Code of the District of Columbia

§ 2–1210.61. Kennedy Street, N.W., Economic Development and Small Business Revitalization Advisory Committee.

(a) There is established the Kennedy Street, N.W., Economic Development and Small Business Revitalization Advisory Committee ("Committee").

(b) The Committee shall consist of the following 11 members:

(1) The Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development or his or her designee;

(2) The Director of the Office of Planning or his or her designee;

(3) The Councilmember from Ward 4 or his or her designee;

(4) Two business owners from the Kennedy Street, N.W., district, chosen by the Council Chairman from recommendations made by the Councilmember for Ward 4;

(5) The Director of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs or his or her designee;

(6) Two members from the Kennedy Street, N.W., community, chosen by the Council Chairman from recommendations made by the Councilmember for Ward 4;

(7) One member chosen by Advisory Neighborhood Commission 4D;

(8) The Director of the Department of Small and Local Business Development or his or her designee; and

(9) One member chosen by the Washington DC Economic Partnership.

(c) Vacancies in the membership of the Committee shall be filled in same manner as individual appointments.

(d) All members of the Committee shall be District residents.

(e) The Chairperson of the Committee shall be designated by the Councilmember for Ward 4.

(f) Members of the Committee shall serve without compensation.

(g) The Committee shall meet no less frequently than quarterly.

(h) The purpose of the committee shall be to provide recommendations to the Mayor and Council regarding the portion of Kennedy Street, N.W., running from North Capitol Street to 14th Street, N.W., with respect to the following matters:

(1) Implementation of recommendations of the Kennedy Street small area plan (the "Kennedy Street Revitalization Plan") adopted by the Council pursuant to the Kennedy Street Revitalization Plan Approval Resolution of 2008, effective July 15, 2008 (Res. 17-705; 55 DCR 8414);

(2) The needs of the community, including providing retail uses that are accessible to the community and serve the needs of both the community and visitors to Kennedy Street, N.W.;

(3) Parking and transportation issues; and

(4) Economic development opportunities that may be created for surrounding neighborhoods as a result of the Kennedy Street Revitalization Plan.

(i) The Committee shall submit a report that includes its recommendations to the Mayor and Council after each meeting of the Committee.

(j) The Committee shall dissolve as of December 31, 2020.


(Feb. 18, 2017, D.C. Law 21-184, § 2, 63 DCR 14353.)