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County Board Meeting Agenda

 

 

COUNTY BOARD MEETING AGENDA
March 17, 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

 

" PUBLIC COMMENT

" CONSENT ITEMS (Items 1-20) Citizens interested in removing an item from the Consent Agenda must submit a speaker slip to the Clerk at the Saturday, March 17, 2007, meeting before 9 a.m. Public testimony on removed items will occur at the Recessed Meeting on Tuesday, March 20, 2007, at 6:30 p.m. (no testimony taken on Saturday).

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 subject request to convert the former Newseum space to the June 9, 2007, County Board meeting.

2. SP#89 Site Plan Amendment: One temporary banner sign approximately 240 square feet; 1101 Wilson Blvd. (The Bodies Exhibit).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the site plan amendment for a temporary banner sign, subject to all previous conditions of the site plan and one new condition pertaining solely to the temporary banner.

3. SP #90 Site Plan Review: live entertainment; 1725 Jefferson Davis Highway (Potbelly Sandwich Works, RPC #34-020-248).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to all previously approved conditions and with a County Board review in five (5) years (March 2012).


4. SP #189 Site Plan Amendment: 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 May 5, 2007, County Board meeting.

5. This item was removed from the agenda. SP #327 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): Monument Place Home Owners Association, modify condition #38 regarding height of materials on rooftop decks; 1410 N. Meade St. (Monument Place, RPC #17-031-060).

6. A. SP#346 PDSP Amendment (Carry-Over): The Meridian Group, LLC, to convert approximately 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 36,846 square feet of office Gross Floor Area from Land Bay C to residential (approximately 25,979 square feet) and retail (approximately 10,867 square feet) in Land Bay D-West; to amend PDSP Condition #4 to amend approved Gross Floor Area's and to increase the maximum number of dwelling units permitted to approximately 1,548 units; to reallocate and convert approximately 38,991 square feet of office Gross Floor Area from Land Bay C to residential (approximately 27,486 square feet) and retail (approximately 11,505 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 approximately 29,121 square feet of office Gross Floor Area from Land Bay C to retail in Land Bay E-West; to reallocate and convert approximately 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 approximately 36,440 square feet of hotel Gross Floor Area from Land Bay B to retail in Land Bay E-West; and to reallocate and convert approximately 3,395 square feet of hotel density at Land Bay B to Land Bay C as commercial density. (RPC #34-027-046, -052, -053, -062, -063, -065, -066, -067, -068, -069, -070, -071, -072) To be heard at Recessed Meeting.

B. SP #346 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): The Meridian Group, LLC, approximately 360 dwelling units, approximately 16,929 square feet retail, modification of use regulations for exclusion of storage space at garage level; (Land Bay D-East) (RPC #34-027-062).

C. SP #346 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): The Meridian Group, LLC, approximately 331 dwelling units, approximately 15,867 square feet retail, modification of use regulations for exclusion of storage space at garage level; (Land Bay D-West) (RPC #34-027-052, -053, -065).

D. SP #346 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): The Meridian Group, LLC, approximately 374,379 square feet office, approximately 72,000 square feet retail; (Land Bay E-West) (RPC #34-027-046).

P.C. Recommendation: Defer the PDSP amendment and the final site plans for Land Bays D East, D West, and E West (items A through D) to the April 9, 2007 Planning Commission meeting and the April 21, 2007 County Board meeting.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer the requests for the Potomac Yard PDSP Amendment, and final site plans for Land Bays D-East, D-West and E-West to the April 9, 2007, Planning Commission meeting and the April 21, 2007, County Board meeting.

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 Defer the requests for the Potomac Yard PDSP Amendment, and final site plans for Land Bays D-East, D-West and E-West to the April 9, 2007, Planning Commission meeting and the April 21, 2007, County Board meeting, as recommended in the County Manager's March 2, 2007, report.

7. SP #346 Site Plan Amendment: Graphic Systems International, Inc., comprehensive sign plan; 3535 S. Ball St. (Land Bay E-East, RPC #34-027-035, -036, -037, -038, -039).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the site plan amendment for the comprehensive sign plan subject to all previous conditions and one new condition.

Use Permits Request/Reviews/Amendments

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

P.C. Recommendation: Defer the use permit amendment to the June 9, 2007, County Board meeting and the associated Planning Commission meeting.

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

9. 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: Defer the subject use permit request to the April 21, 2007, County Board meeting.

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

C.M. Recommendation: Defer consideration of the use permit review to the April 21, 2007, County Board meeting.

11. U-3054-03-1 Use Permit Review: revised site layout, façade, signage location, number of drive-through windows, landscaping; 4681 S. King St. (Taco Bell, RPC #28-019-031).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to all previously approved conditions, with a review by the County Board in one (1) year (March 2008).

12. U-3085-04-3 Use Permit Amendment: St. Charles Catholic Church and School, expand preschool program; 3299 N. Fairfax Drive, 3304 Washington Blvd. (RPC #15-088-004).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve, subject to all previous conditions and amended Condition #2, and with a County Board review in 15 months (June 2008).

13. U-3087-04-3 Use Permit Review: live entertainment; 4704 Columbia Pike (Amit's Pizza and Subs, RPC #27-004-002).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew the use permit for live entertainment, subject to all previous conditions and with a review by the County Board in one (1) year (March 2008).

14. U-3149-06-1 Use Permit Review: live entertainment; 2903 Columbia Pike (Arlington Cinema, Inc., RPC #25-013-002).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew the use permit for live entertainment, subject to all previous conditions, with a review by the County Board in three (3) years (March 2010).

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

C.M. Recommendation: Defer the use permit review to the April 21, 2007 County Board meeting.


Capital Projects

16. Approve the award of an architectural and engineering design services contract for park design services at the Fairlington Community Center at 3308 S. Stafford St. To be heard at Recessed Meeting.

 

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the award of an architectural and engineering contract for park design services to Rhodeside Harwell Incorporated in an amount not to exceed $248,527 and a contingency of $29,823 for a total authorization not to exceed $278,350. In addition, authorize the Purchasing Agent to execute the contract documents, subject to review by the County Attorney.

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, and Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board approved the award of an architectural and engineering contract for park design services to Rhodeside Harwell Incorporated in an amount not to exceed $248,527 and a contingency of $29,823 for a total authorization not to exceed $278,350. In addition, authorized the Purchasing Agent to execute the contract documents, subject to review by the County Attorney , as recommended in the County Manager 's March 17, 2007, report.

Appropriations, Grant Applications & Other Contracts

17. Approval of agreement between the County Board and the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Transportation, for the development and administration of the bus information technology deployment- Columbia Pike.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the agreement between the County Board and the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Transportation for the federally-funded transportation technology project and authorize the County Manager or his designee on behalf of the County Board to enter into the Agreement, subject to approval of such agreement as to form by the County Attorney.

Requests to Advertise

18. Request to advertise for a public hearing to amend 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. To be heard at Recessed Meeting.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize the advertisement of a public hearing on April 21, 2007, to consider 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 Street; and adjust the boundary between the Abingdon and Shirlington Precincts.

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, and Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board authorized the advertisement of a public hearing on April 21, 2007, to consider 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 Street; and adjust the boundary between the Abingdon and Shirlington Precincts, as recommended in the County Manager's March 8, 2007, report.


Other

19. A. Enactment of an ordinance to vacate a portion of the right-of-way of 23rd Street South, of variable width, located between South Shirlington Road and South Kenmore Street, adjacent to parcels known as: Ada S. Thompson Estate at Nauck (RPC # 31-022-004); part of Lots 13 and 14, Subdivision of Mary Norris (RPC # 31-022-099); Lot 15, Subdivision of Mary Norris (RPC # 31-022-005); Lot 1, Block 1, Nauck Subdivision (RPC # 31-023-001); and Lot 24, Block 1, Nauck Subdivision (RPC # 31-023-002), with conditions. To be heard at Recessed Meeting.

Supplemental Report

P.C. Recommendation: Find the proposed vacation substantially in accord with the adopted Comprehensive Plan or applicable part thereof, with recommendations that 1) the Real Estate Bureau determine the market value of the proposed vacation, and 2) the staff report discuss the criteria for determining that no compensation should be received for the vacation.

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. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, and Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board enacted an ordinance to vacate a portion of the right-of-way of 23rd Street South, of variable width, located between South Shirlington Road and South Kenmore Street, adjacent to parcels known as: Ada S. Thompson Estate at Nauck (RPC # 31-022-004); part of Lots 13 and 14, Subdivision of Mary Norris (RPC # 31-022-099); Lot 15, Subdivision of Mary Norris (RPC # 31-022-005); Lot 1, Block 1, Nauck Subdivision (RPC # 31-023-001); and Lot 24, Block 1, Nauck Subdivision (RPC # 31-023-002), with conditions, as recommended in the County Manager's February 28, 2007, report, and March 14, 2007 and March 19, 2007, Supplemental reports (revised ordinance is attached to the March 14 th report).

B. Modification of Affordable Housing Investment Fund (AHIF) loan terms and conditions to AHC Inc. for the Shelton Project.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the subordination of the AHIF loan to AHC, Inc., or its designated County-approved ownership affiliate, during the period of construction of The Shelton project in order to accommodate additional bridge loan financing and increase the rate of interest to be paid by the applicant on the County loan to 5½%.

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 subordination of the AHIF loan to AHC, Inc., or its designated County-approved ownership affiliate, during the period of construction of The Shelton project in order to accommodate additional bridge loan financing and increase the rate of interest to be paid by the applicant on the County loan to 5½%, as recommended in the County Manager's March 3, 2007, report and March 13, 2007 Supplemental Report.

20. Minutes.

REGULAR HEARING ITEMS

21. Requests to advertise Fiscal Year 2008 budget items:

A. Request to advertise proposed real estate tax rate.


Attachment 1
Attachment 2
Attachment 3

C.M. Recommendation: Advertise a proposed Calendar Year (CY) 2007 real estate tax rate of $0.818 for public hearing on March 29, 2007, using the advertisement (Attachment V) attached to the staff report.

B. Request to advertise Chain Bridge Road Service District tax rate as part of the real estate tax rate.
Attachment

C.M. Recommendation: Advertise for a public hearing to be held on March 29, 2007, for a proposed Calendar Year 2007 tax rate for the Chain Bridge Road Service District of $0.053 that is in addition to the current real estate rate using the resolution attached to the staff report.

C. Request to advertise the 2nd Road North Service District tax rate as part of the real estate tax rate. Attachment

C.M. Recommendation: Advertise for a public hearing to be held on March 29, 2007, for a proposed 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.

D. Request to advertise the Rosslyn Business Improvement Service District (Rosslyn BID) tax rate as part of the overall real estate tax rate.

C.M. Recommendation: Advertise for a public hearing to be held on March 29, 2007, for a proposed Calendar Year 2007 tax rate for the Rosslyn Business Improvement Service District of $0.082 that is in addition to the current real estate rate using the resolution attached to the staff report.

E. Request to advertise the Crystal City Business Improvement Service District tax rate as part of the overall real estate tax rate.

C.M. Recommendation: Advertise for a public hearing to be held on March 29, 2007, for a proposed Calendar Year 2007 tax rate for the Crystal City Business Improvement Service District of $0.045 that is in addition to the current real estate rate using the resolution attached to the staff report.

F. Request to advertise the personal property tax rate.


Attachment 1
Attachment 2

C.M. Recommendation: Advertise for a public hearing on March 29, 2007, on the proposed Calendar Year 2007 personal property tax rate of $5.00 per $100 of assessed value using the resolution attached to the staff report (Attachment I) and for public service corporations the real estate tax rate of $0.818 per $100 of assessed value as requested to be advertised in the prior agenda item.


G. Ratify the advertisement of a Public Hearing for proposed 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: Ratify the advertisement of a public hearing on the proposed amendments to Chapter 22, §22-7(c), of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia, on March 12, and authorize the second advertisement, scheduled for March 19 as notification for a public hearing to be held March 29, 2007. The amendments, if approved, would establish a new Landscape Conservation Plan review fee of $290.00. Minor editorial revisions are also proposed to ensure the terminology used in §22-7(c) is consistent with the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Ordinance amendments adopted in February 2003.

H. Ratify the advertisement of a public hearing for a proposed Fiscal Year 2008 household solid waste rate increase.

C.M. Recommendation: Ratify the advertisement of a public hearing on the proposed amendment to Chapter 10, Article I (Refuse) of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia, on March 12, and authorize the second advertisement, scheduled for March 19 as notification for a public hearing to be held on March 29, 2007. The amendment, if approved would increase the annual household solid waste rate to a maximum of $295.80.

I. Ratify the advertisement of a public hearing on the proposed amendments to the Utilities Ordinance and the Water Rules and Regulations Handbook related to Hook-Up (Infrastructure Availability) Fees on March 5 and March 12, 2007 as notification for a public hearing to be held on March 29, 2007.

C.M. Recommendation: Ratify and authorize the advertisement of a public hearing on 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: (1) 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); (2) 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 (3) 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.

J. 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.

C.M. Recommendation: Advertise for the public hearing on March 29, 2007, to amend Chapter 63, of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia, to enact a residential utility tax rate based on consumption at a rate of $0.00125 per kilowatt hour of electricity and $0.05 per cubic hundred feet of natural gas, the tax not to exceed $1.10 per month for each utility.

K. Authorization for the advertisement of a public hearing on the proposed FY 2008 water/sewer rate increase.

C.M. Recommendation: Ratify the advertisement of a public hearing on the proposed amendment to Chapter 26, Article 1 of the Arlington County Code (Utilities Ordinance) on March 12, and authorize the second advertisement, scheduled for March 19 as notification for a public hearing to be held on March 29, 2007. This proposed amendment would increase the water rate by no more than $0.13, from $3.21 to $3.34 per thousand gallons and the sewer rate by no more than $1.07, from $4.79 to $5.86 per thousand gallons.

L. Ratify the advertisement of a public hearing to amend the Street Development and Construction Ordinance, Chapter 22, Section 22-7, Subsection (j) of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia, concerning charges and fees for right-of-way permits and related services to become effective July 1, 2007.

C.M. Recommendation: Ratify the advertisement of a public hearing to amend, reenact and recodify 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 on March 12 and authorize the second advertisement, scheduled for March 19, as notification for a public hearing to be held on March 29, 2007.

M. Ratify the advertisement of a public hearing for an amendment to Section 14.2-44(b) of the County Code to increase parking meter rates, effective July 1, 2007.

C.M. Recommendation: Ratify the advertisement of a public hearing on the proposed amendment to Section 14.2-44(b) of the County Code to increase parking meter rates and authorize the second advertisement, scheduled for March 19 as notification for a public hearing to be held on March 29, 2007.

N. Ratification and authorization of advertisement of public hearings on proposed 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.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt resolution attached to the staff report to ratify advertisement of public hearings placed on March 12, 2007 on the proposed amendments to Sections 34. Nameplates, Signs, and other Displays or Devices to Direct, Identify, and Inform, and Section 36. Administration and Procedures of the Arlington County Zoning Ordinance and authorize the second advertisement on the subject amendments for the March 29, 2007, County Board meeting and the April 9, 2007, Planning Commission meeting. Action on the proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments will take place at the April 21, 2007, County Board meeting.


O. Request to advertise a public hearing to set the Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources' Fees for Fiscal Year 2008.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize the advertisement of a public hearing to be held on March 29, 2007 for the setting of the FY 2008 Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources (DPRCR) program fees (Attachment I of the staff report).

P. Ratification of advertisements of public hearings on 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: Ratify the legal advertisement placed in the Washington Times on March 12, 2007, and approve the placement of a second advertisement scheduled to run on March 19, 2007, as notification of a public hearing on April 9, 2007, for the Planning Commission and a public hearing on March 29, 2007, for the County Board to enact an 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.

22. Request to advertise public hearings by the Planning Commission and the County Board, on dates concurrent with those for consideration of the Central Place site plan and rezoning applications, on the following: Amendments to Section 25B. "C-O Rosslyn" Commercial Office Building, Retail, Hotel and Multiple-Family Dwelling Districts, to allow additional height (up to a maximum of four hundred seventy (470) feet above sea level) for properties within the boundaries of Central Place, defined as the blocks bounded by 19th Street North, North Lynn Street, Wilson Boulevard, and Fort Myer Drive.

Supplemental Report 1

Supplemental Report 2

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize advertisement of public hearings on amending, reenacting, and recodifying Section 25B. “C-O Rosslyn” Commercial Office Building, Retail, Hotel and Multiple-Family Dwelling Districts, to allow additional height up to a maximum of four hundred seventy (470) feet above sea level for properties within the boundaries of Central Place, by the Planning Commission on April 9, 2007, and the County Board on April 21, 2007 (See Attachment 1 of the staff report).

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 authorized advertisement of public hearings on amending, reenacting, and recodifying Section 25B. “C-O Rosslyn” Commercial Office Building, Retail, Hotel and Multiple-Family Dwelling Districts, to allow additional height up to a maximum of four hundred seventy (470) feet above sea level for properties within the boundaries of Central Place, by the Planning Commission on April 9, 2007, and the County Board on April 21, 2007 (See Attachment 1 of the staff report) , as revised in the March 20, 2007, Supplemental Report #2, as further revised at the meeting to amend the paragraph relating to urban design to delete reference to County plans and policies.


23. Resolution Authorizing Preliminary Assessment for Local Improvements under Virginia Code Section 15.2-2404 et seq., Concerning 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: Approve as recommended in the staff report.

Other

COUNTY BOARD RECESSED MEETING

Tuesday, March 20, 2007
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

I. County Board Reports

II. Appointments
Appointments List

FINAL ACTION: On motion 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 made the appointments to Advisory Groups as shown in the attached list.

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, March 17, 2007)

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

REGULAR HEARING ITEMS (Regular Hearing items from Saturday, March 17, 2007, if needed, as well as those listed below)

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

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: 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: 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).

C.M. Recommendation:

E. Allocation of Housing Reserve Funds and FY 2007 Affordable Housing Investment Funds (AHIF) to North Pershing Drive Apartments Investors, LLC, by Paradigm Development Company, to assist with the development of affordable apartments in Buckingham Village 1.

C.M. Recommendation:

F. Enactment of an ordinance to vacate a 5' water distribution easement and 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 #20-024-004), with conditions.

Supplemental Report for items 24 A, B, C, D, E, F

C.M. Recommendation:

G. This item was removed from the agenda. Enactment of an ordinance to vacate an easement for public street and utilities purposes along the west side of North George Mason Drive between North Pershing Drive and Henderson Road, on property known as Part Fourth Buckingham, (RPC #20-024-004), with conditions.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Tejada, seconded by Mr. Zimmerman, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board approved the County Manager 's recommendation in his March 20, 2007, report, related Buckingham Villages. This item will be on the Board agenda for the April meeting. The public hearing is still open, and people may testify at that time.

ADDITIONAL ITEMS

25. Development of a regional water supply plan through the Northern Virginia Regional Commission.

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

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Ms. Favola, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board approved the development of a regional water supply plan through the Northern Virginia Regional Commission .

ADJOURNED: At 10:19 p.m., the meeting was adjourned.

 


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

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

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

INFORMACION GENERAL

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

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

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SPEAKING ON AGENDA ITEMS

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

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

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

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

Speaker slips may be downloaded in advance of the meeting. (see the above Speaker Slip links.) You 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:

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

 


Last Modified: April 25, 2010