Montgomery Planning Department publishes an interesting blog called The Third Place. In planning, the third place is the social realm separate from home and the workplace, an inclusive forum for dialogue crucial for civic engagement and community building.
One of their recent blogs discussed the future of aging office buildings.… Read More
The Planning Board discussed financing options for the White Flint 2 area during their March 23rd worksession. Via their presentation, the planning staff said that there are $181,717,000 worth of White Flint 1 special tax district funded improvements planned.
The established tax rate is $0.103 per $100 of assessed value in the special White Flint taxing district. … Read More
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett today announced that “Flash” is the winner in the Montgomery County Department of Transportation’s (MCDOT) contest to select a name for the new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) System. MCDOT’s two-month contest provided residents the opportunity to choose from three suggested names or propose their own, and “Flash” received the most votes.… Read More
As reported on Washington Business Journal
The owners of the former White Flint Mall have decided to pay the $31 million verdict a jury awarded to retailer Lord & Taylor rather than to appeal to a higher court, nearly a month after their last appeal was rejected, White Flint attorney Scott Morrison said.… Read More
At tomorrow’s White Flint 2 Worksession, planning staff will discuss financing possibilities that could support the infrastructure needs for the White Flint 2 Sector Plan area. The White Flint 1 Special Taxing District will also be discussed. Executive Branch representatives will attend this worksession to discuss their perspective regarding financing alternatives for the Plan area.… Read More
Last night, the White Flint Implementation Committee met, and if you weren’t able to attend, here’s what was discussed.
Pre-Release Center. On Nebel Street is the Pre-Release Center which provides evidence-based transitional services to 143 soon-to-be released sentenced and incarcerated adults from the county’s two detention centers, and from state and federal prisons who are returning to Montgomery County and the larger Washington metropolitan area. … Read More
The snowed-out March meeting for the White Flint Implementation Committee will take place on Monday, March 20, 7 p.m., at Wall Local Park/Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center. Here is the agenda:
Presentation: Pre-Release Center
White Flint Development Activity
Other North Bethesda Plans
Biennial Monitoring Report
White Flint Downtown Committee (Brian Downie/Francine Waters)
White Flint Implementation Coordinator Report (Dee Metz)
White Flint 2 Sector Plan
The White Flint Sector Plan Implentation Committee
The White Flint Sector Plan Implementation Committee consists of property owners, residents and interest groups that are stakeholders in the redevelopment of the Sector Plan area, as well as representatives from the Executive Branch, to evaluate the assumptions made regarding congestion levels, transit use, and parking.… Read More