Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E (Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale) met for its monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School.
And threw it out the…
The ANC was not supportive of requests to convert the second story of a 35th Street residence into an apartment. According to Commissioner Ron Lewis, ANC 2E would not consider a resolution to support the request until after the zoning regulation amendments and Campus Plan hearings were wrapped up.
“Students living off campus is a major concern,” Lewis said. “Until those key issues are resolved, we cannot support it.”
The Citizen’s Association of Georgetown and the ANC were particularly concerned that the residence would not be owner-occupied. The owner of the property could not attend the meeting to respond to these concerns.
Random acts of burglary
Metropolitan Police Department Lt. John Hedgecock reported that violent crime in the Second District is down 50% compared to last year. However, property crime – including burglaries and bicycle thefts – has doubled this year, following a citywide trend.