The Week Ahead….

Part of the pleasure of visiting Capitol Hill Books at 657 C Street across from Eastern Market is experiencing the acerbic wit behind the admonitory notices reminding customers to return books where they came from, to wit, the above.

The Week Ahead….

by Larry Janezich

Monday, February 5

CHRS Historic Preservation Committee meets at 6:30pm at Kirby House, 420 10th Street, SE. 

Tuesday, February 6

ANC6B Planning & Zoning Committee meets at 7:00pm at St. Coletta of Greater Washington, 1901 Independence Avenue, SE. 

Among items on the agenda:

Presentation/consideration of a letter regarding renovation of Potomac Avenue Parks

1511 C Street SE; Zoning adjustment – Special Exception to construct a two-story rear addition to an existing one-family dwelling.

656 Independence Ave SE; Zoning adjustment – Special Exception to construct a two-story, rear addition to an existing one-family dwelling,

Letter to DC Water, DCRA regarding night work within 500 feet of residences.

Wednesday, February 7

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

Among items on the agenda:

Discussion on the DDOT decision for 8th and A Streets parking issue, SE.

Discussion on traffic problems at Brent and Tyler Elementary schools.

Proposed letter on Park Drive.

Public usage of Lot 843 in Square 1046 (tentative).

Thursday, February 8

The ANC6B ABC Committee which usually meets this day has not scheduled a meeting. 

ANC6A meets at 7:00pm at Miner Elementary School, 601 15th Street, NE. 

Among items on the draft agenda:

Community Presentation:  District Department of Transportation Director Jeff Marootian.

Motion that the ANC approve the submitted Settlement Agreement with Truth Hookah/Cigar at 1220 H Street, NE, and not protest its request for a restaurant liquor license.

Recommendation that ANC 6A provide a letter of conditional support for the 2018 Rock and Roll Marathon on the condition that the organizers commit to meeting with the ANC prior to their meetings with DDOT and HSEMA in order to discuss the possibility of alternate routes that do not repeatedly impact ANC 6A and the streetcar for the 2019 race, and that ANC 6A oppose the “Clean Route” requirement that no cars be permitted to park along the route far in advance of the race.

Recommendation that ANC 6A send a letter of support to the Mayor’s Task Force on Special Events for the 2018 Capitol Hill Classic race and oppose the “Clean Route” requirement that no cars be permitted to park along the route far in advance of the race.

Recommendation that ANC6A send a letter to DCPS and DGS encouraging them to request a variance and seek other ways of increasing playspace at Maury Elementary School.

Recommendation that ANC6A send a letter to DDOT requesting they engage with DCPS to come up with a solution to the challenges regarding parking and space restrictions at Maury Elementary School.

Recommendation that ANC6A send a letter to BZA asking for flexibility in the interpretation of parking requirements at Maury Elementary School.

Saturday, February 10

The Friends of Southeast Library will hold a book sale from 10:00am until 3:00pm at Southeast Library, lower level. 

Maury Elementary School will hold a book sale in the Eliot Hine multi-purpose at 18th and C Streets, NE, from 10am until 2:00pm.  Hundreds of books to choose from for both children and adults – $1 for paperbacks and children’s books and $2 for hardcovers.  Also for sale:  valentine treats, popcorn and hot chocolate, & valentine pencil-grams.  There will also be a make your own bookmark craft station.  All proceeds will go to sending Maury 5th Graders to space camp in 2018.

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  1. EK

    Anything come of the discussion regarding parking at 8th and A SE. I wasn’t able to attend that meeting, but it seems as though the best solution would to put a sign at the stop signs along A street that read “Cross traffic does not stop” and call it a day.