November 2016 Meeting Report

DC Department of Parks and Recreation and Guy Mason Rec Center Hours. Keith Anderson and other DPR representatives explained the recent and abrupt cutback in hours at the Guy Mason. The new hours close the center at 9 rather than 10 pm on weekdays and eliminate Sunday hours.   These changes were made because of constrained Read More»

October 2016 Meeting Report

Police Report. Sergeant Benjamin Firehock of the Second District, MPD, gave the police report.   Overall, crime declined for the past month compared to one year earlier but not across the board.   Shoplifting and bicycle thefts are up compared to last year. Commissioner Young asked about the problem of speeding on Cathedral Avenue between Massachusetts and Read More»

September 2016 Meeting Report

  Police Report. Commander Melvin Gresham and Lieutenant Ralph Neal (PSA 204) of the Second District MPD attended the meeting. Lt. Neal reported that the statistics showed that crime was down in PSA 204 for the past month compared to the same month a year ago. Responding to requests from citizens attending the meeting, they Read More»

Meeting Report (May-July)

THREE MONTH SUMMARY We apologize for playing catch-up with these ANC meeting reports. For full details of all ANC actions, see the meeting minutes under the Documents header. What follows are the highlights of what you may have missed, month by month. Mayor Bowser’s Visit in May The ANC had two presentations in May. One Read More»

April 2016 Meeting Report

New Voting Machines At ANC3B’s April meeting, Kevin Newsome of the Board of Elections demonstrated new machines that will be operating during both the June 14 primary and November 8 general elections. While paper ballots will still be available, the new machines should speed up voting time. They are touch screen “ballot markers” which print Read More»

March 2016 Meeting Report

Fillmore, Shelter and Pepco-Exelon At our March 16 meeting the ANC voted unanimously to urge the District to restore funding for the Fillmore Arts Center program that Stoddert School and four other local elementary schools have participated in for the last several years. Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh told us that the outcry against this Read More»

February 2016 Meeting Report

Too Much Alcohol, Snow, and Water At the February 11 meeting of ANC3B, representatives of Rite Aid discussed their plans for the store and took questions about their request to the ANC that we amend our moratorium renewal petition, which has already been submitted to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, to lift the ban on Read More»

December 2015 and January 2016 Meeting Report

Changes Made and Coming, Plus Calls for Comment At ANC3B’s December meeting, we heard from Adam Hiltebeitel of Arcuri restaurant, 2400 Wisconsin Ave., who explained that Arcuri was applying to the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) for approval to have live entertainment. He asked for support from the ANC citing as reasons Arcuri’s underground location, Read More»

November 2015 Meeting Report

The following is a summary of ANC3B’s November meeting. The official meeting minutes are posted on the website under DOCUMENTS/MINUTES after being approved at the December 10 meeting. Be Smart About Package Delivery The ANC’s November meeting began with MPD Lt. Neal encouraging residents to plan ahead for receiving packages by mail this holiday season. Read More»

October 2015 Meeting Report

The following is a summary of ANC3B’s October meeting. The official meeting minutes will be posted after being approved at the November 12 meeting. Panel Discussion on Homeless Services In response to concerns about the needs of homeless people in and around Glover Park, Commissioner Brian Turmail (3B-05) gathered a panel of experts to help Read More»