5C Community Calendar January 2019

ANC 5C Commission Meeting
January 16, 2019; Metropolitan Police Department,
1805 Bladensburg Road, NE, 20018

Woodridge Civic Association Meeting
January 8, 2019; Woodridge Public Library,
1801 Hamlin Street, NE, 20018

Woodridge South Civic Association Meeting
January 10, 2019; New Caanan Church,
2803 Evarts Street, NE, 20018

Langdon Park Community Association Meeting

Community Issues

Public Safety
 Core-DC, U.S. Bureau of Prisons; Planned Returning Citizens Facility (Halfway House, 2400 New York Avenue NE); Douglas Development withdrew facility.

 Double Shooting at steps of 2001 Rhode Island Avenue NE, apparent drive-by, January

Langdon Dog Park Lighting (DPR) – under review

1700 Rhode Island Avenue NE;

 Work progressing toward 2019 opening
2027 Rhode Island Avenue NE

 Concerns of muddy water pumped onto Rhode Island Avenue, deep construction without shoring, Additional concerns of improper or illegal construction reported to DCRA; inspector assigned to review.
Casey Trees Planting – ongoing
Road Repairs, Signaling, Traffic Controls

 24th & Hamlin Place NE, Road Repair, Pot Holes, and Resurfacing Plan;

 2200 Rhode Island Avenue NE, crosswalk, and pedestrian repair awaiting dDOT response to Council request.

Cert DC

 The DC community volunteer services (ServeDC) could use help in assisting our seniors with snow removal, when the flakes begin to accumulate. Please consider volunteering for this worthwhile cause. Information for ServeDC’s program may be found at:

Storm Drain Cleaning

Trash and Recycling
 DPW Christmas Tree Collection; January 14, and February 2, 2019; info at https://dcpw.dc.gov/service/leaf-and-holiday-tree-collection; (202) 737-4404, and track leaf collection progress at https://leaf.dpw.dc.gov
 There have concerns regarding the completeness of Trash pickup recently. It appears that trash and recyclables have been not picked up, partially picked up, or inconsistently picked up within our area. The matter is now before the Director of Public Works.

New MPD District’s Realignments
 In January 2019, there is a realignment of Police Boundaries affecting patrols and public safety service in Ward 5. A detailed description is available at http://www.dc.gov/mpdc/realignment2019 ; this proposes changes for ensuring optimal operations following a nine-month review of the boundaries established in 2012. There are significant changes to services in the Ward 5 and the Fifth District.

ANC 5 Grants
 The Advisory Neighborhood Commission is reviewing its community grant program and considering changes for the upcoming 2019 cycle. Comments and suggestions are welcome on the Commissions website or via your SMD commissioners.

SMD-Permit(s) Updates
2853 Belair Place NE
 Public Space Permit Application No. dDOT 321759, New driveway, Drive (parking pad) 10’ by 17’, plus 8.25’ approach (pad) from sidewalk; 10’ wide curb cut w/3’ curved apron at each side, Two street pavement cuts (2); Two Sidewalk cuts adjacent to and west of pavement cuts; Agency reviews are due 1/14/2019. A public hearing is scheduled

Councilman McDuffie
 Swearing-in of Councilman Kenyan McDuffie, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 9:30 am January 2, 2019
 Councilmember’s’ Open House, January 2, 2019, 12:00 pm, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 506
 Councilmember’s swearing-in of Ward 5, Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 4:30 pm January 2, 2019