March 20, 2015


DRCA Saturday Social – Tomorrow!

Join DRCA members for a special DRCA ONLY Happy Hour at Del Ray Pizzeria on Saturday, March 21st from 4-7 p.m.
DRCA members will enjoy $2 off draft beer and wine, as well as specials on Pizza Rolls, Calamari, Wings, and Nachos. Bring a neighbor and see you there!

March 20, 2015


Potomac Yards Metro Station Briefing

At last week’s membership meeting, city staff presented an update regarding the proposed Potomac Yards Metro station. The presentation is available below.

Potomac Yard Metro Briefing – 03.11.15


March 14, 2015


March 2015 Land Use Meeting Minutes Now Available

Check out the 3/10/15 LUC Meeting Minutes.

Concept Park Plan

Mount Jefferson Park Concept Plan

Front Elevation

Concept- Arlandria Floors Redevelopment

2802 Russell Road

2802 Russell Road

March 8, 2015


March 2015 Land Use Meeting Agenda

Please join us for the Land Use Committee meeting this Tuesday, March 10 at 7:00pm at the Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave to discuss the following neighborhood items:

Historic Town of Potomac Presentation & Update on Del Ray Pattern Book
Stephanie Sample, Historic Preservation, Planner III, Dept. of P&Z
Come learn how to determine if your house is a contributing structure to the Historic Town of Potomac and how it could impact a decision made by the Board of Zoning Appeals for a possible Special Exception or Variance Request if you decide to do an addition or renovation.

Arlandria Floors Building Redevelopment Update and Presentation
Special Use Permit #2015-0009 2802 Russell Road
Request to construct a new single-family dwelling, on a developed substandard lot; zoned R-8/Residential Single-Family.
Applicant: Elias Voces
Application Materials

Preliminary Discussion of Oakville Triangle- Mount Jefferson Greenway
If you are unable to attend the Cities Oakville Triangle Meeting Scheduled for March 12 at 7:00pm, come to the Land Use Committee meeting to share your comments and questions with the DRCA representative, Ben Flood. We will be discussing the Draft Plan for the Mount Jefferson Greenway.
Draft Plan

February 5, 2015


February 2015 Land Use Committee Meeting Canceled

There are no items to review this month, so the Land Use Meeting originally scheduled for Tuesday the 10th of February has been canceled. Please join us next month on March 10th when we will get a presentation from City staff about the historic Town of Potomac, and how to determine if your house is a contributing resource and what that means if you want to do an addition or renovation.

January 19, 2015


January 2015 Land Use Meeting Minutes

The Land Use Committee Monthly Meeting Minutes for the January 13, 2015 meeting are now available online in the Archives:

January 12, 2015


January 13, 2014 Land Use Committee Agenda

Please join us Tuesday January 13th at the Mount Vernon Rec Center on Commonwealth Ave at 7:00pm to discuss three upcoming Land Use items in Del Ray. If you are unable to attend but would like to comment on one of the cases, please send us an email. More information can be found about the agenda on the DRCA Website

A: Trident Crossfit Parking Reduction Request- 410/420 Calvert Ave
B: Variance Request for an addition to 15 West Howell Ave
C: Special Use Permit Extension Request for an addition to Marino’s Restaurant

January 7, 2015


December Membership Meeting Notes

DRCA – December 10, 2014

Meeting Called to Order at: 7:31PM        By: President Jay Nesterlode

Funding Requests

Requests come in via standard form; form is sent to Board, Board reviews and then brings actionable requests to general membership

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