Hearing on B21-446, B21-447, B21-571, B21- 586, Public Alley Closings


CHAIRMAN PHIL MENDELSON ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC HEARING

Bill 21-446, the “Closing of a Public Alley in Square 342, S.O. 14-21629, Act of 2015”
Bill 21-447, the “Closing of a Public Alley in Square 453, S.O. 14-17847, Act of 2015”
Bill 21-571, the “Closing of a Public Alley in Square 697, S.O. 15-26230, Act of 2016 ”
Bill 21-586, the “Closing of a Public Alley in Square 126, S.O. 14-17521, Act of 2016”

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces a public hearing before the Committee of the Whole on Bill 21-446, the “Closing of a Public Alley in Square 342, S.O. 14-21629, Act of 2015”; Bill 21-447, the “Closing of a Public Alley in Square 453, S.O. 14-17847, Act of 2015”; Bill 21-571, the “Closing of a Public Alley in Square 697, S.O. 15-26230, Act of 2015”; and Bill 21-586, the “Closing of a Public Alley in Square 126, S.O. 14-17521. The hearing will be held at 12:00 p.m., or immediately following the previous hearing) on Monday, March 21, 2016 in room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building.

The stated purpose of Bill 21-446 is to order the closing of a public alley in Square 342, bounded by Massachusetts Avenue, 10th Street, K Street, and 11 Street, in Northwest in Ward 2. The stated purpose of Bill 21-447 is to order the closing of a portion of a public alley system in Square 453, bounded by I Street, 7th Street, H Street, and 6th Street in Northwest in Ward 2. The stated purpose of Bill 21-571 is to order the closing of a portion of a public alley system in Square 697, bounded by K Street, L Street, Half Street, and South Capitol Street, in Southwest in Ward 6. The stated purpose of Bill 21-586 is to order the closing of a portion of a public alley system in Square 126, bounded by K Street, 17th Street, I Street, and 18th Street, in Northwest in Ward 2.

Those who wish to testify are asked to telephone the Committee of the Whole at (202) 724-8196, or email Cynthia LeFevre, Legislative Counsel, at cow@dccouncil.us, and to provide your name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Thursday, March 17, 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 March 17, 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 April 4, 2016.