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ANC1C Meeting

The next meeting of ANC1C is:

Wed September 7 @ 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 July 6, 2016.

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

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

Lapis Settlement Agreement. The Commission may deliberate and vote concerning a settlement agreement with Lapis restaurant.

Grant Request from Young Playwrights Theater. The Commission expects to deliberate and vote concerning the Public Services and the Environment Committee’s recommendation that the Commission support a $1,000 grant request from Young Playwrights Theater.

Grant Request from Jubilee JumpStart. The Commission expects to deliberate and vote concerning the Public Services and the Environment Committee’s recommendation that the Commission support a $1,000 grant request from Jubilee JumpStart.

Grant Request for Adams Morgan Day 2016. The Commission expects to deliberate and vote concerning the Public Services and the Environment Committee’s recommendation that the Commission support a $1,000 grant request from the volunteers organizing Adams Morgan Day 2016.

Grant Request for Adams Morgan Basketball Association. The Commission may deliberate and vote concerning a grant request for $1,000 for the Adams Morgan Basketball Association to assist in holding their annual basketball tournament.

Traffic Study for Belmont Road NW. The Commission may deliberate and vote concerning a request by residents of Belmont Road NW for a traffic study to assess the possibility of making Belmont Road NW a one-way street.

1630-34 Argonne Place NW. The Commission may deliberate and vote concerning an appeal seeking R-5-B treatment for these properties in the recently re-zoned R-4 district of Lanier Heights.

Universal Paid Leave. The Commission expects to deliberate and vote concerning the District Council’s consideration of a universal paid leave system within the District.

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. The Commission may deliberate and vote on a request by constituents to call on DC Public Libraries to hold a forum in Adams Morgan to provide an update on their plans for the renovation of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.

Marie Reed Modernization Process. The Commission may deliberate and vote concerning the Marie Reed modernization process.

Proposed ANC Legislation. The Commission may deliberate and vote concerning proposed legislation sponsored by Councilmember Bonds that would make changes to numerous aspects of how ANC’s operate.

 

Matters addressed at the July 6 meeting:

Minutes. The Commission voted 6 to 0 to 1 (one Commissioner abstaining) to adopt the minutes of its regular monthly meeting that took place on June 1, 2016.

3rd Quarter Report. The Commission voted 7 to 0 to add to the agenda consideration of ANC 1C’s 3rd quarter financial report for FY2016 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 to 0 to adopt the 3rd quarter report.

Cucina Al Volo Settlement Agreement. The Commission voted 8 to 0 to add to the agenda consideration of a settlement agreement with Cucina Al Volo Restaurant without the typical 10 days’ advance notice on the basis that doing so would not be adverse to the community. The Commission then voted 8 to 0 to adopt the settlement agreement with Cucina Al Volo.

Restaurant Alcohol License Application for 2106 18th Street. The Commission voted 8 to 0 to add to the agenda consideration of an alcohol license application for a new restaurant at 2106 18th Street on the basis that not doing so would be adverse to the community. The Commission then voted 8 to 0 to protest the alcohol license application on the grounds that granting it would have an adverse effect on the peace, order, and quiet of the neighborhood, and to authorize any of ANC 1C Commissioner to represent the Commission on this matter.

Potomac Electric Power Company Substation No. 25. The Commission voted 6 to 1 to 1 (one Commissioner abstaining) to support the landmark application that has been filed by the DC Preservation League for the Potomac Electric Power Company Substation No. 25, located at 2119 Champlain Street NW and to note that this support extends only to the brick building and not the metal structures, insulators, cables girders and other components that comprise the balance of the substation.

2341 Ashmead Place NW. The Commission voted 7 to 0 to oppose the revised plans for this development in the Kalorama Triangle Historic District as being inconsistent with the Historic Preservation Guidelines and inconsistent with the Commission’s previous resolution concerning this development.

Adams Morgan Day. The Commission voted 7 to 0 to support efforts of volunteers organizing Adams Morgan Day 2016; to call on all District agencies working with the Adams Morgan Day 2016 volunteers to assist these volunteers to succeed in their efforts, to avoid imposing undue costs for the day, or where costs are unavoidable, to find ways to assist in offsetting those costs (for example, with grants, etc.); and, to notify ABRA and the ABC Board that ANC1C agrees to relax its settlement agreements with all Adams Morgan licensees for the date of September 11, 2016, between the hours of 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm only, with respect to certain entertainment and noise provisions.