ANC 2E Minutes for March 31, 2014



Meeting Date: March 31, 2014

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Minutes for the Meeting of
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E
March 31, 2014
Georgetown Visitation School, 35 and Volta Place, NW Heritage Room
The meeting was called to order at 6:43 p.m. by Commissioner Lewis, Chair. Commissioners Solomon, Jones,
Starrels, Steury, and Prindiville were present, constituting a quorum.
Approval of March 31, 2014, ANC 2E Public Meeting Agenda
Commissioner Lewis moved to approve the agenda of the March 31, 2014 ANC 2E public meeting.
Commissioner Prindiville seconded the motion. The motion carried with a vote of 6-0.
Approval of March 4, 2014, Meeting Minutes
Commissioner Lewis moved to approve the minutes of the March 4, 2014 ANC 2E public meeting.
Commissioner Jones seconded the motion. The motion carried with a vote of 6-0.
Public Safety Report
Lt. Hedgecock reported 7 robberies of pedestrians in the community in the last month. 4 involved hand guns. 4
victims were lone females at the east end of Georgetown. Also a bank robbery occurred at TD Bank. He added
there would be an enhanced presence of MPD in Georgetown.
Financial Report
Commissioner Jones reported ANC finances are secure.
Transportation Report
Commissioner Lewis urged that citizens call 311 and report potholes for repair and reported that DDOT was
Department of Public Works Report
Commissioner Jones announced the spring clean-up with Georgetown University on April 12 with DPW
Helping Hands in partnership.
Community Comment
Lee Granados announced the Nike Women’s Half Marathon for the weekend of April 27 and 28. Ms. Granados
spoke of ways that the Half Marathon is addressing the problems of last year to reduce congestion at
Georgetown Harbor and K Street.
John Wiebenson of the Georgetown BID discussed upcoming BID projects, most notably the French Market,
April 25 and 26.
Ruth Werner of Councilmember Jack Evans’ office announced voting places for the upcoming election.
New Business
Commissioner Steury explained the issues regarding fracking in the George Washington National Forest,
specifically the use of chemicals close to the Potomac watershed for DC.
Commissioner Steury made the following motion, which was seconded by Commissioner Prindiville. The
motion carried with a vote of 6-0
​ ​the Potomac River is the sole source of water for drinking and household use for
​ ​ ​ ​ r​ esidents, workers, and visitors to this area;
​ ​the Potomac River lies in the watershed of the George Washington National