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Councilmember Cheh to Hold Roundtable on Lorenz, Community Bridge Contracts
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Councilmember Cheh to Hold Roundtable on Lorenz, Community Bridge Contracts

 

From Kiara Pesante:

Councilmember Mary M. Cheh, Chair of the Committee on the Environment, Public Works, and Transportation, will hold a public oversight roundtable regarding the city’s contracts with Lorenz Lawn and Landscaping, Inc. (Lorenz) and Community Bridge, Inc. (CBI) today, October 7, 2011 at 11 a.m. in room 412 of the John A. Wilson Building. Councilmembers Muriel Bowser and Vincent Orange will be joining as co-chairs.

 

Contracts DCKT-2010-CA-0120, DCKT-2010-CB-0120 and DCHA-2007-C-0002 will be considered during this roundtable. Under the direction of the City Administrator, the citywide procurement of lawn care services and snow removal for District facilities and athletic fields was assigned to the Department of Public Works (DPW), which falls under the purview of Councilmember Cheh’s committee. The witnesses testifying in today’s session include:

 

Panel 1

Denise M. Shelton, President and CEO – Community Bridge, Inc.

Bernard Young, Lead Foreman – Community Bridge, Inc.

Joe Lorenz, President and CEO – Lorenz Lawn & Landscaping, Inc.

 

Panel 2

James D. Staton, Jr., Director – Office of Contracting and Procurement

Harold D. Pettigrew, Jr., Acting Director – Department of Small and Local Business Development

 

Panel 3

William O. Howland, Jr., Director – Department of Public Works

Wilbur Giles, Associate Director for Procurement – Department of General Services

 

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