PR21-875, HPRB Heath Confirmation


CHAIRMAN PHIL MENDELSON ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC HEARING

PR 21-875, Historic Preservation Review Board Marnique Heath Confirmation Resolution of 2016

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces a public hearing before the Committee of Whole on PR 21-875, the “Historic Preservation Review Board Marnique Heath Confirmation Resolution of 2016.” The hearing will be held Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.

The stated purpose of PR 21-875 is to confirm the appointment of Ms. Marnique Heath to the Historic Preservation Review Board. Ms. Heath has previously served the public as a member of the Board of Zoning Adjustment. The Historic Preservation Review Board (“Board”) is the official body of advisors appointed by the Mayor to guide the government and public on preservation matters in the District of Columbia. The Board also assists with the implementation of federal preservation programs and the review of federal projects in the District. The purpose of this hearing is to receive testimony from government and public witnesses as to the fitness of this nominee for the Board.

Those who wish to testify are asked to email the Committee of the Whole at cow@dccouncil.us, or call Sydney Hawthorne, Legislative Counsel at (202) 724-7130, and to provide your name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation, and title (if any) by close of business Tuesday, November 8, 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 November 8, 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 November 23, 2016.