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Posted on: February 13, 2019

[ARCHIVED] COUNCIL HOLDS FY 2020 BUDGET TOWN HALL MEETING

County Residents Encouraged to Participate

The Prince George’s County Council will hold its FY 2020 Budget Town Hall Meeting, on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., at Prince George’s Community College, Largo Student Center, 301 Largo Road in Largo, Maryland, in Community Rooms A, B, and C.

Council Chair Todd Turner (D) – District 4, encourages residents to engage in this important budget conversation, learn more about the budget process, and share their spending priorities.

“Each year the Council holds a budget town hall meeting to update citizens on the County’s finances, and present residents with an important opportunity to participate in the budget process. The Council remains committed to an open, inclusive, and participatory budget process, and look forward to questions and input from County residents.”

The Council’s FY 2020 Budget Town Hall Meeting will feature a presentation on the County’s current financial status and the fiscal outlook for the upcoming budget season by Office of Management and Budget Director, Stanley Earley. Deputy County Auditor Turkessa Green will also present an overview of the Council’s Budget Review and Adoption process. Important calendar dates for budget meetings and public hearings will be provided, and participants will have an opportunity to address Council Members and share their FY 2020 budget concerns and priorities.

In accordance with County Charter, the County Executive must submit a proposed FY 2020 spending plan to the Council by March 15. The Council will then begin its review process in a series of committee work sessions and public hearings. The Council must adopt a new and balanced spending plan on or before June 1.

This event is free and open to the public. To watch live, please visit: http://pgccouncil.us on February 26, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

WHO:

Prince George’s County Council

Deputy County Auditor, Turkessa Green

Stanley Earley, Office of Management and Budget Director

County Residents

WHAT:

County Council FY 2020 Budget Town Hall Meeting

WHEN:

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

WHERE:

Prince George’s Community College

Largo Student Center – Community Rooms A, B and C

301 Largo Road

Largo, Maryland 20774


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