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April 21, 2007

 

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

NOTE: Revisions to the agenda will be shown in italics

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PUBLIC COMMENT

CONSENT ITEMS (Items 1-31) Citizens interested in removing an item from the Consent Agenda must submit a speaker slip to the Clerk at the Saturday, April 21, 2007, meeting before 9 a.m. Public testimony on removed items will occur at the Recessed Meeting on Tuesday, April 24, 2007, at 6:30 p.m. (no testimony taken on Saturday).

Site Plans/Amendments/Reviews

1. SP #149 Site Plan Amendment: McDonald’s Corporation, construct restaurant and drive-through window; 40 N. Glebe Road (RPC #20-034-001).

C.M. Recommendation: Defer consideration of the subject site plan amendment to the June 9, 2007, County Board meeting.

2. A. GP General Land Use Plan Amendments to:

1. 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 19th Street North while keeping the central portion of the block “Public”;

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

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

B. Ordinance to amend, reenact, and recodify Section 25B. “C-O Rosslyn” Commercial Office Building, Retail, Hotel and Multiple-Family Dwelling Districts of Arlington County Zoning Ordinance:

1. To allow additional height (up to maximum of five hundred (500) feet above sea level) for properties within boundaries of Central Place block, which is defined as blocks bounded by 19th St. N., N. Lynn St., Wilson Blvd., and Fort Myer Dr., or

2. To allow additional height (up to maximum of five hundred (470) feet above sea level) for properties within boundaries of Central Place block, which is defined as blocks bounded by 19th St. N., N. Lynn St., Wilson Blvd., and Fort Myer Dr.

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 19th Street North.

D. Z-2486-02-1 Rezoning (Carry-Over) 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 the block bounded by Wilson Boulevard, North Moore Street, 19th 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 (Carry-Over): 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: Recommend that the County Board defer items 3.A, B, C, D, and E to the May 5 County Board meeting and the associated Planning Commission meeting.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer consideration of the following items to the May 5, 2007, County Board meeting and associated Planning Commission meeting: GP 308-06-1 General Land Use Plan amendments to revise the general location of open space and the Office-Apartment-Hotel designations within the block and remove the stipple pattern to indicate private ownership; ordinance to amend, reenact, and recodify Section 25B to allow for additional height at Central Place; amendment to the Master Transportation Plan-Pedestrian Transportation to delete two skywalk bridges; Z-2486-02-1 Rezoning of a portion of the subject site from “C-O” to “C-O Rosslyn”; and SP #335 Site Plan Amendment to construct approximately 354 dwelling units, and approximately 600,855 square feet of commercial/retail space, with modification of use regulations.

3. SP #386 Site Plan Amendment: Renaissance Centro Arlington, LLC, amend condition #1 to extend site plan; 3901 Fairfax Drive (RPC #14-030-057, -058).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve extension of Site Plan #386 (The Club on Quincy/Virginia Square Park) to July 10, 2010, subject to revised condition #1 in the staff report and to all other previous conditions.

4. SP #391 Site Plan Amendment: Easton Partners LP, various changes to building; 6808, 6814, 6820, 6830, 6840 Fairfax Drive, 2011, 2025, 2101 N. Westmoreland St. (RPC #11-012-005, -006, -008, -009, -010, -020, -021, -125, -026). To be heard at Recessed Meeting.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Mr. Fisette, and carried by a vote of 5-0, the Board approved the site plan amendment, as recommended in the Supplemental Report dated April 20, 2007, subject to revised conditions #1, 36, 62, 67, 71, 77, 79, 80, and 81, new conditions #83 and 84, and to all previous conditions.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the site plan amendment request subject to revised conditions #1, 36, 62, 67, 71, 77, 79, 80, and 81, new conditions #83 and 84, and to all previous conditions.

35. A. Adoption of a local ordinance: expand the Buckingham Historic District by designating buildings, open space, trees, landscaping and other structures and features within property of Buckingham Village 3 as historic landmarks and establishing all of Village 3 as part of the Historic District.

Supplement

B. Adoption of an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan-Master Transportation Plan-Part I – add new sections of 3rd Street North between North Pershing Drive and North Henderson Road and 4th Street North between George Mason Drive and the proposed new section of 3rd Street North.

C. Z-2533-07-1 Rezoning (Carry-Over): North Pershing Drive Apartments Investors LLC, “R-6” One Family Dwelling Districts to “RA8-18” Apartment Dwelling Districts; 4319 N. Pershing Drive, Buckingham Villages 1 and 3 (RPC #20-024-004).

D. SP # 405 Site Plan (Carry-Over): North Pershing Drive Apartments Investors LLC, construct approximately 766 apartment and townhouse units, including approximately 300 affordable dwelling units; 4319 N. Pershing Drive, Buckingham Villages 1 and 3 (RPC #20-023-002, 20-024-004).

E. Enactment of an Ordinance to Vacate a 5’ Water Distribution Easement and a Portion of a 5’ Sanitary Sewer Easement, on Buckingham Section Nine, Said Easements Running Generally Along the Westerly Side of the Property at 4406 Henderson Road, Southward and Eastward Towards North Pershing Drive, (RPC #20024004), with Conditions.

F. Allocation of Fiscal Year 2007 Affordable Housing Investment Fund (AHIF) and Housing Reserve Fund funds as a loan to the Buckingham M.I. Apartments L.P. to assist with the development of the Buckingham Villages Apartments.

G. Allocation of Fiscal Year 2007 Affordable Housing Investment Fund and Housing Reserve Fund funds for a Tenant Assistance Fund and a Tenant Services and Hardship Fund to assist with the development of the Buckingham Villages apartments.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer all items (A through G) to the County Board meeting of June 9, 2007.

Use Permits Request/Reviews/Amendments

5. U-1840-70-3 Use Permit Amendment (Carry-Over): WAVA Building LP, replace existing tower structure; 5232 Lee Highway (RPC #09-001-021).

C.M. Recommendation: Accept the withdrawal of the subject use permit amendment request.

6. U-2387-83-1 Use Permit Review: Service station; 1824 Wilson Blvd. (Exxon, RPC #17-010-018).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to all previous conditions and with a review by the County Board in five (5) years (April 2012).

7. U-2677-90-1 Use Permit Review: Live entertainment and dancing; 2619 Columbia Pike (Cecilia’s, RPC #25-016-004).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to all previous conditions, with a County Board review in five (5) years (April 2012).

8. U-2924-97-2 Use Permit Review: food delivery; 2440 Wilson Blvd. (Papa John’s Pizza, RPC #18-006-009).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to all previous conditions, with a correction to condition #3, and a County Board review in five (5) years (April 2012).

9. U-2934-98-1 Use Permit Review: food delivery; 2609 Columbia Pike (Buona Pizza, RPC #25-016-004).

C.M. Recommendation: Do not renew the use permit for a food delivery use.

10. U-2960-99-1 Use Permit Review: school of music; 1125 N. Patrick Henry Drive (Levine School of Music, RPC #09-067-001). To be heard at Recessed Meeting.

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to all previous conditions, with no further review.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Fisette, seconded by Mr. Zimmerman and carried by a vote of 5-0, the Board renewed the Use Permit for the Levine School of Music), subject to all previous conditions and one new condition, with an administrative review in one (1) year (April 2008) and no further scheduled review by the County Board, as recommended in the Supplemental Report – Revised Recommendation dated April 24, 2007.

11. U-3052-02-3 Use Permit Review (Carry-Over): day care center; 2612 N. Pershing Drive (Jamal A. Sharifi and Safia Jamal, RPC #18-056-006).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to all previous conditions, with an administrative review in one (1) year and a County Board review in three years (March 2010).

12. U-3053-03-1 Use Permit Review: family day care; 4000 S. 19th St. (Magaly Paz Quiroga, RPC #26-023-024).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to the previous condition and one new condition, with a review in five years (April 2012).

13. U-3058-03-2 Use Permit Review: family day care; 937 S. 17th St. (Maria Teresa Desaba, RPC #36-001-001).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to the previous condition, with a review by the County Board in five (5) years (April 2012).

14. U-3126-05-1 Use Permit Amendment (Form Based Code): West Columbia Pike, LLC, amend condition #13 regarding installation of transitional utility pole; 5440, 5500 Columbia Pike (RPC #28-004-004, -005).

C.M. Recommendation: Defer consideration of the use permit amendment request to the June 9, 2007, County Board meeting.

15. U-3151-06-1 Use Permit Review: family daycare; 5204 N. Carlin Springs Road (Lina Calizaya Rocha, RPC #13-051-010).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to all previous conditions, with a review by the County Board in three (3) years (April 2010).

16. U-3162-06-3 Use Permit (Carry-Over): New Cingular Wireless PCS LLC, rooftop and grade level telecommunications facilities; 5115 Little Falls Road (RPC #02-024-027).

C.M. Recommendation: Defer the subject use permit request until the July 7, 2007, County Board meeting.

17. U-3170-07-1 Use Permit: Isabel Torrico, family day care for nine (9) children; 5809 S. 5th Road (RPC #21-028-077).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve, subject to the conditions of the staff report, with a review by the County Board in one (1) year (April 2008).

Vacations, Easements, Rights of Way, Encroachments & Leases

18. Approval of a deed of lease, between the County Board of Arlington County, Virginia, as landlord, and William G. Murray, commissioner of accounts for Arlington County, Virginia, as tenant, on the County’s real property located at 1425 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 6500, Arlington, Virginia, for the leasing of 965 square feet of office space in the Courthouse building (RPC #17015011).

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

19. Approval of the County’s Annual Consolidated Plan for Fiscal Year 2008, which includes the FY 2008 Annual Consolidated Plan for the City of Falls Church. (Public testimony on allocations has concluded)

Attachment 1
Attachment 2
Attachment 3
Attachment 4
Attachment 5
Attachment 6

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the FY 2008 Annual Consolidated Plan for Arlington (Attachments 1 and 2 of the staff report); approve the FY 2008 Annual Consolidated Plan for the City of Falls Church (Attachment 3 of the staff report) and the allocation of CDBG and HOME funds for the City of Falls Church; and authorize the County Manager to submit the approved FY 2008 Annual Consolidated Plan and its required certifications to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and sign contracts and documents required for the approval and implementation of the Annual Consolidated Plan and its component programs. In addition, approve the minor revisions to the Community Participation Plan (Attachment 4 of the staff report); and appropriate $22,450 from the HOME American Dream Down payment Initiative) to the Affordable Investment Housing Fund to be used for the Moderate Income Purchase Assistance Program.

Appropriations, Grant Applications & Other Contracts

20. Appropriation of funds from the Inmate Telephone Commission to the Sheriff's Office.

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

21. Fiscal Year 2007 supplemental grants for the Department of Human Services.

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

22. Approval of the award of a professional services contract to conduct a park and outdoor recreation facilities life cycle assessment.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the award of Agreement No. 355-06 to Facility Engineering Associates, PC, to provide professional services contract in the amount of $159,126 plus a contingency of $23,869 for a total authorization of $182,995 for Phase I of the Arlington County Park and Outdoor Recreation Facilities Life Cycle Assessment Project. In addition, authorize the Purchasing Agent to execute the contract documents, subject to review by the County Attorney

23. Authorization of Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 35-03 with Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum, PC (HOK) to complete design services for the Columbia Pike Super Stops, Purchase Order No. 500775A.

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

24. Approval of three agreements between the County Board and the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Transportation (VDOT) for the development and administration of three projects: 1) Arlington Boulevard trail improvements, 2) Meade Street Bridge pedestrian improvements, 3) Arlington Metro Station bicycle parking. To be heard at Recessed Meeting.

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

Requests to Advertise

25. Request to advertise an amendment to Chapter 27-23 (Court security fee for persons convicted in Arlington county District or Circuit Court) of the Arlington County Code.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize advertisement for a public hearing on May 5, 2007, the amendment of Chapter 27 of the Arlington County Code to increase the court security fee for persons convicted in the Arlington County District or Circuit Court from $5.00 to $10.00.

26. Request to advertise proposed changes to the Utility Tax Ordinance to enact a levy on electricity and natural gas for residential users based on usage over established minimum levels.

C.M. Recommendation: Ratify the advertisement to amend Chapter 63, of the Code of Arlington County , Virginia , to enact a residential utility tax advertised on April 16, and authorize the second advertisement, scheduled for April 23 as notification for a public hearing on May 5, 2007 .  The residential utility tax proposed is based on energy consumption at a rate of $0.00341 per kilowatt hour (kWh) of electricity and $0.03 per cubic hundred feet (CCF) of natural gas, the tax not to exceed $3.00 per month for each utility It is also proposed that the first 400 kWh of electricity and 20 CCF of natural gas be excluded from taxation and that the funds generated be accounted for and remain in an environmental sustainability fund.

Other

27. Amendments to the ordinance on precincts and polling places to relocate the polling place for voting for the Shirlington Precinct to the Park Operations Building and to adjust the boundary between the Abingdon and Shirlington precincts.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the proposed amendments to the ordinance on precincts and polling places as follows: move the polling place for the Shirlington Precinct to the Park Operations Building, 2700 South Taylor St., and adjust the boundary between the Abingdon and Shirlington precincts.

28. Resolution authorizing preliminary assessment for local improvements under Virginia Code Section 15.2-2404 et seq., concerning the High Density and High Pedestrian Concrete Maintenance Program, Concrete Sidewalk, Curb and Gutter Improvements for Project No. 2007-1 at 2200 Wilson Blvd. (RPC #18-004-007 & RPC #18-004-008), Account #001.313/CN; and resolution authorizing preliminary assessment for local improvements under Virginia Code Section 15.2-2404 et seq., concerning the High Density Pedestrian Concrete Maintenance Program, Concrete Sidewalk, Curb and Gutter Improvements for Project No. 2007-2 at 2629 Wilson Blvd. (RPC # 15063012), 2625 Wilson Blvd. (RPC # 15063020), and 2637 Wilson Blvd. (RPC # 15063021), Account #001.313/CN.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize the withdrawal of the resolution (attached to the staff report as Exhibit 1), subject to re-advertisement for a future County Board meeting.

29. Approval of a telecommunications license agreement between the County Board and EarthLink, Inc., a Delaware Corporation, for the provision of wireless broadband Internet access services within Arlington County, including installation of wireless access antennas and associated equipment to receive and transmit wireless broadband signals in public rights-of-way.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the agreement between the County Board of Arlington County, Virginia and EarthLink for the construction and operation of Wireless Internet access facilities in the County, and authorize the County Manager to execute the agreement, subject to approval of the agreement as to form by the County Attorney.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Mr. Tejada and carried by a vote of 5-0, the Board approved the agreement between the County Board of Arlington County, Virginia and EarthLink for the construction and operation of Wireless Internet access facilities in the County, and authorize the County Manager to execute the agreement, subject to approval of the agreement as to form by the County Attorney.

30. Agreement between the Arlington County Government and retired Arlington Police Officer Ted Robinson.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize the County Manager to sign the amendment to the agreement between the Arlington County Government and Mr. Ted Robinson.

31. Minutes.

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. Ferguson - Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board approved the Consent Agenda – items #1 through #31 and item #35 – except for items #4, 10, and 29, which were removed from the consent agenda and will be heard on Tuesday, April 24, at 6:30 p.m. Additional people may sign up to speak on the removed items.

REGULAR HEARING ITEMS

32. Approval of the Fiscal Year 2008 Budget (Public hearings for these items have concluded.)

A. Fiscal Year 2008 County Budget Resolution and Appropriations Resolution.

Attachment

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the FY 2008 County Budget Resolution (Attachment I of the staff report); adopt the attached FY 2008 County Appropriations Resolution (Attachment II of the staff report); and authorize the County Manager to negotiate and sign grant agreements with non-profits that result from FY 2008 budget appropriations, with the approval of the County Attorney.

B. (This item is included in item A)

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. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board adopted the FY 2008 County Budget Resolution , adopted the FY 2008 County Appropriations Resolution, and authorized the County Manager to negotiate and sign grant agreements with non-profits that result from FY 2008 budget appropriations, with the approval of the County Attorney, as recommended in the County Manager's April 18, 2007, report.

C. Adoption of the real estate tax rate.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt a Calendar Year 2007 real estate tax rate of $0.818 using the resolution attached to the staff report.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board adopted a Calendar Year 2007 real estate tax rate of $0.818, as recommended in the County Manager's April 9, 2007, report.

D. Adopt the Chain Bridge Road Service District tax rate as part of the real estate tax rate.

Attachment

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt a Calendar Year 2007 tax rate for the Chain Bridge Road Service District of $0.053 that is in addition to the current real estate rateusing the resolution attached to the staff report (Attachment I).

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. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board adopted a Calendar Year 2007 tax rate for the Chain Bridge Road Service District of $0.053 that is in addition to the current real estate tax rate, as recommended in the County Manager's April 2, 2007, report.

E. Adopt the 2nd Road North Service District tax rate as part of the real estate tax rate.

Attachment

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt a Calendar Year 2007 tax rate for the 2nd Road North Service District of $0.147 that is in addition to the current real estate rate using the resolution attached to the staff report (Attachment I).

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. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board adopted a Calendar Year 2007 tax rate for the 2nd Road North Service District of $0.147 that is in addition to the current real estate tax rate, as recommended in the County Manager's April 2, 2007, report.

F. Adopt the Rosslyn Business Improvement Service District (Rosslyn BID) tax rate as part of the overall real estate tax rate.

Attachment

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt a Calendar Year 2007 tax rate for the Rosslyn Business Improvement Service District (“Rosslyn BID”) of $0.082 that is in addition to the current real estate rate, using the resolution attached to the staff report (Attachment I).

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. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board adopted a Calendar Year 2007 tax rate for the Rosslyn Business Improvement Service District (Rosslyn BID) of $0.082 that is in addition to the current real estate tax rate, as recommended in the County Manager's April 2, 2007, report.

G. Adopt the Crystal City Business Improvement Service District (Crystal City BID) tax rate as part of the overall real estate tax rate.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt a Calendar Year 2007 tax rate for the Crystal City Business Improvement Service District (“Crystal City BID”) of $0.045 that is in addition to the current real estate rate, using the resolution attached to the staff report (Attachment I).

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. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board adopted a Calendar Year 2007 tax rate for the Crystal City Business Improvement Service District ("Crystal City BID") of $0.045 that is in addition to the current real estate rate, as recommended in the County Manager's April 1, 2007, report.

H. Adopt the personal property tax rate and the allocation method of the State’s vehicle tax relief provided to Arlington County.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt a Calendar Year 2007 personal property tax rate of $5.00 per $100 of assessed value using the attached resolution (Attachment I of the staff report) and for public service corporations the real estate tax rate of $0.818 per $100 of assessed value as adopted in the prior agenda item. In addition, adopt a Calendar Year 2007 resolution (Attachment II of the staff report) fixing the methodology that shall be utilized in distributing the State’s fixed block grant, including additional relief provided to qualifying clean fuel vehicles of 100% of the vehicle tax bill up to $20,000 in assessed value.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board adopted a Calendar Year 2007 personal property tax rate of $5.00 per $100 of assessed value and for public service corporations the real estate tax rate of $0.818 per $100 of assessed value as adopted in the prior agenda item. In addition, adopted a Calendar Year 2007 resolution fixing the methodology that shall be utilized in distributing the State's fixed block grant, including additional relief provided to qualifying clean fuel vehicles of 100% of the vehicle tax bill up to $20,000 in assessed value, as recommended in the County Manager's April 1, 2007, report.

I. Adoption of amendments to the Street Development and Construction Ordinance, Chapter 22, §22-7(c), of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia, concerning Chesapeake Bay Ordinance review fees to become effective July 1, 2007.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the proposed amendments to Chapter 22, §22-7(c), of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia, to establish a new Landscape Conservation Plan review fee of $290.00, and minor editorial revisions in §22-7(c) so that it is consistent with the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Ordinance amendments adopted in February 2003.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Tejada, seconded by Mr. Ferguson, and carried by a vote of 4 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board adopted the proposed amendments to Chapter 22, §22-7(c), of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia, to establish a new Landscape Conservation Plan review fee of $290.00, and minor editorial revisions in §22-7(c) so that it is consistent with the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Ordinance amendments adopted in February 2003, as recommended in the County Manager's March 29, 2007, report.

J. Adopt the Fiscal Year 2008 household solid waste rate.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the amendment to Chapter 10, Article I (Refuse) of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia. The amendment would increase the household solid waste rate to $295.80. The amendment will become effective July 1, 2007.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board adopted the amendment to Chapter 10, Article I (Refuse) of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia. The amendment increases the Household Solid Waste Rate to $295.80 and will become effective July 1, 2007, as recommended in the County Manager's March 29, 2007, report.

K. Adopt the proposed amendments to the Utilities Ordinance and the Water Rules and Regulations Handbook related to Hook-Up (Infrastructure Availability) fees.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the following three proposed changes to the County Code and the County’s Water Rules and Regulations. These proposed changes would become effective on July 1, 2007: Amend Chapter 26, Article I of the Arlington County Code (Utilities Ordinance) and Appendix A of the Water Rules and Regulations Handbook so that all references to “hook-up fee” are replaced with “infrastructure availability fee” (IAF); revise the amount of the hook-up fee/IAF in the Utilities Ordinance from $116 per drainage fixture unit (DFU) to $164 per DFU. This $48 aggregate increase would reflect an increase from $40 to $69 per DFU for water service and from $76 to $95 per DFU for sewer service; and amend Appendix A of the Water Rules and Regulations Handbook to allow hook-up fee/IAF revenue to be used for any capital projects for the water distribution system, sewer collection system, or water pollution control plant.

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. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board adopted the following three changes to the County Code and the County’s Water Rules and Regulations, effective July 1, 2007: Amended Chapter 26, Article I of the Arlington County Code (Utilities Ordinance) and Appendix A of the Water Rules and Regulations Handbook so that all references to "hook-up fee" are replaced with "infrastructure availability fee" (IAF); revised the amount of the hook-up fee/IAF in the Utilities Ordinance from $116 per drainage fixture unit (DFU) to $164 per DFU. This $48 aggregate increase would reflect an increase from $40 to $69 per DFU for water service and from $76 to $95 per DFU for sewer service; and amended Appendix A of the Water Rules and Regulations Handbook to allow hook-up fee/IAF revenue to be used for any capital projects for the water distribution system, sewer collection system, or water pollution control plant, as recommended in the County Manager's April 16, 2007, report.

L. Adopt the proposed FY 2008 water/sewer rate increase.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt an amendment to Chapter 26, Article 1 of the Arlington County Code (Utilities Ordinance) to increase the water rate by $.13, from $3.21 per thousand gallons to $3.34 per thousand gallons, and the sewer rate by $1.07, from $4.79 per thousand gallons to $5.86 per thousand gallons.

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. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board adopted an amendment to Chapter 26, Article 1 of the Arlington County Code (Utilities Ordinance) to increase the water rate by $.13, from $3.21 per thousand gallons to $3.34 per thousand gallons, and the sewer rate by $1.07, from $4.79 per thousand gallons to $5.86 per thousand gallons, as recommended in the County Manager's April 16, 2007, report.

M. Adopt amendments to the Street Development and Construction Ordinance concerning charges and fees for right-of-way permits.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the amendments to Chapter 22 (Street Development and Construction), Section 22-7, Subsection (j) of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia, concerning charges and fees for right-of-way permits effective July 1, 2007.

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. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board adopted the amendments to Chapter 22 (Street Development and Construction), Section 22-7, Subsection (j) of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia, concerning charges and fees for right-of-way permits effective July 1, 2007, as recommended in the County Manager's April 29, 2007, report.

N. Adopt an increase to the parking meter rates effective July 1, 2007.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the amendments to Section 14.2-44(b) of the County Code to increase parking meter rates effective July 1, 2007.

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. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board adopted the amendments to Section 14.2-44(b) of the County Code to increase parking meter rates effective July 1, 2007, as recommended in the County Manager's March 29, 2007, report.

O. Adoption of amendments to Section 34. Nameplates, Signs, and Other Displays or Devices to Direct, Identify, and Inform, and to Section 36. Administration and Procedures of the Zoning Ordinance to increase application fees for Signs, Rezonings, Compliance Letters, Variances, Use Permits, and Site Plans.

P.C. Recommendation: Recommend that the County Board adopt the ordinance to increase fees attached to the draft staff report.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the ordinance to amend reenact and recodify Section 34 and Section 36 of the Arlington County Zoning Ordinance to increase application fees necessary to provide for efficient zoning administration, to encourage economic development, and to promote the health, safety and general welfare of the public.

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. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board adopted the ordinance to amend reenact and recodify Section 34 and Section 36 of the Arlington County Zoning Ordinance to increase application fees necessary to provide for efficient zoning administration, to encourage economic development, and to promote the health, safety and general welfare of the public, as recommended in the County Manager's March 28, 2007, report.

P. Adoption of the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources fees for Fiscal Year 2008.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the resolution (attached to the staff report) setting the FY 2008 Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources program fees (Attachment I). In addition, adopt an Arlington residency requirement for all adult sports leagues effective July 1, 2009. At the league level, membership must consist of 66 percent Arlington residents. Individual teams within a league will be required to maintain a membership of 51 percent Arlington residents. Individuals who work in Arlington will count towards meeting this requirement.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Zimmerman, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board adopt the resolution setting the FY 2008 Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources program fees. In addition, adopted an Arlington residency requirement for all adult sports leagues effective July 1, 2009. At the league level, membership must consist of 66 percent Arlington residents. Individual teams within a league will be required to maintain a membership of 51 percent Arlington residents. Individuals who work in Arlington will count towards meeting this requirement, as recommended in the County Manager's March 30, 2007, report.

Q. Adopt amendments to the Street Development & Construction Ordinance, Chapter 22, of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia, the Subdivision Ordinance, Chapter 23, of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia, and the Erosion and Sediment Control Ordinance, Chapter 57, of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia, Concerning Engineering Review and Inspection Service, Plat Application, Plat Review, Bond Administration, and Erosion and Sediment Control Fees.

C.M. Recommendation: Enact the ordinance attached to the staff report to amend, reenact, and recodify Chapter 22 (Street Development and Construction) Section 22-7, Chapter 23 (Subdivision) Section 23-11, and Chapter 57 (Erosion & Sediment Control) Section 57-8 of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia concerning charges for engineering review and inspection service, plat application, plat review, bond administration services, and erosion and sediment control review/inspection, to become effective on July 1, 2007.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Zimmerman, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board enacted the ordinance to amend, reenact, and recodify Chapter 22 (Street Development and Construction) Section 22-7, Chapter 23 (Subdivision) Section 23-11, and Chapter 57 (Erosion & Sediment Control) Section 57-8 of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia concerning charges for engineering review and inspection service, plat application, plat review, bond administration services, and erosion and sediment control review/inspection, to become effective on July 1, 2007, as recommended in the County Manager's March 30, 2007, report.

R. Adoption of the School Transfer Resolution.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the Fiscal Year 2008 School Transfer Resolution (Attachment I of the staff report).

FINAL ACTION: Mr. Tejada read and signed a Conflict of Interest Statement regarding his wife's employment with the Schools. On motion by Ms. Favola, seconded by Mr. Ferguson, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board adopted the Fiscal Year 2008 School Transfer Resolution, as recommended in the County Manager's April 20, 2007, report.

S. Adoption of Fiscal Year 2008 Pay Scale.

Attachment 1
Attachment 2
Attachment 3
Attachment 4

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the pay schedule for County employees attached to the staff report.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Zimmerman, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board approved the pay schedule for County employees, as recommended in the County Manager's April 18, 2007, report, which includes 1.5% market pay adjustment and funding for merit steps.

T. Adoption of the Community Development Program and Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2008, including allocation of AHIF Housing Services funds.

Attachment

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the Community Development Program and Budget for FY 2008 as described in the Proposed Budget for FY 2008, with reduction of $7,346 to Administration/Planning line item and $363 to the total Falls Church line to reflect the actual grant amount; authorize the County Manager to sign contracts and documents (1) to make grants in FY 2008 as shown in the Proposed Budget for FY 2008, and (2) as may be required by HUD for participation in the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, including CDBG Certifications, and (3) as may be required by Virginia State Department of Social Services and the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services for participation in the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) Program, and (4) to enter into contracts for two year periods with a specific reservation for Board authorization for the second year, contingent upon federal funding; and approve the allocation of revolving loan program income received annually by AHC, Inc. and Enterprise Development Group (EDG), as required by CDBG regulations. In addition, allocate up to $90,000 from the FY 2008 Affordable Housing Investment Fund (AHIF) in housing services funds to three programs: $25,000 for the Financial Literacy Skills Project by Doorways for Women and Children; $40,000 for the Transitional Housing by Borromeo Housing; and $25,000 for the Youth Housing Specialist by Department of Human Services; and authorize the County Manager to execute the required documents to convey the AHIF grant up to $90,000 in total to Doorways for Women and Children, Borromeo Housing, and to DHS.

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. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board approved the recommendation in the County Manager's March 30, 2007, report, relating to the adoption of the Community Development Program and Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2008, including allocation of AHIF Housing Services funds.

U. Adoption of new fee scale for the Madison Adult Day Health Care Center Program.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt new program fee scale for the Madison Adult Day Health Care Center Program effective July 1, 2007.

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. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board adopted a new program fee scale for the Madison Adult Day Health Care Center Program effective July 1, 2007, as recommended in the County Manager's March 30, 2007, report.

33. Sale of general obligation public improvement and refunding bonds.

Supplement

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt, by roll call vote, the resolution authorizing the sale of General Obligation Public Improvement Bonds and Refunding Bonds in the amount not to exceed $250.5 million (Rounded number).

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Fisette, seconded by Mr. Zimmerman, and carried by a roll call vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board adopted, by roll call vote, the revised resolution authorizing the sale of General Obligation Public Improvement Bonds and Refunding Bonds in the amount not to exceed $252.4 million, as recommended in the County Manager's April 17, 2007, Supplemental report.

34. A. SP#346 PDSP Amendment (Carry-Over): The Meridian Group, LLC, to convert 372,456 square feet of office gross floor area in Land Bay D-West to residential gross floor area, and to reallocate and convert approximately 36,847 square feet of office gross floor area from Land Bay C to residential (approximately 25,979 square feet) and retail (approximately 10,868 square feet) in Land Bay D-West; to amend PDSP Condition #4 to amend approved gross floor areas and to increase maximum number of dwelling units permitted to 1,548 units; to reallocate and convert approximately 38,990 square feet of office gross floor area from Land Bay C to residential (approximately 27,487 square feet) and retail (approximately 11,503 square feet) in Land Bay D-East; to reallocate approximately 10,934 square feet of office gross floor area from Land Bay C to Land Bay E-West; to reallocate and convert 29,121 square feet of office gross floor area from Land Bay C to retail in Land Bay E-West; to reallocate and convert 4,120 square feet of residential gross floor area from Land Bay E-East to office in Land Bay E-West; to reallocate and convert 36,440 square feet of hotel gross floor area from Land Bay B to retail in Land Bay E-West. (RPC #34-027-046, -052, -053, -062, -063, -065, -066, -067, -068, -069, -070, -071, -072).

Supplement

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Fisette, seconded by Ms. Favola, and carried by a vote of 3 to 2, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Nay, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Nay, the Board approved the County Manager's recommendations in his April 13, 2007, report, related to SP #346 Phased Development Site Plan Amendment (PDSP): To convert 372,456 sf of office GFA in Land Bay D-West to residential GFA, and to reallocate and convert approximately 36,847 sf of office GFA from Land Bay C to residential (approximately 25,979 sf) and retail (approximately 10,868 sf) in Land Bay D-West; to amend PDSP Condition #4 to amend approved GFA's and to increase the maximum number of dwelling units permitted to 1,548 units; to reallocate and convert approximately 38,990 sf of office GFA from Land Bay C to residential (approximately 27,487 sf) and retail (approximately 11,503 sf) in Land Bay D-East; to reallocate approximately 10,934 sf of office GFA from Land Bay C to Land Bay E-West; to reallocate and convert 29,121 sf of office GFA from Land Bay C to retail in Land Bay E-West; to reallocate and convert 4,120 sf of residential GFA from Land Bay E-East to office in Land Bay E-West; to reallocate and convert 36,440 sf of hotel GFA from Land Bay B to retail in Land Bay E-West. (RPC #34-027-046, -052, -053, -062, -063, -065, -066, -067, -068, -069, -070, -071, -072).

B. SP #346 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): The Meridian Group, LLC, approximately 360 dwelling units, approximately 16,503 square feet retail, modification of use regulations for exclusion of storage space at garage level, reduction in required number of loading docks, (Land Bay D-East, RPC #34-027-062).

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Fisette, seconded by Mr. Ferguson, and carried by a vote of 3 to 2, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Nay, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Nay, the Board approved Site Plan Amendment SP #346 for a Final Site Plan for Land Bay D-East: Approximately 360 dwelling units, approximately 16,503 sq ft retail, modification of use regulations for exclusion of storage space at garage level, reduction in required number of loading docks (RPC #34-027-062), as recommended in the County Manager's April 13, 2007, and April 19, 2007, reports, with a LEED score from 26 to 28.

C. SP #346 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): The Meridian Group, LLC, approximately 331 dwelling units, approximately 15,868 square feet retail, modification of use regulations for exclusion of storage space at garage level, reduction in required number of loading docks, (Land Bay D-West, RPC #34-027-065).

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Fisette, seconded by Mr. Ferguson, and carried by a vote of 3 to 2, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Nay, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Nay, the Board approved Site Plan Amendment SP #346 for a Final Site Plan for Land Bay D-West: Approximately 331 dwelling units, approximately 15,868 sq ft retail, modification of use regulations for exclusion of storage space at garage level, reduction in required number of loading docks (RPC #34-027-065), as recommended in the County Manager's April 13, 2007, and April 19, 2007, reports, with a LEED score from 26 to 28, plus an amendment adding a new condition #84 regarding widening and height of Land Bay D-East VIA.

D. SP #346 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): The Meridian Group, LLC, approximately 374,379 square feet office, approximately 71,418 square feet retail, modification of use regulations for reduction in required number of loading docks, and shared parking; Conceptual Design Plan for Center Park (Land Bay E-West) (RPC #34-027-046, -052, -053)

P.C. Recommendation: Recommend that the County Board approve items A, B, C, and D, with the following amendments: require LEED certification for all buildings; require public street dedication per language read by the applicant; consult with the National Park Service on the species of street trees along Potomac Avenue; require that the final park design come back through SPRC; consider a more integrated space at the roundhouse, and provide a better link to the transit station; apply universal access principles in the design of entrances and the park in general, as well as the steps to the roundhouse; consider widening the Land Bay D West “via”, and the applicant should provide elevations on the interior views of both visas; provide wider sidewalks on 33rd Street; and support counterclockwise circulation around the park.

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

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Fisette, seconded by Ms. Favola, and carried by a vote of 3 to 2, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Nay, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Nay, the Board approved Site Plan Amendment SP #346 for a Final Site Plan for Land Bay E-West: Approximately 374,379 sq ft office, approximately 71,418 sq ft retail, modification of use regulations for reduction in required number of loading docks, and shared parking; Conceptual Design Plan for Center Park. (RPC #34-027-046, -052, -053), as recommended in the County Manager's April 13, 2007, and April 19, 2007, reports, with a LEED score from 26 to 28.

35. This is now a deferral item which has been moved to consent.

36. U-3150-06-1 Use Permit Review (Carry-Over): secondary parking for off-site users; 1600 N. Glebe Road (Mount Olivet Church, RPC #07-029-013).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, the secondary parking use permit, with an amendment to condition #6, subject to all other previously approved conditions, with a County Board review in one (1) year (April 2008).

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. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board renewed Use Permit U-3150-06-1 for secondary parking for 100 parking spaces for off-site users at 1600 North Glebe Road (RPC #07-029-013), with an amendment to condition #6, subject to all other previously approved conditions, with a County Board review in one (1) year (April 2008), as recommended in the County Manager's April 16, 2007, report.

37. Claim by the Standard Fire Insurance Company. (No report for this item)

To be heard Tuesday, April 24th.

38. Claim by Edward Bunn. (No report for this item)

This item was removed from the agenda.

Other

RECESSED: At 3:32 p.m., the meeting was recessed to 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, 2007, with removed consent items #4, 10, and 29 to be heard at 6:30 p.m.

COUNTY BOARD RECESSED MEETING

Tuesday, April 24, 2007
3:00 P.M. Reports
6:30 P.M. Consent Agenda
No earlier than 6:45 P.M. Regular Hearing

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COUNTY BOARD BUSINESS AND REPORTS

I. County Board Reports

II. Appointments

III. Regional Reports

IV. County Manager Report

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

CONSENT ITEMS (Items removed from the Consent Agenda Saturday, April 21, 2007)

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

REGULAR HEARING ITEMS (Regular Hearing items from Saturday, April 21, 2007, if needed, as well as those listed below)

 

39. A. Approval of the award of a contract to Sagres Construction Corp. for the construction of Phase I of the Little Pimmit Run Flood Control Project.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Ms. Favola, seconded by Mr. Fisette and carried by a vote of 4-1, Mr. Zimmerman voting “no”, the Board approved the award of Contract No. 133-07 to Sagres Construction Corporation for the replacement of an existing culvert beneath Old Dominion Drive and streetscape improvements along Old Dominion Drive in the amount of $889,510, authorized an allocation of $100,000 as a contingency for change orders and increased quantities, and $60,000 in stipulated items for a total authorization of $1,049,510; and authorized the Purchasing Agent to execute the contract amendment documents, subject to review by the County Attorney.

B. This item was removed from the agenda.

C.M. Recommendation:

 

ADDITIONAL ITEMS

FINAL ACTION – MoU with Paradigm re Buckingham Villages: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Tejada and carried by a vote of 5-0, the Board extended the Memorandum of Understanding with Paradigm Development Incorporated to June 9, 2007, and authorized the Chairman to sign the extension letter on behalf of the County Board.

FINAL ACTION – Contract for Acquisition of Clarendon Apartments: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Tejada and carried by a vote of 5-0, the Board approved the Real Estate Sales Contract between Clarendon Apartments, LLC, a Virginia limited liability company and the County Board for the acquisition of the real estate, improvements, and appurtenances at 1721 Clarendon Blvd., and authorized the Real Estate Bureau Chief, Engineering and Capital Projects Division, to execute the Agreement and all documents necessary for the acquisition on behalf of the County Board, subject to approval a to form of all documents by the County Attorney.

FINAL ACTION – Claim: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Tejada and carried by a vote of 5-0, the Board denied the claim of The Standard Fire Insurance Company.

ADJOURNMENT: Without objection, at 10:22 p.m., the meeting was adjourned.

 

 


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