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Meeting Name: City Council Public Hearing Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 9/12/2020 9:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Location Virtual Meeting
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21-0278 1   Public Discussion Period   Action details Not available
21-0196 13. Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Special Use Permit #2019-00107 300 King Street (Parcel Address: 302 King Street) - Kisso Asian Bistro Public Hearing and consideration of a request for a Special Use Permit to increase the hours of operation and to add delivery vehicles at an existing grandfathered restaurant; zoned: KR/King Street Urban Retail. Applicant: Ren Yong Cai Planning Commission Action: Recommended Approval 6-0   Action details Not available
21-0197 14. Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Special Use Permit #2020-00039 2050 Ballenger Avenue - Catholic University of America Public Hearing and consideration of a request for a Special Use Permit for a private academic school; zoned: CDD#1/Coordinated Development District #1. Applicant: The Catholic University of America, represented by David S. Houston, agent Planning Commission Action: Recommended Approval 6-0   Action details Not available
21-0198 15. Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Encroachment #2020-00003 1217 Colonial Avenue - Residential Encroachment Public Hearing and consideration of a request for an Encroachment into the public right-of-way on Colonial Avenue for a retaining wall; zoned: RB/Townhouse. Applicant: John D. Bullington, represented by Minturn Wright, attorney Planning Commission Action: Recommended Approval 6-0   Action details Not available
21-0199 16. Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Zoning Text Amendment #2020-00005 Zoning Ordinance Practical Updates (A) Initiation of a Text Amendment; and (B) Public Hearing and consideration of a Text Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance to amend Section 1-700 to add to the list of zones the RMF Zone; to amend definitions for floor area (Section 2-145(A)(11) and (12)), medical care facilities (Section 2-174) and townhouse dwelling and two-family dwelling (Sections 2-138 and 2-140); to amend the RB and RM zone grandfathering provisions (Section 3-707(B) and 3-1108 (B)); to amend Section 3-1406 to add the effective date of the ordinance; to allow open porches meeting specific criteria in required side yards (Sections 7-202 and 11-302); to add Section 7-202(E) to allow fences taller than 6 feet between residential properties and certain other uses; to clarify provisions regarding fences on corner lots (Sections 7-1700, 7-1701 and 7-1702); to add Section 7-2600 to limit the percentage of a window that may be blocked by art, signs or other materials; to amend Section 11-804 to remove reference to a repealed law; to amend various pr   Action details Video Video
21-0211 17.  Public Hearing and Consideration of a Form Lease for Renewing and Issuing Leases to Artists and Arts Organizations through March 31, 2022 at the Torpedo Factory Art Center located at 105 N. Union Street.   Action details Not available
21-0200 18. Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Zoning Text Amendment #2019-00007 Increased Density for Public School Sites (A) Initiation of a Text Amendment; and (B) Public Hearing and consideration of a Text Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance to amend Section 7-2100 to allow for an increase in density for public school use. Staff: City of Alexandria, Department of Planning & Zoning Planning Commission Action: Recommended Approval 6-0   Action details Video Video
21-0201 19. Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Rezoning #2020-00002 Development Special Use Permit #2020-00010 1009, 1101,1201 & 1203 Janney’s Lane and 1099 Francis Hammond Parkway - Douglas MacArthur Elementary School Public Hearing and consideration of requests for: (A) an amendment to the official zoning map to change the POS/Public open space and community recreation zone portion to R-8/Single-family zone at 1101 Janney’s Lane, change the R-20/Single-family zone to R-8/Single-family zone at 1201 and 1203 Janney’s Lane, and change the R-8/Single-family zone portion to POS/Public open space and community recreation zone at 1099 Francis Hammond Parkway; and (B) a Development Special Use Permit and site plan to demolish the existing building and construct a new public school, including Special Use Permits for an increase in floor area and height pursuant to Section 7-2100 of the Zoning Ordinance (if Text Amendment #2019-00007 is approved), to exceed the maximum parking requirement, an indoor and outdoor recreation facility and community center use, and modifications to the front and rear yard setbacks; zoned: R-8/Single-famil   Action details Video Video
21-0202 110. Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Special Use Permit #2020-00045 3410 Mount Vernon Avenue (Parcel Address: 3408 Mount Vernon Avenue) - Hops ‘N Shine Public Hearing and consideration of a request for a Special Use Permit for outdoor live entertainment; increase in indoor and outdoor seats; increase in hours of indoor and outdoor hours of operation; an outdoor bar, outdoor cooking and outdoor games; and delivery vehicles for an existing restaurant (amending SUP #2017-0091); zoned: CG/Commercial General. Applicant: Abe Hadjiesmaeiloo Planning Commission Action: Recommended Approval 6-0   Action details Video Video
21-0203 111. Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Vacation #2019-00002 2 East Mason Avenue - Vacation Public Hearing and consideration of a request to vacate a portion of the public right-of-way adjacent to 2 East Mason Avenue and along Commonwealth Avenue to add area to a residential side yard for a fence; zoned: RB/Townhouse. Applicants: Elizabeth and Jesse Jardim Planning Commission Action: Recommended Approval 5-1   Action details Video Video
21-0204 112. Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Zoning Text Amendment #2020-00003 Small Business Practical Updates (A) Initiation of a Text Amendment; and (B) Public Hearing and consideration of a Text Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance to amend sections in Articles II - VIII, XI and XII to amend commercial use definitions, commercial use conditions and home occupation requirements and to change certain uses from requiring Special Use Permits and Administrative Use Permits to either Administrative Special Use Permits or permitted uses. Staff: City of Alexandria, Department of Planning & Zoning Planning Commission Action: Recommended Approval 6-0   Action details Video Video
21-0205 113. Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Development Special Use Permit #2019-00033 Special Use Permit #2020-00036 116 South Henry Street - GCP Henry Street Public Hearing and consideration of a request for (A) a Development Special Use Permit and site plan with modifications to construct a 16-unit mixed-use retail/residential building with ground floor commercial uses facing South Henry Street, a three-unit multi-family residential building facing South Patrick Street and a 142-space automated parking garage, including special use permits for motor vehicle parking or storage for more than 20 vehicles for the six-story automated parking structure, to increase the number of dwellings per acre to no more than 54.45, to exceed the maximum parking requirement, and for a loading space reduction to allow reduced loading space ceiling height and modifications for open space, setbacks, crown coverage and street tree requirements; and (B) a Special Use Permit for a restaurant; zoned: CD/Commercial Downtown. Applicant: Galena Capital Partners, represented by Mary Catherine Gibbs, attorney Planning Commission Action: Recommended   Action details Not available
21-0206 114. Land Use and Development (Planning Commission Items)Development Special Use Permit #2019-00032 Special Use Permit #2020-00033 Transportation Management Plan Special Use Permit #2020-00034 912, 916 and 920 King Street - GCP King Street Public Hearing and consideration of a request for (a) a Development Special Use Permit and site plan with modifications to construct a 30-unit multifamily building with ground-floor commercial uses, including Special Use Permits to increase the floor area ratio to 2.5 in the KR zone, a parking reduction to provide all required parking spaces in the garage at 116 South Henry Street and a loading reduction to allow for reduced loading space ceiling height; (b) a Special Use Permit for a restaurant; and (c) a Special Use Permit for a Transportation Management Plan; zoned: KR/King Street Urban Retail. Applicant: Galena Capital Partners, represented by Mary Catherine Gibbs, attorney Planning Commission Action: Recommended Approval 5-0   Action details Video Video
21-0210 115. OrdinancePublic Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage of an ordinance to prevent the spread of the Novel Coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, and the disease it causes, commonly referred to as COVID-19, by requiring face coverings in certain indoor and outdoor locations. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]   Action details Video Video
20-1067 116. OrdinancePublic Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage of an Ordinance to amend and reordain the Master Plan of the City of Alexandria, Virginia, by adopting and incorporating therein the amendment heretofore approved by city council to the Braddock Road Metro Station Small Area Plan chapter of such master plan as Master Plan Amendment No. 2020-00002 and no other amendments, and to repeal all provisions of the said master plan as may be inconsistent with such amendment (Implementation Ordinance for Master Plan Amendment No. 2020-00002 associated with 701 North Henry Street approved by City Council on July 7, 2020). [ROLL-CALL VOTE]   Action details Not available
20-1069 117. OrdinancePublic Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage of an Ordinance to amend and reordain Sheet No. 054.04 of the "Official Zoning Map, Alexandria, Virginia," adopted by Section 1-300 (OFFICIAL ZONING MAP AND DISTRICT BOUNDARIES), of the City of Alexandria Zoning Ordinance, by rezoning the property at 701 North Henry Street from, CSL/Commercial Service Low to CRMU-M/Commercial Residential Mixed Use (Medium) in accordance with the said zoning map amendment heretofore approved by city council as Rezoning No. 2020-00001 (Implementation Ordinance for Rezoning No. 2020-00001 associated with 701 North Henry Street approved by City Council on July 7, 2020). [ROLL-CALL VOTE]   Action details Not available
21-0208 118.Homeownership Incentive Program ordinanceOrdinancePublic Hearing, Second Reading, and Final Passage of an Ordinance to Amend City Code Section 2-5-31 Regarding the Employee Homeownership Incentive Program to Update Assistance Amounts Pursuant to FY 2021 Budget.[ROLL-CALL VOTE]   Action details Not available
21-0209 119.CARES SAOOrdinancePublic Hearing, Second Reading and Final Passage of a Supplemental Appropriation Ordinance for the Support of the City Government for FY 2021. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]   Action details Not available