Draft agenda for ANC 4D September meeting

The following agenda is for the next Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D public meeting on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 6:30pm. ANC 4D hosts their meetings at the Washington Latin Public Charter School in the Multipurpose Room. 

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Draft agenda for ANC 4C's September meeting

Draft agenda for ANC 4C's September meeting

The following agenda is for the meeting of September 13, 2017 of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C. 

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Draft agenda for ANC 4C April 12th meeting

Draft agenda for ANC 4C April 12th meeting

The Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C has its next public meeting on Wednesday, April 12th at 6:30pm at the Petworth Library. See their draft agenda...

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Learn about the candidates for ANC 4C

Learn about the candidates for ANC 4C

The Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4C has had its fair share of dysfunction over the past years. Part of this is due to poor behavior on the part of some commissioners, some of it is new commissioners learning the ropes as there has been a large turnover on the commission. Come this November, a good portion of the ANC is running for reelection (most unopposed), with some new faces looking to join.

In alphabetical order, here are the candidates in 4C who took the time to respond to my request for information. All content below are their own, unedited words.

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Resident hit by car at Grant Circle reinforces need for greater pedestrian safety

Resident hit by car at Grant Circle reinforces need for greater pedestrian safety

Unfortunately, a Petworth resident and teacher at EL Haynes was struck by a car on Tuesday morning on Grant Circle. While she's ok, the collision once again points out the need for greater efforts by DDOT and ANC 4C to find a workable solution for pedestrian, bicycle and driver safety along the corridor. An ANC that votes against options for safety, such as those outlined in DDOT's Livability Survey draft recommendations, is not just short-sighted, it's dangerous.

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Resident angst about gun violence and parks once thought safe

Resident angst about gun violence and parks once thought safe

This summer has seen an increase in gun violence that is understandably making residents very agitated and looking for someone to both blame and provide solutions. Neither is easy to find. 

Residents met with MPD and DC gov leadership at the Hamilton Recreation Center on Wednesday evening, August 24th to discuss the recent shooting at Hamilton Park on August 18th and talk through the issue. The takeaway is that residents are upset, and DC agencies don't have concrete strategies.

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