D.C. Act 21-609. Hardy School Disposition and Lease Authorization Emergency Amendment Act of 2016.

D.C. Act 21-609. Hardy School Disposition and Lease Authorization Emergency Amendment Act of 2016.

AN ACT

To amend, on an emergency basis, An Act Authorizing the sale of certain real estate in the District of Columbia no longer required for public purposes to authorize the disposition, by ground-lease, of District-owned real property located at 4470 Q Street, N.W. (also known as 4470 Foxhall Road, N.W.), most commonly known as the Hardy School and more specifically designated for tax and assessment purposes as Lot 0980 in Square 1363 to the The Lab School of Washington, Inc.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Hardy School Disposition and Lease Authorization Emergency Amendment Act of 2016".

Note § 10-801

Sec. 2. Section 1 of An Act Authorizing the sale of certain real estate in the District of Columbia no longer required for public purposes, approved August 5, 1939 (53 Stat. 1211; D.C. Official Code § 10-801), is amended by adding a new subsection (g-1) to read as follows:

"(g-1) Notwithstanding the requirements of this section and section 2209 of the District of Columbia School Reform Act of 1995, approved April 26, 1996 (110 Stat. 1321; D.C. Official Code § 38- 1802.09), the Council authorizes the Mayor to dispose of District-owned real property located at 4470 Q Street, N.W. (also known as 4470 Foxhall Road, N.W.) most commonly known as the Hardy School and more specifically designated for tax and assessment purposes as Lot 0980 in Square 1363 ("Property") to the The Lab School of Washington, Inc. ("Lessee") through a negotiated ground-lease of greater than 20 years, which shall include the following terms:

"(1) Lessee shall redevelop the Property in accordance with plans approved by the District and shall use the Property primarily as an educational facility.

"(2) Lessee shall enter into an agreement with the District governing certain obligations of the Lessee or any developer of the Property under the Small, Local, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Development and Assistance Act of 2005, effective October 20, 2005 (D.C. Law 16-33; D.C. Official Code § 2-218.01 et seq.) ("CBE Act"), including the equity and development participation requirements set forth in section 2349a of the CBE Act (D.C. Official Code § 2-218.49a). The agreement shall require the Lessee to contract with certified business enterprises for at least 35% of the contract dollar volume of the redevelopment of the Property, if any, and if possible, shall require at least 20% equity and development participation of local, small and disadvantaged business enterprises.

"(3) The Lessee shall enter into a an agreement with the District governing certain obligations of the Lessee or any developer of the Property pursuant to section 4 of the First Source Employment Agreement Act of 1984, effective June 29, 1984 (D.C. Law 5-93; D.C. Official Code § 2-219.03), and Mayor's Order 83-265 (November 9, 1983), regarding job creation and employment generated as a result of the construction on the Property.".

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)).