Committee Members In Attendance:
Commissioner Kevin O’Connor (2B02)
Commissioner Abigail Nichols (2B05)
Commissioner Noah Smith (2B09)
Ruth Horn, Dupont Circle Citizens Association Representative
Discussion on Proposed Public Safety Meeting
Discussion focused on where a public safety meeting should be held
Commissioner Nichols strongly believed meeting should be held within “club central”
Questions were focused on to whom the main audience of the meeting will be
It was decided that notice of the meeting should go to Jefferson Place, Palladium, and N St Follies
Invitations should be extended to MPD, ABRA, and the Golden Triangle BID
The Committee agreed to ask about the following at the meeting:
Ask if the ANC can provide support by asking MPD to extend support to the Club Action Team to Sunday.
Propose that the ANC support increasing the funding for additional ABRA investigators
Ask Golden Triangle BID to conduct additional outreach to property owners where nightclubs are located.
Bistro Bistro (2B01): Lost standing and currently seeking reinstatement
Fireplace (2B02): Protest drop, reimbursable detail has been reinstated, will work with DDOT on use of public space. Public Safety meeting with MPD forthcoming.
Midtown (2B05): April 2014 protest date, near agreement on Settlement Agreement
Dirty Martini (2B05): April 2014 protest, near agreement on Settlement Agreement
Rose Bar (2B05): Protested as of 2/18/2014, near agreement on Settlement Agreement
Public Bar (2B06): Settlement Agreement agreed upon by all parties
18th St Lounge (2B06): replacarded on 2/21
Bar Code (2B05): still negotiating over use of public space – April 2014 protests date
Bar Charley (2B08): close to a Settlement Agreement with all parties
Chi-Cha Lounge (2B08): Awaiting update
Commissioner O’Connor will survey members about changing meeting times for future meetings.