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ANC 4A APRIL 2022 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:
• 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 Whatley and seconded by Commissioner Khoobchandani. Approved 7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions.
b. Approval of the meeting minutes for February and March 2022 was moved by Commissioner Khoobchandani and seconded by Commissioner Moss. Approved 7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions.
c. Approval of the Quarterly Financial Report was moved by Commissioner Whatley and seconded by Commissioner Moss second. 7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions.
2. Non-Consent Calendar Resolutions and Letters:
a. Resolution #4A-04-05-22-01 - Support of the Application for a Special Exception Concerning Construction of a New Deck at 1359 Rittenhouse. Moved by Commissioner Singleton, seconded by Commissioner Khoobchandani. Approved 7 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions.
b. Letter - Special Permit for Weekend & After-Hours Construction for Covered Walkway (Brightwood Elementary School) – Commissioner Nelson moved for a vote to support her letter, which was seconded by Commissioner Khoobchandani. Approved 6 ayes, 1 nay, 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 tire thefts are up.
b. Tamira Benitez gave the report for Councilmember Lewis George’s office. Key points were about legislative updates.
c. Yamileth Escobar gave the report for Mayor Bowser’s office.
d. State Board of Education Ward 4 Representative Frazier O’Leary spoke on school/education issues including the Safe Streets legislation and the Mayor’s education budget.
e. Ernest Chrappah, DCRA Director, presented regarding the Mayor’s proposed budget.
f. Ryan O'Leary, DC Committee to Build a Better Restaurant Industry, presented about Initiative 82, DC Tip Credit Elimination Act.
g. Christopher Dyer, Community Engagement Manager for DPR, presented regarding an overview of DPR and provided information about summer camp registration.
h. Commissioner Whatley presented regarding a proposed tavern license for Premiere Restaurant located at 7307 Georgia Ave, NW
Commissioner Singleton moved that the meeting be adjourned, and it was seconded by Commissioner Khoobchandani. It was passed without objection, and the meeting adjourned at 9:17pm.
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