DC Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4A

7600 Georgia Avenue, NW, Suite 205, Washington, DC  20012



Brightwood Education Campus, 1300 Nicholson Street NW, Washington, DC


Roll Call:  In attendance were Commissioner Kennedy, Boyd, Whatley, Toliver, Bennett, and Black.


Absent was Commissioner Wilson.


Approximately 19 persons were in attendance from the community.


Commissioner Toliver called the meeting to order at 7:08 p.m.




a.    Commissioner Bennett moved that the February 7, 2012 minutes be accepted and was seconded by Commissioner Kennedy.  Minutes passed.  Commissioner Bennett moved that the February 28, 2012 minutes be accepted and was seconded by Commissioner Whatley. All in favor. Minutes passed.

b.    TreasurerÕs monthly report shows an ending balance of $51,396.45 as of February 29, 2012, savings ending balance $40,266.20.  Commissioner Black pointed out the $2,600 rent payment was for two months worth of rent.  Accounts changed over to new signatories.  Statements now coming to ANC office.

c.    Request to approve designation of Aunt Betty Way. 2012 Councilwoman Bowser introduced legislation to designate Quackenbos Street between Georgia Ave, NW and 13th Street NW as Aunt Betty Way.  Commissioner Toliver explained that the designation will be symbolic and wonÕt affect things like postal designations. Commissioner Toliver entertained motion to approve resolution to support name designation.  Motion to approve resolution to support name designation moved by Commissioner Whatley and seconded by Commissioner Black.  Commissioner Whatley mentioned that in 2008 the Commission voted to change the name of the Fort Stevens Recreation Center in honor of Aunt Betty.  Since this didnÕt happen, he wholly supports the resolution.  All in favor.  Motion passed.  Chairman Toliver commissioned Commissioner Whatley to represent ANC 4A before the Council on this matter.  Commissioner Whatley said he would draft a letter showing the CommissionÕs support of this resolution. Commissioner Toliver said the letter should be submitted by Friday, March 16, 2012

d.    Tabled discussion on Potomac Appalachian Trail Club until April meeting.



a.    Commissioner Whatley brought up new tax commission headed by Former Mayor Anthony Williams.  Said to keep eyes open because could lead to major changes in the district tax law.



a.  There were no Commissioner Discussions/Presentations



Commissioner Kennedy moved to adjourn the meeting and was seconded by Commissioner Bennett.  All were in favor.  Motion carried.


Meeting adjourned at 7:21 pm.




ANC 4A01 Commissioner Karl Kennedy

North Portal Estates, Colonial Village, and portions of Shepherd Park    


ANC 4A02   Commissioner Dwayne Toliver, Chair

Shepherd Park


ANC 4A03   Commissioner Stephen A. Whatley, Treasurer

Portions of Shepherd Park and Brightwood


ANC 4A04   Commissioner Marian C. Bennett, Vice Chair 



ANC 4A05   Vacant 

Fort Stevens and Brightwood


ANC 4A06   Commissioner Kim Boyd, Secretary



ANC 4A07   Commissioner Dave Wilson

16th Street Heights


ANC 4A08   Commissioner Gale Black

Crestwood, Crestwood North and portions of 16th Street Heights



Respectfully Submitted by,

Kim Boyd (ANC 4A06), Secretary