DCPS’ Capital Project Plan for Summer 2016

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
1:00 p.m., Hearing Room 500, John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Councilmember David Grosso, chairperson of the Committee on Education, and Councilmember Mary Cheh, chairperson of the Committee on Transportation and the Environment, announces the scheduling of a joint public oversight roundtable on the preparations by DC Public Schools (DCPS) and the Department of General Services (DGS) to conduct school modernization, stabilization, and small capital projects slated for Summer 2016. The hearing will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 in Hearing Room 500 of the John A. Wilson Building.  

Each year, DCPS and DGS engage in a number of capital projects throughout the District to modernize or stabilize school buildings. The purpose of this roundtable is to examine DCPS and DGS’ readiness to begin and timely complete capital projects, including stabilization work and small capital projects, slated for schools during Summer 2016.

Those who wish to testify are asked to telephone the Committee on Education, at (202) 724-8061, or email Jessica Giles, Committee Assistant, at, and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by 12:00pm Monday, March 21. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 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.  Written statements should be submitted to the Committee on Education, Council of the District of Columbia, Suite 116 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 Tuesday, April 5, 2016.