The Week Ahead…

Persimmons.  Saturday, October 8, circa 9:00am at Agora Farms stall, Eastern Market

Persimmons. Saturday, October 8, circa 9:00am at Agora Farms stall, Eastern Market

The Week Ahead…

by Larry Janezich

Monday, October 11

Columbus Day.  No trash/recycling pickup.  Pickup will occur the day following the regular pick-up day.

Tuesday, October 11,

  1. ANC6B meets at 7:00pm at Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE.

Among items on the agenda:

Presentation:  11th Street Bridge Park, Scott Kratz, Executive Director

The Capitol Lounge, 229 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, renewal of Class C Tavern license with entertainment, dancing, summer garden, and sidewalk café endorsements.

Capitol Hill Tandoor & Grill, 419 8th Street SE, renewal of Class C Restaurant license (continued from May 2016).

Report on the Status of ANC 6B License Renewal Protests: Good Stuff, Bearnaise, and We the Pizza; Hank’s on the Hill; and Ambar.

1230 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Traffic Report: Sassan Gharai, SGA Companies Inc.

  1. PSA 104 meets at 7:00pm, J.O. Wilson Elementary School, 660 K Street, NE (7th and K Streets).

Among items on the agenda:

MPD PSA 104 Crime Report

US CSOSA Report – Michael Bonds, US Attorney Office (DC) Doug Klein

Understanding Policing in the Neighborhood and community problem solving.  Discussion with MPD.

Thursday, October 13

  1. ANC6A meets at 7:00 pm, Miner Elementary, 601 Fifteenth (15th) Street, NE

Among items on the agenda:

Community Presentation:  Melinda Bolling, Director, Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA)

Amendment to Little Miss Whiskey’s Golden Dollar Settlement Agreement adding the following language: (1) “Any reference to existing DC laws and/or regulations in this Settlement Agreement is meant for informational purposes only ANC 6A does not intend for a violation of any DC law or regulation to also be considered a violation of this Settlement Agreement.”; and (2) Replace Section 4(c)(2) with the following language: “Applicant shall not offer any type of live music on the patio. Applicant may provide pre-recorded music on the patio in the form of portable, non-professional grade speakers used to play music from iPods, iPhones, and the like. Such music must cease no later than 8:00 pm.

Letter to DDOT in support of a proposal for a rear curb cut onto Constitution Avenue NE from 808 Massachusetts Avenue NE on the condition that the owner assume any expenses required by DDOT, including moving the light post and installing the curb cut.

Letter to DDOT asking that 11th Street NE (from Maryland Avenue NE to Massachusetts Avenue NE) be designated as a local street and not a collector street, and that DDOT develop a traffic management plan for ANC 6A that routes trucks on all appropriate streets, not including local streets.

Letter to DDOT expressing the desire for DDOT to develop a traffic management plan for the Apollo project on the 600 block of H Street NE that removes fewer residential parking spaces to accommodate the entrance and exit of trucks from the property and that otherwise limits the prohibition on parking to the hours for commercial loading.

Appeal of permits issued for 1511 A Street, NE, as requested by the neighbors of the 1500 block of A Street NE and unit blocks of 15th and 16th Streets NE.

Letter to BZA in support of the application by the owners of 1341 H Street NE for a special exception under the enlargement and design requirements, to construct a mixed-use building in the NC-14 Zone, on condition that the design to be updated to bring it into conformance with the H Street Overlay, best efforts are made to get letters of support from neighbors, restrictions be included in sales documents prohibiting placing anything on the H Street balconies, including hanging or displaying anything, residential permit parking (RPP) restrictions written into the sales documents, and restrictions on amplified music on the roof deck to be included in sales documents.

Application to HPRB for historic designation of Emerald Street NE.

  1. ANC6C meets at 7:00pm, Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Avenue NE

Among items on the agenda:

Presentation:  Parking issues, Christopher Shorter, DPW Director

Presentation:  D.C. Statehood, Gene Solon, Mayor’s Office

Presentation:  D.C. WASA lead service line replacement program, Melanie Mason

Presentation:  Candidate for the D.C. State Board of Education, Ashley Carter

501 H Street NE public space construction—sidewalks, benches, bike racks, planters, landscaping, traffic control for construction vehicles

National Park Service, developments in D.C., including new memorials, pocket parks, and other issues—Peter May, Associate Regional Director – NoMa Parks, status of NoMa Parks, Stacie West, NoMa Parks Foundation

220 L Street NE, revised application for a consolidated PUD and zoning map amendment

1200 3rd Street NE, application for a consolidated PUD and zoning map amendment

1511 A Street NE, building permit for 18-unit apartment on site downsized in 2015

  1. CHRS Zoning Committee meets at 7:30pm, Kirby House, 420 10th Street, SE, first floor.

Saturday, October 15

  1. Payne Community Fall Festival, 10:30am – 1:30pm at Payne Elementary, 1445 C Street, SE. Free event: Bouncy Houses (please have children wear socks), Face Painting, Chili, Food Trucks, Bake Sale, East City Bookshop, DC Library, Balance Gym, Pumpkin Decorating, Pumpkin Sale, Science Activities.  Canned food donations for DC Central Kitchen accepted for entrance.  Event is outdoors and will occur rain or shine.  Contact:

Sunday, October 16

CHRS House Expo, 10 am – 4pm, Eastern Market North Hall.  CHRS will hold a free House Expo at the Eastern Market North Hall, featuring over 30 home service exhibitors:  architects, contractors and interior designers, roofers, ironworkers, electricians and handymen, landscapers, window specialists, solar installers, tuck-pointers, HVAC experts, home inspectors, mold & termite contractors, home security professionals and historic researchers.

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