COUNTY BOARD MEETING AGENDA
July 8, 2006

8:30 A.M. Public Comment
No earlier than 9:00 A.M. Consent Agenda and Regular Hearing

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PLEASE NOTE: A recessed meeting will take place on Monday, July 10, 2006, in addition to the Tuesday, July 11, 2006, regular recessed meeting.

• PUBLIC COMMENT (watch video: , ; )

• CONSENT ITEMS (Items 1-53) Citizens interested in removing an item from the Consent Agenda must submit a speaker slip to the Clerk at the Saturday, July 8, 2006, meeting before 9 a.m. Public testimony on removed items will occur at the Recessed Meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2006, at 6:30 p.m. (no testimony taken on Saturday).

CONSENT AGENDA: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the Consent Agenda – items #1 through #39 – except for items #5, 7, 11, 17, 23, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 38, 42, and 44, which were removed from the consent agenda and will be heard on Tuesday, July 11, at 6:30 p.m. Additional people may sign up to speak on the removed items. (watch )

Site Plans/Amendments/Reviews

1. SP #11 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): space conversion; 2201 Jefferson Davis Highway (University of Oklahoma, RPC #34-020-003).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to one (1) revised condition, which applies solely to this request, with a County Board review in five (5) years (July 2011).

2. SP #94 Site Plan Review: conversion of retail to medical; 1700 N. Moore St. (RPC #16-037-001).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to one revised condition which applies solely to this request, with no further review.

3. SP #105 Site Plan Review: live entertainment; 1301 S. Joyce St. (Sine, RPC #35-010-032).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to all previous conditions with a County Board review in five (5) years (July 2011).

4. SP #106 Site Plan Review: outdoor restaurant/retail seating plan; 2756, 2762, 2766, 2768, 2770, 2772, 2774, 2780 S. Quincy St., 4013, 4014, 4015, 4017, 4019, 4021, 4025, 4028, 4029, 4031, 4039, 4043, 4044, 4047, 4052, 4053 S. 28th St., 2772 S. Arlington Mill Drive (RPC #29-020-003, -004, -005, -006, -007, -008, -009, -010, -011, -012, -013, -014, -015, -016, -017, -018, -019, -020, -021, -022, -023, -024; 29-019-024).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to all previous conditions with a County Board review in one (1) year (July 2007).

5. This item will be heard at the recessed meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2006.

6. SP #376 Site Plan Amendment: Centex Homes, amend setbacks; 4013, 4029 Columbia Pike (RPC #23-033-029, -032, -033, -034,-078,-098).

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

Use Permits Request/Reviews/Amendments

7. This item will be heard at the recessed meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2006.

8. U-2556-87-5 Use Permit Amendment: CHMS, LLC, increase enrollment by 40 children, amend ages to include 1.5 year olds; 2425 N. Glebe Road (RPC #02-062-006).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve as recommended in the staff report, with a review by the County Board in one (1) year (July 2007).

9. U-2640-89-3 Use Permit Review: live entertainment and dancing; 501 N. Randolph St. (Tuto Bene, RPC #14-060-001).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to all previous conditions, with a County Board review in five (5) years (July 2011).

10. U-2823-94-4 Use Permit Review: panel antennae and equipment cabinets on water tower; 2400 N. Wakefield St. (Sprint PCS/Lee Pumping Station, RPC #05-005-072).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to all previous conditions, with revised condition #2, and with a review by the County Board in one (1) year (July 2007).

11. This item will be heard at the recessed meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2006.

12. U-3043-02-1 Use Permit Review: antiques and collectibles market; 2000 Block N. 15th St. (Clarendon Alliance).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to all previous conditions, with a review by the County Board in five years (July 2011).

13. U-3054-03-1 Use Permit: Taco Bell of America, Inc., revise site layout, façade, signage location, number of drive-through windows, landscaping; 4681 S. King St. (RPC #28-019-031).

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the September 16, 2006 County Board meeting.

14. U-3087-04-3 Use Permit Review: Amit Services, Inc., live entertainment; 4704 Columbia Pike (Amit’s Pizza and Subs, RPC #27-004-002).

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the September 16, 2006, County Board meeting.

15. U-3110-04-1 Use Permit (Carry-Over): Alisina Nezam, Unified Commercial Mixed Use Development (two live/work units); 2219 S. Shirlington Road (RPC #31-025-049).

P.C. Recommendation: Defer to the October 30, 2006 Planning Commission meeting and the November 14, 2006 County Board meeting.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the November 14, 2006 County Board meeting.

16. U-3113-04-3 Use Permit Amendment: TKD Life Skills, Inc., amend hours of operation; 2425, 2499, 2503, 2509 N. Harrison St. (RPC #02-073-084).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve, subject to all previous conditions, with revised condition #3, new condition #6, and a review by the County Board in one (1) year (July 2007).

17. This item will be heard at the recessed meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2006.

18. U-3155-06-1 Use Permit: T. Barrett Chamberlin, Jr., Unified Residential Development (five dwelling units); 4520 N. Glebe Road (RPC #03-004-001).

P.C. Recommendation: Defer to the September 5, 2006, Planning Commission meeting and to the September 16, 2006, County Board meeting.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the September 5, 2006, Planning Commission meeting and to the September 16, 2006, County Board meeting.

Vacations, Easements, Rights of Way, Encroachments & Leases

19. Enactment of an ordinance to allow encroachment of an underground electric vault and underground parking garage within the right-of-way of North Garfield Street, immediately adjacent to Lots 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, Outlot B, and Part Lot 100, Lyon’s Addition to Clarendon, Block “F”, RPC Nos. 18013001, 18013006, 18013005, 18013008 and 18013009, with conditions; and Enactment of an ordinance to allow encroachment of an underground electric vault and an underground parking garage within the right-of-way of Wilson Boulevard, immediately adjacent to Lots 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9, Lyon’s Addition to Clarendon, Block “E”, RPC Nos. 18012001 and 18012002, with Conditions.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the September 16, 2006 County Board meeting.

20. Approval of the First Amendment to Agreement of Lease between the County Board of Arlington County, Virginia and The Young Men’s Christian Association of Metropolitan Washington on the County's real property located at 2422 N. Fillmore St., Arlington, Virginia, RPC# 04026057.

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

21. Approval of the First Amendment to Deed of Lease, between the County Board of Arlington County, Virginia and George Thakor on the County's real property located at 901 S. Clark St., Arlington, Virginia, RPC# 34025003.

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

Ordinances and Plans

22. Adoption of an ordinance to amend, reenact, and recodify Section 36 of Arlington County Zoning Ordinance to amend, reenact and recodify Zoning provisions to authorize Board of Zoning Appeals to grant special exception use permits that modify requirements contained in Zoning Ordinance with respect to physical requirements of improvements on lot or parcel of land, including setback and other placement requirements, coverage, and height.

P.C. Recommendation: Defer to the September 5, 2006, Planning Commission meeting and the September 16, 2006, County Board meeting.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the September 5, 2006, Planning Commission meeting and the September 16, 2006, County Board meeting.

23. This item will be heard at the recessed meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2006.

24. Adoption of Proposed Amendment to Section 20 (Appendix A) “CP-FBC,” Columbia Pike – Form Based Code Districts of the Zoning Ordinance to change Section III (C) - Regulating Plans to modify the width of the street space for South Glebe Road and South Walter Reed Drive in the Town Center area of the Columbia Pike Special Revitalization District.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the October 14, 2006, County Board meeting.

25. A, B & C

A. Adoption of the Fort Myer Heights North Plan.

B. GP-300-04-2 General Land Use Plan Amendments to add open space symbol (triangle) to following locations in order to encourage public open space: Northeast corner of block bordered by 16th St. N., N. Queen St., 14th St. N., and N. Quinn St; Southwest corner of block bordered by Clarendon Blvd., N. Quinn St., N. Rhodes St., and 16th St. N. (south of existing public park); and Northeast corner of block bordered by 14th St. N., N. Rhodes St., Fairfax Dr., and N. Rolfe St.

C. Adoption of ordinance to amend, reenact, and recodify Sections 13 and 15 of Zoning Ordinance as applicable to properties located in Fort Myer Heights North Special District. Fort Myer Heights North Special District is generally bordered by Clarendon Blvd. to north, N. Scott St. and N. Courthouse Road to west, N. Pierce St. to east, and Fairfax Dr. to south. All properties within boundaries of district would be eligible for special regulations and incentives recommended in Fort Myer Heights North Plan advertised and recommended for adoption concurrently with proposed ordinance, and would be subject to special urban design guidelines set forth therein. Purpose of district is to: 1) promote compatibility of new and existing development by coordinating building placement, orientation, scale, bulk, streetscape, and pedestrian facilities; 2) provide for creative opportunities to encourage and retain affordable housing; and 3) promote opportunities for preservation of historically significant buildings. In addition, ordinance provides opportunity by Special Exception Site Plan to achieve up to 72 units per acre when development is consistent with concept and vision for district, as established in Fort Myer Heights North Plan, including but not limited to provision of affordable housing, historic preservation and open space.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer adoption of the Fort Myer Heights North Plan, General Land Use Plan amendments to add open space symbols to three locations, and Zoning Ordinance amendments Sections 13 and 15 related to development permitted by Special Exception Site Plan until the October 14, 2006 County Board meeting.

26.

A. GP-302-05-2: General Land Use Plan Amendments for Clarendon Metro Station Area

1. For purpose of identifying properties where proposed special regulations and incentives are applicable, such as density credits for building preservation, optional increased density provisions, special use permit processes, and limitations on by-right townhouse development, amend boundary of “Clarendon Revitalization District” to include properties: designated “Service Commercial” and “Medium Density Mixed-Use” north of Wilson Boulevard between Highland Street and Danville Street; designated “Low-Medium” Residential south of 10th Street North between North Irving Street and North Fillmore Street; and designated “Service Commercial” bordered by North Fillmore Street, Washington Boulevard, and 9th Street North;

2. Amend “Note 2” to remove information pertaining to town house style commercial/residential development, reserve this Note number for future GLUP note, and remove “Commercial Townhouse District” in GLUP booklet to allow for subsequent amendments to “Clarendon Revitalization District” which will be intended to consolidate text regarding Clarendon Metro station area and set forth new policy goals and objectives for this area along south edge of 10th Street; and

3. Amend Clarendon Metro Station Area box on back of GLUP Map to reflect new goals, objectives and policies as set forth in County Board-adopted Policy Directives (adopted February 28, 2006).

P.C. Recommendation: Defer to the September 5, 2006 Planning Commission meeting and the September 16, 2006 County Board meeting.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the September 16, 2006 County Board meeting and the associated Planning Commission meeting.

B. Zoning Ordinance Amendments for the Clarendon Metro Station area:

1. Amendments to Section 27. “C-3” General Commercial Districts of the Zoning Ordinance which amend, reenact and recodify regulations for landscaping for properties zoned “C-3” and located in the “Clarendon Revitalization District” on the General Land Use Plan to establish incentives for the construction of streetscape and the provision of land for new streets with by-right development in Clarendon identified in the 2006 Clarendon Sector Plan and the Master Transportation Plan (see Attachment 1).

P.C. Recommendation: Defer to the September 5, 2006 Planning Commission meeting and the September 16, 2006 County Board meeting.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the September 16, 2006 County Board meeting and the associated Planning Commission meeting.

2. Amendments to Section 27. “C-3” General Commercial Districts of the Zoning Ordinance which amend, reenact and recodify regulations for landscaping for properties zoned “C-3” and located in the “Clarendon Revitalization District” on the General Land Use Plan to establish incentives for the construction of streetscape and the provision of land in fee simple or through an easement for new streets with by-right development in Clarendon identified in the 2006 Clarendon Sector Plan and the Master Transportation Plan (see Attachment 2 as highlighted).

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize advertisement of changes to Section 27 of the Zoning Ordinance for public hearings at the September 16, 2006 County Board meeting and the associated Planning Commission meeting.

C. Adoption of ordinance to amend, reenact, and recodify Sections 26 and 27 of the Arlington County Zoning Ordinance for properties located in the “Clarendon Revitalization District” on the General Land Use Plan in a manner consistent with the 2006 Clarendon Sector Plan as follows:

1. Amend Section 26. “C-2” Service Commercial – Community Business Districts to permit use of the Special Exception Site Plan provision for properties designated “Service Commercial” and within the “Clarendon Revitalization District” on the General Land Use Plan which: allows density up to a 1.5 FAR; allows maximum building heights up to 45 feet; establishes locations for ground floor retail and permits residential, commercial, or mixed-use development in other locations; establishes preservation requirements for buildings identified for preservation in the adopted Clarendon Sector Plan; establishes Frontage Types and other urban design requirements; includes standards for streetscape conditions; includes requirements for Comprehensive Sign Plans; and, incorporates parking requirements consistent with other site plan districts, to ensure consistency with the adopted policies set forth in the 2006 Clarendon Sector Plan for the Clarendon Metro Station area; and

2. Amend Section 27. “C-3” General Commercial Districts to modify the Special Exception Site Plan regulations for properties designated “Medium Density Mixed-Use” and within the “Clarendon Revitalization District” on the General Land Use Plan which: changes the maximum density from 4.0 FAR to 3.0; removes the 0.25 FAR density provision for building preservation and other density allowances; introduces use mix requirements including a minimum percentage of commercial uses on several blocks; modifies the maximum building height regulations to include a maximum building height (in feet) and maximum number of floors for all blocks; maintains the existing tapering regulations; introduces new step-back requirements for certain frontages when building heights exceed 60 feet; establishes a minimum structural clear height for retail uses of 15 feet; modifies the standards for streetscapes; modifies the parking requirements with relief for buildings identified for preservation; and modifies the urban design requirements, to ensure consistency with the adopted policies set forth in the 2006 Clarendon Sector Plan for the Clarendon Metro Station area.

P.C. Recommendation: Defer to the October 3, 2006 Planning Commission meeting and the October 14, 2006 County Board meeting.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the October 14, 2006 County Board meeting and the associated Planning Commission meeting.

27. Adoption of an ordinance to amend precincts and polling places to change polling place for Fairlington Precinct 012 from Fairlington Center, 3308 S. Stafford St., to Fairlington Villages Community Center, 3005 S. Abingdon St.; change polling place for Nottingham Precinct 037 from temporary location at Tuckahoe School, 6550 N. 26th St., back to permanent location at Nottingham School, 5900 Little Falls Road; amend boundaries of Barcroft Precinct 005 and Glen Carlyn Precinct 013 to move small number of voters along Edison Street from Barcroft to Glen Carlyn, correcting error in voter registration database; amend boundaries of current Virginia Square 040, Oakland 046, and Monroe 049 precincts to reduce size of Oakland Precinct and increase Virginia Square and Monroe precincts due to new residential construction resulting in significant increase in potential voters in Oakland precinct; and change polling place for the Oakland Precinct from St. George’s Episcopal Church, 915 N. Oakland St., to Ellipse Arts Center, 4350 Fairfax Drive to improve polling place accessibility.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the advertised proposed amendments to the ordinance on precincts and polling places, as detailed in the staff report. However, do not approve the advertised proposed amendments to the ordinance on precincts and polling places to amend the boundaries of the current Virginia Square 040, Oakland 046, and Monroe 049 precincts and change the polling place for the Oakland Precinct from St. George’s Episcopal Church, 915 North Oakland Street, to the Ellipse Arts Center, 4350 Fairfax Drive.

Capital Projects

28. Award of a contract between the Arlington County Board and Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. for stream restoration design and construction management services for the Windy Run watershed and Authorization of Amendment No. 3 to Agreement No. 41-03 between the Arlington County Board and Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. for increased construction management hours.

Attachment to Item 28

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

29. Award of a Contract to A&M Concrete Corporation for the construction of Streetscape and Storm Drainage Improvements at 13th Street North between North Stafford Street and North Taylor Street; Contract No. 175-06

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

30. This item will be heard at the recessed meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2006.

31. This item will be heard at the recessed meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2006.

32. Authorization of an amendment to Agreement No.1 to Contract No. 82-98 between the County Board and Michael Baker Jr., Inc. for Final Design, and Construction Management Services for Little Pimmit Run Flood Control Project (Little Falls Road to Williamsburg Boulevard, and Williamsburg Boulevard to Old Dominion Drive).

C.M. Recommendation: Approve Amendment No.1 to Contract No. 82-98 between the County Board and Michael Baker Jr., Inc. to provide additional engineering, final design, and construction management services for the Little Pimmit Run Flood Control Project in the amount of $134,809.32 and approve an allocation of $15,000.00 as a contingency for a total contract amendment of $149,809.32. In addition, authorize the Purchasing Agent to execute the contract amendment documents, subject to review by the County Attorney.

33. This item will be heard at the recessed meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2006.

34. This item will be heard at the recessed meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2006.

35. This item will be heard at the recessed meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2006.

Appropriations, Grant Applications & Other Contracts

36. Authorization for Grant Application to the Department of Defense, Office of Economic Adjustment funds.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize the County Manager to submit a grant application to the United States Department of Defense, Office of Economic Adjustment, to request funds which will be used to respond to the Department of Defense’s Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) 2005 decisions. In addition, contingent upon grant award, appropriate in Fiscal Year 2007 up to $1,000,000 in grant revenue to the Department of Economic Development for the costs associated with the program and authorize 1.0 FTE (full time, grant funded) position.

37. Authorization for Grant applications to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Highway Safety Project.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize the County Manager to submit three DMV Highway Safety Project Grant applications and to accept the awarded funds, which will be used for certain Police Highway Safety Programs. In addition, contingent upon approval, appropriate in FY 2007 up to $156,000 in grant fund revenue from DMV to the Police Department for the costs associated with the program.

38. This item will be heard at the recessed meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2006.

39. Appropriation of U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Virginia Homeland Security Grants to Arlington Office of Emergency Management.

C.M. Recommendation: Appropriate in Fiscal Year 2007, $699,858 in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and $264,175 in state funds from Virginia Homeland Security to the Arlington Office of Emergency Management for preparedness training, equipment purchases, project completion and staffing costs.

40. Appropriation of funds for training scholarship.

C.M. Recommendation: Appropriate $4,000 from the Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Substance Abuse Services to the Department of Human Services for the system of care enhancement training for children and youth with or at risk of emotional disturbances or disorders and their families.

41. Award of federal funds to the Bonder and Amanda Johnson Community Development Corporation to create a small business incubator in Nauck.

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

42. This item will be heard at the recessed meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2006.

43. Reallocation of Project for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) Funding.

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

44. This item will be heard at the recessed meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2006.

Requests to Advertise

45. Request to advertise public hearings on proposed Zoning Ordinance amendments to Section 34. Nameplates, Signs, and Other Displays or Devices to Direct, Identify and Inform.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize advertisement of public hearings by the Planning Commission on September 5, 2006 and the County Board on September 16, 2006.

46. Request to advertise for a public hearing on September 16, 2006, for proposed amendments to Chapter 27 (Miscellaneous Ordinances) of the Arlington County Code, Section 27-11.1, relating to penalty on late payment of personal property tax.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize advertisement of a public hearing by the County Board on September 16, 2006.

Other

47. This item was removed.

48. Revise the Community Development Block Grant loan terms related to redevelopment of AHC’s Fairview Manor Apartments to reflect repayment of the deferred loan to AHC’s Revolving Fund.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve revised loan terms for the CDBG Long Term loan for redevelopment of AHC’s Fairview Manor Apartments, to reflect, in Loan Term and Condition Number 4, that repayment shall be to the AHC Multifamily Revolving Fund, instead of to the County. In addition, authorize the County Manager to execute the required loan documents reflecting this change, subject to approval by the County Attorney.

49. Approval of an Agreement between the County Board and the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Transportation for the Development and Administration of two transportation improvement projects: 1) Emergency Vehicle Preemption on Lee Highway and 2) Signal Grounding throughout the County.

Attachment to Item 49

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

50. Corporate Executive Board Performance Agreement revisions related to the Governor’s Opportunity Fund award.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize the County Manager to sign on behalf of the Arlington County Board the revised Performance Agreement among Arlington County, the Industrial Development Authority (IDA), and Corporate Executive Board (CEB), which outlines the fund disbursement and management terms and conditions of the Governor’s Opportunity Fund (GOF) grant award.

51. The Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy Cooperation Agreement.

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

52. Approval of a Memorandum of Agreement for Sharing Arlington County’s initial minimum geospatial data set with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the Memorandum of Agreement for Sharing of the Initial Minimum Geospatial Data Set with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and authorize the County Manager to execute the memorandum on behalf of the County Board.

53. Minutes.

REGULAR HEARING ITEMS

54. This item will be heard at the recessed meeting on Monday, July 10, 2006.

55. U-3156-06-1 Use Permit: Sheila and William B. Moore, Unified Residential Development (two dwelling units); 4717 N. 24th Road (RPC# 05-005-092). (watch video:, )

P.C. Recommendation: A motion to recommend that the County Board approve the URD failed.

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

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Ms. Favola, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved Use Permit U-3156-06-1 for a Unified Residential Development, 2 dwelling units at 4717 24th Road North, as recommended in the County Manager’s June 30, 2006, report.

56. U-3148-05-1 Use Permit (Carry-Over): WSD-2515/2525 Lee Highway LLC, Unified Commercial Mixed Use Development, approximately 22 dwelling units, approximately 12,200 square feet commercial/retail; 2515, 2525 Lee Highway (RPC #15-007-005, -006). (watch video: , , , , )

P.C. Recommendation: Approve the use permit as designed and proposed by the applicant. Further, the applicant and the neighbors to the north should work out a remedy on the acceptable hours of loading operations.

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved Use Permit U-3148-05-1 request for a Unified Commercial/Mixed Use Development, approximately 22 dwelling units and approximately 12,200 square feet commercial/retail at 2515 and 2525 Lee Highway, as recommended in the County Manager’s July 5, 2006, report, with condition #32 regarding faηade material amended at the meeting relating to future maintenance of siding.

57. Z-2527-06-1 Rezoning: Arlington County Department of Environmental Services and Arlington Public Schools from “M-1” Light Industrial Districts and “S-3A” Special Districts to “”P-S” Public Service Districts; 2700 S. Taylor St., 2650, 2700, 2770 S. Arlington Mill Drive (RPC #29-014-011, 29-003-027, 29-003-028, 29-003-029).
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P.C. Recommendation: Approve the rezoning as outlined in the staff report with the understanding that between now and the County Board meeting discussion on the uses allowed under “P-S”, the status of the sliver of land adjacent to 31st Street, South, and the fence between the Wingate and the site will be discussed between staff and the neighbors. Retain the “S-3A” zoning on the strip of land adjacent to Fort Reynolds Park.

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

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Tejada, seconded by Mr. Fisette, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved Rezoning Z-2527-06-1 as outlined in the June 30, 2006, staff report with the understanding that between now and the County Board meeting discussion on the uses allowed under “P-S”, the status of the sliver of land adjacent to 31st Street, South, and the fence between the Wingate and the site will be discussed between staff and the neighbors. Retained the “S-3A” zoning on the strip of land adjacent to Fort Reynolds Park, and added additional “Be It Resolved” clause stating no significant changes are currently intended or planned and direction that no changes made without public notice and full public process.

58. (watch video: , , )

A. SP #167 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): Fifth Crystal Park Associates, convert approximately 11,000 square feet of first floor office for daycare use; 2451 Crystal Dr. (RPC # 34-020-243).

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

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Fisette, seconded by Ms. Favola, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved Site Plan Amendment SP #167 to convert approximately 11,000 square feet of first floor office for daycare use at 2451 Crystal Drive, as recommended in the County Manager’s June 21, 2006, report.

B. Enactment of ordinance to vacate portion of public use easement for recreational purposes, Parcel 1 of Crystal Park, 2451 Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA, RPC #34020243; with conditions.

Attachment to Item 58B

P.C. Recommendation: The requested vacation is in substantial accord with the Comprehensive Plan and parts thereof and recommends the adoption of the ordinance to vacate.

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

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the County Manager’s recommendation in his June 22, 2006, report, related to the enactment of an ordinance to vacate a Portion of a Public Use Easement for Recreational Purposes, Parcel 1 of Crystal Park, 2451 Crystal Drive, Arlington, Virginia, RPC #34020243; with Conditions.

59. U-2694-91-3 Use Permit Review: live entertainment and dancing; 5169-5171 Lee Highway (Palladium, RPC #02-082-026). (watch video: , )

C.M. Recommendation: Do not renew the subject use permit.

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board did not renew Use Permit U-2694-91-3 for live entertainment at 5169 and 5171 Lee Highway, as recommended in the County Manager’s June 21, 2006, report.

60. SP #89 Site Plan Amendment (Carry-Over): Arland Towers 1101, LLC, conversion of former Newseum space; 1101 Wilson Blvd. (RPC #16-039-002). (watch )

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the September 16, 2006 County Board meeting.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Ms. Favola, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board deferred to the September 16, 2006 County Board meeting, Site Plan Amendment SP #89 to convert former Newseum space at 1101 Wilson Boulevard, as recommended in the County Manager’s June 30, 2006, report.

61. Request to advertise a General Land Use Plan Amendment (“GLUP”) from “Service Commercial” (Personal and business services. Generally one to four stories. Maximum 1.5 FAR with special provisions within the Columbia Pike Special Revitalization District.) and “Low” Residential (1-10 u/a) to “High” Office-Apartment-Hotel (up to 3.8 FAR Office Density, up to 4.8 FAR Apartment Density and up to 3.8 FAR Hotel Density.) or from “Service Commercial” to “High” Office-Apartment-Hotel for a property generally located at the northeast corner of South Oakland Street and Columbia Pike within the Columbia Pike Special Revitalization District on the GLUP. (watch )

C.M. Recommendation: Do not authorize advertisement of public hearings.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board did not authorize advertisement of public hearings on a proposed General Land Use Plan Amendment (“GLUP”) from “Service Commercial” (Personal and business services. Generally one to four stories. Maximum 1.5 FAR with special provisions within the Columbia Pike Special Revitalization District.) and “Low” Residential (1-10 u/a) to “High” Office-Apartment-Hotel (up to 3.8 FAR Office Density, up to 4.8 FAR Apartment Density and up to 3.8 FAR Hotel Density.) or from “Service Commercial” to “High” Office-Apartment-Hotel for a property generally located at the northeast corner of South Oakland Street and Columbia Pike within the Columbia Pike Special Revitalization District on the GLUP, as recommended in the County Manager’s June 20, 2006, report.

62. This item will be heard at the recessed meeting on Monday, July 10, 2006.

63. This item will be heard at the recessed meeting on Monday, July 10, 2006.

64. Adoption of an ordinance to amend, reenact, and recodify Arlington County Code to enact new Chapter 14.3 (Towing and Storage of Motor Vehicles), relating to fees charged for towing and storage, and hook-up fee; storage locations; acceptable means of payment and receipts; photographic evidence to support trespass tows; records-keeping; appropriate signage at location where towing enforced and where vehicles reclaimed; written authorization from property owner/agent prior to tows; notification of County Police when vehicle has been towed; and fine for violations of ordinance; and other administrative matters to implement ordinance.
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Attachment 1 to Item 64
Attachment 2 to Item 64

C.M. Recommendation:

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Fisette, seconded by Mr. Ferguson, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the County Manager’s recommendation in his July 6, 2006, report, related to the adoption of an ordinance to amend, reenact, and recodify Arlington County Code to enact new Chapter 14.3 (Towing and Storage of Motor Vehicles), with amendments to Sections 14-3.6(e) and 14-3.11(e) to add “and/or entity” in addition to name and address for individual who authorized tow and authorizing maximum fee for towing at $100 (rather than advertised fee of $115.

Other

RECESSED: At 6:56 p.m., the meeting was recessed to 6:30 p.m., Monday, July 10, 2006, for items #54, 62, and 63.

COUNTY BOARD RECESSED MEETING

Monday, July 10, 2006
6:30 P.M.

REGULAR HEARING ITEMS (Regular Hearing items from Saturday, July 8, 2006, if needed, as well as those listed below)

54. SP #106 PDSP Amendment and Final Site Plan: Transwestern Monument Randolph Square LLC, PDSP amendment to convert eight hotel units to approximately 4,752 square feet retail use for Parcel 3; construct approximately 195,000 square feet office building, approximately 16,472 square feet retail, shared parking structure, with modifications of use regulations for exclusion of tenant storage from gross floor area, and approval of rooftop signage; South West Corner of South 28th Street and South Randolph Street also known as Lot 6, Street Retail, Inc. Addition to Village at Shirlington (RPC #29-014-020). (watch video: , )

Corrected Recommendation

P.C. Recommendation: Approve the Site Plan and PDSP Amendment subject to the following amendments: (1) Include pending standards for sidewalk cafés in Phase 2 of Shirlington in Condition #65; (2) in Condition #37, provide a copy of the loading management plan to the Fairlington-Shirlington Neighborhood Conservation Advisory Committee (F-S NCAC) representative; (3) in Condition #64, include language for clear signage regarding times that public parking is available in the garage; (4) achieve a LEED score of 23; (5) in Condition #76, provide a copy of the post-occupancy traffic count report to the F-S NCAC representative; (6) improve the architectural design of the west elevation of the office building and of the pedestrian entrance to the garage from the library plaza; (7) add a PDSP condition to “to conduct a study one year after occupancy of Randolph Square to determine the level of service (LOS) at all of the intersections surrounding the Village at Shirlington on Arlington Mill Drive, Shirlington Road, Quincy Street, and the Shirlington Traffic Circle (I-395)”; and (8) add a PDSP condition to require a truck management plan for the entirety of Shirlington for deliveries.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the September 16, 2006 County Board meeting.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board deferred to September 16, 2006, PDSP Amendment and Final Site Plan SP #106, as recommended in the County Manager’s July 7, 2006, Corrected Recommendation Report.

62. A, B, C, D

Adoption of proposed Amendments to the Master Transportation Plan, Part I Section 20. (Appendix A) “CP-FBC,” Columbia Pike - Form Based Code Districts, of the Zoning Ordinance to:

A. Amend the Master Transportation Plan – Part I to delete the two-lane neighborhood minor street segment of 9th Road South between South Barton Street and South Adams Street.

P.C. Recommendation: Deny the Master Transportation Plan Amendment.

C.M. Recommendation:

B. Add language to Section 20 E. 3. of the Zoning Ordinance and Section VII. B. - Administration of the Appendix. For sites that are constrained by (a) topography with a slope of more than 3 percent, (b) a public square or green that is required to dedicated, and (c) new streets that are required to dedicated, as per the Form Based Code, and (d) include a grocery store in the development, the County Board may, by use permit approval, modify the Form Based Code provisions in the following areas provided that the it has been determined that the proposed project otherwise conforms to the Form Based Code::

1. Story height, clear height and number of permitted stories,
2. Building and use requirements, including allowable floorplate for the grocery store, and retail square footage on the second floor,
3. Fenestration requirements,
4. Location of demarcations between Building Envelope Standard designations,
5. Garage entrance locations,
6. Alley (requirements may be eliminated), and
7. Siting specifications, such that lot and unit width are not required to be the same for multi-family on a Local Site incorporated into the larger site, and minimum contiguous open lot area requirements.P.C. Recommendation: Deny changes to Section 20.E.e. of the Zoning Ordinance and Section VII.-Administration of the Appendix for constrained sites.

C.M. Recommendation:

C. Modify Section III (C) - Regulating Plans for properties located along proposed Cleveland and Adams Street between Columbia Pike and 9th Street South to show Required Building Lines that provide appropriate street space from face-of-building to face-of-building.

P.C. Recommendation: Defer revisions to Section III (C) – Regulating Plans to provide the Transportation Commission the opportunity to review and provide insight.

C.M. Recommendation:

D. Add language to Section 20 E. 3. of the Zoning Ordinance to make it consistent with Section VII. B. - Administration of the Appendix regarding allowable modifications for signage.

P.C. Recommendation: Approve revisions to Section 20.E.3. of the Zoning Ordinance to make it consistent with Section VII.B. Administration of the Appendix regarding allowable modifications for signage.

C.M. Recommendation:

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Mr. Ferguson and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board deferred to October 14, 2006, consideration of amendments to the Master Transportation Plan – Part I to delete the two-lane neighborhood minor street segment of 9th Road South between South Barton Street and South Adams Street; denied amendments to Section 20 E. 3. of the Zoning Ordinance and Section VII. B. - Administration of the Appendix; denied modifications to Section III (C) - Regulating Plans; and denied amendments to Section 20 E. 3. of the Zoning Ordinance to make it consistent with Section VII. B. - Administration of the Appendix regarding allowable modifications for signage, as recommended in the County Manager’s July 10, 2006, report.

63. A, B

A. U-3157-06-1 Use Permit: Carbon Thompson Development LLC, Form Based Code, approximately 299 dwelling units, approximately 69,309 square feet grocery store, approximately 25,455 square feet retail; 2405, 2501 Columbia Pike and S. Adams St. (RPC #25-016-006, -009, -011).

P.C. Recommendation: Deny.

C.M. Recommendation:

B. Enactment of ordinance to vacate a sanitary sewer easement, 10-foot wide storm sewer easement, and storm and sanitary sewer easement, which easements are located on property owned by Arlington Heights Properties, a Virginia Limited Partnership, at 2501 and 2405 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA (RPC #25-016-006 and #25-016-009, respectively), and to vacate a portion of a sanitary sewer easement on part of the property owned by Arlington Heights Properties, a Virginia Limited Partnership, at 2501 Columbia Pike (RPC #25-016-006), with conditions.

C.M. Recommendation:

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Mr. Ferguson, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board accepted the applicant’s withdrawal of Use Permit U-3157-06-1; authorized advertisement “On the County Board’s Own Motion” of a public hearing to consider a General Land Use Plan amendment from “Service Commercial” to “Medium” Office-Apartment-Hotel, a rezoning from “C-2,” Service Commercial-Community Business Districts to “C-O-2.5,” Commercial Office Building, Hotel and Apartment Districts, and a site plan application for Penrose Square for the October 14, 2006, County Board meeting; and deferred to October 14, 2006, the related vacation and easements.

RECESSED: At 9:34 p.m., the meeting was recessed to 3:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 11, 2006, with removed consent items #5, 7, 11, 17, 23, 30, 31, 33, 34, 35, 38, 42, and 44 to be heard at 6:30 p.m.

 


COUNTY BOARD RECESSED MEETING

Tuesday, July 11, 2006
3:00 P.M. Reports
6:30 P.M. Consent Agenda
No earlier than 6:45 P.M. Regular Hearing

COUNTY BOARD BUSINESS AND REPORTS

I. County Board Reports (watch )

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, the Board adopted the attached Resolution to Endorse the “Plug-In Partner” Campaign.

II. Appointments (watch )

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board made the appointments to Advisory Groups as shown in the attached list.

FINAL ACTION: On nomination by Mr. Fisette, and failed by a vote of 2 to 3, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Nay, Mr. Ferguson – Nay, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Nay, the Board did not reappoint Eric Dobson to the Planning Commission.  

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Fisette, seconded by Mr. Ferguson, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board adopted the attached Revised Park and Recreation Commission Charge.

III. Regional Reports (watch )

IV. County Manager Report (watch )

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, the Board adopted the attached Resolution Confirming Emergency Declaration.

The following items to be heard beginning at 6:30 p.m.

CONSENT ITEMS (Items removed from the Consent Agenda from Saturday, July 8, 2006)

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5. A, B, C & D

A. SP #371 Site Plan Amendment: On the County Board's Own Motion amend condition #63 to delete existing affordable housing requirement in site plan condition and require developer to sell affordable units at previously set affordable prices to County or its designee for resale at market-rate prices; 1722, 1738, 1800 Wilson Blvd., 1727, 1735 Clarendon Blvd. (RPC #17-010-011, -012, -013, -019, -028, -031, -033).

B. SP #377 Site Plan Amendment: On the County Board's Own Motion amend condition #62 to delete existing affordable housing requirement in site plan condition and require developer to sell affordable units at the previously set affordable prices to County or its designee for resale at market-rate prices; 3409 Wilson Blvd., and 909 - 911 N. Kansas St. (RPC #14-034-001, -010, -011).

C. SP #378 Site Plan Amendment: On the County Board's Own Motion amend condition #61 to delete existing affordable housing requirement in site plan condition and require developer to sell affordable units at previously set affordable prices to County or its designee for resale at market-rate prices; 1002, 1008 N. Monroe St., 1003 N. Nelson St. (RPC #14-031-001, -002, -004).

D. SP #383 Site Plan Amendment: On the County Board's Own Motion amend condition #63 to delete existing affordable housing requirement in site plan condition and require developer to sell affordable units at previously set affordable prices to County or its designee for resale at market-rate prices; 3901 Wilson Blvd., 810, 820 N. Pollard St. (RPC #14-043-016, -017, -021, -022, -023).

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the September 16, 2006 County Board meeting.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board deferred to September 16, 2006, Site Plan Amendment SP #371, Site Plan Amendment SP #377, Site Plan Amendment SP #378, and Site Plan Amendment SP #383, as recommended in the County Manager's June 27, 2006, report.

 

7. U-2167-78-1 Use Permit Review: Motiva Enterprises LLC, review comprehensive sign plan, automobile service station; 2835 Washington Blvd. (Shell, RPC # 18-031-005).

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to all previous conditions, with an administrative review in nine (9) months (April 2007) and a review by the County Board in one (1) year (July 2007).

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board renewed Use Permit U-2167-78-1, subject to all previous conditions, with an administrative review in three (3) months (October 2006) and a review by the County Board in one (1) year (July 2007)

11. U-2969-99-1 Use Permit Review (Carry-Over): self-storage facility; 1001 N. Fillmore St. (RPC#18-024-018)

C.M. Recommendation: Renew, subject to all previous conditions, and with an administrative review in five (5) months (December 2006) and a review by the County Board in one (1) year (July 2007).

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Ms. Favola, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board renewed Use Permit U-2969-99-1, subject to all previous conditions, with an administrative review in three (3) months (October 2006) and a review by the County Board in one (1) year (July 2007).

17. U-3150-06-1 Use Permit (Carry-Over): Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, approximately 100 parking spaces for off-site users; 1600 N. Glebe Road (RPC #07-029-013).

C.M. Recommendation: Defer to the September 16, 2006, County Board meeting.

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board deferred to the September 16, 2006, County Board meeting, Use Permit U-3150-06-1 for secondary parking for 100 parking spaces for off-site users at 1600 North Glebe Road, as recommended in the County Manager's June 19, 2006, report.

23. Adoption of an ordinance to amend, reenact, and recodify Section 1. Definitions, Section 31. Special Provisions, and Section 35. Nonconforming Buildings and Uses, of Arlington County Zoning Ordinance (1) to clarify, by amending definition of lot, that requirement for minimum street width necessary to build structures on lots is 30 feet of public right-of-way and that lots fronting on public right-of-way that is less than 30 feet wide may not be built upon; (2) to clarify, by amending regulations in Section 31.A.15., that prerequisite to creation of by-right split-lots is to demonstrate to satisfaction of Zoning Administrator that property proposed to be subdivided into split-lots would meet definitions and all subdivision and zoning requirements necessary to create one interior lot and one pipe-stem lot with a minimum frontage of 40 feet, and (3) to change time within which property owners are permitted to restore nonconforming uses from one year to two years as called for by Code of Virginia.

P.C. Recommendation: Approve the Zoning Ordinance Amendment as outlined in the County Manager’s report, and that staff provide the number of non-conforming lots and the number of split-lots approved for the County Board meeting.

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the ordinance (attached to the staff report) to amend Sections 1, 31 and 35 of the Arlington County Zoning Ordinance to clarify (1) the definition of lot; (2) the standards for the creation of split-lots; and (3) the time within which property owners are permitted to restore nonconforming uses; to facilitate the creation of a convenient, attractive and harmonious community; and for other reasons required by the public necessity, convenience and general welfare and good zoning practice.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Ms. Favola, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board Adopt the ordinance (attached to the County Manager's June 22, 2006, report) to amend Sections 1, 31 and 35 of the Arlington County Zoning Ordinance to clarify (1) the definition of lot; (2) the standards for the creation of split-lots; and (3) the time within which property owners are permitted to restore nonconforming uses; to facilitate the creation of a convenient, attractive and harmonious community; and for other reasons required by the public necessity, convenience and general welfare and good zoning practice.

30. Authorization of an Amendment to Agreement Number 121-98 between Arlington County and Lukmire Partnership, Inc for architectural and engineering services for the design and construction administration of the new Shirlington Library and Signature Theater.

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

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Ms. Favola, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the recommendation in the County Manager's June 21, 2006, report, related to the authorization of an Amendment to Agreement Number 121-98 between Arlington County and Lukmire Partnership, Inc for architectural and engineering services for the design and construction administration of the new Shirlington Library and Signature Theater.

31. Authorization of an amendment to Agreement Number 161-01 between Arlington County and Lavigne Associates for architectural and engineering services for the construction administration of the new Fire Station No. 5 that is being performed by the bonding company’s contractor.

C.M. Recommendation: Authorize Amendment No. 4 to Agreement Number 161-01 for architectural and engineering construction administration services for the new Fire Station No.5, with Lavigne Associates Architects, PC, to include a base contract increase of $60,000 and a contingency increase of $10,000, for a total contract authorization of $613,000 with a total contract contingency of $52,000, for a total authorization of $665,000. In addition, authorize the Purchasing Agent to execute the contract documents, subject to legal review by the County Attorney.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Ms. Favola, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board authorizes Amendment No. 4 to Agreement Number 161-01 for architectural and engineering construction administration services for the new Fire Station No.5, with Lavigne Associates Architects, PC, to include a base contract increase of $60,000 and a contingency increase of $10,000, for a total contract authorization of $613,000 with a total contract contingency of $52,000, for a total authorization of $665,000. In addition, authorized the Purchasing Agent to execute the contract documents, subject to legal review by the County Attorney , as recommended in the County Manager 's June 16, 2006, report.

33. Authorize an increase of the contingency for Agreement Number 96-04 between the County Board and G-W Management Services, LLC for the construction of a new Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Operations Center.

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

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the recommendation in the County Manager's June 22, 2006, report, related to the authorization of an increase of the contingency for Agreement Number 96-04 between the County Board and G-W Management Services, LLC for the construction of a new Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Operations Center.

34. Authorize an increase of the contingency for Agreement Number 340-04 between the County Board and G-W Management Services, LLC for the construction of Trades Center Phase II Projects.

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

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Ms. Favola, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the recommendation in the County Manager's June 22, 2006, report, related to the authorization of an increase of the contingency for Agreement Number 340-04 between the County Board and G-W Management Services, LLC for the construction of Trades Center Phase II Projects.

35. Approval of revision of project budget for Shirlington Bus Station located at 31st Street South, northeast of South Randolph Street.

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

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Ferguson, seconded by Ms. Favola, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the recommendation in the County Manager's June 23, 2006, report, related to the approval of Revision of Project Budget for Shirlington Bus Station Located at 31 st Street South, Northeast of South Randolph Street.

38. Appropriation of Arlington Commission for the Arts Grant recommendations.

Attachment to Item 38

C.M. Recommendation: Approve the allocation of $279,077 for the financial support of Arlington arts organizations and artists as recommended by the Arlington Commission for the Arts.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Tejada, seconded by Ms. Favola, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the allocation of $279,077 for the financial support of Arlington arts organizations and artists as recommended by the Arlington Commission for the Arts, as recommended in the County Manager's June 12, 2006, report.

42. Allocation of an additional Fiscal Year 2007 Affordable Housing Investment Fund (AHIF) to Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing to assist with increased construction costs for the Rosslyn Ridge II Apartments.

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

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the recommendation in the County Manager's June 29, 2006, report, related to the additional Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 Affordable Housing Investment Fund (AHIF) allocation to the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) to assist with the development of the Rosslyn Ridge II Apartments.

44. Authorization to Execute FY 2006 Commuter Services Grant Contracts.

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

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the recommendation in the County Manager's June 26, 2006, report, related to the authorization to Execute FY 2006 Commuter Services Grant Contracts.

The following items to be heard no earlier than 6:45 p.m.

REGULAR HEARING ITEMS (Regular Hearing items from Saturday, July 8, 2006, if needed, as well as those listed below)

65. A, B. (watch video: , , , , , )

A. Local landmark designation of all site area, including trees, landscaping and other plant life located thereon, buildings, and structures, including exterior features, on blocks bounded by North Thomas Street, North Pershing Drive, property line shared with Culpepper Gardens, and Henderson Road, more specifically addressed as: 300 and 400 block of North Thomas Street (even numbers), 4300 block 4th Street North (odd and even numbers), 300 and 400 block of North George Mason Drive (odd and even numbers), 4300 block of Henderson Road. (even numbers), excluding George Mason Apartments., 4300 and 4400 blocks of North Pershing Drive (odd numbers), RPC 20015003, 20015004, 20023002, 20024004 and also known as Villages 1, 2 and 3 of Buckingham Village Apartments.

P.C. Recommendation: Reaffirm the Planning Commission’s earlier recommendation that the County Board defer consideration of the landmark status at their June 10th meeting and further recommends that the County Board hold a public hearing in July to consider the historic landmark designation and the historic district designation. The Planning Commission finds that Villages 1-3 of Buckingham meet the criteria for landmark designation.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer the adoption of an ordinance designating the buildings, open space, trees, landscaping and other structures and features located within the property of Buckingham Villages 1, 2 and 3 as locally designated Historic Landmarks until such time as the County Board directs the County Manager to schedule it for action.

B. Request to Advertise a public hearing to consider adoption of an expanded existing local ordinance by designating the buildings, open space, trees, landscaping and other structures and features located within the property of Buckingham Villages 1, 2 and 3 into the Buckingham Historic District.

P.C. Recommendation: Advertise expansion of the local historic district to include Buckingham Villages 1, 2, and 3.

C.M. Recommendation: Defer the advertisement of a public hearing to consider adoption of an expanded existing local ordinance by designating the buildings, open space, trees, landscaping and other structures and features located within the property of Buckingham Villages 1, 2 and 3 into the Buckingham Historic District until such time as the County Board directs the County Manager to schedule to advertise it for action.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board deferred the adoption of an ordinance designating the buildings, open space, trees, landscaping and other structures and features located within the property of Buckingham Villages 1, 2 and 3 as locally designated Historic Landmarks until such time as the County Board directs the County Manager to schedule it for action , to be effective upon enactment; and deferred the advertisement of a public hearing to consider adoption of an expanded existing local ordinance by designating the buildings, open space, trees, landscaping and other structures and features located within the property of Buckingham Villages 1, 2 and 3 into the Buckingham Historic District until such time as the County Board directs the County Manager to schedule to advertise it for action, as recommended in the County Manager's July 11, 2006, report.

C. Consideration of a Memorandum of Understanding with Owners of Buckingham Villages 1, 2 and 3.

Attachment

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

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Tejada, seconded by Mr. Zimmerman, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) and authorized the Chairman to sign it on behalf of Arlington County, as recommended in the County Manager's July 11, 2006, report.

66. Neighborhood Traffic Calming Spring Funding. (watch video: , , , )

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

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. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the Spring Traffic-Calming Projects, as recommended in the County Manager's June 29, 2006, report, with two speed cushions on North 35 th Street initially, and potentially two more in the future after testing period.

67. Adoption of the Capital Improvement Plan (The public hearing for this item has concluded). (watch )

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C.M. Recommendation:

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Mr. Tejada, and carried by a vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board adopted the Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 – 2012 Capital Improvement Program, as recommended in the County Manager's June 30, 2006, report, with revised figures in Recommendation D.1. to $6.7 million for Neighborhood Conservation (an increase of $800,000); $1.2 million for Wakefield (which was previously unfunded); and $8.0 million for parks and open space land acquisition.

68. Bond Referendum Questions General Obligation Bonds - General Elections in November 2006. (watch )

C.M. Recommendation:

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Mr. Ferguson, and carried by a roll call vote of 5 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, Mr. Fisette – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, the Board approved the 2006 Bond Referenda as revised for Local Parks and Recreation to $35,550,000; Metro and Transportation Projects to $31,500,000; and Community Infrastructure to $27,300,000. All other amounts and recommendations in the County Manager 's July 7, 2006, report were approved as presented.

69. Adoption of a resolution fixing the methodology the County will use in distributing the State’s fixed personal property block grant for FY 2007. (watch )

C.M. Recommendation: Adopt the Fiscal Year 2007 personal property tax resolution (Attachment I of the staff report) fixing the methodology that shall be utilized in distribution the State’s fixed block grant.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Ms. Favola, and carried by a vote of 4 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, Mr. Fisette – having left the meeting, the Board adopted the Fiscal Year 2007 personal property tax resolution fixing the methodology that shall be utilized in distributing the State's fixed block grant, as recommended in the County Manager's June 23, 2006, report.

ADDITIONAL ITEMS (watch )

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Mr. Ferguson, and carried by a vote of 4 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, Mr. Fisette – having left the meeting, the Board approved the Agreement of Sale between W. McCauley Arnold (“Seller”) and the County Board of Arlington County, Virginia (“Purchaser”) for the purchase of property located at 4101 Lee Highway (RPC# 06012001) (“Property”); and   authorized the Real Estate Bureau Chief, or his designee, to execute the Agreement of Sale and all related documents necessary for the acquisition, subject to approval as to form of all documents by the County Attorney.  

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Mr. Ferguson, and carried by a vote of 4 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, Mr. Fisette – having left the meeting, the Board acknowledged that the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the General Services Administration (GSA), the Department of State (DOS) and Arlington County for the temporary joint recreational use of the parcel of federal property west of George Mason Drive and a potion of the parcel of federal property east of George Mason Drive at the site of the National Foreign Affairs Training Center (NFATC) has not been terminated by the County Board, and has remained in force and effect after December 12, 2004; and authorized the extension of the MOU for a period of five (5) years beginning December 12, 2004, and ratify all acts previously taken by, or on behalf of, the County, relating to the MOU, which acts have occurred after December 12, 2004; and authorized the County Manager, or his designee, to execute all documents necessary to confirm the status of the MOU, extend the MOU for a period of five (5) years beginning December 12, 2004, and extend the term of the MOU for additional five (5) periods, on the same terms specified in the MOU, all subject to approval as to form by the County Attorney.

FINAL ACTION: On motion by Mr. Zimmerman, seconded by Mr. Ferguson, and carried by a vote of 4 to 0, the voting recorded as follows: Mr. Zimmerman – Aye, Mr. Ferguson – Aye, Ms. Favola – Aye, and Mr. Tejada – Aye, Mr. Fisette – having left the meeting, the Board approved the Water Pollution Control Plant Phase 7A and 7B agreements.

ADJOURNED: At 1:09 a.m., the meeting was adjourned.


GENERAL INFORMATION:

County Board meetings, usually conducted once a month on Saturday mornings with a corresponding recessed meeting on Tuesday evenings within a week or two of the initial regular meeting, are open to the public. For more information, or to obtain the meeting schedule, please call the County Board Office at 703-228-3130 (TTY 703-228-4611) on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Both Sign Language and Spanish Language interpreters are present for the first two hours of every regular Saturday Board meeting, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Persons needing interpretation services are encouraged to call the Clerk at least 3 days before the meeting at 703 228-3130 (TTY 703-228-4611), but can also see the Clerk the morning of the meeting. Interpretation services are also available for recessed meetings if requested at least one day in advance by calling the above number.

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INFORMACION GENERAL

Las reuniones de la Junta del Condado, usualmente un Sábado al mes (con una reunión prorrogada generalmente el siguiente Martes), son abiertas al público. Para mayor información o para obtener el calendario de las reuniones, por favor llame a la Oficina de la Junta del Condado (County Board Office) al 703-228-3130 (TTY 703-228-4611) de Lunes a Viernes de 8 a.m. a 5 p.m.

Traductores de Español estan presentes las primeras dos horas de cada reunión regular de la Junta del Condado (de 8:30 a.m. a 10:30 a.m.). Las personas que necesiten servicio de traducción deberán de llamar por lo menos 3 días antes de la reunión al 703 228-3130 (TTY 703-228-4611) o tambien pueden hablar a primera hora del día de la reunión con la secretaria de la Junta del Condado. Los servicios de traducción tambien estan disponibles para las reuniones prorrogadas, llamando por lo menos un día antes de la reunión a los números telefónicos indicados anteriormente. Procedimientos de asamblea de la junta del condado

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SPEAKING ON AGENDA ITEMS

The following are in accordance with the Meeting Procedures adopted by the County Board:

A. Public Comment Period: Held at Saturday Regular Meetings at 8:30 a.m. The purpose of this category is to alert the Board of items not on that day’s agenda, already decided, or scheduled for future hearings. Submit a speaker slip to the Clerk; you have up to 2 minutes to speak; only one speaker per topic will be heard. Print a Public Comment Speaker Slip.

B. Consent Agenda: Items removed on Saturday, no earlier than 9 a.m., will be heard at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. This will automatically remove the item from the Consent Agenda and carry it over to the following Tuesday Recessed Meeting for public testimony (no speakers will be heard on Saturday). Submit a speaker slip on Saturday, identifying all the Consent Agenda item number(s) you wish to address on one slip; at the Tuesday meeting, individuals and organizations have up to 3 minutes to speak on all matters. (Example: if you sign-up to speak on two items, you are called one time to speak a maximum of three minutes on both items.); speakers are heard in a group before the Board begins discussing the removed Consent Agenda items; additional speakers may sign-up to testify on the previously removed items at the Tuesday recessed meeting by submitting a speaker slip by 6:30 p.m. Print a Consent Agenda Speaker Slip.

C. Regular Hearing: Items heard no earlier than 9 a.m. on Saturday, and no earlier than 6:45 p.m. on Tuesday. Carefully check the agenda. Matters may be scheduled for hearing at the Saturday regular meeting or the prescheduled Tuesday recessed meeting. Submit a speaker slip to the Clerk before the first speaker on your item is called; no slips will be accepted after that time; individuals may speak for a maximum of 2 or 3 minutes per agenda item; representatives of civic organizations may speak for a maximum of 2, 3, or 5 minutes. (The 5 minute slot is reserved for civic organizations.); 2 minute speakers are called first; 3 minute speakers second; and, finally, 5 minute speakers. In each category, speakers will be called in the order in which slips are received. Print a Regular Hearing Speaker Slip.

Speaker slips may be downloaded in advance of the meeting. (see the above Speaker Slip links.) You must hand the slip to the Clerk in the Board Room the day of the hearing. No slips are accepted in advance of the meeting.

Written materials should be handed directly to the Clerk. Oral testimony should not duplicate written statements. When submitting materials, please provide 8 copies for the Board, staff, and the public record.See also:

URL: http://countyboard.arlingtonva.us
E-mail: countyboard(at)arlingtonva.us
Arlington County Board
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Arlington, VA 22201
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