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Statement from Councilmember Allen on Reservation 13 Redevelopment Project Selection

Today, DC’s Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development announced the selection of two development teams grouped in two bundles for the redevelopment and transformation of Reservation 13, formally known as Hill East District Phase II Redevelopment.

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Ward 6 Neighborhood Update: 10-29-2021

Hope you've been able to enjoy fall in Ward 6. It's Friday, and before you check out for the weekend and tune in for some fun Halloween activities, I wanted to get the latest information to you on many fronts. We've got news on vaccines for children, Halloween activities this weekend, and more. 

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Council Committee Advances Charles Allen’s Bill Renewing Lease for Ward 6’s Capitol Hill Arts Workshop

Today, the DC Council’s Committee on Business & Economic Development advanced unanimously legislation from Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward 6) authorizing the Mayor to renew and extend Capitol Hill Arts Workshop’s lease at their current location for the next 20 years.

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Ward 6 Update: 10-18-21

The Council is back in full session with plenty happening that will impact your neighborhood, with updates below on a wide range of topics.

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Here's Everything in CM Allen's Vision Zero Law Taking Effect This Year

Last September, the DC Council unanimously passed into law Councilmember Allen's Vision Zero Enhancement Omnibus Amendment Act. Here's what you need to know about the law, which will go into effect as it is funded.

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Charles Allen Re-Introduces Metro For DC Bill to Give Every DC Resident $100 Monthly Balance on SmarTrip Card and Transform Bus Service

Today, DC Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward 6) is re-introducing his bill that would put a recurring $100 balance to DC resident’s SmarTrip card every month and make a $10 million annual investment in improving bus service and infrastructure in the District.

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Ward 6 School Work Orders Older than 30 Days

Ahead of the Sept 28 hearing on school repairs at the Council, I requested every open work order the DC Department of General Services has for Ward 6 DCPS schools that is more than 30 days old.

I'm sharing the full list (472!) of items so Ward 6 neighbors can see what's happening at their school and others as I prepare to question DGS leadership later.

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Update on Sept 18 Insurrectionists Rally

I wanted to reach out and share a little bit more about public safety preparations for Saturday's planned rally around the January 6th insurrectionists.

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Ward 6 Update: 9-9-21

A few more days of summer remain, but you're forgiven if this part of September has us looking forward to the fall and cooler temperatures. If you're like me, in-between trying to figure out who is playing for the Nats these days, there's a lot going on right now.

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Letter from Councilmember Allen Regarding Mail Delivery Issues

Here is the text of a letter sent by Councilmember Charles Allen regarding ongoing mail delivery issues in Ward 6: 

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