Last updated January 26, 2023
City Services – DC311
Dial 311, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to request scheduled services such as trash removal, pothole repair, bulk pick-ups and recycling collection. Callers can also use this number to report a missed scheduled service, inquire about city agency phone numbers and hours of operation, and to pursue other customer service-related items.
- Call DC 311 at 311 or (202) 737-4404 if calling from outside the District
- Text “NEW” or “MENU” 32311 (DC311)
- Tweet the Office of Unified Communications at @311DCGov
- Visit the Online Portal at 311.dc.gov
- Live Chat with a 311 Customer Service Representative via the 311 Online Portal
Mayor’s Ward 5 Community Liaisons
Christopher Ingram (email@example.com)
DC Councilmember’s Office
Sam Bonar, Constituent Service Coordinator
Metropolitan Police Department (MPD)
District 3 PSA 308
Third District Police Commander James Boteler
PSA Captain: Christopher Moore
Additional information about the MPD and particularly the Third District:
Area Neighborhood Commissioners (ANC)
ANC 5E01 Commissioner Joyce Robinson-Paul
Commissioner Joyce Robinson-Paul’s Single Member District (SMD) covers the BACA area from the south side of Bates Street down; it includes part of the BACA neighborhood as well as Hanover.
ANC 5E02 Commissioner Karla Lewis
Commissioner Lewis’s Single Member District (SMD) covers the BACA area from the north side of Bates Street up; it includes part of the BACA neighborhood as well as part of Bloomingdale.
The full Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 5E http://anc5e.org/ meets at 7:00 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at Friendship-Armstrong Public Charter School at 1400 1st Street, NW (1st & P St NW) in the Cafeteria
BACA primary contact
Bradley Thomas, President
Bates Area Civic Association
Surrounding Community Associations
Bloomingdale Civic Association
Meetings are held the third Monday of every month (the fourth Monday if the third is a holiday) from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. George’s Church, 160 U St. NW.
Scott Roberts also moderates a Bloomingdale neighborhood email list. To subscribe, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your first and last name and a street address.
Business and Local Development Organizations
InShaw (prior blog by author of Truxton Circle blog, may resume soon)