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Capital Project Review and Reconciliation
  • ​DC Code ​​50-921.51​​​: Definitions
    • For the purposes of this subchapter, the term:
      • (1) "CFO" means the Chief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia.
      • (2) "Director of Capital Programs" means the Director of Capital Programs within the Office of Budget and Planning of the Office of the Chief Financial Officer.
      • (3) "Inactive" means that no nonpersonal service funds have been obligated or expended for a capital project during the immediately preceding months.
      • (4) "Local Streets Ward-Based Capital Projects" means the District Department of Transportation's 8 local streets ward-based capital projects (Project No. SR301-SR308), which endeavor to preserve, maintain, repair, or replace the District's sidewalks, curbs, and local roads.
  • DC Code ​​50-921.52​​​: Criteria for closing capital projects
    • (a) For any capital project funded from revenues in the Local Transportation Fund, the CFO, in consultation with the Mayor, may close the project if the project:
      • (1) Has obligated or expended funds in excess of its approved budget; or
      • (2) Has been inactive for 12 months or longer.
    • (b) For any capital project funded from revenues in the District of Columbia Highway Trust Fund, the CFO, in consultation with the Mayor and the Federal Highway Administration Division, may close the project if the project:
      • (1) Has been closed by the United States Department of Transportation;
      • (2) Has an open balance of:
        • (A) $ 500,000 or more, and has been inactive for 12 months;
        • (B) Between $ 50,000 and $ 499,999, and has been inactive for 24 months; or
        • (C) Less than $ 50,000, and has been inactive for 36 months; or
      • (3) Has obligated or expended funds in excess of its approved budget.
    • (c) If a capital project has a budget allotment in excess of its budget authority, the CFO, in consultation with the Mayor, may adjust the allotment to align it with the correct budget authority.
    • (d) The CFO may delegate the authority granted to him or her by this section to the Director of Capital Programs.
  • DC Code ​​50-921.53​​​: Use of funds resulting from closure
    • (a) Funds resulting from the closure of a capital project pursuant to § 50-921.52(a) shall be allocated to restore funding to the Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Enhancement Fund, established by § 1-325.131, up to an annual level of $ 1.5 million and then equally among the Local Streets Ward-Based Capital Projects.
    • (b) Funds resulting from the closure of capital projects pursuant to section 50-921.52(b) shall be allocated to the Federal Highway Administration capital projects approved for the current fiscal year as part of that year's Budget Request Act.
  • DC Code ​​50-921.54​​​: Quarterly Summary
    • The CFO shall submit to the Mayor and the Council a quarterly summary of all capital project closures conducted pursuant to this subchapter.​

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​Legal References
​Design Standards & Specifications

​Transportation Plans & Studies

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Page Last Updated: August 25, 2014