Hearing on PR22-56, MWAA Warner Session Confirmation


PR 22-56, the “Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors Warner H. Session Confirmation Resolution of 2017”

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces a public hearing before the Committee of Whole on PR 22-30, the “Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors Warner H. Session Confirmation Resolution of 2017.” The hearing will be held Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.

The stated purpose of PR 22-56 is to confirm the reappointment of Mr. Warner H. Session to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Board of Directors for a term to expire January 5, 2023. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (“MWAA”) is an independent body created through an interstate compact between the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia that promotes, develops, and operates Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The MWAA Board of Directors governs the activities of MWAA and is composed of members appointed by the Governors of Virginia and Maryland, the Mayor of Washington, D.C., and the President of the United States. The purpose of this hearing is to receive testimony from government and public witnesses as to the fitness of Mr. Session for the Board.

Those who wish to testify are asked to email the Committee of the Whole at
cow@dccouncil.us, or to call Sydney Hawthorne, Legislative Counsel at (202) 724-7130, and provide your name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation, and title (if any) by close of business Monday, January 30, 2017. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. If submitted by the close of business on January 30, 2017 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. Copies 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 February 3, 2017.