ARLINGTON COUNTY BOARD MEETING

Saturday, April 21, 2001 Meeting Agenda

8:30 A.M. Public Comments, Reports
9:00 A.M. Public Hearings or as
Soon thereafter as matters
May be heard

Analysis of Contingent Accounts

1. Public Comment

2. County Board Reports

3. Appointments

4. Regional Reports

5. County Manager Report

Public Hearing Items Begin No Earlier than 9:00 A.M.

6. Consent Items

A. Use Permits

1. U2814-94-1 (Carry-over) Request of Amerada Hess Corp., owner, by F.B. Walker, agent for a comprehensive sign plan amendment ; on premises known as 3299 Wilson Boulevard. (Merit/Hess Service Station)

C.M. Recommendation: Accept withdrawal of the request for a comprehensive sign plan amendment.

2. U-2375-83-1 Use Permit Review granted under Section 19.B.5 to permit live entertainment in conjunction with an existing restaurant , 8 pm - midnight on Sundays through Tuesdays, 8 pm - 12:30 am on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and 8 pm - 12:30 am on Fridays and Saturdays; on premises known as 2761 North Washington Boulevard and 701 North Daniel Street. (Whitey's Restaurant)

C.M. Recommendation: Continue, subject to all previous conditions and one new condition and with a review in five years. (April 2006)

3. U-2776-93-1 Use Permit Review granted under Section 27.A. to permit live entertainment in conjunction with an existing restaurant , 4 PM - 8 PM on Sundays, 8 PM - 11 PM on Wednesday, 8 PM - midnight on Fridays and Saturdays; on premises known as 3114 10th Street North. (Jay's Saloon & Grille)

C.M. Recommendation: Continue, subject to all previous conditions and two new conditions and with a review in three years. (April 2004).

4. U-3000-01-1 Use Permit: Requested of Aikido of Arlington, LLC, occupant, by Yvonne Threlwell, Agent , for Aikido self-defense classes ; on premises known as 1305 North Jackson Street.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve, subject to conditions of staff report, with a staff administrative review in six (6) months, and a County Board review one (1) year.

5. U-2887-96-2 Use Permit Review: live entertainment in a restaurant; on premises known as 4704 Columbia Pike (Telvis Restaurant and Night Club)

C.M. Recommendation: Continue, subject to all previous conditions and with an administrative review in one (1) year (April 2002) and a review by the County Board in three (3) years. (April 2004)

6. U-2443-85-1 Use Permit Amendment Review : replacement and enlargement of tennis courts; on premises known as 1700 Army Navy Drive. (Army Navy Country Club)

C.M. Recommendation: Continue with an administrative review in six (6) months (October 2001) and a full review by the County Board in three (3) years. (April 2004)

7. U-2762-92-1 Use Permit Amendment Review : replacement of equipment sheds and monopole; on premises known as VDOT property at North Military and North Old Glebe Roads. (Bell Atlantic Mobile).

C.M. Recommendation: Continue, subject to all previous conditions, and with a review in six months.

8. U-2032-75-1 Use Permit Amendment Review : for a school; on premises known as 3809, 3813 North Washington Boulevard. (Arlington Montessori House).

C.M. Recommendation: Continue, subject to all previous conditions with a review in five (5) years. (April 2006)

9. U-2795-93-1 Use Permit Review : live entertainment in a restaurant; on premises known as 946 North Jackson Street. (Costa Verde Restaurant).

C.M. Recommendation Continue subject to all previous conditions, and with a review in six (6) months.

10. U-2677-90-1 Use Permit Review : live entertainment in a restaurant; on premises known as 2619 Columbia Pike. (Cecilia's Restaurant).

C.M. Recommendation: Continue, subject to all previous conditions, and with a staff administrative review in six (6) months and a County Board review in one (1) year.

11. U-2736-92-1 Use Permit Review : live entertainment in a restaurant; on premises known as 4792 Lee Highway. (Cowboy Café).

C.M. Recommendation: Continue, subject to all previous conditions, and with a staff administrative review in five (5) years.

12. U-2998-00-1 Use Permit Review (Carry-Over): Robert M. Rosenthal, owner, transitional parking area; adjacent 1101 South Glebe Road. (corner South Glebe Road and 12th Street South) (RPC #32007001) (Rosenthal Auto)

C.M. Recommendation: Approve, subject to the conditions of the staff report and with a review in one (1) year. (April 2002)

B. Site Plan Amendments

1 SP #240 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over and Amended): request for outdoor seating, and handicapped access ramp; premises known as 901 North Stuart Street (Ruby Tuesday, Ballston Metro Center).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve, subject to all previous conditions and new conditions #1 through #3, which pertain to this site plan amendment exclusively.

2. SP #61 Site Plan Amendment Review : live entertainment in a restaurant; on premises known as 200 North Glebe Road. (Portales Restaurant)

C.M. Recommendation: Continue, subject to all previous conditions, and with a review in six (6) months

C. Rezoning/Site Plan Amendment

1. Z-2473-01-1 Rezoning: Request of 1831 Rosslyn Associates, LLC, by Timothy S. Sampson, Attorney/Agent, for a rezoning from "C-O" Commercial Office Building, Hotel and Multiple-Family Dwelling District to "C-O-Rosslyn" Commercial Office Building, Retail, Hotel and Multiple-Family Dwelling District. The "C-O" district permits office, retail, and hotel development up to 3.8 FAR, multiple-family dwellings up to 4.8 FAR. This district is compatible with the "High Office-Apartment-Hotel" designation on the GLUP. The "C-O-Rosslyn" district permits office, retail, hotel, and multiple-family dwelling development up to 10.0 FAR. This district is compatible with the "High Office-Apartment-Hotel" and "High" Residential designations on the GLUP when located within the "Rosslyn Coordinated Redevelopment District"; premises known as 1850 N. Ft. Myer Dr. (RPC# 16-022-001)

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the May 19, 2001 County Board meeting.

2. SP #19 Site Plan Amendment: Request of 1831 Rosslyn Associates, LLC, by Timothy S. Sampson, Attorney/Agent, to construct a multiple-family dwelling of approximately 567,000 sq. ft. g.f.a. and a height of 300 ft.; premises known as 1850 N. Fort Myer Dr. (RPC# 16-022-001)

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the May 19, 2001 County Board meeting.

3. Ordinance to vacate a portion of public utility easement , 10' temporary easement for water main, and public street and utility easement along North Nash Street (Nash Street Condominium

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the May 19, 2001 County Board meeting.

D. Appropriations

County

1. Allocation of Unprogrammed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds for compliance by Robert Pierre Johnson Housing Development Corporation (RPJ) and AHC, Inc. with Federal Lead Safe Housing Regulations .

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

2. Approve the award of a contract for the construction of the Westover Streetscape Project along Washington Boulevard (State Route #237) from North McKinley Road to North Longfellow Street.

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

3. Approve the award of a Sole Source Architectural and Engineering ("A&E") Design Services Contract for renovation of the Fenwick Center, 800 South Walter Reed Drive .

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

4. Approve the award of a contract for Architect/Engineer Services for the Walter Reed Community Center (2909 South 16th Street) .

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

5. Approve the award of a contract for Professional Planning and Engineering Services for the Rosslyn Circle Crossing Study.request for proposal number 406-00

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

6. Approve the award of an amendment between the County Board and the Luckmire Partnership, Inc., Architects to provide Library and Theatre Architectural and Engineering ("A&E") services .

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

7. Grant Application - Department of Criminal Justice Services Victim/Witness Program Grant Reapplication .

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

8. Appropriation of Northern Virginia Regional Partnership Funds to create the Arlington Technology Institute .

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

E. Request to Advertise

1. Request to Advertise a General Land Use Plan amendment from "Low" Office-Apartment-Hotel (1.5 F.A.R Office Density, 72 u/a Apartment Density, up to 110 u/a Hotel Density) to "Public" (Parks-local, regional, and federal, Schools - public, Parkways, major unpaved rights-of-way, Libraries and Cultural Facilities, and to "High" Office-Apartment-Hotel (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 properties on the south side of Washington Boulevard generally located mid-block between North Monroe Street and North Kirkwood Road.(George Mason University Foundation Arlington Campus LLC)

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize advertisement of a public hearing on the subject General Land Use Plan amendment for the May 29, 2001 Planning Commission meeting and the June 9, 2001 County Board meeting.

2. Request to Advertise a General Land Use Plan amendment from "High" Residential (Up to 4.8 FAR residential; 3.8 FAR hotel) to "High" office-apartment-hotel (up to 4.8 FAR Residential; 3.8 FAR Office; 3.8 FAR hotel) for the block bounded by Wilson Boulevard, North Adams Street, Clarendon Boulevard and North Wayne Street.(Navy League Buildings LLC)

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize advertisement of a public hearing for the Planning Commission meeting of May 7, 2001 and the County Board meeting of May 19, 2001, to consider the subject request.

3. Request to Advertise the following General Land Use Plan amendments for the eastern portion of the block bounded by North Courthouse Road, Clarendon Boulevard, North 16th Street North Scott Street and North 15th Street .

A. Change the designation from "High" Office-Apartment-Hotel (UP to 3.8 FAR Office; 4.8 FAR Residential; 3.8 FAR Hotel) and "High Medium" Residential (up to 3.24 FAR Residential to "High" Residential (up to 3.8 FAR Hotel; up to 4.8 FAR Residential)

B. Designate the site as a "Special Affordable Housing Protection District" and add Note 13.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize advertisement of a public hearing for the County Board meeting on June 9, 2001 and for the Planning Commission meeting on May 29, 2001, to consider the subject request.

4. Request to Advertise an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan - Master Transportation Plan-Part I to delete Fairfax Drive as a through connection between North Taft Street and Troy Street .

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize advertising for public hearings by the Planning Commission on May 7, 2001 and the County Board on May 19, 2001.

5. Request to Advertise an Amendment of Chapter 61 - Chesapeake Bay Preservation Ordinance .

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize advertisement of a public hearing to be held at the May 19, 2001, County Board meeting

6. Request to Advertise a Public Hearing to consider an ordinance amendment to provide a partial property tax exemption for rehabilitation of structures in designated historic districts.

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

F. Approve amendments to Section 36, Administration and Procedures, subsection F. Amendments, and Subsection H. Site Plan approval of the Arlington County Zoning Ordinance to amend, to reenact, and to recodify the County Board's public hearing dates for rezoning, site plan, and major site plan amendment request.

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

G. Approve zoning amendments to Section 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; to increase fees for sign permits, zoning interpretations, variances and zoning appeals, rezoning, use permits, and site plan permit applications.

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

H. Approve amendments to Chapter 60, Stormwater Detention Ordinance, of the Arlington County Code to require certification of annual inspection of private detention systems.

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

I. Approve amendments to Chapter 57, Erosion & Sediment Control or, Ordinance of the Arlington County Code to revise fees for field inspection and plan review.

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

J. Enactment of an Encroachment Ordinance permitting a portion of an existing building to encroach within a portion of an easement for public street and utility purposes at 1221 South Eads Street (Warwick House I Apartments).

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

K. Authorization of an application for a Certified Local Government Historic Preservation Grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia to prepare a Preliminary Information Form (PIF) for the Penrose Neighborhood, a PIF for a multiple resource listing of historic garden apartment complexes built in Arlington from 1935-1954, as well as to prepare National Register nomination for the Lyon Park Neighborhood Historic District and AL's Motors Building.

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

L. Authorization to execute a copyright application and acceptance of a copyright transfer agreement regarding the Arlington County, Virginia Bicentennial Logo .

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

M. Authorize the placement of banners announcing neighborhood day one each at 2900 Wilson Boulevard , 3100 block Columbia Pike.and the pedestrian overpass on Arlington Boulevard (Route 50) in the vicinity of the Thomas Jefferson Community Center

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

N. Establishment of a Housing Program Fund between the Arlington County Department of Human Services and the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing .

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

O. Resolution to reduce Arlington's impact on Global Climate Change .

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

P. General Land Use Plan Amendment to change the striping pattern from apartment density to 3/5 "High" Office-Apartment-Hotel and 2/5 "High Residential : for the area generally bounded by Jefferson Davis Highway, 18th Street South, Crystal Drive and 23rd Street South. (Crystal Plaza and Crystal Mall)

C.M. Recommendation: Defer consideration of the subject General Land Use Plan amendment to Planning Commission meeting of May 7, 2001 and to the County Board meeting May 19, 2001.

Q Ordinance to vacate a portion of an easement for public street and utilities on North Lynn Street ; North of 19th Street North with conditions (The Waterview)

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

R. Ordinance to vacate various storm sewer easements across the property of Charles A. Engh and Gerard A Engh, and Columbia Pentagon City Hospital, LLC.

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

S. Adopt Resolution requesting Amendment of Agreement between the Industrial Development Authority (IDA) and E*Trade Bank.

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

T. Approval of lease between the County Board (Tenant) and MPM Properties (Georgia) LLC (Landlord) to lease property at 3600 South Four Mile Run Drive for the temporary relocation of the Parks, Recreation & Community Resources Operations Center until the new operations center is available for occupancy.(THIS ITEM WILL BE DISTRIBUTED IN SUPPLEMENTAL DISTRIBUTION)

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Attachment 2 (Exhibit A)
Attachment 3 (Exhibit B)

U. Approve amendments to Chapter 46 of the Arlington County Retirement Ordinance to authorize transfer of funds to VRS for Arlington Public Schools

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

V. Claim of W. George Rosenberger

W. Minutes(THIS ITEM WILL BE DISTRIBUTED IN SUPPLMENTAL DISTRIBUTION)

7. Approve amendments to Chapter 43, Real Estate Tax Relief for the Elderly, of the Arlington County Code, to revise income guidelines, asset levels and exemption limits for the program .

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Attachment 2

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

8. Adopt the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Plan as an element of the Arlington County Comprehensive Plan and Endorsement of a Watershed Management Plan for Arlington County.

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

9. Approval of the County's Annual Consolidated Plan for Fiscal Year (FY) 2002 and Amendments to its Five-Year Consolidated Plan for FY 1999-2003.

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

10. Review and consideration of the Final Rate Order for basic cable service and equipment and installation charges of Prime Communications-Potomac, LLC, d/b/a Cable TV Arlington (predecessor to Comcast Cable of Maryland, Inc)

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

11. General Land Use Plan Amendment/Rezoning/Site Plan

(BROMPTONS AT LYON PARK)

A. General Land Use Plan Amendment from "Low-Medium Residential" (1-10 Units per acre to "Service Commercial" (Personal and business services, generally one to four stories, maximum 1.5 FAR) for the property designated as RPC #18058020 in the County's land records

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

B. Z-2475-01-1 Rezoning: Ed Peete Co., contract owner, from "R-5" One-Family, Restricted Two-Family Dwelling Districts , and "C-1" Local Commercial Districts to "C-O-1.0" Commercial Office Building, Hotel and Apartment Districts, and from "C-1" Local Commercial Districts to "R-5" One-Family, Restricted Two-Family Dwelling Districts. "R-5" permits dev. of one-family dwelling units at 8.7 units per acre (min. lot size of 5,000 sq. ft.) & restricted two-family dwelling units at 10 units per acre; compatible with "Low" Residential (1-10 units per acre) on GLUP. "C-1" permits dev. of low intensity retail & personal service uses and limited office and business service uses; compatible with "Service Commercial" on GLUP. "C-O-1.0" district permits office commercial development up to 1.0 FAR, apartments up to 40 units per acre, and hotels up to 60 units per acre; compatible with "Service Commercial" on GLUP; 2300 North Pershing Drive, 2409 North 3rd Street & adjacent vacant parcels. (RPC #18058002, -008, -009, -011, -012, -015, -020, -021)

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

C. SP #347 Site Plan: Ed Peete Co., contract owner, for 14 townhouses including approx. 6,500 sq. ft. of commercial g.f.a., one two-family dwelling and one single-family dwelling; 2300 North Pershing Drive, 2409 North 3rd Street & adjacent vacant parcels. (RPC #18058002, -008, -009, -011, -012, -015, -020, -021

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

D. Ordinance to vacate portion of North Pershing Drive , East of North Barton Street, with conditions (The Bromptons at Lyon Park)

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

12. Site Plan/Master Transportation Plan Amendment/Vacation/

(BROMPTONS AT COURTHOUSE) (Rosslyn)

A. Amendment to the Comprehensive Master Transportation Plan , Part 1 to delete North 17th Street as through connection between North Rhodes Street & Clarendon Boulevard.

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

B. Ordinance to vacate portion of North 17th Street between North Rhodes Street and Clarendon Boulevard (The Bromptons at Courthouse).

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

C. SP #348 SITE PLAN: Request of Ed Peete Co., contract owner, by William B. Lawson, Jr., Attorney, for up to 19 townhouses ; premises known as 1617 N. Rhodes St., 1730, 1738 Clarendon Blvd. (Bromptons at Courthouse)

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the site plan request, with modifications of use regulations for parking, setbacks, and coverage, subject to the conditions in the County Manager's report.

13. U-3001-01-1 Use Permit Request of Patricia L. Newman and Bobette Gladstein, owners, for four (4) single-family dwellings under a unified residential development plan; premises known as 5129, 5133, 5137 9th Street North.

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

14. Approval of temporary location lease for Shirlington Library(THIS ITEM WILL BE DISTRIBUTED IN SUPPLEMENTAL DISTRIBUTION)

15. SP #125 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): request of William Brakefield, owner, to add drop-off/curb pick-up area along Wilson Blvd; on premises known as 1000 Wilson Boulevard .

C.M. Recommendation: Deny

16 SP #196 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): request of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency , by Sarae T. Leuckel and John Patrick Brown, Jr., Agents, for conversion of the first floor of the building or approx. 8,449 sq. ft. of retail space to office use; on premises known as 3701 Fairfax Drive.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the temporary conversion of 8,449 square feet of restaurant/retail space to office for a period of up to five (5) years subject to the conditions of the staff report (April 2006) as recommended in staff report.

17. U-2798-93-1 (Carry-over) Request of American Service Center for a comprehensive sign plan amendment on premises known as 585 North Glebe Road (American Service Center).

C.M. Recommendation: Deny the request for an amendment to the use permit to allow a 54.7 square-foot projecting sign and a 140.06 square-foot building sign.

18. U-1963-74-1 Use Permit Review: live entertainment in a restaurant ; on premises known as 3111 Columbia Pike (Coco's Casa Mia Restaurant).

C.M. Recommendation: Discontinue.

19. Glebe Road and Arlington Boulevard Bridge Rehabilitation Project .

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in staff report. County Board meetings, usually conducted twice a month, are open to the public. The meeting schedule is available by telephoning the County Board Office at 703-228-3130 (TTY 703-228-4611). For more information, or to request special accommodation services to attend the board meeting, telephone 228-3130 (TTY 703-228-4611) on weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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