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Blow the horns and ring the bells. The Planning Board yesterday unanimously passed the White Flint 2 Sector Plan.! Next up, the County Council reviews, discusses, and receives public input on the plan.
While the final draft of the plan is not yet available since the last few changes were discussed at the Planning Board late yesterday afternoon, by and large, Friends of White Flint believes the final plan is a good one. … Read More
We’re so close to the finish line, folks. There’s probably only one more White Flint 2 work session which will be held on July 13th and will feature the complete mark up of the original draft White Flint 2 plan.
At last week’s work session, Nkosi Yearwood presented some of the mark up, summarizing the changes the board had approved during this six month process.… Read More
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The June 8th White Flint 2 work session was a short meeting (relatively speaking) but a productive one. Nkosi Yearwood was unable to complete his presentation, so look for a part-two for this work session in the near future.
First, Chair Casey Anderson invited various developers, lawyers, and community members to speak.… Read More
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- Walkable Wednesday, a tour of the Pike District that discusses what makes it easier and more difficult to walk safely and conveniently. June 7, 7:30 pm. Meet at the White Flint metro station.
- White Flint 2 Work Session on staging, schools, and zoning. Thursday, June 8 in the late morning.
During a 3 1/2 hour work session (yes, you read that correctly– it was a long but productive session), the planning staff and board as well as property owners and community members discussed the following Executive Boulevard, Parklawn South, and Montrose North District issues:
Everyone was in agreement that the idea of building residences on top of light industrial was a novel one that should be pursued and executed. … Read More
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The next White Flint 2 Planning Board work session will take place this Thursday, May 18, at approximately 11:30 a.m. This session will focus on land use and zoning.
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April 27th Work Session
The Planning Staff made a presentation to the Planning Board on Transportation and Staging. You can read the Planning Staff memo here. Below are a few of our favorite slides, and you can see the entire slide deck here.
There was considerable discussion about the proper place for the circulator/shuttle in the staging plan. … Read More
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The Planning Board is holding the sixth White Flint 2 work session Thursday, April 27th in the afternoon. This session will focus on Transportation and Staging,
Here is the summary from the staff report for this work session:
Staff will present updated results of the transportation analysis performed in support of the White Flint 2 Sector Plan Public Hearing Draft Plan according to the procedures in the recently adopted 2016-2020 Subdivision Staging Policy (SSP) for Local Area Transportation Review (LATR).… Read More
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Here is the presentation that Nkosi Yearwood made at our April 4th Community Meeting updating everyone on the status of and changes made so far on the White Flint 2 plan. (Click on the image below to view his presentation.)
And here is the presentation that Darcy Buckley of MCDOT made concerning Bus Rapid Transit or BRT.… Read More
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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.
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The established tax rate is $0.103 per $100 of assessed value in the special White Flint taxing district. … Read More