Government of the District of Columbia

ADVISOR NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSION 5A www.anc5a.org

MINUTES OF MEETING

October 22, 2014

 

The monthly meeting of ANC 5A was held on October 22, 2014.  The meeting was held at UDC-CC Backus Campus, Room 125.  The meeting was called to order at 6:48 PM.  Quorum was established.  Commissioners voted unanimously to adopt the agenda.  The following Commissioners were present for the meeting:

 

Commissioner Grace Lewis 

5A02 

Commissioner Jasmine White

5A06

Commissioner Adrian Jordan 

5A03 

Commissioner Sandi Washington

5A07

Commissioner Ronnie Edwards

5A05 

Commissioner Angel Alston 

5A08

 

Minutes from September 24th meeting were not available.

 

DDOT PRESENTATION – Evian Patterson, Parking Programs Manager discussed: Street signs, parking stickers, residential parking

•        Offered contact information for community follow up – evian.patterson@dc.gov

•        Yvette E. Conley, DDOT Special Assistant to the Director spoke with community about process of getting alley repairs and replacing lights in street lamps – yvette.conley@dc.gov

 

Motion to accept Treasurer’s report, pending audit, was made by Commissioner Washington, seconded by Commissioner White.  Motion carried.

 

DC FIRE & EMS PRESENTATION – Eugene Jones, Interim DC Fire Chief

Fire and EMS Cadet Program, department hiring practices and recruiting

 

PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL PROJECT – Malene Davis, MSN, MBA

•        Requested letter of support from 5A06 for Capital Caring Inpatient Hospice Project

 

Motion for 5A06 to provide letter of support for Capital Caring Inpatient Hospice Project at Providence Hospital was made by Commissioner Jordan, seconded by Commissioner Washington.  Commissioner Alston abstained.  Motion carried.

 

PRESENTATIONS: MAMIE D. LEE PROPOSALS – Prospective schools interested in Mamie D. Lee space, discussed proposals

•        Eagle Academy – all special education students, including Level IV; 3-10 years old; therapeutic approach focusing on communications disorders, life skills training

•        Bridges PCS, Briya PCS & Mary Center – Partnership addressing wide range of special needs; English classes, job/skills training; morning – evening activities/classes from 9 am – 9 pm

 

COUNCILMEMBER MCDUFFIE UPDATE - Ronan Gustone, Deputy Chief of Staff 

•        November 12th: Hearing on the Surplus and Disposition of the McMillan Sand Filtration Site

•        November 17th : Public Safety Forum at Turkey Thicket Recreation Center 6:30 pm – 8 pm

 

COMMUNITY CONCERNS

•        ANC 5A minutes online not updated

•        Residents, Mr. & Mrs. Marshall at 631 Emerson St NE, seeking support relief accommodations from DCRA to build additional bedroom of home.

 

 

 

ANNOUNCMENTS

•        Commissioner Alston – Ft. Totten/Arts Place Project construction workers requesting support to extend working hours to include night work from 9pm – 12am

•        5A06 Holiday Celebration will take place in the 3rd week of December (tentatively on 12/17) Due to travel arrangements Commissioner White will not be in attendance.

•        Commissioner Alston – any community interest in a couponing class Turkey donations to neighbors for upcoming Thanksgiving holiday 

•        Meeting was adjourned at 8:55 PM.