PR21-460, CWC Condon Confirmation


CHAIRMAN PHIL MENDELSON ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC HEARING

PR 21-460, District of Columbia Commemorative Works Committee Otto Condon Confirmation Resolution of 2015

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces the scheduling of a public hearing of the Committee of Whole on PR 21-460, the “District of Columbia Commemorative Works Committee Otto Condon Confirmation Resolution of 2015.” The hearing will be held Monday, September 26, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. This hearing was originally scheduled for Thursday, June 30, 2016.

The stated purpose of PR 21-460 is to confirm the appointment of Otto Condon as a citizen member of the District of Columbia Commemorative Works Committee (“CWC”). The CWC advises and recommends to the Council a disposition of each application to place a commemorative work on public space in the District of Columbia. The CWC is made up of three citizens and nine ex-officio members appointed by the Mayor. The purpose of this hearing is to receive testimony from public witnesses as to the fitness of Mr. Condon for the CWC.

Those who wish to testify are asked to email the Committee of the Whole at cow@dccouncil.us, or call Evan Cash, Committee Director at (202) 724-8196, and to provide your name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Thursday, September 22, 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 September 22, 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. 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 October 10, 2016.