Here is the schedule of meetings for the D.C. Council and its committees for the coming week. All meetings are held at the Council Chamber, Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, unless otherwise noted.
Special Committee on Vocational Education and Jobs for District Residents public oversight hearing, 10 a.m.
Consumer and Regulatory Affairs public oversight hearing, 10 a.m. Agenda item: reviewing consumer protection in the District.
Education, Libraries and Recreation public hearing, 10 a.m., Room 412. Agenda item: "Board of Trustees of the University of the District of Columbia Verle B. Hammond Confirmation Resolution of 2005," PR 16-351.
Government Operations public hearing, 9 a.m. Agenda item: "Human Rights Clarification Amendment Act of 2005," Bill 16-389. To amend the Human Rights Act of 1977 to prohibit discrimination based on gender identity or expression.
Judiciary public oversight hearing, 11 a.m., Room 412. Agenda item: Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department.
Government Operations public oversight hearing, 2:30 p.m. Agenda item: the implementation of the Language Access Act.
Committee of the Whole meeting, 10 a.m. Measures in committee: "Walter E. Washington Way Designation Act of 2005," Bill 16-14. "Old Morgan School Place Designation Act of 2005," Bill 16-29. "Home of Walter Washington Way Designation Act of 2005," Bill 16-33. "Closing of a Public Alley in Square 1030, S.O. 02-2103, Act of 2005," Bill 16-59. "Terry Harrison Run Designation Act of 2005," Bill 16-108. "Walt Whitman Way Designation Act of 2005," Bill 16-169. "Dedication of Portions of the Alley System in Square 5252, S.O. 03-1707, Act of 2005," Bill 16-290. "District of Columbia Commemorative Works Committee Lorren Retland Confirmation Resolution of 2005," PR 16-269.
Committee of the Whole public roundtable, 1:30 p.m. Agenda items: "Transfer of Jurisdiction Over a Portion of U.S. Reservation 475, Fort Mahan Park on Parts of Squares 5078 and 5079, Approval Resolution of 2005," PR 16-306, concerning a transfer of property , from the National Park Service to the District, to rectify the present encroachment on the property by the Carter G. Woodson Junior High building at 4095 Minnesota Ave. NE. "National Opera Street Designation Act of 2005," Bill 16-311. To designate the 2700 block of F Street NW, as National Opera Street. "Carolyn Llorente Memorial Designation Act of 2005," Bill 16-394, to designate the park bounded by Columbia Road NW, 19th Street NW, and Wyoming Avenue NW as the Carolyn Llorente Memorial Park. "Marvin Gaye Park Designation Resolution of 2005," PR 16-246, to approve the designation of Watts Branch Parkway, officially known as Federal Reservation 610, and a portion of Reservation 523 adjoining the park, as Marvin Gaye Park in honor of the singer who, as a child, lived at 12 60th St. NE, near the park.
Education, Libraries, and Recreation additional committee meeting, 3 p.m., Room 123. Agenda items: markup of "School Modernization Financing Act of 2005," Bill 16-250, and of "Library Enhancement, Assessment, and Development Task Force Establishment Act of 2005," Bill 16-49.
Economic Development public oversight hearing, 10 a.m. Agenda items: the Department of Housing and Community Development and the D.C. Sports and Entertainment Commission.
Economic Development public roundtable, 11 a.m. Agenda items: "Housing Finance Agency Board of Directors Rosalyn P. Doggett Confirmation Resolution of 2005," PR 16-385. "Housing Finance Agency Board of Directors Isaac Green Confirmation Resolution of 2005," PR 16-286. "Housing Finance Agency Board of Directors Everett E. Hamilton Jr. Confirmation Resolution of 2005," PR 16-287.
Public Works and the Environment committee meeting, 2 p.m., Room 123. The agenda has not been set.
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