The Week Ahead… Community Safety Meeting Monday Night

Looks like Tommy Glasgow at Eastern Market’s Market Lunch has planted a flag. Click to enlarge.

The Week Ahead…Community Safety Meeting Monday Night

by Larry Janezich

Monday, September 16

ANC 6A Transportation & Public Space Committee Meets at 7:00pm, Capitol Hill Towers, 900 G Street, NE.

Among the items on the draft agenda:

Consideration of support for closing the 800 – 1000 block of East Capitol Street on the evening of October 31, 2019, if requested by the residents of those blocks.

Drafting of initial recommendations to improve safety and accountability for shared bikes, scooters and mopeds. These may include: requiring companies to provide usage and compliance data to DDOT or another City agency, establishment of appropriate parking locations and regulations governing their use, transfer of enforcement to DDOT (to include enforcement of age and occupancy restrictions). A DDOT representative will attend.

Revisiting the issue of maintaining public access to pocket parks. If families with young children are in attendance, this item will be taken out of order at the beginning of the meeting.

If time permits: consideration of proposing specific “micromobility corral” locations.

Community Safety Meeting at 7:00pm, Friendship Chamberlin School, 1345 Potomac Avenue, SE.


MPD First District Commander Kane and MPD officials are expected to attend the meeting which will focus on the recent shootings in Hill East, at 12th and I Streets, SE. This follows Kane’s appearance at ANC6D last Monday night to discuss a series of shootings in SW.

Tuesday, September 17

ANC6A Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Committee meets at 7:00pm, Sherwood Recreation center, 10th and G Streets, NE.

Among items on the draft agenda:

Discussion of recent changes to ABL Committee membership.

Duffy’s Irish Pub, 1016 H Street, NE – Discussion of substantial change application for addition of sports wagering to operations.

Gold Room Bar/Lounge, 1370 H Street, NE – Discussion of restaurant liquor license application.

ANC6B Working Group on Barracks Row meets at 6:30pm, at 700 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, 1st Floor Conference Room.

Agenda not available at press time.

Capitol Hill Restoration Society Board of Directors meet at 6:30pm, Capitol Hill Townhomes, 750 6th Street, SE.

Agenda not available at press time.

Wednesday, September 18

ANC6B holds a Special Call Meeting on Eastern Market Metro Park Project at 7:00pm at The Corner Store Arts, 900 South Carolina Avenue, SE. The purpose of the meeting will be to finalize and vote on ANC6B’s formal review of the DC Department of General Services (DGS) Eastern Market Metro Park Project (EMMPP) for submission to the DC government Public Space Committee as an input into its September26th hearing on the project.

Residents will be given an opportunity to speak and are also encouraged to send ANC6B any written comments prior to the meeting. Detailed information on the project can be found at


Brief Summary of the Plans submitted by DGS to the DC Public Space Committee

Comments and questions by members of the Community

Commissioners’ discussion and finalization of draft text of ANC6B’s submission to the Public Space Committee re the EMMPP application.

Vote of ANC6B on final text of Review Submission.

ANC6A Economic Development & Zoning Committee meets at 7:00pm at Sherwood Recreation Center, 640 10th Street, NE.

Among items on the draft agenda:

114 15th Street, NE – Zoning Adjustment Application, to permit construction of a two-story rear addition to an existing, attached principal dwelling unit.

901 H Street, NE – Zoning Adjustment Application for a Modification of Consequence to an approved PUD to permit veterinary hospital use in the ground floor of the approved mixed-use residential building on the Property.

1101–1107 H Street, NE – Zoning Application to re-zone the five properties along the south side of the 1100 block of H Street, NE – from NC-16 to NC-17.

1356 North Carolina Avenue, NE – Historic Preservation Application for special exceptions to construct a one-story rear addition to an existing, attached principal dwelling unit.

Capitol Hill Restoration Society Preservation Café meets 6:30pm at East City Bookshop, 645 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE.


Presentation: Advice from Our Arborists – Ward 6 Arborists, Steve McKindlely-Ward and Alex Grieve will be the featured speakers.

Opening Reception for art exhibition at Hill Center, 6:30pm – 8:30pm.

Hill Center Galleries invites you to an opening reception with the following artists as they celebrate a series of exhibitions featuring:

Holly Ahrens

Alan Braley

Nico Gozal

Tara Hamilton

Warren Jackson

Khanh Nguyen

John Pacheco

Tim Eggers, Tex Forrest & Rance Rupp

Young Artists from Nairobi

Exhibitions run September 12-December 1, 2019 For more info see here:

Thursday, September 19

Third Thursday Event, 4:00pm – 8:00pm, on the C Street Plaza SE, between 7th & 8th Streets, SE.

Live music, games, interactive art, kid’s activities, business specials, etc. – organized by Eastern Market Main Street.

House Committee on Oversight and Reform meets at 10:00am in Room 2154 Rayburn to hold a public hearing on a bill provide statehood for the District of Columbia.

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