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June 26th TPI Committee Meeting Agenda

ANC 2B will hold its next Transportation and Public Infrastructure (TPI) Committee meeting on Wednesday, June 26th at 7:00 pm at the Dupont Circle Resource Center, 9 Dupont Circle NW.

The agenda includes:

  • Welcome and review of meeting norms / member introductions
  • A presentation by Restore Mass Ave regarding the Dupont Tree Plaza proposal – https://restoremassave.org/dupont-tree-plaza/
  • Discussion regarding DC Council Bill B23-0148 – the “Transportation Benefits Equity Amendment Act of 2019” – http://lims.dccouncil.us/Legislation/B23-0148
  • Discussion regarding the District Department of Transportation’s Notice of Intent (NOI) #19-06-12-PGTD – “Installation of Parking Restriction for PUDO Research and Data Collection” – https://wiki.ddot.dc.gov/display/NOI/NOI-19-06-12-PGTD
  • Update regarding the District Department of Transportation’s 16th Street Bus Lanes project – https://www.16thstreetnwbus.com/
  • Discussion regarding a proposal by the District Department of Transportation to install planter boxes in select locations along the 15th Street NW protected bike lanes
  • Update regarding the District Department of Transportation’s efforts to improve safety at the intersection of U Street, 16th Street, and New Hampshire Avenue NW

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the above agenda items, please reach out to your single member district commissioner and TPI Committee Chair Randy Downs.

Public Meeting #2 for DDOT’s Connecticut Avenue Streetscape and Deck-Over Project

When:

Tuesday, June 25, 2019
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Presentation starts at 6:15 pm

Where:

The Dupont Circle Hotel
Glover Park Ballroom
(1500 New Hampshire Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036)

Residents, business owners, and any other interested parties are invited to the upcoming public meeting.

Meeting Info:

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will host the second public meeting to show the public the preferred alternatives design of the Connecticut Avenue Streetscape and Deck-Over project on Tuesday, June 25, 2019.  Meetings will be held with the communities, businesses, agency representatives and all project stakeholders to generate public comment and feedback that will be incorporated into the project design to develop a plan that best meets the needs of the community. At Public Meeting #1 in April 2018, DDOT presented several concepts for the corridor and plaza. The comments DDOT received from the public were incorporated into a preferred alternative.

Please visit www.ctavestreetscapeplaza.com for more information on the project.

Project Background:

This project aims to enhance the vitality, economic opportunities, and quality of life for local business and residential communities in the Dupont Circle neighborhood. Improvements to the streetscape and pedestrian infrastructure will create a new public space and improve multi-modal access along Connecticut Avenue from Dupont Circle to California Street NW.  A new deck-over plaza will be constructed over Connecticut Avenue between Dupont Circle and Q Street NW to provide a public space for everyday activities, as a well as a space for special events such as a farmer’s market, movies, music, plays, and art and cultural events. The Connecticut Avenue underpass will remain in use for vehicle travel.

Study Area:

The study area covers Connecticut Avenue from Dupont Circle to California Street NW.

Final ANC 2B June 2019 Agenda Posted

The final agenda for the ANC’s June meeting has been posted and can be viewed at the following link:

Final June 2019 Agenda

As a reminder, the list of alcoholic beverage license renewal applications that the ANC will consider during the meeting can be found at the following link:

ANC 2B License Renewals for June 2019 Meeting

The meeting will be on Wednesday, June 12th at 7:00 pm. Please note that the meeting will take place at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), 1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Room 500. This is the SAIS building that is located on the north side of the 1700 block of Massachusetts Avenue.

Please also note that, due School of Advanced International Studies policies, all meeting attendees will be required to show photo ID in order to enter the school building.

ANC 2B June 2019 Agenda Posted

The agenda for the ANC’s June meeting has been posted and can be viewed at the following link:

Additionally, the list of alcoholic beverage license renewal applications that the ANC will consider during the meeting can be found at the following link:

The meeting will be on Wednesday, June 12th at 7:00 pm. Please note that the meeting will take place at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), 1717 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Room 500. This is the SAIS building that is located on the north side of the 1700 block of Massachusetts Avenue.

Please also note that, due School of Advanced International Studies policies, all meeting attendees will be required to show photo ID in order to enter the school building.

June 5th ZPD Committee Meeting Agenda

ANC 2B will hold our monthly Zoning, Preservation, and Development (ZPD) Committee meeting on Wednesday, June 5th at 7:00 pm at the Dupont Circle Resource Center, 9 Dupont Circle NW.

The committee will review the following historic preservation and zoning applications:

  • 1637-1641 R Street NW – Application by Raycon Inc. for special exception from the minimum open court requirements and from the lot occupancy requirements to construct a rear addition to the second through fourth stories, and a rooftop penthouse to an existing four-story mixed use commercial building at 1637-1641 R Street NW (BZA #20042) (2B04)
  • 1738 Church Street NW – Concept / detached garage, roof deck, and hyphen connection (HPRB #19-384) (2B07)
  • 1521 Corcoran Street NW – Concept / new partial third floor, new addition, new windows (HPRB #19-395) (2B04)
  • 1620 Riggs Place NW – Concept / new garage with rooftop patio (HPRB #19-383) (2B04)

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the above agenda items, please reach out to the single member district commissioner associated with the project and ZPD Committee Chair Beverly Schwartz at: 2B08@anc.dc.gov.