The Week Ahead….Community Meeting on Eastern Market Metro Plaza Redevelopment on Monday

Union Station Portico, April 16, circa 3:00pm.

The Week Ahead….Community Meeting on Eastern Market Metro Plaza Redevelopment

by Larry Janezich

Monday, May 13

ANC6D meets at 7:00pm, 1100 4th Street, SW

Among items on the draft agenda:

Public Safety Report- First District MPD (PSA 103, PSA 105 & PSA 106) Capt. Mongal, Capt. Dorrough, Lt. Lavenhouse

Presentations:

ABRA – Sarah Fashbaugh.

Eagle Academy Charter School – Karen Alston.

Office of the Attorney General Community Engagement Coordinator – John Green.

Department of Housing and Community Development – Director Polly Donaldson.

DDOT Presentation re “Red Top” Accessible Parking Meter Program in Capitol Riverfront/SW BID area.

Resolution Regarding WMATA late night service and for-hire ride subsidy proposal.

DDOT Update on New Jersey Ave SE and I Street SE intersection.

Letter of Opposition RE Mayor’s Resolution to Cut Grants for Commission of the Arts.

ABC Committee Report:

La Vie, 88 District Square, SW: revised/updated Cooperative Agreement.

The Grill, 99 Market Square, SW: Cooperative Agreement for new Restaurant Liquor License w/ Summer Garden.

Odyssey: updated Cooperative Agreement.

Spirit Cruises 077414 (4 marine vessels): updated Cooperative Agreement.

Spirit Cruises 098753 (8 marine vessels): updated Cooperative Agreement.

Development, Planning, and Transportation.

Half Street SW:  Public Space Application.

Letter to DDOT RE Request for Meeting with DDOT to discuss ANC 6D Transportation Issues.

Community Meeting on Redevelopment of the Eastern Market Metro Plaza (Parcel 4 – Metro Canopy)

ANC6B Taskforce on Redesign of Eastern Market Metro Plaza meets at 7:00pm at The Corner Store, 900 South Carolina Avenue, SE.

Agenda:

General Impressions of Metro Plaza Design.

Metro Plaza as a Crossroads: Connectivity

With Barracks Row

With Eastern Market

With the SE Library

Metro Plaza as a place to “Walk to” rather than “Walk through”

As an urban park

As a venue for special events

Maintenance Planning

Weathering the Construction Phase

Tuesday, May 14

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

Among items on the draft agenda:

Presentations:

Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge Project Representative: Follow-up from February meeting http://www.southcapbridgeproject.com/

DC Water presentation on lead in drinking water, lead service line replacement, and the newly passed lead service line replacement assistance legislation.

Alcoholic Beverage Control Committee Liquor License Renewals.

See list here:  http://bit.ly/2Y40Az2

Update on Potomac Ave Metro Plaza Redesign – Sarah Davidson, Insight Property Group.

302 South Carolina, SE – Zoning Adjustment Application – Special Exception to construct a two-story rear addition to an existing, attached principal dwelling.

717 6th Street, SE – Historic Preservation Application – Concept: 3 story addition.

915 East Capitol Street, SE – Historic Preservation Application – demolition and and reconstruct rear addition, no change in footprint.

203 rear 3rd Street, SE – Historic Preservation Application – Concept: one story addition at rear.

A follow up request given ask for the pavement ratings of all local and federal blocks in 6B.

Reports:

Hill East Task Force

Livable Community Task Force

Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee Report

Working Group on Barrack’s Row

Eastern Market Metro Park Advisory Committee meets at 9:30am, 200 I Street, SE. 

Agenda:

Project Timeline Update

Schedule updates

Interim playground

NCPC Hearing – May 2

CFA Hearing – May 16

Plan Overview

Reasons for changes

Discussion of changes from first previous EMMPAT and Community Meetings

Feedback and community concerns/questions

Other Discussion Points 

Celebrate Capitol Hill

Future Meetings and Next Steps

Next Community Meeting – mid/late June

Next EMMPAT Meetings – Set firm recurring schedule

Community Attendees Q&A

Wednesday, May 15

Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee meets at 7:00pm, North Hall, Eastern Market.

Among items on the draft agenda:

Tenant’s Council Report on Outstanding resolutions

Rediscover Eastern Market celebration

Plans to date: Barry Margeson

Docent led tours: Monte Edwards

Market Managers Report

Status of the HVAC study

Marketing and Promotion

Lease update

Parking

300 block 7th Street

Eastern Market Mero Plaza Update

RFP for DGS Comprehensive Study – Update

Application Advisory Review Subcommittee

Tenant’s Council Report

Thursday, May 16

Sector 2 (PSAs 104, 107, 108) Community Meeting at 7:00pm, at location TBA.

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