In Your Neighborhood: Sept. 6, 2017

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Residents of the Tenleytown/Friendship Heights area attend a meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3E. (Brady Holt/The Current/July 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, Sept. 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, Sept. 6, at Mary’s Center, 2355 Ontario Road NW.

Agenda items include:

  • presentation by Mayor Muriel Bowser.
  • presentation by MSKM Architects regarding a public space permit for a fence replacement project at Beekman Place.
  • consideration of a public space application for Porchfest.
  • consideration of withdrawal of ANC 1C’s protest of Spaghetti Garden’s alcohol license.
  • consideration of a settlement agreement with Bom Restaurant, 2440 18th St. NW (formerly the site of Millie & Al’s).
  • consideration of whether to protest an Alcoholic Beverage Control application by Local 16 for a change in hours at the 1600 U St. NW establishment or to approve modifications to the existing settlement agreement.
  • consideration of a public space application by Zenebech Restaurant for a sidewalk cafe at 2420 18th St. NW.
  • presentation by the developers of 1829 Kalorama Road NW regarding plans for the property, and possible consideration of a resolution on the matter.

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

ANC 2A
Foggy Bottom, West End

The commission will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7, in the first-floor dining area at St. Mary’s Court, 725 24th St. NW.

Agenda items include:

  • community feedback and consideration of a resolution on George Washington University’s proposal to install a helipad on the roof of the hospital at 900 23rd St. NW.
  • consideration of an Alcoholic Beverage Control application by Bindaas for a new Class C restaurant license at 2000 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.
  • consideration of a resolution on the D.C. Department of Transportation’s Downtown West Transportation Planning Study for the Pennsylvania Avenue NW and H Street NW corridors.

The commission will hold its next regular meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, in Room 221, Funger Hall, George Washington University, 2201 G St. NW. 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, Sept. 11, 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. 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, Sept. 6, in the second-floor Heritage Room at Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, 1524 35th St. NW. Agenda items include:

  • public safety and police report.
  • approval of ANC 2E’s fiscal year 2018 budget.
  • community commendation for Metropolitan Police Department Officer Antonial Atkins.
  • updates from the offices of Mayor Muriel Bowser and Ward 2 D.C. Council member Jack Evans and from the Citizens Association of Georgetown, the Georgetown Business Improvement District and the Georgetown Business Association.
  • announcements regarding the District’s Commercial Waste Compactor Grant Program; the InterFaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington’s upcoming Unity Walk on Sunday, Sept. 10; an community meeting on Sept. 27 regarding the D.C. Department of Transportation’s Francis Scott Key Bridge Architectural Lighting Project; the District’s LED Streetlight Conversion Project; concerns about the possibility of gas emanating from tree boxes in Georgetown; and Georgetown University’s new on-campus dining options.
  • consideration of the D.C. Department of Transportation’s notice of intent regarding installation of protected bicycle lanes on K Street/Water Street NW and bicycle lanes on Wisconsin Avenue NW.
  • discussion regarding the Short-term Rental Regulation and Affordable Housing Protection Act of 2017 (Bill 22-0092), under consideration by the D.C. Council.
  • consideration of a special event application for the American Diabetes Association’s Tour de Cure on Sunday, Sept. 23.
  • consideration of an outdoor music permit application for Long & Foster’s Family Fun Day in Rose Park on Saturday, Sept. 16.
  • consideration of a resolution regarding the reinstatement of the Metrobus D6 bus stop near the intersection of 35th Street and Reservoir Road NW.
  • consideration of a resolution requesting the installation of a sidewalk on the north side of the 3900 block of Reservoir Road NW.
  • consideration of an Alcoholic Beverage Control application by Cafe Divan for a substantial change to add a sidewalk cafe at 1834 Wisconsin Ave. NW.
  • consideration of a resolution regarding Georgetown University’s proposed amendment to its campus plan to allow the “Green House” at 1233 37th St. to be used for academic/administrative purposes.
  • consideration of a Commission of Fine Arts application for a multi-family residence at the West Heating Plant site, 1051 29th St. NW (new building, site work, concept).
  • consideration of Old Georgetown Board matters: 1693 34th St. NW, residence, alterations to paving at swimming pool, replacement of paving and pergola at rooftop deck, concept; 3419 Q St. NW, residence, window replacement on front and rear elevations, door replacement on rear elevation, concept; 3241 R St. NW, residence, rear addition, site work, installation of pool and pool house, concept; 1601 Wisconsin Ave. NW, commercial, signs, permit; 1519 35th St. NW, residence, window replacement at basement level, concept; 3149 O St. NW, residence, alterations, concept; 3273 P St. NW, residence, alterations to front and rear entrances, creation of parking area with gate, concept; 1351 Wisconsin Ave. NW, mixed-use, installation of signs, permit; 1400-1404 Wisconsin Ave. NW, mixed-use, rear addition, alterations, demolition, permit; 1022 29th St. NW, residence, addition, concept; 1051 29th St. NW (West Heating Plant site), multi-family residence, new building, site work, concept; 1032-1034 33rd St. NW, mixed-use, rear addition, alterations, concept; 3040 M St. NW, commercial, installation of wall-mounted sign and awning, permit; 3222 M St. NW, commercial, storefront, canopy, windows, concept; 3222 M St. NW, commercial, banner signs, permit; 3100 South St. NW, commercial, addition, concept; 3530 Water St. NW, boat club, replacement of metal roof, permit; 1044 Wisconsin Ave. NW, commercial, site alterations for patio deck, trash enclosure and green space, permit; 1206 Wisconsin Ave. NW, commercial, installation of rooftop deck, concept; 1222 Wisconsin Ave. NW, commercial, signage and awnings, alterations, concept; 1213 29th St. NW, residence, window replacement, permit; 1402 30th St. NW, residence, replacement of garage door with carriage doors, permit; 1404 30th St. NW, residence, window replacement, permit; 2805 M St. NW, commercial, sign for Bibibop, existing alterations without review, permit; 3021 O St. NW, residence, addition, permit; 3030 Q St. NW, residence, alterations to front walkway, lighting, alterations, rear deck, permit; 3034 Q St. NW, residence, window replacement on front elevation, permit; 3042 Q St. NW, residence, window replacement, permit; 2712 Dumbarton St. NW (Epiphany Catholic Church), institution, new brick patio, concept; 2800 Dumbarton St. NW, residence, window replacement, permit; and 2449 P St. NW, residence, rear addition, permit.

For details, call 202-724-7098 or visit anc2e.com.

ANC 2F
Logan Circle

The commission will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, at the Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle NW. Agenda items include:

  • announcements.
  • police report.
  • reports from the offices of Mayor Muriel Bowser and Ward 2 D.C. Council member Jack Evans.
  • presentation from the public health nonprofit organization HIPS.
  • presentation by Washington Gas regarding its accelerated pipeline replacement project.
  • consideration of Alcoholic Beverage Control matters: ongoing settlement discussions with Hando-Medo at 1315 14th St. NW and Tiger Fork (formerly Noddle Dog) at 922 N St. NW rear; a settlement agreement amendment to allow for recorded music in the summer garden at TG Cigar, 1118 9th St. NW; a new Class B license for Rice Market, 1608 14th St. NW; and a new Class C restaurant license for Pappe, 1317 14th St. NW.
  • consideration of Community Development Committee matters: a public space application for a new unenclosed sidewalk cafe at 1401 K St. NW; a public space application for fixture/bollards at the Marriott Marquis, 901 Massachusetts Ave. NW; a Historic Preservation Review Board application for concept, massing and design for raze and new construction of a three-story, two-unit condo at 1318 10th St. NW; a Board of Zoning Adjustment application for a variance to construct an addition to an existing nine-unit building at 1310 Vermont Ave. NW; a petition to allow residents on 14th Street NW between Rhode Island Avenue and P Street to qualify for residential parking permits; a Historic Preservation Review Board application for concept, massing and design for the proposed Dacha Beer Garden at 1740 14th St. NW; and a public space application for a new sidewalk cafe at the proposed Dacha Beer Garden, 1740 14th St. NW.
  • consideration of Education Committee matters, including playground construction at Garrison Elementary School.

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. For details, visit anc3c.org.

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

The commission will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, in Room K-106, Kresge Building, Wesley Theological Seminary, 4500 Massachusetts Ave. NW.

Agenda items include:

  • police report.
  • community concerns.
  • discussion of an increase in water pressure.
  • updates on the sinkhole at 49th and Fulton streets NW, including D.C. Department of Transportation plans for emergency work there.
  • consent calendar review of sidewalk cafe hours for Sweet Agave, the American Diabetes Association’s Tour de Cure cycling event and a Spring Valley Halloween party.
  • consent calendar review of sidewalk cafe hours for Sweet Agave and the American Diabetes Association’s Tour de Cure cycling event.
  • consideration of a public space application at 5201 Cathedral Ave. NW.
  • presentation by American University on its proposed science building.
  • other commission business, including presentation on a new ANC 3D website.

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 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. 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. 11, 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.