Hearing on B21-445/B21-672, Street and Alley Closings


CHAIRMAN PHIL MENDELSON ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC HEARING

Bill 21-445, “Closing of Public Streets and Dedication of Land for Street and Alley Purposes in and abutting Squares 3953, 3954, 4024, 4025, and Parcel 143/45, S.O. 14-20357, Act of 2015”
Bill 21-672, “Closing of Public Streets and the Dedication of Land for Street Purposes in Square 620, S.O. 15-54214, Act of 2016”

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces a public hearing before the Committee of the Whole on Bill 21-445, the “Closing of Public Streets and Dedication of Land for Street and Alley Purposes in and abutting Squares 3953, 3954, 4024, 4025, and Parcel 143/45, S.O. 14-20357, Act of 2015” and Bill 21-672, the “Closing of Public Streets and the Dedication of Land for Street Purposes in Square 620, S.O. 15-54214, Act of 2016.” The hearing will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 in room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building.

The stated purpose of Bill 21-445 is to order the closing of a portion of 14th Street, NE between Montana Avenue, and 14th Street, adjacent to Squares 3954, 4024 and Parcel 143/45, and to accept the dedication of portions of land in Squares 3953, 3954, 4024, 4025, and Parcel 143/45 for public street and alley purposes, all in Northeast Washington, D.C. in Ward 5. The closing and dedications would support a Planned Unit Development for the Brentwood Village project. The stated purpose of Bill 21-672 is to order the closing of First Terrace, N.W., between L Street, N.W., and M Street, N.W.; a portion of L Place N.W., between First Terrace N.W., and First Place, N.W.; and First Place N.W., between L Street, N.W., and L Place, N.W., adjacent to Square 620, Lots 247, 249, 250, 251, and 896; to accept the dedication and designation of First Place, N.W., extending approximately 214 feet north from L Street, N.W., for public street purposes; to authorize the improvement of the dedicated land for street purposes; to authorize modifications to the permanent system of highways in the District of Columbia; and to designate the dedicated street as First Place, N.W., in Ward 6. These actions would support redevelopment of the Sursum Corda community.

Those who wish to testify are asked to telephone the Committee of the Whole at (202) 724-8196, or email Evan Cash, Committee Director, at cow@dccouncil.us, and to provide your name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Monday, June 13, 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 June 13, 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 Monday June 27, 2016.