#DCPSC: Community Hearings regarding the @PepcoConnect – @Exelon Merger Application | Dec 17, 2014 at 6PM @DCOPC

The DC Public Service Commission will Convene Community Hearings to receive Public Input regarding the Pepco-Exelon Merger Proposal

***First Hearing Date***

December 17, 2014, 6 p.m.


DC Public Service Commission

Hearing Room

1333 H Street, NW, 7th Floor East Tower

Washington, DC 20005
Attention all District of Columbia ratepayers!

Exelon and Pepco Holdings Inc., the parent company of Pepco, have filed a joint $6.8 billion application for merger before the DC Public Service Commission (PSC). The PSC must rule on whether this application meets the seven (7) public interest factors outlined in PSC Order No. 17597.

The PSC has indicated it will announce a full schedule of hearings in the DC Register on November 24th.

The process to provide testimony:

Those who wish to testify at the community hearings should contact the Commission Secretary by the close of business, three (3) business days prior to the date of the hearing by calling (202) 626-5150.

Representatives of organizations shall be permitted a maximum of five (5) minutes for oral presentations. Individuals shall be permitted a maximum of three (3) minutes for oral presentations.

If an organization or an individual is unable to offer comments at the community hearings, written statements may be submitted by mail or in person to Brinda Westbrook-Sedgwick, Commission Secretary, Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia,

1333 H Street, N.W., Suite 200, West Tower, Washington, D.C. 20005, by email to PSC-CommissionSecretary@dc.gov, or through the Commission’s eDocket system at http://www.dcpsc.org/edocket.asp until March 26, 2015.

OPC encourages all consumers to consider the importance of this case and to use this opportunity to let your voice be heard!

For more information about OPC’s position in this case or to learn more about the seven (7) public interest factors outlined by the PSC,

go to:

OPC Pepco-Exelon Merger Application

@DDOTDC: Projects Update Meeting for the Ward 7 Community | November 7, 2014 @ 6PM


Monday, November 17, 2014

6:00 p.m. | Open House

6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.| Projects Update


Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church

3000 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE

(Located across the street from Metro Bus Routes 30N, 36, 39, A11, J13, K11, and M6)

Project managers will be in attendance to update the Ward 7 community on the following:

  • Minnesota Avenue, NE Phase I
  • Six Bridges over Watts Branch
  • 11th Street Bridge
  • Barney Circle and Southeast Boulevard
  • Parkside Pedestrian Bridge
  • Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens Segment of Anacostia River walk Trail
  • DC Streetcar
  • Traffic Improvements
  • Asset Management
  • Tree Projects
  • Low Impact Development Projects
  • Other Projects

There will also be a question and answer session.

For more information about the meeting, please contact Brandon Cooper at 202-741-8528 or brandon.cooper@dc.gov.

Running for Re-election as ANC Commission: Here are my accomplishments. @DeanwoodDCA



​I’m running for re-election as the Advisory Neighborhood Council (ANC) Commissioner for 7C07, and I need the community’s support this Tuesday. My first term was a wonderful learning experience, and I accomplished everything I sought out to do and even more. Great strides are being made in the Deanwood neighborhood, and I aim to accomplish even more.

ANC 1st Term Accomplishments:

Worked closely with DCRA to address the vacant homes issue.

  • Drove with DCRA Vacant Building analyst to verify the vacant/blighted list in my SMD.
  • Unsecured homes have been boarded up
  • Empty homes have been properly categorized (vacant vs. blighted)
  • Neglected lawns with Empty Homes have been inspected and resolved
  • Sites of reoccurring illegal dumping are now a highlighted issue for DCRA/DPW/MPD

Worked closely with DPW to address the vacant lots issue

  • Drove with DCRA Inspections supervisor to highlight reoccurring vacant lots used as dump sites in my SMD.
  • Neglected lawns have been inspected and resolved
  • Sites of reoccurring illegal dumping are now a highlighted issue for DCRA/DPW/MPD

Working with MPD to improve community safety & services

  • Sponsored an Emergency Safety meeting after the death of 2 brothers near Antioch Baptist Church
  • Attend all PSA 602 meetings at Kelly Miller MS to report community issues

Worked closely with DPR/DGS/OCTO to address the Deanwood Recreation Center Maintenance issue

  • Installment of “No Smoking” signs around the outside perimeter of the Rec Center
  • Working with site manager on PC repairs in computer lab
  • Ensuring community resources are not co-opted by other agencies like Dept. of Corrections installing a video visitation device in the students study break room.

Worked closely with DGS to address the Ron Brown MS facility maintenance issue

  • Secured parking lot to deter bulk item dumping and illegal vending sales
  • Generated continuous service tickets to ensure lawn maintenance & trash removal after the school was closed

Worked closely with DDOT to address the Roadway/Alleyway issue

  • Reported all unpaved alleyway in my Single Member District for pavement services
  • Generation pothole service request tickets to repave roads

Worked closely with OSSE to support Annual “Let’s Move” Event at Deanwood Recreation Center

Worked closely with DCPS to enhance Houston ES programming & reopening Ron Brown MS

  • Working with Principal Seaward on starting Language Immersion program
  • Requesting updates from DCPS on the re-opening of Ron Brown MS as an Application Based MS; working with city-wide middle school task force on keeping Ron Brown MS as a DCPS school

Worked closely with OCTO to discuss getting more people on the Internet by participating in their Twitter Town Hall

Held Treasurer Position on my 1st year as ANC Commissioner

  • Decreased monthly expenses
  • Created FY14 budget to reintroduce community grants in the budget
  • Addressed previous administration’s tax issues

Improved Neighborhood communication

  • Established a website to share citywide news and events to my residents (https://deanwoodnews.wordpress.com)
  • Utilize Twitter (@antawanholmes) to broadcast meetings and dispense information
  • Built an e-mail distribution list to broadcast information
  • Attend all Deanwood Citizens Association (DCA) to share ANC news and my notes from other Agency meetings and obtain community feedback

Antawan Holmes

ANC Commissioner SMD-7C07

m: 202-556-0962

o: 202-398-5100

site: https://deanwoodnews.wordpress.com

twitter: @antawanholmes