The Week Ahead….
by Larry Janezich
Tuesday, December 15
- ANC6A’s Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Committee meets at 7pm at Sherwood Recreation Center, 10th and G Streets, NE.
Among items on the agenda:
Update on status of request by Ocopa at 1324 H Street, NE, for an entertainment endorsement.
Update on status of request by Sol Mexican Grill at 1251 H Street, NE, for an extension of hours for operation, alcoholic beverage sales and consumption, and live entertainment.
Discussion of request by Sally’s Middle Name at 1320 H Street, NE, for (1) expansion of existing premises by 60 seats on second floor; (2) addition of summer garden endorsement with 22 seats; and (3) class change from a “D” Restaurant to a “C” Restaurant.
Discussion of license application for a Class C Tavern license for Sospeso at 1344 H Street, NE.
Discussion of license application for Mia’s Coffee House at 101 15th Street, NE.
- ANC6B’s Executive Committee meets at 7:00pm at Hill Center, to set the agenda for the ANC6B meeting in January.
Wednesday, December 16
- ANC6A’s Economic Development & Zoning Committee meets at 7:00pm at Sherwood Recreation Center, 10th and G Streets, NE.
Among items on the agenda:
1301 H Street, NE, Zoning Relief Application for variances from the off-street parking requirements, parking aisle width requirements, loading berth requirements, and a special exception from the HS Overlay requirements, to convert a vacant church into a new four-story, mixed-use commercial and residential building in the HS-A/C-2-A District.
Informational presentation on proposed H Street Overlay regulations amendment originating from ANC 6C. The amendment seeks to clarify preservation requirements and remove other ambiguities. The goal is to protect buildings from being razed while still claiming preservation and to result in more consistent application of regulations.
1120 Park Street, NE, Historic Preservation Application for the addition of a roof deck to a new garage.
- A Celebration of Life for Will Hill (1939 – 2015)
Long time Hill East activist, ANC Commissioner and former President of the Capitol Hill Garden Club died November 24, 2015. A tribute from The Hill Rag is here: http://bit.ly/1SxpDlp
A celebration of his life will be held Wednesday, December 16, from 5:30 to 8:00pm (Formal Program from 6:00 – 7:00pm) at Liberty Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall, 527 Kentucky Avenue, SE.
This informal memorial service is to honor Mr. Hill and his life of public service to the Capitol Hill neighborhood.
The service will feature a short program from 6:00 to 7:00pm with a small group of invited speakers sharing special letters of condolences offered to Will’s family. Time will then be offered for anyone wishing to share their own personal memories of Will. In lieu of a guest book, individual note cards will be available for guests to privately share a special memory of Will. If you wish to bring photos and/or memorabilia, a table will be available for display. Light refreshments will be served compliments of Will’s close friends and neighbors. Donations to help defray other costs to host the service will be accepted with gratitude.
Thursday, December 17
- PSA 108 meets at 7:00pm at Liberty Baptist Church, 527 Kentucky Avenue, SE, featuring Lt. Damion Taylor. A representative of the Office of United Communications will be on hand to explain what is being done to improve 9-1-1 services.
Coat Drive: A coat drive to benefit veteran families continues through Monday, December 18. Gently used winter coats, hats, scarves and gloves can be dropped off at Community Connections Lobby, 801 Pennsylvania Ave SE; Bayou Bakery, 901 Pennsylvania Ave SE; and Starbucks, 401 8th St SE.