The Week Ahead: July 12, 2017

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Thursday, July 13

  • The National Capital Planning Commission will hold its monthly meeting at 1 p.m. at its offices in Suite 500, North Lobby, 401 9th St. NW. Agenda items will include concept design of the National World War I Memorial at Pershing Park; concept design of the Lincoln Memorial restoration; and comments of site selection for the National Desert Storm and Desert Shield War Memorial.
  • The D.C. Department of General Services and the D.C. Department of Human Services will hold a public meeting to discuss a temporary parking plan to accommodate Metropolitan Police Department parking demand during construction of a new parking garage associated with the Ward 3 family homeless shelter to be located at 3320 Idaho Ave. NW. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the McLean Gardens Ballroom, 3811 Porter St. NW.

Saturday, July 15

  • The D.C. Water and Sewer Authority will host an information session on its Oregon Avenue and Bingham Drive NW sewer rehabilitation project. The event will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at the rear of the project trailer at Oregon and Nebraska avenues NW.
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Tuesday, July 18

  • American University will host neighbors for a meet-and-greet with its 15th president, Sylvia Mathews Burwell. The event will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Rooms 2 and 3 in Constitution Hall on East Campus at Nebraska and New Mexico avenues NW. To RSVP, contact Andrew Huff at 202-885-2167 or ahuff@american.edu.

Wednesday, July 19

  • The D.C. State Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the Old Council Chambers at One Judiciary Square, 441 4th St. NW.

Thursday, July 20

  • The D.C. Department of Transportation will hold a final public meeting to present study findings and final alternative recommendations for the Downtown West Transportation Study, which aims to improve east-west travel for cyclists, pedestrians and buses along Pennsylvania Avenue NW between 17th Street and Washington Circle and along H and I streets NW between New York Avenue and Pennsylvania Avenue. The meeting will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Room 222, Funger Hall, George Washington University, 2201 G St. NW.
  • Pepco will hold an open house on the planned expansion of its Champlain Street NW substation. The event will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Meridian International Center, 1630 Crescent Place NW.
  • The Western Avenue Citizens Association will meet at 7 p.m. at the Westmoreland Congregational United Church of Christ, 1 Westmoreland Circle. The meeting will include a discussion with a team from the D.C. Department of Transportation on ways to calm traffic along Western Avenue NW.

Tuesday, July 25

  • The D.C. Public Service Commission will hold two Ward 4 community hearings on the application by Pepco and the D.C. Department of Transportation for approval of the undergrounding of certain electric power lines and facilities. The first hearing will begin at 11:30 a.m. at St. John United Baptist Church, 6343 13th St. NW; the second hearing will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Temple Sinai, 3100 Military Road NW.
  • Pepco will hold an open house on the planned expansion of its Champlain Street NW substation. The event will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Festival Center, 1640 Columbia Road NW.
  • The Foggy Bottom Association will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in Suite 200W, 2200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.

Wednesday, July 26

  • The D.C. Department of Transportation will hold a community meeting regarding Grant Circle and Sherman Circle, including reports on recent data analysis and presentation of refined two-lane designs to address safety concerns and manage traffic on Grant Circle following a determination that reducing traffic to one lane is not feasible at this time based on a recent trial period. The meeting will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the gymnasium at E.L. Haynes Public Charter School, 4501 Kansas Ave. NW.

Thursday, July 27

  • The D.C. Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting on the design phase of the 16th Street NW Bus Lanes Project. Attendees will have an opportunity to hear a presentation, review roadway layouts and provide feedback. The open house-style event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the cafeteria at the Columbia Heights Educational Center, 3101 16th St. NW. In conjunction with the meeting, an “online open house” with a narrated presentation will be available from July 27 through Sept. 1 at 16thstreetnwbus.com.
  • The University of the District of Columbia Community-Campus Task Force will meet at 6:30 p.m. in Room A-03 of Building 44 on the university’s campus, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW. Preliminary agenda items include a student enrollment report, a retail study and an update on plans for 4250 Connecticut Ave. NW. For details, contact Thomas E. Redmond at 202-247-5622 or tredmond@udc.edu.

Saturday, July 29

  • The D.C. Office of the Tenant Advocate will hold a “Renters 101” training session from noon to 2 p.m. at the agency’s office in Suite 300N, Reeves Center, 2000 14th St. NW. Topics will include an overview of tenant rights and responsibilities, as well as discussion of leases, rent increases, rent control, evictions, housing code problems and security deposits. To RSVP, call 202-719-6560 or email delores.anderson@dc.gov.

Tuesday, Aug. 1

  • The D.C. Department of Transportation will hold two public engagement events on the design phase of the 16th Street NW Bus Lanes Project. Representatives will be on hand to discuss the project from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at 16th and Irving streets NW and at 16th and U streets NW.