ANC 4A MARCH 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. 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

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 Nelson. Approved 6 ayes, 0 nays, 0 abstentions.

2. Non-Consent Calendar Resolutions and Letters:

a. Resolution ##4A-03-01-22-01 - Opposing the Construction of a Dormitory Addition on the Residential Property Situated at Address 1440 Hemlock Street NW in the Shepherd Park Neighborhood, Washington, DC. Moved by Commissioner Lincoln, seconded by Commissioner Moss. Approved 2 ayes, 1 nay, 3 abstentions.
b. Resolution # 4A-03-01-22-2- Outlining Principles for Redistricting Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4A Single Member District Boundaries. Moved by Commissioner Singleton, seconded by Commissioner Moss. Approved 5 ayes, 0 nays, 1 abstention.
c. Letter to Charles Allen Calling For A Hearing Regarding Allegations Of Discrimination At MPD. Moved by Commissioner Singleton, seconded by Commissioner Nelson. 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 that robberies have increased, in the 4th District and across the city.

b. Aura Cruz Heredia gave the report for Councilmember Lewis George’s office. Key points were about Ward 4 CARE Days.

c. Yamileth Escobar gave the report for Mayor Bowser’s office. Key point was about the mask mandate being removed.

d. State Board of Education Ward 4 Representative Frazier O’Leary spoke on school/education issues including the need for substitute teaches at DCPS.

e. The DC Zoning Commission presented about the zoning process in DC.

f. The ANC Ward 4 Redistricting Task Force presented about the redistricting process.

g. The Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs (MOLA) presented about the services it provides to all DC residents.

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