With the August recess over, the city council is swinging back into action, and there's a number of Near Southeast-related hearings scheduled over the next few weeks. The most interesting one is a Committee on Economic Development public oversight hearing on "Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development
Transition of Projects on the Southwest Waterfront, Hill East, Poplar Point, Canal Park
, and Kingman Island", scheduled for Oct. 1 at noon. The progress of Canal Park
(or lack thereof) continues to be of great interest to Near Southeast residents, and perhaps by the time of this hearing there will be some movement on getting the school buses relocated. There's rumors afoot that the buses could be moved to a temporary lot once a long-term home is secured--and apparently there may soon be a contract before the city council approving a new permanent lot in Prince George's County.
(Also, as an aside, the ANC 6D agenda for Monday night's meeting is now online