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VIRTUAL COUNCIL MEETINGS

Given the current state of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and under the Governor’s “Proclamation and Declaration of State of Emergency and Existence of Catastrophic Health Emergency – COVID-19”and the Prince George’s County State of Emergency Declaration,  the County Council is operating under emergency proceduresRead More

The Prince George's County Council will meet virtually until further notice.  To encourage civic engagement, the Council has established an eComment portal to serve as an alternative method of public participation in the Council's virtual meetings.  The portal allows citizens to register to speak on agenda items that are scheduled for public hearing and/or submit a comment or letter into the official public record, in lieu of verbal testimony. You may comment via the eComment portal, by telephone during the hearing, by email or by fax.

The eComment portal will be activated at 5:00 p.m. on the Friday preceding a meeting agenda.  Please note, that written testimony or comments will be accepted in electronic format, rather than by U.S. mail.  For those unable to use the portal, comments/written correspondence may be emailed to: clerkofthecouncil@co.pg.md.us or faxed to (301) 952-5178.  All testimony and comments received by the deadline will become part of the public record of the meeting and, when feasible, shared and noted at the meeting. Testimony and comments will not be accepted via social media or by telephone voice mail message.

View meetings by selecting the "In Progress" link next to the meeting on the Council's live streaming page: https://pgccouncil.us/LIVE. Comment submissions should be received by 3:00 p.m. on the day BEFORE the meeting, unless otherwise noted below. 

eComment Portal

IMPORTANT:

  • To speak, registration is required
  • Register/Comment by 3:00 p.m. the day BEFORE
  • Information to join will be emailed
  • No registration needed to view

PUBLIC HEARINGS

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m. - County Council Speak/Comment
CR-097-2020 A RESOLUTION CONCERNING STATE OF MARYLAND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM COVID ROUND 2 FUNDING APPLICATION for the purpose of supporting the application submitted by Prince George’s County, through its Department of Housing and Community Development for funding in the amount of two million, six hundred seventy two thousand, seven hundred twenty-five dollars ($2,672,725.00) from the State of Maryland Community Development Block Grant (“CDBG”) Program COVID Round 2 Funding (“COVID Round 2 Funding”) and authorizing the County Executive to execute certain documents required for the submission of the application. eComment
Available

COMMITTEE WORK-SESSIONS (Comments and verbal testimony accepted at the discretion of the Chair)

Tuesday, September 29, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - Committee of the Whole  Speak/Comment
CB-050-2020 AN ACT CONCERNING LOCAL IMPACT GRANT FUNDING FOR OXON HILL, FRIENDLY AND POTOMAC HIGH SCHOOLS for the purpose of requiring annual allocation of certain funds to support defense, cybersecurity, health, legal, enforcement, music and arts education programs at Oxon Hill High School, Friendly High School and Potomac High School.
Available
CB-028-2020 AN ACT CONCERNING PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY RE-ENTRY EMPLOYMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM for the purpose of establishing an incentive program to encourage employers to hire Prince George's county residents who are returning from incarceration and related requirements.
Available
CR-097-2020 A RESOLUTION CONCERNING STATE OF MARYLAND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM COVID ROUND 2 FUNDING APPLICATION for the purpose of supporting the application submitted by Prince George’s County, through its Department of Housing and 
Community Development for funding in the amount of two million, six hundred seventy two thousand, seven hundred twenty-five dollars ($2,672,725.00) from the State of Maryland Community Development Block Grant (“CDBG”) Program COVID Round 2 Funding (“COVID Round 2 Funding”) and authorizing the County Executive to execute certain documents required for the submission of the application.
Available
Thursday, October 1, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - Committee of the Whole Speak/Comment
CB-054-2020 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING I-1 ZONE for the purpose of permitting concrete recycling facility uses in the I-1 (Light-Industrial) Zones of Prince George's County, under certain circumstances.
Available
CB-059-2020 AN ACT CONCERNING SHORT-TERM RENTALS for the purpose of modifying the provisions for platform short-term rental licensing in the County and clarifying the adjudication process for violations of those regulations.
Available
CB-060-2020 AN ACT CONCERNING IMPOUNDMENT for the purpose of modifying the notice requirements and reclaiming and redemption process for impounded vehicles.
Available
CB-064-2020 AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY CODE (2019 EDITION) for the purpose of adopting and publishing the 2019 Edition of the Prince George's County Code.
Available
CB-065-2020 (SUBDIVISION BILL) - AN ACT CONCERNING SUBTITLE 24, SUBDIVISIONS for the purpose of adopting and publishing Subtitle 24, Subdivisions, of the 2019 Edition of the Prince George's County Code.
Available
CB-066-2020 (SUBDIVISION BILL) - AN ACT CONCERNING SUBTITLE 24, SUBDIVISIONS for the purpose of adopting and publishing Subtitle 24, Subdivisions, of the 2019 Edition of the Prince George's County Code, pursuant to the Council's enactment of Chapter 85, 2018 Laws of Prince George's County, Maryland.
Available
CB-067-2020 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING SUBTITLE 27 - THE ZONING ORDINANCE for the purpose of adopting and publishing the 2019 Edition of the Zoning Ordinance of Prince George's County, Maryland, being also Subtitle 27 of the Prince George's County Code.
Available
CB-068-2020 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING SUBTITLE 27 - THE ZONING ORDINANCE for the purpose of adopting and publishing the 2019 Edition of the Zoning Ordinance of Prince George's County, Maryland, being also Subtitle 27 of the Prince George's County Code, pursuant to the Council's enactment of Chapter 37, 2018 Laws of Prince George's County, Maryland.
Available
Thursday, October 1, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - Committee of the Whole Speak/Comment
CB-063-2020 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING WASTE SERVICES WITH PRIVATE FUELING STATION - I-1 AND I-2 ZONES for the purpose of amending the Zoning Ordinance to provide a definition for a new use, "Waste Services and Private Fueling Station," and permitting the use in the I-1 (Light Industrial) and I-2 (Heavy Industrial) Zones of Prince George's County, under certain circumstances.
Available
CB-069-2020 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING R-55 ZONE for the purpose of permitting multi-family dwellings in the R-55 (One-Family Detached Residential) Zone of Prince George's County, under certain specified circumstances.
Available
CB-070-2020 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING FOOD HALLS for the purpose of defining Food Halls in the Zoning Ordinance, permitting the use in the I-1 (Light Industrial), I-3 (Planned Industrial/Employment Park), U-L-I (Urban Light Industrial), M-X-T (Mixed Use Transportation-Oriented), M-X-C (Mixed Use Community), and Commercial Zones of Prince George's County under certain circumstances, and providing certain parking, loading, and regulatory requirements for the use.
Available
CB-072-2020 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING CLASS 3 FILL RECLAMATION for the purpose of amending the requirements for limited Class 3 fill uses as a method of reclaiming former sand and gravel mining properties for public use in the R-A (Residential-Agricultural) Zone, which are permitted without a special exception.
Available
CB-073-2020 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING VALIDITY PERIODS FOR DETAILED SITE PLANS AND SPECIFIC DESIGN PLANS for the purpose of temporarily extending the validity periods of all approved applications for Detailed Site Plans and Specific Design Plans that were in a valid status of January 1, 2020.
Available
CB-074-2020 (SUBDIVISION BILL) - AN ACT CONCERNING VALIDITY PERIODS FOR PRELIMINARY PLANS OF SUBDIVISION for the purpose of temporarily extending the validity periods of all approved applications for Preliminary Plans of Subdivision that were in a valid status as of January 1, 2020.
Available

PUBLIC HEARINGS

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 @ 10:00 a.m. - County Council Speak/Comment
Appointment of the following individuals to the Solid Waste Advisory Commission for Prince George’s County: Mr. Hari B. Bindal, Ms. Alexandra D. Kirk, Mr. Mouhaman S. Kola, Mr. Jonathan P. Madagu, and Ms. Nancy J. Meyer
eComment
Available
Appointment of the following individuals to the Animal Control Commission for Prince George’s 
County: Ms. Connnie M. Carter and Ms. Kathleen V. Pacanowski
Available
Appointment of the following individuals to the Wage Determination Board for Prince George’s 
County: Ms. Joy R. Anderson and Ms. Tisa J.D. Clark
Available
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 @ 1:00 p.m. - County Council Speak/Comment
CR-87-2020 - A RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE 2018 WATER AND SEWER PLAN (JUNE 2020 CYCLE OF AMENDMENTS) for the purpose of changing the water and sewer category designations of properties within the 2018 Water and Sewer Plan. eComment
Available

ADA COMPLIANCE

 

The Prince George's County Council will meet virtually until further notice.  In accordance with ADA requirements, accommodations for hearing impaired, disabled persons, and visually impaired persons can be provided upon reasonable notice to the Clerk of the Council. Sign language and interpreters for non-english speakers are available with reasonable advance notice by emailing clerkofthecouncil@co.pg.md.us or calling 301-952-3600. Closed-captioning is now available during livestreaming and on archived videos effective April 30, 2020.