Feb. 14, 2022 | 7:00PM-8:30PM 

How to Participate in Our Virtual Meeting
Link: meet.google.com/ryy-qwco-bod 
Or dial: +1-219-654-2369‬ PIN: ‪149 080 474‬#

Agenda Items

ECA business — 7:00-8:15 pm

  • Establishing an ECA grant process
    • Feedback re: proposal to fund projects/programs/services that improve: environment/health; community engagement; youth; traffic/biking/pedestrian safety
    • Feedback re: evaluation criteria (that projects/programs/services: are available to a wide swath of Eckington residents; are aligned with ECA objectives; feasible; have sustainable/durable impacts; will be implemented by qualified organizations or individuals)
    • Vote to set aside $3,000 in ECA funds for 2022 grants.
  • Engine 12 RFP (2225 5th Street NE and 513 Rhode Island Avenue NE)
    • Presentation by EastBanc group (Nate Klass)
    • Presentation by MXTR Ventures (Stephen Rodiger
    • Vote on ECA letter to DMPED advocating for:
      • That all of the new housing be affordable (max 50% AMI) and that a significant portion of the units by deeply affordable (30% AMI) 
      • That the new housing include a significant number of family sized units
      • That a the project include a DCPL branch library to serve Edgewood and Eckington
      • That DMPED consider moving the fire station permanently to another location in the neighborhood so that the Library can occupy the ground floor (which is DCPL’s preference for new facilities) 
    • Vote on ECA letter to Mayor Bowser, Councilmember McDuffie, and Councilmember Trayon White requesting that the funding for the Edgewood/Eckington library be moved forward from FY 2024 to FY2023 so that it aligns with this development process. 
  • Discussion of and vote on draft letter to DDOT re: traffic safety on 2nd, 3rd, T and 4th Streets NE.
  • Short updates:

Updates from the offices of elected representatives and community members — 8:15-8:30 pm

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