On July 12, 2017, Councilmember Mary M. Cheh, Chairperson of the Committee on Transportation and the Environment, and Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie, Chairperson of the Committee on Business and Economic Development, will hold a joint public roundtable to discuss the revitalization of Cleveland Park’s commercial corridor. The roundtable will begin at 6:00 p.m. at the University of the District of Columbia Student Center, 4200 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.

The purpose of the roundtable is to hear from government officials, businesses, residents, and various stakeholders about the problems as they see them and their ideas for renewing the vitality of the corridor.

The Committee invites the public to testify or to submit written testimony, which will be made a part of the official record. Anyone wishing to testify should contact Ms. Aukima Benjamin, Staff Assistant to the Committee on Transportation and the Environment, at (202) 724-8062 or via e-mail at abenjamin@dccouncil.us. Persons representing organizations will have five minutes to present their testimony. Individuals will have three minutes to present their testimony. Witnesses should bring eight copies of their written testimony and should submit a copy of their testimony electronically to abenjamin@dccouncil.us. If you are unable to testify in person, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record. Copies of written statements should be submitted to Ms. Benjamin at the following address: Committee on Transportation and the Environment, John A. Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 108, Washington, D.C. 20004. Statements may also be e-mailed to abenjamin@dccouncil.us or faxed to (202) 724-8118. The record will close at the end of the business day on July 26, 2017.

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