The Advisory Group on Community Use of Public Space will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, April 25th at 6:30pm at the Woodridge Library, 1801 Hamlin St NE, Washington, DC 20018. 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 initial recommendations, community use of non-permitted spaces, and the deliverable schedule.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals should provide their names, addresses, telephone numbers, and organizational affiliation, if any, by the close of business on April 23, 2018, and should submit one (1) electronic copy of their testimony in advance for the permanent record.
Date: April 25, 2018
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Woodridge Library
1801 Hamlin St NE, Washington, DC 20018
Contact: Alex Cross
Office of the Deputy Mayor for Education