DEPARTMENT OF SMALL AND LOCAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND PRELIMINARY FINDING ON THE RE-REGISTRATION OF THE DOWNTOWN BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to section 19 of the Business Improvement Districts Act of 1996, effective May 29, 1996 (D.C. Law 11-134; D.C. Official Code § 2-1215.18) (“Act”), the Department of Small and Local Business Development (DSLBD) will hold a public hearing on the re-registration of the Downtown Business Improvement District.
The public hearing will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, in Suite 850N, 441 4th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.
DSLBD Director Kristi Whitfield has informed the Downtown Business Improvement District that the filing criteria set forth in D.C. Official Code § 2-1215.18 have been met, and their application is otherwise in conformity with the Act.
The BID application is available for review by the public during normal business hours on weekdays at 1275 K Street, N.W., Suite #1000 in the offices of the Downtown Business Improvement District; and by the public online at this webpage. (PDF: DowntownDC BID Renewal Plan 2023–2027)
DSLBD invites the public to testify at the public hearing. In addition, witnesses should bring a copy of their written testimony to the hearing. Additional written statements may be submitted by e-mail to email@example.com or mailed to: Lincoln Lashley, DSLBD, 441 4th Street, NW, Suite 850N, Washington, DC 20001.
The public hearing record will close ten business days following the conclusion of the hearing, or Wednesday, July 27, 2022, before 5:00 p.m. Persons submitting written statements for the record should observe this deadline.