Offices of the People's Council Erica Jones provided information updates on local utility and work that
the OPC have done from District Residents during the Covid-19 epidemic. Commissioners and residents
asked questions and received answers.
Office of the Mayor Muriel Bowser
Kornelius Anderson thanked Commissioners for providing information. Mentioned that there will be a
call on Friday April 10 at 4pm with Small Business Community Telephone Town Hall. Lastly, he reminded
folks to practice good hygiene and stay home if not essential.
Office of Councilmember Trayon White
Not in attendance.
Questions were taken from Community and discussed among Commissioners.
Kristina Noell (Anacostia BID) – Provided updates to the community regarding small business. On
Wednesdays at 2pm Bid and ACDE provides technical assistance for small businesses to apply for grants
via phone. At Maple View Flats , World Central Kitchen has been feeding seniors for last month, so that
they don’t have to leave home serving up to 1000 meals a day. Over 12,000 meals in March and April to
date.. To assist you can contact CM White’s Office. The Anacostia BID is fully operational, and the Clean
team is regularly beautifying the commercial corridor.
Commissioners “Call to Action” and Announcements
Commissioner Agyei – Provided a brief update on the Laundromat at 16th St SE and Good Hope Road
SE being requested as a nuisance property.
Commissioner Baker – Thanked neighbors for patronizing stores but caution to use social distancing.
Commissioner Thompson – Gave updates on Business CSA – fresh vegetables Welcher’s Sports Bar –
Founding Farmers – providing boxes of vegetables. Recommend a neighborhood Art Gallery “ The
Nicholson Project located at 2210 Nicholson St SE. and eminded neighbors to take advantage of
Anacostia Park for exercise.
Commissioner Jones – Thanked the Commissioner for their work, Anacostia Bid for their continuous
efforts along the corridor and Residents for staying at home.
Commissioner Prestwood –Encourage neighbors to support Martha’s table donations. M-F 11am-4pm
Sat 10-2pm will provide food to neighbors on Elvans Road SE.
Meeting was adjourned at 9:06pm. ANC 8A Next meeting will be held Tuesday, May 3, 2020 at 7:00pm.