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April 13: Mendelson Holding Town Hall Crime Mtg in Shaw

by Borderstan.com — March 31, 2009 at 7:13 am 0

DC At-Large Councilmember Phil Mendelson is an important player when it comes to crime and public safety in D.C. The reason is simple: he is chair of the Council Committee on Public Safety & the Judiciary.

Mayor Fenty’s Omnibus Crime Bill has to make it out of his committee. Our own Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans is on this committee and supports the Omnibus Crime Bill (councilmember for Borderstan).

Mendelson’s office has announced that he will hold three community meetings to talk about crime-related concerns. The closest meeting, and the only one in Northwest, is at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 13 in Shaw at the Kennedy Recreation Center, 1401 7th Street NW.

Note: See earlier Borderstan postings on the Omnibus Crime Bill: “Gang Stats from Crime Bill Hearing”; “March 18: Public Hearing on DC Omnibus Crime Bill”; “Omnibus Crime Bill Roundtable Recap”; and “Friday, Dec. 5: D.C. Council Hearing on Mayor’s Crime Bill”.

You can also read Mayor Fenty’s Oct. 3, 2008, news release with his reasons on why he believes the bill is needed.

For more details, see this news release from Mendelson’s office via the MPD 2D listserv on Yahoo! Groups:

Mendelson Announces Latest Round of Community Meetings

Councilmember Mendelson is in the process of finishing up his first round of Town Hall Meetings on Taxes & Community Concerns. Now, we’re announcing a new round of Community Meetings on Neighborhood Concerns. As Chairman of the Council’s Committee on Public Safety & the Judiciary, Councilmember Mendelson will be on hand to address concerns regarding crime issues in the District, as well as any other concerns residents may have. Representatives from the Metropolitan Police Department will also be attending and will field your questions. We look forward to seeing you there!

Mendelson’s Community Meetings on Neighborhood Concerns

  • Tuesday, April 7th at 7:00pm at Washington Highlands Library, 115 Atlantic Street, SW
  • Monday, April 13th at 6:30pm at Kennedy Recreation Center, 1401 7th Street, NW
  • Tuesday, April 21st, at 7:00pm at MPD 6th District Headquarters, 100 42nd Street, NE

Jason J. Shedlock, Chief of Staff, Office of Councilmember Phil Mendelson (At-Large)
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20004
(o) 202/724-8779 (c) 202/215-8680 (f) 202/724-6664 /[email protected]

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