D.C. Act 23-475. Public Space Maintenance Emergency Act of 2020.
To clarify, on an emergency basis, the authority of the Mayor to enter into an agreement with a Business Improvement District corporation for the maintenance and improvement of public space during a public health emergency and for 30 days thereafter.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Public Space Maintenance Emergency Act of 2020".
Sec. 2. BID public space maintenance agreements.
(b) The Mayor shall pay or reimburse to a BID corporation the reasonably incurred expenses for maintaining or improving public space or for engaging in planning activity under this section for services customarily provided by the District to any similar geographic area pursuant to
(c) An agreement with a BID corporation made pursuant to this section to complete work in public space shall contain provisions requiring adequate insurance and indemnification, and such work in public space shall be subject to applicable permits.
(d) An agreement with a BID corporation made pursuant to this section shall not exceed $800,000 for a single fiscal year; provided, that a multiyear agreement shall be allowed, subject to annual appropriation.
(e) This section shall apply during a period of time for which the Mayor has declared a public health emergency pursuant to
Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.
The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement of the Budget Director as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-301.47a).
Sec. 4. Effective date.
This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), and shall remain in effect for no longer than 90 days, as provided for emergency acts of the Council of the District of Columbia in section 412(a) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 788; D.C. Official Code § 1-204.12(a)).