CHAIRMAN PHIL MENDELSON ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC HEARING
PR 21-863, Interagency Council on Homelessness Robert Warren Confirmation Resolution of 2016
PR 21-864, Interagency Council on Homelessness Donald L. Brooks Confirmation Resolution of 2016
PR 21-865, Interagency Council on Homelessness Albert Townsend Confirmation Resolution of 2016
PR 21-866, Interagency Council on Homelessness Margaret A. Hacskaylo Confirmation Resolution of 2016
PR 21-867, Interagency Council on Homelessness Margaret Riden Confirmation Resolution of 2016
PR 21-868, Interagency Council on Homelessness Jill Carmichael Confirmation Resolution of 2016
PR21-912, Director to End Homelessness Kristy Greenwalt Confirmation Resolution of 2016
Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces a public roundtable of the Committee of the Whole on PR 21-963 through PR 21-868, confirmation resolutions for mayoral appointments to the Interagency Council on Homelessness (“ICH”) for: Robert Warren, Donald L. Brooks, Albert Townsend, Margaret A. Hacskaylo, Margaret Riden, and Jill Carmichael; and PR 21-912, Director to End Homelessness Kristy Greenwalt Confirmation Resolution of 2016 to appoint Kristy Greenwalt to be Director to End Homelessness. The hearing will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building.
The purpose of this roundtable is to provide the public an opportunity to comment on six Mayoral nominees for appointment or reappointment to the ICH, and on the Director to End Homelessness who coordinates the activities of the ICH. The ICH facilitates interagency, cabinet-level leadership in planning, policymaking, program development, provider monitoring, and budgeting for what is known as the continuum of care of homeless services.
Those who wish to testify are asked to email the Committee of the Whole at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Sydney Hawthorne, Legislative Counsel, at (202) 724-8196, and to provide your name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Friday, October 21, 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 October 21, 2016 the testimony will be distributed to Councilmembers before the roundtable. 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 roundtable, 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 Tuesday, November 8, 2016.