ANC2F Meeting Agenda for December 5, 2012

ADVISORY NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSION 2F REGULAR MONTHLY PUBLIC

MEETING Wednesday, December 5, 2012 – 7:00 PM

WASHINGTON PLAZA HOTEL—10 THOMAS CIRCLE, NW 

AGENDA

COMMUNITY FORUM

  •  Call to Order                                                                                                                                                 7:00
  • Commissioner Announcements                                                                                     7:00
  • Report from Executive Office of the Mayor                                                                       7:00
  • Jack Evans, City Council Member, Ward 2-0                                                          7:00
  • PSA 307 Report – Metropolitan Police Department, 3D                                         7:10
  • DDOT Report –  Ward 2 Transportation Planner                                                       7:25
  • Community Announcements                                                                                     7:30

-10 Minute Recess-

Business Meeting

Approval of Agenda                                                                                                       7:40

Approval of Minutes of Meeting of  November 5, 2012                                         7:40

Education Committee (Evelyn Boyd Simmons, Chair)                                                                                    7:45       

Crime and Public Safety Committee (Christopher Linn)                                                                   7:50

DCHSEMA/Street Closures

ABRA                                                                                                                                                                                            8:00

  • Mood Lounge-Ms. “Mimi” Beyene
  • 1401 R Street, NW, Bar di Bari – Update Voluntary Agreement
  • 1316 9th Street, NW, Thally-Update Voluntary Agreement 

DDOT                                                                                                       8:20

  • Logan Circle/Dupont Joint Resolution on Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Infrastructure                                                            

Community Development Committee (Matt Raymond, Chair)           8:30

  • 1232 9th Street, NW, Wagtime LLC-BZA Application
  • 1225 Eye Street, NW, Starbucks Sidewalk Café
  • 1401 R Street, Bar di Bari-Sidewalk Café
  • 1400-1402 14th Street, NW, Abdo Development-BZA Application
  • 1431 Corcoran Street, NW-HPRB Concept and Massing

New Business                                                                                  8:45

Treasurer’s Report (Sam Goekjian, Treasurer)                                    9:15

  • Approval of Expenditures
  • Treasurer Update   9:15

NOTICE:  The agenda attached to this notice of meeting is provided by ANC 2F in advance of its public meetings contains matters that are expected to come before the meeting.  It is, however, subject to formal adoption by the ANC at the meeting, which may result in additions or deletions to the draft.   Individuals who may have official business before the ANC 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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ANC2F Meeting Agenda for November 28, 2012

ADVISORY NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSION 2F

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEETING

Wednesday, November 28, 2012, 7:00 PM

The Washington Plaza Hotel

# 10 Thomas Circle, NW

  1. Meeting Agenda
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. 1232 9th Street, NW, which is scheduled to be heard before the BZA on the morning of Tuesday, December 18.  The application requests special exception approval and variances in order to permit the use of the subject property for pet grooming, animal boarding and animal shelter uses in the C-2-A District.
  4.  1225 Eye Street, NW Starbucks-DDOT request for sidewalk café.
  5. 1301 Street, NW Bar Bari-DDOT request for sidewalk café.
  6. 1400-1402 14th Street, NW-BZA Application, Abdo Development

 

 

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Commissioners Oppose Closure of Garrison Elementary School

Commissioners from ANC 2F today announced their opposition to the proposed closure of Garrison Elementary School in a letter to Mayor Vincent Gray and D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson.

In a shocking move, Henderson announced her proposal at 4 p.m. on Nov. 13 to close Garrison and 19 other schools.  Adding insult to injury, the deadline for citizens to sign up to testify against the closures was set for just one hour after the announcement was made.

“The Proposal to close Garrison undermines DCPS’s stated goals of the consolidation and reorganization, which include meeting ‘the diverse needs’ of students, and creating ‘flexible’ schools, by ‘allowing for population growth and shifts and always ensuring that students have high-quality schools in their neighborhood as well as out-of-boundary options,'” the letter stated.  “In addition, closing Garrison will undo the community’s efforts over the last several years to improve the school, and it ignores the important role Garrison plays in our neighborhood.”

The letter goes on to say that Garrison is indeed diverse and is “already a neighborhood school … that is two-thirds full with 60 percent of the students coming from the local community.”  The letter also states that the booming Logan Circle neighborhood will soon push Garrison toward full capacity, and that Seaton Elementary School, into which Garrison would be consolidated, doesn’t have enough room.

The letter points to intensive work over the past three years to improve Garrison, including the re-establishment of a PTA.  “After three years of hard work led by parents and community members, and with new school leadership appointed less than three months ago, many essential elements are now in place to steepen Garrison’s trajectory to becoming one of the top schools in the District,” the letter said.

The letter was signed by ANC 2F Chairman Mike Benardo, Vice Chairman Matt Raymond, Commissioner Charles Reed, and Commissioner Matt Connolly.  The letter states that they were signing in their individual capacities, because the swiftness of the proposal meant that the commission will have to wait until its next meeting on Dec. 5 to weigh in with a formal vote.

You can read the full text of the letter here.

Evelyn Boyd Simmons, chair of ANC 2F’s Education Committee, testified today at the second of two City Council hearings into the matter.

“As elected officials, you understand the importance of staying ahead of demographic shifts and neighborhood dynamics. I fear that DCPS, sadly, has become de-coupled from communities,” her prepared testimony stated.

“I sincerely hope DCPS will reconsider its proposal and work with Garrison and others to strengthen our schools and develop stable and viable feeder patterns that give all our students access to a quality education.”

Her full testimony can be found here.

According to coverage in The Washington Post, in response to intense community opposition to closing Garrison, Henderson said in today’s Council hearing that “I want to make sure that this is not a case of the squeaky wheel gets the grease.”

Logan Circle and surrounding neighborhoods that count on Garrison aren’t squeaking, they’re roaring.  It’s time that policymakers listened, rather than trying to shove through an ill-conceived proposal under cover of darkness.

UPDATE: Garrison supporters are encouraging people to sign a petition at Change.org.

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ANC2F Meeting Agenda for November 7, 2012

ADVISORY NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSION 2F REGULAR MONTHLY PUBLIC MEETING

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 – 7:00 PM

WASHINGTON PLAZA HOTEL—10 THOMAS CIRCLE, NW 

AGENDA

COMMUNITY FORUM

 Call to Order                                                   7:00

Commissioner Announcements                                                      7:00

Report from Executive Office of the Mayor                                   7:00

Office of Jack Evans, City Council Member, Ward 2                         7:05

PSA 307 Report – Metropolitan Police Department, 3D               7:10

Community Announcements                                                                      7:20

-10 Minute Recess-

Business Meeting

Approval of Agenda                                          7:30

Approval of Minutes of Meeting of October 3, 2012

Education Committee              (Evelyn Boyd Simmons, Chair)               7:30

Crime and Public Safety Committee (Christopher Linn, Chair)       7:35

DCHSEMA/Street Closures                               7:35

ABRA                                                                     7:40

  • 1435 P Street, NW-Number Nine Voluntary Agreement Modification

Community Development Committee (Matt Raymond, Chair) 8:00     

  • 1617 14th Street, NW-Samuel Zemui and Jeff Lockwood, BZA-ANC Vote delayed from last month
  • 1728 14th Street, NW-Perseus Realty, Chris Collins, Holland & Knight, BZA Presentation
  • 1018 13th Street, NW-Renovation of Engine 16, David Foust, Deputy Fire Chief Facilities Management Office, DC Fire & EMS Department
  • 1232-1234 10th Street, NW-HPRB Suzanne Reatig Architecture Presentation to ANC
  •  National Museum of African American History and Culture on the Mall- DDOT Ann Trowbridge, AIA, Associate Director for Planning Smithsonian Institution
  • 1100 Vermont Ave, NW, The Wire Building-Informational presentation, Rebecca Miller, DC Inventory of Historic Sites

Treasurer’s Report (Sam Goekjian, Treasurer)               8:30

  • Approval of Expenditures
  • Treasurer’s Update
  • Adjournment                                                           8:45                                                                                                  NOTICE:  The agenda attached to this notice of meeting is provided by ANC 2F in advance of its public meetings contains matters that are expected to come before the meeting.  It is, however, subject to formal adoption by the ANC at the meeting, which may result in additions or deletions to the draft.   Individuals who may have official business before the ANC 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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ANC2F Meeting Agenda for October 24, 2012

ADVISORY NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSION 2F

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEETING

Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 7:00 PM

The Washington Plaza Hotel

# 10 Thomas Circle, NW

 

  1. Meeting Agenda
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. 1728 14th Street, NW-Perseus Realty, Chris Collins, Holland & Knight, BZA Presentation.
  4.  1018 13th Street, NW-Renovation of Engine 16, David Foust, Deputy Fire Chief Facilities Management Office, DC Fire & EMS Department
  5. 1232-1234 10th Street, NW-HPRB Suzanne Reatig Architecture
  6. National Museum of African American History and Culture on the Mall- DDOT Ann Trowbridge, AIA, Associate Director for Planning Smithsonian Institution

 

 

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ANC2F Meeting Agenda for October 3, 2012

ADVISORY NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSION 2F REGULAR MONTHLY PUBLIC MEETING

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 – 7:00 PM

WASHINGTON PLAZA HOTEL—10 THOMAS CIRCLE, NW

 

AGENDA

COMMUNITY FORUM

Call to Order                                                       7:00

Commissioner Announcements                                7:00

Report from Executive Office of the Mayor                     7:00

Office of Jack Evans, City Council Member, Ward 2-0  7:00

PSA 307 Report – Metropolitan Police Department, 3D  7:10

Community Announcements                                               7:20

 

-10 Minute Recess-

Business Meeting

 

Approval of Agenda                                                              7:30

Approval of Minutes of Meeting of September 5, 2012

 

Education Committee            (Evelyn Boyd Simmons, Chair)   7:30

 

Crime and Public Safety Committee (Christopher Linn, Chair)      7:35

 

New Business

  • 1301 13th Street, NW-BP Station-Addressing Neighborhood Concerns

 

DCHSEMA/Street Closures                                                                             7:35

  •  None

ABRA                                                                                                     7:40

  • 600 14th Street, NW Riscatto Restaurant, LLC-Application for Class “C’ Retailers License
  • 1316 9th Street, NW-Thally Retailers Class “C’ Restaurant
  • Mood Lounge Update
  • Update on Establishing ANC2F Committee for ABRA

 

DDOT                                                                                     

  • Maddy’s Tap Room Sidewalk Café 1100 13th Street, NW-Mallios O’Brien
  • RPP Visitor Parking and Visitor Parking Pass Program

Community Development Committee (Matt Raymond, Chair)           8:10

  • 1617 14th Street, NW-Samuel Zemui and Jeff Lockwood, BZA
  • 1250 9th Street, NW-Robin Bettarel, Cas Riegler HPRB and DDOT                          

Treasurer’s Report (Sam Goekjian, Treasurer)                         8:30

  • Approval of Expenditures
  • Approval of Quarterly Report
  • Treasurer’s Update

Adjournment                                                                                        8:45

NOTICE:  The agenda attached to this notice of meeting is provided by ANC 2F in advance of its public meetings contains matters that are expected to come before the meeting.  It is, however, subject to formal adoption by the ANC at the meeting, which may result in additions or deletions to the draft.   Individuals who may have official business before the ANC 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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ANC2F Meeting Agenda for September 26, 2012-updated 9/22/12

ADVISORY NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSION 2F

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE MEETING

Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 7:00 PM

The Washington Plaza Hotel

# 10 Thomas Circle, NW

  1. Meeting Agenda
  2. Approval of Agenda
  3. 1728 14th Street, NW-Perseus Realty, Holland & Knight, BZA Presentation.-moved to October 24th CDC Meeting
  4. 1617 14th Street, NW-Samuel Zemui and Jeff Lockwood, BZA Presentation.
  5. 1250 9th Street, NW-Robin Bettarel, Cas Riegler HPRB and DDOT Presentation.

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ANC2F Meeting Agenda for September 5, 2012

ADVISORY NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSION 2F REGULAR MONTHLY PUBLIC

MEETING Wednesday, September 5, 2012 – 7:00 PM

WASHINGTON PLAZA HOTEL—10 THOMAS CIRCLE, NW

 

AGENDA

COMMUNITY FORUM

  • Call to Order                                                                        7:00
  • Commissioner Announcements                                            7:00
  • Report from Executive Office of the Mayor                                                    7:00
  • Office of Jack Evans, City Council Member, Ward 2-0         7:00
  • PSA 307 Report – Metropolitan Police Department, 3D                               7:10
  • Community Announcements                                                                       7:20

 

-10 Minute Recess-

Business Meeting

Approval of Agenda                                                           7:30

  • Approval of Minutes of Meeting of July 11, 2012                    7:30

DCHSEMA/Street Closures                                                                     7:35

  • AIDS Walk Washington on Saturday, October 27, 2012-David Mallory
  • Rock N Roll USA Marathon on March 16, 2013-Diane Romo Thomas

ABRA                                                                                             7:40

  • 1334 9th Street, NW Chercher Ethiopian Restaurant & Mart -Application for Class “C” License ABRA-090311 –Petition Date 10/15/12
  • 1616 14th Street, NW Kazanchi’s Deli-Application for Class “B” License ABRA-090022
  • Establishing ANC2F Committee for ABRA

DDOT                                                                                     

  • ANC 2F Parking Task Force-Tim Christenson
  • Cooperative Agreement Support for Tenth Street Park Friends Group ‘Park Partner’ agreement.
  • RPP Visitor Parking

Education Committee     (Evelyn Boyd Simmons, Chair)         8:15

Crime and Public Safety Committee (Christopher Linn, Chair)          8:25

Community Development Committee (Matt Raymond, Chair)              8:30

  • 917 M Street, NW-Charles Kehler, Altus Realty
  • 1212 9th Street, NW-Charles Kehler, Altus Realty
  • 1300 block of 10th St. NW, New Bethany Baptist Church parking lot                                           

Treasurer’s Report (Sam Goekjian, Treasurer)                              8:55

  • Approval of Expenditures
  • Treasurer’s Update

Adjournment                                                                                  9:00

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

 

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ANC2F Special Meeting Agenda for August 27, 2012

ADVISORY NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSION 2F

SPECIAL MEETING

Monday, August 27, 2012, 6:00 PM

The Washington Plaza Hotel

10 Thomas Circle

AGENDA

Call to Order

Agenda

Approval of Agenda

ABRA

  •  1314 9th Street, NW-Application for new liquor license (CT)-Al Bagheri and Dan O’Brien, operators

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ANC2F Meeting Agenda for August 22, 2012

ADVISORY NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSION 2F

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITEE MEETING

Wendesday, August 22, 2012 , 7:00 PM

The Washington Plaza Hotel

10 Thomas Circle

1.  Meeting Agenda

2.  Approval of Agenda

3.  1458 Church Street, NW-Presentation for HPRB James Phillips, Architect

4.  917 M Street, NW-Presentation by Charles Kehler, Altus Realty

5.  1212 9th Street, NW-Presentation by Chalres Kehler, Altus Realty

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