Councilmember McDuffie Announces a Public Roundtable on the Inspector General Nominee

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Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie, Chairperson

Committee on Government Operations

Announces a Public Roundtable to Consider

PR20-1050, the “Inspector General Daniel W. Lucas

Confirmation Resolution of 2014”

And

Amending the Qualifications for the Office of the District of Columbia Inspector General

Monday, October 20, 2014, 1:30 PM

Room 120, John A. Wilson Building

1350 Pennsylvania Ave., NW

Washington, D.C. 20004

 

On Monday, October 20, 2014, Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie, Chairperson of the Committee on Government Operations, will convene a public roundtable to consider Proposed Resolution 20-1050, the “Inspector General Daniel W. Lucas Confirmation Resolution of 2014”, and proposals to amend the qualifications for the Office of the District of Columbia Inspector General. This public roundtable will be held in Room 120 of the John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, at 1:30 PM.

The stated purpose of PR20-1050 is to confirm the appointment of Daniel W. Lucas as the District of Columbia Inspector General, for a term to end May 19, 2020. Relatedly, the Chairman of the Council has introduced, at the request of the Mayor, Bills 20-0949 and 20-0951, the stated purpose of which is to amend the District of Columbia Procurement Practices Act of 1985 to align minimum qualifications for the position of Inspector General with federal standards. The Committee will hold a public hearing on Bill 20-0951 at a later date, but witnesses are encouraged to discuss the substance of these bills at this public roundtable.

The Committee invites the public to testify or to submit written testimony, which will be made part of the official record. Anyone wishing to testify at the hearing should contact Ms. Kate Mitchell, Legislative Counsel, at (202) 724-8028, or via e-mail at kmitchell@dccouncil.us, and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business Thursday, October 16, 2014.  Representatives of organizations will be allowed a maximum of five (5) minutes for oral testimony and individuals will be allowed a maximum of three (3) minutes for oral testimony (time limits may change at the discretion of the Chair). Witnesses should bring 10 copies of their written testimony and, if possible, submit a copy of their testimony electronically to kmitchell@dccouncil.us.

If you are unable to testify at the hearing, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record.  Copies of written statements should be submitted either to the Committee, or to Ms. Nyasha Smith, Secretary to the Council, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 5, Washington, D.C. 20004.  The record will close at the end of the business day on October 21, 2014.

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