In Your Neighborhood: Dec. 6, 2017

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Dupont Circle residents attend a meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2B. (Mark Lieberman/The Current/June 2017)

Meeting Notices and Agenda Highlights

To find links to your ANC’s website, click here. Visit the District’s ANC office to see maps of commission boundaries by ward.

ANC 1B
Lower Columbia Heights, Lower Georgia Avenue, Shaw, U Street, Pleasant Plains

The commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at the D.C. Housing Finance Agency, 815 Florida Ave. NW. For details, visit anc1b.org

ANC 1C
Adams Morgan

The commission will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at Mary’s Center, 2355 Ontario Road NW.

Agenda items include:

  • presentation by D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs director Melinda Bolling.
  • consideration of a committee recommendation that ANC 1C support an application seeking Historic Preservation Review Board approval for modernizing the Pepco substation at 2119 Champlain St. NW.
  • consideration of a committee recommendation that ANC 1C support historic designation applications at 2518 and 2524 17th St. NW.
  • possible consideration of whether to support an appeal of a revised building permit at 1892 Ontario Place NW.
  • possible consideration of a grant application from Jubilee Jumpstart.

For details, call 202-332-2630 or visit anc1c.org.

ANC 2A
Foggy Bottom, West End

The commission will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17. The location has not been determined. For details, visit anc2a.org.

ANC 2B
Dupont Circle

The commission will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW.

Agenda items include:

  • commissioner announcements.
  • recognition of the Brookings Institution for its donation of meeting space for ANC 2B over the past eight years.
  • public announcements and general comments.
  • presentation by John Harvey, a local resident, regarding the proposed Dupont Little Flea Market.
  • update regarding the ANC’s signing of a settlement agreement with Safeway at 1701 Corcoran St. NW.
  • consideration of a stipulated Alcoholic Beverage Control license request by Capitale in conjunction with the applicant’s application for a new Class C nightclub license at 1730 M St. NW.
  • consideration of a public space application by Ted’s Bulletin for a new, unenclosed sidewalk cafe with eight tables and 22 seats at 1818 14th St. NW.
  • consideration of a public space application for a new window well, new front-yard retaining wall and repairs to brick stairs and lead walk at 1923 S St. NW.
  • consideration of a public space application by MPTCC 888 Property LLC for streetscape work, including reduction of existing curb cut, new steps, updates to existing globe lights and Americans with Disabilities Act improvements at 888 16th St. NW.
  • consideration of a public space application by the U.S. General Services Administration for the installation of security bollards at 717 Madison Place NW and 1520 H St. NW.
  • consideration of a resolution regarding the 2018 season of the FreshFarm Dupont Circle Market.
  • consideration of a resolution regarding D.C. Council Bill B22-0234, the Leaf Blower Regulation Amendment Act of 2017.
  • presentation by the Scottish Rite Temple regarding vacant property on Lot 108.
  • consideration of a resolution regarding tax abatements as a public policy tool.
  • administrative matters, including approval of payment for the Dupont Circle Resource Center renovations.

For details, visit dupontcircleanc.net.

ANC 2C
Downtown, Penn Quarter

The commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, in Room G-9, John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.

Agenda items include:

  • community announcements and presentations, including reports from the mayor’s community liaison for Ward 2 and the Metropolitan Police Department.
  • brief presentation by Pepco on its proposed plan for renovation of the substation in the 400 block of 8th Street NW.
  • brief presentation by the D.C. Department of Public Works on weather planning and new recycling rules.
  • consideration of an Alcoholic Beverage Control application by Conrad Washington DC for a new hotel license at 970 New York Ave. NW (new luxury hotel at CityCenterDC with 360 rooms and a restaurant by chef Bryan Voltaggio; expected to open in 2019).
  • consideration of an Alcoholic Beverage Control application by Spin DC for a new Class C tavern license at 529 14th St. NW (new tavern with 100 seats and a total occupancy load of 500; proposed hours of operation and alcoholic beverage sale, service and consumption from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 3 a.m. Friday and Saturday; proposed hours of live entertainment from 7 p.m. to midnight daily).
  • consideration of an Alcoholic Beverage Control application by Regal Gallery Place for a Class C restaurant license for the movie theater at 701 7th St. NW (serving popcorn, pizza, chicken wings, prepackaged candy and beverages; total occupancy load of 3,119; hours of operation for alcoholic beverage sale, service and consumption from 11 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. daily).
  • consideration of a public space application at 619 14th St. NW for a proposed plan for paving, fixtures, trash receptacles, landscaping and underground garage projection.
  • consideration of a public space application by Maison Kayser, 1345 F St. NW, for a new unenclosed 381-square-foot sidewalk cafe with 12 tables, 24 cafe chairs, six umbrellas and two railings.
  • consideration of a public space application by Maison Kayser, 650 Massachusetts Ave. NW, for a new unenclosed 464-square-foot sidewalk cafe with 15 tables, 30 French cafe chairs, four umbrellas, three railings and three planters.
  • consideration of a public space application by GRK Fresh Greek, 1000 F St. NW, for a new unenclosed 270-square-foot sidewalk cafe with five tables and 17 chairs (no umbrellas, railings or planters).
  • consideration of a Historic Preservation Review Board application at 900 F St. NW.
  • consideration of a Historic Preservation Review Board application at 801 Pennsylvania Ave NW for expansion of a penthouse into office space (no zoning relief required).

For details, visit anc2c.us or contact 2C@anc.dc.gov.

ANC 2D
Sheridan-Kalorama

The commission will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8, at Our Lady Queen of the Americas Church, California Street and Phelps Place NW. For details, visit anc2d.org or contact 2D01@anc.dc.gov.

ANC 2E
Georgetown, Burleith, Hillandale, Cloisters

The commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, in the second-floor Heritage Room at Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, 1524 35th St. NW. For details, call 202-724-7098 or visit anc2e.com.

ANC 2F
Logan Circle

The commission will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle NW. For details, call 202-667-0052 or visit anc2f.org.

ANC 3B
Glover Park, Cathedral Heights

The commission will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at Stoddert Elementary School and Glover Park Community Center, 4001 Calvert St. NW.

Agenda items include:

  • discussion regarding concerns about gas-powered leaf blowers, including a presentation by Grif Johnson of Quiet Clean DC on legislation proposed by Ward 3 D.C. Council member Mary Cheh.
  • discussion of a proposed name change for the block of Wisconsin Avenue NW in front of the Russian Embassy.
  • discussion of the D.C. Water and Sewer Authority’s lead pipe replacement program.
  • presentation by the D.C. Office of the People’s Counsel on its opposition to the purchase of Washington Gas by AltaGas.
  • update regarding D.C. Department of Transportation action on the commission’s resolution on parking at Wisconsin Avenue and Fulton Street NW.
  • open forum.

For details, email info@anc3b.org or visit anc3b.org.

ANC 3C
Cleveland Park, Woodley Park, Massachusetts Avenue Heights, Cathedral Heights

The commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18, at the 2nd District Police Headquarters, 3320 Idaho Ave. NW. For details, visit anc3c.org.

ANC 3D
Spring Valley, Wesley Heights, Palisades, Kent, Foxhall

The commission will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, in Room K-106, Kresge Building, Wesley Theological Seminary, 4500 Massachusetts Ave. NW.

Agenda items include:

  • consent calendar review of public space applications for 5201 Cathedral Ave. NW, 2202 Foxboro Place NW and 1436 Foxhall Road NW.
  • discussion of the D.C. Department of Transportation’s notice of intent for Kent Corner traffic-calming measures.
  • discussion of the effects of D.C. Water and Sewer Authority’s impervious surface charge on Spring Valley West and consideration of a proposed letter to Ward 3 D.C. Council member Mary Cheh on the subject.
  • police report.
  • community concerns.
  • initial presentation of the commission’s fiscal year 2018 budget.
  • consideration of a Zoning Commission application by Valor Development for the Ladybird mixed-use project at the site of the former Superfresh store.
  • consideration of a Board of Zoning Adjustment appeal at 4540 Lowell St. NW.
  • consideration of a Historic Preservation Review Board application for historic designation of 3125 Chain Bridge Road NW.

For details, visit anc3d.org.

ANC 3E
Tenleytown, American University Park

The commission will hold its next monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14, at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Chevy Chase Pavilion, 4300 Military Road NW.

Agenda items include:

  • announcements/open forum.
  • police report.
  • update from Washington Gas on pipeline work in the neighborhood.
  • discussion of and possible vote on a resolution regarding an application to occupy public space for the purpose of a driveway and sidewalk paving at 5001 38th St. NW.
  • presentation of updated plans by Sunrise Senior Living to build an assisted-living facility next to the Wisconsin Avenue Baptist Church in conjunction with the renovation of the church.
  • discussion of and possible vote on a resolution regarding a D.C. Zoning Commission application by Valor Development for design review of mixed-use redevelopment of the former Superfresh site.
  • discussion of and possible vote on an application by the Tenleytown Historical Society for historic designation of the Harrison Street Apartments, 4315-4351 Harrison St. NW.
  • presentation of plans for mixed-use redevelopment of the Dancing Crab/Tenley Bar & Grill lots on 41st Street NW.

For details, visit anc3e.org.

ANC 3F
Forest Hills, North Cleveland Park, Van Ness

The commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, in Room A-03, Building 44, University of the District of Columbia, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW. For details, call 202-670-7262 or visit anc3f.com.

ANC 3/4G
Chevy Chase

The commission will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, at the Chevy Chase Community Center, Connecticut Avenue and McKinley Street NW.

Agenda items include:

  • commissioner and community announcements.
  • discussion and possible vote on a public space application for new leadwalk and steps, driveway, retaining walls and porch with step projection to service a new single-family dwelling at 3723 Harrison St. NW.
  • presentation by and discussion with the D.C. Department of Transportation on its data collection to determine the impact of changed traffic patterns at 39th Street and Reno Road NW.
  • presentation and possible vote on a resolution to support Bill B22-0234, which proposes to phase out the use and sale of gas-powered leaf blowers by January 2022.
  • commission business, including adoption of a 2018 meeting schedule and possible consideration of the commission’s annual report for fiscal year 2017.

For details, call 202-363-5803, email chevychaseanc3@verizon.net or visit anc3g.org.

ANC 4A
Colonial Village, Shepherd Park, Crestwood, Brightwood, 16th Street Heights

The commission will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, in the community meeting room at the 4th District Police Headquarters, 6001 Georgia Ave. NW. For details, call 202-450-6225 or visit anc4a.org.

ANC 4C
Petworth, 16th Street Heights

The ANC will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13, at the Petworth Library, 4200 Kansas Ave. NW. For details, visit anc4c.org. For details, call 202-723-6670 or visit anc4c.org.