DC Primaries June 19
Primary season is upon us with the election taking place on June 19. Early voting is over and 2,452 people took advantage of the early voting at the Chevy Chase Community Center. That represents the 2nd largest turnout among the 9 early voting centers.
The following contests appear on the ballot for the June 19, 2018 Primary Election:
There are many resources available on candidates positions, initiatives and also assorted guides. Among those that you might, or might not, find useful are:
Due to being out of the country for a month there was no June Newsletter. However, The May 2018 edition of WHAT'S GOING ON: NEIGHBORHOOD & BEYOND is still available. You can receive future issues directly by subscribing. Your email will not be used for any other purpose.
ANC 3/4G PASSES RESOLUTION REGARDING CAPITAL BUDGET TO MODERNIZE CHEVY CHASE COMMUNITY CENTER
At the April 9, 2018 ANC meeting, by a vote of 7-0, ANC 3/4G passed a resolution urging the City Council to fund the Mayor's proposed $19 million budget request for the modernization of the Chevy Chase Community Center. The resolution continues by urging the Council to continue its oversight to implement the ANC's other recommendations as detailed in in the resolution and our final report. These include items such as specific design and facility features being asked for in a newly created Chevy Chase Community Center. The full resolution can be found here.
ANC 3/4G PASSES RESOLUTION
REGARDING FUNDING FOR THE INCARCERATION TO INCORPORATION ENTREPRENEURSHIP ACT (IIEP)
The IIEP, is intended to provide returning citizens with micro enterprise development training and other assistance. The District has more returning citizens per capita than any other U.S. city. The ANC 3/4G resolution, which was passed unanimously, urges the Council to include funding for IIEP, as authorized by the Act. The entrepreneurship and mentoring elements of IIEP are not covered in other returning citizens’ programs, and the IIEP compliments the Mayor’s programs. The resolution asks the Council to provide the $2.3 million needed over four years, about $760,000 per year, to implement IIEP. The full resolution can be found here.