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ANC 2B Announces Election of Amy Johnson for 2B01

Headshot_JohnsonAmyAdvisory Neighborhood Commission 2B is pleased to announce that Amy Johnson has been elected as the next commissioner for single member district 2B01. Amy is filling the vacancy created by the passing of former Commissioner Michael Feldstein. After the end of the public review period for the signatures Amy submitted, the Board of Elections announced yesterday that Amy will officially be a commissioner for ANC 2B and she was sworn-in by Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans earlier today.

Amy is an international and community development consultant with 25 years of experience working to strengthen communities in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central America, Eastern Europe, the Pacific Islands, and South America, as well as in the U.S. Amy has held leadership positions in the federal government and in non-profit organizations, and has also served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Belize, supporting the strengthening of operations and programming of the local YWCA.

When she is not working with clients, you may find Amy at Yoga District, Glen’s Garden Market, the Dupont Farmer’s Market, or volunteering for international exchange programs that offer young professionals an opportunity to enhance their global education.

Amy holds a Master’s degree in Intercultural Communication from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Delaware. She is delighted to be representing district 2B01 as Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner and looks forward to working closely with the Dupont Circle community.

List of Alcohol License Renewals Being Considered During ANC 2B’s June Meeting

Hello neighbors,

Below is a link to the list of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board license renewal applications that ANC 2B will consider during its regular June meeting this Wednesday.

ANC 2B License Renewals for June 2016 Meeting

Please note that there will be time set aside for community members to raise any concerns regarding the establishments included in the attached list during the meeting.

As a reminder, the ANC’s regular June meeting will be this Wednesday, June 8th at 7:00 pm at the Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW. A copy of the meeting agenda can be found here.

Please let your single member district commissioner or I know if you have any questions about this matter. We look forward to seeing you this Wednesday!

Sincerely,

Peter Sacco
Executive Director
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2B

June 1 ZPD Agenda

The ANC’s Zoning, Preservation, and Development Committee will meet on Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 at 7:00 pm at the Dupont Circle Resource Center, 9 Dupont Circle NW. Please reach out to Committee Chair Daniel Warwick and your single member district commissioner if you have any questions or concerns.

The following projects are on the Committee’s agenda:

2147 P Street NW: Application for a lot occupancy variance and relief from the rear yard setback requirement. Please note that the historic preservation aspects of the project have yet to be reviewed by the ANC and are expected to be reviewed at the July ZPD meeting (BZA #19309) (2B02)

1714-1716 N Street NW: Proposed consolidation of lots and addition of a rear exit staircase (BZA #19312) (2B05)

1520 T Street NW: Proposed fourth story addition to a row house (HPRB #16-383) (2B09)

1824 17th Street NW: New retaining wall and patio area in the front yard / public space (HPRB #16-384) (2B08)

2122 O Street NW: Proposed rear addition to a rowhouse (HPRB # TBA) (2B06)

2000 Florida Avenue NW: Application by the American Geophysical Union for a variance from the off-street parking requirements and a special exception from the penthouse setback requirements, to renovate an existing office building, including the installation of a rooftop solar array (BZA #19314) (2B01)

1713 S Street NW:  Proposed rear addition, new roof penthouse and deck, and the removal of the garage roof (HPRB #16-445) (2B01)

List of Alcohol License Renewals Being Considered During ANC 2B’s May Meeting

Hello neighbors,

Below is a link to the list of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board license renewal applications that ANC 2B will consider during its regular May meeting this Wednesday.

ANC 2B License Renewals for May 2016 Meeting

Please note that there will be time set aside for community members to raise any concerns regarding the establishments included in the attached list during the meeting.

As a reminder, the ANC’s regular May meeting will be this Wednesday, May 11th at 7:00 pm at the Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Avenue NW. A copy of the meeting agenda can be found here.

Please let your single member district commissioner or I know if you have any questions about this matter. We look forward to seeing you this Wednesday!

Sincerely,

Peter Sacco
Executive Director
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2B

ZPD Committee Agenda for May 4, 2016

The ANC’s Zoning, Preservation, and Development Committee will meet Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 at 7:00 pm at the Dupont Circle Resource Center, 9 Dupont Circle NW. Please reach out to Commissioner Warwick and your single member district commissioner if you have questions or concerns.

The following projects are on the Committee’s agenda:

1508-1512 21st Street NW – Revised residential renovation and rear addition to three existing multifamily rowhouses, including restoration of the historic façades on 21st Street (HPRB #16-148) (2B02) (10 mins)

1800 R Street NW – Application for a variance to allow for the opening of a yoga studio in a condominium building (BZA #19262) (2B03)

923 16th Street NW – Historic landmarking application for the St. Regis Hotel (formerly the Carlton Hotel), including a proposed side and roof addition (HPRB #16-293) (2B05)

1800 N Street NW – Public space application for an enclosed sidewalk cafe at Surfside (DDOT #10235344) (2B07)

1101-1111 16th Street NW – Revised concept / façade alterations to non-contributing buildings as two buildings are combined (HPRB #16-157) (2B05)