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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.