Category: Citywide

COMP PLAN NEWS: Ward Eight and Ward One Ask Council to Reject Comp Plan

[please share] Ward Eight and Ward One Ask DC City Council to Reject the Mayor’s Controversial DC Comp Plan Changes — www.plandc.dc.gov ====== Ward 8 ANC’s have recently reacted to the proposed changes to the DC Comprehensive Plan.  ANC 8C just passed a resolution, in part says: RESOLVED THAT ANC 8C urges with the Commission’s […]

Press Release:: Comp Plan Leaves Behind Ward One Residents

PRESS RELEASE, DC GRASSROOTS PLANNING COALITION – WARD ONE ward1@dcgrassrootsplanning.org Ward One Residents Say Office of Planning Excluded Limited-English Speaking Communities; Mayor Doesn’t Ensure Comp Plan Notices/Materials Are Translated April 8, 2021, WASHINGTON, DC — The DC City Council received a letter from more than 70 Ward One residents who among other concerns are advocating […]

PRESS RELEASE: Church leaders in SW revolt against Comp Plan

For Immediate Release Wednesday, April 7, 2021 Contact: Southwest DC Action swdcaction@gmail.com (202) 964-0620‬ DC Office of Planning Doesn’t Consult with Property Owners Before Sending “UpFLUMing” to DC Council; Ward 6 Church Community Revolts Washington, DC — The Mayor’s DC Office of Planning decided to “UpFLUM” the property at Christ United Methodist Church, located nearby […]

When is a Roof Not a Roof? Residents Challenge Zoning Approval of Masonic Lot – Dupont ANC Committee Agenda Tonight

Media Advisory April 7, 2021 Contact: Nick DelleDonne 703 929 6656   When is a Roof Not a Roof? Residents Challenge Zoning Approval of Masonic Lot – Dupont ANC Committee Agenda Tonight   Dupont East Civic Action Association (DECAA) asks the question: When is a roof an embellishment? In a presentation tonight at Dupont ANC […]

PRESS ALERT: McMillan Neighbors Ask For Mendelson’s Help About Asbestos

Press Alert, SMAC.DC@gmail.com MCMILLAN NEIGHBORS PLEAD FOR HELP FROM COUNCIL CHAIR PHIL MENDELSON AS DEMOLITION IMMINENT; LETTER SENT ASKING FOR SAFETY PLANNING AND TESTING REPORTS WASHINGTON, DC — On Tuesday April 5, 2021, McMillan Park neighbors and supporters asked DC City Council Chair, Phil Mendelson to intervene for the health and well-being of DC residents […]

Alert: Letter Sent to Council in Opposition to a Racist Comp Plan

Brookland Manor Association Urges Council to Oppose a Racist Comp Plan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2021 Contacts: Ms. Minnie Elliott, BMBVRA President, bmbvassociation@gmail.com, (202) 299-6647 Beth Wagner, Organizer, brooklandmanorcoalition@gmail.com, (301) 800-1497 Ian Coon, Communications, ian.coon97@gmail.com, (515) 822-8834 Washington— Brookland Manor, the largest remaining affordable housing community in NE DC, and organizers gathered over 350 […]

Press Alert: Changes to Plan Maps “Work Around” Community Input

For Immediate Release Contact Marc Poe, 202-577-7104, neighborsofparkview@gmail.com Ward One Neighbors Demand “Actual Planning” Come With Amendments to DC Comp Plan; Changes to Plan Maps “Work Around” Community Input Washington, DC — Residents living and working in the Pleasant Plains and Parkview communities of Ward One have sent a letter to Councilmember Brianne Nadeau and […]

An Open Letter to Brian McClure, Ph.D., Director Office of Racial Equity, D.C. City Council on Equity and the Comprehensive Plan

Equity and the Comprehensive Plan An Open Letter to Brian McClure, Ph.D., Director  Office of Racial Equity, D.C. City Council   Laura Richards, Ward 7 March 31, 2021   Dear Dr. McClure, I am a long-time resident of Southeast who is deeply concerned that the amended Comprehensive Plan pending before the D.C. City Council will […]