Category: McMillan Park

McMillan: Zoning Commission Being Asked for Deferment

DC for Reasonable Development, Chris Otten, 202 810 2768 [updated March 23; see bottom] McMillan Supporters Face Avalanche of Developer Submissions Days Before Hearing; Zoning Commission Meets Tonight To Decide on Request for Deferment and “Due Process” Tonight, Monday, March 20, the Zoning Commission intends to decide on the request of Friends of McMillan Park […]

Mayor and Council “Railroading” McMillan Park

PRESS ALERT: Save McMillan Action Coalition, smac.dc@gmail.com Administrative “Railroading” of McMillan Park Court Reversal Paid For by DC TaxPayers; Mayor and DC Planning Officials Submit 17 Exhibits with 300 Pages 10 Days Before March 23 Hearing Washington, DC — On March 13, 2017, more than fifteen exhibits consisting of more than three hundred pages of […]

McMillan Park Legal Cases Reveal Startling Facts

McMillan Press Update May 22, 2016 :: SAVE MCMILLAN ACTION COALITION :: 202 344 5385 ::  savemcmillan.org  –> as posted on bloomingdale blog McMillan Park Legal Cases Reveal Startling Facts Not Considered by City Council or Planners During Park Giveaway Proceedings Legal filings demonstrate overwhelming traffic conditions, millions of gallons of wasteful sewage and water use, […]

Chairman Mendelson Shocks with Request for Emergency Legislation for McMillan

Save McMillan Action Coalition (SMAC) For Release:    April 7, 2016 Contact: Chris Otten, 1-202-810-2768,  smac.dc@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/SAVEMcMillan   Chairman Mendelson Shocks with Request for Emergency Legislation for McMillan — Opponents React Swiftly and Strongly   This past Monday, April 4th, DC Council Chairman, Phil Mendelson introduced emergency legislation, without a clear reason [UPDATE: Mendelson explains action […]

City’s Over-Development of McMillan Park Challenged in Court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: Amal Mimish, Save McMillan Action Coalition, 202-706-9408, savemcmillan@activist.one City’s Over-Development of McMillan Park Challenged in Court Plain Language of Development Rules at Question Washington, D.C. — The battle over the McMillan development project is now in the DC Court of Appeals, DC’s highest judicial body. In a bold move, McMillan […]

MCMILLAN WARS! DC Zoning Commission Denies Party Status to Affected Residents and Ignores the Power of True Affordability

Save McMillan Action Coalition Press Release, December 18, 2015 Contact: Chris Otten, DC for Reasonable Development MCMILLAN WARS! DC Zoning Commission Denies Party Status to Affected Residents and Ignores the Power of True Affordability   Washington, DC — On Thursday evening, the DC Zoning Commission held yet another hearing on McMillan Park (and there are […]

Silverman, Mendelson Clash over McMillan

Friends of McMillan Park For Release: November 5, 2015 Contact: Erin Fairbanks, erinwhite@yahoo.com, @czarinamaude Silverman, Mendelson Clash over McMillan Freshman Councilmember Elissa Silverman on Tuesday sharply disagreed with Chairman Phil Mendelson and her colleagues over the absence of competition in the selection of the developer for McMillan Sand Filtration Plant and Park. The exchange took […]

DC Auditor Calls for New Competition for McMillan Developer

Friends of McMillan Park For Release: Monday, October 26, 2015 Contact: Erin Fairbanks, erinwhite@yahoo.com, @czarinamaude   DC Auditor Calls for New Competition for McMillan Developer In an October 19 letter to Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, District of Columbia Auditor Kathy Patterson discussed the expanding role the master developer, Vision McMillan Partners (VMP) has had in […]