The Week Ahead… & Reminder on Eastern Market Survey

Eastern Market Metro, Thursday, February 6, circa 6:30pm.

The Week Ahead… & Reminder on Eastern Market Survey

by Larry Janezich

Reminder:  The opportunity to take the survey to provide community input on the future of Eastern Market ends soon – possibly this week.  Here’s the link to the survey:

The Week Ahead….

Monday, February 10

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

Among items on the draft agenda:

Public Safety Report- First District MPD (PSA 103, PSA 105 & PSA 106) Capt. Pulliam, Lt. Donigian, Lt. Anderson.

Consent agenda:

Letter of Support – Interim to Permanent Principal Dohrman at Jefferson Middle School Academy.

2020 Race for Hope, May 23, 2020

Resolution requesting increased funding to include shorter headways for Route 74 Buses.

Letter to DCHA RE: 20-year Transformation Plan.

Letter on Air Quality Concerns at Buzzard Point.


Short-term Family Housing Provider and Unity Update – Jay Melder.

Capital Grid Project Update – Jamaal Jordan.

Providence Health Imaging Center.

CitizenM, 550 School Street, SW – request for Class C Hotel liquor license.

Gatsby Restaurant, 1201 Half Street, SE – Public Space Application.

Atlas Brewing, 1201 Half Street, SE – Public Space Application.

Comprehensive Plan Resolution.

Riverpoint Bulkhead Comments.

ANC6A Community Outreach Committee meets at 7:00pm, Eastern High School, Parent Center, 1700 East Capitol Street NE (Enter from East Capitol Street)

Among items on the draft agenda:


Mr. Gottlieb Simon, Director, Office of Advisory Neighborhood Commissions.

Tuesday, February 11

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

Among items on the draft agenda:

Consent Agenda

411 New Jersey Avenue, SE, Historic Preservation Application – Concept – New construction of 2 homes.

1249 South Carolina Avenue, SE, Zoning Adjustment Application – Special Exception/Variance to construct a rear addition to an existing apartment house.

Comprehensive Plan Comments:

ANC 6B Working Group Comp Plan Comments.

Capitol Hill Village Comp Plan Comments.

Environmental Protection Element Comp Plan Comments.

Transportation Element Comp Plan Comments.

Letter and 311 Notice to DDOT to Remove AM Rush Lane from 900 Block of I Street, SE.


Katherine Whitehouse, Office of At-Large Councilmember Robert C. White, Jr.

Tortuga Caribbean Bar & Grille, 514 8th Street, SE – Request for Substantial Change to add an Entertainment Endorsement with Cover Charge inside the premises only.

Finn McCool’s, 713 8th Street, SE – Request for Substantial Change for Class Change from a Retailer Class “C” Restaurant to a Retailer Class “C” Tavern license.

1624 E Street, SE, Zoning Adjustment Application – Special Exception to raze the existing two-story, semi-detached principal dwelling unit, and to construct a three-story, detached principal dwelling unit.

710 E Street, SE, Historic Preservation Application – rear 3-story addition.

Planning and Zoning Committee Comp Plan Comments:

Comp Plan comments on SE Boulevard.

Comp Plan comments on 1333M/Washington Gas Triangle.

Comp plans comments on 15th Street Commercial Corridor.

Traffic Safety Options for 16th & Independence Avenue, SE.

DDOT Plans to Widen D-4 Exit from 695 to 11th Street, SE.

Hill East Task Force report.

Livable Community Task Force report.

Letter to Public Space Committee on ANC 6B Input for Phase I of Eastern Market Metro Park Plaza.

Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee report.

Working Group on Barrack’s Row report.

Election of Committee Chairs & Re-establishment of Task Forces.

ANC Resolution to commemorate 100 years of Women’s Suffrage.

Request for consideration of a resolution on the DC Archives.

Wednesday, February 12

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

Among items on the draft agenda:


Christopher Wade, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Community Outreach Specialist.

Junction Bistro, Bar, and Bakery, 238 Massachusetts Avenue, NE, new, stipulated license.

Butter Chicken, 500 H Street, NE, ABRA-116156, new Class “D” tavern license.

Sidamo Coffee & Tea, 417 H Street NE, renewal, Class “C” restaurant.

RESA. 22 M Street NE, Public Space Application – parking garage safety improvements.

Logan School, 215 G Street, NE, Public Space Application – bike racks, fence, landscaping, new driveway.

1212 6th Street, NE, one story addition, multiple changes including porch, driveway, etc.

500 H Street NE, Public Space Application – sidewalk café.

H Street, NE, safety concerns – 3rd and 6th Streets, NE.

6th Street, NE, budget request – fixes between K and Florida, including ADA-compliance.

North Capitol Street, NE,  safety improvements between Massachusetts Avenue and R Street.

627 Orleans Place, NE, Zoning Adjustment Application – construction of a rear deck.

508 D Street NE, Zoning Adjustment Application – construction of a rear addition.

653 8th Street, NE, Zoning Adjustment Application – addition of a fourth apartment and rooftop equipment.

Draft amendments to Comprehensive Plan (Elements: Capitol Hill, Central DC, Upper NE Area, Generalized Policy Map, Future Land Use Map, Other elements).

1133 North Capitol Street, redevelopment update – Mr. Courtney.

Rock ‘n Roll Marathon, March 28, 2020.

NoMa Parks Foundation, update.

Draft Comprehensive Plan (Elements: Environmental Protection, Arts and Culture).

Thursday, February 13

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

Among items on the draft agenda:


Lewis Ferebee, Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools.

Oversight of the Office of ANC – Shawn J. Hilgendorf, Director, Committee on Facilities and Procurement.

Letter to District of Columbia Homeland Security and Management Agency in support of the 2020 Capitol Hill Classic.

Motion to add the comments of the TPS to those of EDZ regarding the DC Comprehensive Plan and submit the comments.

Letter to DDOT in opposition to the application for a driveway through public space at the rear of 1518 North Carolina Avenue, NE.

Letter to DDOT asking for enforcement of DCMR 24-102 with respect to overgrown hedge at 100 14th Street, NE, for safety reasons and request the online 311 be modified to facilitate reporting of public space violations.

Consideration of whether to alter or amend a letter of opposition to DDOT for an application to permit the construction of a fourth apartment and the installation of new rooftop mechanical equipment, in an existing three-unit apartment house at 653 8th Street, NE/ 807 G Street, NE (BZA #20190) in the RF-1 Zone, based on the fact that there would be fewer than 250 square feet on the lot per unit.

Letter to real estate agents active on Capitol Hill informing them of the Residential Parking Permit restrictions in place for any address on H Street.

Submission changes to the DC Comprehensive Plan that are a merger of the already approved recommendations and the changes submitted by Capitol Hill Village.

Letter of support to Mr. Clifford Dixon, Permit Expeditor regarding permits for excavation foundation and building not issued yet) for:

  1. an after-hours permit application that would allow work by the Eliot-Hine Middle School construction team to start at 6:00 am Monday through Saturday; and
  2. authorization to work on the following holidays in 2020 to ensure the ability to meet the construction schedule: Washington’s Birthday, 02/17/2020; DC Emancipation Day, 04/16/2020; Memorial Day, 5/25/2020; Independence Day, 7/3/2020; Labor Day, 9/7/2020; Indigenous Peoples’ Day, 10/12/2020; Veterans Day, 11/11/2020.

Letter to DDOT re: Small Cell Design Guidelines.

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