COUNCILMEMBER DAVID GROSSO
COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION
ANNOUNCES A PUBLIC HEARING
B21-777, “Planning Actively for Comprehensive Education Facilities
Amendment Act of 2016”
Monday, July 11, 2016
1:00 p.m., Hearing Room 412, John A. Wilson Building
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Councilmember David Grosso announces the scheduling of a public hearing of the Committee on Education on B21-777, the “Planning Actively for Comprehensive Education Facilities Amendment Act of 2016.” The hearing will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, July 11, 2016 in Room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building.
The stated purpose of B21-777 is to amend the School Based Budgeting and Accountability Act of 1998 to require a 10-year Master Facilities Plan and bi-annual supplement which considers the facility planning needs of each local education agency in the District of Columbia. The legislation also amends the requirements for the formulation of the 6-year DCPS capital improvement plan.
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 Thursday, July 7. 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 July 25, 2016.