COUNCILMEMBER DAVID GROSSO
COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
ANNOUNCE A PUBLIC HEARING
B23-0211, the “District of Columbia Public Library Partnership and Sponsorship Amendment Act of 2019”
Monday, April 22, 2019
11:00 A.M., Hearing Room 123, John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Councilmember David Grosso announce the scheduling of a public oversight roundtable of the Committee on Education on B23-0211, the “District of Columbia Public Library Partnership and Sponsorship Amendment Act of 2019”. The hearing will be held on Monday, April 22, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., in room 123 of the John A. Wilson Building.
The stated purpose of B23-0211 is to amend An Act to establish and provide maintenance of a free public library and reading room in the District of Columbia to permit the District of Columbia Public Library to promote, endorse, co-sponsor, solicit for, or collaborate with charitable organizations whose sole mission is to support the public library; and to engage in certain revenue-generating activities.
Those who wish to testify may sign-up online at http://bit.do/educationhearings or call the Committee on Education at (202) 724-8061 by 5:00pm on Thursday, April 18, 2019. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 10-15 copies of written testimony. Witnesses appearing on his or her own behalf should limit their testimony to three minutes; witnesses representing organizations should limit their testimony to five minutes.
If you are unable to testify at the hearing, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record. Statements should be submitted by email to Ashley Strange, Committee Assistant, at email@example.com, or by post to the Committee on Education, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 116 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004. The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday April 30, 2019.