REVISED
ARLINGTON COUNTY BOARD MEETING
Saturday, October 4, 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 6-14)

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, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board approved all items on the consent agenda (items #6 through 14) except for items #8 and 9 which were removed from the consent agenda and voted on separately (please see that particular item number for the final action).

Vacations, Easements, Rights of Way, Encroachments & Leases

6. Authorization to accept Deed of Easement (“Deed”) for public sidewalks and utilities purposes on property located at 2311 N. Kensington Street.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the motion contained in the staff report, dated September 16, 2003, designated as exhibit 1, approving the Deed of Easement and authorizing execution thereof.

7. Authorization to accept Deeds of Temporary Easement and Construction
Agreement
(“Deeds”) public improvement purposes for the Department of Public Works Improvement Project (“Project”) located on North Randolph Street from North Glebe Road to 700 feet north.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the motion contained in the staff report dated September 16, 2003, designated as exhibit 1, approving various Deeds of Temporary Easement and Construction Agreement and authorizing execution thereof.

Appropriations, Grant Applications & Contracts

8. Appropriation of Shelter Plus Care funds for housing for homeless persons who are diagnosed with serious mental illness.

C.M. Recommendation: Appropriate $108,312 in Fiscal Year 2004 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to the Department of Human Services for rental assistance.

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, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board approved the recommendation in the County Manager’s September 17, 2003 report relating to Shelter Plus Care funds.

9. Approval of Additional Funds for Professional and Engineering Services for
the Potomac Yard Transit Way.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve allocation of an additional $30,000 to pay for additional design services required to engineer and site the Potomac Transit Way.

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, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board approved the recommendation in the County Manager’s September 16, 2003 report relating to the Potomac Yard Transit Way.

10. Contract award to Sagres Construction Corp. for the construction of a 24-foot pre-cast concrete arch bridge on the Military Road crossing of Donaldson Run.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the award of the contract as detailed in the staff report.

Request to Advertise

11. Request to Advertise amendments to Chapters 21, 35 and 46 of the Arlington County Retirement Ordinance.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize advertisement of a public hearing to be held on October 18, 2003.

Other

12. Reimbursement resolution for equipment lease financing.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve resolution as stated in the staff report.

13. Tentative approval of County Board Regular Meeting Dates for the months of January, February and March 2004.

Attachment to Item 13

14. Minutes.

REGULAR HEARING

15.

A. SP #364 SITE PLAN (CARRY-OVER): Lee Gardens Housing Corp. ,
approximately 578 dwelling units, approximately 13,200 sq. ft. office & retail GFA, community center, modification of use regulations for density, & building height; premises known as 2300 – 2341 N. 11th St. (RCP #18-084-002).

P.C. Recommendation: Approve site plan subject to conditions of the staff report.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve Site Plan Option B and modifications of use regulations subject to the conditions of the staff report.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Fisette and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board approved the recommendation in the County Manager’s October 3, 2003 report on Site Plan SP #364 for Woodbury Park, Option B, with amendments to conditions #5, 48, 49 and 60 as presented and further revised at the meeting.

B. VACATION of portion of 5-foot sanitary sewer easement on Harriet R.F. Vinson Estate, Parcel 1, Woodbury Park, 2300-2341 N. 11th St. (SP #364).

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

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Fisette, seconded by Mr. Tejada and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board approved the recommendation in the County Manager’s September 30, 2003 report on the related property Vacation for Woodbury Park.

16. Claim of Northern Virginia Land Title for the Benefit of Richard C. Goode.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Ms. Favola, seconded by Mr. Ferguson and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board denied the claim.

Additional Items

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Mr. Fisette and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, Mr. Tejada – Aye, and Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, the Board approved the County Manager's recommendation to approve the exercise of an option granted the County Board in an Option Agreement dated October 31, 2003 between Crescent Potomac Yard Development, LLC and the County Board to acquire a fee simple interest in Parcel 17 (North Tract); and authorized the Real Estate Coordinator to execute all related documents, subject to approval as to form by the County Attorney.

Adjournment: At 3:21 p.m., the meeting was adjourned.


GENERAL INFORMATION:

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR SPEAKING ON AGENDA ITEMS:
The following are in accordance with the Meeting Procedures adopted by the County Board:

General: Persons wishing to speak on agenda items must submit a speaker slip to the Clerk the day of the hearing (no slips are taken in advance of meeting dates). Please note that speakers may not donate time to others (the person whose name is on the slip must be the one presenting testimony). Speakers are called by the Clerk in the order in which slips are received. When providing written testimony, 8 copies are requested.

Public Comment Period (Agenda Item #1): Begins at 8:30 a.m. Fill out special portion of the speaker slip and submit to Clerk before last speaker for this period is called. Topics should be new business and not items previously discussed or on that day's agenda. Only one speaker per topic may be heard. Maximum of two (2) minutes is allowed to speak.

Consent Agenda: Fill out special portion of the speaker slip and submit to Clerk before vote on items not removed from Consent Agenda. Individuals and organizational representatives have a maximum of three (3) minutes to speak on all Consent Agenda items identified by the speaker on the slip.

Regular Hearing Items (excluding Consent Agenda): A speaker slip must be submitted to the Clerk before the first speaker on that item is called. There are two classes of speakers:

Individuals: A maximum of 3 minutes is allowed to speak.
Organizations: A maximum of 5 minutes is allowed and only one speaker per organization is permitted per agenda item.
F or a full copy of Procedures, see http://countyboard.arlingtonva.us/meetings/meeting-procedures/ or contact Clerk's Office


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