Draft Agenda – Aug. 5 Regular Monthly Meeting

ANC 2F AGENDA

REGULAR MONTHLY PUBLIC MEETING
Wednesday, August 5, 2015, 7:00 PM
National City Christian Church (5 Thomas Circle, NW)

 

REMINDER: The location for this meeting will be the National City Christian Church at 5 Thomas Circle, NW. Please enter through the 14th St courtyard.

 

Note: Please visit www.anc2f.org to see the most up-to-date version of this agenda, which includes tracked additions and deletions that occur after this version of the agenda is distributed by email.

Call to order at 7:00 p.m.

COMMUNITY FORUM

 

•    Commissioner Announcements 7:00
•    Report from Metropolitan Police Department, Third District, PSA 307 7:05
•    Report from Councilmember Jack Evans’ office 7:15
•    Report from the Executive Office of the Mayor 7:25
•    Community Announcements 7:30

 

– 5 minute recess –

 

BUSINESS MEETING

 

•   Approval of Agenda 7:40
•   Approval of Minutes for July 1, 2015 Monthly Public Meeting 7:40

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

ABRA Policy Committee (APC) | Kate Gordon, Chair

•    Committee votes:

o  Revisions to “In Stereo, LLC” (1410 14th St, NW) SA terms

•    Other Committee items (no votes taken):

o  Substantial change request to Hotel Helix’s (1430 Rhode Island Ave NW) Class “C” Hotel license for a summer roof garden

o  Substantial change request from Class “C” Restaurant to Class “C” Tavern license for Veranda (1100 P St, NW – 2F04)

7:45

 

Community Development Committee (CDC) | Kevin Deeley, Chair

   Committee Report:

o  Final HRPB concept review for 1001 O St, NW

o  DDOT public space application for an unenclosed sidewalk café at 1400 L St, NW (Bunna Ethiopian Café)

o  DDOT public space application for the purpose of fixture (bollard exception) at 1530 14th St, NW

8:00

 

Crime and Public Safety Committee (CPSC) | Charlie Bengel, Chair

•    Committee Report 8:15

Education Committee | Pepin Tuma, Chair

•    Committee Report 8:25

OLD BUSINESS

[none]

NEW BUSINESS

•    Grant request from [5th annual] Little Goblins Parade organizers 8:35

 

TREASURER’S REPORT
•    Approval of Quarterly Report for FY2015 Q3 (Apr – Jun) 8:45
•    Approval of Expenditures 8:50

NOTICE: This agenda provided by ANC 2F in advance of its public meetings contains matters that are expected to come before the Commission. It is, however, subject to formal adoption by the Commission at the meeting, which may result in additions or deletions to the draft. Individuals who may have official business before the Commission or persons with interests in specific matters are advised to contact the Executive Director or a Commissioner in advance of the meeting. See www.ANC2F.org for contact information.

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July 22 CDC Meeting Summary

The following is a summary of official actions* taken by the ANC 2F Community Development Committee (CDC) at its July 22, 2015 meeting, as well as other agenda items that came before the Committee but which did not require a vote.

Actions Taken:

  • The CDC voted unanimously (9-0) to recommend that the full ANC send a letter to the Historic Preservation Office (HPO) advising staff that the CDC was unable to consider the final design for 1001 O St, NW. The Committee determined that the Applicant failed to adhere to CDC presentation rules, which clearly require that presenters provide sufficient printed copies of presentation materials for the Committee’s review at the meeting. A motion to suspend the CDC’s presentation rules in order to consider the Applicant’s request failed (by a vote of 1-7-1). As part of the former, adopted motion, Commissioner Deeley included remarks advising HPO that ANC 2F’s comments on the application would be delayed because of the Applicant’s failure to adhere to Committee rules.
  • The CDC voted unanimously (9-0) to recommend that the full ANC send a letter to the DDOT Public Space Committee recommending denial of Bunna Ethiopian Café’s (1400 L St, NW) application for an unenclosed sidewalk café. The Committee’s vote was the procedural result of the Applicant’s failure to attend the meeting and address the Committee.
  • The CDC voted (8-1) to recommend that the full ANC send a letter to the DDOT Public Space Committee in support of the public space application at 1530 14th St, NW, which will allow an exception for installation of a bollard on the corner of the building and a guardrail along the side of the building facing the adjacent alley. The owner of the building detailed the extensive damage to the building structure resulting from delivery trucks, and explained that the requested bollard and guardrail would mitigate further damage to his building. The dissenting Committee member vote expressed a desire for the Applicant to solicit greater community comment from surrounding neighbors about his plans.

Other Agenda Items:

  • None

*All actions taken by the CDC will be presented at the August 2015 ANC 2F regular monthly public meeting for consideration and a final vote by the full Commission. Please note that this meeting summary is provided by ANC 2F as a courtesy for individuals who were not able to attend the CDC meeting. The information contained here within is not an exhaustive summary nor does it constitute official meeting minutes. The above information may not be referenced in any official business matter related to the Commission. Please see the “Minutes” page of the ANC 2F blog for official meeting business.

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TOMORROW 9am: Exclusive Ward 2 Hour at Nt’l Bldg. Museum’s The Beach!

The beach
TOMORROW, July 28, from 9:00-10:00am is Ward 2 Hour at The Beach!

The National Building Museum invites the Wards of Washington, D.C. to its popular Summer Block Party. This summer, the Museum is partnering with Snarkitecture, a Brooklyn-based design firm, to bring the beach indoors—no sunscreen required. As part of the D.C. community, the Museum invites members of each Ward to visit the Museum and BEACH with free admission during your Ward Day.

401 F STREET,NW  | 202-272-2448  |  www.nbm.org

Ready to Visit for Ward 2 Day? Here’s what you need to know:

  • The BEACH will open early for each exclusive Ward Day hour from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.; admission for Ward residents is free until 11 a.m.
  • All visitors must use the F St. doors between 5th St. and 6th St. The Museum is metro accessible via the Red line (Judiciary Square) and the Green/Yellow line (Gallery Place-Chinatown). Please note that all visitors may be subject to a bag check upon arrival.
  • Your Ward Day is determined by your zip code, please bring a valid form of I.D. to present to the admissions desk to confirm your zip code.
  • The general public will be admitted into the Museum at 10 a.m.
  • All visitors must check in at the Museum’s admissions desk to receive their complimentary entrance and admissions wristband to the BEACH and Museum exhibitions.
  • Light refreshments and snacks will be available for purchase at Firehook Bakery on the Museum’s first floor starting at 9a.m. and at Union Kitchen inside the BEACH beginning at 10 a.m.

What is The Beach?

An interactive 10,000 square foot installation in the Museum’s Great Hall, designed with an “ocean” filled with nearly 1 million translucent plastic balls and a shoreline spotted with beach chairs and tables.

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Draft Jul 22 CDC Agenda

AGENDA*

ANC 2F COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEETING
July 22, 2015  |  7:00pm
National City Christian Church (5 Thomas Circle, NW)
Howland Center
Note: please visit www.anc2f.org to see the most up-to-date version of this agenda, which includes any tracked additions and deletions that occur after the agenda is distributed by email.

Call to order at 7:00 p.m.

 

· Approval of Meeting Agenda 7:00
· Approval of June 24, 2015 Meeting Minutes 7:00

 

OLD BUSINESS
· Final HRPB concept review for 1001 O St, NW (2F06) 7:05
NEW BUSINESS
· DDOT public space application for an unenclosed sidewalk café at 1400 L St, NW (Bunna Ethiopian Café – 2F05) 7:30
· DDOT public space application for fixture (bollard exception) at 1530 14th St, NW (2F02) 7:50

OPEN FORUM

NOTICE: This agenda provided by ANC 2F in advance of its public meetings contains matters that are expected to come before the CDC. It is, however, subject to formal adoption by the Committee at the meeting, which may result in additions or deletions to the draft. You many visit www.ANC2F.org for the most up-to-date version of any meeting agenda. Individuals who may have official business before the Committee or persons with interests in specific matters are advised to contact the Executive Director or the CDC Chair in advance of the meeting. See www.ANC2F.org for contact information.

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July 1 Regular Monthly Meeting Summary

COMMISSIONER ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Commissioners Fanning and Bengel congratulated and thanked Eva Lewis, Ward 2 Liaison for the Mayor’s Office of Community Relations and Services, for going above and beyond the duties of role in the short time she’s held the position. The Commissioners thanked Lewis for her service.
  • Commissioner Bengel reminded community members of the upcoming Logan Circle Crime Prevention meeting on Thursday, July 9, co-hosted by Councilmember Jack Evans at the Marriott Marquis hotel. Meeting topics include crime prevention and cameras.
  • Commissioner Tuma announced the upcoming Ward 2 Town Hall meeting on July 8 from 6:30-8:30PM at the Charles Sumner School to discuss education issues.

COMMMUNITY FORUM

  • Councilmember Jack Evans was present and provided several updates to the community related to the recently approved city budget, including: 1) the Council voted on and approved the final, $12.9 billion budget, a third of which is dedicated to human services, the second largest portion of which affirms D.C.’s commitment to invest more dollars per child than any other city or county in the nation, and the third largest portion of which funds our police force and other public safety measures; 2) affordable housing funding this year will increase to $277 million from $170 million; 3) the city had another record surplus this past year, and reserve funds now top $1.87 billion.
  • Commissioner and community questions to Evans covered topics of Garrison elementary school funding, police officer cameras, the Redskins’ name and stadium, affordable housing, street signage and traffic signals, and emergency parking signs. Evans also noted his plans to run for re-election, and shared that the upcoming primaries will be in June 2016.
  • Sgt. David Terestre provided the monthly crime report, which revealed a slight increase in robberies over the same one-month period in 2015 (four versus three robberies), a decrease in total violent crime, and a decrease in property crime and theft (30 vs. 26). Terestre also answered Commissioner and community questions about ongoing MPD efforts to curb prostitution in ANC 2F.
  • A D.C. Water representative attended to address the residential flooding that occurred last week in four homes on the 900 block of P Street, NW. D.C. Water detailed the post-flooding inspection it conducted of the sewer system in the area, and its conclusion that the reported flooding was a series of isolated and difficult to prevent incidents resulting from heavy rains.
  • Eva Lewis, Ward 2 Liaison from the Mayor’s Office of Community Relations and Services, provided four updates: 1) the mayor opened an office at Shannon Place; 2) the minimum wage in D.C. is now $10.50 per hour; 3) the Mayor has a new initiative called FitDC.com; 4) join the Mayor and her staff for the multiple July 4 parades.

ABRA POLICY COMMITTEE (APC) REPORT

  • The Commission voted unanimously to:
    • Withdraw the Commissioner’s previous, procedural protest of Soundcheck nightclub’s (1420 K St, NW) license application, based on conversations with the owner and his multiple assurances of efforts to soundproof the establishment;
    • Protest the Class “C” restaurant license application for El Sol Restaurant & Taqueria (1227 11th St, NW) as a procedural matter in order to maintain ANC 2F’s standing in the upcoming ABRA hearings;
    • Protest the substantial change request (for a summer roof garden) to Hotel Helix’s (1430 Rhode Island Ave, NW) Class “C” hotel license as a procedural matter in order to maintain ANC 2F’s standing in the upcoming ABRA hearings;
    • Enter into a negotiated Settlement Agreement with In Stereo, LLC (1410 14th St, NW – 2nd floor above current Black Whiskey bar) in lieu of protest.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE (CDC) REPORT

  • The Commission voted unanimously to adopt the CDC’s report from its June 2015 meeting, including:
    • Support of the HPRB concept and massing for 1126 9th St, NW, subject to further consideration with a request that the matter return to the CDC and then the full Commissioner for design review;
    • Support of the two separate DDOT public space applications for a sidewalk café at both Table restaurant (903 N St, NW), and Espita Mezcaleria (1250 9th St, NW).

CRIME & PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE (CPSC) REPORT

  • Commissioner Bengel summarized the June CPSC meeting, and highlighted discussion about the trouble area near 14th St, and Riggs St, NW, where over the past twelve months there have been 105 property crimes.
  • Bengel recently went on a safety walk with Commissioner Gordon, MPD Sargeant Terestre, and Frontiers Homeowner Associations VP David Levey around the area in question. As a result of the walk and Bengel’s observations, the Commission unanimously approved Bengel’s motion to request that MPD install a permanent crime camera in the area, as well as a temporary camera until the permanent camera can be installed.

EDUCATION COMMITTEE REPORT

  • Commissioner Tuma thanked the community for its ongoing involvement in the modernization of Garrison Elementary school, and shared that the community was seeking opportunities to improve the school’s soccer field.

OLD BUSINESS

[none]

NEW BUSINESS

  • The Commission determined that a grant request from The Friends of Carter Barron Foundation to support a summer concert series did not meet the grant eligibility criteria established by ANC 2F’s Bylaws.

*Please note that this meeting summary is provided by ANC 2F as a courtesy for individuals who were not able to attend the Regular Monthly Public Meeting. The information contained here within is not an exhaustive summary nor does it constitute official meeting minutes. The above information may not be referenced in any official business matter related to the Commission. Please see the “Minutes” page of the ANC 2F blog for official meeting business.

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Draft Jul. 15 APC Agenda

AGENDA*

ANC 2F ABRA POLICY COMMITTEE MEETING
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
National City Christian Church (14th Street entrance)
Community Meeting Room (Ground floor, off atrium)

Call to order at 7:00 p.m.

· Review and approval of Meeting Agenda
· Review and approval of June 17, 2015 meeting minutes
OLD BUSINESS
· Creation of APC presenter guidelines handout
· Revisions to In Stereo, LLC” / Name TBD (1410 14th St, NW – 2F02) Settlement Agreement terms; Status: approved by ANC 2F
· New Class “C” Restaurant license request for El Sol Restaurant & Tequileria (1227 11th St, NW – 2F07); Status: protested by ANC 2F
· Substantial change request to Hotel Helix’s (1430 Rhode Island Ave NW –2F03) Class “C” Hotel license for a summer roof garden; Status: protested by ANC 2F
NEW BUSINESS
· Settlement Agreement amendment to allow for extended hours of operation for Modern Liquors (1200 9th St, NW – 2F06)
· Possible SA violation by Vita / Mood Lounge (1318 9th St, NW – 2F06) related to afterhours party

OPEN FORUM

NOTICE: This agenda provided by ANC 2F in advance of its public meetings contains matters that are expected to come before the APC. It is, however, subject to formal adoption by the Committee at the meeting, which may result in additions or deletions to the draft. Individuals who may have official business before the Committee or persons with interests in specific matters are advised to contact the Executive Director or the APC Chair in advance of the meeting. See www.ANC2F.org for contact information.

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Logan Circle Crime Prevention Meeting: Thu, Jul 9 at 6:30pm

CrimePrevention ANC2F

Please join us on Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 6:30pm

Co-Hosted by: ANC 2F & Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans

Location: Marriott Marquis (901 Massachusetts Ave NW)

Room: University of DC Room (M1 Level)

Confirmed special guests include:

  • Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans
  • MPD Asst Chief Diane Groomes
  • MPD Third District Commander Jake Kishter

The meeting agenda, including specific discussion points and topics, will be circulated in advance of the meeting on www.anc2f.org and through ANC 2F’s email list serve.

For questions, contact: Commissioner Charlie Bengel

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Draft Agenda for Jul 1 Regular Monthly Meeting

ANC 2F AGENDA

REGULAR MONTHLY PUBLIC MEETING
Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 7:00 PM
New location: National City Christian Church (5 Thomas Circle, NW)
Howland Center – enter through 14th St. courtyard
New Meeting Location: Please note the alternative location for this month’s meeting. The National City Christian Church is located on Thomas Circle, across from the Washington Plaza Hotel. The meeting will be held in the church’s “Howland Center”, which you can access by entering the church through the 14th St side courtyard.

 

Note: Please visit www.anc2f.org to see the most up-to-date version of this agenda, which includes tracked additions and deletions that occur after this version of the agenda is distributed by email.

Call to order at 7:00 p.m.

COMMUNITY FORUM

 

•    Commissioner Announcements 7:00
•    Remarks from Councilmember Jack Evans 7:05
•    Report from Metropolitan Police Department, Third District, PSA 307 7:20
•    DDOT sidewalk improvement projects on 14th & Rhode Island Ave, NW 7:30
•    DC Water update: flooding on 900 block of P St, NW 7:40
•    Report from Executive Office of the Mayor 7:50
•    Community Announcements 7:55

 

– 5 minute recess –

 

BUSINESS MEETING

 

•   Approval of Agenda 8:05
•   Approval of Minutes for June 3, 2015 Monthly Public Meeting 8:05

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

ABRA Policy Committee (APC) | Kate Gordon, Chair

•    Committee Report:o  Withdrawal of protest of new Class “C” Nightclub for Soundcheck

(1420 K St, NW)

o  Protest of Class “CR” license for El Sol Restaurant & Tequileria

(1227 11th St, NW)

o  New Class “CT” license request for “In Stereo, LLC” (1410 14th St, NW)

8:10 

Community Development Committee (CDC) | Kevin Deeley, Chair

•    Committee Report:o  HPRB concept, design, and massing for 1126 9th St, NW

o  DDOT public space application for sidewalk café at 903 N St, NW

(Table restaurant)

o DDOT public space application for sidewalk café at 1250 9th St, NW

(Espita Mezcaleria)

8:25 

Crime and Public Safety Committee (CPSC) | Charlie Bengel, Chair

•    Committee Report 8:40

Education Committee | Pepin Tuma, Chair

•    Committee Report 8:50
OLD BUSINESS[none]

NEW BUSINESS

•    Grant request from Friends of Carter Barron Foundation 9:00

 

TREASURER’S REPORT
•    Approval of Expenditures 9:10

NOTICE: This agenda provided by ANC 2F in advance of its public meetings contains matters that are expected to come before the Commission. It is, however, subject to formal adoption by the Commission at the meeting, which may result in additions or deletions to the draft. Individuals who may have official business before the Commission or persons with interests in specific matters are advised to contact the Executive Director or a Commissioner in advance of the meeting. See www.ANC2F.org for contact information.

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Draft Agenda for Jun 24 CDC Meeting

AGENDA*

ANC 2F COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEETING
June 24, 2015  |  7:00pm
Washington Plaza Hotel (10 Thomas Circle, NW)

 

Note: please visit www.anc2f.org to see the most up-to-date version of this agenda, which includes any tracked additions and deletions that occur after the agenda is distributed by email.

Call to order at 7:00 p.m.

 

· Approval of Meeting Agenda 7:00
· Approval of April 22, 2015 Meeting Minutes 7:00

 

COMMUNITY FORUM

· DDOT sidewalk improvement projects on 14th St and Rhode Island Ave, NW 7:05
OLD BUSINESS
[none]

NEW BUSINESS

· HPRB concept, design, and massing for 1126 9th St, NW (2F06) 7:15
· DDOT public space application for sidewalk café at 903 N St, NW /Table restaurant (2F06) 7:40
· DDOT public space application for sidewalk café at 1250 9th St, NW (Espita Mezcaleria – 2F06) 8:00

OPEN FORUM

NOTICE: This agenda provided by ANC 2F in advance of its public meetings contains matters that are expected to come before the CDC. It is, however, subject to formal adoption by the Committee at the meeting, which may result in additions or deletions to the draft. You many visit www.ANC2F.org for the most up-to-date version of any meeting agenda. Individuals who may have official business before the Committee or persons with interests in specific matters are advised to contact the Executive Director or the CDC Chair in advance of the meeting. See www.ANC2F.org for contact information.

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Draft Jun 17 APC Agenda

AGENDA*

ANC 2F ABRA POLICY COMMITTEE MEETING
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
National City Christian Church (14th Street entrance)
Community Meeting Room (Ground floor, off atrium)

 

Note: please visit www.anc2f.org to see the most up-to-date version of this agenda, which includes any tracked additions and deletions that occur after the agenda is distributed by email.

Call to order at 7:00 p.m.

· Review and approval of Meeting Agenda 7:00
· Review and approval of May 20, 2015 meeting minutes 7:00
OLD BUSINESS
· Creation of APC presenter guidelines 7:05
NEW BUSINESS
· New Class “C” Tavern license request for “In Stereo, LLC” / Name TBD (1410 14th St, NW – 2F02) 7:10
· New Class “C” Nightclub for Soundcheck (1420 K St, NW – 2F05) 7:20
· New Class “C” Restaurant license request for El Sol Restaurant & Tequileria (1227 11th St, NW – 2F07) 7:30
· Settlement Agreement amendment to allow for extended hours of operation for Modern Liquors (1200 9th St, NW – 2F06) 7:40

OPEN FORUM

NOTICE: This agenda provided by ANC 2F in advance of its public meetings contains matters that are expected to come before the APC. It is, however, subject to formal adoption by the Committee at the meeting, which may result in additions or deletions to the draft. Individuals who may have official business before the Committee or persons with interests in specific matters are advised to contact the Executive Director or the APC Chair in advance of the meeting. See www.ANC2F.org for contact information.

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