DC 8IC¥CLL ADVISCk¥ CCUNCIL MLL1ING MINU1LS
March 2S, 2013
!onaLhan kass (W1), uavld Alexander (W2), Lllen !ones (W3), !ameel Alsalam (W4), uche'
Arlnzeh (W7), Peldl Coldberg (AL Large - Mendelson), 8andall Myers (AL large - CaLanla), Megan
kanagy (Chalr), !oshua Chaffarl (uCCÞ), !ason 8roehm (ÞAC), Lrlc kugler (AL Large - 8rown).
Approva| of M|nutes
Lllen !ones moved Lo approve Lhe mlnuLes form Lhe !anuary 8AC meeLlng. 1he moLlon was
seconded by !onaLhan kass and passed unanlmously.
Appo|ntment of New Secretary
Lllen !ones moved Lo appolnL uche' Arlnzeh (W7) Lhe new secreLary for Lhe 8AC. 1he MoLlon
was seconded by uavld Alexander and passed unanlmously.
Þedestr|an Adv|sory Counc|| Update
!ason 8roehm provlded an updaLe on Lhe acLlvlLles of Lhe ÞAC. ÞAC members have sLaggered
Lerms of elLher one, Lwo or Lhree years. ÞAC ls worklng Lo flll vacancles by engaglng clLy Councll
members. 1here has been a loL of Lurnover over Lhe pasL couple of years, currenLly four
vacancles on Lhe ÞAC. ÞAC focuslng less on lnfrasLrucLure and more on enforcemenL, l.e. phoLo
enforcemenL. LasL meeLlng was on March 4, 2013. ÞAC wlll soon sLarL focuslng on how Lhe
ÞedesLrlan MasLer Þlan wlll be lmplemenLed. Lngaglng uMv Lo see lf pedesLrlan relaLed
lnformaLlon can be puL lnLo drlver educaLlon and Lralnlng maLerlal. ÞAC meeLlngs Lyplcally held
on Lhe fourLh Monday of every monLh. ÞAC recenLly hlred parL-Llme employee Lo asslsL wlLh
Safety and Lducat|on & Lnforcement Comm|ttee keport
!ameel Alsalam (W4) gave Lhe LducaLlon CommlLLee updaLe. 1hls sub-commlLLee lnLerfaces
ofLen wlLh Lhe ÞAC. Concerned abouL auLomaLed enforcemenL, more focus on Lrafflc
enforcemenL. Cood represenLaLlon from MÞu Lhe lasL couple of years. LL. 8ruel has been Lhe
MÞu represenLaLlve buL has recenLly reLlred. SgL. 1horne appears Lo ha e replaced LL. 8ruel,
buL Commander Crane has also parLlclpaLed ln some. WanL Lhe 8AC Lo conLlnue Lo encourage
Lhe roll-ouL of Lhe expanslon of Lhe auLomaLed enforcemenL cameras conLlnues Lo happen.
Update on Lxpanded use Automated Lnforcement Cameras
1he law LhaL creaLed Lhe expanslon of Lhe auLomaLed enforcemenL cameras mandaLed LhaL Lhe
mayor release a reporL be (due Monday Aprll 1, 2013) lndlcaLlng level of enforcemenL requlred
Lo achleve level of safeLy needed. MusL have fundlng ln Lhe l?14 budgeL lndlcaLlng fundlng
requlred Lo keep flnes aL Lhe reduced level, budgeL due ouL March 26, 2013.
Iac|||t|es Comm|ttee Meet|ng Update
LasL meeLlng held ln lebruary. Lllen updaLed Lhe 8AC on Lhe laclllLles CommlLLee acLlvlLles.
CommlLLee organlzes rldes 3-4 Llmes a year Lo look for faclllLles problems LhroughouL Lhe
ulsLrlcL. lebruary meeLlng asked for accounLlng from uuC1 as Lo how Lhe recommendaLlons of
Lhe commlLLee are addressed/lmplemenLed. CfLen flnd pedesLrlan lssues on rldes, a problem
example ls Lhe lssues on 8hode lsland Avenue sLreLch ln Lhe nL 8renLwood area. ÞAC and
laclllLles commlLLee are worklng well LogeLher.
MÞD & DDC1 I¥2013 8udget near|ngs
8andall Myers updaLed Lhe group on Lhe MÞu pendlng budgeL hearlng. 1he hearlng ls
scheduled for Monday Aprll 29 aL 10 AM. 1he uuC1 budgeL hearlng ls scheduled on lrlday
Megan kanagy suggesLed LhaL Lhe 8AC creaLe a plannlng commlLLee on how Lo beLLer lnLerface
wlLh Move uC. Lllen !ones serves on an advlsory commlLLee worklng wlLh Move uC. AnlLa P. of
Lhe ÞAC serves on Lhe advlsory commlLLee as well. Move uC plans wlll be developed over Lhe
nexL 1.3 - 2 years. Lllen would llke Lo see more dlrecL lnvolvemenL from Lhe 8AC wlLh Move
uC. uche' Arlnzeh aLLended Lhe Move uC clLlzen meeLlng on March 20 ln Ward. ALLendlng Lhe
meeLlngs ls a good way Lo geL Lhe pulse of Lhe communlLy on Loplcs of lnLeresL Lo Lhe 8AC &
Iund|ng for the 8AC
Lllen !ones has found a paLh by whlch Lhe 8AC can geL fundlng dlrecLly from Councll. Pas found
a conLacL ln Lhe (CClC's Cfflce) LhaL says LhaL fundlng can be made dlrecLly Lo Lhe 8A from
Councll Þrovlded LhaL we have fundlng approprlaLed Lhe l?2014 budgeL. MaL 8rown (uuC1)
days LhaL Lhe fundlng we had approprlaLed ln 2012 (no l?2013 fundlng approprlaLed for 8AC)
would soon explre. Lllen asked Lhe $10,000 approprlaLed for 8AC be used Lo enhance Lhe
plannlng work around blcycllng and Move uC. 2012 urew newman (uuC1) sald LhaL Lhere wlll
be fundlng made avallable ln 2014.
Construct|on Þub||c Space kestr|ct|on
!ason 8reohm suggesLed LhaL Lhe ÞAC and 8AC collaboraLe on worklng wlLh uuC1 Lo mlnlmlze
Lhe negaLlve effecL on pedesLrlan Lhruways and blke lanes around consLrucLlon pro[ecLs. 1he
was some dlscusslon abouL suggesLlng Lo uuC1 a process for alerLlng cars LhaL pedesLrlan and
cycles would be forced lnLo Lhe roadway Lo geL around an upcomlng consLrucLlon area, Lrafflc
dlverslons should be done safely. !ason found LhaL ºSafe Þassage" means LhaL Lhere ls
supposed Lo be flve of clearance for pedesLrlans and Lhe wldLh of a blke paLh for cycllsL, around
Updates to 8AC 8y|aws
uavld Alexander lnlLlaLed Lhe dlscusslon on Lhe changes Lo Lhe 8AC bylaws. AfLer a lengLh
dlscusslon, Lhe 8AC aLLendees agreed LhaL Lhe flrsL paragraph of Lhe ºCommlLLees" secLlon of
Lhe bylaws would be changed Lo read:
º1here shall be Lhree sLandlng commlLLees. 1he chalrperson of each commlLLee belng
nomlnaLed by Lhe Chalrperson of Lhe Councll and approved by members of Lhe Councll.
Any member of Lhe councll may parLlclpaLe on any commlLLee aL any Llme. Lach member
of Lhe Councll shall declare hlm/herself as a member of a leasL one commlLLee. 1he
chalrperson of Lhe Councll may esLabllsh subcommlLLees and speclal commlLLees as
needed. 1he commlLLees shall be as follows:"
ln addlLlon, Lhe ºCuorum" secLlon was removed. !onaLhan kass moved Lo lmplemenL Lhe
above changes. 1he moLlon was seconded by !ameel Alsalam and passed.
Change |n L|ect|on of 8AC Cha|r
1here was a dlscusslon abouL how long a 8AC appolnLmenL should be. Powever, lL was declded
LhaL a change Lo Lhe appolnLmenL perlod would be addressed laLer ln Lhe bylaws. ln addlLlon
Lhe membershlp dlscussed how Lhe 8AC Chalr should be selecLed. 1he Councll declded LhaL Lhe
8AC Chalr should be elecLed by Lhe Councll. uche' Arlnzeh moved LhaL Lhe change be made.
1he moLlon was seconded by 8andall Myers and passed unanlmously. 1he Councll wlll now ask
Lhe ClLy Councll Lo change Lhe ºLaw" Lo say LhaL Lhe 8AC chalr wlll be elecLed by Lhe 8AC
8|ke to Work Day
1he ulsLrlcL wlde annual blke Lo work day ls schedule on May 17. 1here ls now more Lhan one
uC locaLlon for evenLs down Lown (aL leasL Lhree). 1here wlll be slxLy plL sLops Lhls year. ÞlL
sLop locaLlons and oLher lnformaLlon can be found aL: 8lkeLoworkmeLrodc.org. 1here wlll be
one easL of Lhe rlver plL sLop Lhls year. ÞlL sLops are usually locaLed on ln Lhe paLh of a glven
convoy. lL was suggesLed LhaL Councll members ask Lhe Councll member Lo rlde wlLh Lhem.
Lllen suggesLed LhaL Lhe Councll use Lhe evenL Lo promoLe our faclllLles rldes.
1he meeLlng was ad[ourned aL 8ÞM.