The Georgetown University Campus Plan hearing scheduled for this evening at 6:30 may end much sooner than the all-night hearings participants have grown accustomed to. On June 15, the University requested a continuance from the meeting, which will focus on the June 14 District Department of Transportation (DDOT) supplemental report.
Rob Mathis, a communications officer at GU, said the University believes that "given some additional time, Georgetown and DDOT could come to an agreement on some outstanding issues pertaining to its Supplemental Transportation Analysis."
In the report submitted last week, that the agency could not approve the proposed campus plan because of insufficient information.
"Georgetown would also seek to work with OP to address its proposed conditions of approval," explained Mathis.
The , which recommended housing 100 percent of undergraduates on campus, has been a.
In the report, agency staff wrote, "OP is concerned that the maximum total enrollment of students...places the surrounding neighborhoods at the tipping point of diminished residential character."
GU would use the summer months to discuss possible solutions to each agencies objections to the plan as proposed by the University.
Requests for comment from neighborhood groups in opposition to the plan could not be immediately returned.