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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

Monday, April 12, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m - County Council Speak/Comment
CR-028-2021 A RESOLUTION CONCERNING FISCAL YEAR ("FY") 2022 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN FOR HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT for the purpose of approving and adopting the Prince George's County Fiscal Year ("FY") 2022 Annual Action Plan for Housing and Community Development ("FY 2022 Annual Action Plan"). eComment
Expired

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

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 @ 11:00 a.m - County Council Committee of the Whole (COW) Speak/Comment
CB-006-2021 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING MEDICAL CANNABIS for the purpose of altering the additional requirements related to Medical Cannabis uses in the M-U-I, M-X-T, O-S, C-O, C-S-C, I-1 and I-2 Zones, and permitting certain Medical Cannabis uses in the I-1 (Light Industrial) and I-2 (Heavy Industrial) Zones of Prince George's County, under certain circumstances. eComment
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CB-019-2021 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. eComment
Active
CB-023-2021 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING I-3 ZONE for the purpose of amending the Industrial Table of Uses in the Zoning Ordinance to permit, on a limited legislative basis, Moving and Storage, Parking Lot or Garage or Loading Area, Parking of Vehicles to an Allowed Use, and Warehousing uses in the I-3 (Planned Industrial/Employment Park) Zone of Prince George's County, under certain specified circumstances. eComment
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CB-025-2021 AN ACT CONCERNING PLANS AND STUDIES CONDUCTED PURSUANT TO THE COUNTY'S FLOODPLAIN ORDINANCE for the purpose of providing that certain plans and studies required pursuant to the County's Floodplain Ordinance include studies conducted by an independent third party; and generally relating to the Floodplain Ordinance. eComment
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CB-026-2021 AN ACT CONCERNING UNIVERSAL DESIGN AND VISITABILITY DESIGN FOR HOUSING for the purpose of ensuring safe, sustainable and inclusive-living dwelling unit options for all county residents regardless of ability, functionality, stature, age, or stability, to ensure a safe, sustainable, universally designed environment and eliminate or reduce the need for grants and costly loans to renovate and/or retrofit dwelling units for future housing development. eComment
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CR-029-2021 A RESOLUTION CONCERNING AN ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS FLOOD ASSESSMENT AND MAPPING STUDY for the purpose of declaring the intent of the Prince George's County Council (the "County Council") to request the County to commence a County-wide flooding assessment and mapping study, performed by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, subject to appropriation, in order to assist the County in updating existing flooding and mapping studies as well as to inform and guide future community planning with updated data and flood-risk metrics that provide a comprehensive assessment on the impact of bioretention, sprawl and new development. eComment
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PUBLIC HEARINGS

Monday, April 19, 2021 @ 9:30 a.m - County Council Speak/Comment
CB-011-2021 (DR-2) - EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 4-2021 - REORGANIZATIONAL PROPOSAL amending the Schedule of Legislation separating the Human Relations Commission from the Office of Community Relations and establishing a new Office of Human Rights. eComment
Active
CB-012-2021 AN ACT CONCERNING THE HUMAN RELATIONS COMMISSION for the purpose of amending the name of the Human Relations Commission to provide clarity to citizens and other governmental agencies as to the mission and function of the agency, modifying language to increase inclusion and diversity, adding gender identity as a protected class, and clarifying roles and authority of the Human Relations Commission and the appointed Commissioners. eComment
Active
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 @ 10:00 a.m - County Council Speak/Comment
Appointment of the following individual as Director, Homeland Security for Prince George's County: Mr. Ronald E. Gill, Jr. eComment
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Tuesday, April 20, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m - County Council Speak/Comment
MARYLAND-NATIONAL CAPITAL PARK AND PLANNING COMMISSION (M-NCPPC)
PROPOSED FISCAL YEAR 2021-2022 OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGETS
AND THE M-NCPPC CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
FOR FISCAL YEARS 2022-2027 
eComment
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Monday, April 26, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m - County Council Speak/Comment
PH 04262021 PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY PROPOSED FY 2022 OPERATING BUDGET, SIX-YEAR CAPITAL PROGRAM (INCLUDING THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BUDGET) AND THE PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION PORTION OF THE COUNTY FY 2022 OPERATING BUDGET, PROPOSED BUDGET OF THE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND REVENUE AUTHORITY OF PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, AND THE CONSTANT YIELD TAX RATE eComment
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Tuesday, May 4, 2021 @ 5:00 p.m - County Council Speak/Comment
PH 05042021 PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY PROPOSED FY 2022 OPERATING BUDGET, SIX-YEAR CAPITAL PROGRAM (INCLUDING THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT BUDGET) AND THE PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION PORTION OF THE COUNTY FY 2022 OPERATING BUDGET, PROPOSED BUDGET OF THE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND REVENUE AUTHORITY OF PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY, AND THE CONSTANT YIELD TAX RATE eComment
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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.