March 2017 Meeting Report

Police Report. Lt. Ralph Neal, PSA 204, reported that crime is down for the past month compared to the same month a year earlier. Specifically, property crimes dropped from 49 last year to 33 this year. Recently, the Second District has been experiencing an increase in robberies that may be related. A group of three Read More»

February 2017 Meeting Report

  Presentation by Dr. Lawrence Singer on Proposed Use of 2461 Wisconsin Avenue.  Describing himself as an integrated oral health professional, Dr. Singer talked about his plans to open a dental surgery facility in the former site of the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) building.   The practice would be a “flex clinic” and cover Read More»

January 2017 Meeting Report

  Election of 2017 ANC 3B Officers. The line up of officers in 2017 will be Jackie Blumenthal, Chairman; Brian Turmail, Vice Chairman; Mary Young, Treasurer; Ann Mladinov, Secretary; and Melissa Lane, Communications & Web Site. Approval of ANC 3B Public Meeting Dates for 2017. It was agreed that ANC 3B monthly meetings would be Read More»

December 2016 Meeting Report

Police Report. Lt. Ralph Neal reported that violent crime was down for the month compared to the same month the previous year (from 5 to 2). Property crime, however, was up a bit (from 25 to 28) mostly because of thefts.   He also announced some personnel changes including the return of Captain Kelvin Cusick to Read More»

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»