NEAR NE-NEAR NW SHAW-DOWNTOWN
Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 2C will meet at 7 p.m. today, in the board room of the D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development, 1133 N. Capitol St. NE.
The commissioners will consider an application to the D.C. Zoning Commission by the Hadid Development Cos. Inc. to construct a 12-story building at a vacant lot at 1001 New York Ave. NW. The commissioners are asking for public comment on the proposed development at the meeting. The Zoning Commission has scheduled a public hearing on the application at 7 p.m. Sep. 21, in room 9 of the District Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.
At the Sept. 2 meeting of ANC 2C the following grants to nonprofit community organizations were awarded: $500 to Emmaus Services for the Aging for outreach and referral services for elderly residents in the Thomas Circle area; $495 to Zacchaeus Medical Center to pay for medical supplies and provide free medical services for District residents; and $500 to MET-Kids, a program at the Capital Children's Museum that offers workshops for children.
ANC 2D will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, at the Arthur Capper Multi-Purpose Center, 1000 Fifth St. SE.
GLOV. PK.-BURLEITH-FOXHALL VIL.
ANC 3B will meet at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16, at the Gordon Center library, 35th and T streets NW. There will be a presentation by McHall Inc. developers, who are proposing to construct six town houses and two semi-detached houses at the corner of Foxhall Road and MacArthur Boulevard NW.
There will be a presentation by a representative of Georgetown and Foggy Bottom Trolley Inc., a nonprofit organization that advocates establishing a trolley railroad system to link the Metro subway system with the Georgetown and Foggy Bottom neighborhoods. Members of the group are conducting a ridership survey to determine the need for such a trolley system.
CLEVELAND PARK-WOODLEY PARK
ANC 3C will hold a special meeting at 8 p.m. Sept. 16, at the National Headquarters for War Mothers, 2615 Woodley Place NW.
Representatives for the development firm called 2631 Limited Partnership, will discuss plans for a 65-foot office/retail/residential building at 2631-2641 Connecticut Ave. NW. The developers are seeking citizens' comments at the meeting.
A.U.-SPR. VALLEY-WESLEY HGTS.
ANC 3D will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday, at Ernst Auditorium in Hayes Hall, adjacent to Sibley Memorial Hospital, 5255 Loughboro Rd. NW.
The ANC will discuss citizen complaints of traffic congestion on Arizona Road NW between MacArthur Boulevard and Loughboro Road.
Also at the meeting Donald Myers, of American University, will discuss the updated report on the American University master plan submitted to the D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment for approval. The BZA plans to hold a public hearing on the master plan in October.
Members of a task force consisting of ANC 3D residents and American University staff, who have been studying the university master plan, also will attend the meeting to discuss their findings.
A.U. PARK-FRIENDSHIP HEIGHTS
ANC 3E will hold a joint meeting with the American University Park Citizens' Association at 8 p.m. today , at St. Columba's Episcopal Church, 42nd and Albemarle streets NW. There will be discussions on the ANC 3E bylaw revision and the updated American University master plan.
Also to be discussed is the planned relocation of the American Psychiatric Institute pf Washington, D.C. Inc., from 4460 MacArthur Blvd. NW, to new offices at 4228 Wisconsin Ave. NW.
The commissioners will consider an application to the D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment by Paul Brothers Oldsmobile, to enlarge a car dealership located at 5220 Wisconsin Ave. NW.
ANC 3G will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, at the Chevy Chase Community Center, 5601 Connecticut Ave. NW. Representatives of the Wynmark Corp. will discuss plans to renovate the Chevy Chase Arcade building at 5522 Connecticut Ave. NW. At the Aug. 24 meeting of ANC 3G, the commissioners voted to apply to the D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board for landmark status for the building.
There also will be a discussion on plans by First American Bank to open a branch in the building formerly occupied by the American Podiatric Medical Association, 20 Chevy Chase Cir. NW.
On Sept. 2, the Board of Zoning Adjustment voted 3 to 2 in favor of an appeal filed by ANC 3G and several Chevy Chase residents. The appeal asked the BZA to strike down an April decision by the D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs approving a lot located between 3501 and 3503 Livingston St. NW as buildable. The ANC said the lot width had been incorrectly calculated and that the lot was not wide enough to build a single-family house on.
Also on Sept. 2 the BZA approved Safeway Stores Inc.'s request to continue for five years to operate the parking lots adjoining the Safeway food store at 5545 Connecticu Ave. NW, if Safeway keeps the perimeter free of trash on a daily basis, encourage its employes to park on the lot and that an eye-level evergreen hedge be planted on the south side of the lot bordering Morrison Street in order to provide screening. The ANC had requested most of the conditions.
At the Aug. 24 meeting of ANC 3G, Lee Mayer was appointed commissioner to represent single member district 1. He represents residents in the Barnaby Woods and Hawthorne neighborhoods, roughly bounded by Oregon and Western Avenues and Tennyson Street NW. To contact Mayer, call the ANC office at 363-5803.
Also on Aug. 24, the commissioners voted to ask the D.C. Police to temporarily place two crossing guards on McKinley Street NW at Broad Branch Road and 33rd Street to protect school children from increased traffic because of a detour for construction on Military Road NW.
ANC 5B will meet at 7:30 p.m. today, at Fifth District Police Headquarters, 1805 Bladensburg Rd. NE.
Larry Cunningham, the commissioner who represents single member district (SMD) 8 of ANC 6A, will hold a meeting for residents of SMD 8 at 7 p.m. today, at Holy Name Church, 11th and K streets NE. Conway Wilson, of the D.C. government's Tenant Assistance Program, will discuss that program and how people can qualify for tenant assistance. SMD 8 is bounded by Florida Avenue and Ninth and H streets NE.
ANC 6B will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, at the ANC office, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE.
Two applications to the city's Board of Zoning Adjustment will be considered: by Paul Dietrich, to build an addition to a building at 500 Fourth St. SE; and by Ralph Rinzler, to construct a second floor addition to a former carriage house which is being used as a storage facility at 19 Ninth St. SE.
At the Aug. 4 meeting of ANC 6B the commissioners supported the ANC executive committee's vote to oppose the razing of historic buildings in the 1200 block of Pennsylvania Ave. SE. That vote followedcommittee opposition to a proposed five-story office/retail/commercial building at 1214-1232 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. The commissioners said that while they welcome economic development in that area, they think the proposed development would be too massive for the surrounding Capitol Hill Historic District.
The commissioners also reviewed a report by the Eastern Market Neighborhood Commission, established by Mayor Marion Barry Jr. on March 4. It submitted its recommendations to the mayor Aug. 27.
City Councilmember Nadine Winter (D-Ward 6), who represents the market area, sent a letter to commission chairman Richard Atkinson, said she met with the mayor Sept. 2 and that he thought the renovation plan looked good. He said he had directed his staff to begin considering the plans. The Eastern Market commission consisted of city staff and community representatives.
Also at the Aug. 4 ANC 6B meeting, four commissioners were nominated by the ANC for the city's Correctional Treatment Facility Advisory Committee: Carolyn Bowling, Darlene McEwan, Flossie Lee and Larry Penn.
The commission also held a public hearing Sept. 1 to consider a recall petition initiated by residents of single member district 10 against commissioner Lynne Butler. The residents said that Butler was not giving them proper representation because she had not attended some community meetings. By a vote of 6 to 4, with one abstention, the commissioners voted to allow Butler to remain as commissioner. The vote was by secret ballot. Of the 18 people who spoke at the public hearing, most urged Butler's recall, according to ANC 6B office manager Ceasar Marshall.
ANC 6C will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, in the community room of the Professional Building, at 2041 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE.
William Johnson, of the D.C. Office of Planning, will discuss the Ward Six Plan. William Rumsey, of the city's Department of Public Works, will address citizen complaints about a rusting water tower in the ANC 6C area and what the city plans to do about it. The tower is on the grounds of Stanton Elementary School, at Alabama Avenue and Naylor Road SE.
The September edition of the ANC 6C newsletter, "The Advisor," is available at the ANC office. to obey the law, adult education available in the ANC area, and a bird-sighting report that To receive a copycall the ANC at 889-6600.
ANC 7B will meet at 7:30 p.m. today, at Ryland Epworth United Methodist Church, Branch Avenue and S Street SE. Robert Thomas Richards, executive assistant to D.C. Councilmember Carol Schwartz (R-At Large), will discuss the D.C. Anti-Corruption and Fraud Act of 1987. The act, which is being considered by City Council, was introduced by Schwartz and deals with ethical standards for the city government.
Rick Powell, of the Community Labor Alliance, will discuss possible workmen's compensation legislation that may be introduced to the City Council this fall.
ANC 7C will meet at 7:30 p.m. today, at the ANC office, Suite 2, 4651 Nannie Helen Burroughs Ave. NE.
FORT CHAPLIN-BENNING HEIGHTS
ANC 7F will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, at Benning Stoddert Recreation Center, East Capitol Street and Stoddert Place SE.
ANC 8A will meet at 7 p.m. Monday. Call the ANC office at 563-5500 for meeting location and agenda information.
ANC 8D will meet at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow. Call the ANC office at 562-0191 for meeting location and agenda information.