Minutes of the ANC1A Regular Meeting
held on November 12, 2014 at Harriet Tubman Elementary School, D.C.
Chair Kent Boese began the meeting at 7:04 p.m. Commissioners present for meeting were: Daniel Kornfield (1A01), Vickey Wright-Smith (1A02), Steven Swank (1A03), Kevin Holmes (1A05), Patrick Flynn (1A06), Kent Boese (1A08), Bobby Holmes (1A09), Dotti Love Wade (1A11), and Rosalind M. Gilliam (1A12). Commissioners Morgan Corr (1A04), Thomas Boisvert (1A07), and Anthony Cimino (1A10) were absent. Approximately 35 persons attended the meeting.
A quorum was declared.
Commissioner Boese announced that Park View Community Partners had been chosen as the redevelopment team for the Park Morton project.
The Commission heard presentations from:
· Marc Battle on the Pepco/Exelon merger;
· Matt Accornero, Ward 1 representative of the DC Bicycle Advisory Council, who provided an overview of Bill 20-884, the "Bicycle and Motor Vehicle Collision Recovery Amendment Act of 2014"
ANC Administrative Matters
There was a unanimous motion approving the October 2014 Minutes.
Commissioner K. Holmes introduced a Settlement Agreement with Mi Cuba Café, 1424 Park Road. Commissioner Holmes moved to approve the agreement. The motion passed 9-0-0.
Commissioners Boese and B. Holmes co-introduced a resolution supporting BZA Case #18875, 713-735 Lamont Street. Commissioner B. Homes moved to approve the resolution. The motion passed 9-0-0.
Commissioner Boese introduced a resolution in support of a parking variance for 3647 New Hampshire Avenue. Commissioner Boese moved to approve the resolution. The motion passed 9-0-0.
Commissioner B. Holmes introduced a resolution supporting a Special Exception permitting a “fast food” establishment at 3232 Georgia Avenue. Commissioner B. Holmes moved to approve the resolution. The motion passed 9-0-0.
Commissioner Boese introduced a resolution in opposition to the issuance of a retailer’s Class “C” license to Anyado Hospitality Group, 3124 Georgia Avenue. Commissioner Boese moved to support the resolution. The motion passed 9-0-0.
Commissioner B. Holmes introduced a resolution supporting a variance to convert an apartment building from two living units to three living units at 705 Kenyon Street. Commissioner B. Holmes moved to approve the resolution. The motion passed 8-0-0.
Commissioner Flynn introduced a resolution to oppose a BZA application for 1368-1370 Kenyon Street. Commissioner Flynn moved to approve the resolution. The motion failed to be seconded and died. Commissioner B. Holmes introduced a resolution in support the BZA application. Commissioner B. Holmes moved to approve the resolution in support. The motion passed 5-1-1.
Commissioner Flynn introduced a grant in the amount of $500 to Collaborate to Impact, Tree Lighting Extravaganza. Commissioner Gilliam offered a friendly amendment to reduce the grant amount to $250, which Commissioner Flynn accepted. Commissioner Flynn moved to approve the grant as amended. The motion passed 7-0-0.
Chairman Boese adjourned the meeting at 9:43 p.m.