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Posted on: April 17, 2017

[ARCHIVED] PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL TO HOLD FIVE PUBLIC HEARINGS ON FY2018 PROPOSED COUNTY BUDGET

Residents Urged to Voice Budget Prioritiesas Council Considers FY18 Proposed Spending Plan; Residents Can Sign up to
Speak at Public Hearings on April 18, 24, May 2 and 8


The Prince George’s County Council will hold
five public hearings during the months of April and May, on the County’sProposed Spending Plan for Fiscal Year 2018. 
All public hearings willbe held in the first-floor Council Hearing Room, County Administration
Building, 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive in Upper Marlboro.  


The Council will hold its first budget public hearing on Tuesday,April 18 at 2:00 p.m. for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission spending
plan.  A second budget public hearing isscheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18 for the Annual Action Plan/Community
Development Block Grant (CDBG).


A public hearing will be held on Monday, April 24 at 7:00 p.m., forthe Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC)
budget.  


On May 2 and 8 at 7:00 p.m., public hearings will be held for the proposedFY 2018 County Operating, Capital Improvement Plan and Board of Education
budgets.  


The Council received theCounty’s proposed FY 2018 spending plan from County Executive Rushern L. Baker,
III on March 15.  During April and May, Councilcommittees are conducting budget review meetings with agency and department representatives.  In accordance with the County Charter, the
Council will enact a balanced budget by June 1.


Citizens are encouragedto participate in the Council budget review process. To speak before the
Council, sign up online at 
http://pgccouncil.us/458/Public-Hearing-Notices-Sign-Up-to-Speak or contact the Clerk of the Council duringnormal business hours at 301.952.3600.  


Budget
adoption is scheduled for Thursday, May 25, 2017.  Meeting dates are subject to change.  Please visit the Council website, 
http://www.pgccouncil.us/ for the Legislative Branchcalendar, and live streaming of budget meetings.   


More
information on the Council’s budget process can also be found on the Council’swebsite, 
http://pgccouncil.us/454/Budget-Portal


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