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Posted on: November 6, 2020

CHAIR TURNER ISSUES STATEMENT ANNOUNCING POSTPONEMENT OF JOINT PUBLIC HEARING FOR COUNTYWIDE MAP...

COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER ISSUES STATEMENT ANNOUNCING POSTPONEMENT OF JOINT PUBLIC HEARING FOR COUNTYWIDE MAP AMENDMENT

The District Council and Prince George’s County Planning Board Joint Public Hearing on the proposed Countywide Map Amendmen...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: October 21, 2020

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER ISSUES STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO BOARD OF...

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER ISSUES STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO BOARD OF EDUCATION DECISION ADVANCING THE ALTERNATIVE CONSTRUCTION FINANCING PROJECT TO BUILD NEW SCHOOLS

The Prince George’s County Council congratulates Board of Educatio...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: October 20, 2020

COUNCIL CHAIR TURNER ISSUES STATEMENT ON THE COUNCIL’S FINAL APPROVAL TO LEGISLATION ADDRESSING...

COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER ISSSUES STATEMENT ON THE COUNCIL’S FINAL APPROVAL TO LEGISLATION ADDRESSING ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION MODEL FOR PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: September 22, 2020

COUNCIL CHAIR TURNER ISSUES STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF SUPREME COURT JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBURG

The Prince George’s County Council joins the nation in mourning the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

A groundbreaking Supreme Court Justice, professor and litigator, she was a tireless and powerful champion for equality under...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: August 24, 2020

STATEMENT - COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER RESPONDS TO ON-DUTY OFFICER SHOOTINGS

The Prince George’s County Council condemns Sunday evening’s
attack on three County officers who were shot while responding to a call forservice.  The Council is relieved to learn that the officers are expected
to survive ...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: July 18, 2020

COUNCIL CHAIR TURNER ISSUES STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF CIVIL RIGHTS ICON, THE HONORABLE JOHN LEWIS

The Prince George’s County Council joins with our residents,
the nation and the world, in mourning the immeasurable loss of the HonorableJohn Lewis, a revered champion of civil rights and passionate fighter for
social justice.

The Council ext...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: July 3, 2020

CHAIR TURNER SAYS COUNCIL SUPPORTS FULL REVIEW OF WASHINGTON’S NFL TEAM NAME

The Prince George’s County Council joins with County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks and countless others, who are pleased and encouraged by today’s announcement that Washington’s professional football team will conduct a form...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: June 22, 2020

CHAIR TURNER RESPONDS TO RECENT SUPREME COURT DECISIONS PROTECTING LGBTQ WORKERS AND DACA PROGRAM

The Prince George’s County Council and the residents we
serve continue to fully embrace the strength of diversity in Prince George’sCounty, and stands in solidarity with those celebrating two recent Supreme
Court rulings.  ...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: June 19, 2020

COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER RESPONDS TO RESIGNATION OF POLICE CHIEF HANK STAWINSKI

STATEMENT - COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER RESPONDS TO RESIGNATION OF POLICE CHIEF HANK STAWINSKI; APPOINTMENT OF INTERIM POLICE CHIEF

The Prince George’s County Council respects the decision of County Executive Angela Alsobrooks, and will work wit...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: June 5, 2020

CHAIR TURNER WELCOMES NEW PRINCE GEORGE’S COMMUNITY COLLEGE PRESIDENT, DR. FALECIA D. WILLIAMS

STATEMENT – COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER WELCOMES NEW PRINCE GEORGE’S COMMUNITY COLLEGE PRESIDENT, DR. FALECIA D. WILLIAMS

The Prince George’s County Council extends a warm welcome to the newly-selected ninth president of Prin...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: June 2, 2020

COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER ISSUES STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO GEORGE FLOYD

The Prince George’s County Council grieves with the family and loved ones of George Floyd, the latest victim of deadly racial brutality and violence caused by those sworn to protect our communities. But our heartbreak and prayers for peace alone...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: April 23, 2020

FY 2021 BUDGET STATEMENT FROM COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER

Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic Prompt Revisions to FY 2021 County Budget Proposal

The coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic has thrust us all into uncertain times and unknown territory. Among the mounting impacts of this crisis is an economic challenge of h...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: March 17, 2020

STATEMENT - CHAIR TURNER UPDATES COUNCIL RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS IN PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY

STATEMENT - COUNTY COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER UPDATES COUNCIL RESPONSE TO CORONAVIRUS IN PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY; COUNCIL ADOPTS EMERGENCY MEASURE

The Council is deeply concerned about the catastrophic impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandem...

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Council Chair Statements

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY TO ELECT NEW 2021 LEADERSHIP TEAM

 

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COUNCIL TO ELECT NEW
LEADERSHIP TEAM DURING VIRTUAL GAVEL EXCHANGE CEREMONY

Council Chair and Vice-Chair to Serve in Legislative Year 2021

 

The Prince George’s County Council will convene virtual...

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Council News
Posted on: November 19, 2020

HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL WORK GROUP, RE-ENTRY ADVISORY BOARD AND CLIMATE ACTION COMMISSION...

HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL WORK GROUP, RE-ENTRY ADVISORY BOARD AND CLIMATE ACTION COMMISSION TO CONVENE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20TH

The Prince George’s County Council’s Housing Opportunities for All Work Group, Re-Entry Advisory Board, and...

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Council News
Posted on: November 19, 2020

COUNTY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF FY 2021 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE GRANT AWARDS

$500,000 Total Grants Awarded to 9 Nonprofits Targeting Domestic Violence 

The Prince George’s County Council, in an initiative combatting domestic violence and related abuse in the County, has announced a list of nine (9) nonprofit reci...

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Council News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

COUNTY COUNCIL CONVENES FINAL SESSION OF LEGISLATIVE YEAR 2020

Supports Continued Declaration of Emergency; Authorizes COVID19-Related Public Safety Hazard Pay; Adopts “Healthy Kids Meals” Legislation; Enacts Several Zoning Bills

The Prince George’s County Council convened virtually for i...

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Council News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

County Council and Committee of the Whole Convene Virtually Tuesday, November 17th for Final...

County Council and Committee of the Whole Convene Virtually Tuesday, November 17th for Final Sessions of Legislative Year 2020

The Prince George’s County Council, and Committee of the Whole (COW), will convene virtually for the final time in Legi...

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Council News
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Committee of the Whole Convenes Virtually November 12th to Review Legislation

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW) will convene virtually on Thursday, November 12, at 10:00 a.m. to review proposed correspondence on the Prince George’s County Public School’s capital request for school construction to the S...

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Council News
Posted on: November 9, 2020

County Council, Committee of the Whole and District Council to Convene Virtually November 10th

The Prince George’s County Council, Committee of the Whole (COW) and the County Council sitting as the District Council, will convene virtually on Tuesday, November 10th.  

County Council session, which begins at 10:00 a.m., will include...

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Council News
Posted on: November 5, 2020

RESPONSIBLE LEGACY TASK FORCE AND FOOD SECURITY TASK FORCE CONVENE VIRTUALLY FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH

 

The Prince George’s County Council’s Responsible Legacy Task Force and Food Security Task Force will both convene virtually on Friday, November 6, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. respectively.

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Council News
Posted on: November 4, 2020

Committee of the Whole Convenes Virtually November 5th for Scheduled Briefing and the Review...

Committee of the Whole Convenes Virtually November 5th for Scheduled Briefing and the Review of Legislation

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW) will convene virtually on Thursday, November 5th, at 1:00 p.m. for a brief...

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Council News
Posted on: October 30, 2020

COUNTY COUNCIL HOSTS MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS FOR VIRTUAL STATEWIDE...

COUNTY COUNCIL HOSTS MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS FOR VIRTUAL STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION INVESTMENT TOUR 

Residents Encouraged to Participate 

The Prince George’s County Council will host Maryland Department of T...

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Council News
Posted on: October 29, 2020

HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL WORK GROUP TO CONVENE VIRTUALLY OCTOBER 30

Work Group to  Focus on the Support of Renters in Prince George’s County During Scheduled Meeting

The Prince George’s County Housing Opportunities for All Work Group, established by Council Resolution CR-16-2019, will convene v...

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Council News
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Committee of the Whole Convenes Virtually October 29th for the Review of Proposed Legislation and...

Committee of the Whole Convenes Virtually October 29th for the Review of Proposed Legislation and Appointments

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW) will convene virtually on Thursday, October 29th, at 10:00 a.m. to revi...

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Council News
Posted on: October 26, 2020

COUNCIL CONVENES VIRTUAL SESSION OCTOBER 27TH TO ADDRESS PROPOSED CORRESPONDENCE; CONDUCT PUBLIC...

COUNCIL CONVENES VIRTUAL SESSION OCTOBER 27TH TO ADDRESS PROPOSED CORRESPONDENCE; CONDUCT PUBLIC HEARINGS; AND REVIEW RESOLUTIONS ELIGIBLE FOR ADOPTION 

The Prince George’s County Council will convene a virtual Council session on Tuesday...

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Council News
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Committee of the Whole Convenes Virtually October 22nd for Scheduled Briefings, and the Review of...

Committee of the Whole Convenes Virtually October 22nd for Scheduled Briefings, and the Review of Proposed Correspondence and Legislation

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW) will convene virtually on Thursday, October ...

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Council News
Posted on: October 15, 2020

COUNCIL’S COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE SUPPORTS LEGISLATION ADDRESSING ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION...

COUNCIL’S COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE SUPPORTS LEGISLATION ADDRESSING ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION MODEL FOR PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Legislation to Receive Final Vote During Scheduled Council Session Tuesday, October 20th

The...

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Council News
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Committee of the Whole Convenes Virtually October 15th to Review Legislation

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW) will convene virtually on Thursday, October 15th, at 10:00 a.m. to review proposed legislation. 

Measures to be reviewed by COW on October 15th  include, but are no...

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Council News
Posted on: October 8, 2020

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY TO RECOGNIZE FIRST NATIVE AMERICAN DAY OCTOBER 12, 2020

The Prince George’s County Council and County Executive Angela Alsobrooks, recognizing the history, culture, and accomplishments of Native Americans and indigenous persons in Prince George’s County and across the nation, encourage all ...

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Council News
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Committee of the Whole Convenes Virtually October 8th to Review Legislation

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW) will convene virtually on Thursday, October 8th, at 10:00 a.m. to review proposed legislation. 

The COW committee meeting will be available for public viewing. Residents are...

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Council News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

RESPONSIBLE LEGACY TASK FORCE AND FOOD SECURITY TASK FORCE CONVENE VIRTUALLY OCTOBER 2ND

The Prince George’s County Council’s Responsible Legacy Task Force and  Food Security Task Force will convene virtually on Friday, October 2, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. respectively. 

The Prince George’...

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Council News
Posted on: September 30, 2020

COUNCIL WORK GROUPS BEGIN DISCUSSIONS ON CLIMATE CHANGE, FOOD SECURITY, AND LEGACY BUILDING...

COUNCIL WORK GROUPS BEGIN DISCUSSIONS ON CLIMATE CHANGE, FOOD SECURITY, AND LEGACY BUILDING IN PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY 

Climate Action Commission, Food Security Task Force and Responsible Legacy Task Force Will Address Matters of Community Concern&...

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Council News
Posted on: September 29, 2020

BOARD OF HEALTH RECEIVES RAND CORPORATION BRIEFING ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES NEEDS ASSESSMENT...

BOARD OF HEALTH RECEIVES RAND CORPORATION BRIEFING ON HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES NEEDS ASSESSMENT STUDY; DISCUSSES “HEALTH IN ALL POLICIES” INITIATIVE

“Assessing Health and Human Services Needs to Support an Integrated Health i...

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RAND Corporation Report Council News
Posted on: September 28, 2020

County Council, Board of Health and Committee of the Whole to Convene September 29th

 

County Council, Board of Health and Committee of the Whole to Convene September 29th for Scheduled Virtual Sessions and Briefings

 

Council to Review Legislation and Hold Public Hearing; Board of Health Receives RAND Study Briefing; Commi...

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Council News
Posted on: September 24, 2020

HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL WORK GROUP CONVENES FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 25

Work Group Established to Address Housing Policies in Prince George’s County

 

The Prince George’s County Housing Opportunities for All Work Group, established by Council Resolution CR-16-2019, will convene virtually on...

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Council News
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Committee of the Whole Convenes Virtually September 24th to Review Legislation

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW) will convene virtually on Thursday, September 24, at 10:00 a.m. to review proposed legislation; and appointments to the Solid Waste Advisory Committee, Wage Determination Board, and...

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Council News
Posted on: September 22, 2020

COUNCIL APPROVES JOINT LETTER TO GOVERNOR HOGAN ADDRESSING 2020 GENERAL ELECTION VOTING

Governor Urged to Continue Support for General Election with Additional Funding and Operational Assistance

The Prince George’s County Council, during a virtual session on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, voted to authorize Council Chair Todd M. Turne...

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Council News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

DISTRICT 6 COUNCIL MEMBER DERRICK L. DAVIS ISSUES STATEMENT FOLLOWING TABLING OF CB-48-2020

DISTRICT 6 COUNCIL MEMBER DERRICK L. DAVIS ISSUES STATEMENT FOLLOWING TABLING OF CB-48-2020, PROPOSED CHARTER AMENDMENT CONCERNING HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX CREDIT CAP

I appreciate the opportunity to address CB-48-2020, a Charter Amendment proposal amending t...

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CB-48-2020 Council News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

COUNCIL TO CONVENE JUNE 23rd FOR SCHEDULED VIRTUAL SESSION; COW TO REVIEW LEGISLATION

The Prince George’s County Council, supported by technology, will convene a virtual Council session on Tuesday, June 23rd, at 10:00 a.m. The Council’s Committee of the Whole (COW) will also meet on June 23rd at 10:30 a.m. to r...

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Council News
Posted on: June 2, 2020

TODAY: COUNCIL TO CONVENE JUNE 2ND FOR SCHEDULED VIRTUAL SESSION; COW TO REVIEW LEGISLATION

The Prince George’s County Council, supported by technology, will convene a virtual Council session on Tuesday, June 2nd, at 10:00 a.m. The Council’s Committee of the Whole (COW) will meet following Tuesday’s Council session ...

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Council News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER PARTICIPATES IN COVID-19 STRATEGIC RENEWAL TASK FORCE MEETING

Regional Task Force Charged with Addressing COVID-19 Economic Recovery and Renewal 

Prince George’s County Council Chair Todd M. Turner joined regional leaders from Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. , for the first COVID-19 Strate...

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Council News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

VICE-CHAIR HAWKINS AND COUNCIL MEMBER HARRISON HOST “WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?" VIRTUAL TOWN HALL

COUNCIL VICE-CHAIR AND AT-LARGE COUNCIL MEMBER CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, AND DISTRICT 9 COUNCIL MEMBER SYDNEY HARRISON HOST “WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?” VIRTUAL TOWN HALL EVENT

 Addressing the Social Determinants of Health

Prince Ge...

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Council News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Committee of the Whole Convenes May 14th for Virtual Budget Work Session

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW), with the use of technology, will convene on Thursday, May 14th at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual FY 21 Budget work session, continuing its review of proposed spending plans for County de...

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Council News
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Committee of the Whole Convenes May 13th for Virtual Budget Work Sessions

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW), with the use of technology, will convene on Wednesday, May 13, at 10:00 a.m. for virtual FY 21 Budget work sessions, continuing its review of proposed spending plans for County dep...

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Council News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

COUNCIL TO HOLD FINAL VIRTUAL FY21 BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING – MONDAY, MAY 11TH

Residents Encouraged to Participate; Use Council’s eComment Portal to Speak

The Prince George’s County Council, using technology, will convene virtually on Monday, May 11TH , at 5:00 p.m., for its final FY 21 Budget public hear...

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Council News
Posted on: May 7, 2020

PRINCE GEORGE’S AND MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCILS ADOPT FY 2021 BI-COUNTY BUDGETS

Prince George’s and Montgomery County lawmakers, convening virtually for the annual Bi-County Budget meeting on Thursday, May 7, 2020, unanimously adopted the FY 21 budgets for WSSC Water; the bi-county portion of the Maryland-National Capital P...

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Council News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

**UPDATE: COUNTY COUNCIL TO CONVENE VIRTUAL SESSION MARCH 31st

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL TO CONVENE VIRTUAL SESSION MARCH 31st; BOARD OF HEALTH TO CONVENE IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING SESSION

The Prince George’s County Council, aided by the use of technology, and in alignment with social distancing g...

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Council News
Posted on: January 8, 2020

COUNCIL MEMBER DERRICK LEON DAVIS ELECTED COG BOARD CHAIR

Davis to Chair Council of Governments Board of Directors in 2020

Prince George’s County Council Member Derrick Leon Davis (D) – District 6, was elected 2020 Chair by the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) during ...

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Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Council News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

COUNCIL CHAIR TURNER ANNOUNCES COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS AND APPOINTMENTS FOR LEGISLATIVE YEAR 2020

Prince George’s County Council Chair Todd M. Turner (D) – District 4, has announced Legislative Year 2020 Council committee assignments and appointments to County boards and commissions. The Council voted in July 2018 to amend its Rule...

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Posted on: November 26, 2020

Moving Forward: The Emotional Challenges of COVID-19

Moving Forward -Nov 30 2020 Mental Health Webinar (Final)-01

Join Council Member Monique Walker-Anderson for "Moving Forward: The Emotional Challenges of COVID-19" on Monday, November 30, 2020 at 6:30 - 8:00 PM.

Register to join on Zoom HERE

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Council Spotlight
Posted on: November 26, 2020

Gavel Exchange 2021

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The Prince George’s County Council will convene virtually on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. to elect a Council Chair and Vice-Chair for Legislative Year 2021.  

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Posted on: April 25, 2016

Vice Chair Glaros Celebrates Progress in Prince George's County During FlexEL Grand Opening

Research, Development and Manufacturing Facility Opens in College Park

Prince George’s County Council Vice Chair Dannielle Glaros (D) – District 3, joined County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, University of Maryland President Wallace Loh, Maryland S...Read on...

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Posted on: April 25, 2016

COUNCIL MEMBER DANNIELLE GLAROS HOSTS DISTRICT 3 TOWN HALL MEETING AND RESOURCE FAIR

?District 3 Residents Urged to Participate for Valuable Information on County Resources and Education Budget Updates
Prince George’s County Council Member Dannielle Glaros (D) – District 3, will host a District 3 Town Hall Meeting and Resource Fair on We...Read on...

District 3
Posted on: April 25, 2016

COUNCIL MEMBER GLAROS FEATURED GUEST AT THIRSTY FOR BUSINESS THURSDAY WOMEN IN BUSINESS

Celebrating Women’s History Month and New Business in District 3 - SoBe Restaurant & Lounge

Prince George’s County Council Member Dannielle Glaros (D) – District 3 will be a featured guest at the “Thirsty (for Business) Thursday – Celebration of W...Read on...

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