REVISED
ARLINGTON COUNTY BOARD MEETING
Saturday, October 18, 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. Z-2372-89-1 Request for Rezoning Amendment: Gateway II, LLC , to build a residential project, with modification of proffer conditions on premises known as 2900 North 10th Street. (RPC #18-029-007).

P.C. Recommendation: Defer consideration of the subject proffer amendment to the January 2004 Planning Commission meeting and the corresponding County Board meeting thereafter.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer consideration of the subject proffer amendment to the December 6, 2003 County Board meeting.

7. Sp #125 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): William G. Brakefield , conversion of retail space to a conference room at 1000 Wilson Boulevard (RPC #17-001-011).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the site plan amendment to permit the conversion of a retail space to a conference room, as an interim use, subject to all previous conditions, and two new conditions as stated in the staff report.

8. SP #349 Site Plan Amendment: GMUF Arlington Campus LLC , to amend requirements for utility undergrounding on premises known as 3422, 3426, 3434, 3444 Washington Boulevard (RPC #15-087-005, -006, -007, -008).

C.M. Recommendation: Defer the subject site plan amendment request to the November 15, 2003 County Board meeting.

9. SP #61 Site Plan Review : for live entertainment at premises known as 200 North Glebe Road. (Portales) (RPC #20-031-007).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to all previous conditions and with a review by the County Board in three (3) years (October 2006).

10. SP #339 Site Plan Amendment : for live entertainment on premises known as 2800 Clarendon Boulevard (Harry’s Taproom) (RPC #18-016-019).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve, subject to the conditions of the staff report and with a review in one (1) year (October 2004).

Use Permits Request/Reviews/Amendments

11. Use Permit and Site Plan Reviews for Mister Days, Clarendon Grill, Clarendon Ballroom, Whitlow’s on Wilson, Boulevard Grill and Mexicali Blues in Clarendon.

A. SP #194 Site Plan Review: live entertainment and dancing at premises known as 3100 Clarendon Boulevard (Mister Days) (RPC #19-002-007).

B. U-2873-95-2 Use Permit Review: live entertainment at premises known as 1101 North Highland Street (Clarendon Grill) (RPC #18-013-010).

C. U-2984-00-1 Use Permit Review: live entertainment at premises known as 3185 Wilson Boulevard (Clarendon Ballroom) (RPC #15-075-003).

D. U-2861-95-1 Use Permit Review: live entertainment on premises known as 2845 Wilson Boulevard (Whitlow’s on Wilson) (RPC #18-010-008).

E. U-2886-96-3 Use Permit Review: outdoor restaurant; premises known as 2845 Wilson Boulevard (Whitlow’s on Wilson) (RPC #18-010-008).

F. U-3046-02-1 Use Permit Review: live entertainment and dancing; premises known as 2901 Wilson Boulevard (Boulevard Woodgrill) (RPC #15-066-019).

G. U-3050-02-1 Use Permit Review: live entertainment at premises known as 2933 Wilson Boulevard (Mexicali Blues) (RPC #15-006-001).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew the use permits, subject to all previous conditions and with a review in one year (October 2004).

12. U-2795-93-1 Use Permit Review : live entertainment and dancing on
premises known as 946 North Jackson Street (Costa Verde) (RCP #14-033-013).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to all previous conditions and with a County Board review in three (3) years (October 2006).

13. U-3065-03-1 Use Permit Request (Carry-Over): Mohammed H. Sheikhy , for the operation of a martial arts studio at 3510 Lee Hwy (RPC #06-032-008).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the use permit request, subject to the conditions stated in the staff report, with review in one (1) year (October 2004).

14. U-2167-78-1 Use Permit Amendment and Review: Motiva Enterprises LLC , to amend comprehensive sign plan and review automobile service station on premises known as 2835 Washington Boulevard (RPC # 18-031-005) (Shell).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew the use permit and approve the use permit amendment, subject to all previous conditions and an amended Condition #4, with an administrative review in six (6) months (March 2004) and a review by the County Board in one (1) year (October 2004).

15. U-2749-92-7 Use Permit Amendment: Clarendon Storage Associates, LP , to amend condition #3 regarding onsite manager/community liaison on premises known as 3000 North 10th Street (RPC #18-028-021).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve, subject to all previous conditions, amended Condition #3, and with an administrative review in one (1) year (October 2004).

16. U-2845-95-1 Use Permit Amendment: Hollywood Entertainment, d.b.a. Hollywood Video , amend comprehensive sign plan on premises known as 3233 Columbia Pike (RPC #25-012-001).

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

17. U-3067-03-1 Use Permit: Kumon Learning Center , after school supplemental program on premises known as 2499 N. Harrison Street, Suite LL-6 (RPC #02-053-024).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve subject to conditions of the staff report with an administrative review in one (1) year (October 2004) and a review by the County Board in two (2) years (October 2005).

18. U-3066-03-1 Use Permit: Pizza Place , pizza delivery on premises known as 3538 Wilson Boulevard (RPC #19-016-005).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the Use Permit Request, subject to conditions contained in the staff report with an administrative review 30 days after the issuance of any certificate of occupancy and a County Board review in six (6) months (February 2004) .

19. U-2762-92-1 Use Permit Review: to replace equipment sheds and monopole on premises known as North Military Road and North Old Glebe Road. (Verizon).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to all previous conditions and with a County Board review in three (3) years (October 2006).

20. U-2822-94-1 Use Permit Review: alternative high school program on premises known as 920 North Pollard Street (Arlington Public Schools) (RPC #14-043-014).

C.M. Recommendation: Discontinue.

Vacations, Easements, Rights of Way, Encroachments & Leases

21. Authorization to Accept Deeds of Easements for Public Sidewalk, Utilities and Drainage Purposes on properties located at 5901 and 5909 Little Falls Road.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the motion contained in the staff report approving Deeds of Easements and authorizing execution thereof.

22. Resolution to accept an Offer of Dedication of Public Sanitary Sewer, Public Storm Sewer and a Public Water Meter Easements at 1633 Colonial Terrace.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the resolution contained in the staff report and authorize the Real Estate Coordinator to execute the Deed of Easements, approved as to form by the County Attorney, indicating the County Board’s acceptance of the offer of dedication.

23. Third Lease Extension Agreement between the County Board of Arlington and CESC Square L.L.C. for the leasing of retail space at 1615-B Crystal Square Arcade (The Commuter Store).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the lease extension between the County Board and CESC Square L.L.C. for the leasing of 534 square feet of retail space and authorize the Real Estate Coordinator to execute the lease agreement on behalf of the County Board, subject to approval as to form by the County Attorney.

24. Garage License Agreement permitting valet parking at 3033 Wilson Boulevard.

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

Ordinances and Plans

25. Amendment to Section 14.2-95 of the County Code to permit electronic notices of intent to contest parking citations.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt an amendment to Section 14.2-95 of the County Code (Collection of Fines for Parking Violations and Contests of Citations) as recommended in the staff report.

26. Zoning Ordinance Amendments to Section 26 . “C-2” Service Commercial-Community Business Districts, Subsection 26.A.1. Uses Permitted, to amend, reenact and recodify zoning provisions deleting uses permitted by reference to “RA8-18” districts in “C-2” Districts (and “C-3” Districts, by reference) and adding Subsection 26.B.21. special exceptions to offer a use permit option for mixed-use development within “C-2” districts. Additional Amendment to Section 31. Special Provisions, adding Subsection 31.A.14 Unified Commercial/Mixed Use Development, which enacts and codifies regulations for developments permitted under Subsection 26.B.21.

P.C. Recommendation: Approve.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer until the November 15, 2003 County Board meeting.


Appropriations, Grant Applications & Contracts

27. Approval of the Supplemental I-Net Implementation Agreement between Comcast Cablevision of Potomac and the County Board of Arlington, Virginia.

Item 27 Attachment 1
Item 27 Attachment 2

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize the County Manager to execute the Supplemental I-Net Implementation Agreement between Comcast Cablevision of Potomac and the County, following approval of the document as to form by the County Attorney.

28. Allocation of Fiscal Year (FY) 2004 Affordable Housing Investment Fund/HOME (AHIF) and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) financial assistance to Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) for the Columbia Grove Apartments.

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

Request to Advertise

29. Request to Advertise a Public Hearing for an Amendment to Chapter 25, Section 25-14 of the County Code concerning Taxi Rates of Fare.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize advertisement of a public hearing on November 15, 2003 to consider an amendment to Chapter 25, Section 25-14 of the County Code concerning Taxi Rates of Fare.

Other

30. Priority Project Funding Request for the of Neighborhood Conservation (NC) Program.

 

Attachment 1 to Item 30
Attachment 2 to Item 30

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the use of $2,962,500 of Neighborhood Conservation bond funds for the priority neighborhood projects and project budget increases listed in the staff report, and authorize the County Manager to proceed with implementation of the identified projects.

31. Amendments to the Arlington County Purchasing Resolution .

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the proposed amendments to become effective upon the date of adoption by the County Board.

32. Amendments to Chapters 21, 35 and 46 of the Arlington County Retirement Ordinance.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the amendments to Chapters 21, 35 and 46 of the Arlington County Retirement Ordinance as recommended in the staff report.

33. Minutes.

REGULAR HEARING

34. SP #106-3 Site Plan Amendment : TCR Mid-Atlantic Properties, Inc.,
amend Phased Development Site Plan (PDSP) and final site plan to convert hotel to residential (approximately 245 dwelling units) with modifications of use regulations for coverage and density; premises known as Lot 2-A First Addition to Village at Shirlington (S. Quincy Street) (RPC #29-023-006).

P.C. Recommendation: Approve.

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

35. A. GP 291-03-1 General Land Use Plan Amendment to designate a “Special Affordable Housing Protection District” and add Note 13 for properties located at 1002, 1008 N. Monroe Street and 1003 N. Nelson Street in the Virginia Square Metro station area. (RPC #14-031-001, -002, -004).

P.C. Recommendation: Approve.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve.

35. B. Z-2504-03-1 REZONING (CARRY-OVER) : from “RA8-18” Apartment Dwelling Districts and “R-5” One-Family, Restricted Two-Family Dwelling Districts to “R-C” Apartment Dwelling and Commercial Districts at premises known as 1002 N. Monroe Street, 1003 N. Nelson Street (RPC #14-031-001, -002).

P.C. Recommendation: Approve.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve.


35. C. SP #378 SITE PLAN (CARRY-OVER) : Monroe Street Ventures, LLC,
approximately 79 dwelling units, modification of use regulations for density, height for parking spaces, exclusion from density calculation of storage, trash rooms, and mechanical closets within units on premises known as 1002, 1008 N. Monroe Street, 1003 N. Nelson Street (RPC #14-031-001, -002, -004).

P.C. Recommendation: Approve.

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

35. D. Vacation (Carry-Over) : An Ordinance to Vacate 3,119.38 sq. ft. Portion of N. Monroe Street and 10th Street N. adjacent to Lots 211 to 214, Part Lots 209 and 210, Farlee, and provisions for the Granting of 5,409.20 sq. ft. Easement for Public Sidewalk and Utilities Purposes adjacent to Lots 195 to 200, 211 to 214, Part Lots 209 and 210, Farlee, 1002 and 1008 N. Monroe Street and 1003 N. Nelson Street, SP #378, (RPC #14-031-001, -002 and -004), with conditions.

P.C. Recommendation: Approve.

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

36. Sp #193 Site Plan Amendment: Ballston Common Associates. LP , conversion of retail use to office until January 2006; premises known as 4238 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 2230 (RPC #14-059-035).

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

Additional Items

37. Deeds of Easement granting to Verizon Virginia, Inc. and Dominion Virginia Power certain rights upon County property to install and re-locate their utility facilities in order to construct a bridge at the Military Road crossing of Donaldson Run and Taylor Park.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the Deeds of Easements contained in staff report granting to Verizon Virginia, Inc. and Dominion Virginia Power certain rights across County property to install and re-locate utility facilities in order to construct a bridge at the Military Road crossing of Donaldson Run and Taylor Park. Also, authorize the Real Estate Coordinator to sign the Deeds of Easement on behalf of the County Board, subject to approval as to form by the County Attorney.

38. Request to Advertise the 2004 Legislative Program for the County Board’s Annual Legislative Public Hearing on November 15, 2003.

C.M. Recommendation: Advertise the 2004 Legislative Program for the County Board’s Annual Legislative Public Hearing on November 15, 2003.

39. Request to Advertise a Public Hearing on the placement of banners on streetlight poles in the Rosslyn Business Improvement Service Area (Rosslyn BID).

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize the Advertisement of a Public Hearing for November 15, 2003 County Board meeting to consider an ordinance authorizing the placement of banners for the Rosslyn Business Improvement District on the streetlights in the Rosslyn Improvement Service District area.


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