreement between Alexandria Neighborhood Health Services Inc. (ANHSI) and the Department of Human Services to increase access to oral health care for low-income Arlington residents. In addition, appropriate $33,000 to the Department of Human Services, Public Health Division for contractual purchase of dental services in compliance with the ANHSI agreement.

C. Virginia Department of Health grant for Pandemic Influenza Preparedness.

C.M. Recommendation : Accept a grant from the Virginia Department of Health, Pan Flu Grant Phase II and appropriate $93,688 from the Virginia Department of Health to the Department of Human Services.

D. Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) 2006 funds from the Washington D.C. State Administrative Agent for support to public health emergency planning.

C.M. Recommendation : Accept grant funds awarded by the Washington D.C. State Administrative Agent from the Urban Area Security Initiative, 2006 grant period. In addition, appropriate $84,000 from the United States Office of Homeland Security to the Department of Human Services for the support of public health emergency planning.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Fisette, seconded by Ms. Favola, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the County Manager’s recommendations for Items #28 B-D.

 

29. Authorization for state-funded Forensic Coordinator.

C.M. Recommendation : Appropriate $75,000 from the Virginia General Assembly 2006 Appropriation Act to the Department of Human Services (DHS) (101.52132) for a forensic case management coordinator position. In addition, Authorize 1.0 FTE permanent grant–funded Mental Health Therapist III position in DHS to provide coordination and management of forensic case management services.

 

30. Regional discharge assistance state funds for consumers and crisis stabilization.

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

 

31. Arlington Community Services Board FY 2007 Performance Contract with Virginia Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services.

C.M. Recommendation : Approve the Fiscal Year 2007 performance contract between the Arlington Community Services Board and the Virginia Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services.

 

32. A. Authorization to accept $25,000 from the Virginia Department of Historic Resources' Cost Share Program, to continue with phase ten of the ongoing Arlington County Countywide Historic Resources Survey.

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

B. Authorization to accept $7,000 from the Virginia Department of Historic Resources' Cost Share Program to undertake a study of the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route in Northern Virginia. 

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

 

33. Approval of agreement between the County Board and the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Transportation for the development and administration of two projects: 1) Columbia Pike Multi-Modal Improvements (from South Joyce Street to the Fairfax County Line) and 2) Pentagon City Multi-Modal Improvements (South Hayes Street from Army Navy Drive to 15 th Street.

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the recommendation in the Coutny Manager’s November 21, 2006, report, related to the approval of an agreement between the County Board and the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Transportation for the development and administration of two projects: 1) Columbia Pike Multi-Modal Improvements (from South Joyce Street to the Fairfax County Line) and 2) Pentagon City Multi-Modal Improvements (South Hayes Street from Army Navy Drive to 15th Street.

 

34. Authorization to accept a donation of a vehicle from a citizen to support the Police Department's Bait Vehicle Program in 2007 and in succeeding years.

C.M. Recommendation : Authorize the County Manager to accept donations of vehicles to support the Police Department's Bait Vehicle Program upon a determination by the Manager that the vehicle offered is suitable for use in the program, and to execute all documents necessary to effectuate the donations.

 

Requests to Advertise

35. Request to advertise a General Land Use Plan Amendment from “General  Commercial” (Shopper goods and other major mixed commercial uses, including offices. Generally a maximum of seven stories) to “Medium” Office-Apartment-Hotel (up to 2.5 F.A.R. Office Density, up to 115 units/acre Apartment Density, up to 180 units/acre Hotel Density) for a property known as 2000 Wilson Boulevard, generally located on the eastern part of the block in the area bounded by Wilson Boulevard, the proposed North Troy Street extension, Clarendon Boulevard, and North Courthouse Road.

C.M. Recommendation : Authorize advertisement of public hearings on the subject General Land Use Plan amendment from “General Commercial” to “Medium” Office-Apartment-Hotel, for dates concurrent with public hearings by the Planning Commission and the County Board for the associated site plan and rezoning applications.

36. Request to advertise “On the County Board's Own Motion” public hearings on the five year review of Arlington County 's Comprehensive Plan.

C.M. Recommendation : Authorize advertisement of public hearings at the January 27, 2007 County Board meeting and the associated Planning Commission meeting.

 

Other

37. Application and resolution for the Arlington County 's participation in the Virginia Department of Transportation's Primary and Secondary Road Fund Revenue Sharing Program.

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

 

38. Amendments to school appropriations for Fiscal Year 2007.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the revised appropriations for various School funds in FY 2007 to reflect the approved School Board resolutions in the FY 2006 Final Fiscal Status Report.

 

 

39. Amendment and Reenactment of a Non-Codified Ordinance Revising the Passenger Fare Schedule for the Arlington Transit (“ART”) Transportation System, to become effective on January 1, 2007.

C.M. Recommendation : Adopt the amendment and reenactment of a non-codified ordinance revising the passenger fare schedule for the Arlington Transit (“ART”) Transportation System, to become effective January 1, 2007.

 

40. Minutes.

REGULAR HEARING ITEMS

41. Buckingham Neighborhood Conservation Plan.

P.C. Recommendation: Accept the Buckingham Neighborhood Conservation Plan, with the staff comments in the plan, and with the following additional recommendations: the neighborhood and staff should resolve the boundary discrepancies; the community should meet with Planning staff to resolve land use discrepancies; the County Manager should address ADA requirements and accessibility issues; residential and commercial trash compliance code enforcement should be stepped up; direct staff to review the NC Plan to identify specific recommendations that apply to pending site plans and try to get them implemented through the site plan process in those site plans, including Buckingham Villages 1 & 3, and the American Service Center.

C.M. Recommendation : Accept the Buckingham Neighborhood Conservation Plan with staff comments attached to the Plan.

ITEM #41 This item will be heard on Tuesday, December 12, 2006, after Consent items, at the request of neighborhood representatives.

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FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Fisette, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board accepted the Buckingham Neighborhood Conservation Plan with staff comments attached to the Plan, as recommended in the County Manager’s December 9, 2006, report.

 

42. A. Request to adopt the Arlington Historic Preservation Master Plan as an element of the County's Comprehensive Plan.

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B. Request to approve the Arlington Historic Preservation Master Plan Implementation Framework as an administrative guide for the Historic Preservation Master Plan.

P.C. Recommendation: Adopt the Arlington Historic Preservation Master Plan as a new element of the Comprehensive Plan and add recommendations: to develop a records management policy; and that the County Manager implement Goal 2G as soon as possible to “seek diversified, sustainable funding for historic preservation programming and partnerships.”

C.M. Recommendation : Adopt the Arlington Historic Preservation Master Plan as a new element of the County's Comprehensive Plan and approve the Arlington Historic Preservation Master Plan Implementation Framework as an administrative guide.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Fisette, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board adopted the Arlington Historic Preservation Master Plan as a new element of the County's Comprehensive Plan and approved the Arlington Historic Preservation Master Plan Implementation Framework as an administrative guide, as recommended in the County Manager’s November 28, 2006, and December 9, 2006, supplemental reports, with direction to the County Manager to develop recommendations and options relating to records management and to implement as soon as possible the goal to seek diversified, sustainable funding for historic preservation programming and partnerships.

 

43. A. Adoption of the 2006 Clarendon Sector Plan – Part 2 and updates to Part 1.

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P.C. Recommendation: Adopt the 2006 Clarendon Sector plan Part 2, updates to Part 1, and options for new streets and open spaces at the western end of Clarendon, with changes that staff described and with the following caveats: support Option 1, with the following changes: (1) Designate Fairfax Drive as a pedestrian plaza, with (a) delivery-only access for adjacent buildings, (b) potential underground parking in conjunction with adjacent developments, and (c) encouragement of restaurants and other, pedestrian-oriented activities. (2) Eliminate reference to a potential Ivy Street between Wilson Boulevard and Fairfax Drive, but designate the area for pedestrian and service use as shown in Option 1A (11/29/06). (3) Eliminate the depiction of a building bridging the proposed North Ivy Street (adjacent to St. Charles) in all diagrams. Maximize open space on the west end; Identify opportunities for a permanent public market in the west end; Include additional information on phased redevelopment on these two blocks with installation of a larger park at the point and recognizing that the Ivy Street configuration will be a longer term goal; For off-site parking, recommend that the Sector Plan record the County’s intent to examine the supply of on-street handicapped parking and increase it for any blocks that take advantage of the off-site parking option; Develop creative shared parking opportunities, including the Olmstead Building when the tenant changes, and efficient use of underground garage space; County Board should adopt the concepts, but in recognition of the number of modifications that still need to be incorporated, direct staff to bring the final document back to LRPC for review prior to printing; Incorporate language encouraging certified or higher LEED levels for new buildings; The County Board should direct County staff to continue exploring opportunities for additional open space that is reasonable to achieve. The Planning Commission is concerned that the proposed 10th Street park may not be feasible; Eliminate the shared parking formulas for residential and commercial development but include the goal of increasing shared parking; The County should strive for at least 15% street tree coverage.

C.M. Recommendation : Adopt the 2006 Clarendon Sector Plan – Part 2, updates to Part 1 and revisions noted in the Issues Matrix attached to the staff report.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Tejada, seconded by Ms. Favola, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board adopted the 2006 Clarendon Sector Plan – Part 2, updates to Part 1 and revisions noted in the Issues Matrix attached to the staff reports dated November 30, 2006 and December 7, 2006 supplemental, with the commends made by the Board during discussion of this item.

B. GP-302-05-2: General Land Use Plan amendments for the Clarendon Metro Station Area:
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•  For purpose of identifying properties where proposed special regulations and incentives are applicable, such as density credits for building preservation, optional increased density provisions, special use permit processes, and limitations on by-right townhouse development, amend boundary of “Clarendon Revitalization District” to include properties: designated “Service Commercial” and “Medium Density Mixed-Use” north of Wilson Boulevard between Highland Street and Danville Street.; designated “Low-Medium” Residential south of 10 th Street North between North Irving Street and North Fillmore Street; and designated “Service Commercial” bordered by North Fillmore Street, Washington Boulevard, and 9 th Street North;

 

•  Amend “Note 2” to remove information pertaining to town house style commercial/residential development, reserve this Note number for future GLUP note, and remove “Commercial Townhouse District” in GLUP booklet to allow for subsequent amendments to “Clarendon Revitalization District” which will be intended to consolidate text regarding Clarendon Metro station area and set forth new policy goals and objectives for this area along south edge of 10 th Street; and

•  Amend Clarendon Metro Station Area box on back of GLUP Map to reflect new goals, objectives and policies as set forth in County Board-adopted Policy Directives (adopted February 28, 2006).

P.C. Recommendation: Approve the proposed GLUP amendments listed as Items A, B, and C, and adopt the resolutions attached to the County Manager’s report.

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

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Tejada, seconded by Ms. Favola, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved General Land Use Plan Amendments GP-302-05-2 as recommended in the County Manager’s November 20, 2006, report.

 

44. Amendment to Section 36. Administration and Procedures of the Arlington County Zoning Ordinance to amend, reenact and recodify zoning provisions to authorize the Board of Zoning Appeals to grant special exception use permits that modify requirements contained in the Zoning Ordinance with respect to physical requirements of improvements on a lot or parcel of land, including setback and other placement requirements, coverage, and height.

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Supplemental Report

P.C. Recommendation: The Planning Commission recommends the County Board: (1) Approve the Zoning Ordinance Amendment with the following modifications: that item 6.e be modified to say the modification “will not adversely affect: natural land form, historical features and/or significant trees and foliage”; that a new criterion be added to say that the modification does not materially reduce enjoyment and use of adjacent properties by those property’s owners and occupants; additional criterion should be added for those applications seeking a reduced setback from street frontage without existing sidewalk, to require the applicant to grant an easement to construct a sidewalk in the event a sidewalk is sought by the community; change the word “shall” to “may” in the third sentence of item 6; and the proposed zoning ordinance amendment should apply only to detached one-family dwelling units. (2) Furthermore, the County Board should direct the County Manager to implement the following administrative procedures: notification should be expanded to include e-mail to Civic Associations, NCAC representatives, and adjacent HOAs; applications for use permits should be posted on the county’s web page for a minimum of 30 days before the BZA hearing on the item; staff reports should also be posted promptly on the BZA’s web page prior to the hearing; that staff provides to the County Board and the Planning Commission, on an annual basis, descriptions of the use permits granted under this ordinance, to permit ongoing monitoring of the use of this ordinance; the Zoning Administrator include a paragraph describing, in plain English, the nature of the use permit being sought, in the posted notices; and notifications, both posted and mailed, should include both the web site address and phone number of the Zoning Administrator to request additional information on an application. (3) The County Board should seek assurances from staff that the website information is made available as soon as possible after an amendment is approved.

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

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board adopted the Zoning Ordinance amendments to Section 36. Administration and Procedures, as recommended in the County Manager’s December 6, 2006, revised ordinance report, as amended at the meeting with a sunset clause to December 31, 2008, and direction to the County Manager to prepare an ordinance relating to coverage and driveways for Board consideration early next year (first quarter).

 

45. A. GP-308-06-1 : General Land Use Plan Amendments to:

•  Change land use designation from “Public” [Parks (Local, regional, and federal) . Schools (Public). Parkways, major unpaved rights-of-way. Libraries and cultural facilities.] to “High” Office-Apartment-Hotel (up to 3.8 F.A.R. Office Density, up to 4.8 F.A.R. Apartment Density, up to 3.8 F.A.R. Hotel Density) for northern and southern portions of the block generally bounded by North Lynn Street., Wilson Boulevard, North Moore Street, and 19 th Street North while keeping central portion of the block “Public”;

•  Remove general location for open space symbol currently located on southern portions of aforementioned block; and

•  Remove stipple pattern on northern and central portions of aforementioned block as correction to indicate private ownership of those areas.

B. Adoption of an ordinance to amend, reenact, and recodify Section 25B. “C-O Rosslyn” Commercial Office Building, Retail, Hotel and Multiple-Family Dwelling Districts of the Arlington County Zoning Ordinance to allow additional height (up to maximum of five hundred (500) feet above sea level) for properties within the boundaries of the Central Place block, which is defined as blocks bounded by 19 th Street North, North Lynn Street., Wilson Boulevard., and Fort Myer Drive.

 

C. Adoption of an amendment to the Master Transportation Plan – pedestrian transportation plan to specify changes to the Rosslyn Skywalk Network that delete Skywalk bridges across North Moore Street and North Lynn Street , between Wilson Boulevard and 19 th Street North .

 

D. Z-2486-02-1 Rezoning a portion of site designated “C-O” Commercial Office Building, Hotel and Multiple Family Dwelling Districts to “C-O Rosslyn” Commercial Office Building, Retail, Hotel and Multiple-Family Dwelling Districts within block bounded by Wilson Boulevard, North Moore Street, 19 th Street North, and North Lynn Street, also known as Central Place parcels; 1730 N. Lynn St., 1801 and 1823 N. Moore St., 1213 Wilson Blvd., Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and Outlots A-3, A-4, A5 of Block 10, Rosslyn (RPC # 16-038-001, -002, -003, -005, -006, -008, -009, -010, -011, -012, -013).

 

E. SP #335 Site Plan Amendment : Central Place LLC, construct approximately 354 dwelling units, approximately 600,855 square feet commercial/retail space, with modification of use regulations for density, storage, mechanical rooms, shafts, observation decks, coverage, parking, loading space and drive aisle requirements; 1213 Wilson Blvd., 1730, 1735 N. Lynn St., 1801 N. Lynn St., 1801, 1823 N. Moore St., Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and Outlots A-3, A-4 and A-5, Block 10, Rosslyn (RPC #16-038-001, -002, -003, -004, -005, -006, -008, -009, -010, 011, -012, -013; 16-39-005, -018).

P.C. Recommendation: Defer all items outlined in the staff report to the February Planning Commission and County Board meetings in the hope that the FAA report will be available.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer consideration of all items to the February 24, 2007 County Board meeting and the associated Planning Commission meeting.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Mr. Ferguson, and carried by a vote of 4 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, Mr. Fisette – being out of the Board Room, the Board deferred consideration of all Central Place related items to the February 24, 2007 County Board meeting and the associated Planning Commission meeting, as recommended in the County Manager’s December 7, 2006, report.

 

46. SP #331 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): JBG/Fairfax Drive LLC, amend condition #77 re assignment of design drawings; 4420 Fairfax Drive (RPC #14-051-019).

C.M. Recommendation: Accept withdrawal of the site plan amendment request to modify Condition #77 of SP #331.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Ms. Favola, seconded by Mr. Ferguson, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board accepted the withdrawal of the site plan amendment request to modify Condition #77 of SP #331.

 

Other

47. The public hearing on this item has concluded . Arlington County 2007 Legislative Program for the 2007 Virginia General Assembly session.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the County Board 2007 Legislative Package.

ADDITIONAL ITEMS

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board granted a right of entry to MR Boundary Channel LLC for the purposes of conducting due diligence examinations on the County’s property located at the North Tract adjacent to 6th Street South, 10th Street South, and South Clark Street, and authorized the County Manager to execute a letter on the Board’s behalf authorizing such entry.

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the Fifth Amendment to Lease Agreement, between the County Board of Arlington County, Virginia, and Signature Theatre, Inc. on the real property located at 3806 South Four Mile Run Drive, Arlington, Virginia (RPC #29002013); and authorized the Real Estate Bureau Chief, or his designee, to execute, on behalf of the County Board, the Fifth Amendment to Lease Agreement and all related documents subject to approval as to form by the County Attorney.

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the First Amendment to Deed of Lease, between the County Board of Arlington County, Virginia, and Signature Theatre, Inc. on the real property located at The Village of Shirlington, Arlington, Virginia, RPC 29014013, and authorized the Real Estate Bureau Chief, or his designee, to execute, on behalf of the County Board, the First Amendment to Lease Agreement and all related documents subject to approval as to form by the County Attorney

RECESSED: At 6:45 p.m., the meeting was recessed to 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 12, 2006, with removed consent items #11, 15, 21, 28, and 33 to be heard at 6:30 p.m.

COUNTY BOARD RECESSED MEETING

Tuesday, December 12, 2006

3:00 P.M. Reports

6:30 P.M. Consent Agenda

No earlier than 6:45 P.M. Regular Hearing

  COUNTY BOARD BUSINESS AND REPORTS

•  County Board Reports

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Fisette, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board adopted the attached Resolution Supporting Legislation Relating to a Renewable Portfolio Standard for Virginia to be Introduced During the 2007 General Assembly Session by Senator Mary Margaret Whipple.

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved a January 2007 public hearing to consider the maximum for County Board salaries for January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2011.

•  Appointments

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

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board adopted the attached Penrose Square Working Group Charge.

•  Regional Reports

•  County Manager Report

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

 

CONSENT ITEMS ( Items removed from the Consent Agenda from Saturday, December 9, 2006)

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

REGULAR HEARING ITEMS (Regular Hearing items from Saturday, December 9, 2006, if needed, as well as those listed below)

 

48. U-1671-65-3 Use Permit Amendment: amendment for additional classrooms, dorm rooms, parking, auditorium; 2807 N. Glebe Road ( Marymount University , RPC #03-065-001).

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P.C. Recommendation: Defer the Use Permit Amendment to the January Planning Commission and County Board meetings, with issues of concern for the applicant to address as listed in the Planning Commission’s letter.

C.M. Recommendation : Defer consideration of the use permit amendment request to the February 24, 2007 County Board meeting and the associated Planning Commission meeting.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Fisette, seconded by Mr. Ferguson, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board deferred consideration of Use Permit Amendment U-1671-65-3 to the March 17, 2006, County Board meeting and the associated Planning Commission meeting

 

ADDITIONAL ITEMS

 

49. Claim by Dynasty Construction, Inc. (There is no report for this item)

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Fisette, seconded by Ms. Favola, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board denied the claim of Dynasty Construction, Inc.

50. Claim by Dynasty Construction, Inc. (There is no report for this item)

 

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Fisette, seconded by Mr. Tejada and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board denied the claim of Dynasty Construction, Inc.

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board authorized advertisement of public hearings for the January 16, 2007, Planning Commission meeting and the January 27, 2007, County Board meeting to consider “On the County Board’s Own Motion” rezoning from “RA14-26” Apartment Dwelling Districts to “R-6” One-Family Dwelling Districts for a portion of property located at 1600 North Lexington Street (RPC #10-026-021).

ADJOURNED: At 10:25 p.m., the meeting was adjourned.


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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 must hand the slip 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:

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