BACA asks "Who Represents Ward 5 Without a Council Member?"

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Tonight, is the 1st BACA meeting of 2012 and part of the Committee Updates is a question about us being all councilpersonless.

See whole agenda below:

Monday, January 9, 2012     Meeting Agenda

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. < php?id=39701281& ref=pb> 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

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

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

d. ANC

VIII. Announcements

IX. Adjournment

1 Comment

Maybe there should be an adoption program so that, w/o an expensive special election, an adjacent Ward or At Large CM could take responsibility on for residents needs, hiring temp staffers from the headless ward, until a regular election.

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