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ANC1C Meeting

The next meeting of ANC1C is:

Wed October 5 @ 7:00PM
Mary's Center
2355 Ontario Road NW
Washington, DC

The agenda is:

Minutes. The Commission expects to adopt the minutes of its regular monthly meeting that took place on September 7, 2016.

Budget for Fiscal Year 2017. The Commission expects to adopt its budget for fiscal year 2017.

Update on the 16th Street Transit Study. Representatives from DDOT are expected to provide an update concerning the results of the 16th Street Transit Study, and their plans for implementation going forward.

Traffic Study for Adams Morgan. The Commission expects to deliberate and vote concerning the Planning, Zoning, and Transportation Committee’s recommendation that the Commission ask DDOT to study traffic patterns in Adams Morgan with a view toward identifying and addressing issues experienced by residents.

1800 Columbia Road NW (The SunTrust Property). The Commission expects to deliberate and vote concerning the Planning, Zoning, and Transportation Committee’s recommendation that the Commission oppose the revised plans for the proposed development at 1800 Columbia Road NW as failing to comport with the Historic Preservation Guidelines as applied to the Washington Heights Historic District. The Commission may also deliberate and vote concerning a legal claim that has been made asserting that the plaza at this site is subject to an easement for use by the public.

1815 Columbia Road NW. The Commission expects to deliberate and vote concerning the Planning, Zoning, and Transportation Committee’s recommendation that the Commission oppose this proposed development as failing to comport with the Historic Preservation Guidelines as applied to the Kalorama Heights Historic District.

1630-34 Argonne Place NW. The Commission expects to deliberate and vote concerning the Planning, Zoning, and Transportation Committee’s recommendation that the Commission oppose an appeal seeking R-5-B treatment for these properties in the recently re-zoned R-4 district of Lanier Heights.

Trash Collection from Alleys. The Commission expects to deliberate and vote concerning the Planning, Zoning, and Transportation Committee’s recommendation that the Commission support a proposal to require developments that use private trash collectors to locate trash collection within an alley (rather than street-side) where public trash collection for adjacent properties is located within the alley.

Ababa Ethiopian Restaurant. The Commission may deliberate and vote concerning a settlement agreement for the restaurant alcohol license application for this new establishment.

Local 16. The Commission may deliberate and vote concerning a proposed revised settlement agreement for this restaurant alcohol license.

El Nuevo Migueleno. The Commission expects to deliberate and vote concerning a new settlement agreement for this restaurant alcohol license.

Songbyrd. The Commission expects to deliberate and vote concerning a proposed amendment to the settlement agreement for this tavern alcohol license.

Resolution Commending the Adams Morgan Day Organizers. The Commission may deliberate and vote on a resolution commending the Adams Morgan Day organizers.

 
 

Matters addressed at the September 7, 2016 meeting:

Office of Planning - Creative Place-Making. The Commission received a brief presentation from Office of Planning staff concerning a creative place-making activity they plan to host in Adams Morgan in the fall.

Minutes. The Commission voted 8-0 to adopt the minutes of its regular monthly meeting that took place on July 6, 2016.

Amendment to Lapis Settlement Agreement. The Commission voted 8-0 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 8-0 to approve an amendment to the settlement agreement for the Lapis restaurant alcohol license.

Grant Request from Young Playwrights Theater. The Commission voted 8-0 to approve a $1,000 grant request from Young Playwrights Theater.

Grant Request from Jubilee JumpStart. The Commission voted 8-0 to approve a $1,000 grant request from Jubilee JumpStart.

Grant Request for Adams Morgan Day 2016. The Commission voted 8-0 to approve a $1,000 grant request from the volunteers organizing Adams Morgan Day 2016.

Grant Request for Adams Morgan Basketball Association. The Commission voted 8-0 to approve a $787.98 grant request for the Adams Morgan Basketball Association.

Universal Paid Leave. The Commission voted 5-2 to support the goal of paid leave for District workers and to urge the District Council to establish a universal paid leave program.

Traffic Study for Belmont Road NW and Kalorama Road NW. The Commission voted 7-0 to request that DDOT study, and if appropriate, implement a change in the traffic patterns on the 1800 blocks of Belmont Road NW and Kalorama Road NW, such that the streets become paired one-way streets, or benefit from other traffic-calming measures.

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. The Commission voted 7-0 to send a letter asking DC Public Libraries and the Council Committee on Education to attend a meeting of the ANC’s Public Services and the Environment Committee to answer questions from Adams Morgan residents concerning the plans for the renovation of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.

Planned Unit Development Regulations. The Commission voted 7-0 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 7-0 to oppose proposed changes to the rules governing Planned Unit Developments that would permit the Zoning Commission to waive the minimum area requirements for lots on which a Planned Unit Development can be pursued.