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Residents Encouraged to Participate in the County Budget Process
The Prince George’s County Council will hold its FY 2021 Budget Town Hall Meeting, on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 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 and B.
Council Chair Todd M. Turner (D) – District 4, says the Budget Town Hall meeting offers an important opportunity for residents to learn more about the Council’s Budget Review and Adoption Process, and share their priorities for spending County tax dollars.
“Informed residents are engaged residents. The goal of the Budget Town Hall Meeting is to provide County residents with information about the Council’s Budget Process, explaining how it works and how residents can participate. The Council is committed to an open, inclusive and participatory budget process, and we look forward to working collaboratively and creatively with our residents to ensure Prince George’s County operates and serves at its best.”
The Council’s FY 2021 Budget Town Hall Meeting will feature a presentation on 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 2021 budget concerns and priorities. There will be an opportunity for residents to speak. To sign up in advance, please click HERE.
In accordance with County Charter, the County Executive must submit a proposed FY 2021 spending plan to the Council by March 15th. 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: https://livestream.com/PGCountyCouncilMD on February 25, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
WHO:Prince George’s County CouncilDeputy County Auditor, Turkessa GreenCounty Residents
WHAT:County Council FY 2021 Budget Town Hall MeetingWHEN:Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
WHERE:Prince George’s Community CollegeLargo Student Center – Community Rooms A and B301 Largo RoadLargo, Maryland 20774