Advisory Neighborhood Commission 1A

 

Standing Committees 2015-2016



These committees report to ANC 1A and are expected to coordinate closely with the given SMD commissioner(s) on affected issues. The term for the Chair and Co-Chair of a committee is one year, but the number of times one may be reelected is not limited. The Chair and Co-Chair are voted on by the ANC 1A Commissioners. The Committee is expected to promote membership and maintain a list of its members. Except for the Executive Committee (created in the Bylaws) and the Committee of the Whole, Membership and Chair positions are open to all ANC 1A residents.


Alcoholic Beverage Review Administration Committee (ABRA) -- Marvin Johnson, Chair


ABRA Committee is responsible for the following:

  • Track ANC 1A requests for information/reports and follow-up with ABRA as necessary.
  • Research and report findings and provide recommendations to ANC 1A.
  • Draft (recommended) resolutions for ANC 1As consideration.
  • Coordinate community participation at ABC hearings by explicit request of the commission.
  • Maintain an (excel) spreadsheet of all ANC 1A ABC license holders, ANC ABRA notifications, and appropriate deadlines.

Economic Development Committee (EDC) - The EDC is responsible for the following:

  • Identify appropriate issues in regards to job creation, and business development [housing development and policy, project development, public space, transportation issues]
  • Draft resolutions for ANC 1As consideration
  • Coordinate public meetings as necessary. If a public meeting is held, a participant sign-in sheet and meeting notes shall be provided to ANC 1A within 30 days of the meeting date.
  • Research and report findings and provide recommendations to ANC 1A
  • Track and notify ANC 1A of all relevant hearing dates.

Planning and Zoning Committee (PZC) - The PZC is responsible for the following:

  • Identify appropriate issues in regards to land-use planning, zoning, and regulations
  • Draft resolutions for ANC 1As consideration.
  • Coordinate public meetings as necessary. If a public meeting is held, a participant sign-in sheet and meeting notes shall be provided to ANC 1A within 30 days of the meeting date.
  • Research and report findings, recommendations, and deadlines to ANC 1A
  • Track and notify ANC 1A of all relevant hearing dates.

Public Safety Committee (PSC)  -- Dan Kornfield, Chair. Contact danielkornfield@yahoo.com

The PSC is responsible for the following:

  • Formulate and execute strategies for community involvement to promote greater public safety and awareness of criminal activity.
  • Support the MPDs community policing initiatives through innovative approaches and encouraging more communication.
  • Track ANC 1A crimes and report information to ANC 1A.
  • Raise public safety issues to ANC 1A and other appropriate entities.
  • Draft resolutions for ANC 1As consideration.
Public Safety Committee minutes and reports are located on the Library Page can be found here.


Education and Recreation Committee (ERC)
- The ERC is responsible for the following:

  • Indentify appropriate issues in regards to education and recreation.
  • Explore community partnerships with public schools to improve facilities and student safety.
  • Encourage ANC 1A residents to volunteer their time in ANC 1A parks, schools, and youth programs.
  • Assess use and demand for improvements and/or new facilities in the Department of Parks and Recreation parks and playgrounds.
  • Draft resolutions for ANC 1As consideration.

Historic Preservation, Development, & Design Review Committee (HPDDR) -- Kent Boese, Chair.

The HPDDR is responsible for the following:

  • Promote preservation of the historic, architectural, and residential character of the Columbia Heights, Park View, and Pleasant Plains neighborhoods.
  • Establish and maintain on-going working relations with those public and private entities with similar goals and purposes, such as the Historic Preservation Review Board, Board of Zoning Adjustment, the Zoning Commission, The DC Office of Planning and the DC Preservation League.
  • Identify historic properties and districts of merit and submit them for landmark status when appropriate.
  • Propose related policy positions for the Commission's Consideration.
  • Review designs for all proposed development and recommend changes as appropriate to maintain overall character of ANC 1A neighborhoods.

 

 


Advisory Neighborhood Commission 1A
  3400 11th Street, NW, #200

Washington, DC 20010