Montgomery County Planning Board and Planning Department Announce April 2019 Events

March 25, 2019

calendar of events

Highlights include community meetings focused on the new Burial Sites Inventory and Guidelines

SILVER SPRING, MDThe Montgomery County Planning Board and the Planning Department, both part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), are pleased to announce their April 2019 calendar of events. Please visit montgomeryplanning.org and montgomeryplanningboard.org for more details about these events.

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Montgomery County Planning Board and Planning Department Events in April 2019

April 2 – The Montgomery Parks and Planning Directors and Planning Board Chair will present their Spring 2019 Semiannual Report to the Montgomery County Council. The report summarizes plans and projects completed over the past six months.

April 4 – The Planning Board will review proposed plans for mixed-use developments and parks, among other agenda items. For more details, consult the Planning Board meeting agenda.

April 6 – Learn about the Planning Department’s new Burial Sites Inventory and Guidelines at a community meeting starting at 1 p.m. at the Germantown Library (19840 Century Boulevard, Germantown, MD). RSVPs are encouraged, but not required.

April 8 – The White Flint Implementation Advisory Committee will meet at 7 p.m. at the Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center (5900 Executive Boulevard, North Bethesda, MD) to discuss the progress of projects in the White Flint Sector Plan area.

April 10 –  The Montgomery County Historic Preservation Commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Planning Department (8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD) to discuss historic area work permit applications and other issues. The applications are due 21 days before the meeting.

April 11 – The Planning Board will not hold a meeting on this date.

April 11 –  Planning Department staff will present the new Burial Sites Inventory and Guidelines at a community meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Olney Library (3500 Olney Laytonsville Road, Olney, MD). RSVPs are encouraged, but not required.

April 18 – The Planning Board will not hold a meeting in observance of the Montgomery County Public Schools’ spring break.

April 23 – The Great Seneca Science Corridor Master Plan Implementation Advisory Committee will meet to discuss developments in the plan area. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. at the Camille Kendall Academic Center (Building III), Room 3156, at the Universities at Shady Grove (9636 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, MD).

April 24 – The Montgomery County Historic Preservation Commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Planning Department (8787 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD) to discuss historic area work permit applications and other issues. The applications are due 21 days before the meeting.

April 25 – The Planning Board will review a draft of the Forest Glen/Montgomery Hills Sector Plan, among other agenda items. More information is available on the Planning Board meeting agenda, which will be posted online 10 days before the meeting date.

About the Montgomery County Planning Board

The Montgomery County Planning Board oversees the Montgomery County Planning Department and Department of Parks and advises the Montgomery County Council on land use and community planning. The board reviews all plans, development applications and regulatory cases, providing guidelines for the pattern and pace of future development and preserving historic resources throughout the 323,000-acre county. In addition, the board manages the county’s 36,895-acre park system that includes 421 parks. Board members also serve as Commissioners of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, a bi-county agency established in 1927 to protect public land. Current Planning Board members are Chair Casey Anderson, Vice Chair Norman Dreyfuss, Natali Fani-Gonzalez, Gerald Cichy and Tina Patterson.

About The Montgomery County Planning Department
The Montgomery County Planning Department, part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, aims to improve quality of life by conserving and enhancing the natural and built environment for current and future generations. The Planning Department creates great communities by developing master plans, reviewing applications for development and analyzing various types of information to help public officials plan for Montgomery County’s future. The Department comprises about 150 staff members and provides recommendations, information, analysis and services to the Montgomery County Planning Board, the County Council, the County Executive, other government agencies and the public. Visit www.montgomeryplanning.org.