Friends of White Flint

Promoting a Sustainable, Walkable and Engaging Community

P.O. Box 2761

White Flint Station

Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768

Email: info@whiteflint.org


Community Meeting On The Interim Plan To Improve Wall Local Park Experience

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A Community Meeting to discuss the interim plan to improve Wall Local Park, will be Monday, November 13, 2017.  The meeting will start at 6:30 pm.  It will be at the Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center at Wall Park.  Under the guidance of the current White Flint Sector Plan, Parks staff will present the interim plan as well as review future plans to the park. …

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What the PHED Committee Discussed and Decided This Week for White Flint 2

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During Monday’s County Council PHED Committee, staff and PHED Committee members discussed and decided the following:

Cherrington/Wilgus

Council staff recommended keeping the Planning Board’s zoning for the land behind Cherrington townhomes, stating that townhomes would be an appropriate use of that land.  After some discussion, including comments by the Planning Board Chair and Planning Department Director, it was decided to include language that ensured that any residential development is compatible with existing development.…

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Have you had Contact With a Rabid Cat in Pike & Rose Area?

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 A rabid cat scratched one person and bit another near Pike & Rose last week, a county official said. A gray domestic short-haired cat with what appeared to be an injured hind leg found in the area of White Flint Station condominiums, near Rockville Pike and Old Georgetown Road, has tested positive for rabies.…

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School Capacity Needs Take Center Stage in White Flint, Rock Spring Plan Review

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From Bethesda Beat

The drafted Rock Spring growth plan could bring as many as 423 new students to the crowded schools of the Walter Johnson cluster. Previously approved projects in the area could yield another 135.

The drafted White Flint 2 Sector Plan could add 690 more students, and another 149 could arrive courtesy of the drafted Grosvenor-Strathmore plan, according to county estimates.…

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PHED Committee Worksession on Staging, NADMS, and Light Industrial in White Flint 2 on Monday, October 30

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The Montgomery Council PHED Committee (Planning, Housing & Economic Development) composed of Nancy Floreen, Chair, George Leventhal,  Hans Riemer will discuss White Flint 2 at their worksession on Monday, October 30 at 2:30 pm.  There are important discussions about NADMS goals, staging, light industrial space, and other issues in the two staff memos, labeled Packet A and Packet B below.…

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Nominate yourself to serve on the board of directors

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Friends of White Flint holds annual elections for openings on our eighteen-member board of directors.  Terms are for three years, and there are six resident board members, six business board members, and six property owner board members.

This year, we have openings for three property owner board members, two resident board members, and two business board members.…

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What you missed at yesterday’s PHED WF2 Worksession

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While you were at work, we were at yesterday afternoon’s County Council PHED Committee (Planning, Housing, and Economic Development Committee) worksession on White Flint 2.  Here’s what transpired:

MPDU

The planning board recommended that CR and CRT zoned residential space should have a 15% rate of MPDUs (Moderately Priced Dwelling Units) as opposed to the standard 12.5% rate.…

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White Flint 2 Sector Plan is Focus of PHED Committee Meeting, Monday, Oct. 23, 2 p.m.

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The Montgomery County Council’s Planning, Housing, and Economic Development (PHED) Committee will meet in the Seventh Floor Council Hearing Room at 2 p.m. on Monday, October 23 to review the White Flint 2 Sector Plan. A public hearing on White Flint 2 was held on September 19, and the PHED Committee reviewed the public school and transportation adequacy of the plan in an October 9 meeting.…

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Great Adventures are in Store: L.L.Bean Celebrates Grand Opening of its Newest Store at Pike and Rose

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Outdoor retailer L.L.Bean is pleased to celebrate the grand opening of its newest retail store at Pike & Rose.   The grand opening celebration will begin on Friday, November 10 and go through Sunday, November 12. Everyone is invited to the three-day event featuring giveaways, a variety of family activities, L.L.Bean’s famous Bootmobile and more.…

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