Hearing on B21-333, James Bunn Way Designation


Bill 21-333, James Bunn Way Designation Act of 2015

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces a public hearing before the Committee of the Whole on Bill 21-333, the “James Bunn Way Designation Act of 2015.” The hearing will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building.

The stated purpose of Bill 21-333 is to symbolically designate the 3100 block of Esther Place, S.E., as James Bunn Way. James Bunn was a well-known leader in the Ward 8 community for over 40 years, including chairman of Congress Heights Main Streets, Executive Director of the Ward 8 Business Council, ANC 8D Commissioner, and President of the Ward 8 Democrats. Mr. Bunn passed away on August 1, 2013 at the age of 71.

Those who wish to testify are asked to telephone the Committee of the Whole at (202) 724-8196, or email Greg Matlesky, Legislative Aide, at gmatlesky@dccouncil.us, and to provide your name, address, telephone number, and organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Monday, September 14, 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 September 14, 2015 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 Bill 21-333 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 Wednesday, September 30, 2015.