The Week Ahead….Motorized Scooters Appear on Capitol Hill

Bird electric scooters aim to give dockless bikes a run for their money. This one was at 7th and PA, SE today. Here’s a WaPo article – 

This pair was at 10th and South Carolina.

The Week Ahead….

by Larry Janezich

Monday, April 9

ANC6D meets at 7:00pm at 1100 4th Street, SW, 2nd Floor.

Items on the draft agenda include:

Public Safety Report- First District MPD (PSA 105 & PSA 106) Capt. Pulliam, Lt. Queen

Presentation:  Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia – Cameron Windham Min.

Presentation:  Save Our Tips – Kevin Wrege

Levy @ DC United, 100 Potomac Ave, SW: transfer of multi purpose facility liquor license w/substantial changes

Boomerang Boats: 1300 Maine Avenue, SW: change of location & other changes – amendment to Community Agreement.

Cap Liquors: 1301 South Capitol Street, SW: Class A retail renewal liquor license with amendment to Community Agreement to continue perpetual single sales.

Officina, 1120 Maine Avenue, SW: new restaurant and off premises liquor licenses with summer gardens and entertainment.

Oath Pizza, 110 M Street, SE: proposal for restaurant liquor license with entertainment and sidewalk café, and Community Agreement.

Oath Pizza 110 M Street, SE – Public Space Application for Sidewalk Café.

Peet’s Coffee 1115 New Jersey Avenue, SE – Public Space Application for Sidewalk Café.

Forest City Yards West – Pre-filing Presentation.

Additional funding for SW Library – Letter of Support.

Discussion of 2nd Street, SW Cycle Track.

Update on Eisenhower Memorial Closing of Maryland Avenue.

Tuesday, April 10

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

Among items on the draft agenda:

Torai Grill & Sushi, Inc. t/a Torai Grill & Sushi ; 751 8th Street,  SE – restaurant liquor license.

1420 Pennsy LLC t/a Trusty’s Bar; 1420 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE; liquor license renewal.

Monkoor Corporation t/a S.E. Market ; 1500 Independence Ave SE; liquor license renewal.

Wine Root, Inc t/a New Congressional Liquor ; 404 1st Street, SE; liquor license renewal.

1247 E Street, SE; two-year time extension of variance/restaurant use; Owner: 1247 ESE, LLC,.

500 13th Street, SE; use variance/office use in the RF-1 Zone ; Owner: Fulcrum Properties Group.

818 Potomac Avenue, SE; Paving: ADA Curb Ramp, Paving: Curb & Gutter(s), Paving: Driveway(s) New- Commercial, Paving: Leadwalk Only, Paving: Patio (porous concrete/pervious pavers ONLY), Paving: Sidewalk(s), Landscaping: Tree Planting, Projections: Areaway Entrance, Projections: Bay Window(s), Over Head Work: Streetlight(s) Installation

816 Potomac Avenue, SE; concept/four-story side addition; Owner: Thomas Jefferson Real Estate, LLC.

Letter to HPO regarding staff level review.

Letter to MPD regarding statistics.

Wednesday, April 11

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

Among items on the draft agenda:

Allure Lounge, 711 H Street NE – Settlement Agreement.

Red Bear Brewing Company, 1130 3rd Street NE – new license.

Discussion:  NoMa Farmers Market, 1st and Pierce Street, NE, Sundays 7:30am-3:00pm May-October.

Cava Grill, 523 H Street NE – Public Space Application for an unenclosed sidewalk café.

Buredo, 111 K Street, NE – Public Space Application for an unenclosed sidewalk café.

Discussion:  DDOT budget oversight hearing, April 24 – issues to raise at the hearing.

732 4th Street, NE, Historic Preservation Application – concept approval for rear and rooftop additions.

732 4th Street NE, Zoning Adjustment Application – special exception from lot occupancy requirements.

1139 6th Street NE, Zoning Adjustment Application – special exceptions to construct rear and third story addition.

Discussion of legislation: Department of Buildings Establishment Act of 2018, (split off from DCRA).

NoMa Parks update.

Save Good Food Amendment Act of 2017, B22-0072 and Residential Composting Incentives Act of 2017, B22-501.

Thursday, April 12

ANC6A meets at 7:00pm, Miner Elementary, 601 Fifteenth Street, NE.

Among items on the draft agenda:

Presentation:  Metropolitan Police Department representatives from First and Fifth Districts.

Presentation:  D.C. Department of Health Rodent and Vector Control | Gerard Brown, Program Manager.

Consideration of Committee Recommendation: The ANC not protest the license renewal of 7 River, LLC t/a 7. River Mart (250 11th Street NE).

Consideration of Committee’s Suggested Motion: The ANC protest the license renewal of Sky Globe, Inc., t/a Grand Liquors (409 15th Street NE) unless the ABL Committee recommends not protesting at its April 17, 2018 meeting.

Consideration of Committee Recommendation:  ANC 6A send a letter of conditional support to DDOT for Loaf Coffee’s (101 15th Street NE) public space application for a sidewalk cafe if and only if trash storage has been moved off of public space prior to the April 12,2018 ANC 6A meeting. Support should also be conditional on the applicant’s agreement to a. operate the sidewalk café space from 7:00am to 9:00pm M-F and 8:00am to 9:00pm, S-S; b. take reasonable efforts to contain noise within the sidewalk café space; c. agree not to play music, amplified or otherwise, including live performances; c. use easily moveable chairs and table which will be stored and locked up when not in use; d. no trash container on public space; e. maintain tree box, sidewalk and gutter cleanliness.

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

Saturday, April 14

Friends of the Southeast Library Book Sale Saturday, April 14, 10:00am-3:00pm.

History, biography, mystery, fantasy, literature, photography, cookbooks – many brand new. Plus, most books are only $1. Proceeds from sales help fund library programs for children.


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