Additional Meeting (Markup)

Pursuant to Committee of the Whole Rule 302, Chairman Mendelson is calling an Additional Meeting of the Committee of the Whole on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. in the Council Chamber of the John A. Wilson Building.  The draft agenda is attached.

Should you have any questions, please contact Mr. Evan W. Cash, Committee of the Whole Director, at (202) 724-7002.

Agenda:

READING AND APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES
Tuesday, March 15, 2016, Regular Meeting

CONSIDERATION

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CHAIRMAN MENDELSON’S STATEMENT ON BUDGET AUTONOMY DECISION

CHAIRMAN MENDELSON STATEMENT ON HISTORIC VICTORY FOR DISTRICT AUTONOMY

WASHINGTON, DC – This afternoon, Superior Court Judge Brian Holeman issued an order granting the Council’s motion for judgment in favor of budget autonomy.

Phil Mendelson, Chairman of the Council of the District of Columbia, released the following statement regarding the order issued today by the Superior Court of the District of Columbia in the budget autonomy litigation.  The historic ruling upholds the Budget Autonomy Act, stating that the Council, the Mayor, and the District voters lawfully exercised their collective power to gain control over expenditure of local funds. Continue reading