CHAIRMAN PHIL MENDELSON ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC HEARING
Bill 21-200, Closing of Public Streets adjacent to Squares S-603, N-661, 605, 661, 607 and 665, and in U.S. Reservations 243 and 244, S.O. 13-14605, Act of 2015
Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces a public hearing before the Committee of the Whole on Bill 21-200, the “Closing of Public Streets adjacent to Squares S-603, N-661, 605, 661, 607 and 665, and in U.S. Reservations 243 and 244, S.O. 13-14605, Act of 2015.” The hearing will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building. (If the hearing on PR 21-112 runs late, the hearing will begin immediately after.)
The stated purpose of Bill 21-200 is to order the closing of Potomac Avenue, S.W., between 2nd Street, S.W. and R Street, S.W.; R Street, S.W., between Potomac Avenue, S.W., and Half Street, S.W.; 1st Street, S.W., between T Street, S.W. and Potomac Avenue, S.W.; and S Street, S.W., between 2nd Street, S.W. and approximately 230 feet west of Half Street, S.W.; all adjacent to Squares S-603, N-661, 605, 661, 607 and 665, and in U.S. Reservations 243 and 244 in Ward 6. The proposed street closures are within the footprint of the soccer stadium site in Southwest, and their closing is necessary to develop the site.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, and to provide your name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Friday, June 5, 2015. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. If submitted by the close of business on June 5, 2015 the testimony will be distributed to Councilmembers before the hearing. Witnesses should limit their testimony to five minutes; less time will be allowed if there are a large number of witnesses. A copy of Bill 21-200 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 Monday, June 22, 2015.