ANC 4A DECEMBER 2021 MEETING MINUTES

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 virtually through Zoom. Commissioner Singleton called the meeting to order at 7:03pm. A quorum was present, including the following Commissioners:

• Stacey Lincoln, 4A02
• Stephen Whatley, 4A03
• Patience Singleton, 4A04
• Candace Tiana Nelson, 4A06
• Marlene Moss, 4A07
• Pavan Khoobchandani, 4A08

1. Approval of Administrative Matters (Agenda, Minutes, and Consent Agenda)
a. Approval of the agenda as amended was moved by Commissioner Singleton and seconded by Commissioner Khoobchandani. Approved 6 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions.

b. Approval of the November 2021 meeting minutes was moved by Commissioner Khoobchandani, seconded by Commissioner Nelson. Approved 6 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions.

c. Approval of the Q3 and Q4 Quarterly Reports was moved by Commissioner Whatley and seconded by Commissioner Lincoln. Approved by a vote of 6 ayes, 0 nays, and 0 abstentions.

d. Request to rent an address at Mail, Print & Ship for ANC 4A at an annual cost of $292 per year was moved by Commissioner Whatley, seconded by Commissioner Khoobchandani. Approved by a vote of 5 ayes, 0 nays, and 1 abstention.

2. Non-Consent Calendar Resolutions and Letters:

a. Resolution # #4A-11-02-21-01, Requesting Identification of, Repaving, And/Or Prioritization of Alley Located In Square 2534. Moved by Commissioner Khoobchandani, seconded by Commissioner Whatley. Approved 7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions.

3. Presentations and Reports

a. Captain Porter gave the report for the Metropolitan Police Department, Fourth District, and reported on current law enforcement issues in ANC 4A. Key point was that if a package is stolen off your porch it should be reported to MPD.

b. Tamira Benitez gave the report for Councilmember Lewis George’s office. Key points were about the violence interruption program.

c. Yamileth Escobar gave the report for Mayor Bowser’s office. Key points were about in-home vaccinations for COVID-19 and MPD traffic safety campaign.

d. State Board of Education Ward 4 Representative Frazier O’Leary spoke on school/education issues including the renaming of Wilson High School.

e. Commissioner Khoobchandani presented about the removal of a Ginkgo tree at 1415 Rittenhouse St. NW

f. Cynthia Turcios from DDOT presented regarding her new role as liaison for DDOT.

4. Community Concerns. A number of community concerns were raised including about Upper Georgia Avenue Main Street.

Commissioner Khoobchandani moved that the meeting be adjourned, and Commissioner Nelson seconded. It was passed without objection.