Public oversight roundtable on economic development in Ward 5: February 21
Council of the District of Columbia
Committee of the Whole
Notice of Public Oversight Roundtable
On behalf of the Committee of the Whole, Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown announces a Public Oversight Roundtable on Economic Development Projects and Programs in Ward 5. The public oversight roundtable is scheduled for February 21, 2012, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., at Turkey Thicket Recreation Center.
The public oversight roundtable has two purposes: to allow the District government witnesses to inform Ward 5 residents about the economic development projects and programs occurring in their neighborhoods and to provide an opportunity for Ward 5 residents to testify on economic development matters and recommend areas for improvement.
Individuals and representatives of organizations who wish to testify at the public oversight roundtable are encouraged to register online at the Council of the District of Columbia website. Individuals and representatives also may contact Priscilla McIver, Administrative Assistant to the Committee of the Whole, at (202) 724-8196 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register to testify. When registering to testify, individuals and representatives must provide their names, addresses, telephone numbers, and organizational affiliations, if any. Registration will be open until close of business on Monday, February 20, 2012.
Each prospective public witness must submit electronically written testimony to Ms. McIver by Monday, February 20, 2012. Individual testimonies will be allowed 3 minutes, and organizational testimonies will be allowed 5 minutes.
If an individual or representative is unable to testify in-person, a written statement may be submitted and will be included as part of the official record. Copies of written statements should be delivered to the Committee of the Whole, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 508 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20004 by Monday, February 20, 2012.