REVISED
ARLINGTON COUNTY BOARD MEETING
Saturday, March 15, 2003

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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Note: Revisions to the Agenda will be shown in italics.

 

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 (ITEMS 6 - 33)

Site Plans/Amendments/Reviews

6. SP #370 SITE PLAN : request for Site Plan approval to permit the development of five town house dwellings on premises known as 4610 Wilson Boulevard (Abingdon Court).

P.C. Recommendation: Defer to the April 14, 2003 Planning Commission
meeting and the April 26, 2003 County Board meeting.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the April 26, 2003 County Board meeting.


7. SP# 125 SITE PLAN AMENDMENT : William H. Brakefield, Christopher W. Pike, Agent, comprehensive sign plan; premises known as 1000 and 1100 Wilson Boulevard. (WJLA –TV) (RPC #17-001-010, -011)

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the site plan amendment subject to new and amended conditions, with a six (6) month administrative review (September 2003) and a three (3) year County Board review (March 2006).

8. SP #86 SITE PLAN AMENDMENT (CARRY-OVER) : National Hospitality Corp., David S. Houston, Atty, facade renovation and comprehensive sign plan; premises known as 900 South Orme Street (RPC #25-024-056).

C.M. Recommendation: Accept withdrawal of the site plan amendment.

9. SP #90 SITE PLAN AMENDMENT : Potbelly Sandwich Works, Mike Walters, Agent, live entertainment; premises known as 1725 South Jefferson Davis Highway. (RPC #34-020-248)

C.M. Recommendation: Approve, subject to all previous conditions of the site plan and with a review in one (1) year (March 2004).

10. Revised SP #11 SITE PLAN AMENDMENT : Smith Property Holdings Crystal Plaza LLC, M. Catharine Puskar, Atty/Agent, rooftop sign; premises known as 2111 South Jefferson Davis Highway. (RPC #34-020-255)

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the April 26, 2003 County Board meeting.

11. SP #39 SITE PLAN REVIEW : live entertainment and dancing; premises known as 1901 North Fort Myer Drive. (Chelsea’s) (RPC #16-020-001)

C.M. Recommendation: Continue, subject to all previous conditions and with a review in two (2) months (May 2003).

12. SP# 231 SITE PLAN REVIEW (CARRY-OVER) : conversion of retail space to dental office; premises known as 2100-2400 Clarendon Boulevard. (Courthouse Plaza) (RPC #18-004-066)

C.M. Recommendation: Continue, subject to all previous conditions and with a review in two (2) years (March 2005).

Use Permits Request/Reviews/Amendments

13. U-3049-02-1 USE PERMIT (CARRY-OVER) : Rosenthal Mazda-Arlington, Jerry Griffin, Atty/Agent, comprehensive sign plan; premises known as 750 North Glebe Road. (RPC #13-017-010)

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the April 26, 2003 County Board meeting.

14. U-3054-03-1 USE PERMIT : Taco Bell of America, Inc., Isaac Showell, Construction Manager, restaurant with drive-through window; premises known as 4681 South King Street. (RPC #28-019-031)

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the April 26, 2003 County Board meeting.

15. U-1748-67-2 USE PERMIT AMENDMENT (CARRY-OVER) : Queen of Peace Early Learning Center, Rev. Leonard Tuozzolo, Executive Director, change in ages of children to infants to 13 years, hours 7:00 am – 7:00 pm; premises known as 2700 South 19th Street. (RCP #31-008-050)

C.M. Recommendation: Approve, subject to all previous conditions, with a review in one (1) year ( March 2004).

16. U-2981-00-1 USE PERMIT AMENDMENT (CARRY-OVER) : Long Enterprises, Inc./National Capitol Homes by Bob Hillis, Vice President, amend condition #23 to eliminate brick retaining wall along South Glebe Road; premises known as 2173, 2177, 2181, 2201 South Glebe Road. (RPC #31-008-682, -683, -684, -685)

C.M. Recommendation: Approve, subject to amended Condition #23 and all previous conditions.

17. U-2834-95-3 USE PERMIT REVIEW : food delivery service; premises known as 3811 Wilson Boulevard (Pizza Hut) (RPC # 14-041-008)

C.M. Recommendation: Continue, subject to all previous conditions, with a review in five (5) years (March 2008).

18. U-2956-99-1 USE PERMIT REVIEW : operation of a homework after school club and computer learning center; premises known as 3412 South 22nd Street. (Macedonia Baptist Church) (RPC # 31-023-005)

C.M. Recommendation: Continue, subject to all previous conditions, with a review in five (5) years (March 2008).

19. U-2957-99-1 USE PERMIT REVIEW : tire shop; premises known as 3237 Wilson Boulevard. (Guaranteed Used Tires) (RPC #15-089-010)

C.M. Recommendation: Continue, subject to all previous conditions, with a review in five (5) years (March 2008).

20. U-2712-91-1 USE PERMIT REVIEW : 68 bed residential program center, homeless shelter, and detoxification/post-detoxification program; premises known as 1554 Columbia Pike (Residential Program Center) (RPC #34-015-003)

C.M. Recommendation: Continue, subject to all previous conditions, with a review in five (5) years (March 2008).

21. U-2932-97-1 USE PERMIT REVIEW (CARRY-OVER) : dental office; premises known as 450 N. Thomas St. (Dr. Ana Fraga and Andrew Namrow) (RPC #20-013-010)

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the May 17, 2003 County Board meeting.

22. U-3052-02-3 USE PERMIT (CARRY-OVER) : Jamal A. Sharifi and Safia Jamal, daycare center 7:00 for 38 children; premises known as 2612 North Pershing Drive. (RPC #18-056-006)

C.M. Recommendation: Approve, subject to conditions of the staff report and with an administrative review in six (6) months (September 2003) and a review by the County Board in one (1) year (March 2004).

Vacations, Easements, Rights of Way, Encroachments & Leases

23. ORDINANCE TO VACATE a Portion of a 12 Foot Public Alley located in Block 8, Alcova Heights, 825 South Monroe Street.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer the consideration of the requested vacation to the April 26, 2003 County Board meeting.

24. Enactment of an Encroachment Ordinance permitting an Underground Electrical Transformer Vault within the right-of-way of North Fillmore Street, adjacent to Part of Lot 27, Block D, Lyon's Addition to Clarendon. (2900 Wilson Boulevard).

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

Appropriations, Grant Applications & Contracts

25. Approval of Award of Contract # 49-03 for Lee Storage and Pumping Facility Improvements.

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

Requests to Advertise

26. Request to Advertise a General Land Use Plan Amendment to designate a “Special Affordable Housing Protection District” and add Note 13 for property located at 1301, 1311, 1321 North Troy Street; 2001 and 2003 13th Street North; and 1308 North Taft Street.

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

27. Request to Advertise a General Land Use Plan Amendment to designate a "Special Affordable Housing Protection District" and add Note 13 for property located at 1531 North Pierce Street.

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

28. Request to Advertise a General Land Use Plan Amendment from
“Government and Community Facilities” (County, state and Federal administration and service facilities (police, fire, property yard, etc…); hospitals, nursing homes, and institutional housing; utilities, military reservations, airports, etc.) to “Medium Density Mixed Use” (3.0 FAR with special provision for up to an additional 1.0 FAR for residential) for the property bounded by Washington Boulevard, North Hudson Street, 10th Road North and North Highland Street.

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

29. Request to Advertise General Land Use Plan Amendments for the Virginia Square Metro Station Area.

C.M. Recommendation: Advertise a public hearing on April 26, 2003.


30. Request to Advertise amendments to the Comprehensive Plan- Master Transportation Plan – Part I , to extend North Quinn Street and North Troy Street between Wilson and Clarendon Boulevards, to extend 13th Street North between North Veitch Street and North Wayne Street, and to keep Fairfax Drive open as a through connection between Arlington Boulevard and North Barton Street.

C.M. Recommendation: Advertise a public hearing on April 26, 2003.

Other

31. Consideration of changes to the eligibility criteria for housing services funded through the Affordable Housing Investment Fund (AHIF) and allocation of up to $30,000 to Wesley Housing Development Corporation (WHDC) for its computer center at Whitefield Commons

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

32. Approval of Community Policy and Management Team Membership .

Attachment to Item 32 .

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

33. Minutes

REGULAR HEARING

34. Request to Advertise Tax Rates:

A. Real Estate tax rate

Attachment I to Item 34 A .

Attachment II to Item 34 A .

Attachment III to Item 34 A .

C.M. Recommendation: Advertise a public hearing on March 27, 2003.

B. Personal Property tax rate

Attachment II to Item 34 B .

Attachment III to Item 34 B .

C.M. Recommendation: Advertise a public hearing on March 27, 2003.

C. Chain Bridge Road Service District tax rate

C.M. Recommendation: Advertise a public hearing on March 27, 2003.

D. 2nd Road North Service District tax rate

C.M. Recommendation: Advertise a public hearing on March 27, 2003.

E. Calendar Year 2003 Tax Rate for the Rosslyn Business Improvement Service District ("Rosslyn BID")

C.M. Recommendation: Advertise a public hearing on March 27, 2003.

35. Rosslyn to Courthouse Urban Design Study

P.C. Recommendation: Accept the Rosslyn to Courthouse Urban Design Study and proposed modifications, with emphasis on the Commission’s preference for the middle alignment of the proposed new North Quinn Street.

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

36.

A. Amendment to Comprehensive Plan – Part 1, The Arlington Bicycle
Transportation Plan – to add Appendix E Additional Bikeway Facility Proposals.

Attachment to Item 36 A: Appendix E

P.C. Recommendation: Approve the Amendment to the Master
Transportation Plan to add Appendix E with changes to Item 3. The Commission further recommends that a footnote referencing the Spout Run pedestrian bridge not be retained in the final plan but within the documents of the advisory committee.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the proposed amendment to the Comprehensive Plan – Arlington Bicycle Transportation Plan.

B. Enactment of an Ordinance to amend, reenact and recodify Chapter
14.2
. (Motor Vehicles and Traffic), Article II, Section 14.2-65.1 of the Code of Arlington County, Virginia, concerning the designation of bicycle lanes.

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


37. ZONING ORDINANCE AMENDMENTS to Sections 1. Definitions, Section 31. Special Exceptions, and Section 32. Bulk, Coverage and Placement, of the Arlington County Zoning Ordinance to amend side yard requirement for pipe-stem lots, to create a by-right Split-Lot Residential Development provision, to allow two-lot size sites to be developed under the Unified Residential Development provision, and to permit pipe-stem lots only by use permit.

P. C. Recommendation: Adopt the proposed Zoning Ordinance amendment as proposed by staff including grandfathering language.

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

38.

A. Z-2492-02-1 REZONING : Jade Realty Company, Timothy
Sampson, Atty/Agent, change in land classification from “R-6” One-Family Dwelling Districts to “RA8-18” Apartment Dwelling Districts; premises known as 1909 and 1915 North Danville Street. (RPC #15-007-020, -021, -022) (SP #367)

P.C. Recommendation : Approve the proposed rezoning.

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

B. SP # 367 SITE PLAN : Jade Realty Company, Timothy Sampson,
Atty/Agent, approx. 18 dwelling units with modification of use regulations for height and setbacks; premises known as 1909 and 1915 North Danville Street. (RPC #15-007-020, -021, -022)

P.C. Recommendation: Approve the site plan subject to revisions to Conditions 16.b. 56, and Condition 60 to increase the affordable housing contribution to $43,200. The Commission further recommends that the County Board direct the Department of Public Works staff to evaluate the potential of converting the third lane of west-bound Lee Highway in this area to a parking lane, to work with VDOT on restricting right-turns on red at the Highland Street access to the site, and in the long term, to develop an overall vision plan for the Lee Highway street space between Spout Run and Rosslyn. The developer is also encouraged to improve the project’s LEED score.

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

C. SP #367 VACATION : Jade RealtyCompany, Timothy Sampson, Atty/Agent, Vacation of 5-ft. sanitary sewer line easement and 5-ft. water line easement at 1909 and 1915 N. Danville St.

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

39.

A. SP #248 SITE PLAN AMENDMENT : Federal Deposit Insurance
Corporation, Nan Terpak, Atty/Agent, amendment for two office buildings with retail, a special use building, park/plaza, parking and comprehensive sign plan; modification of use for coverage, density, and parking; premises known as 3501, 3599 North Fairfax Drive 3450 Washington Boulevard., 955, 1001 North Monroe Street. (RPC #15-087-028)

P.C. Recommendation: Approve the site plan amendment subject to the conditions of the staff report, along with the removal of the mid-block nub on North Monroe Street; maintaining the double nubs on Fairfax Drive and North Monroe Street; and amend Condition 56 to require the removal of snow from accessibility ramps and gutter areas within crosswalks concurrent with, or no later than, snow removal provided for vehicular access to the site.

Further, the applicant should (1) attempt to reduce parking to bring the total supply closer to NCPC parking guidelines, and (2) look at the Monroe Street treatment to reduce the amount of hard scape by adding public art, more streetscape or another row of street trees.

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

B. SP #248 VACATION : 750 Square foot Easement for Storm Sewer and Easement for Public Street and Utility Purposes; and Rededication of Easement for Storm Sewer and Easement for Public Street and Utility Purposes through Parcel A-1, Property of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 3501 North Fairfax Drive, 3599 North Fairfax Drive, 3450 Washington Boulevard, 955, 1001 North Monroe Street. (SP #248)

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the April 26, 2003 County Board meeting.

40. U-3041-02-1 USE PERMIT : Arlington County Public Schools, Roger Mosier, Design and Construction Services, additions and renovations to existing school; premises known as 5201 North 28th Street. (Yorktown High School) (RPC #02-038-004)

P.C. Recommendation: Approve the use permit subject to conditions of the staff report, with changes to Conditions 6, 13, and 14.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the use permit request for the addition and renovations to the existing high school, subject to the conditions of the staff report with a review in one (1) year after the date of issuance of the first certificate of occupancy for any part of the space.

41. SP #262 SITE PLAN AMENDMENT (CARRY-OVER) : Arlington Courthouse LLC, Andres Eklov, Agent, amend condition #13 regarding sidewalk, condition #12 regarding alignment and location of curb, designate frontage along property as No Parking/Loading Zone/Taxi Stand, outdoor seating for restaurant and lounge; premises known as 1333 North Courthouse Road. (RPC #17-016-003, -006, -008, -009)

C.M. Recommendation: Deny the site plan amendment request.

Additional Items
 

 


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