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Residents Urged to Voice Budget Priorities as 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 holdfive 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 AdministrationBuilding, 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 spendingplan. A second budget public hearing isscheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18 for the Annual Action Plan/CommunityDevelopment 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 Educationbudgets.
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, theCouncil will enact a balanced budget by June 1.
Citizens are encouragedto participate in the Council budget review process. To speak before theCouncil, 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.
Budgetadoption 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.
Moreinformation on the Council’s budget process can also be found on the Council’swebsite, http://pgccouncil.us/454/Budget-Portal