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The monthly meeting of ANC 5A was held on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. The meeting was held at UDC-CC Backus Campus. The meeting was called to order at 6:56 PM Commissioners present:


Commissioner Grace Lewis 5A02

Commissioner Isaiah Burroughs 5A04

Commissioner Ronnie Edwards 5A05

Commissioner Jasmine N. White 5A06

Commissioner Sandi Washington 5A07

Commissioner Angel Alston 5A08


Motion to Adopt agenda – Edwards, seconded by Commissioner Burroughs


Metropolitan Police Department, PSA 405 – Officer Lucas


Mary’s Center, Dr. Tollie Elliott


Office of the Attorney General, AG Karl Racine


Chair’s Report


Financial Report


Motion to approve February 24th 2016 ANC 5A minutes as presented; seconded by Commissioner Edwards. Motion carried.


New Business

Economic Development Survey – Tabled until April, until Commissioner Jordan




Ward 5 City Council Update – No representative present


DC Clean Rivers Project, Lilia Ledezma - No representative present


Old Business


Single Member District Reports


SMD 5A01 Commissioner Wilds:

SMD 5A02 Commissioner Lewis:

SMD 5A03 Commissioner Jordan

SMD 5A04 Commissioner Burroughs – Invited community to Mass, thank community for attending community event

SMD 5A05 SMD 5A06 No Report

SMD 5A07

SMD 5A08 –


Mayor’s Office


Community Concerns/Announcements


Debra Groomstead (sp) – Asked for email address on flyers and would like Facebook, and Twitter


Street work on 11th & Emerson – Commissioner Lewis has contacted Malik Williams and the work order has been called in.


Trina Stewart from CSOSA at 910 Rhode Island Ave. NW inviting community to April 6th 6:30 – 8:30


Lorenz Wheatley – Asked Commission to add Michigan Park to flyers; Inquired about EYA presentation at North Michigan Park Civic Association – To date, no PUD has been filed so Commission 5A has no position.


Cafritz project update – Friday April 1st from 11am – 1pm; Walk through of construction site


Carmen Williams – questions about Catholic University leasing property, which has resulted in increased construction; school expanding behind Basilica area;


Jamal Lampkin – community members Committee on Disabled Veterans


Potholes 1st Street between Hawaii Taylor


New Community newsletter OAG’s – Saturday Women’s History Month program at Hospital for sick children


Elaine Alston – Easter basket donation program


Meeting adjourned at 8:38 pm