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PLEASE NOTE: In compliance with Roberts Rules of Order Newly Revised, 11th Edition, §48, page 468, the minutes of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4A are a record of the actions taken by the Commission, not a record of what people said during the meeting. Accordingly, comments made by commissioners or members of the public will not be recorded in detail in
the minutes.

The meeting was held in the community meeting room, Metropolitan Police Department
Fourth District Headquarters, 6001 Georgia Avenue N.W. Commissioner Stephen
Whatley , Chair (and ANC 4A03) called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM. Also present
were Commissioners 4A01 Phyllis Green, 4A02 Stacey Lincoln ,4A06 Candace Nelson,
4A07 Marlene Moss, and 4A08 Gale Black. A quorum was present for all votes.

1) Approval of the Agenda

Commissioner Green moved to approve the agenda. Commissioner Black seconded
the motion. The motion was adopted 6 yes, 0 no.

2) Election of Officers
Mr. Gottlieb Simon, Executive Director, Office of Advisory Neighborhood Commission,
conducted the election of officers for 2019.

It was moved and seconded to allow two minutes for speeches nominating a candidate
and two minutes for a speech by each nominee. The motion was adopted, 5 yes, 1 no.
Mr. Simon opened the floor for nominations for Chair.

Commissioner Moss nominated Commissioner Lincoln for Chair.

Commissioner Green nominated Commissioner Black for Chair.

There were no other nominations.

Both candidates made brief statements regarding their qualifications for the office of
Chairperson.

Mr. Simon conducted a roll call vote. The vote was:

4A01 Green voted for Black
4A03 Whatley voted for Black
4A02 Lincoln voted for Lincoln.
4A07 Moss voted for Lincoln
4A06 Nelson voted for Black
4A08 Black voted for Black

Mr. Simon declared Commissioner Black Chair of the Commission, four votes to two
votes for Commissioner Lincoln.

Mr. Simon opened the floor for nominations for Vice-Chair.

Commissioner Whatley nominated Commissioner Green.

Commissioner Moss nominated Commissioner Lincoln.
Commissioner Lincoln declined the nomination.

Commissioner Green was elected Vice-Chair by acclamation.

Mr. Simon opened the floor for nominations for Secretary.

Commissioner Whatley nominated Commissioner Pope.

There were no other nominations.

Commissioner Pope was elected Secretary by acclamation.

Mr. Simon opened the floor for nominations for Treasurer.

Commissioner Whatley nominated Commissioner Nelson.

There were no other nominations.

Commissioner Nelson was elected Treasurer by acclamation.

Commissioner Black assumed the Chair.

3) Participation in the ANC Security Fund

Commissioner Black moved that the Commission approve participation in the 2019 ANC
Security Fund, approve the Security Fund agreement, and approve the payment of a
$25.00 participation fee. Commissioner Whatley seconded the motion. The motion was
adopted unanimously, 6 yes, 0 no.

4) Establishing a Meeting Schedule for 2019

Commissioner Black moved that the Commission adopt a resolution setting a meeting
schedule for 2019. Commissioner Whatley seconded the motion. The motion was
adopted, 6 yes, 0 no.

The adopted resolution:
RESOLVED:
That Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4A hereby adopts the following meeting
schedule for the year 2019 :

The first Tuesday of the month, at the Metropolitan Police Department 4th District
Headquarters , 6001 Georgia Avenue N. W., beginning at 7:00 PM.

February 5 (alternate severe weather date : February 12)
March 5 (alternate severe weather date: March 12)
April 2 (alternate severe weather date : April 9)
May 7
June4
July - No meeting
August - No meeting
September 3
October 1
November 5
December 3
January 7, 2019

5) Approval of Minutes

Commissioner Whatley moved that the minutes of the November 6, 2018 minutes be
approved. Commissioner Black seconded the motion. The motion was adopted , 5 yes,
0 no.

Commissioner Whatley moved that the minutes of the December 4, 2018 minutes be
approved . Commissioner Black seconded the motion. The motion was adopted, 5 yes ,
0 no.

6} Resolution Approving Sharing of ANC 4A Office at 7720 Alaska Avenue NW
with ANC 4B.

Commissioner Whatley moved that the Commission adopt a resolution inviting ANC 48
to share the Commission office at 7720 Alaska Avenue NW. Commissioner Black
seconded the motion . The motion was adopted 5 yes, 0 no .

7) Contract for Office Manager Services

Commissioner Whatley moved that the Commission extend the contract with James H.
Irwin to serve as Office Manager, until June 30, 2019. Commissioner Moss seconded
the motion. The motion was adopted, 6 yes, 0 no.

Presentations and Reports

1) Capt. Franklin Porter, Metropolitan Police Department, Fourth District, reported
on current crimes and law enforcement issues in ANG 4A.

2) Mr. KeShawn Harris, Executive Office of the Mayor, gave a report on current
issues and concerns being addressed by the Mayor.

4) Ms. Sheryl Newman, representing Councilmember Todd, gave an update on
issues of concern to Ward 4.

Commissioner Whatley moved that the meeting be adjourned. Commissioner Nelson
seconded the motion. The motion was adopted unanimously.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:51 PM.


ANC 4A JANUARY 2019 MEETING MINUTES

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