The Week Ahead….ANC6B Task Force Tackles Barracks Row Problems Monday – SE Safeway Groundbreaking on Wednesday
by Larry Janezich
Monday, June 25
ANC6B’s Community Outreach and Constituent Services Task Force meets at 7:00pm, first floor conference room in the Hine Project at 700 Pennsylvania Ave SE. The entrance is next door to the ground-level entrance to Trader Joe’s.
The agenda will include a discussion of the pedestrian and patron climate on 8th Street along Barracks Row. Representatives from MPD, 7-11, and other civic organizations will be invited to attend and share updates and strategies for addressing recent complaints of harassment and other issues along the corridor.
The task force has also invited brief presentations from Grif Johnson representing ‘Quiet Clean DC’ to talk about a leaf blower bill before the DC Council and a brief presentation from the DC ReInvest Coalition regarding DC’s relationship with Wells Fargo.
For more information, please contact O&CS task force chair Jennifer Samolyk, Commissioner 6B01 at firstname.lastname@example.org
ANC 6A Community Outreach Committee meets at 7:00pm, at Eastern High School, Parent Center (Enter from East Capitol Street).
Presentation on Eliot Hine Modernization Project.
Tuesday, June 26
ANC6B Executive Committee meets at 7:00pm in Hill Center.
To set the agenda for the July 10th meeting of ANC6B.
Wednesday, June 27
Groundbreaking for the development of the Southeast Safeway at 415 14th Street, SE will take place at the site at 9:30am on Wednesday, as reported last week by The Hill Rag. Construction of the five story mixed use residential/retail project will take two years and bring 325 apartments, a new Safeway, and 403 below grade parking spaces to the neighborhood. Capitol Hill Corner reported details on and renderings of the project here: https://bit.ly/2yDj41t
Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee meets at 7:00 pm, North Hall, Eastern Market.
Among items on the draft agenda:
Update on Budget Matters
Market Manager’s Report
Capital Improvements subcommittee Report
Thursday, June 28
Capitol Hill Restoration Society Members Forum, 7:00pm, at Hill Center.
Presentation: Mapping Early Washington – DC history specialist Brian Kraft will present his current research on mapping early Washington which will include historical background on landownership, early developers, and early residents. This event is open to the public.
Friday, June 29
Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen holds community office hours at The Pretzel Bakery at 15th and C Streets, SE, from 8:00am – 9:30am.