UPPER CARDOZO-COLUMBIA HGTS. Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 1A will not meet at its regularly scheduled time this week. Instead, the meeting will be held at 7 p.m. June 9 at the Urban League, 3501 14th St. NW.
At the May 20 meeting of ANC 1A, the commissioners received a petition signed by 86 residents asking that parking be permitted Saturdays and Sundays on the north side of the 500 and 600 blocks of Kenyon Street NW. Other residents at the meeting asked that parking be allowed weekends on the north side of the 400 and 700 blocks of Kenyon Street. Currently, parking is permitted only on the south side of the street in that block. The commissioners plan to forward the petition to the D.C. Department of Public Works' Bureau of Traffic Services.
The commissioners voted to support a liquor license application to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board for the Georgia Avenue Market, 3128 Georgia Ave. NW. The commissioners said they support the liquor license as long as the store violates no city codes,, loitering is not allowed outside and the premises are kept clean.
Residents asked the commissioners to hold an emergency meeting with the D.C. Board of Appeals and Review to discuss citizen complaints that teenagers who frequent the Celebrity Hall nightclub, 3401 Georgia Ave. NW, are using drugs, loitering and fighting on streets near the club. Residents also want the board to look into reports of shootings near the club.
ANC 1C will meet at 7:30 p.m. June 3 at the Marie Reed Elementary School, 2200 Champlain St. NW.
ANC 1D will not hold any regular meetings during June, July and August. For more information, call the ANC office at 332-2394.
ANC 1E will meet at 7 tonight at the Mount Pleasant Library, 16th and Lamont streets NW. Wilfred Culigan, chief of the Fourth District Police, will discuss crime prevention in the Mount Pleasant area.
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ANC 2C will meet at 7 p.m. June 3 in Room 114 of the District Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.
ANC 2D will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the ANC office in Westminster United Presbyterian Church, 400 I St. SW.
ANC 2E will meet at 7:30 p.m. June 3 at St. John's Episcopal Church Parish House, 3240 O St. NW. There will be presentation on a planned addition to the Potomac Boat Club at 3530 Water St. NW on the Georgetown waterfront. There also will be a presentation on the Georgetown Ministry Center, an outreach program run by a consortium of Georgetown churches for the homeless and other needy people.
A representative of The Friends of Frances Scott Key Park will discuss plans to erect a sign that says "Frances Scott Key Park" at the park site, a vacant lot at 36th and M streets NW. The National Park Service plans to open a park there.
There will be a presentation on plans for a new street entrance to Georgetown University off Canal Road NW to help alleviate traffic congestion in that area. A report on new parking regulations and new stop signs erected in the Georgetown area also will be given.
The commissioners will consider an application to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board for a transfer in ownership of Restorante Piccolo, 1058 31st St. NW. The commissioners also will consider an application to the D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board for an addition to a single-family house at 3617 O St. NW, which is in the Georgetown historic district.
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At the May 14 meeting of ANC 3E, the commissioners unanimously voted to support the planned construction of a classroom and activity wing at the National Presbyterian Church, 4121 Nebraska Ave. NW.
The commissioners also voted to oppose a Board of Zoning Adjustment application by Fred Cherney to open a commercial parking lot at a vacant lot behind Duplicate Impressions printing shop, 4926 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Neighbors who live near the vacant lot, which is located off an alley behind the 4900 block of Wisconsin Avenue NW, said the alley is in disrepair and lacks traffic and parking controls. The commissioners also voted to ask the police to patrol the alley more frequently.
The commissioners also decided to ask the D.C. Department of Public Works to enforce traffic controls at the intersection of Albemarle Street and Wisconsin Avenue NW. Neighbors have complained that drivers are running red lights and making illegal right turns when the light is red at the intersection.
The commissioners plan to ask Department of Public Works officials to monitor traffic on streets near the intersection of 48th Street and Massachusetts Avenue NW. A stoplight recently was installed at the intersection and some residents opposed it, saying drivers trying to avoid the light would increase traffic on nearby streets.
Also at the May 14 meeting, residents of the Berkshire Apartments said they were opposed to a proposed 20 percent rent increase and the planned $6.5 million renovation of the apartments, located at 4201 Massachusetts Ave. NW. The residents said they think the renovation is unnecessary.
ANC 4A will meet at 7:30 p.m. June 3 at the Fourth District Police Headquarters, 6001 Georgia Ave. NW. BRIGHTWOOD-MANOR PARK-
ANC 4B will meet at 7:30 tonight at the Fourth District Police Headquarters, 6001 Georgia Ave. NW. Jim Werner of the bottle bill initiative campaign will discuss the measure on the 1987 city ballot requiring a 5-cent deposit on soda and beer bottles and on soft drink cans sold in the District.
Alexis Roberson, director of the D.C. Department of Employment Services, will discuss the Special Temporary Employment Program.
ANC 4C will meet at 7:30 p.m. June 3 at the ANC office, 4020 Eighth St. NW. Dwight Mosley, executive director for the Washington Area Tennis Patrons Foundation Inc. will discuss the foundation's proposal to make repair tennis courts in Rock Creek Park.
Thinis Jones of the Clean Capital City Committee will discuss that group's opposition to the bottle bill initiative on the 1987 city ballot. There will also be a speaker who is in favor of the initiative.
The ANC encourages residents to attend the carnival sponsored by the D.C. Boys and Girls Club, Family Life Center Branch, which continues 6 to 11 p.m. today and Friday, and noon to midnight on Saturday and Sunday, at Upshur and 14th streets NW. The ANC voted in February to support the carnival.
ANC 5B will meet at 7:30 p.m. June 4 at the Fifth District Police Headquarters, 1805 Bladensburg Rd. NE. Alice Vetter of Ministries United to Support Community Life Endeavors Inc., a nonprofit organization, will discuss how to convert apartments into cooperative tenant-owned housing. Fred Dorsey, head of the D.C. Office of the People's Counsel, will give an update on utility rates.
Residents of Single Member District (SMD) 02 of ANC 5B met May 21 and voted to oppose the proposed construction by Superior Care and Services Inc. of a mental retardation and development disability center at 24th and Evarts streets NE.
ANC 6A will meet at 7 p.m. June 4 at Trinidad Baptist Church, 1611 Benning Rd. NE. Joyce Thomas of Child Protection Services will discuss child protection programs in the area. There will be an update on the planned renovation of Eastern Market.
A representative from the United House of Prayer will discuss the Family Day Bazaar to be held this summer.
At the May 12 meeting of ANC 6B there was a discussion on housing alternatives for mentally ill patients released from St. Elizabeths Hospital. Guest speakers included Dr. Robert Washington and housing specialist Joyce Drumming Walcott of the D.C. Mental Health Services Administration, and Joyce Forrest of the mayor's State Mental Health Advisory Commission.
The ANC discussed the need for better case management to ensure that mentally ill patients released from St. Elizabeths are receiving and taking required medication and being provided with proper counseling services. Washington told the commissioners that no new group homes for the mentally ill would be opened in the Capitol East section of ANC 6B, which is near D.C. General Hospital.
There was also discussion of the Caldwell Home, a 102-bed facility for mentally ill patients located at 2 18th St. SE. Neighbors who live near the facility have complained that some residents of the home have been aggressive with neighbors and that residents are inadequately supervised.
ANC 6C will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the community room of the Professional Building, 2041 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE.
At the May 14 meeting of ANC 7B, the commissioners voted to oppose a Board of Zoning Adjustment application by the Coalition for the Homeless Inc. to open a homeless shelter in two apartment buildings at 1320-1322 Anacostia Rd. SE. The commissioners said the area already is densely populated and homeless people might pose a danger to neighbors.
ANC 8C will meet at 7:30 p.m. June 3 at the ANC office, 3125 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE.