ANC 4A SEPTEMBER 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 7:08pm. A quorum was present, including the following Commissioners:
• Phyllis Green, 4A01
• Stacey Lincoln, 4A02
• Stephen Whatley, 4A03
• Patience Singleton, 4A04
• Candace Tiana Nelson, 4A06 – arrived after CM Lewis George meeting
• 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 Lincoln. Approved 6 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions.
b. Approval of the July 2021 meeting minutes was moved by Commissioner Khoobchandani, seconded by Commissioner Lincoln. Approved 6 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions.
2. Non-Consent Calendar Resolutions and Letters:
a. Resolution #4A-09-09-21-01 – Calling for speed humps on the 1600 block of Allison St. NW. Moved by Commissioner Khoobchandani, seconded by Commissioner Whatley. Approved 6 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions.
b. Resolution #4A-09-09-21-02 – Calling for speed humps on the 7300 block of 13th St. NW. Moved by Commissioner Whatley, seconded by Commissioner Khoobchandani. Approved as orally amended 6 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions.
c. Settlement Agreement with Qategna Café Liquor License - 1207 Tuckerman St NW. Moved by Commissioner Singleton, seconded by Commissioner Whatley. Approved 6 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 discussing the recent violence in DC and Ward 4.
b. Yamileth Escobar representing the office of the Mayor provided updates regarding Streeteries, DPW yard waste collection, and COVID-19 testing options.
c. State Board of Education Ward 4 Representative Frazier O’Leary spoke on school/education issues including repair and maintenance needs of schools in 4A, as well as collecting books for Mrs. O’Leary’s Books For Friends.
d. Commissioner Lincoln spoke about construction by right to be performed at 7428 Georgia Avenue NW.
e. Joseph Kerwin spoke about the ParkDC parking permit system.
f. Alexis Blackmon from Casa Ruby spoke about Casa Ruby moving back into their location at 7530 Georgeia Avenue NW.
g. DOEE spoke about the Ft. Stevens Stormwater Retrofit project kickoff meeting on September 21, 2021.
h. Commissioner Whatley spoke about a special SMD meeting regarding a curb cut at 1395 Aspen St NW, time and date TBD.
Commissioner Singleton moved that the meeting be adjourned, and Commissioner Whatley seconded. It was passed without objection.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:01pm.