Code of the District of Columbia

§ 2–1215.81. BID public space maintenance agreements.

*NOTE: This section was created by temporary legislation that will expire on June 9, 2022.*

(a) Notwithstanding Chapter 3A of this title and § 9-401.06(c), the Mayor may enter into an agreement, excluding grant agreements, with a BID corporation, as defined in § 2-1215.02(4), to maintain or improve a District-owned asset or public space, including sidewalks, streets, parks, plazas, signage, and public art.

(b) The Mayor shall pay or reimburse to a BID corporation the reasonably incurred expenses for maintaining or improving a District-owned asset or 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 § 2-1215.20(a).

(c) An agreement with a BID corporation made pursuant to this section to complete work on a District-owned asset or 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.