In Your Neighborhood: Oct. 18, 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, Nov. 2, 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, Nov. 1, at Mary’s Center, 2355 Ontario Road NW.

Agenda items include:

consideration of whether to protest an Alcoholic Beverage Control application by Metro-K Supermarket, 1864 Columbia Road NW, for renewal of its Class B beer and wine license, with the intent to negotiate a settlement agreement with the establishment.

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, Oct. 18, in Room 151, Duques Hall, George Washington University, 2201 G St. NW.

Agenda items include:

final reading of a proposed resolution, incorporated legislative text and voluntary agreement regarding George Washington University Hospital’s proposal to install a helipad on the roof of its building at 900 23rd St. NW.

community forum.

police report.

reports from the offices of Mayor Muriel Bowser and Ward 2 D.C. Council member Jack Evans.

report from the Ward 2 Education Network.

report from the West End Library.

update from Akridge and the D.C. Department of General Services regarding the Stevens School development project.

presentation by Freshfarm regarding the organization’s FoodPrints program at the School Without Walls at Francis-Stevens.

presentation by the American Red Cross regarding the relocation of their headquarters from 2025 E St. NW.

consideration of a resolution regarding DVA Renal Healthcare Inc.’s certificate of need application to add home hemodialysis training services to its existing outpatient dialysis facility at 2131 K St. NW.

discussion regarding concerns related to food truck parking on the 1900 block of L Street NW.

consideration of an Alcoholic Beverage Control application by Trader Joe’s for the renewal of its Class B grocery license at 2425 L St. NW.

For details, visit anc2a.org.

ANC 2B
Dupont Circle

The commission will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, at the Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW. For details, visit dupontcircleanc.net.

ANC 2C
Downtown, Penn Quarter

The commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16, in Room G-9, John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. For details, visit anc2c.us or contact 2C@anc.dc.gov.

ANC 2D
Sheridan-Kalorama

The commission will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, 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. Monday, Oct. 30, 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

At the commission’s Oct. 4 meeting:

Brian Baker, interim director of the D.C. Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency, discussed the city’s evacuation plans and implored residents to establish emergency escape plans of their own.

Jerry Chapin of Mayor Muriel Bowser’s office urged residents to use the District’s 311 service.

Nancee Lyons of the D.C. Department of Public Works informed residents about a planned mural at 1738 14th St. NW. Work was due to start this month as part of the city’s annual mural program.

commissioners adopted the Sept. 20 recommendations of ANC 2F’s Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration Policy Committee: to support an application at Maxwell Park, 1336 9th St. NW; to withdraw a protest of an application at Pappe’s, 1317 14th St. NW; to support an application for a new Class C tavern license for The Crown and Crow at 1313-1317 14th St. NW; and to oppose an application to substantially change an existing Class C restaurant license for Chicken + Whiskey at 1738 14th St. NW to allow for live entertainment.

commissioners adopted the Sept. 27 recommendations of ANC 2F’s Community Development Committee: to support designs to renovate the Franklin School site at 963 13th St. NW; to support a Board of Zoning special exception to permit a dog grooming business on the ground floor at 1408 9th St. NW; to support a public space application for a new sidewalk cafe at 1000 Vermont Ave. NW; to oppose a public space application for a new sidewalk cafe for Benito’s Place at 1437 11th St. NW because the applicant did not attend the meeting; and to oppose a public space application for a new unenclosed sidewalk cafe at 1020 7th St. NW because the applicant failed to attend the meeting.

commissioners supported a Historic Preservation Review Board application for concept, design and massing approval for an addition at 1714-1716 14th St. NW.

commissioners supported the People for Fairness Coalition’s Downtown DC Public Restroom Initiative, which seeks safe, accessible bathrooms available 24 hours a day across the city.

The commission will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, 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, Nov. 2, at Stoddert Elementary School and Glover Park Community Center, 4001 Calvert St. NW. 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, Nov. 20, 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 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 1, in Room K-106, Kresge Building, Wesley Theological Seminary, 4500 Massachusetts Ave. NW. For details, visit anc3d.org.

ANC 3E
Tenleytown, Friendship Heights, American University Park

The commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in the Tenleytown Ballroom, Embassy Suites Hotel, 4300 Military Road 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, Nov. 21, 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

At the commission’s Sept. 25 meeting:

commission chair Randy Speck encouraged residents to complete a survey at cccc.questionpro.com about the Chevy Chase Community Center. As of Sept. 25, 266 people had taken the survey, and Speck is aiming to receive 2,000 answers. The survey period will close Nov. 2.

Speck also reported that the boards of two local groups, the Friends of Lafayette Park and the Friends of Lafayette Recreation Center and Park, had agreed to merge.

Anthony Castillo of Ward 3 D.C. Council member Mary Cheh’s office reported that Cheh has been working to identify methods of maximizing space at Ward 3 public schools. Castillo also told residents that Cheh introduced the Solar Array Act of 2017 to promote installation of solar panels on government buildings in the District, and had asked the D.C. Department of Transportation to review the locations of speed cameras where there have been a particularly large number of violations.

Jackson Carnes of Ward 4 D.C. Council member Brandon Todd’s office discussed three new pieces of legislation concerning universal free lunches, a back-to-school tax holiday and fees charged to farmer’s markets.

commissioners voted to support a Board of Zoning Adjustment special exception for relief from rear- and side-yard requirements to allow construction of a second-floor rear addition to a residence at 3605 Patterson St. NW.

commission chair Randy Speck reported that ANC 3/4G would begin accepting grant applications worth a total of $3,000 on Oct. 1.

commissioners denounced the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation’s plan to close the Chevy Chase Community Center at 9 p.m., instead of 10 p.m. as it currently stands.

Joshua Rodriguez of the D.C. Department of Energy & Environment discussed methods to prevent, identify and correct discharges from the city’s sanitary sewer system.

The commission will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, at the Chevy Chase Community Center, Connecticut Avenue and McKinley Street NW.

Agenda items include:

commissioner and community announcements.

discussion with D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation director Keith Anderson and deputy director Mziwandile “Themba” Masimini on the agency’s proposed reduction in Chevy Chase Community Center hours to close at 9 p.m. instead of 10 p.m. on weekdays, and possible vote on a resolution.

presentation by and discussion with acting D.C. Department of Transportation director Jeff Marootian on transportation issues in the community, including (1) procedures for communicating upcoming department actions to ANC 3/4G and the community; (2) the criteria the department uses for deciding which sidewalks will be repaired and which will not; (3) the status of the department’s review of the traffic pattern changes made at the Reno Road/39th Street intersection; (4) the status of plans for sidewalks on Chestnut Street; (5) the status of plans for Oregon Avenue reconstruction; (6) the department’s student of possible traffic calming or other measures in light of modified driving patterns due to the Oregon Avenue closure, which are also affected by the Beach Drive closure; (7) the need for better signage/markings at pedestrian crossings such as Military Road and 30th Place and at Chevy Chase Circle; (8) the department’s review of no-parking signage around Temple Sinai; (9) the status of incomplete sidewalk repairs in the 3700 block of Jocelyn Street and the 3800 block of Kanawha Street; and (10) the status of the Beach Drive rehabilitation project, which is omitted on the agency’s fiscal years 2018-2022 projects list.

presentation on grant applications.

discussion and possible vote on a public space application to construct a retaining wall and curb cut at 5363 29th St. NW.

commission business, including adoption of ANC 3/4G’s fiscal year 2018 budget.

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, Nov. 7, 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 commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the basement meeting room at the Petworth Library, 4200 Kansas Ave. NW. For details, call 202-723-6670 or visit anc4c.org.