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‘COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ‘THE JOHN A. WILSON BUILDING 3350 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW WASHINGTON, D.C. 20004 David Grosso ‘Committee Member Councilmember At-Large ae Chairperson, Committee on Education luman Services : Judiciary and Public Safety December 20, 2018 Mr. Rashad Young City Administrator 2350 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 523 Washington, D.C. 20004 City Administrator Young: Earlier this year | introduced the Cashless Prohibition Act of 2028, which requires food retailers, to accept cash (B22-0875). Among many reasons, this will help the 2 in 3 DC residents who are underbanked, and particularly the 2 in 10 who are unbanked. ‘As a follow-up to that bill, lam writing today to inquire about what the current practices are among city agencies in accepting cash for services. Please provide a list of the following: 2) Which agencies accept money from the public, and for what services 2) Any services for which our residents and visitors cannot pay in cash ook forward to working together to ensure that all of our residents have equitable access to services, regardless of their ability to obtain a bank account or credit card. Please provide this information by Friday, January 18". If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Tony Goodman, Chief of Staff, at 202-724-8105 or tgoodman@dccouncil.us. Sincere) David Gross Council of the District of Columbia Chairperson, Committee on Education