In Your Neighborhood: Sept. 13, 2017

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

Advisory Neighborhood Commissions

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, Oct. 5, 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, Oct. 4, at Mary’s Center, 2355 Ontario Road NW.

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

ANC 2A
Foggy Bottom, West End

The commission will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Avenue Suites, 2500 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.

Agenda items include:

second and final reading of a proposed agreement regarding George Washington University’s proposal to install a helipad on the roof of the hospital at 900 23rd St. NW.
community forum, including reports from the Metropolitan Police Department, the Executive Office of the Mayor, the office of Ward 2 D.C. Council member Jack Evans, the Ward 2 Education Network and the West End Library.
commissioner updates.
presentation by D.C. Department of Forensic Sciences director Jenifer Smith.
introduction of new George Washington University President Thomas LeBlanc.
consideration of a resolution recognizing the hard work of Britany Waddell, George Washington University’s outgoing director of community relations.
presentation by the American Red Cross regarding the organization’s relocation of its headquarters from 2025 E St. NW to 430 17th St. NW.
presentation by Akridge and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education regarding the development at 2100 L St. NW and the renovation of the Stevens School building at 1050 21st St. NW.
consideration of a resolution regarding ANC 2A’s position on a Zoning Commission application for a planned unit development by Boston Properties at 2100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, including consideration of public benefits.
consideration of a resolution regarding a public space application by the Fairmont Hotel for a new unenclosed sidewalk cafe with 10 tables, 32 seats and four umbrellas at 2401 M St. NW.
consideration of a resolution regarding a public space application by George Washington University to install 36 “No Smoking” signs on the university campus.
consideration of a resolution regarding a public space application by Nobu for a new valet staging area with two spaces at 2525 M St. NW.
consideration of a resolution regarding the D.C. Department of Transportation’s Downtown West Transportation Study on the Pennsylvania Avenue NW and H Street NW corridors.
consideration of a resolution in support of a proposal to add service on the H1 Metrobus route.
consideration of an Alcoholic Beverage Control application by Fabulous Market for renewal of its Class B beer and wine license at 2424 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.
administrative matters.

For details, visit anc2a.org.

ANC 2B
Dupont Circle

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

Agenda items include:

  • announcements and public comments, including introduction of candidates in the upcoming special election for the single-member district 2B07 vacancy, a presentation by Judy Williams of the Department of Behavioral Health regarding homeless encampments in the neighborhood and a brief presentation regarding the DC College Savings Plan.
  • consideration of an Alcoholic Beverage Control application for a new Class C nightclub license for Rewind, 1219 Connecticut Ave. NW (199 seats with a total occupancy load of 199; sidewalk cafe with 16 seats; hours of operation for premises daily from midnight to 11:59 p.m.; hours of alcoholic beverage sales, service and consumption for premises from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 3 a.m. Friday and Saturday; hours of operation for sidewalk cafe from 6 a.m. to 3 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 6 a.m. to 4 a.m. Friday and Saturday; hours of alcoholic beverage sales, service and consumption for sidewalk cafe from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 3 a.m. Friday and Saturday).
  • consideration of an Alcoholic Beverage Control license for a new Class D tavern license for Fantom Comics, 2010 P St. NW (new tavern operating as a bookstore and social gathering space with 80 seats and a total occupancy load of 99 and serving food, beer and wine during periodic events such as book signings, trivia night, book club meetings, holiday gatherings and readings; entertainment endorsement with cover charge; hours of operation, alcoholic beverage sales, service and consumption and live entertainment from 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 10 a.m. to 3 a.m. Friday and Saturday).
  • consideration of an Alcoholic Beverage Control application for a new Class C tavern license for Union Trust, 740 15th St. NW (new tavern specializing in higher-end spirits, draft beer and possible light pre-prepared snacks; recorded music; total occupancy load of 79; hours of operation and alcoholic beverage sales, service and consumption from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 3 a.m. Friday and Saturday).
  • consideration of a Board of Zoning Adjustment application by Granite LLC for a variance from the penthouse regulations at 730 15th St. NW to permit use of the second floor of the existing two-story penthouse as habitable space.
  • consideration of a Historic Preservation Review Board application at 1521 17th St. NW for concept review of plans to install a new storefront, roof and and rear additions.
  • consideration of a Historic Preservation Review Board for concept review of plans for rear and rooftop additions.
  • consideration of a resolution regarding the TOPA Accessory Dwelling Unit Amendment Act of 2017 (D.C. Council Bill B22-0315).
  • consideration of a public space application by Rockrose Development for a new driveway at 1900 M St. NW.
  • consideration of a public space application by the Embassy of Argentina to install a brick wall in the rear of the property at 1815 Q St. NW.
  • consideration of a public space application by Gregory’s Coffee for a new unenclosed sidewalk cafe at 1147 20th St. NW with four tables and 16 seats.
  • consideration of a public space application by Gregory’s Coffee for a new unenclosed sidewalk cafe at 1900 L St. NW with nine tables and 36 seats.
  • consideration of a resolution regarding Brinton Woods Health & Rehabilitation Center’s certificate of need application for a change of ownership.
  • consideration of a resolution regarding the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation’s application for tax-exempt revenue bonds at 1016 16th St. NW.
  • consideration of a resolution regarding D.C. Department of Transportation improvement projects in ANC 2B.
  • consideration of a resolution regarding the conversion of LED lighting in the “club central district” of ANC 2B.
  • consideration of a resolution in support of the electrification of DC Circulator buses that run in ANC 2B.
  • consideration of a resolution regarding the D.C. Department of Transportation’s 16th Street NW Bus Lanes Project.

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, Sept. 18, at Our Lady Queen of the Americas Church, California Street and Phelps Place NW.

Agenda items include:

introduction of ANC 2D’s draft budget for fiscal year 2018.
government reports.
update on Belmont Road Park.
consideration of a Historic Preservation Review Board application for an attic addition and roof deck at 2318 California St. NW.
discussion of street musicians and unreasonable sound levels.
discussion of the Spanish Steps hand railing.
consideration of a Historic Preservation Review Board application for front-roof skylights at 2541 Waterside Drive NW.
consideration of a project at 1806 24th St. NW to expand/pave the front sidewalk and install new parcel cabinet in the front yard.
open comments.

For details, visit anc2d.org or contact2D01@anc.dc.gov.

ANC 2E
Georgetown, Burleith, Hillandale, Cloisters

The commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, 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, Oct. 4, 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, Sept. 14, at Stoddert Elementary School and Glover Park Community Center, 4001 Calvert St. NW.

Agenda items include:

  • police report, including congratulations to Lt. Ralph Neal, a local Metropolitan Police Department official and liaison to ANC 3B, who was recently recognized as one of the department’s longest-serving members with 38 years on the force.
  • presentation by D.C. Department of Forensic Sciences director Jenifer Smith and program manager Paul Reedy, discussing what the agency does and how it serves D.C. residents.
  • consideration of a resolution regarding the Glover Park Citizens Association’s plan to add more benches throughout the neighborhood.
  • consideration of a zoning variance to allow Domino’s Pizza to operate a fast-food restaurant in the now-vacant consulate location at 2330 Wisconsin Ave. NW, including takeout, delivery and indoor dining space.
  • consideration of a $366.23 grant request from Iona Senior Services to purchase two dry-erase whiteboards for use at Iona’s senior center.
  • consideration of a grant request from Community Foodworks for the Glover Park-Burleith Farmers Market.
  • updates on D.C. Office of Public-Private Partnerships projects, including the installation of LED lighting throughout the city.
  • open forum.
  • administrative matters, including presentation of ANC 3B’s proposed budget for the 2018 fiscal year.

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, Sept. 18, at the 2nd District Police Headquarters, 3320 Idaho Ave. NW.

Agenda items include:

announcements.
community forum.
presentation by D.C. Department of Transportation chief delivery officer Sam Zimbabwe, Rock Creek Park superintendent Julia Washburn and Beach Drive reconstruction project manager Mike McMahon on completion of segment one and implementation of segments two and three of the Beach Drive NW reconstruction, including effects on Connecticut Avenue NW and surrounding neighborhood streets.
presentation by Kevin McCormick, Cleveland Park Library construction manager for Gilbane Building Co., and Rauzia Ruhana Ally, project manager in the D.C. Public Library’s Capital Planning and Construction Division, on construction progress and decisions regarding interior finishes.
presentation by Paul Hoffman, supervisory civil engineer in the D.C. Department of Transportation’s Infrastructure Project Management Division, on assessment of drainage issues on Connecticut Avenue NW in the Cleveland Park commercial area and solutions planned as part of the streetscape drainage project (tentative).
consideration of a resolution regarding the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation and D.C. Department of General Services plan to build a Ward 3 outdoor swimming pool on the grounds of the Hearst Field as part of the Hearst Park and Pool Improvement Project.

For details, visit anc3c.org.

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

The commission will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, 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. Tuesday, Sept. 19, in the Tenleytown I Room at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Chevy Chase Pavilion, 4300 Military Road NW. (The meeting date was changed to this date due to various scheduling conflicts.)

Agenda items include:

announcements/open forum.
police report.
presentation by the Janney Elementary School PTA regarding a proposed Janney 5K race and possible vote on a letter of support.
presentation by the Lisner-Louise-Dickson-Hurt Home on a grant application for support of Zoo Day.
discussion of and possible vote on a D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment application for a special exception for relief from front-yard requirements for an addition to a home at 4348 Garrison St. NW.
discussion of and possible vote on a resolution regarding a Zoning Commission application by Urban Investment Partners seeking a planned unit development and map amendment for its proposed mixed-use development at 4620 Wisconsin Ave. NW.
presentation by Georgetown Day School regarding traffic and other issues related to its proposal to move the GDS lower and middle school to its Tenleytown campus at 42nd and Ellicott streets NW.
discussion of and possible vote on a resolution regarding the Tenleytown Historical Society’s application to designate the apartments on Harrison Street NW between 44th Street and Wisconsin Avenue as historic landmarks.

For details, visit anc3e.org.

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

The commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, in Room A-03, Building 44, University of the District of Columbia, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW.

Agenda items include:

commissioner announcements.
committee reports.
community open forum.
presentation of grant applications.
presentation on a traffic calming proposal for Upton Street NW.
update on the Hearst Park and Pool Improvement Project.
update on a Zoning Commission application for a planned unit development at 3101 Albemarle St. NW.
update by Bernstein Management on the 4250 Connecticut Ave. NW development project.
discussion of ANC 3F’s draft budget for fiscal year 2018.

For details, call 202-670-7262 or visit anc3f.com.

ANC 3/4G
Chevy Chase

The commission will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, at the Chevy Chase Community Center, Connecticut Avenue and McKinley Street NW. 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, Oct. 3, 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, Sept. 13, in the basement meeting room at the Petworth Library, 4200 Kansas Ave. NW.

Agenda items include:

agency announcements and updates from the offices of Ward 4 D.C. Council member Brandon Todd and Mayor Muriel Bowser.
community comment.
presentation by the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation on renovations to the park at 13th Street, Kansas Avenue and Quincy Street NW.
consideration of a D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment application for a special exception at 428 Randolph St. NW to permit conversion of an existing row house to a three-unit condo building.
consideration of a D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment application at 909 Webster St. NW.
consideration of a D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment application by the Kingsbury Center, 5000 14th St. NW, for a “modification of consequence” to amend conditions of the board’s previous order that govern the hours of operation and the ages of the students.
consideration of a resolution of support for the Transportation Benefits Equity Amendment Act of 2017.
consideration of a resolution of support for the Daytime School Parking Zone Amendment Act of 2017.

For details, call 202-723-6670 or visit anc4c.org.