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Posted on: November 5, 2021

[ARCHIVED] COUNTY COUNCIL SEEKS COMMUNITY INPUT ON PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY REDISTRICTING PLAN

Virtual Public Hearing – Tuesday, November 16th ; Redistricting Webpage Provides Overview of Redistricting Process

Pursuant to the County Charter, Section 305, the Prince George’s County Council will conduct a virtual public hearing for Council Resolution CR-123-2021, on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. 

The Council will hear public testimony and consider CR-123-2021, the Council’s Redistricting Plan, and the Redistricting Commission’s Proposed Plan. At the conclusion of the hearing, the Council will vote on the Plan proposed in CR-123-2021.  If the Council does not enact CR-123-2021, the Commission's Plan becomes law on the last day of November.

Council Chair Calvin S. Hawkins, II, encourages residents to share their comments during the November 16th public hearing.

“An informed citizenry is key to this process, and the Council encourages the continued engagement of our residents and stakeholders. The November 16th public hearing is an important opportunity for critical public input on the amended Redistricting plan before the Council votes on the measure, and we look forward to hearing from residents.” 

For more information, please visit the Council’s Redistricting Webpage, providing residents and interested stakeholders with an overview of the County’s redistricting process; timeline of events; Frequently Asked Questions, and more.   

To submit public comment on CR-123-2021  in advance of the November 16th public hearing, please click HERE.   To register to speak during the public hearing, please click HERE before the registration deadline of November 15, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. 

To view the public hearing live and on demand, visit https://pgccouncil.us/Live on November 16th at 3:00 p.m. 

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