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 & Cannabis Licensing (AL)
The committee may advise the Commission on issues relating to the DC Alcoholic Beverage & Cannabis Administration (ABCA), 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 ABCA-related issues; and as designated, representing ANC 5F in ABRA proceedings.
Community Engagement (CE)
The committee may advise the Commission:
Outreach on basic community resources
Development and maintenance of listservs
Delivering updates on Commission activities
Public Safety and Health (PSH)
Following Public Safety and Health committee meetings are every 3rd Thursday of the month from 6pm - 7:30pm in the Eckington Community Room, Judd & Weiler Building, Quincy Lane NE and also online on zoom at:
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
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 March 5th, 2024 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
Our next meeting will be on January 31, 2024 at 7pm. It will be virtual at the Eckington community room and online.