The Week Ahead…Early Voting at Sherwood Recreation Center, 640 10th St. NE, M-F, 8:30am – 7:00pm

The Joy of Dance – trickier when you’re balancing a watermelon – but Aminata Phillips made this look easy last Tuesday morning near Eastern Market Metro. She learned this from her grandmother in Sierra Leone.

The Week Ahead…Early Voting at Sherwood Recreation Center, 640 10th St. NE, M-F, 8:30am – 7:00pm

by Larry Janezich

Monday, June 11

ANC6D meets at 7:00pm at 1100 4th Street, SW, second floor conference room.

Among items on the draft agenda:

Presentation:  Executive Office of the Mayor/DDOT – All Stars Game on July 17

Presentation:  DDOT Planning Update – New Circulator Route, Capitol Bikeshare Expansion into 6D07

Presentation:  Restaurant Opportunities Center – Candace Cunningham

Presentation:  Save Our Tips – Kevin Wrege

Presentation:  Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge Project Update

District Hardware and Bike, 730 Maine Avenue, SW – Request to update liquor license Community Agreement re outside and Sunday hours.

Aslin Beer Garden, 1299 First Street, SE – new Tavern liquor license for outdoor beer garden with food trucks.

Holiday Inn, 550 C Street, SW – new retail liquor license to permit consumption off licensed premises.

Del Mar, 791 Wharf Street, SW – Amendment to liquor license to permit third summer garden.

250 M Street, SW – Zoning Application, modification of consequence.

DC United Noise Mitigation Plan.

Cambria Hotel – Transportation Study for Q Street, SW.

Resolution to DDOT – Parking impacts during Jefferson MS’ Modernization.

Resolution t DDOT – 2nd Street, SW, cycle track.

Resolution to DDOT – Traffic Calming Study – N Street, SE, between Sought Capitol and First Street, SE

Resolution to DDOT – 600 Block of M Street, SW.

Author Talk with Elliot Carlson, 7:00pm, Southeast Library, Lower level

Stanley Johnston’s Blunder: The story of a Chicago Tribune reporter who may have exposed a vitally important US naval secret during WWII.  Carlson discusses the book, which draws on recently released 75 year old grand jury testimony.

Tuesday, June 12

ANC 6B meets at 7:00pm at the Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE.

Among items on the draft agenda: 

Presentation:  Crown Castle presentation about the addition of “small cell” solutions on existing right-of-way infrastructure to improve the quality of wireless service throughout the District.

Barracks Lane Restaurant, 517 8th Street, SE (formerly Las Placitas) – New Application for a Retailer’s Class “C” Tavern license with a sidewalk café endorsement.  Seating for 99 + 12 seats on sidewalk café; Proposed Hours: Sun. — Thurs. 10 am – 1:30 am; Fri. — Sat. 10 am – 2:30 am; Sidewalk Hours: 10 am – 12 Midnight.

232 South Carolina Avenue, SE – Historic Preservation Application for a revised concept/front and side porch.

14 7th Street, SE – Historic Preservation Application for a concept/one-story addition at side-court.

526 8th Street, SE (Shakespeare Parking lot) – Historic Preservation Application for a concept/ new three-story mixed use building.

322 8th Street, SE – Zoning Adjustment Application for a special exception to construct a second story and roof deck addition to an existing accessory structure.

322 8th Street, SE – Historic Preservation Application for a concept/ construct second-story addition at existing one-story garage.

237 10th Street, SE – Historic Preservation Application for a concept/ new one-story garage.

237 10th Street, SE – Zoning Adjustment Application for a special exception to expand an existing rear deck addition to an existing principal dwelling unit and construct a rear accessory garage.

Letter to relevant parties regarding Kingman Park and the historic designation process.

Letter from Commissioner Waud regarding Potomac Gardens artist grant.

Letter regarding solar project at Congressional Cemetery.

Wednesday, June 13

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

Among items on the draft agenda:

Fancy Radish, 600 H Street, NE – Class C restaurant liquor license addition, request for extended hours.

Kogod Liquors, 441 New Jersey Avenue, NE – class A retail liquor license renewal and addition to allow tasting.

Union Kitchen Grocery, 538 Third Street, NE – neighbor complaints about noise issues.

Union Market streetscape.

NoMa/Mt. Vernon Triangle Bicycle Network Study.

Liaison Hotel, 415 New Jersey Avenue, NW – construction, application.

212 A Street, NE – Historic Preservation Application for concept approval, rear and side additions, new garage.

637 E Street, NE – Historic Preservation Application concept approval for new basement entry.

NoMa Parks Foundation, status on park projects and underpass installations.

Urban Farming, involving the community in nature, nutrition, and healthy eating.

Thursday, June 14

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

Among items on the draft agenda:

Presentation:  DDOT presentation responding to requests for All Way Stop at 8th and D Streets; traffic calming on the 400 – 600 blocks of 10th Street, NE; and an update on C Street (regarding the latter, see below agenda item).  Derek Voight, Traffic Operations and Safety Division and Lee Goodall, Community Engagement Manager

Presentation:  LimeBike dockless bikeshare.  Jason Starr, D.C. General Manager.

Presentation:  Initiative 77 presentation.  Ryan Aston, Restaurant Workers of America.

Recommendation re Dangerously Delicious Pies: ANC6A protest the request by Dangerously Delicious Pies (1339 H Street, NE) for expansion to its second floor with outdoor seating unless a signed settlement agreement is submitted prior to the protest date, which requires the roof deck to be closed at 11:00 pm on weeknights and 12:00 am on weekends, with a three-month trial period where the ANC agrees to revisit the hours after that period has expired. If such a Settlement Agreement is reached, the ANC will submit a letter in support of a stipulated license for the substantial change.

Recommendation regarding DDOT Rehabilitation of C Street: ANC 6A send a letter to DDOT asking them to alter their plan for the C Street, NE, Rehabilitation project to revert it back as much as possible to what was presented to the community in February of 2018.

Recommendation re 220 14th Place, NE: ANC6A send a letter of support to for a Zoning Adjustment for an exemption from the lot occupancy requirements and from the rear yard requirements to allow construction of a rear addition to an existing nonconforming structure in the RF-1 Zone, on condition that the applicant makes their best effort to get a letter of support from 224 14th Place, NE

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

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