Meeting Discusses Return to Normal Hours at Eastern Market

Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee (EMCAC) Meets Wednesday

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The Eastern Market Community Advisory Committee (EMCAC) will hold a virtual meeting at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30.

On the agenda is a discussion of COVID restrictions at the Market, including a possible return to normal operating hours. The meeting will also discuss the status of the Eastern Market Strategic Plan study, launched last November, and the next steps in planning.

The meeting will hear a report on the Eastern Market Metro Plaza project. Stage 2 of of the project, which will include the section on which the metro station entrance is located and the boulevards, is expected to begin later this fall.

The EMCAC Nominations and Credentials Committee will also give a report as EMCAC looks to its own elections at the next meeting. Only current EMCAC member representatives are eligible to serve as officers and it is requested that all nominations for all seats be received by October 20, 2020.   Election is by simple majority of the standing EMCAC members. Please include resume or additional information that you would like to share with EMCAC.

 EMCAC is the District’s legislatively established body entrusted with advisory and oversight responsibilities for the operations, management and renovation of Eastern Market.  Current members include representatives from ANC6B, Capitol Hill Restoration Society, Capitol Hill Association of Merchants, Eastern Market Preservation and Development Corporation, Stanton Park Neighborhood Association, a community representative, Ward 6 Council Office, the Mayor and representatives from the South Hall, Farmer’s Line and non-food merchants at the Market.

The community is welcome at all EMCAC meetings, which are usually held on the last Wednesday of each month in the North Hall at Eastern Market at Seventh Street at North Carolina Avenue SE.  Due to COVID 19 they are being held virtually until further notice.

Join the meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84335288261?pwd=S2FXS2xkVXRJSEZkWlVKS3YybkZvZz09

Meeting ID: 843 3528 8261

Passcode: 878552

Please call for information or questions: Chuck Burger, Vice Chair at 202-258-5316 or email at [email protected].  Follow the market at www.easternmarket-dc.org.