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Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 1A will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, at Tubman Elementary School, 13th and Kenyon streets NW. The commissioners are scheduled to discuss a city-owned lot that is bordered by 14th Street, Park Road, Holmead Place and Monroe Street NW.
The parcel is owned by the D.C. Redevelopment Land Agency and residents of ANC 1A want to know the city's plans for the property.
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ANC 1B will meet at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4 in the community room of the Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center, 14th and U streets NW.
The commissioners will consider an application to the D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment by Edward Ruhe to convert a former carriage house at 1469 Harvard St. NW into a residence.
ANC 1C will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 at the Marie Reed Learning Center, 2400 18th St. NW. The commissioners are scheduled to discuss the Public Hall Regulation and Licensing Act of 1987, a bill introduced to the D.C. City Council by Council member Frank Smith (D-Ward 1).
The bill proposes to prohibit minors who are not accompanied by adults from entering bars and discos after 11:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and after 1 a.m. on Friday through Monday mornings. The commissioners will vote on whether to support the bill.
Responding to recent citizen requests, the ANC is selling metal signs that explain the city's dog litter control law. The signs are $7 and are available by calling the ANC at 332-2630. The signs say that persons who have dogs shall not allow excrement to remain in any public place or on private property without the consent of the property owner or occupant. Seeing-eye dogs are the exception. The ANC is selling the signs at cost and makes no profit.
The commissioners voted Oct. 19 to support a bill proposed by D.C. City Council member Nadine P. Winter (D-Ward 6) for the city government to provide 1,000 free, off-street parking spaces throughout the District to alleviate parking problems in several neighborhoods. The bill also would establish a task force to oversee how the plan is implemented. The commissioners suggested that the task force begin meeting 120 days after the bill is passed, if it is, and oversee the plan's implementation for one year.
ANC 1D is scheduled to meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, at St. Margaret's Church, 1820 Connecticut Ave. NW. Call the ANC at 332-2394 to confirm the meeting and get agenda information.
ANC 1E will meet at 7 p.m. tonight at the Mount Pleasant Library, 16th and Lamont streets NW.
The ANC's executive committee will hold an open meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the ANC office, Suite 2, 3219 Mount Pleasant St. NW.
The D.C. Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on Nov. 5 to consider a motion to reconsider an application by Four Ways Washington Restaurant, 1701 19th St. NW, to build an additional commercial establishment there.
On July 13, the zoning commission denied the restaurant's application to build the establishment, which the commissioners and residents near the restaurant opposed. The restaurant, located in an area zoned for residential use, has recieved permission to operate there because of a combination of BZA approvals and pre-existing zoning regulations.
The zoning commission will hold the hearing on the Four Ways motion for reconsideration at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 in Room 9 of the District Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW.
ANC 2C will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 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 at Westminster United Presbyterian Church, 400 I St. SW.
ANC 2E will meet at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at at St. John's Episcopal Church Parish House, 3240 O St. NW. The commissioners will consider a liquor license application to the D.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control Board by Leonardo Da Vinci Restaurant, at 3050 K St. NW.
The commissioners also will consider an application to the BZA by Georgetown University to allow temporary use of a house, at 3612 O St. NW, as the university's bicentennial headquarters.
They also will hear an update on the city's plans to open a home for emotionally disturbed youth at the former Hurt Home for the Blind, at 3050 R St. NW. The city purchased the home last month for $2.9 million. A group of Georgetown residents have filed a lawsuit against the city government to try and stop the establishment of the group home.
Also at the meeting, the commissioners will consider an application to the D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board to construct an addition to the rear of a single-family house at 1660 34th St. NW.
ANC 4A will meet at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4 in the Shepherd Elementary School auditorim, 14th and Jonquil streets NW. The commissioners will hear a presentation on the D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs' civil infraction enforcement program, which is designed to maintain the residential character and appearance of neighborhoods. They also will hear an update on a citizens' proposal for the city government to open a public public library in the Shepherd Park area.
ANC 4C will meet at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at the ANC office, 4020 Eighth St. NW.
ANC 5B will meet at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Fifth District Police Headquarters, 1805 Bladensburg Rd. NE. Representatives from the D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development will discuss housing programs available to D.C. residents.
The commissioners also will hear a presentation on "AIDS in the Black Community" by a representative of SPECTRUM, a health promotion project.
On Oct. 2, ANC 5B commissioners sent testimony to City Council Chairman David A. Clarke supporting the proposed reappointment of D.C. Auditor Otis Troupe, which is being considered by the council. In the letter, the commissioners said they support Troupe because "he has upheld high standards of fiscal accountability and he persistently presses for improvement in the management and efficient operation of the D.C. government."
ANC 6A will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 5. Call the ANC office at 544-3637 for the meeting location and agenda information.
ANC 6C will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the community room of the Professional Building, 2041 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE.
Single Member Districts 7 and 8 (ANC 7C) will sponsor a community meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Stella T. Johnson Senior Citizen Center, 5901 Dix St. NE. Sixth District Police Chief James Wilson will speak.
ANC 8C will meet at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4 at the ANC office, 3125 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE.