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Here's the Working/Staff Draft of the White Flint 2 Plan, and It's Being Presented to the Planning Board This Afternoon

The Planning Department has released the White Flint 2 Sector Plan Working/Staff Draft. Frankly, Friends of White Flint Executive Director Amy Ginsburg is still making her way through the 96-page plan. It’s long, it’s complex, it’s mostly interesting, but it is important.

You can read or skim the plan by clicking here. Our goal is to publish a summary of the plan at some point soon, but a detailed 96-page plan will not have a short, quick, or easy summary.

The Planning Board Public Hearing on this plan is Thursday, December 15. More information regarding the public hearing will be posted on the Planning Department's White Flint 2 web page. However, staff will present the plan to the Planning Board this afternoon.  You can watch it live through the Planning Board website, if you’re curious to hear what the staff has to say.

Happy reading!

Would you like to serve on the Friends of White Flint Board of Directors?

Friends of White Flint is governed by a volunteer board of directors composed of 18 members of the community. There are six resident members, six business members, and six property owner/developer members. The board meets a few times a year and is involved in policy decisions all year long, generally through phone calls and emails.

It's time to submit your nomination to serve on the Friends of White Flint board of directors.  There are three board members whose terms have expired (one resident, one business, and one property owner member,) though they may submit their names to be re-elected, as well as one vacant business member spot.  We are seeking nominations for one resident member, two business members, and one property owner member.

At the bottom of this email, you'll find the board nomination form which should be emailed to info@whiteflint.org by Wednesday, November 23rd.

WFDAC Wants to Know What Residents Think About a Community Improvement District

The White Flint Downtown Advisory Group invites you to participate in a Pike District Focus Group exclusively for residents that live in our community. The purpose of this focus group is to begin to seek out the input of community residents to identify the needs that could be addressed and the services that could be provided by a community improvement district. 

Pike District Focus Group Community Residents
Wednesday, November 16th
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Bender JCC of Greater Washington
6125 Montrose Road Rockville, MD 20852
Light dinner will be provided.

Click here to submit your RSVP today and let them know you will be attending.

Tell us how to make the Pike District more walkable

Will you take our Pedestrian Safety Campaign surveyIt's only ten questions and your input will help us determine what improvements we'll fight for. Where are the problem areas in the White Flint area? What would make it easier and safer to walk around the Pike District? Click here to take the short but important Pedestrian Safety Campaign.

2016 Board Nomination Form

Please write legibly. All statements will be made available to the public.
Class (circle the correct category):   Resident     Business     Property Owner
By my signature below, I certify the following: I wish to be nominated for this position, I understand my responsibilities as a Director, including full participation in Friends of White Flint governance activities throughout my term in office, and I will fulfill those responsibilities.  I am (or represent) a member in good standing and will maintain that good standing throughout my term in office.  I understand that nomination does not guarantee placement on the ballot of election to the Board, and that all Board election decisions of the Friends of White Flint are discretionary and final.
Signature of Nominee:                                                                     Date:
Please submit a brief statement of qualifications and interests, including your prior participation in FOWF and the White Flint Sector development process. Forms must be sent to info@whiteflint.org by November 23, 2016.
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