Hearing on FY 2016 CAFR

“Fiscal Year 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report”

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces the scheduling of a public oversight hearing of the Committee of the Whole on the Fiscal Year 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The public hearing will be held Thursday, February 2, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. in the Council Chamber of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.

The purpose of this public hearing is to receive testimony from government witnesses, namely the Executive, Chief Financial Officer, and Inspector General, regarding the results of the Fiscal Year 2016 CAFR. By law, the CAFR must be released by February 1, 2017. This document, and this hearing, are important in understanding the financial health of the District government. Copies of the CAFR may be obtained from the Office of the Chief Financial Officer or the OCFO website.

This hearing is the first in a series of hearings to be held this winter by the Council and its committees in connection with its oversight of Fiscal Years 2017 and 2016 agency performance. The full schedule of hearings will be made available on the Council’s website (http://www.dccouncil.us) and will be published separately in the D.C. Register.

While this hearing is limited to oral testimony from specified government witnesses, written statements from the public will be made a part of the official record. Copies of written statements should be submitted to the Committee of the Whole, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 410 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004. The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2016.