Current through October 23, 2012
(a) Pursuant to § 1-204.04(b), jurisdiction over all public space park areas, maintained by the Department of Public Works before July 1, 1989, shall be transferred to and become the responsibility of the Department of Recreation. For purposes of this section, the phrase "all public space park areas" ("parks") includes all parcels, lots, squares of land, green spaces, and monuments located within and owned or maintained by the District of Columbia government and not owned or maintained by the federal government.
(b) The Department of Public Works, Division of Roadside and Parks Maintenance, shall retain jurisdiction over, and responsibility for maintenance, landscaping, beautifying, promoting, and regulation of roadsides, interstate gateways, and cloverleafs.
(c) The Facility Maintenance Administration within the Department of Recreation shall have jurisdiction over, and be responsible for the maintenance, landscaping, beautifying, promotion, and regulation of the parks transferred pursuant to this section.
(d) Funds and existing continuing full-time employees and positions authorized for the Department of Public Works, Division of Roadside and Parks Maintenance (Responsibility Center 4044) within the Public Space Administration (Control Center 40) in the Fiscal Year 1989 Budget for the District of Columbia and allocated for the maintenance, landscaping, beautifying, promotion, and regulation of parks transferred pursuant to this section, shall be transferred to the Department of Recreation, Facility Maintenance Administration (Responsibility Center 2700) within Recreation Operations (Control Center 20).
(e) The Facility Maintenance Administration (Responsibility Center 2700) within Recreation Operations (Control Center 20) is renamed the Parks and Facility Maintenance Administration.
(f) The Department of Recreation is renamed the Department of Recreation and Parks.
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(Mar. 16, 1989, D.C. Law 7-209, § 2, 36 DCR 476.)
1981 Ed., § 8-166.
Legislative History of Laws
Law 7-209, the "Division of Park Services Act of 1988," was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 7-300, which was referred to the Committee on Public Works. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on November 29, 1988 and December 13, 1988, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 6, 1989, it was assigned Act No. 7-280 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.
References in Text
Pursuant to Mayor's Order 2000-20, the agency formerly known as the Department of Recreation and Parks shall be known as the Department of Parks and Recreation.