Hearing on OP and DMPED Nominees (REVISED)


CHAIRMAN PHIL MENDELSON ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC ROUNDTABLE

PR 21-20, Director of the Office of Planning Eric Shaw Confirmation Resolution of 2015
PR 21-29, Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development Brian Kenner Confirmation Resolution of 2015

            Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces the scheduling of a public roundtable of the Committee of the Whole on PR 21-20, the “Director of the Office of Planning Eric Shaw Confirmation Resolution of 2015” and PR 21-29, the “Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development Brian Kenner Confirmation Resolution of 2015.” The roundtable will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 in room 120 of the John A. Wilson Building. This notice has been revised to reflect a change in the date and time of the hearing.

The stated purpose of PR 21-20 is to confirm the appointment of Eric D. Shaw as the Director of the District of Columbia Office of Planning. The stated purposed of PR 21-29 is to confirm the Mayoral appointment of Brian T. Kenner as the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development for the District of Columbia.  The purpose of this hearing is to receive testimony from public witnesses as to the fitness of these nominees.

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 clefevre@dccouncil.us, and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Friday, February 13, 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 February 13, 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 PR 21-20 and PR 21-29 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, March 2, 2015.