25 February 2007

Coalition of Concerned Neighbors Meeting - Monday, February 26th

What: Coalition of Concerned Neighbors Monthly Meeting

When: Monday, February 26th, 2007, 6:30-8:30pm

Where: Woodridge Library, 1801 Hamlin Street, NE (corner of 18th Street and Rhode Island Avenue)

Special Guest: Mayor Adrian Fenty discusses his proposed legislation to take over the DC Public Schools

Contact: 202.903.6197 / 202.882.1683 or concernneighbors@yahoo.com

21 February 2007

Public Workshop for the Brookland/CUA Metro Plan - Thursday, February 22nd

What: The DC Office of Planning is holding the first in a series of public workshops for the Brookland/CUA Metro Small Area Plan

When: Thursday, February 22nd, 2007, 6:30-8:30pm

Where: 204 Pryzbyla Center—The Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Avenue, NE

Discussion topics will include:
· Community Assets, Issues & Opportunities
· Sustainable Design
· Transit-Oriented Development
· Land Use, Zoning, Market Economics

RSVP & Questions: Deborah Crain, Ward 5 Planner, at 202.442.7615 or deborah.crain@dc.gov

Upcoming Community Workshops:
• Urban Design and Transportation - Thursday, March 8th, 6:30-8:30pm
• Master Plan Workshop - Saturday, March 31st

Community Meeting on 9th Street Bridge Replacement - Wednesday, February 21st

What: DDOT is holding the first community meeting to discuss the 9th Street bridge replacement project, including concepts for aesthetic enhancements

When: Wednesday, February 21st, 2007, 6-8pm

Where: Isle of Patmos Baptist Church, 1216 Saratoga Avenue, NE

Contact: Sharlene Reed, Ward 5 Transportation Planner, at 202.671.2407 or sharlene.reed@dc.gov

16 February 2007

Missing Person: Tyrell Javar Fields

From MPD:
The Metropolitan Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing person. Tyrell Javar Fields was reportedly last seen leaving his residence located in the 1700 block of Capitol Avenue, NE, at approximately 10pm Wednesday, February 14, 2007.

Tyrell Javar Fields is a 23 year old black male. He is described as being 6’3” tall and weighing approximately 200 pounds with a medium complexion, brown eyes and black hair. He was reportedly last seen wearing gray sweat pants and a shirt of unknown color.

Anyone who has information about Mr. Fields’ whereabouts is asked to call police at (202) 727-9099.

13 February 2007

CANCELLED - Brookland Civic Association Meeting - Tuesday, February 13th

**This meeting had been cancelled due to potentially hazardous weather conditions this evening. The meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 1st, 2007 at the same time and location, and Mayor Fenty will be in attendance.**

What: Brookland Neighborhood Civic Association Monthly Meeting

When: Tuesday, February 13th, 2007, 6:30-8:30pm

Where: Turkey Thicket Recreation Center, 1100 Michigan Avenue, NE

Agenda includes:
• Street changes update
• Special guest Adrian Fenty
• Invited guest Carolyn Graham, DCPS Board of Education
• Invited guest Commander Greene, MPD-5D Police Department
• Community concerns

For more information, contact Civic Association President Mary Baird-Currie at 202.635.1970.

08 February 2007

SMD 5A-11 Meeting - Monday, February 12th

What: ANC Commissioner Janae Grant is holding a SMD 5A-11 meeting

When: Monday, February 12th, 2007, 6:30-8:30pm

Where: Taft Recreation Center, 1800 Perry Street, NE

Additonal information: Contact Commissioner Grant at gelysia@yahoo.com or 202.832.0926

NE DC Historical Society Meeting - Sunday, February 11th

What: Join the NE DC Historical Society as they continue to explore the history of our Northeast Washington communities - past, present, and in years to come. This month's community history focus will be the Lamond-Riggs neighborhood.

When: Sunday, February 11th, 2007, 2-4pm

Where: Lamond-Riggs Library, 5401 South Dakota Avenue, NE - at the corner of South Dakota Avenue and Kennedy Street, NE

Presentations will include: "The Lamond-Riggs Library: A Strong Thread In The Fabric Of The Community" by Lillian Huff, president of the Friends of the Lamond-Riggs Library, and Everett Scott, former president of the Lamond-Riggs Citizens Association & the DC Federation of Civic Associations.

Etc.: For those unable to attend this meeting, don't miss next month's meeting to be held from 2-4pm on Sunday, March 11th, 2007. Our host will be the Historic Berean Baptist Church of Brentwood at 1400 Montana Ave, NE sharing church and community history. NE DC Historical Society meetings take place the second Sunday of every month. Contact queenstowndc@yahoo.com for further information.

04 February 2007

Noyes Park Design Meeting - Monday, February 5th

What: DC Department of Parks and Recreation is holding a public meeting to update the community on the design phase of Noyes Park (Noyes Park is located across the street from Noyes Elementary at 10th and Franklin Streets, NE)

When: Monday, February 5th, 2007, 7-9pm

Where: Woodridge Public Library, 1801 Hamlin Street, NE (at Hamlin and Rhode Island Avenue)

Contact: Jesse Rounds, 202.673.7672 or jesse.rounds@dc.gov

» View the preliminary designs and additional details in the lastest issue of the Brookland Heartbeat.