At a meeting June 6, ANC 1C took the following actions:

Tentatively approved a resolution recommending that the D.C. Alcohol and Beverage Control Board limit the number of licensed restaurants in the area, allowing them only on commercial strips and discouraging large restaurants from opening by limiting the number of seats when granting liquor licenses. The commissioners also recommended that the ABC board set a moratorium on issuing new liquor licenses for liquor and grocery stores in Adams Morgan. The ANC will vote on whether to adopt the recommendations at its July 11 meeting.

Approved a public space application to allow Cafe Atlantico, 1819 Columbia Rd. NW, to establish a 24-seat sidewalk cafe. The approval was granted provided that the management operate the cafe only during the summer, remove all railings and other equipment during the off season and resolve with the ANC any future complaints about its operations.

Announced that liquor license applications for ANC Single-Member Districts 2 and 3 in Adams Morgan will be heard at a meeting of the ANC's zoning, planning and licensing committee at 7 p.m. Monday at the ANC office, 2407 18th St. NW. Liquor license renewals are pending for the following restaurants: Omega, Millie and Al's, El Tazmul, Kilimanjaro, Rio Grande, Cafe Atlantico and Julio's. Taft Bridge renovation plans also will be considered at the meeting.

Directed the head of the ANC's zoning committee to write to the D.C. Zoning Commission and the D.C. Council to urge implementation of the city's recently approved comprehensive plan for development in the Adams Morgan area.

Announced that Single-Member District (SMD) 2 will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, and SMD 5 and SMD 7 will meet at 7 p.m. June 21. Both meetings will be held at the ANC office, 2407 18th St. NW.

Petitions to nominate a commissioner for the vacant seat in SMD 3 are available at the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. Signatures of 25 registered voters who live in the SMD are required for a nomination. The SMD is bounded roughly by Rock Creek Park, 18th Street, Calvert Street and Belmont Road NW. The deadline for filing is July 25.


At a meeting June 5, ANC 1E agreed to award a $300 grant to Library Theatre for its summer reading program for children.

The ANC currently is looking for volunteers to help plan a June 28 forum for Ward 1 and at-large candidates for the D.C. Council. Call the ANC office at 462-3595 for more information.

The ANC's task force on community policing will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Mount Pleasant Library, 16th and Lamont streets NW, to introduce Capt. Charles Moore of the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department, who has been appointed to oversee officers who patrol Mount Pleasant.

The ANC is seeking longtime neighborhood residents interested in serving on the board of directors for Mainstreet Inc., a community organization made up of residents and business people working to revitalize Mount Pleasant Street.

The ANC has announced that its July 3 business meeting has been rescheduled to July 10 because of the Independence Day holiday.


At a town meeting June 5, ANC 2B commissioners and about 110 residents and homeless people discussed what commissioners and many residents say is an increasing problem of aggressive panhandling in the area. {See related story elsewhere in the D.C. Weekly.}


ANC 3D will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School, 4700 Whitehaven Pkwy. NW. For more information, call 363-4130


ANC 3E will meet at 7:30 p.m. June 21 at the Lisner-Louise Home, 5425 Western Ave. NW, to do the following:

Consider a proposal by the Lisner-Louise Home to build a 60-bed addition to the nursing home. Commissioners will take a walking tour of the site.

Consider a proposal by the D.C. Department of Public Works to install a traffic light at 50th Street and Massachusetts Avenue NW.

For more information, call 244-0800 or ANC 3E Chairman Stephen J. Raiche 363-2414, evenings.


At its June 6 meeting, ANC 4A did the following:

Voted to not support a proposal to build a church at 6338 Piney Branch Rd. NW.

Voted to support a request by Care Services Corp. to the Board of Zoning Adjustment (BZA) to increase the capacity of its day-care center at 5601 16th St. NW from 45 children to 84 and to increase staff from five to 12. For more information, call 291-9341.

Voted to support legislation proposed to the D.C. Council by the Pro-Housing Propery Tax Coalition requiring the city to reduce the tax rate on buildings and increase the tax rate on land values. The city now has the same tax rate for buildings and land.

The ANC will not meet in July and August. In July, the ANC is moving to 7600 Georgia Ave. NW, Suite 205, 20012. The phone number will reamin the same: 291-9341.


ANC 6B's planning and zoning committee meeting will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE.

The ANC is continuing to look for residents interested in serving on the following committees: parks, library and arts; education, recreation and youth affairs; health and human services; and government operations and legislative affairs. Contact the ANC office at 543-3344 for more information.


At a meeting May 24, ANC 7A voted 2 to 1 not to support a BZA application by Anna M. Stinger to establish a home improvement company at 4021 Lane Place NE, which is in a residential district.


ANC 7B will meet at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Ryland Epworth United Methodist Church, 3200 S St. SE, to discuss an application by Washington Halfway Home for Women to establish a halfway house for female offenders at 2425 Naylor Rd. SE.


ANC 7F will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Benning Stoddert Recreation Center, 3900 East Capitol St. SE, to do the following:

Hear a presentation by Mac Zaugh of Shannon and Luchs Real Estate about the planned sale of 11 acres of Woodlawn Cemetery.

Hear a presentation by Gentry Davis, the new superintendent of the National Capitol Park Service.

Hear a presentation by a representative of Metro Health Associates, which is proposing to establish an 11-unit shelter at 4000 D St. SE to provide low-cost, temporary housing for homeless people. Counselors would help people selected for the program find work and permanent housing.

Continue discussion on a proposal to build a three-unit apartment building at Burbank and S streets SE. The D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment has approved the development, but a neighborhood group, which opposes the project in part because it does not include a sidewalk, has appealed the BZA decsion. For more information, call 584-4947.