Business & Economic Development Public Hearing

Monday, May 8, 2017


Room 500

The Committee on Business & Economic Development will hold a Public Hearing on the following Legislation:

  • B22-0001, '' Georgia Avenue Retail Priority Area Amendment Act of 2017''
  • B22-0115, '' H Street, N.E., Retail Priority Area Clarification Amendment Act of 2017''
  • B22-0236, '' DC Main Streets Public Space Permit Fee Waiver Amendment Act of 2017''

The Committee invites the public to testify or to submit written testimony. Anyone wishing to testify at the hearing should contact Demetris Cheatham at (202) 297-0152, or via e-mail at, and provide their name, telephone number, organizational affiliation, and title (if any) by close of business, May 4, 2017. Representatives of organizations will be allowed a maximum of five minutes for oral testimony, and individuals will be allowed a maximum of three minutes. Witness should bring 15, single-sided copies .of their written testimony and, if possible, also submit a copy of their testimony electronically to For witnesses who are unable to testify at the hearing, written statements will be made part of the official record. Copies of written statements should be submitted either to the Committee or to Nyasha Smith, Secretary to the Council, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 5, Washington, D.C. 20004. The record will close at the end of the business day on May 12, 2017.