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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, Milton School 6045 16th Street NW.
Commissioner Gale Black, Chair (and ANC 4A08) called the meeting to order at 7:05 PM. Also
present were Commissioners 4A02 Stacey Lincoln, 4A03 Stephen Whatley, 4A04 Patience
Singleton, 4A06 Candace Nelson and 4A07 Marlene Moss. A quorum was present for all votes .

1. Approval of Administrative Matters (Agenda, Minutes, and Consent Agenda)

a. The agenda was approved as amended.

b. Commissioner Whatley moved that the December 3, 2019 minutes be approved .
Seconded by Commissioner Moss. Approved unanimously.

c. Election of Officers - Conducted by Sherryl Newman (Chief of Staff Councilmember
Brandon Todd)

a. Chair Commissioner Gale Black (6-0)

b. Vice Chair - Tie Commissioner Phyllis Green and Commissioner Stacey Lincoln (3-
3 ). Held over to February meeting.

c. Treasurer - Commissioner Candace Tiana Nelson (6-0)

d. Secretary - Commissioner Stephen A. Whatley (6-0)

d. Resolution 4A-2020-16-01 establishing meeting dates - Moved Commissioner Black
Seconded Commissioner Whatley - Approved (6-0)

e. Resolution 4A-2020-16-02 request for traffic speed mitigation on Fern Street NW
between Alaska Avenue NW and Georgia Avenue NW. Moved Commissioner Whatley Seconded
Commissioner Lincoln. Passed 5 ayes, 0 nays, 1 abstain.

f. Resolution 4A-2020-16-04-4A participation in the ANC Security Fund - Moved
Commissioner Whatley Seconded Commissioner Nelson - Passed without objection
g. Resolution 4A-2020-16-05 -Appointing Commissioner Moss as the official 4A representative on the Kennedy Street project - Passed unanimously. (oral)

h. Resolution 4A-2020-16-03 - Notification of the church of ANC 4A's intent to release the
office . Moved Commissioner Black - Seconded Commissioner Nelson - Passed 5 ayes, 1
nay, 0 abstentions .

L Resolution 4A-2020-16-06- Requesting Red RPP signs for the 5800 block of Colorado
Avenue. Moved Commissioner Nelson - Seconded Commissioner Singleton - Passed 6 -
0.

2. Resolutions and Letters:

1. Resolution 4A-2020-16-07 -- Commissioner Whatley moved that ANC 4A support the
request from Children's National Medical Center to place signage at Walter Reed.
Seconded by Commissioner Black

The motion passed 6 ayes, 0 nays and O abstention.

2. 4A Annual Report -- Commissioner Black moved that ANC 4A accept the draft annual
report.

Seconded by Commissioner Whatley

The motion passed 6 ayes, 0 nays and O abstention.

3. Presentations and Reports

a) Captain Porter gave the report for the Metropolitan Police Department, Fourth
District , and reported on current crimes and law enforcement issues in ANC 4A.

b) Gabrielle Priest representing the office of the Mayor spoke of upcoming events.

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

d) Mr. Frazer O'Leary - spoke on Education issues. Street from Georgia Avenue to 16th
Street NW.

e) Commissioner Whatley moved that the meeting be adjourned . It was seconded by
Chair Black and passed without objection.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:15 PM.

ANC 4A JANUARY 2020 MEETING MINUTES

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