Reminder – Deanwood Heights Main Streets 3rd Annual Meeting tonight!

Deanwood Heights Main Streets, Inc. cordially invites you to attend our 3rd Annual Meeting on Monday, January 28, 2013. The meeting will be held at the DC Department of Employment Services (fifth floor) at 4058 Minnesota Avenue NE. The theme of the meeting is “Strengthening Supports to Ward 7 Businesses”. Come out and greet public officials, local businesses, civic leaders, our board of directors and receive a report of DHMS’s 2012 successes and 2013 plans.

The agenda is as follows:
6:00 — 7:00pm Meet and Greet
7:00 — 8:00pm “Strengthening Supports to Small Businesses in Ward 7”
8:00 — 8:30pm DHMS 2012 Successes and 2013 Plans
8:30—9:00pm Networking

Reminder – Deanwood Citizens Association General Body Meeting Tonight!

Deanwood Citizens Association General Body Meeting
Monday January 28, 2013
6:30 pm – 8:15 pm
(GMT-05.00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Location: Deanwood Recreation & Library Center, 49th St. NE & Minnesota Ave NE, 1350 49th Street NE, USE ENTRANCE ON MINNESOTA AVE NE ACROSS FROM DEANWOOD METRO, (202) 671-3077

General Body Meetings
Fourth Monday of the Month, 6:30 p.m. (DOES NOT MEET IN AUGUST AND DECEMBER.)
The purpose of this meeting is for the Deanwood Citizens Association Executive Officers to update the Association’s membership and the Deanwood community on recent happenings; hear from District leaders about the progress of the Association’s priorities; hear residents’ interests; and fellowship with neighbors.

Residents and other stakeholders are strongly encouraged to attend.

Reminder – Ward 7 Education Council Meeting at Ron Brown MS Today!

Hopefully we will see everyone out for tonight’s meeting.  It will be held at Ron Brown Middle School which is located at 4800 Meade ST NE  The meeting will start at 6:30PM.

School Consolidation Overview and Next Steps
We are bringing together a panel of people working throughout the city to give the members a view of what is happening citywide.Get updated on recent efforts and participate in the conversation about the school consolidations and next steps.
Mary Levy, Lawyer and Local Analyst
Daniel Del Pielago, Empower DC
Kim Harrison, CPAC
Emma Brown, Washington Post
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PSA 602 Meeting – Next Wednesday (1/16/2013) at 6:30PM


Every 3rd Wednesday of the month, our PSA 602 meeting is held at the following:

Kelly Miller Middle School
301 49th St. NE
2nd Floor Library

Attached are the notes from December’s meeting:  click here

If you want to be added to the agenda distribution list, please send an email to Officer Lanciano at

Reminder – Office of Planning Community Meeting, Saturday, January 12th

From the DC Office of Planning: click here

A reminder about the upcoming Zoning Regulation Review community meeting being held in Ward 7 on Saturday, January 12, 2013, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at Room 2309/10, DOES Building, 4058 Minnesota Ave. NE, adjacent to the Minnesota metro station on the orange line. We hope that you will be able to attend this meeting, but OP will also be hosting one more ward community meeting in January (Ward 4, on Wednesday, January 16th). OP will be presenting the same information at each meeting, so you should feel free to attend the one that is most convenient for you.

Copies of the draft proposed text are available on our website –, with links from our blogsite –, and a paper copy is also available for viewing at the Office of Planning (6th floor, 1100-4th Street SW) and at various libraries across the city.

For those not able to attend the meetings, a second Twitter Town Hall is scheduled, on Monday January 14, 2013 at noon (#ZRR). Watch the Zoning Revisions Review website or more information.

We hope to see you at the community meetings. Please feel free to pass this information on to others.

Please do not hesitate to contact OP if you have any comments or questions about the Zoning Regulations Review process or other planning related issues in your community – call 202-442-7600, or email

OPC’s Town Hall Meetings on Verizon Quality of Service

From the Office of the People’s Counsel (OPC) for the District of Columbia website: click here

Dear Consumers,

The Office of the People’s Counsel for the District of Columbia will hold two Town Hall meetings to get consumers’ feedback on the reliability and quality of services provided by Verizon DC. These meetings will be extremely helpful in providing a better understanding of the community’s concerns about Verizon’s telephone services when the Office represents consumers at the Public Service Commission’s Formal Case 1090 evidentiary hearings.

For more information regarding Formal Case No. 1090, please click on the following link:
•    The Facts About Formal Case No. 1090
Please share this information with members of your community to let them know of the opportunities to be heard about Verizon’s reliability and quality of service.  To RSVP for either of these two upcoming Town Hall meetings, or if you have any questions regarding these events, please contact Chris Sellers at (202) 727-3071 or by email at

We look forward to seeing you and learning how we can better serve you.

The D.C. Office of the People’s Counsel

Saturday, January 12, 2013
Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church
3000 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20020
      10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

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**To request disability accommodations or interpreter services, please contact OPC
at 202.727.3071. One week advance notice is appreciated.**