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Monday, 2/8/2016

11:00am

Room 120

COW Public Hearing on B21-377

The Committee of the Whole will hold a public hearing on the following legislation:

  • Bill 21-377, Repeal of Outdated and Unnecessary Audit Mandates Amendment Act of 2015

Those who wish to testify are asked to email the Committ~e of the Whole at cow@dccouncil.us, or email 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, February 4, 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 February 4, 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.

Monday, 2/8/2016

12:00pm

Rescheduled

Performance Oversight Hearing: Transportation and the Environment (rescheduled)

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on the Transportation and the Environment has rescheduled the Performance Oversight Hearing.

  • Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Department of Public Works

See rescheduled hearing: http://dccouncil.us/events/performance-oversight-hearing-transportation-and-the-environment5

Monday, 2/8/2016

1:30pm

Rescheduled

Transportation & The Environment Public Roundtable on PR21-522 *Rescheduled

The Committee on the Transportation & the Environment will hold a public roundtable on: 

  • PR21-522, the “Department of Public Works Christopher Shorter Confirmation Resolution of 2015”

Has been reschedulled to convene on March 7, 2016.

Tuesday, 2/9/2016

1:00pm

Room 412

COW Public Roundtable on PR 21-474

The Committee of the Whole will hold a public roundtable on the following legislation:

  • PR 21-474, “Board of Zoning Adjustment Ms. Anita Butani D'Souza Confirmation Resolution of 2015”

​Those who wish to testify are asked to telephone the Committee of the Whole at (202) 724-8196, or email Cynthia LeFevre, Legislative Counsel, at clefevre@dccouncil.us, and to provide your name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Friday, Feb. 5, 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  Feb. 5, 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. 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.

Wednesday, 2/10/2016

9:30am

Room 123

Finance & Revenue Public Hearing on B21-417

The Committee on Finance & Revenue will hold a public hearing on the following legislation:

  • Bill 21-417, the "First-time Homebuyer Tax Benefit Amendment Act of 2015"

The  Committee invites the public to testify at the hearing. Those who wish to testify should contact Sarina Loy, Committee Aide at (202)724-8058 or sloy@dccouncil.us, and provide your name, organizational affiliation (if any), and title with the organization by 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Witnesses should bring 15 copies of their written testimony to the hearing. For additional information, please see the hearing notice.

Wednesday, 2/10/2016

10:00am

Room 412

Performance Oversight Hearing: Health & Human Services

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee of Health & Human Services will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agency will testify:

  • Department of Health Care Finance

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Malcolm Cameron, mcameron@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-741-0909

Wednesday, 2/10/2016

10:00am

Room 120

Performance Oversight Hearing: Housing & Community Development

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on Housing & Community Development will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agencies will testify:

  • Advisory Commission on Caribbean Community Affairs 
  • Office of African American Affairs
  • Office of Asian and Pacific Islanders Affairs
  • Office of Latino Affairs 
  • Office on African Affairs

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Oscar Montiel, omontiel@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8198.

Thursday, 2/11/2016

10:00am

Room 500

Performance Oversight Hearing: Judiciary

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on the Judiciary will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agencies will testify:

  • Sentencing and Criminal Code Revision Commission
  • Office of Police Complaints
  • Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Katherine Mitchell, kmitchell@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-727-8275.

Thursday, 2/11/2016

11:00am

Room 412

Performance Oversight Hearing: Transportation and the Environment

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on the Transportation and the Environment will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agency will testify:

  • Department of Energy and Environment

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Nicole Rentz, nrentz@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8062.

Thursday, 2/11/2016

4:00pm

Room 500

COW Public Hearing

The Committee of the Whole will hold a public hearing on the following legislation:

Those who wish to testify must telephone the Committee of the Whole at (202) 724-8196, or email Christina Setlew, Deputy Committee Director at csetlow@dccouncil.us, and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Monday, February 8, 2016. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 25 copies of written testimony. Requests will not be accepted after February 8, 2016. If submitted by the close of business on Tuesday February 9, 2016 the testimony will be distributed to Councilmembers before the hearing. Witnesses should limit their testimony to three minutes; less time will be allowed if there are a large number of witnesses.

Friday, 2/12/2016

10:00am

Room 412

Performance Oversight Hearing: Housing & Community Development

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on Housing & Community Development will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agencies will testify:

  • Office on Aging
  • Advisory Neighborhood Commissions

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Oscar Montiel, omontiel@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8198.

Tuesday, 2/16/2016

10:00am

Room 500

Additional Committee of the Whole Hearing

The Committee of the Whole will hold an additional meeting.

Tuesday, 2/16/2016

11:00am

Room 500

Committee of the Whole Meeting

The Committee of the Whole will hold a regular meeting.

Wednesday, 2/17/2016

10:00am

Room 500

Performance Oversight Hearing: Judiciary

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on the Judiciary will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agencies will testify:

  • Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department
  • Office of Unified Communications
  • Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency
  • Office of the Chief Medical Examiner

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Katherine Mitchell, kmitchell@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-727-8275.

Wednesday, 2/17/2016

10:00am

Room 412

Performance Oversight Hearing: Education

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on Education will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agency will testify:

  • Office of the State Superintendent of Education

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may do so online at: http://bit.ly/EdOversight16 or by calling 202-724-8061.

Wednesday, 2/17/2016

10:00am

Room 120

Performance Oversight Hearing: Housing & Community Development

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on Housing & Community Development will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agencies will testify:

  • Office of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Affairs
  • Office of Religious Affairs
  • Office of Veterans Affairs
  • Office on Women's Policy and Initiatives

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Oscar Montiel, omontiel@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8198.

Wednesday, 2/17/2016

10:00am

Room 123

Performance Oversight Hearing: Health & Human Services

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee of Health & Human Services will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
 The following agencies will testify:

  • Health Benefit Exchange Authority
  • Department of Health Professional Licensing Boards

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Malcolm Cameron, mcameron@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-741-0909.

Thursday, 2/18/2016

10:00am

Room 500

Performance Oversight Hearing: Education

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on Education will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
 The following agencies will testify:

  • District of Columbia Public Schools (Public Witnesses Only)

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may do so online at:

http://bit.ly/EdOversight16 or by calling 202-724-8061.

Thursday, 2/18/2016

10:00am

Room 412

Performance Oversight Hearing: Finance & Revenue

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on Finance & Revenue will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agencies will testify:

  • Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
  • Events DC
  • Destination DC
  • Office of Partnerships and Grant Services
  • Commission on Arts and Humanities

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Sarina Loy, sloy@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8058.

Thursday, 2/18/2016

10:00am

Room 120

Performance Oversight Hearing: Judiciary

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on the Judiciary will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agencies will testify:

  • Judicial Nomination Commission
  • Commission on Judicial Disabilities and Tenure
  • Office of the Attorney General
  • Mayor's Office of Legal Counsel
  • Office of Administrative Hearings

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Katherine Mitchell, kmitchell@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-727-8275.

Thursday, 2/18/2016

10:30am

Room 123

Transportation and the Environment Public Oversight Roundtable

The Committee on Transportation and the Environment will hold a Public Oversight Roundtable:

  • Snowzilla: The District's Response to the Winter Storm of January 2016

The Committee invites the public to testify or to submit written testimony, which will be made a part of the official Hearing Record. Anyone wishing to testify should contact Ms. Aukima Benjamin, staff assistant to the Committee on Transportation and the
Environment, at (202) 724-8062 or via e-mail at abenjamin@dccouncil.us.Persons representing organizations will have five minutes to present their testimony. Individuals will have three minutes to present their testimony. Witnesses should bring 8 copies of their written testimony and should submit a copy of their testimony electronically to abenjamin@dccouncil.us.

Thursday, 2/18/2016

1:30pm

Room 123

COW Public Hearing: B21-422, UDC DREAM Amendment Act of 2015

The Committee of the Whole will hold a public hearing on the following legislation:

  • B21-422, UDC DREAM Amendment Act of 2015

Those who wish to testify are asked to telephone the Committee of the Whole, at (202) 724-8196, or email Christina Setlow, Deputy Committee Director at cow@dccouncil.usand provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Tuesday, February 16, 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 February 16, 2016 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. 

Friday, 2/19/2016

10:00am

Room 412

Performance Oversight Hearing: Health & Human Services

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee of Health & Human Services will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agency will testify:

  • Department of Health

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Malcolm Cameron, mcameron@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-741-0909.

Monday, 2/22/2016

11:00am

Room 120

COW Public Hearing on B21-112 & B21-231

The Committee of the Whole will hold a Public Hearing on the following legislation:

  • Bill 21-112, “Notary Public Fee Enhancement Amendment Act of 2015”
  • Bill 21-231, “Commemorative Flag Request and Statehood Fund Amendment Act of 2015”

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 provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business
Thursday, February 18, 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 February 18, 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. 

Monday, 2/22/2016

11:00am

Room 412

Performance Oversight Hearing: Transportation and the Environment

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on the Transportation and the Environment will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agencies will testify:

  • Department of Motor Vehicles
  • District of Columbia Taxicab Commission

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Nicole Rentz, nrentz@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8062.
 

Tuesday, 2/23/2016

10:00am

Room 500

Performance Oversight Hearing: Judiciary

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on the Judiciary will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agencies will testify:

  • Metropolitan Police Department
  • Board of Elections
  • Office of Campaign Finance
  • Board of Ethics and Government Accountability
  • Office of Human Rights

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Katherine Mitchell, kmitchell@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-727-8275.
 

Tuesday, 2/23/2016

10:00am

Room 412

Performance Oversight Hearing: Health & Human Services

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on the Health and Human Services will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agencies will testify:

  • Children and Youth Investment Corporation
  • Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services
  • United Medical Center

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Malcolm Cameron, mcameron@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-741-0909.

Tuesday, 2/23/2016

10:00am

Room 120

Performance Oversight Hearing: Education

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on Education will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agency will testify:

  • District of Columbia Public Library System

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may do so online at:
http://bit.ly/EdOversight16 or by calling 202-724-8061.
 

Wednesday, 2/24/2016

10:00am

Room 500

Performance Oversight Hearing: Housing & Community Development

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on Housing & Community Development will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agencies will testify:

  • Housing Finance Agency
  • District of Columbia Housing Authority

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Oscar Montiel, omontiel@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8198.

Wednesday, 2/24/2016

2:00pm

Room 123

Education Committee Meeting

The Committee on Education will hold a committee meeting.

Thursday, 2/25/2016

10:00am

Room 120

Judiciary Public Oversight Roundtable: Implementation of the Sexual Assault Victims’ Right Act 2014

The Committee on the Judiciary will hold a Public Oversight Roundtable on the following matter:

  • Implementation of the Sexual Assault Victims' Right Act 2014

The Committee invites the public to testify or to submit written testimony. Anyone wishing to testify at the hearing should contact Kate Mitchell, Committee Director, at (202) 727-8275, or via e-mail at kmitchell@dccouncil.us, and provide their name, telephone number, organizational affiliation, and title (if any) by close of business, February 22, 2016. Representatives of organizations will be allowed a maximum of five minutes for oral testimony, and individuals will be allowed a maximum of three minutes. Witnesses should bring twenty copies of their written testimony and, if possible, also submit a copy of their testimony electronically to kmitchell@dccouncil.us.

Thursday, 2/25/2016

10:00am

Room 412

Performance Oversight Hearing: Health & Human Services

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on Health & Human Services will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agency will testify:

  • Department of Human Services

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Malcolm Cameron, mcameron@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-741-0909.

Thursday, 2/25/2016

12:00pm

Room 500

Performance Oversight Hearing: Transportation and the Environment

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on the Transportation and the Environment will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agencies will testify:

  • Department of General Services
  • Washington Aqueduct
  • DC Water

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Nicole Rentz, nrentz@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8062.
 

Monday, 2/29/2016

10:00am

Room 500

Performance Oversight Hearing: Business, Consumer, and Regulatory Affairs

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on Business, Consumer, and Regulatory Affairs will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agencies will testify:

  • Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration
  • Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs
  • Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking
  • Office of Risk Management
  • Department of Small and Local Business Development
  • Office of the Tenant Advocate
  • Deputy Mayor for Greater Economic Opportunity

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Malcolm Cameron, mcameron@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-741-0909.

Monday, 2/29/2016

11:00am

Room 412

Performance Oversight Hearing: Transportation and the Environment

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on the Transportation and the Environment will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agencies will testify:

  • Bicycle Advisory Council
  • Pedestrian Advisory Council
  • District Department of Transportation

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Nicole Rentz, nrentz@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8062.
 

Tuesday, 3/1/2016

11:00am

Room 500

Wednesday, 3/2/2016

9:30am

Room 412

Performance Oversight Hearing: COW

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee of the Whole will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agencies will testify:

  • Office of Zoning
  • Office of Planning
  • Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Sarina Loy, sloy@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8058.

Wednesday, 3/2/2016

10:00am

Room 500

Performance Oversight Hearing: Finance & Revenue

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on Finance & Revenue will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agencies will testify:

  • Office of the Chief Financial Officer
  • District of Columbia Lottery and Charitable Games Control Board
  • Real Property Tax Appeals Commission
  • Office of the Inspector General

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Sarina Loy, sloy@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8058.

Wednesday, 3/2/2016

10:00am

Room 123

Performance Oversight Hearing: Judiciary

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on the Judiciary will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agencies will testify:

  • Department of Corrections
  • Corrections INformation Council
  • Office of Returning Citizens Affairs
  • Commission on Fathers, Men, and Boys
  • Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justic

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Katherine Mitchell, kmitchell@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-727-8275.

Wednesday, 3/2/2016

10:00am

Room 120

Performance Oversight Hearing: Education

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on Education will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agency will testify:

  • Office of the Deputy Mayor of Education
  • State Board of Education

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may do so online at:
http://bit.ly/EdOversight16 or by calling 202-724-8061.

Thursday, 3/3/2016

10:00am

Room 412

Performance Oversight Hearing: Education

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on Education will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agency will testify:

  • District of Columbia Public Schools (Government Witnesses Only)

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may do so online at:
http://bit.ly/EdOversight16 or by calling 202-724-8061.

Thursday, 3/3/2016

10:00am

Room 120

Performance Oversight Hearing: Judiciary

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on the Judiciary will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agencies will testify:

  • Department of Forensic Sciences
  • District of Columbia National Guard
  • Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services
  • Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Katherine Mitchell, kmitchell@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-727-8275.

Friday, 3/4/2016

10:00am

Room 412

Performance Oversight Hearing: Education

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on Education will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agency will testify:

  • District of Columbia Public Schools (Government Witnesses Only)

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may do so online at:
http://bit.ly/EdOversight16 or by calling 202-724-8061.

Monday, 3/7/2016

10:00am

Room 123

Performance Oversight Hearing: Transportation and the Environment

Agency Performance Oversight Hearings on Fiscal Year 2015-2016

The Committee on the Transportation and the Environment will hold a Performance Oversight Hearing.
The following agencies will testify:

  • Department of Parks and Recreation
  • Department of Public Works

Persons wishing to testify about the performance of any of the foregoing agencies may contact: Nicole Rentz, nrentz@dccouncil.us or by calling 202-724-8062.

Monday, 3/7/2016

12:00pm

Room 123

Transportation & The Environment Public Roundtable on PR21-522

The Committee on the Transportation & the Environment will hold a public roundtable on: 

  • PR21-522, the “Department of Public Works Christopher Shorter Confirmation Resolution of 2015”

The Committee invites the public to testify or to submit written testimony, which will be made a part of the official record. Anyone wishing to testify should contact Ms. Aukima Benjamin, staff assistant to the Committee on Transportation and the Environment, at (202) 724-8062 or via e-mail at abenjamin@dccouncil.us. Persons representing organizations will have five minutes to present their testimony. Individuals will have three minutes to present their testimony. Witnesses should bring 5 copies of their written testimony and should submit a copy of their testimony electronically to abenjamin@dccouncil.us.

Tuesday, 3/15/2016

10:00am

Room 500

Additional Committee of the Whole Meeting

The Committee of the Whole will hold an additional meeting.

Wednesday, 3/23/2016

2:00pm

Room 123

Education Committee Meeting

The Committee on Education will hold a committee meeting.