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Next SDCA Member Meeting: Thursday June 19th, 2014 at the Thurgood Marshall  Center at 7pm located at 1816 12th St., N.W., Washington, DC, 20009

June 19th Meeting Agenda  

Community Notices:

Everything You Need To Know About The D.C. United Stadium Deal: http://wamu.org/news/14/06/04/heres_everything_you_need_to_know_about_the_dc_united_stadium_deal

District of Columbia Soccer Stadium Development Hearing: Thursday, June 26, 2014

The Committee on Finance and Revenue along with the Committee of the Whole and the Committee on Government Operations is holding a joint public hearing on Bill 20-805, the “District of Columbia Soccer Stadium Development Act of 2014″ on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. in room 500 (Council Chambers) of the John A. Wilson Building.

The stated purpose of Bill 20-805 is to approve the exchange agreement for the real property in Lot 13, Square 607 (proposed stadium site) and Lot 844, Square 204 (Reeves Building), to authorize the Mayor to assemble the soccer stadium site in Southwest including through the use of eminent domain, to approve the ground lease for the site with the DC United soccer team, to approve the development agreement for the construction of a new soccer stadium, to authorize various actions including street and alley closings, environmental remediation, and certain expenditures of funds, to authorize an underground or airspace lease; and to amend the law to abate from gross sales tax charges for admission to public events at the site and charges for certain other food, drink, and tangible personal property, to provide a real property and possessory interest tax abatement for the site, and to exempt the transfer of the site from deed recordation and transfer taxes.

To sign up to testify for the joint hearing, contact the committee of the Whole at 202-724-8196 or Jessica Jacobs, Legislative Counsel for the Committee of the Whole at jjacobs@dccouncil.us.

 

 

Garrison School: You might have heard that Garrison Elementary’s building and grounds will be fully modernized in 2015!  Yes, not a day too soon;-)  Thank you for all of your advocacy. Garrison’s full modernization provides a unique opportunity to create a more community friendly school building and grounds.

Please click here to answer a short survey to determine what kind of events, activities, services, programs and partnerships Garrison’s community (that’s YOU!) would like to see in a modernized Garrison.  Garrison Survey

 

Topic Info

ABRA Denies Moratorium: ABRA Ruling
Crime Stats:   http://crimemap.dc.gov/CrimeMapSearch.aspx (This link allows you to enter your address and see the crime Stats in your area)

File On Line Police Report: http://mpdc.dc.gov/service/file-police-report-online

 

 

 

 

 

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