The Advisory Group on Community Use of Public Space will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 6:00pm at the Capitol View Library, 5001 Central Ave SE, Washington, DC 20019. The Advisory Group, called together by the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education and comprising residents of the District of Columbia who utilize public spaces, will discuss the bylaws for the group, prioritization of issues, its mission statement, and the development of a work plan for the Advisory Group.
The role of the Advisory Group is to provide advice and recommendations to the DME regarding District policies and procedures related to community use of public spaces, including fields, gyms, classrooms, meeting rooms, and other District facilities.
Goals of the Advisory Group include ensuring equitable access to public space, streamlining the reservation of public spaces, increasing transparency around processes and fees, and encouraging greater use of public spaces overall.
Individuals and representatives of organizations who wish to comment at the public meeting are asked to notify Alex Cross in the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education in advance by phone at (202) 727-9543 or by email at alexander.cross. Individuals are asked to provide their names, addresses, telephone numbers, and organizational affiliation, if any, by the close of business on February 16, 2018, and, if they so choose, to submit one (1) electronic copy of their testimony in advance for the permanent record. Public comment is not limited to those who submit written testimony.
Date: February 20, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Capitol View Library
5001 Central Ave SE,
Washington, DC 20019
Contact: Alex Cross
Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education