ANC 4A Cruises Through Brief March Agenda

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4A held its March public meeting last evening at the Fourth District Police Headquarters.  The agenda was very brief, and the meeting finished at 8:30 pm. The following notes highlight the items likely to be of greatest interest to the public:

Community Concerns

  • A gentleman named Adrian Sutton from the Office of the Chief Technology Officer came to share information about a variety of upcoming tech programs for the community. These events include a Free Tech Support workshop and classes for seniors such as “Smartphone 101”, Internet Safety and Social Media 101.  I will post the relevant dates on our community calendar.
  • The Abrahams Hall Senior Apartments enrollment process is beginning soon. On March 14th from 2-4 pm, there will be an information session held at the Hattie Wellness Center at 324 Kennedy Street NW.  80 One-Bedroom rental units, targeting Income Levels of 30-50% Area Median Income, will be available.  Estimated rents will be around $1,170.  Learn more at http://theparksdc.com/sign-up/
  • Frazier O’Leary invited community members to attend the March meeting of the State Board of Education on March 20th at 5:30 pm. The meeting will be held in the Old Council Chambers, located at 441 4th Street NW

Report from Councilmember Todd’s Office by Chief of Staff Sheryl Newman

  • The DC Council voted unanimously to confirm Lewis Ferebee as Chancellor on Tuesday
  • After two and a half weeks of patrol and review, no additional evidence of the cause of the odor concerns at Walter Reed along Aspen Street have been found by inspectors from the Department of Energy and Environment. No additional reports have come in during this time period.
  • The Senior Dental Services Program is now available. A full range of discounted diagnostic, preventative and restorative dental services can be found at the Marie Reed Health Center, located at 2155 Champlin Street NW.  Call 202.540.9862 to schedule and appointment.

Moreland’s Tavern Resolutions

  • The Commission voted to support the Alcoholic beverage license for Moreland’s Tavern, which is located at 5501 14TH Street, NW. If approved by the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, the agreement will permit alcohol sales up to 2 am Sunday through Thursday nights and to 3 am on weekend nights.

Resolution in Support of UDC Budget Increase

  • The University of the District of Columbia is in the midst of a campaign to convince the city government to increase its operating budget.  School President Ronald Mason recently visited a community meeting in the Shepherd Park neighborhood to discuss this issue.  Here is a video that explains more about it.   Commissioner Patience Singleton introduce the resolution of support and the Commission approved it unanimously.

 

 

 

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