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


Tag Archives: County Council

White Flint 2 Resolution

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ICYMI in all the Thanksgiving/Black Friday fun, below is a link to the Draft White Flint 2 Resolution. It comes before the full Council on Tuesday, December 5.  If you have any comments, you need to send them to the council by 5pm today.

http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/COUNCIL/Resources/Files/master-plan/DraftMemoWhiteFlintSectorPlan2.pdf

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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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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:

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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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Our White Flint 2 Testimony before the County Council

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I’m Amy Ginsburg, Executive Director of Friends of White Flint, a nonprofit group that represents the residents, businesses, and property owners of the White Flint/Pike District area.

Overall, we are quite pleased with the Planning Board approved plan for White Flint 2.  We are delighted they decided to include many of our suggestions, including a pedestrian-bike crossing over the CSX tracks and equity between the White Flint 1 sector and the western part of White Flint 2.…

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Speaker’s List for last night White Flint 2 County Council Hearing

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Curious about who spoke last night at the White Flint 2 County Council hearing?  Here’s the list.

1.  Stephen Paczkowski, Town of Garrett Park
2. Linda Moran, City of Rockville
3. Andy Zuckerman, Montgomery County Public Schools
4. Jennifer Russell, GPT Properties Trust
5. Steve Robins, Pickford Enterprises
6. Elizabeth King, Individual
7.…

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Our Testimony on Rapid Transit in the 2017 Operating Budget

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 Below is the testimony Friends of White Flint will be providing to the County Council today during one of the public hearings on the 2017 Operating Budget. You can read County Executive’s proposed operating budget here. The budget includes funding for rapid transit and express bus service along Route 355.

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Don’t forget — Wall Park CIP County Council Hearing is TONIGHT!

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Don’t forget to attend the Wednesday, February 10th, 7 pm, Third Floor Hearing Room, 100 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD 20850. (We’ll have Wall Park T-shirts for folks to wear and keep.)

Just by wearing a t-shirt and sitting in the audience, you will help create an 8-acre Park Paradise at Wall Park!

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Wall Park CIP Hearing Changed to Wednesday Evening

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Are you planning on helping to create a Park Paradise at Wall Park by attending the CIP meeting? (I hope so!)

Please know that Council Capital Improvements Program (CIP) Hearing originally scheduled for tonight  has been changed to WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10th, 7 pm, Third Floor Hearing Room, 100 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD 20850.  …

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Email County Council to Create a Park Paradise in the Pike District!

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According to the 2010 White Flint Sector Plan, Wall Park next to the Kennedy Shriver Aquatic Center is supposed to become a park paradise. The plan creates an eight-acre park with room for sports, heart-healthy walks, quiet contemplation, a children’s playground, public events, and maybe even a dog park.

To create this essential community amenity, we need to pull up the parking lot that covers much of Wall Park.…

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