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ANC1C Meeting

The next meeting of ANC1C is:

Wed, Dec 7 @ 7:00PM
Mary's Center
2355 Ontario Road NW
Washington, DC

The agenda is:

Presentation from the Office of Unified Communications. The Commission expects to receive a presentation from the Office of Unified Communications concerning the services they provide to District residents.

Minutes. The Commission expects to adopt the minutes of its regular monthly meeting that took place on November 2, 2016.

Quarterly Report for Q4 of FY2016. The Commission expects to adopt its quarterly financial report for Q4 of FY2016.

2222-2224 18th Street NW. The Commission expects to deliberate and vote concerning the Planning, Zoning, and Transportation Committee’s recommendation that the Commission support a BZA application for a special exception to allow a doggy day care/pet grooming business to operate at this location. 

PUD Resolution. The Commission expects to deliberate and vote regarding a proposed amendment of X§ 301.2 extending the 100% Waiver of PUD Minimum Area Requirements to almost all zones. 

Unity Park and Line DC Hotel. The Commission expects to deliberate and vote concerning the Public Services and the Environment Committee’s recommendation that the Commission (i) generally support the proposed design for the refurbishment of Unity Park, (ii) seek clarification from the Commission on Fine Arts about the criteria they are using in their push for the preservation of the statue and fountain, and (iii) note on the record that the Commission doesn’t consider the Historic Preservation Review Board to have jurisdiction over the park. 

Line Hotel work hours.  The Commission may consider a resolution regarding the Line Hotel's request for an extension of working hours to 11pm to facilitate removal of lead paint from the church portion of the property. 

Electronic Billboards. The Commission may deliberate and vote concerning a proposal from the Mayor’s Office to allow electronic billboards in areas of the city designated as entertainment areas.

 

Matters addressed at the November 2 meeting:

Minutes. The Commission voted 4-0, with 2 Commissioner abstaining, to adopt the minutes of its regular monthly meeting that took place on October 5, 2016.

Unity Park and Line DC Hotel. Representatives of the Line DC Hotel presented the proposed revised design for the refurbishment of Unity Park pursuant to the Line DC Hotel’s commitment in connection with the zoning order approving the hotel.

Proposed Development at Meridian International. The Commission voted 6-1, with 1 Commissioner abstaining, to oppose the revised plans for the proposed development at Meridian International.

El Tamarindo Sidewalk Cafe Application. The Commission voted 7-0, with 1 Commissioner abstaining, to oppose the sidewalk cafe application that has been filed by El Tamarindo unless issues with the application have been addressed by the establishment.

1829 California Street NW. The Commission voted 6-0 to send a letter to the Board of Zoning Adjustment noting that, although the circumstances of the new balconies remain unclear, it would be unjust for the purchasers of these condominiums to be deprived of their balconies at this point.

Lanier Heights BZA Cases. The Commission voted 6-0 to submit supporting documentation in connection with BZA cases that relate to the re-zoning of portions of Lanier Heights.

Settlement Agreement for Ababa Ethiopian Restaurant. The Commission voted 6-0 to approve a settlement agreement for Ababa Ethiopian Restaurant.

Settlement Agreement with My Canton. The Commission voted 6-0 to approve a settlement agreement for My Canton.

Proposed Transfer of Bistro 18 License / Quara Ethiopian. The proposed transfer of the Bistro 18 license was replaced by a new application for a restaurant license. The Commission voted 5-1 to approve a settlement agreement for the new establishment, Quara Ethiopian Fusion Restaurant.

Settlement Agreement Amendment for Songbyrd. The Commission voted 6-0 to approve an amendment to the settlement agreement for Songbyrd and to not oppose changes being sought by the establishment with respect to alcohol consumption in the Record Cafe and entertainment on Sundays.

Bukom Cafe Request to Terminate Settlement Agreement. The Commission voted 6-0 to include this matter on the agenda without the typical 10 days’ advance notice on the basis that not doing so would be adverse to the community. The Commission then voted 6-0 to protest the application by Bukom Cafe to unilaterally terminate its settlement agreement on the basis that granting the application would have an adverse impact on peace, order, and quiet in the community.

Heaven & Hell. The Commission voted 6-0 to protest the renewal application for the Heaven & Hell tavern alcohol license on the grounds of adverse impact on peace, order, and quiet in the community.

Extended Hours for New Years and for Inauguration. The Commission voted 6-0 to temporarily relax certain provisions in Adams Morgan settlement agreements to enable alcohol-serving establishments in Adams Morgan to participate in extended hours on New Year’s Eve and on three days during the presidential inauguration.

Settlement Agreement Amendment for Local 16. The Commission voted 4-2 to approve a settlement agreement for Local 16.