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Residential Parking Fees to Increase

The DC Department of Motor Vehicles (DC DMV) recently announced a new tiered structure for the residential parking permit (RPP) fee becomes effective June 1, 2021. The annual fee for a one-year RPP sticker for the first vehicle registered at a legal mailing address will increase from $35 to $50, and additional fees will apply to other vehicles in that household

The RPP allows any DC DMV-registered private vehicle, or vehicle with reciprocity, to be parked without restriction in the permit area of the vehicle’s registered address. To be eligible for an RPP, a resident’s street must be zoned for RPP.

The flat $35 RRP fee has not changed since 2011. The new fee structure that will apply to all eligible vehicles registered at a legal mailing address beginning June 1 is as follows:

  1. $50 for the first vehicle
  2. $75 for the second vehicle
  3. $100 for the third vehicle
  4. $150 for each vehicle beyond the first three vehicles

An exemption exists for one resident 65 years of age or older per household. They will pay a $35 annual RPP fee for the first vehicle registered at a legal mailing address. The fee for each subsequent vehicle registered at a legal mailing address will be identical to the tiered rates noted above.

“While the cost for many goods and services has increased significantly over the past 10 year, RPP fees have remained unchanged since 2011,” said DC DMV Director Gabriel Robinson. “We believe the new RPP fee structure is fair and equitable for residents who want to park one or more vehicles without restriction in the permit area of their registered address.”

The RPP fee structure was amended through Subtitle H of legislation enacted September 11, 2019 that amended D.C. Municipal Regulation Title 18 § 2415.3

For more information visit dmv.dc.gov/service/residential-parking-permits

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COVID-19 Vaccines Available At Providence Ages 18 & Over


Starting May 1, 2021, DC Residents can either:

(1) go to Providence for an unscheduled walk-in COVID-19 shot Monday thru Thursday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM ; or

(2) Directly schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointments:  Providence will still offer 74 to 100 scheduled vaccine appointments each day during the same time frame. To pre-schedule a vaccine appointment, please visit: https://healthcare.ascension.org/COVID-19/vaccinations then click on “Washington DC” and then “Schedule Appointment.”

Please note:  The COVID-19 vaccine is now available to al DC residents age 18 and above, regardless of medical conditions. Patients will have to bring their picture ID and insurance card to the appointment.

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COVID 19 Vaccination Updates

1.  The Mayor has announced that homebound residents can schedue to be vaccinated at home.

DC Health’s Homebound Vaccination Program is now accepting COVID-19 vaccine appointments (Moderna vaccine) through our COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center – 1-855-363-0333. As a reminder the call center hours are Monday through Friday 8:00a – 7:00p and Saturday – Sunday 8:00a – 4:00p

2.  The Mayor has announced that all residents 16 and older are eligible to receive the covid-19 vaccine.  Call 1-855-363-0333 or access and appointment on the computer at vaccinate.dc.gov.  Wednesday April 28 is the last day for pre-registration.

Residents 16-17 years of age will be vaccinated by the National Children’s Hospital.  To register:  national children.org.

3.  Check local CVS because these pharmacies continue to vaccinate residents with no appointment necessary. 

4.  The Mayor has asked for the community’s assistance in getting all DC residents registered to get vaccinated.  She is asking that citizens volunteer to go door-to-door to get people registered.

Join us for a citywide day of action as we canvass neighborhoods across DC and get Washingtonians pre-registered. 

Saturday, May 1, 2021
9:00 a.m. | 11:00 a.m.| 1:00 p.m.

Register at the following URL

https://servedc.galaxydigital.com/dc-covid-19-community-corps/

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Michigan Park Development

The ground preparation for the building of new town houses to the rear of Saint Joseph’s Seminary has begun in earnest. Earth moving equipment is on site and much work is clearly underway.

The focus is solely to the rear of Saint Joseph’s Seminary. The ground to the front and
sides of the Seminary are expected to remain untouched by the development.

Many abatement features have been implemented as standard practice and in response to the concerns of neighbors.  These include prevention of runoff, protection of streetside trees and, importantly, monitoring of vibrations from the heavy machinery.

Vibration Monitoring Station

 

Tree Protection

Signage

The developer is EYA, a well known company for urban community construction. for more information on the new development, see the EYA website at,

https://www.eya.com/townhomes/washington-dc/michigan-park

 

 

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COVID-19 Vaccine Update

April 7, 2021

Letter from the Mayor

Dear Washingtonians,
We have an important update regarding eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine in Washington, DC:
Beginning Monday, April 19, all DC residents, ages 16 and older, will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. 
Here is what we need you to do: First and foremost, if you are a DC resident who is not yet vaccinated and you have not yet pre-registered for an appointment, I need you to pre-register right now.
  • You can pre-register on any day, at any time by going to vaccinate.dc.gov.
  • You can also pre-register by calling 1-855-363-0333. The call center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
If you are already vaccinated, we need you to reach out to your friends, family, and neighbors and talk to them about their plans to pre-register and get vaccinated. If you are nervous about getting vaccinated, talk to a friend, family member, or health care professional who has already been vaccinated. The vaccines are safe, effective, and the best way to protect yourself, your loved ones, and our community.
I am incredibly proud of our how our community has stepped up to respond to this pandemic. Now the end is in sight. Let’s finish the fight, DC.
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Beulah Sutherland Funeral Arrangements

Neighbors,
Please keep in your thoughts and prayers the soul of Beulah Sutherland, MPCA Treasurer for over 25 years, who passed  on March 21, 2021.
Following are the details for her funeral arrangements from the funeral home’s announcement .  The funeral home announcement indicates that the Visitation and Funeral may be viewed online by going to their web page listed immediately below.
Wake:
Thursday, April 8, 2021
6:30 – 8:30 PM
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church
1029 Monroe Street Northeast
Washington, District of Columbia 20017
Visitation (on-line or in-person)
Friday, April 9th, 2021
10:00 – 11:00am AM
St.  Anthony of Padua Catholic Church
1029 Monroe Street Northeast
Washington, District of Columbia 20017
Mass of a Christian Burial (on-line or in-person)
Friday, April 9th, 2021
11:00 AM – 12:1 PM
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church
1029 Monroe Street Northeast
Washington, District of Columbia 20017
President Ralph Bucksell
MPCA
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Monroe Street Market

Monroe Street Market, 3 April 2021

The local Monroe Street Market, on the Catholic University Side of the  Brookland Metro, is again open Saturday mornings, 9am to 1pm.  In addition to the farm produce, small vendors sell freshly backed bread, tee and coffee, and other foodstuffs. And, of course, dont forget the craft beer and spirits vendors. Also, many of the galleries are also open with local artists and artisans.

Monroe Street Marke, 3 April 2021

 

 

 

 

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COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Update

DC Updates Guidelines to Get their Covid-19 Registration Guidance

All District Residents and Essential Employees May Now Preregister for their Covid-19 Vaccination
The COVID-19 Vaccination Pre-registration system for making vaccination appointments may be done by going to vaccinate.dc.gov or by calling the COVID-19 Call Center at 1-855-363-0333. For deaf/hard-of-hearing individuals, dial 711 for TTY service.
Once you are pre-registered and in “an eligible population”, you will be contacted via email or phone (it is best to use a mobile phone that can receive text messages)  to book your appointment. Due to limits on available appointments, it may take weeks for you to receive an invitation to book an appointment. Beginning Thursday, March 18, 2021, invitations to book appointments will be sent out on:
Thursdays by 10:00 a.m.
Sundays by 10:00 a.m.
Tuesdays by 10:00 a.m. (only if any appointments remain to be filled)
Please note that when you receive an email or text message invitation to book an appointment to receive your vaccination, you must book it within 48 hours.  If you do not respond within that time period, you must again pre-register.
To Pre-Register online by a mobile phone or computer for Vaccination Appointment please go to:
2.  Scroll down to the box and click on:  “GET PRE-REGISTER HERE”
To Pre-Register by a phone call for a Vaccination Appointment, please call:
 3.  1-855-363-0333 (Deaf or hard of hearing individuals, dial 711 for TTY service).
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Seniors COVID 19 Vaccinations

Seniors Can Schedule Their Coronavirus Vaccinations
Washington DC residents 65 and older may now book a reservation to receive their vaccinations for the Coronavirus
by logging onto the following web page:
Please note:  You will need your insurance information, if you have supplemental insurance, to book your reservation.
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