Tuesday, February 24, 2015

SB Urban Project Approved by the BZA


Tuesday, February 10, 2015

New from ANC 2F06 Charlie Bengel

Good Evening,

Here's what's happening in ANC Single Member District 2F06. For more news, 
follow me at the social media sites described at the end of this message and 
subscribe to ANC updates by going to ANC2F.org.

Single Member District 2F06 Meeting
When: February 18, 7PM
Where: The Whitman Community Room, 910 M St NW
Topic: Blagden Alley 

Join me to discuss Blagden Alley development, transportation, access and more at 
7pm on Feb 18. John Fanning (Executive Office of the Mayor) and Sherri Kimbel 
(Office of Councilmember Jack Evans) will also join us. We will first hear a 
very brief update from the developers of two of the larger projects approved by 
the ANC last year. The developers will then depart and we then want to hear 
community comments about the alley and what you want to see now and in the 

Thanks to The Whitman for donating space for this special meeting.

2F06 Liquor License Applications
The Mercadito (Marriott Marquis, 901 Mass Ave NW): new application
TG Cigar (1118 9th St NW): new application

Parking Zones
Ward Six Councilmember Charles Allen has introduced legislation that would 
enable certain Ward Six residents in Shaw to get Ward Two parking passes. I have 
shared with CM Allen that I am opposed to this legislation and expect ANC2F will 
come out in formal opposition should the bill make it through the transportation 

January Crime: For all of PSA 307, which includes ANC2F06
Violent Crime
5 incidents in January, 2014
2 incidents in January, 2015

Property Crime
38 incidents in January, 2014
54 incidents in January, 2015

Thefts from auto continue to be the biggest crime issue in our neighborhood. 
If you ever see something you feel is suspicious please dial 911.

Kudos Corner
Committee Members
Congratulations to the following 2F06 residents who have been appointed to 
committees. A special thanks to those returning to committees for another term.

ABRA (Alcohol) Policy
- Martin Smith (returning)

Community Development
- Greg Melcher (returning)

Crime & Public Safety
- Mark Lord
- Matt Wood

- Dwayne Bensing
- Warren Hochbaum 

I appreciate their willingness to serve our wonderful neighborhood!

DC Employee Star
A constituent contacted me about two cars that had been blocking traffic for 
days. Thanks to MPD Sergeant David Terestre for very quickly having the two cars 
relocated once I reached out to him.

Upcoming Meetings

ABRA (Alcohol) Policy Committee
February 11, 7PM
National City Christian Church -  Community Room
5 Thomas Circle, NW (entrance: 14th St, NW)

Community Development Committee
February 25, 7PM
Washington Plaza Hotel
10 Thomas Circle, NW

Crime & Public Safety Committee
February 26, 7PM
Location TBA

March 4, 7PM
Washington Plaza Hotel
10 Thomas Circle, NW

Please reach out if I may be of service to you. 


Charlie Bengel
Commissioner, Single Member District 06
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2F