Monday, April 18, 2011

DDOT FY 2012 Proposed Budget Hearing

According to the D.C.Council's legislative calendar, the Fiscal Year 2012 Proposed Budget Hearing for District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will be held Thursday,  April 21, 2011 in room 123 of the John A.Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania  Avenue NW, Washington DC, 20004.

DDOT contains the District's Bicycle program and this hearing allows the public to provide comments or suggestions regarding this the program prior to the implementation of the fiscal year budget for 2012, which begins October 1, 2011.

If you wish to testify about the performance of DDOT, the Committee on Public Works and Transportation  recommends the following:
  • Contact Tawanna Shuford, Committee Constituent Services Director, Committee on Public Works and Transportation, at 724-8195 or e-mail her at Leave your name, contact information, the topic about which you wish to testify.  
  • The Committee should be notified at least 48 hours before the hearing. 
  • Bring 15 copies of written testimony.  
  • Public witness are typically given 3 minutes to make an opening statement.
  • Witness appearing on behalf of a bona fide organization is typically given 5 minutes to make an opening statement.
The hearing will begin at 10:00a and last most of the day, with public witness and organizational representatives usually going then followed by government witnesses.   The Chairperson of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation is Tommy Wells with  Council members Mary M. Cheh, Muriel Bowser, Jim Graham, and Harry Thomas, Jr. as members of the committee.