ANC Wrapup: Georgetown crime increased and fracking possible in D.C.

In a string of robberies occurring in East Georgetown over the past two months, an unidentified male targeted four lone females walking alone at night in separate incidences, according to a Metro Police Department spokesman at Monday’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E meeting. The suspect has been known to carry a firearm with him, and the […]

ANC Wrapup: You shall not pass! Seriously, traffic on Wisconsin is awful

Last night, the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E held its monthly meeting in McCarthy Hall. Among other things, the commissioners discussed the annoying traffic on Wisconsin Ave. in Georgetown, commented on the proposed zoning regulation changes of the D.C. Office of Planning, and heard the cases of several charities, as they asked the ANC to approve […]

ANC Wrapup: If there aren’t any more questions…

In Jake Sticka‘s (SFS ’13) last week as an Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner, the ANC held its monthly meeting on the Georgetown University campus in “recognition” of the school, as announced at the last meeting. In the meeting, the Commission planned to discuss the campus plan with students on campus but instead focused on pressing issues […]

ANC Wrapup: Recognizing Georgetown’s unsightly boxes

At last night’s meeting with the Advisory Neighborhood Commission, the commissioners focused on the rerouting of the G2 bus, a plan for the “distressing” and unsightly Comcast boxes, and the move of a Wisconsin Avenue Capital Bikeshare station. To recognize (verb): to acknowledge formally. as (a): to admit as being lord or sovereign At the Georgetown Advisory […]

ANC Wrapup: Campus Plan receives stamp of approval

Yesterday evening, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E held a special meeting to consider proposed revisions to the Georgetown Campus Plan. The ANC commissioners in attendance voted unanimously, 6-0, to endorse the revised plan. Then the floor opened up to residents (to complain more about student behavior) and students (to attempt to maintain our dignity). “The university […]

Georgetown ANC Wrapup: Oh, Campus Plan, you’re such a tease

Update (5:00 p.m.): Tomorrow at 2:30 p.m., on P Street and 36th Street NW, Mayor Vince Gray, President John J. DeGioia, and ANC Commissioner Ron Lewis will make a “major announcement” on the subject of campus plan negotiations, according to an email sent to campus press. Last night, at the monthly meeting of advisory Neighborhood […]

ANC Wrap-up: Nothing is more important than a good night’s sleep

Last night at the monthly meeting of advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E, we had an important announcement about the campus plan, and a few other  visits from the university. Before we get into the recap, here’s a PSA in case local government is your thing. Sticka wants YOU to join the ANC Tomorrow night at 8 […]

ANC Wrap-up: Keeping us safe from the University and food trucks

I don’t know if it was the broken heating system or the tension, but everyone was sweating at last night’s meeting of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission, but it served as a reminder that NIMBY-ism is a dish best served lukewarm. Safety Dance A representative from MPD came to give the police report to the ANC. […]

ANC Wrapup: Collapsed buildings and controversial food trucks

Last night’s meeting of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E saw a series of guest stars from DCRA, Pepco, MPD, and DC Fire Dept. And that’s in addition to all the normal nonsense and obligatory campus plan pooh-poohing the ANC partakes in on a monthly basis. So let’s just go over the interesting parts. Raze the roof […]

ANC Wrap-up: We hold these SMDs to be self-evident

Representation, Shmepresentation The biggest issue at last night’s relatively brief Advisory Neighborhood Commission meeting was the presentation of the redistricting plan for open comment.  Commissioner Ron Lewis introduced the issue and the two proposals. He said that, although the working group voted 10-6 in favor of the co-chairs’s proposal, which places all students on campus […]

ANC Wrap-up: A night of bonds, crime, booze, and table tennis

Last night’s marathon Advisory Neighborhood Commission meeting covered everything from crime to tree boxes. As always, we’ve picked out the meeting’s highlights just for you. Let’s get to the recap. The name is Bond. Revenue Bond. Linda Greenan, associate vice president for external relations, presented the University’s application for tax-exempt revenue bonds incited an onslaught […]