REVISED

ARLINGTON COUNTY BOARD MEETING
Saturday, April 20, 2002

Meeting Agenda

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

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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.

CONSENT

Site Plans/Amendments/Reviews

6. SP #190 Site Plan Amendment: Remove existing terra cotta tiles on façade, replace with new materials & replace existing awnings; on premises known as 1100 North Glebe Road.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the May 18, 2002 County Board meeting.

7. SP #105 Site Plan Amendment: Live entertainment, 7 days per week, 9 pm - 1 am; on premises known as 1301 South Joyce Street.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the site plan amendment request permitting live entertainment subject to the conditions of the staff report and with a review in one (1) year. (April 2003)

8. SP #348 Site Plan Amendment: Changes to front, rear facades, including windows, decks, trim, steps, entrance setback; on premises known as 1660 North Quinn Street.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the site plan amendment request, for changes to the front and rear facades, including windows, decks, trim, steps, and entrance setback, subject to all previous conditions.

9. SP #345 Site Plan Amendment: 2050 Wilson Blvd. LLC II, roof-top sign; on premises known as 2121 North 15th Street.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the site plan amendment request permitting a 49 square foot rooftop sign subject to the conditions.

10. SP#94 Site Plan Amendment: Comprehensive sign plan amendment; on premises known as 1700 North Moore Street.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the site plan amendment, subject to conditions of the staff report.

11. SP #262 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): Exterior signs, louvers, removal of screening fence; on premises known as 1333 North Courthouse Road.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve a site plan amendment to permit two illuminated rooftop signs located on the west and south elevations of a building under construction on the premises known as 1333 North Courthouse Road subject to all previous conditions and one new condition.

12. SP #339 Site Plan Amendment: Up to 7 outdoor retail kiosks; on premises known as 2700-2800 Clarendon Boulevard. (Market Common Clarendon)

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the site plan amendment request permitting up to seven (7) retail kiosks subject to the conditions of the staff report.

13. SP #65 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): Comprehensive sign plan to permit freestanding sign; on premises known as 2301 Jefferson Davis Highway.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the October 19, 2002 County Board meeting.

14. SP #333 Site Plan Amendment: U.S. Postal Service, permit continuation of temporary off-street parking; on premises known as 3101, 3109, 3115 North 10th Street, 1009 North Hudson Street, 3102, 3108, 3112 North 10th Road, and 1008 North Highland Street. (Clarendon Post Office)

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

15. SP #335 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): Eliminate 6 short-term parking spaces, convert approx. 1,500 sq ft retail use to conference facility, public use of rooftop conference facility subject to U.S. Gov’t. security requirements & modification of storage user requirement; on premises known as 1735, 1801, 1815 North Lynn Street.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the June 8, 2002 County Board meeting.

Use Permits Request/Reviews/Amendments

16. U-3028-02-1 Use Permit: Family day care for 9 children, ages 1 mon.-6 yrs., Mon. – Fri., 7 am-6 pm; on premises known as 2417 Washington Boulevard.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve, subject to the condition(s) of the staff report, and with a review in one (1) year. (April 2003)

17. U-3029-02-1 Use Permit: Free-standing project identification sign; on premises known as 900 North Wayne Street. (Sheffield Court)

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

18. U-3027-02-1 Use Permit (Carry-Over): Install 3 telecommunications antennae & related equipment on church steeple & attic; on premises known as 1125 North Patrick Henry Drive. (Westover Baptist Church)

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the July 20, 2002 County Board meeting.

19. U-2934-98-1: Food delivery service; on premises known as 2609 Columbia Pike. (Pizza Boli's)

C.M. Recommendation: Continue, subject to all previous conditions, and with an administrative review in one (1) year (April 2003) and a County Board review in two (2) years. (April 2004)

20. U-2960-99-1 Use Permit Review: Music school; on premises known as 1125 North Patrick Henry Drive. (Levine School of Music) (2 year review)

C.M. Recommendation: Continue the use permit, subject to all previous conditions and with a review in five (5) years. (April 2007)

21. U-2677-90-1 Use Permit Review: Live entertainment; on premises known as 2619 Columbia Pike. (Cecilia’s) (1 year review)

C.M. Recommendation: Continue, subject to all previous conditions, and with a six month administrative review (October 2002) and a County Board review in one year. (April 2003)

Site Plans and Vacations

22. SP #339 Site Plan Amendment and Vacation of a portion of Clarendon Boulevard.

A. SP #339 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-over): to add new site area, construct residential building, modification of use regulations for height, compact/hybrid parking spaces, coverage, outdoor seating, and exclusions from density calculations for residential stairwells/elevators/shafts, party room, and retail service corridors, stairs, floor openings, mechanical and non-sales/storage areas; on premises known as 2900 Wilson Boulevard.

P.C. Recommendation: Defer the site plan amendment to the May 6, 2002 Planning Commission meeting and the May 18, 2002 County Board meeting.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer the site plan amendment to the May 6, 2002 Planning Commission meeting and the May 18, 2002 County Board meeting.

B. An Ordinance to Vacate a Portion of Clarendon Boulevard located at Block D, Lyon’s Addition to Clarendon. (2900 Wilson Boulevard, Market Common Phase 3) with conditions.

P.C. Recommendation: Defer the Ordinance to Vacate to the May 6, 2002 Planning Commission meeting and the May 18, 2002 County Board meeting.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer the vacation requests to the May 6, 2002 Planning Commission meeting and the May 18, 2002 County Board meeting.

GLUP Amendments

23. GP-280-01-1 General Land Use Plan Amendment from “Service Commercial” to combination and/or variation of “High Office-Apartment-Hotel,” “Medium Office-Apt-Hotel,” & “High Residential”; on premises known as 1600,1618 Wilson Boulevard, 1611 & 1701 Clarendon Boulevard, west of North Pierce Street.

P.C. Recommendation: Defer to the May 28, 2002 Planning Commission meeting and the June 8, 2002 County Board meeting.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer public hearings on the subject General Land Use Plan amendment to the May 28, 2002 Planning Commission meeting and the June 8, 2002 County Board meeting.

24. GP-278-01-1 General Land Use Plan Amendment from "Public" (Parks: local, regional & federal. Public Schools. Parkways, major unpaved rights-of-way. Libraries & cultural facilities.) to "Medium" Office-Apt-Hotel (2.5 F.A.R. Office Density, up to 115 units/acre Apartment Density, up to 180 units/acre Hotel Density) at 1101 Lee Highway between I-66 and George Washington Memorial Parkway, just SE of exit ramp from southbound GWMP to North Lynn Street.

P.C. Recommendation: Defer to the May 6, 2002 Planning Commission meeting and the May 18, 2002 County Board meeting.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer consideration of the General Land Use Plan Amendment for the subject site to the July 8, 2002 Planning Commission meeting and the July 20, 2002 County Board meeting.

Appropriations, Grant Applications & Contracts

25. Appropriation of Funds from the Virginia Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse for Substance Abuse Treatment to the Department of Human Services.

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

26. Virginia Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) Highway Safety Project Grants.

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

27. U.S. Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance 2002 Bulletproof Vest Partnership.

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

28. Approval of an Increase in the Authorization for Agreement Number 422-99, Renovation of Lee Community Center .

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

29. Approval of an Amendment and Increase in the Authorization to the Contract for Design Services for Lee Community Center, Agreement Number 287-97.

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

30. Approval of Master Agreement for Use of Commonwealth Transportation Funds between the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Rail and Public Transportation and the County Board.

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

31. Authorize Amendments Numbers 4 and 5 to Contract No. 121-98 between the County Board and the Lukmire Partnership, Inc. Architects to provide Library Architectural and Engineering (A&E) Services.

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

32. Approve the Award of a Contract for the Paving of the Service Road, Restoration and Construction of Walkways, Site Lighting, Construction of a Patio and ADA Access to the Main House at Ft. C.F. Smith Park.

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

33. Approve the First Amendment to the Lease Agreement with First Virginia Banks, Inc. and the County Board of Arlington, Virginia, to house Emergency Communications Center transmission equipment located at First Virginia Plaza, 6400 and 6402 Arlington Boulevard, Falls Church, Virginia.

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

34. Information Report and Acknowledgment of Receipt of Grant from the Office of the National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Washington/Baltimore HIDTA and Grant from the Department of Justice for the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area Drug Enforcement Task Force (MATF) project.

C.M. Recommendation: Acknowledge Receipt of funds from the Office of the National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), Washington/Baltimore HIDTA for 01/01/02 thru 12/31/02, and funds from the Department of Justice for the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area Drug Enforcement Task Force (MATF) Project for the period 08/01/01 thru 7/31/02.

35. 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 Waverly Hills Neighborhood and for the historic commercial buildings along Columbia Pike.

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

36. Allocation of Unprogrammed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds for Compliance by Robert Pierre Johnson Housing Development corporation (RPJ) with Federal Lead Safe Housing Regulations.

C.M. Recommendation: Allocate funds in CDBG Unprogrammed Funds to RPJ for inspection, testing and clean-up costs associated with federal lead safety requirements for the Christmas in April event.

37. FY 2003 Commuter Assistance Program Grant Application.

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

38. Authorization to increase the Contract Amount concerning Agreement No. 423-00 to Cube Construction for the construction of water main improvements in South Four Mile Run Drive and South George Mason Drive.

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

Vacations, Easements, Rights of Way & Encroachments & Leases

39. Vacation of portion of S. Joyce St. adjacent to Metropolitan at Pentagon Row. (Parcel C-1-B, Pentagon City)

P.C. Recommendation: The proposed vacation is substantially in accord with the adopted Comprehensive Plan or applicable part thereof.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer the consideration of the requested vacation to the May 18, 2002 County Board meeting.

40. Vacation of 5 ft. Storm Drain Easement on Lot 46A Colonial Heights Sub. and 5 ft. Sanitary Sewer Easement on Lot 48A Colonial Heights Sub. through Property of Colonial Terrace LLC, at 1633 Colonial Terrace.

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

41. Approval of Agreement of Sale for Acquisition of Portion of Real Estate at 3436 Lee Highway for Public Right of Way.

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

42. Resolution to Accept Offers of Dedications of 1) an Easement for Public Sidewalk and Utilities Purposes, and a Public Sanitary Sewer Easement in the 2300 Block of North Pershing Drive; 2) a three-foot Public Sanitary Sewer Easement at 1627 North Buchanan Street; 3) a Public Water Service Easement in the 500 Block of North Pollard Street; and 4) a four-foot Public Sidewalk Easement at 1412 North Rolfe Street.

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

43. Enactment of an Encroachment Ordinance to allow 314 sq. ft. building to encroach on Easement for Public Street Purposes at 1735 North Lynn Street.

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

Request to Advertise

44. Request to Advertise an amendment to Chapter 30, (Peddlers, Vendors and Canvassers) of the Arlington Code as it relates to vendor permits and operations.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize advertisement to amend Chapter 30 of the Arlington County Code relating to vendor permits and operation.

45. Request to Advertise Amendments to the Comprehensive Plan-Master Transportation Plan Part-1 to delete a) a six-lane designation for Lee Highway in Cherrydale, b) a four-lane designation for Old Dominion Drive c) the extension of South Eads across Four Mile Run, d) the extension of Southgate Road and e) designate the section of Wilson Boulevard between North Jackson and Quincy Street for four through lanes, instead of six lanes.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize advertisement as recommended in the staff report.

46. Request to Advertise an Amendment to the County Comprehensive Plan -Master Transportation - Part I to delete, as a through street a portion of for North Vanderpool Street between North Fairfax Drive and 19th Road North.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize advertisement as recommended in the staff report.

47. Request to Advertise a General Land Use Plan Amendment from "Service Commercial" to "Low-Medium" Residential for properties on the south side of Lee Highway generally located north of 20th Street North between North Oakland Street and North Pollard.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize advertisement of a public hearing on the General Land Use Plan amendment for the May 6, 2002 Planning Commission meeting and the May 18, 2002 County Board meeting.

48. Request to Advertise public hearings on Zoning Ordinance Amendments to Section 33 Automobile Parking, Standing and Loading Spaces, Subsections A.3 and 7., Section 26 "C-3" General Commercial Districts, Subsection D.2.e., and Section 27A. "C-R" Commercial Redevelopment Districts, Subsection G. of the Zoning Ordinance to change the definition and the permitted ratio of compact parking.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize advertisement of a public hearing on the General Land Use Plan amendment for the May 28, 2002 Planning Commission meeting and the June 8, 2002 County Board meeting.

49. Request to Advertise the Food and Drug Administration 2001 Model Food Code as the Food and Food Handling Code for Arlington County .

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize Advertisement as recommended in the staff report.

Ordinance and Plans

50. Enactment of an Ordinance Repealing Chapter 38 (Water Supply Emergency) of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia and Enacting a New Chapter 38.1 concerning Water Supply Emergencies, and Repealing Chapter 26 (Utilities), Article I, Division 2, Section 26-4(c)(1) concerning Conservation of Water Use, and amending the Water Rules and Regulations Handbook to reflect the County Code revisions.

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

Ordinance and Plans

Attachment A
Attachment B

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

51. Approval of the County's Annual Consolidated Plan for Fiscal Year (FY) 2003.

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

52. Minutes

REGULAR HEARING

53. Approval of the Fiscal Year 2003 Budget (The public hearings on these items have been completed):

A. Adoption of Budget Resolution.

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

B. Adoption of Appropriations Resolution.

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

C. Adoption of the Calendar Year (CY) 2002 Real Estate Tax Rate.

Attachment

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

D. Adoption of the Calendar Year (CY) 2002 Personal Property Tax Rate.

Attachment

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

E. Adoption of the Calendar Year (CY) 2002 Chain Bridge Road Service District Tax Rate.

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

F. Adoption of Schools Transfer Resolution.

C.M. Recommendation:

G. Adoption of Community Activities Transfer Resolution.

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

H. Adoption of Fiscal Year 2003 Pay Plans for County Employees

Attachment 1
Attachment 2
Attachment 3

Cover Memo

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

I. Adoption of the Community Development Block Grant Programs and Budget for Fiscal year (FY) 2003 (CD28).

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

54. Other Budget Items: (The public hearings on these items have been completed):

A. Adoption of Amendments to Chapter10, Article I of the Arlington County Code, Household Solid Waste Rate.

Attachments

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

B. Adoption of Ordinance to amend, reenact, recodify Section 36, Administration & Procedures, of Arlington County Zoning Ordinance to increase fees for building permit applications reviewed by the Zoning Office for compliance with zoning regulations.

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

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

C. Adoption of Amendments to Chapter 22, Street Development and Construction and Chapter 23, Subdivisions, of the Arlington County Code.

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

D. Adoption of Amendments to Chapter 14.2 of the Arlington County Code, Parking Meter Rates.

C.M. Recommendation: Do not adopt an Ordinance to amend, reenact, and reordain Chapter

E. Adoption of Amendments to Chapter 26, Article I of the Arlington Code, Water and Sewer Rate.

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

F. Adoption of Amendments to Chapter 43 of the Arlington County Code, Real Estate Tax Relief for the Elderly.

Attachment A
Attachment B
Attachment B

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

G. Adoption of Ordinance to amend, reenact and recodify Chapter 20 (Real Estate Assessment) Articles I, II and III, Sections 20-10(b), 20-23 (d) and 20-43 (f), respectively, of the Arlington County, Virginia Code relating to the Partial Real Estate Tax Exemptions.

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

H. Adoption of the County Board Salaries Increase.

Cover Sheet

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

I. Adoption of FY 2003 Department of Human Services Transportation Fee and Fee Scale for the Madison Adult Day Health Care Center.

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

J. Adoption of FY 2003 Department for Human Services for Non-Mandated Vaccines.

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

K. Adoption of FY 2003 Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Resources Fees.

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

L. Adoption of Library Reserve Fee Elimination.

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

Site Plans/Amendments/Reviews

55. SP #106 Site Plan Amendment: Conversion of approx. 13,100 sq. ft. retail space to retail/office use; on premises known as 2900 South Quincy Street.

C.M. Recommendation: Staff recommends denial of the requested site plan amendment.

56. SP #346 Site Plan (Carry-Over) : Infrastructure plan; on premises known as Potomac Yard.

P.C. Recommendation: Approve plan as described in the April 2, 2002 draft County Manager's report with the recommendation that the $25,000 contribution be applied to the odor reduction at the Potomac interceptor, and that the County Manager examine ways to accelerate the location of the temporary auxiliary warehouse and urge the applicant to plant as many trees as possible.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the Potomac Yard Preliminary Infrastructure Plan and the location of the sanitary sewer lift station on County property at the Water Pollution Control Plant.

Use Permits Request/Reviews/Amendments (Supplemental information - Staff Policy Paper re. gas station canopies and the use of corporate colors.)

57. U-2341-82-1 Use Permit Amendment (Carry-Over): Comprehensive sign plan; on premises known as 4030 Wilson Boulevard.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve an amendment to a comprehensive sign plan, subject to all previous conditions, new conditions #4 and #5 and as administratively approved by the Zoning Office on September 17, 2001 and with an administrative review in one (1) year. (April 2003)

58. U-3024-02-1 Use Permit (Carry-Over): Comprehensive sign plan; 4060 South Four Mile Run Drive.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve, subject to the conditions of the staff report with an administrative review in one (1) year. (April 2003)

59. U-2670-90-5 Use Permit Amendment (Carry-Over) & Review: Exxon Corporation, change color of canopy fascia; on premises known as 6720, 6730 Lee Highway.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the May 18, 2002 County Board meeting.

Site Plans and Vacations

60. SP #13 Site Plan Amendment and Vacation on premises known as Crystal Towers.

A. SP #13 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): Residential building, modifications of use regulations for street setbacks, compact parking ratio & coverage; on premises known as 1600 South Eads Street. (Crystal Towers)

Additional Information

Attachment

P.C. Recommendation: Recommend approval of the "Draft" County Manager's report with changes to Conditions 16 and 29. Condition language should also be added to require the applicant to work with the county to comply with the current storm water management standards. The County arborist should look at trees on the site and identify those that can be saved or transplanted. The parking management plan should address the parking needs for existing tenants during construction.

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

B. Vacation of Portion of Easement for Public Streets & Utilities, 15th Street South between South Fern Street & Eads Street. (Crystal Towers)

P.C. Recommendation: The proposed vacation is substantially in accord with the adopted Comprehensive Plan or applicable part thereof.

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

61. Rezoning, Site Plan and Vacation on premises known as 9th Street North to Fairfax Drive between North Pollard and North Quincy Streets.

A. Z-2484-02-1 Rezoning: From “C-2” Service Commercial-Community Business Districts to “RA-H-3.2” Multiple-family Dwelling and Hotel Districts; on premises known as 907, 911, 915, 921, 933 North Quincy Street, 3900 North Fairfax Drive, 920 North Pollard Street.

P.C. Recommendation: Approve.

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

B. SP #358 Site Plan: highrise residential building approx. 21 stories, 499 dwelling units & 9,602 sq. ft. retail at 6.0 FAR; modification regulations for additional density and height in exchange for provision of affordable housing and exclusion from GFA calculations for mechanical and storage areas; on premises known as 907, 911, 915, 921, 933 North Quincy Street, 3900 North Fairfax Drive, and 920 North Pollard Street.

P.C. Recommendation: Approve site plan as recommended in the "Draft" County Manager's report with recommended changes.

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

C. Vacation of portion of Public Alley located in Varcoe’s Subdivision & Addition to Varcoe’s Subdivision , from 9th Street North to Fairfax Drive between North Pollard & North Quincy Streets.

P.C. Recommendation: 1.C. The proposed vacation is substantially in accord with the adopted Comprehensive Plan or applicable part thereof.

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

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