Committees (regular committees and task forces) consider matters on behalf of the Commission in order to make recommendations for action by the Commission. Committee meetings are designed to allow for extended dialogue about proposed projects and issues. Commissioners and community members are encouraged to participate in these meetings.
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Alcohol Licensing (AL)
The committee may advise the Commission on issues relating to the DC Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA), including:
Tracking and soliciting community feedback regarding new licenses, license changes, and license renewals within ANC 5F
Working with Commissioners to negotiate and maintain settlement agreements on behalf of the Commission with ABRA-licensed establishments within ANC 5F
Assisting Commissioners and community members on ABRA-related issues; and as designated, representing ANC 5F in ABRA proceedings.
Public Safety, Health, & Community Engagement (PSHACE)
The committee may advise the Commission on issues relating to Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and other government agencies, including:
Formulating strategies for community involvement to increase safety
Raising public safety and health issues
Mechanisms for broader community outreach.
First public meeting for the Public Safety, Health, and Community Engagement Committee was held on Wednesday, April 12 from 7:00p-8:30p at Tanner Park.
Second public meeting was held on Wednesday, May 31 from 6:30p-8:30p at Tanner Park.
Third public meeting was held on Wednesday, July 19 from 6:30p-8:30p at the Judd & Weiler Community Room located behind Eckington Hall on 116 Eckington Place NE.
Meeting Minutes for 7-19-2023 held at 6:30p-8:30p at the Judd & Weiler Community Room located behind Eckington Hall on 116 Eckington Place NE.
Community Resource Document (in progress) for community engagement flyer.
Fourth and fifth public meetings are to be held on Thursday, August 24 and Tuesday, August 29 from 7:00p-8:30p at the Judd & Weiler Community Room located behind Eckington Hall on 116 Eckington Place NE.
The sixth public meeting will be held on Monday, October 16 from 7p-9p at the Judd & Weiler Community Room located at Eckington Hall at 116 Eckington Place NE. Agenda will include:
Review of final resource document and any final changes based on other feedback/thoughts (most recent document update here)
Development of one pager front and back in presentable format
Creation of the one-pager for ANC feedback (also found here)
Review of block captains from ANC initial survey
Strategy for engagement across the Commission
Discussion on interest of chair (or co-chairs) for the committee
Transportation and Public Space (TAPS)
The committee may advice the Commission on issues relating to public space permit applications, issues relating to the District Department of Transportation (DDOT), or other public transportation or public space related proposals, including:
Hearing from public space permit applicants and making recommendations for support or disapproval of the permit application
Developing transportation and public space related letters and resolutions for the Commission’s consideration.
The committee meets online on the first Tuesday of every month.
Our next meeting will be on November 7th, 2023 at 7:30pm. It will be virtual.
Meeting ID: 827 0105 1621
Dial in: +1 312 626 6799
Zoning and Development (ZAD)
The committee may advise the Commission on proposed projects that are requesting relief from zoning regulations through the Board of Zoning Adjustment or other entities, including:
Identifying appropriate issues relating to job creation and business and affordable housing
Making recommendations to the Commission to support or oppose requests for zoning relief
Tracking and notifying the Commission of all relevant hearing dates