CHAIRMAN PHIL MENDELSON ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC HEARING
Bill 21-321, Kennedy Street, N.W., Economic Development and Small Business Revitalization Advisory Committee Establishment Act of 2015
Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces a public hearing before the Committee of the Whole on Bill 21-321, the “Kennedy Street, N.W., Economic Development and Small Business Revitalization Advisory Committee Establishment Act of 2015.” The hearing will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, September 26, 2016 in room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building.
The stated purpose of Bill 21-321 is to establish the Kennedy Street, NW, Economic Development and Small Business Revitalization Adivsory Committee. As introduced, the legislation would create such a committee consisting of 11 members: the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, the Director of the Office of Planning, the Ward 4 Councilmember, two business owners from Kennedy Street, the Director of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, the Director of the Department of Small and Local Business Development, a representative chosen by the local ANC, a representative from the Economic Development Partnership, and two community members chosen by the Ward 4 Councilmember.
Those who wish to testify are asked to email the Committee of the Whole at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Evan Cash, Committee Director at (202) 724-8196, and to provide your name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Thursday, September 22, 2016. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. If submitted by the close of business on September 22, 2016 the testimony will be distributed to Councilmembers before the hearing. Witnesses should limit their testimony to four minutes; less time will be allowed if there are a large number of witnesses. A copy of the legislation can be obtained through the Legislative Services Division of the Secretary of the Council’s office or on http://lims.dccouncil.us.
If you are unable to testify at the hearing, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record. 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 October 10, 2016.