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Sweet Sound of Summer

Despite the end of the academic year, ANC 1C has had a full slate of issues to address. And in ANC 1C03, we've seen progress on several items following many months of effort. That includes one-way conversions to the 1800 blocks of Wyoming and Kalorama (both finalized in June).


As always, there is much work to be done. The summer months usually involve less strenuous meeting agendas for ANC 1C. I'll be taking advantage by following up on several neighborhood beautification and public safety issues that neighbors have discussed with me.


Just in time for the warmer months, the Jardín de las Mariposas (Butterfly Garden) in Kalorama Park has reached full bloom


Now let's revisit what took place in June 2023, look ahead to July 2023, meet our organization + business in focus, and see this month's video briefing.

WHAT WE DID
  • Passed (8-0) a letter of support for the Champlain Street substation project

  • Passed (8-0) a resolution regarding the Adams Middle School renovation

  • Passed (7-0) a letter of support for a two-story rear garage addition and razing of an existing accessory structure at 1832 Ontario Place, NW

  • Passed (7-0) a letter of support for the Adams Morgan BID to tentatively close 18th St NW to vehicular traffic for events on July 29, September 10, and October 14

  • Passed (6-0-1) a letter of support for a community art project to be temporarily located outside Marie Reed Elementary

  • Signed letter to DC Council opposing the sale of foie gras in DC

  • Testified at DC Council Committee on Health roundtable advocating for an overdose prevention center



WHAT'S UP NEXT
  • July 5: ANC 1C general meeting (agenda here, link to attend here)

  • July 13: ABCA public hearing regarding ANC 1C's resolution on Adams Morgan Moratorium Zone

    • I plan on testifying and appreciate the several months of feedback residents have shared


KNOW YOUR NEIGHBORS

Organization in focus: DC Abortion Fund

When they began: 1995

What they do: Help make sure those who need abortions have access to that care

Mission: "help break down the legal, financial, and geographic hurdles that abortion seekers, near or far, are forced to face—all thanks to the power of mutual aid."

How you can help: Donate, attend an event, or buy some of their apparel



Business in focus: Throughline

Industry: Business Consulting

Address: 1838 Columbia Rd NW

In Adams Morgan since: 2005

With a portfolio that spans multiple sectors, their visual designs can be seen around the neighborhood



If you would like to nominate an Adams Morgan business or DC organization (including your own!) to be featured in a future month's update, message me here

See a reference or abbreviation you don't understand? Look it up in my ANC key term index

Don't miss July's video update! Always about 1 minute long; this month's topic is the Adams Morgan Moratorium Zone




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