Hearing on PR21-112, BZA Fred Hill Confirmation


PR 21-112, Board of Zoning Adjustment Fred Hill Confirmation Resolution of 2015

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces a public hearing before the Committee of the Whole on PR 21-112, the “Board of Zoning Adjustment Fred Hill Confirmation Resolution of 2015.”  The hearing will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building.

The stated purpose of PR 21-112 is to confirm the appointment of Mr. Fred Hill as a member of the Board of Zoning Adjustment (BZA).  The purpose of the hearing is to receive testimony from public witnesses as to the fitness of the nominee.  The BZA is empowered to grant relief from the strict application of the Zoning Regulations (variances), approve certain uses of land (special exceptions), and hear appeals of actions taken by the Zoning Administrator at the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs.

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 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 PR 21-112 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 June 23, 2015.