Monday, July 13, 2009

Upcoming City Council hearings

The Committee on Human Services (CM Wells, Ward 6, chair) has scheduled a public oversight roundtable on “Shelter Capacity for Those who are Homeless” on July 17 at 10:00 am in the JAWB Council Chamber.   The purpose of the roundtable is for the council and public to be briefed by DHS on existing shelter capacity provided by the District government for those who are homeless.   The public is encouraged to testify. Roundtable details here.

The Committee on Libraries, Parks and Recreation (CM Thomas, Ward 5, chair) and the Committee on Public Safety and the Judiciary (CM Mendelson, At-large, chair) will hold a joint public hearing on B18-367, "Youth and Young Adult Promise Act of 2009", on July 29 at 10:00 am in the JAWB, Council Chamber.   The purpose is to learn about the best ways of collecting and analyzing data on the criminal behavior of youth and young adults.   Hearing details here.