Code of the District of Columbia

Subchapter V. Public Accountability.


§ 8–173.51. Annual report and 3-year assessment; contents.

(a) Within 90 days after the end of each fiscal year, the Authority shall publish on its website and submit to the Mayor and the Council an annual report of its activities for the preceding year. The annual report shall set forth:

(1) A complete financial statement for the preceding fiscal year, including:

(A) The total amount of loans, loan guarantees, credit enhancements, and bonds issued over the lifetime of the Authority, and the amount issued in the preceding fiscal year;

(B) The total amount of loan payments due to the Authority and repaid to the Authority in the preceding fiscal year;

(C) The total amount of loans forgiven by the Authority in the preceding fiscal year;

(D) The total amount of loan payments due to the Authority in the succeeding fiscal year;

(E) The total amount of bond debt payments payed [paid] by the Authority in the preceding fiscal year and owed by the Authority in the succeeding fiscal year; and

(F) The total amount spent on administrative costs in the preceding fiscal year and expected to be spent in succeeding fiscal year;

(2) A description of all sustainable projects and programs and accomplishments, including total energy generated or saved from completed clean energy projects;

(3) The names, pay schedules, titles, and place of residence of all new employees; and

(4) Plans for the next fiscal year, and recommendations for any needed action on the part of the Mayor or Council with respect to the purposes of the Authority.

(b) In addition to the annual report required by subsection (a) of this section, the Authority shall, within 4 years after August 22, 2018, conduct an assessment of the Authority's activities in its first 3 years of operation and provide a report to the Mayor and Council that includes recommendations on whether there is a need for additional public funding for the Authority.


(Aug. 22, 2018, D.C. Law 22-155, § 501, 65 DCR 7159.)


§ 8–173.52. Audits.

(a) The Authority shall contract at least once each year with an independent certified public accountant to audit its books and accounts. Within 10 days after receiving the results of the audit from the independent certified public accountant, the Authority shall transmit the results of the audit to the Mayor and Council and shall make the audit available to the public on its website.

(b) Any entity that receives financing for a sustainable project from the Authority shall provide the Board an annual statement, certified as correct by the chief financial officer of the entity, setting forth all sources and uses of funds in such detail as may be required by the Authority for such project. The Authority shall maintain any such statements for not less than 5 years.


(Aug. 22, 2018, D.C. Law 22-155, § 502, 65 DCR 7159.)


§ 8–173.53. Public hearing.

At least once per year, the Board shall hold a public hearing on the Authority's performance. The Board shall publish notice of the hearing on the Authority's website and in the District of Columbia Register at least 14 calendar days before the hearing, and the hearing shall be recorded by electronic means. Within 3 days after the hearing, the recording of the hearing and all written submitted testimony shall be made public on the Authority's website.


(Aug. 22, 2018, D.C. Law 22-155, § 503, 65 DCR 7159.)


§ 8–173.54. Public records.

The Authority shall make the following documents available to the public on its website:

(1) The financial plan for its capital base;

(2) Board meeting minutes and records; and

(3) All bylaws, guidelines, and procedures adopted or issued by the Board or the Authority.


(Aug. 22, 2018, D.C. Law 22-155, § 504, 65 DCR 7159.)