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Archive - Feb 2015

Date

February 28th

ANC 6E Report - February 2015

Councilman Allen Visits ANC 6E Meeting

New Ward 6 Councilman Charles Allen, who replaced former Ward 6 Councilman Tommy Wells, made himself available at the February meeting by taking questions and laying out his future plans in the city council. Councilman Allen noted that he is honored to represent the largest ward in the city and looks forward to working with other city officials and residents to move DC in a positive direction. 

ANC 6D Report - February 2015

Riverside Church Plans Residential Redevelopment

The next meeting of ANC 6D will be held on Monday, March 9th, at 7 PM at 200 I Street SE (DC Commission on  the Arts and Humanities)

ANC 6A Report - February 2015

Councilmember Charles Allen visits 

The 6A committees meet at 7 p.m. at the following dates:

  • Alcohol Beverage and Licensing, third Wednesday Tuesday of every month at the Sherwood Recreation Center.
  • Community Outreach, third Monday of each month, Maury Elementary School.
  • Economic Development and Zoning, third Wednesday of each month, Sherwood Recreation Center.
  • Transportation and Public Space, third Monday of every month, Capitol Hill Towers.

Please visit  www.ANC6A.org for the latest information regarding meetings.

A Community Celebrates Their Garden’s Success

On Thursday, February 19th Friends of Kingman Park and the Rosedale Citizens Alliance held a celebration of their partnership in establishing the Kingman Park / Rosedale community garden and the help of DC Office of Tax and Revenue in granting its non-profit status. The uphill struggle to establish and maintain a community garden in the Kingman Park /Rosedale areas has reached success with the Office of Tax and Revenue forgiving back taxes and the property now belonging to the neighborhoods. 

ANC 6C Report - February 2015

University of Georgia DC Campus

ANC 6C meets every second Wednesday of the month at the Heritage Foundation located at 214 Massachusetts Ave. NE. Meeting start at 7 p.m. The next meeting will be held on March 11.  

ANC 6B Report - February 2015

Muriel Bowser visits 6B’s regular meeting

As part of a city-wide, early term outreach effort, DC Mayor Muriel paid a visit to ANC 6B’s February regular meeting. She gave an overview of her new cabinet appointees, noting two Ward 6 representatives who regularly attend ANC regular and committee meetings. 

ANC 6B’s next full meeting will be Tuesday, March 10th at the Hill Center, which sits at 921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE.

Hine Project Update

Six years after the development team of Stanton-EastBanc, LLC won the right to develop Hine Junior High School and its surrounding areas, the project will begin construction this month. According to the project's 2011 PUD application, the developers plan to raze the school to build a mixed-use development offering 158 residential units, an underground parking garage, a public plaza, as well as office and retail spaces.  With an opening date of June 2017, here is what you should expect.

Timeline

The Long, Slow Row to a Toxics-Free River

Our River: The Anacostia

With the sparkling new waterfront parks and restaurants below M Street, the new riverfront trails being laid down, the huge new stormwater tunnels, the bald eagles raising their young up by the National Arboretum and the appearance of more and more sculls and shells of rowers, it might seem all is getting well along our river.  But underlying it all is a chronic sickness, a legacy of toxic pollution that is still with us and will take many years to eradicate.  This month we look at what is being done to deal with it.