ANC 2B will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Thomas Parish, 1772 Church St. NW, to do the following:

Review an Alcoholic Beverage Control Board liquor license renewal request by the Royale Palace nightclub, 1805 Connecticut Ave. NW.

Review revised plans for a proposed building at 22nd and N streets NW that exceeds zoning restrictions.

Review a Board of Zoning Adjustment (BZA) Application for an art gallery at 1727 21st St. NW.

Consider filing a petition against a proposed restaurant at 1635 R St. NW.


Design applications for 1515 29th St. NW and 3130 M St. NW were incorrectly identified in last week's ANC column. They were applications before the D.C. Commission of Fine Arts, not the Board of Zoning Adjustment (BZA)


ANC 3B took the following actions at its Sept. 12 meeting:

Voted to award a $500 grant to St. Luke's United Methodist Church 3655 Calvert Street NW to refurbish its community room.

Voted to award a $250 grant to the Stoddert Recreation Advisory Council, 39th and Calvert streets NW., to replace rat-infested sand on the playground.

Presented a certificate of appreciation to resident Milt Grossman for his community service, including his successful effort to refill a large construction hole left by a developer on Wisconsin Avenue and Hall Place NW.

Heard Joseph Passonneau, a resident, present an alternaive to the D.C. Department of Public Works plan to rebuild Whitehurst Freeway. Passoneau wants the freeway removed entirely and replaced with a 10-lane avenue extending from Key Bridge to K Street NW. The D.C. Fine Arts Commission has petioned the city to delay construction plans for 60 days and examine Passoneau's plans. However, city officials said they are still going ahead with plans to rebuild the freeway and will announce the construction schedule within the next few weeks.


ANC 3C will meet at 8 p.m. Monday at the 2nd District Police headquarters, Idaho Avenue and Newark Street NW, to discuss bill 8-626, proposed by D.C. Council member Betty Ann Kane (D-At Large), which establishes procedures for controlling ANC funds, allows ANC commissioners to serve as chairmen for more than two consecutive years, allows elections for recalling commissioners or filling vacancies to be done by postal ballots rather than at polls, stipulates that the city provide health insurance for full- and part-time ANC staff, provides a process for joint ANC meetings and establishes an ANC support office to provide technical, legal and budgetary assistance to ANCs. A public hearing on the bill will be held at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at the District Building

At its Aug. 27 meeting, the ANC did the following:

Gave a $1,500 grant to Iona House, which provides senior citizen services.

Adopted a resolution calling on the city to stop issuing building permits to a developer who is establishing a restaurant in an apartment building at Wisconsin Avenue and Van Ness Street NW.

Adopted a resolution criticizing C & P Telephone's proposal to charge customers 45 cents every time they block the caller-I.D. service.

Adopted a resolution calling for the D.C. Bureau of Traffic Services to meet with concerned citizens to discuss issues related to the replacement of "tear drop" street lights with high pressure, sodium-vapor lights, which the city says are more energy efficient. The city has already installed the new lights in most sections of the city, and is currently installing them in Ward 3.

Adopted a resolution opposing a plan to construct five single-family homes on a wooded site off of Porter Street NW adjacent to Rock Creek Park.


ANC 3E will meet at 7:30 p.m. today at the Georgetown Day School, 4200 Brandywine St. NW, to do the following:

Discuss what to do about the homeless people who gather at the entrance to the Sears building near the Metro escalators. Some residents have complained that the homeless are harassing them.

Consider whether or not to support the application by the Tenleytown Historical Society to the D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board to designate a large victorian house at 4622 and 4624 Wisconsin Ave. NW a historic landmark.

Consider whether or not to support the request of Barry Williams to the D.C. Department of Public Works to preserve the remaining "tear dop" streetlights in the ANC area. The DPW is currently replacing the lights with high pressure, sodium-vapor lights, which it says are more energy-efficient.

Consider whether or not to support the request to the D.C. Office of Aging by Iona House, a senior citizen service organization, to acquire the former police station at 42nd and Albemarle streets NW and use the site for a community facility for senior citizens.

For more information, call the ANC office at 244-0800 or ANC Chairman Stephen J. Raiche at 363-2414, evenings.


ANC 3F will meet Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Capitol Memorial Church, 3150 Chesapeake St. NW, to hear presentations from the following people and groups:

Shirley Rees, a representative of the D.C. Department of Human Services, will provide information about a plan to establish a group home for six to eight retarded adults at 4345 Wisconsin Avenue NW.

Jerzy Poziomek, a representative of the Polish Embassy, will discuss a proposal to build 18 town houses and a swimming pool on the property of the Polish Embassy, 2800 Tilden Street NW.

The Forest Hills Playground Committee will give an update about the renovation of the playground located between Brandywine and Chesapeake streets NW. The old playground equipment has been removed, and the new equipment will be installed in October. The committee needs volunteers to help install the new playground equipment. For more information, call the ANC office at 362-6120.


ANC 3G will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Chevy Chase Community Center, Connecticut Avenue and McKinley Street NW, to do the following:

Vote on whether or not to grant $1,000 to Iona House to support publication of the 1991 editon of its handbook "Resources for Older Residents of Northwest Washington."

Hear an update on the status of an appeal by Hugh J. Beins, 3812 Kanawha St. NW, concerning the rear addition constructed behind his house at 3813 Jocelyn St. NW in 1984.

At its Sept. 10 meeting, the ANC did the following:

Voted to ask the D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment to take the following positions on the proposed 40-unit addition to Knollwood, a retirement home at 6200 Oregon Avenue NW: that no new construction will extend beyond the existing building towards Stephenson Lane NW; that any addition be screened by landscaping; that the current driveway not be enlarged; and that no further construction occur at Knollwood for 25 years. The D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment was scheduled to hear the request on Sept. 19.

Voted not to oppose a zoning request by James A. and Llewellyn W. Bensfield to build an addition to a house at 3745 Huntington St. NW.

Voted to begin the process for the city and federal government to designate the old section of the Carnegie Institute of Washinton building, at 5241 Broad Brach Rd. NW, as a historic landmark.

For more information, call the ANC office at 363-5803.


ANC 6B took the following actions at its Sept. 11 meeting:

Agreed to ask S & J Liquors, at 1500 Massachusetts Ave. SE, and the 15th Street Association to continue working toward a voluntary agreement about problems concerning the store. Neighbors have complained about trash, public drunkeness and other problems at the establishment. Commissioners asked the parties to report on their progress at the Oct. 9 meeting.

Agreed to sponsor two candidate forums before the Nov. 6 elections. One will feature mayoral, council and school board candidates and the other ANC commissioners. A total of 19 people have filed petitions to run for the 12 seats on ANC 6B. Single member district 6B01, which runs roughly from the Capitol to Fourth Street SE, has no declared candidates.

Heard a presentation by Kim Mapp, of the Foster Grandparents Program, who urged expanded participation by senior citizens. Under the program, seniors give support and guidance to children who are neglected, abused or disadvantaged. Contact the ANC at 543-3344 for more information.

The ANC will meet again at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the ANC office at 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. On the agenda:

Discussion of the ANC's fiscal 1991 budget.

Consideration of a D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment application by Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 7th St. SE, to renew their pemit allowing them to continue operating an arts workshop.. For more information about the agenda, call the ANC office 543-3344.


At a meeting Sept. 10, ANC 6C took the following actions:

Discussed a proposal by Action to Rehabilitate Community Housing to construct single-family homes at 22nd Street and T Place SE.

School board member Bob Boyd (Ward 6) discussed the school system's transferral of principal Walton Breckenridge from Anacostia High School to Johnson Junior High School. Breckenridge was replaced by former Kramer Junior High School principal Zazolia Willis. Residents have voiced concerns about the timing of the transfers and its impact on the schools.


ANC 7A will meet at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at Neville Thomas Elementary School, 650 Anacostia Ave. NE. Contact the ANC at 399-8051 for agenda information.


ANC 8D will meet at 7 p.m. today at the ANC office, 153 Galveston Place SW, suite 5. For more information, call the ANC office at 562-0190.