Minutes of the ANC1A Regular Meeting
held on March 11, 2015 at Tubman Elementary School, D.C.
Chair Kent Boese began the meeting at 7:07 p.m. Commissioners present for meeting were: Marvin L. Johnson (1A01), Josué Salmerón (1A02), Tom Gordon (1A03), Matthew Goldschmidt (1A04), Thu Nguyen (1A05), Patrick W. Flynn (1A06), Darwain Frost (1A07), Kent Boese (1A08), Bobby Holmes (1A09), Rashida Brown (1A10), Dotti Love Wade (1A11), and Margaret Hundley (1A12). No commissioners and were absent. Approximately 42 persons attended the meeting.
A quorum was declared.
Several persons spoke under the Community Announcements portion:
Commissioner Boese made an announcement about the Neighborhood Watch Training scheduled for March 21st.
Commissioner Frost made an announcement about Mayor Bowser’s State of the District meeting scheduled for March 31st.
Commissioner Brown informed the community about the Columbia Heights Clean Up Day held on March 21st.
Commissioner Love Wade shared information about District events associated with the Civil War Anniversary and the Lincoln Funeral Train events.
Commissioner Flynn alerted the assembly that residents who received parking tickets due to the delayed start of street sweeping would have those tickets voided.
Commissioner Boese reminded residents about the planned Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon schedule for March 14th.
Gabriel Rojo, Ward 1 Outreach and Service Specialist, Mayor’s Office of Community Relations and Services, made an additional announcement regarding the spring clean up event.
Cassandra Sánchez, DCPS Community Action Team, Ward 1 & Ward 4 Coordinator, introduced herself and spoke about her work.
Robert Robinson, Grid 2.0, made an announcement about his advocacy work opposing the Pepco/Excelon Merger and requested that the Commission weigh in on the issue.
Commission Nguyen gave a report from the Public Safety Committee.
DCRA Interim Director Melinda Bolling introduced herself, provided information about the work her agency does, shared some of her goals for DCRA, and answered questions from Commissioners and community members.
Representatives of 3209 13th Street, NW, gave a presentation on their development project and provided information relevant to their pending BZA application.
Commissioner Boese introduced and moved to approve the meeting agenda.
Commissioner Boese introduced and moved to approve the February 2015 meeting minutes.
Commissioner Goldschmidt introduced an amended budget for ANC 1A and moved to approve the amended budget.
Commissioner Goldschmidt introduced the Treasurer’s Q1 Report and moved to approve the report.
Commissioner Boese introduce an amendment to the ANC 1A Bylaws and moved to approve the amendment.
Commissioner Boese introduce amendments to the ANC 1A Standard Operating Procedures and moved to approve the amendments:
Commissioner Nguyen introduced a Letter of Support for a Landmark Nomination for Kelsey Temple Church of God, 1435 Park Road, NW. Commissioner Nguyen moved to approve the letter.
Commissioner Brown introduced a Letter of Support for an Apiary at the Bruce Monroe Community Garden. Commissioner Brown moved to approve the letter.
Chairman Boese adjourned the meeting at 9:13 PM.