Code of the District of Columbia

§ 10–304. Park adoptions and sponsorships.

(a) Individuals, associations, corporations, partnerships, neighborhood and civic groups, nonprofit organizations, or other governmental entities may adopt or sponsor Departmental programs, sites, facilities, fields, or operations. The form of such adoption or sponsorship may be made by a donation of funds to the Fund, services, equipment, or any other asset with intrinsic value. The Department may form partnerships with any of the above stated groups to accomplish a stated goal or mission of the Department.

(b) Repealed.

(c) The Department may enter into a written agreement with a BID corporation, as defined in § 2-1215.02(4), to authorize the BID corporation to:

(1) Perform maintenance and operations of Franklin Square Park, upon its transfer or lease to the District from the National Park Service, Yards Park, Canal Park, and parks within the NoMa Improvement Association BID, as defined by § 2-1215.57; and

(2) Enter into contracts, including contracts for concessions and programs, with third parties to generate revenue to fund the maintenance and operations of the parks identified in paragraph (1) of this subsection.

(d) The Department may make a grant in accordance with part B of subchapter XII-A of Chapter 3 of Title 1 to a BID corporation for maintenance and operations of the parks identified in subsection (c)(1) of this section.