by Borderstan.com November 2, 2012 at 11:00 am 1,139 0

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com.

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Kishan Putta is running for the ANC 2B-04 seat. (Courtesy Kishan Putta)

There are 21 Single Member District (SMD) seats up for grabs on the November 6 ballot in three different local ANCs: 2B/Dupont2F/Logan and 1B, which includes most of the U Street corridor. Recently we introduced you to the candidates, including Kishan Putta (see Know the Candidates in Contested ANC Races). Putta will face Martin Espinoza and Stephanie Sheridan on election day.

Now, it’s Question and Answer Time on the issues.

Bordestan: What will be your first priority/new initiative if you are elected to ANC 2B and why?

Putta: Priorities: I have been working as your public safety liaison through the ANC and the experience has reminded me of the importance of soliciting community input and being accessible. If elected, I will immediately work to meet again with neighborhood representatives and leaders – ideally together with residents in a casual setting (i.e. I’d like to host a post-holidays neighborhood potluck luncheon to be followed by a discussion of neighborhood issues, concerns, and ideas).

This introduction and relationship would be fostered further by monthly meetings and online discussions (please see Question #2 below for more on this). You can always contact me anytime about neighborhood issues by phone or by email and I will respond within 24 hours. Last, but not least, I can often be found walking the neighborhood and at community events and am always happy to stop to talk, and will follow-up with you.

Initiatives:

  • Crime:  As your safety liaison, I already have established good relationships with police leaders and will work with them and with you to keep you aware of incidents/issues, to prevent crimes, and to be your advocate to get your concerns addressed by the police and the District.
  • Road Safety:  I will continue my current work to make our streets and sidewalks safer for walkers, drivers, and bikers. Recently, I was honored to co-host a successful Dupont-Logan public meeting on bicycle safety issues where we heard from many residents about how valuable the 15th Street protected bike lane has become to bike-commuters who previously were wary about biking to work. I am already working with my colleague Noah Smith to get the District to repave and smoothen this important transportation artery running through our neighborhood. It’s good that more people are biking, but they need to know and follow the rules and therefore, I will work toward more/improved signage and education as well.
  • Rat Abatement:  Dense urban neighboods like ours often have issues with rats and some of our alleys are particularly problematic for many of our neighbors’ homes and sometimes for pedestrians as well.  Other neighborhoods have addressed this issue and I want to learn what they did and see what can be done to address this here.

Bordestan: How will you engage your constituents on issues so that your decisions reflect that of the majority of your Single Member District?

Putta: I have asked this question of the residents whose doors I have knocked on and whom I’ve met around the neighborhood. They all say they would want to make sure there is more community input in decision-making and that the decision-making processes be as transparent as possible, and a combination of in-person meetings and email/web updates/discussions.

If elected, I would like to host an informal monthly potluck/pizza discussions so that residents know they can come and be heard without waiting through a formal meeting agenda. I promise to be responsive to emails and phone calls about any neighborhood issue within 24 hours and will work to get you connected to the right officials/resources and to get you answers and work for solutions. I will post salient information/updates on my website and also work to establish a yahoo-groups style bulletin board for our immediate neighborhood. I will be accessible and, as I mentioned above, can often be found walking the neighborhood and am always happy to stop and talk.

Lastly, I will propose that ANC meetings and jargon be made a little more understandable to the public. After a year of attending ANC meetings, I have come to the conclusion that they would be a lot more helpful for public observers if there was a glossary available at each meeting – and if commissioners were a little more conscientious about laymen attendees who would get a lot more out of the meetings with some simple accommodations (even, just short 30 second pauses to explain something quickly and promise to follow-up later if needed). I am a former community journalist and am very conscious about making complex issues understandable to a lay constituency.

Bordestan: How will you work to help bring process and transparency to decisions that impact the DuPont neighborhood, such as the renovations for Stead Park, so that the diversity of the community as a whole is reflected?

Putta: I’m glad you referenced the diversity of the community. The best communities work to ensure all residents can enjoy its resources.  Community leaders have the responsibility to reach out to all sides and stakeholders and to work together as much as possible. I am a former community journalist with years of experience covering community issues, soliciting input from all sides, and treating all stakeholders fairly in my coverage (if I did not, I would hear it from the stakeholders, the readers, and my very strict editors!). If elected, I would draw on that experience and make sure to reach out to all sides on each important issue and listen and work together with them to find solutions.

In the case of Stead Park, the board of the park has worked hard for many months to try to make the park more useful and enjoyable to more members of our community (athletes, parents, children, and seniors) and recently held a public meeting with more meetings to come.  But some in our community formed opinions without all the facts. This caused unnecessary tension and confusion that could have been avoided by better outreach and communication by all sides.

I have spoken to the Friends of Stead Park board and they admit that they could have been more transparent and are trying to improve in that regard. They are happy to work with all sides to ensure everyone has the correct and full information and to reach mutually acceptable solutions. I hope that, going forward, this is the approach we adopt on all similar issues.  That is how I plan to serve you if you grant me the honor of representing you.

Bordestan: What value do you think neighborhood associations provide, and how do you plan to interact with them?

Putta: Neighborhood associations have a long history of positive impact on our city. Often, they have deep institutional knowledge of neighborhoods that is very valuable. As your public safety liaison through the ANC, I’ve already been working with both the Dupont Circle Citizens Association and the Urban Neighborhood Alliance. I have very good working relationships with both groups because I have attended many of their meetings – and, not least, because leaders of both organizations just happen to live in my building. If elected, I fully intend to maintain those strong relationships as we work together on community issues.

Bordestan: The East Dupont Liquor License Moratorium, which affects 17th Street NW, comes up for renewal in 2013, and ANC 2B will have an opportunity to weigh in by offering an advisory opinion to the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board on its renewal. Do you support renewing the moratorium? If so, why? If not, why?

Putta: This is a very important issue. I have consulted many residents and stakeholders about this and I have read the 2009 report and recommendations from the Ad Hoc ANC Committee on the liquor moratorium, ably chaired by Jack Jacobson – the current commissioner who is retiring from the seat I am running for. If elected, I will bring to this issue the same level of thoughtfulness that Jacobson and his colleagues applied in 2009.

I will request to chair or co-chair a committee to study what has changed since 2009 and come up with new recommendations – with extensive input from residents, associations, and stakeholders. I know this will take possibly hundreds of hours of work, but I am committed to doing this right. My approach would be: a) actively solicit as much input from the community as possible; b) operate in a transparent manner and be accessible to residents; c) strike a balance that allows flexibility.

I am a pretty social person who likes a drink with my meal and enjoys the occasional happy hour or bar-night with friends, and I am very sensitive to how difficult it can be to maintain a business in this difficult economy. But I also enjoy the generally moderate noise level and safety on 17th Street, such that strolling with my wife even on a weekend evening is generally peaceful and pleasant. Until an extensive updated study is conducted (which I will ask to spearhead), I cannot say for sure how I will vote. The current moratorium wisely has some flexibility built into it. Whatever solution is proposed should have flexibility as well, and I promise to solicit your input and to listen well and to work hard to represent you well.

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Click for a larger map of ANC 2B for the 2012 elections. (DC Board of Elections)

Bordestan: Do you believe the voluntary agreement process for liquor license applicants needs to be changed? If so, how?

Putta: I have read up on the history of this process and have consulted with several residents and stakeholders. Yes, I believe the voluntary agreement (VA) process should be revisited and revised. A business that respects our community is one that will not allow for excessive noise and will work with the community to address significant issues. If a business operates respectfully and responsibly, the VA process should not cause long, costly delays, as it unfortunately did for Hank’s Oyster Bar recently. Currently, VAs can be proposed by the ANC, a group of five-plus residents (only three-plus residents in moratorium zones like 17th Street!), or a recognized neighborhood association.

I, and most residents I spoke with, believe that we democratically elect ANC commissioners to represent our community. Therefore, of the available alternatives, our neighbors’ voices are most likely to be represented accurately by the ANC commissioners if they operate transparently and with ample opportunities for community input. If ANC commissioners do not represent residents appropriately, residents have the power to replace them.

Therefore, I believe that, if an ANC decides to propose its own VA, it should be deemed to have more weight than VAs proposed by other groups that are not democratically elected. That said, if I am elected, I will never forget that I work for you and on your behalf. I promise to seek your input and be accessible and responsive.  I would be honored if you would entrust me with this responsibility.

Bordestan: Do you believe that the police presence, particularly on the 17th Street, 18th Street and Connecticut Avenue corridors, is adequate, especially on weekends?

Putta: As your public safety liaison through the ANC, I have already have good working relationships with the police department including the Gay and Lesbian Liaison Unit and the organization Gays & Lesbians Opposing Violence (GLOV-DC). I know who to call about different safety issues in different parts of the community. I believe that the side streets and alleyways off of these corridors need more patrolling (by car, bike, or foot), but I also believe that the police force usually serves us well within the limits of their budget. I and my colleague Noah Smith have been working to get more community input on sentencing for those convicted of harming our residents, but I am mindful that we have a wonderful and welcoming community and we want it to stay welcoming to all who agree to respect each other and the law.

Bordestan: Are there types of business in the neighborhood that stand out as something we need more of in the area? If so, can you name three?

Putta: We have it pretty good, but I do have some wish-list items, and I’ve heard many from other residents as well!  I think 17th Street could use a place to pick up quick but healthy bites and meals for under $10 on your way home from work or while walking your dog, etc. (I’m a huge fan of both Julia’s baked empanadas, for example); we could also use a salad place, I think. A great example of a community-oriented business is Redwood Realty. They have opened their walls to local artists and opened their doors to the community to come enjoy the local artists’ works. I also want to take my hat off to the Dupont Circle Business Incubator at 17th  and R.  It is a wonderful community resource of thoughtful, conscientious entrepreneurs seeking sustainable business ideas to benefit the city and the world – kudos.

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by Borderstan.com November 1, 2012 at 4:00 pm 1,446 0

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com.

"Martin Espinoza in Washington DC"

ANC 2B-04 candidate Martin Espinoza. (Courtesy of Martin Espinoza)

There are 21 Single Member District (SMD) seats up for grabs on the November 6 ballot in three different local ANCs: 2B/Dupont2F/Logan and 1B, which includes most of the U Street corridor. Recently we introduced you to the candidates, including Martin Espinoza (see Know the Candidates in Contested ANC Races). Espinoza will face Stephanie Sheridan  and Kishan Putta on election day.

Now, it’s Question and Answer Time on the issues.

Borderstan: What will be your first priority/new initiative if you are elected to ANC 2B and why?

Espinoza: Initiative, “All Things Digital” by creating a central one stop shop for neighbors to communicate to one another and find out news & events in Dupont, this would also include any downloadable applications or resources like the DC311 application.

Borderstan: How will you engage your constituents on issues so that your decisions reflect that of the majority of your Single Member District?

Espinoza: Using the “All things digital” approach, I would be very transparent in always posting issues that are being addressed across all digital platforms allowing neighbors to comment and provide their feedback on their own time.

Borderstan: How will you work to help bring process and transparency to decisions that impact the Dupont neighborhood, such as the renovations for Stead Park, so that the diversity of the community as a whole is reflected?

Espinoza: Read answer #2. But really, it’s about sharing everything you know at any given time, even if it is small bits. People appreciate knowing the same level of information you have and that makes everyone a part of the process.

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Click for a larger map of ANC 2B for the 2012 elections. (DC Board of Elections)

Borderstan: What value do you think neighborhood associations provide, and how do you plan to interact with them?

Espinoza: Associations provide great value to the community by bringing people together through community events and meetings. I’ve been involved and will continue to be involved in all associations providing the same transparent information available.

Borderstan: The East Dupont Liquor License Moratorium, which affects 17th Street NW, comes up for renewal in 2013, and ANC 2B will have an opportunity to weigh in by offering an advisory opinion to the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board on its renewal. Do you support renewing the moratorium? If so, why? If not, why?

Espinoza: Three years ago when the moratorium was up, the Commission was unanimous in its continuation due to the anticipated disruption caused to restaurants by the renovation of 17th Street. However, the Commission relaxed the moratorium to allow for an additional license and two lateral expansions (which ultimately became three lateral expansions). The general consensus among commissioners was that the moratorium would not be renewed again. 17th Street still has a liquor license for the former Chaos space that has not been used in three years. It appears that an equilibrium has been reached which negates the need for extending the moratorium, which is meant to be temporary.

Borderstan: Do you believe the voluntary agreement process for liquor license applicants needs to be changed? If so, how?

Espinoza: The voluntary agreement process could be improved to provide consistency across all agreements creating a fair environment to all businesses and residents.

Borderstan: Do you believe that the police presence, particularly on the 17th Street, 18th Street and Connecticut Avenue corridors, is adequate, especially on weekends?

Espinoza: Law enforcement should be a neighborhood priority, but effective crime fighting begins with vigilant and active residents.  We all want to feel safe and we do most of the time, but when a crime is reported in our own neighborhood we recognize there is always room for improvement. That starts with knowing our neighbors and depending on them to look out for one another.

Borderstan: Are there types of business in the neighborhood that stand out as something we need more of in the area? If so, can you name three?

Espinoza:

  • Cafe/lounge settings to work in or outside providing wi-fi to customers.
  • Deli’s: We need more neighborhood grab and go deli shops.
  • Redbox: We don’t have one but we should!

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by Borderstan.com October 25, 2012 at 4:00 pm 1,318 0

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com.

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Stephanie Sheridan is a candidate for ANC 2B-04. (Photo credit: Bill Rice)

There are 21 Single Member District (SMD) seats up for grabs on the November 6 ballot in three different local ANCs: 2B/Dupont2F/Logan and 1B, which includes most of the U Street corridor. Recently we introduced you to the candidates, including Stephanie Sheridan (see Know the Candidates in Contested ANC Races). Sheridan will face Martin Espinoza and Kishan Putta on election day.

Now, it’s Question and Answer Time on the issues.

Borderstan: What will be your first priority/new initiative if you are elected to ANC 2B and why? 

Sheridan: The ANC is responsible for fulfilling certain duties in the regulatory and approval processes of the city. The single most important thing for the ANC is to continue to expand direct engagement with constituents so that its decisions reflect constituent wishes.

Borderstan: How will you engage your constituents on issues so that your decisions reflect that of the majority of your Single Member District?

Sheridan: I will offer multiple communication channels: Traditional (office hours, phone, meetings) as well as technology based solutions (you can currently reach me at @S_Sheridan and sheridan4anc.com). That is to say, if you are interested in reaching me, you will be able to get in touch. My goal is to engage with and reflect a representative body of the neighborhood. Currently, voters are able to submit comments via my campaign website. In addition, I attend neighborhood events and meetings to interact with both residents and businesses. Because of my professional experience, I know and engage with a lot of business owners in the neighborhood and the city as well.

Borderstan: How will you work to help bring process and transparency to decisions that impact the Dupont neighborhood, such as the renovations for Stead Park, so that the diversity of the community as a whole is reflected?

Sheridan: Transparency is imperative to good governance.  Best practices are all moving towards maximum transparency and I support this. As to diversity, if elected, I will be a woman on the ANC that has been almost exclusively male.

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Click for a larger map of ANC 2B for the 2012 elections. (DC Board of Elections)

Borderstan: What value do you think neighborhood associations provide, and how do you plan to interact with them? 

Sheridan: I love my civic association. The Dupont Circle Citizens Association is celebrating its 90th year, and the 45th year of the Dupont Circle House Tour. As a member and a contributor on the House Tour Selection Committee, I interact with residents that deal with a range of concerns, including supporting local non-profits, restoring the tree canopy and organizing against rodent infestation.

Borderstan: The East Dupont Liquor License Moratorium, which affects 17th Street NW, comes up for renewal in 2013, and ANC 2B will have an opportunity to weigh in by offering an advisory opinion to the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board on its renewal. Do you support renewing the moratorium? If so, why? If not, why?

Sheridan: Yes. The moratorium allows the community to decide what “oversaturation” is, allows the neighborhood to influence the number and types of businesses it wants to see. If everything is a liquor license, are we leaving room for expansion in other areas? We have two moratoriums, one on P Street and one on 17th Street. Both moratoriums helped calm down the neighborhood. The renewal process is positive and allows for flexibility.

Borderstan: Do you believe the voluntary agreement process for liquor license applicants needs to be changed? If so, how?

Sheridan: No. The voluntary agreement process was streamlined several years ago. From my understanding, it is in fact much faster than it used to be to reach a conclusion. By and large the process works well in Dupont, with an outstanding exception that has itself flourished under a voluntary agreement. Albeit, groups of five, ie. “The Gang of 5” should be limited to live within a certain proximity and not the entire city; to those residents who are disproportionately impacted given their proximity to a given business.

Borderstan: Are there types of business in the neighborhood that stand out as something we need more of in the area? If so, can you name three?

Sheridan: Businesses that engage meaningfully with the community in general are strategic assets to the neighborhood. This includes both retail and service companies in the neighborhood. Two restaurants include Circa Dupont, who successfully engaged with the neighborhood to install a trash compactor to discourage rats, and EatWell DC, another local business that sets a standard for food sustainability. A service company example is the Dupont headquartered iStrategy Labs, a high growth company instrumental in the growth of the tech sector in Washington.

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by Borderstan.com August 2, 2012 at 10:00 am 1,376 0

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ANC 2B encompasses the Dupont Circle neighborhood. District 04 is in the northeast side of the ANC. (ANC 2B website, boundaries that are in effect for 2012 election)

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com. 

The race for Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner (ANC) in Dupont’s fourth Single Member District (SMD) heated up this week when a third candidate announced intentions to run for the seat.

Stephanie Sheridan, a DC resident since 2003, announced her ANC2B04 candidacy to Borderstan on Monday morning. Sheridan joins the race with Martin Espinoza and Kishan Putta for Jack Jacobson’s seat. (Jacobson is retiring from his ANC position and is a candidate for the Ward 2 DC Board of Education seat.)

As a trained economist and founder of Dupont Green Week, Sheridan is especially dedicated to growing the neighborhood’s green economy.

“I want to foster innovative solutions that integrate what already works – like the preservation in the Dupont historic district, which has resulted in a rich and sustainable urban lifestyle,” said Sheridan, who also says the Dupont ANC needs more women representatives.

If elected, Sheridan also plans to promote issues of gender equality and small business practices.

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Stephanie Sheridan is the third candidate in the race for ANC2B04. (Courtesy of Sheridan)

This week, Sheridan will launch her website (www.sheridan4anc.com) and will hold meetings with a number of people in the neighborhood.

“I want to make sure my platform is representative of the needs and interests of ANC2B04,” said Sheridan.

District 04 is the most densely populated and smallest in geographic area of ANC 2B’s nine districts. By law, each ANC district is to have approximately 2,000 residents.

Both school board and ANC seats are non-partisan, without primaries. The general election is November 6.

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by Borderstan.com July 17, 2012 at 8:00 am 1,358 0

"ANC 2B Dupont"

ANC 2B encompasses the Dupont Circle neighborhood. District 04 is in the northeast side of the ANC. (ANC 2B website, boundaries that are in effect for 2012 election)

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com

Dupont resident Kishan Putta has announced his candidacy for Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner (ANC) in the District 04 seat in ANC 2B/Dupont. Elections for ANC positions are on the November 6 ballot and are non-partisan; 300 seats throughout the city are up for reelection this year.

Putta’s campaign, however, does not come without competition. Last month Martin Espinoza officially announced his candidacy for the same seat. Jack Jacobson, the ANC 2B-04 incumbent, is running for DC School Board in Ward 2 instead of seeking another term.

Putta and volunteers were spotted in the district last weekend gathering petitions to get on the ballot — with a handout card, flyer and even a cookie with Putta’s name on it. This seems to be shaping up as a spirited race between Putta and Espinoza.

"Kishan Putta"

Kishan Putta is running for the ANC 2B-04 seat. (Courtesy Kishan Putta)

Similar to Espinoza, Putta’s efforts as a commissioner would be grounded in neighborhood safety. Putta is a currently a Public Safety Liaison for ANC 2B, and a former crime and government reporter for the Los Angeles Times and the Providence Journal.

“My public safety journalism experience helps me to appreciate and work well with the diversity of residents, advocates and officials in our community to make the neighborhood safer, but also to keep it welcoming,” Putta told Borderstan.

In addition to crime and general neighborhood safety, Putta is also campaigning on safer streets and sidewalks and local economic development.

District 04 is the most densely populated, and smallest in geographic area, of ANC 2B’s nine districts. By law, each ANC district is to have approximately 2,000 residents. The southern boundary is Q Street, running north to S Street NW, and from 15th Street to 17th Street NW.

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by Borderstan.com June 28, 2012 at 8:00 am 1,251 0

"ANC 2B Dupont"

ANC 2B encompasses the Dupont Circle neighborhood. District 04 is in the northeast side of the ANC. (ANC 2B website, boundaries that are in effect for 2012 election)

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com

Dupont resident Martin Espinoza officially announced his plans in running for Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner (ANC) in the District 04 seat in 2B/Dupont. According to a statement from Espinoza, he would make the neighborhood’s public safety a priority, and focus on the importance of vigilant and active residents, as well as community involvement and aesthetic restoration.

"Martin Espinoza in Washington DC"

ANC 2B-04 candidate Martin Espinoza. (Courtesy of Martin Espinoza)

Jack Jacobson, the ANC 2B04 incumbent, is currently running for DC School Board in Ward 2. He was elected to the seat in a 2007 special election before winning a pair of two-years terms. Espinoza sits on the Board of Directors for The DC Center and is co-founder of DC Stonewall Sports and DC Stonewall Kickball.

District 04 is the most densely populated, and smallest in geographic area, of ANC 2B‘s nine districts. By law, each ANC district is to have approximately 2,000 residents. The southern boundary is Q Street, running north to S Street NW, and from 15th Street to 17th Street NW.

Both school board and ANC seats are non-partisan, without primaries. The general election is November 6.

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by Borderstan.com March 2, 2009 at 7:02 am 1,030 0

Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) District 2B-04 is represented by Jack Jacobson. The district takes in a large swath of West Borderstan. (Image: ANC 2B Web site.)

Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) District 2B-04 is represented by Jack Jacobson. The district takes in a large swath of West Borderstan. (Image: ANC 2B Web site.)

Borderstanians: The following invitation to meet Commissioner Jack Jacobson, ANC 2B-04, is from Jacobon’s February newsletter (PDF). Starting this Friday, March 6, from 8 to 8:45 a.m. at Java House (1645 Q Street NW), Jacobson will host monthly coffee meet ups for his constituents.

Jacobson’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) District 04 includes a big swath of West Borderstan; the exact District 04 boundaries are from the north side of Q Street to the south side of S Street, and the west side of 15th Street to the east side of 17th Street. (The map of ANC 2B/Dupont Circle is here.)

Jacobson has provided a great deal of support to Borderstan Neighbors by serving as a public safety advocate and working with the MPD on Borderstan patrols. Moreover, Jacobson provides regular crime reports on his blog, Friends of Jack. He knows Borderstan: stop by and meet him if you have the chance.

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by Borderstan.com September 27, 2008 at 10:10 am 0

Jack Jacobson, ANC 2B-04 commissioner (courtesy Friends of Jack blog).

Jack Jacobson, ANC 2B-04 commissioner (courtesy Friends of Jack blog).

Jack Jacobson, ANC 2B-04 commissioner, has a brief review of Wednesday night’s final review meeting of plans for the 17th Street NW streetscape. From Jack’s blog, Friends of Jack:

 

Last night, DDOT held a 5th community meeting on the redesign and redevelopment of 17th Street. Although the plans are not perfect, I think they represent a very good step in the right direction, and with the community input DDOT recieved last night, I think the final plans will be even better. For sidewalk treatment, the planners listened to the community and to the ANC and have proposed a sort of concrete sidewalk – in line with DDOT’s own rules and the historic nature of the district – along with brick “edging” to give the sidewalk better visual appeal.

Read entire post.

 

Jack Jacobson Contact Info

You live in Jack’s district, 04, if you live inside these boundaries: west side of 15th Street to east side of 17th Street and north side of Q Street to south side of S Street NW. If you have a question about ANC 2B issues or need help with constituent services, contact Jack at [email protected].

 

ANC 2B/Dupont Circle Info

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