The Week Ahead…ANC Highlights…Some Photos from the Past Week

The Week Ahead…ANC Highlights…Some Photos from the Past Week

by Larry Janezich

ANC Highlights:

Tuesday at ANC6B

  • Councilmember Elissa Silverman on redistricting

Wednesday at ANC6C

  • Commander Ralph McLean, new MPD commander, First District
  • Update on L and M Street encampments
  • Bike Network updates: 1st Street NE cycle track and K Street NE underpass
  • H Street situation, need for additional police support

Thursday at ANC6A

  • Everett Lott, Acting Director, District Department of Transportation.
  • DC Redistricting Process – Samuel Rosen-Amy, Chief of Staff, Councilmember-at-Large Elissa Silverman

The Week Ahead…

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

ANC6B holds a virtual meeting at 7:00pm.

To join the meeting, go here:  https://anc6b.org/event/full-anc-meeting-8/?instance_id=105

Among items on the draft agenda:

Presentations:

  • Anthony Diallo, DCRA and Kelsey Coleman, BBB – DCRA Contractor Rating System Partners with Better Business Bureau.
  • Councilmember Elissa Silverman – Redistricting. (more info here:  https://bit.ly/3iT9Nap)

Alcoholic Beverage Control Committee

  • Association for the Preservation of Historic Congressional Cemetery, 1801 E Street, SE: Application for Retailer’s Class “CX” Multipurpose Facility liquor license
  • Tortuga Caribbean Bar & Grille, 514 8th Street, SE: Request to expand existing Entertainment Endorsement to the rooftop Summer Garden; Retailer’s Class “C” Restaurant liquor license.
  • Harvest Tide Steak House: 212 7th Street, SE: Retailer’s Class “C” Restaurant liquor license.  Discussion on Settlement Agreement

Planning and Zoning Committee                              

  • 2021 Rock N Roll Half Marathon.
  • 152 11th Street SE; Bureau of Zoning Adjustment Application. Special Exception to construct a two-story garage with accessory apartment to an existing, attached, three-story principal dwelling unit. 
  • 1227 E Street SE; Zoning Adjustment Application. Special Exception to construct a rear, two-story addition to an existing, attached, two-story unit.   
  • 1713 D Street SE; Zoning Adjustment Application. Special Exception to construct a third story addition and a three-story rear addition to an existing, attached, two-story, principal dwelling unit.   
  • 1241 Independence Ave SE; Zoning Adjustment Application. Special Exception to construct a roof deck addition to an existing, detached, accessory.
  • 1007 8th Street SE; Historic Preservation Application. Permit Review for deck addition in existing yard at The Brig. 

Wednesday, October 13

ANC6C will hold a virtual meeting at 7:00pm.

To join the meeting, go here:  https://anc6c.org/hot-topics/

Among items on the draft agenda:

Announcements:

  • Commander Ralph McLean, new MPD commander, First District

Presentation:

  • Update on L and M Street encampments – Rebecca Smith, Chief of Staff, Department of Behavioral Health

Environment, Parks, and Events Committee

  • Federal properties in ANC6C, representative from National Park Service
  • Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon, representative will discuss route through ANC6C

Transportation and Public Space Committee

  • Bike Network updates: 1st Street NE cycle track and K Street NE underpass
  • Public Space usage for Georgetown Law construction, 2nd Street between E and F NW
  • H Street NE bridge replacement, environmental assessment
  • Written testimony, confirmation of Acting DDOT Director Lott
  • Written testimony, amendments to the statute on abandoned and dangerous vehicles

Planning, Zoning, and Economic Development Committee (Mark Eckenwiler, chair)

  • 638 East Capitol Street, NE, Zoning Adjustment Application. Three story rear addition to four-story dwelling.
  • 626 Lexington Place, NE. Historic Preservation Application.   Two-story rear addition and renovations. 
  • 227, 233-235, 237-239 Massachusetts Ave NE, Historic Preservation Application. Revised application, penthouses.
  • Capitol Crossing, Zoning Application. Second stage PUD application, mixed use buildings, Center Block. 
  • 521 Florida Avenue, NE. Zoning Adjustment Application.  Third story addition and second floor railing on porch.
  • Proposed zoning amendments. Regulations for vehicle and bicycle parking and loading. 

New Business

  • H Street situation, need for additional police support—Joel Kelty.

Thursday, October 14

ANC6A holds a virtual meeting at 7:00pm.

To join the meeting, go here:   https://anc6a.org/community-calendar/

Among items on the draft agenda:

Presentations: 

  • Everett Lott, Acting Director, District Department of Transportation.
  • DC Redistricting Process – Samuel Rosen-Amy, Chief of Staff, Councilmember-at-Large Elissa Silverman
  • Proposed ANC6A letter to DDOT stating that the ANC preferred rank ordered options of the DDOT bike lane designs for the 1300 block of North Carolina Avenue, NE, are Alternatives B, E and then C. Concept 1 for the intersection at 14th St NE is the preferred initial design option.

Community Outreach Committee

  • ANC6A send a letter to Mayor Bowser supporting the DC Universal Basic Income Coalition’s request that the Mayor join Mayors for a Guaranteed Income as demonstration of support for a guaranteed income or the residents of the District of Columbia.

Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Committee

  • ANC6A protest of the application of Daru at 1451 Maryland Avenue, NE, renewal of its Class C Tavern License unless a Settlement Agreement is finalized prior to the protest deadline.
  • ANC 6A protest of the application of Lydia Restaurant & Lounge at 1427 H Street, NE, for a Class C Restaurant liquor license unless a Settlement Agreement is finalized prior to the protest deadline.

Transportation and Public Space

  • Proposed ANC6A letter to DDOT stating that the ANC preferred rank ordered options of the DDOT bike lane designs for the 1300 block of North Carolina Avenue, NE, are Alternatives B, E and then C. Concept 1 for the intersection at 14th St NE is the preferred initial design option.
  • Proposed ANC6A letter of support to DDOT for TSA [insert number requesting all-way stop signs at 16th Street NE and Constitution Avenue NE, including the consideration of raised crosswalks if the all-way stop request is denied.
  • Proposed ANC6A letter of support to DDOT for the 2021 Rock ‘n Roll Marathon street closures for the race taking place on November 13, 2021.

Economic Development and Zoning Committee

  • Proposed ANC 6A letter of support to BZA for a special exception from the rear yard requirements to construct a two-story rear addition to an existing, attached, principal dwelling unit at 248 10th Street, NE.

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