ANC 4A JUNE 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 Nelson called the meeting to order at 7:05pm. A quorum was present, including the following Commissioners:

• Phyllis Green, 4A01
• Stacey Lincoln, 4A02
• Stephen Whatley, 4A03
• Candace 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 Nelson and seconded by Commissioner Lincoln. Approved 6 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions.

b. Approval of the May 2021 meeting minutes was moved by Commissioner Khoobchandani, seconded by Commissioner Whatley. Approved 5 ayes, 1 nay, 0 abstentions.

c. The Quarterly Financial Report was moved to July 2021.

2. Community concerns – Residents/Commissioners raised comments/concerns including the following:
a. Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus Field Day, June 4, 2021

3. Non-Consent Calendar Resolutions and Letters:

a. Resolution #4A-06-01-21-01 - Supporting an Application for Special Exceptions by the Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital. Moved by Commissioner Moss, seconded by Commissioner Whatley. Approved 6 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions.

4. Presentations and Reports

a. Lieutenant Fitzgerald gave the report for the Metropolitan Police Department, Fourth District, and reported on current law enforcement issues in ANC 4A. Key point was that auto thefts continue to be a problem – the primary targets are delivery drivers and the stolen vehicles tend to get used in violent crimes.

b. Yamileth Escobar representing the office of the Mayor provided updates regarding the public health emergency, CDC vaccination records, DPW parking enforcement restart, and the ticket amnesty program.

c. Tamira Benitez of Councilmember Janeese Lewis George’s office presented updates on behalf of the Councilmember’s office. Key points were about Beach Drive and the eviction moratorium.

d. State Board of Education Ward 4 Representative Frazier O’Leary spoke on school/education issues including high school graduations.

e. Julian Hipkins, III spoke amount Theodore Roosevelt High School’s NAF Academy.

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

The meeting was adjourned at 8:55pm.