ADVISORY NEIGHBORHOOD COMMISSION 3E
TENLEYTOWN AMERICAN UNIVERSITY PARK FRIENDSHIP HEIGHTS
c/o Lisner‐Louise‐Dickson‐Hurt Home 5425 Western Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20015
Minutes of ANC 3E May 12, 2011 Meeting
The meeting convened at 7:30 pm. Commissioners Bender, Frumin, Quinn, Serebin, and
Sklover were present.
Announcements and Open Forum
Community member announced the coming 75th anniversary of Wilson High School in October,
2011, and a planned 5K run to raise money for Janney PTA.
MPD reported on crime as compared to the same period last year. Overall crime was down in
Discussion of and Vote on request by May Fair organizers for a Grant
The commission unanimously approved a grant to the Turtle Park Mayfair Committee to help
fund a math and science exhibit at the fair on May 14, 2011.
Discussion of and Vote on Citibank Request for Special Exemption for the Surface parking lot
that they maintain and operate.
Citibank representatives returned to the commission seeking a special exception to continue
using the space adjacent to the bank’s branch at Wisconsin Avenue and Fessenden street NW
as a parking lot. Pursuant to the commission’s request, the bank agreed to permit open parking
after 7pm, except for overnight parking. Commissioners voted unanimously to support the
special exception application with this stipulation.
Discussion of and Vote on Request by Home owners of 4201 Military to receive support for
their request to put in a curb cut
Residents of 4201 Military Road NW and their architect presented their request for approval of
a curb cut at their residence. The Commission requested that the owners commit, to the best of
the abilities, to put in a large shade tree on their property. The commission unanimously
approved a resolution supporting their request.
Discussion of and Vote on Application by representatives of the Public Tenley to get support
for their continuation of the liquor license that transferred with the purchase of the property.
One of the owners of the bar Public Tenley came before the commission to seek approval for
continuation of its liquor license. The owner indicated that representatives of the establishment
would return to seek support for its application to have an outdoor café on the premises. The
commission voted unanimously to approve the continuation of the Public Tenley license to
operate, noting that a pre‐existing voluntary agreement would continue to be in force.
Discussion of Grant Request by the Chevy Chase Dog Group
The commissions voted to table the request from the Chevy Chase dog group for financial
assistance in erecting a fence and other items at Chevy Chase Park at 41st and Livingston Street
NW, pending resolution of several the outstanding issues related to the design of the fence.
Discussion of America University’s 10 year campus plan
Commissioners and community members discussed the issues surrounding AU’s 10‐year
campus plan at length. Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution expressing
dissatisfaction concerning the timing of the zoning commission hearing on American
University’s Campus Plan.
Commissioners voted unanimously to approve the meeting minutes for February and March,
Commissioners unanimously approved the first quarter’s quarterly Treasurers report.
Commission adjourned 10:45pm