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ANC 4A OCTOBER 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 7:02pm. A quorum was present, including the following Commissioners:
• Phyllis Green, 4A01
• 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 7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions.
b. Approval of the September 2021 meeting minutes as amended was moved by Commissioner Khoobchandani, seconded by Commissioner Lincoln. Approved 7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions.
c. Approval of 2022 Budget as amended was moved by Commissioner Whatley, seconded by Commissioner Lincoln. Approved 7 ayes, 0 nays, 1 abstention.
d. Approval of the Q3 and Q4 Quarterly Reports was tabled to the November meeting by a vote of 7 ayes, 0 nays, and 0 abstention.
2. Non-Consent Calendar Resolutions and Letters:
a. Resolution #4A-10-05-21-01 – Calling for speed humps on the 1600 Block of Varnum St. NW. Moved by Commissioner Khoobchandani, seconded by Commissioner Moss. Approved 7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions.
b. Resolution #4A-10-05-21-02 – Opposing a curb cut at 1395 Aspen Street NW. Moved by Commissioner Whatley, seconded by Commissioner Green. Approved 6 ayes, 0 nays, 1 abstention.
c. Resolution #4A-10-05-21-03 – Supporting Design Concept of Buildings A-G at the Parks at Walter Reed. Moved by Commissioner Whatley, seconded by Commissioner Moss. Approved with Commissioners Green, Whatley, Moss and Khoobchandani in favor and Commissioners Lincoln, Nelson, and Singleton abstaining.
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 Robert Hamrick took over for Derek Stanten as Community Outreach Coordinator for 4D.
b. Lenace Edwards gave the report for Councilmember Lewis George’s office. Key point was the potential for virtual schooling, increased transparency, and COVID testing.
c. State Board of Education Ward 4 Representative Frazier O’Leary spoke on school/education issues including lack of preparation for COVID in schools.
d. Laisha Dougherty with the PEPCO/DC PLUG program spoke about its power line undergrounding project.
e. Timothy Olawuni spoke about a variance request for 1326 Fort Stevens Drive NW
f. Shea Cashen of Lock7 Development spoke about a construction project at 7428 Georgia Avenue NW
g. Rachel Davis spoke about the Parks at Walter Reed Neighborhood History Project.
Commissioner Singleton moved that the meeting be adjourned, and Commissioner Khoobchandani seconded. It was passed without objection.
The meeting was adjourned at 10:03pm.
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