Affordable housing, inclusionary zoning, and new grants available: ANC 4D draft March agenda

The Advisory Neighborhood Commission for 4D meets on Tuesday, March 15th at Truesdell EC (800 Ingraham St NW) at 7pm.

Karanja Slaughter is tentatively attending to discuss the Department of Housing and Community Development’s plans for acquiring the two vacant lots at 809-813 Kennedy St. to create affordable housing. (Note this is where the late, great AJ Cooper launched his campaign for City Council in 2014.)

Note that a Special Community Meeting is scheduled for the night after the ANC meeting. Deputy Mayor Brenda Donald will answer the community’s many questions regarding the proposed transitional housing facility at 5505 5th St. NW. , Wednesday March 16th at Brightwood Park United Methodist Church, 6:30-8:30pm.

ANC 4D PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA (draft) Tuesday, March 15, 2016

1.    Call to Order (Colbert)
2.   Roll Call, Determination of Quorum (Colbert)
3.   Approval of Agenda (Colbert)
4.   Approval of January 2016 Meeting Minutes (Colbert)
5.   Treasurer’s Monthly Report (Colbert)
6.   Old Business
       a.     Inclusionary zoning: amended resolution and vote (Bowser)
       b.     Transitional housing facility for homeless plan for 5505 Fifth St NW (Roth)
       c.     ANC Grants (Bowser)

7.   New Business
       a.   ABRA decision on Castello Lounge (Sheon)
       b.   Closure of 5509 Ninth St. apartment building (Roth)

8.  Community Comments (Timed 2 min.)

9.  Guest Speakers
       a.     Megan Aniton, OAG, on human trafficking in our community (Roth)
       b.     Karanja Slaughter, DHCD, on city action on two vacant lots on Kennedy St. (Roth)

10. Announcements
       a.   Neighborhood solidarity network canvassing (Bowser)    
       b.   Wellness Expo May 23, Emery Recreation Center 10-4 (Branton)
       c.   April invited guest speaker:  DC Scores (Sheon)

11. Adjournment (Colbert)

Drew Schneider

Local DC blogger in Petworth, Washington DC.

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