Anyone go to the meeting? If so, did you hear any better rationalizations than in the attached? Proposed map is also in the attached. It splits the 17th Street corridor north to south, the ward, and several ANC SMDs into different districts.
I couldn’t make the meeting. Below are my talking points:
Move of PSA 306 to PSA 208 (3D to 2D) - went well
We like the present Ward, ANC, PSA cohesion
Dupont used to be have parts of 5 PSAs
Proposed border change affects 7 ANC SMDs
We're concerned about MPD/citizen communication going forward
No one wants to go back to 3D
Radio bandwidth was reason to move us to 2D
Want to hear the rationalization:
208 too big?
No more Super PSAs?
U Street pressures?
Does the proposal do anything to solve the 1400 Q structural Borderstan issue?
Proposal cuts 17th Street district in half
If need to shrink 208, consider
Cut it residential and business as last proposed
Why not split but keep new PSA in 2D
The 2D meeting (we are presently all in 2D) to discuss proposed changes will be June 22.
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MPD will propose moving the policing borders Thursday night at the meeting below. From what I can surmise, MPD wants to move everything east of 18th and north of Q to the 3rd District. All of Dupont is now part of the 2nd District. That splits 17th Street.
MPD and the community worked to together very successfully when changing the borders about 7 years ago, and I have no reason to believe can’t work together to make everybody happy on this re-districting effort. I’ll have more info later today on the proposal and its rationalizations. The 2D meeting to discuss changes will be June 22.
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POLICE DISTRICTS REALIGNMENT
WHEN: Thursday, June 9, 2011
WHERE: 3rd District Headquarters - 1620 V Street, NW
TIME: 7:00 p.m.
I. Call to Order – StanleyJ. Mayes, Chairman,
Third District Citizens Advisory Council
II. Commander'sReport – Jacob Kishter, Commander
Third District MPD
III. Guest Speaker– Chief Cathy Lanier
Metropolitan Police Department
Chief Lanier will "discuss plans for realigning the Third District"
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