Bates Civic Association Meeting, Monday, January 9th
Monday, January 9, 2012
7 PM, Mt. Sinai Church 3rd and Q ST NW
(Corner entrance on 3rd and Q – Ring buzzer)
I. Meeting Called to Order Geovani Bonilla, President
II. Review of Last Meeting Minutes David Hall, Secretary
III. Treasurer Report Margaret Stevens
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
IV. Committee Updates
a. Who Represents Ward 5 Without a Council Member?
b. Safety – review of crime statistics and PSA 501 MPD update
c. Friends of the Florida Avenue Park – Jon Hasse
V. Special Guest (s)
a. Fernanda Ferrell-Zabala – Neighborhood Wine Bar Business Plan. Ms. Ferrel-Zabala will discuss her business plan and solicit neighborhood input on the proposed site for a neighborhood wine bar on the 200 Block of Florida Avenue NW.
b. MPD Captain, Wilfredo Manlapaz, New 5th District and PSA 501 Captain. Captain Manlapaz will introduce himself to the community, address community concerns and discuss the new boundaries of our Police Service Area.
c. 5C01 Commissioner Bradley Thomas.
i. Update on the redistricting of ANC boundaries and effective date of new boundaries.
ii. Update on curb cut for CAPCS Curb Cut
iii. Update on RFP for J.F. Cook and Langston Buildings
VI. Community Priorities for 2012 (Committee Chairs/Volunteers Needed)
a. Economic Development – need a committee chair to organize projects.
b. Neighborhood Beautification – Flower Power, Mulch/compost Coordination, planting
c. Events and Fund Raisers –
d. Public Safety
e. Other Community Priorities
VII. Standing Invitation (elected officials to be ranked by Civic Association at election time based on their participation and support of BACA community)
a. Mayor’s Office
b. Council Member’s Office (Ward 5 Vacant)
c. Council Member at Large Office
Bates Area Civic Association