Over 40 Community Members Attend Florida Ave. Park Community Meeting

On August 15, 2011, DPR and The Bates Area Civic Association held a community meeting to discuss the development of the Florida and First St Park. The meeting had over 40 community members in attendance, DPR Project Team, Dr. Nicole Johnson from Counsel Member Thomas’s Office, Terri Quinn – President of Bloomingdale Civic Association, Sylvia … More Over 40 Community Members Attend Florida Ave. Park Community Meeting

80% of Crimes Can Be Prevented by YOU!!!

Bates Area Civic Association hosted the 5th District Crime Watch Block Captain Training. Ms. Samantha Nolan, At-Large Member Chief’s Executive Citizen Advisory Council & Renown Neighborhood Watch Trainer of the Second District facilitated the training.  The training focused on teaching our community members on how to prevent “crimes of opportunity”. Statistics show that 80% of … More 80% of Crimes Can Be Prevented by YOU!!!

Bates Area Civic Association, Monday, July 11th Crime Prevention and Watch Training

From: MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com [mailto:MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Smith, Yvonne (MPD) Sent: Friday, July 08, 2011 7:14 PM To: ‘MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com’ Subject: [MPD-5D] Next Neighborhood Watch Training: Monday, July 11th  Ongoing Citywide Neighborhood Watch Training Police District (Fifth)/Ward Five Date:Monday, July 11, 2011 Site of Training: Mt. Sinai Baptist Church 1635 Q St NW (enter at the corner … More Bates Area Civic Association, Monday, July 11th Crime Prevention and Watch Training

Do We Need Portable Toilets for the SOME’s Population and Other Homeless in Our Area?

I am curious to hear feedback regarding my email to MPD, our ANCs and the news reporter. From: Geovani A Bonilla [mailto:gbonilla@hospicemanagement.com] Sent: Tuesday, July 05, 2011 6:13 PM To: ‘Amanda Abrams’; Sylvia Pinkney; Lonna Hooks; ‘Solberg, Andrew (MPD)’; Michael Boyd; bradley.thomas@anc.dc.gov Subject: Need for Portable Toilets for SOME Population Dear All –  Today I … More Do We Need Portable Toilets for the SOME’s Population and Other Homeless in Our Area?

Important Meetings Notices Impacting Our Community

Dear Neighbors,  I trust all of you had a safe and great 4th of July weekend. This week, there are some key meetings and hearings that have a tremendous impact on our area. Below are the key days/dates and meetings scheduled, most of which I will be attending to represent our community.  Tuesday, July 5, … More Important Meetings Notices Impacting Our Community

Police Boundary Realignment Meetings June 23rd at 7PM

Dear Neighbors,  Please remember that Thursday, June 23rd is the meeting with Chief Cathy Lanier and Commander Andy Solberg to discuss the proposed realignment of the police service areas. This is a critical meeting for the community to provide input on the proposed boundary changes.  The meeting will take place at the 5th District Police … More Police Boundary Realignment Meetings June 23rd at 7PM

5th District Police Boundaries Community Meeting with Chief Lanier

Neighbors, I encourage you to attend this very important meeting to discuss the future of how Metropolitan Police will serve our community. This is your opportunity to raise support or concerns regarding the proposed re-alignment directly to Chief Lanier. Geovani Email from Commander Soldberg: From: MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com [mailto:MPD-5D@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Solberg, Andrew (MPD) Sent: Saturday, … More 5th District Police Boundaries Community Meeting with Chief Lanier

Your Involvement Makes All The Difference

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