Hearing on PR20-603 – Gutierrez School Way (Nov. 13)

CHAIRMAN PHIL MENDELSON ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC HEARING

Bill 20-603, Sonia Gutierrez Way Designation Act of 2013

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces the scheduling of a public hearing of the Committee of the Whole on Bill 20-603, the “Sonia Gutierrez Way Designation Act of 2013.”  The hearing will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 13, 2014 in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building.

The stated purpose of Bill 20-603 is symbolically designate the 500 block of V Street, NE, as Sonia Gutierrez Campus Way to honor the legacy and impact of Sonia Gutierrez as an innovative educator at the Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School in in the larger District of Columbia community.

Those who wish to testify are asked to telephone the Committee of the Whole, at (202) 724-8196, or email Evan Cash, Committee Director, at ecash@dccouncil.us, and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Monday, November 10, 2014.  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 10, 2014 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 Bill 20-603 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 Monday, November17, 2014.

Hearing on PR20-1062 – MPD Staffing (Nov. 13)

CHAIRMAN PHIL MENDELSON ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC HEARING

PR 20-1062, Metropolitan Police Department Captain and Lieutenant Shift Differential Approval Resolution of 2014

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces the scheduling of a public hearing of the Committee of Whole on PR 20-1062, the “Metropolitan Police Department Captain and Lieutenant Shift Differential Approval Resolution of 2014.”  The hearing will be held Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.

The stated purpose of PR 20-1062 is to approve the establishment of a shift differential payment for Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Captains and Lieutenants.  Under the current labor agreement, MPD officers, detectives, and sergeants receive shift differential compensation for working evenings and night shifts.  Establishing a shift differential for captains and lieutenants will ensure that these management officials maintain pay parity with those union members whom they supervise on such shifts.

Those who wish to testify are asked to telephone the Committee of the Whole, at (202) 724-8196, or e-mail Jessica Jacobs, Legislative Counsel, at jjacobs@dccouncil.us and provide their name, address, telephone number, and organizational affiliation, if any, by the close of business Monday, November 10, 2014.  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 10, 2014, 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 20-1062 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.  Copies of 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, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004.  The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 17, 2014.

Hearing on PR20-1088 – BZA S. Kathryn Allen Nom. (Nov. 13)

CHAIRMAN PHIL MENDELSON ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC HEARING

PR 20-1088, Board of Zoning Adjustment S. Kathryn Allen Confirmation Resolution of 2014

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces the scheduling of a public hearing of the Committee of Whole on PR 20-1088, the “Board of Zoning Adjustment S. Kathryn Allen Confirmation Resolution of 2014.”  The hearing will be held Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.

The stated purpose of PR 20-1088 is to confirm the reappointment of Ms. Kathryn Allen to the Board of Zoning Adjustment.  The Board of Zoning Adjustment (“Board”) is an independent, quasi-judicial body with the ability to grant relief from the strict application of the District’s zoning regulations in the form of variances, to grant special exceptions in approving certain land uses, and to hear appeals from actions taken by the Zoning Administrator of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs.  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 telephone the Committee of the Whole, at (202) 724-8196, or e-mail Jessica Jacobs, Legislative Counsel, at jjacobs@dccouncil.us and provide their name, address, telephone number, and organizational affiliation, if any, by the close of business Monday, November 10, 2014.  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 10, 2014, 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 20-1088 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.  Copies of 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, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004.  The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 17, 2014.

Roundtable on PR20-1103 – Mid-City East SAP (Oct. 30)

CHAIRMAN PHIL MENDELSON ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC ROUNDTABLE

PR 20-1103, Mid City East Small Area Plan Approval Resolution of 2014

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces the scheduling of a public roundtable of the Committee of Whole on PR 20-1103, the “Mid City East Small Area Plan Approval Resolution of 2014.”  The roundtable will be held Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. in Hearing Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.

The stated purpose of PR 20-1103 is to approve the proposed Mid City East Small Area Plan (SAP).  The SAP was initiated by the Office of Planning in February 2013, a draft was made public on July 7, 2014, and a Mayoral hearing was held on July 29, 2014.  The purpose of the SAP is to provide a framework for conservation, development, sustainability, and connectivity in the Bates/Truxton Circle, Bloomingdale, Eckington, Hanover, LeDroit Park, and Sursum Corda neighborhoods, including portions of Edgewood and Stronghold.  The Plan is based on the following core themes: neighborhood character; commercial revitalization; redevelopment opportunities and housing; neighborhood placemaking and public realm; parks, green space, and stormwater; and connectivity.  Once approved, the SAP will provide guidance to the Zoning Commission and other District agencies in carrying out the policies of the Comprehensive Plan.

Those who wish to testify are asked to telephone the Committee of the Whole, at (202) 724-8196, or e-mail Jessica Jacobs, Legislative Counsel, at jjacobs@dccouncil.us and provide their name, address, telephone number, and organizational affiliation, if any, by the close of business Tuesday, October 28, 2014.  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 28, 2014, the testimony will be distributed to Councilmembers before the roundtable.  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 20-1103 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.  Copies of 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, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004.  The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 13, 2014.