ANC 1A meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm

Presiding: Commissioner Kent Boese, Chairperson
Harriet Tubman Elementary School
3101 13th Street N.W. (Gymnasium) 7:00pm

Meeting Agenda
October 10th, 2019

Call to Order

Community Comments

Members of the community can use this time to make public announcements, distribute information, or alert the community about issues. 1 minute of time for each speaker is allotted, unless otherwise noted by the Chairperson.

Committee Reports

Committee reports are done as needed. Note: all committee meetings are held at the District Bridges / ANC 1A office, located at 3400 11th Street NW, Suite 200.

  • Education Committee
    • Joint Education / Public Safety school safety meeting: Monday, October 21st at 7:00 pm
  • Public Safety Committee
    • Joint Education / Public Safety school safety meeting: Monday, October 21st at 7:00 pm
  • Transportation Committee
    • Next meeting: Tuesday, October 29th at 7:00 pm
  • Zoning, Parks, and Planning Committee
    • Next meeting: Tuesday, October 15th at 7:00 pm
    • Note: Comprehensive Plan review will be discussed


Presentations are limited to 5 minutes, unless a motion to extend time is granted by the commission. Presentations are followed by 1 minute question/answer segments from the commission and audience until a motion to close discussion is passed.

  • Justin Ingea, Solid Waste Education and Enforcement Program, Department of Public Works
  • Jonathan Tate, Founder & DC Firefighter / EMT, Food on the Stove
  • Betty Entzminger, Community Workforce Development Scholarship Fund
  • BYP100, Sex Work Decriminalization
  • Rebecca Burney, Esq., Equal Justice Works Fellow, Rights4Girls

ANC Administration

  • Roll call
  • Approval of agenda

Consent Agenda

Consideration and possible action relating to a request for Commission approval of the Consent Agenda. All matters listed under “Consent” are considered by the Commission to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. Any Commissioner may, however, remove an item from the Consent Agenda by request. A motion to adopt the Consent Agenda is non-debatable.

  • Approval of the prior minutes (September 2019)
  • Mi Cuba Settlement Agreement (Miller)
  • Mi Cuba Stipulated License (Miller)
  • Letter of Support for District Bridges Book Fair (Miller)
  • Quarterly Financial Report for Q4 FY19
  • Transaction Report for Q4 FY19
  • Request to Repave / Repair Sections of New Hampshire Avenue NW (Boese)
  • Request for DGS & DPR to Solicit Community Input on Repairs to the Park View Recreation Center Athletic Field (Boese)
  • Request for DDOT to Conduct Pickup & Drop-off Traffic Pattern Assessment for the Bruce-Monroe @ Park View Elementary School (Boese)
  • Letter to Councilmember Cheh regarding the alley of Meridian Place NW and Newton Street NW along the side of the Allegro Building at 3460 14th Street NW (Edmondson)
  • Resolution in Opposition to ABRA License for Bombay Street Food (Miller)

Official Business

Official Business is limited to 5 minutes of presentation (unless extended by the Commission) followed by questions from the Commission and audience until a motion to close discussion is passed, followed by an official ANC vote.

Issue – (Presenter/Sponsor Name)

  • FY20 ANC 1A Budget (Miller)
  • Bombay Street Food Settlement Agreement [Pending] (Miller)
  • Grant Request: Nick Stavely, Community Foodworks (CFW) Columbia Heights Farmers Market; $3,625​ to purchase new canopy tents for community tablers [Pending OANC approval] (Miller, Rybarczyk
  • Grant Request: Ransom  Miller IV, Project Giveback; $3,000 to purchase boxes and for equipment rental for the November 23, 2019 Giveback Saturday food distribution event (Love Wade)
  • Motion to Support BZA #20150 – 3117 Georgia Avenue NW  (Brown)
    • Special exceptions under Subtitle G § 1200 from the lot occupancy requirements of Subtitle G § 404.1 and from the side yard requirements of Subtitle G § 406.1, and under Subtitle § 1201 from the rear yard requirements of Subtitle G § 405.2, to construct a two-story addition to an existing two-story attached building in the MU-4 Zone at premises 3117 Georgia Avenue N.W. (Square 3041, Lot 127). ZPP voted 5-0-0 to recommend support.
  • Motion to Support BZA #20137 – 3518 13th Street NW (Goldschmidt)
    • Special exception under the residential conversion requirements of Subtitle U § 320.2, to convert an existing semi-detached principal dwelling unit, to a three-unit apartment house in the RF-1 Zone at premises 3518 13th Street N.W. (Square 2834, Lot 846). ZPP voted 5-0-0 to recommend support.
  • Presentation of BZA #20142 – 746 Irving Street LLC (Brown)
    • Special exception under Subtitle E §§ 5201 and 205.5 from the rear yard requirements of Subtitle E § 205.4, to construct a two-story rear addition (30 feet) to an existing attached principal dwelling unit in the RF-1 Zone at premises 746 Irving Street, N.W. (Square 2890, Lot 59). ZPP requested outreach to abutting neighbors to understand their concerns regarding the addition. 
  • Approval of Resolution regarding Zoning Commission Case #19-15: Short Term Rentals (Wray)
    • At the request of Chairman Mendelson the ZC has set down a case to edit the text of zoning regulation to allow for AirBnB/VRBO short term rentals in residential zones.
  • Letter of recommendations and testimony to the Committee on Transportation and the Environment for the October 24, 2019 hearing regarding B23-242, the Bicycle Advisory Council Expansion Amendment Act of 2019; B23-257, the Mandatory Protected Cycling Lane Amendment Act of 2019; B23-288, the Vision Zero Enhancement Omnibus Amendment Act of 2019; B23-292, the Curb Extensions Act of 2019; and B23-293, the Cyclist Safety Campaign Amendment Act of 2019 (Clock, Rybarczyk)
  • Request to incorporate bulb outs for street trees on the 800 Block of Princeton Place, NW (Boese)
  • Letter of recommendations regarding the Shared Dockless Vehicle Program 2020 Terms and Conditions (Miller)


The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 at 7:00pm

Harriet Tubman Elementary School Gymnasium
3101 13th Street N.W.