We all benefit from making our neighborhood safer and more attractive. Working recently with several investors that have chosen to open their business north of our community, the key has been “the neighborhood”. Investors look at the attractiveness and cleanliness of the neighborhood, in addition to the safety of the neighborhood prior to investing. So … More Your Involvement Makes All The Difference
We need a hero!!! Okay just someone that wants to encourage others to beautify their yards, tree boxes and back yards through flowers and planting. Flower Power is an annual tradition in our neighborhood. Flower Power is organized through a series of early spring planting projects (first took place April 9 with the neighborhood cleanup … More Who Will Lead Neighborhood Beautification Project?
The D. C. Federation of Civic Associations, Inc. awards college scholarships to graduating high school seniors from D.C. Public Schools. The awards are named in honor of Mrs. Reba M. Diggs, former Chair of the Federation’s Scholarship Committee. Last year the Federation awarded $16,500 in financial assistance to DCPS high school seniors. Attached is the … More Scholarship Opportunity
MARCH 7, 2011 The last month has been a very active one in Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 5C generally and our Single Member District (SMD) ANC5C01 in particular. ANC 5C FEBRUARY MEETING The last meeting of the ANC took place on Tuesday, February 15, 2011, at the Summit at St. Martins. All 12 commissioners of … More ANC5c01 report to BACA
The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities invites you to submit nominations for the 26th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards. The Mayor’s Arts Awards are the most prestigious honors conferred by the city on individual artists, organizations, and patrons of the arts. Mayor Vincent Gray and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities will … More 26th Annual Mayor’s Arts Awards–Call for Nominations
At this meeting, we will be discussing: M.M. Washington Development – this project has already been approved by the City Council during the disposition hearing that took place several months ago. At this stage, the developer is seeking community engagement to develop the community center. As the residents that will occupy the 90 units will … More BACA January 10, 2011 Meeting
Though the RFP submitted by Mt. Lebanon, Urban Developers should be a public record available through the D.C. Website, the document is not available. I have made a request from the Deputy Mayor’s Office to receive a copy of this record under the Freedom of Information Act as well as from Urban Developers. I … More Terms for M.M. Washington Development
MMWashingtonProjectInfoPackageFINALR1110910 Project Summary Redevelopment of the Margaret Murray Washington School 27 O Street, NW Redevelopment of the M. M. Washington School into 80-90 units of affordable senior housing with 15,000 square feet of associated resident/community-use space. The project is intended for and will be operated for persons age 55 or older, one of … More MM Washington: Redevelopment Update
Dear Neighbors, Saturday, November 13th the Bates Area Civic Association officers will meet to put together a project plan and budget for 2011. The project plan and budget will be presented to the community for review, input and approval. We would like to hear from you. What would you like us to work … More What Would You Like for BACA to Focus on in 2011?
Did any others read the North Capitol Heartbeat? ANC 5C recalled 4 grants, one of them being from the Bates Area Civic Association and another from Bloomingdales. The organizations failed to use the grant money and/or failed to account for all funds spent. I think that it would be nice for all of us to … More BACA Grant Recalled