ARLINGTON COUNTY BOARD MEETING

Saturday, February 24, 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. Lyon Park Neighborhood Conservation Plan Amendments

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

B. Arlington/East Falls Church Neighborhood Conservation Plan Amendments .

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

C. Reimbursement Resolution declaring the County's Equipment Financing Intention.

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

D. Allocation of Fiscal Year (FY) 2001 Affordable Housing Investment Fund (AHIF) for a grant to Wesley Housing Development Corporation (WHDC)

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

E. Fiscal Year 2002 Commuter Assistance Program Grant Applications .

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

F. Preliminary Assessment for Local improvements for High Density and High Pedestrian Concrete Repair Program, concrete sidewalk, curb and gutter project #2001-1 at 5130 Wilson Boulevard

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

G. Implementation of ART Route #50, to replace a portion of Metrobus Route #10 and serve Arlington .

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

H. Amendment of a Resolution regarding the acceptance of Deeds Conveying Real Estate to the County .

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the resolution as recommended in staff report.

I. Request to Advertise Amendments to Chapter 24, Swimming Pools and Spas, of the Arlington County Code to increase Swimming Pool License and Plan Review Fees .

C.M. Recommendation: Advertise for a public hearing on March 17, 2001, on amendments to Chapter 24 of the Arlington County Code Swimming Pool and Spas, to increase swimming pool license fees and swimming pool plan review fees.

J. Request to Advertise a Public Hearing on proposed Zoning Ordinance 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: Authorize advertisement of public hearings on proposed amendments to Sections 34 and 36 of the Arlington County Zoning Ordinance; by the Planning commission on March 5, 2001, and by the County Board on March 17, 2001. The proposed Zoning Ordinance amendments would amend, reenact, and recodify the zoning provisions to increase permit fees, to promote the health, safety and general welfare of the public and for other reasons required by the public necessity, convenience and general welfare and good zoning practice.

K. Request to Advertise a Public Hearing for a Proposed Household Solid Waste Rate Increase.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize advertisement of a public hearing to be held on March 17, 2001, to amend Chapter 10, Article I (Refuse) of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia, to increase the annual Household Solid Waste Rate to $226.60.

L. Request to Advertise a Public Hearing for a Proposed Water and Sewer Rate Increase .

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize the advertisement of a public hearing to be held on March 17, 2001, to amend Chapter 26, Article 1 of the Arlington County Code (Utilities Ordinance) which reflects a proposed water rate increase of $0.21, from $1.86 per thousand gallons to $2.07 per thousand gallons, and a proposed sewer rate decrease of $0.09 from $2.60 per thousand gallons to $2.51 per thousand gallons.

M. Enactment of an Encroachment Ordinance permitting a retaining wall to exist with a portion of the North Abingdon Street right of way adjacent to 3210 North Abingdon Street, Lot 319 Section 3 and Lot 31 Section 1, Country Club Hills .

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

N. Appropriations

1. County
a. Authorization of a temporary position in the Job Avenue Program .

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize a 0.5 FTE temporary position in the Department of Human Services (001.415.0154) for individual supported employment services for persons with serious mental illness.

b. Acceptance of a grant from the State Library of Virginia, Infopowering Grants Program .

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize the County Manager to accept a grant from the State Library of Virginia, Infopowering Grants Program.

O. Minutes
7. Request to advertise a Public Hearing for a proposed Calendar Year 2001 Real Estate Tax Rate (THIS ITEM WILL BE DISTRIBUTED IN THE SUPPLEMENTAL DISTRIBUTION)

8. Request to Advertise a Public Hearing for a proposed Calendar Year 2001 Personal Property Tax Rate

C.M. Recommendation: Advertise a public hearing on March 8, 2001 on the proposed Calendar Year 2001 personal property tax rate of $4.40 using the attached resolution .

9. Request to advertise a public hearing, to consider an amendment to Chapter 20 (Real Estate Assessment), Section10, Partial real estate tax exemption for certain multi family residential structures .

C.M. Recommendation: Advertise the attached proposed ordinance to amend, reenact and recodify Chapter 20 (Real Estate Assessment), Section 10 of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia, to provide a partial real estate tax exemption for certain substantially rehabilitated, renovated or replaced multifamily residential structures, for consideration at the March 17, 2001, County Board meeting.

10. Priority Project funding request for the Neighborhood Conservation (NC) Program. Attachment .

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

11. Approve Small Park Program Grants

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

12. Request for State and Federal Transportation Funds

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

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