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Posted on: December 14, 2020

[ARCHIVED] COUNCIL TO CONVENE VIRTUAL SPECIAL SESSION DECEMBER 15TH; WILL RECEIVE BRIEFINGS ON COVID-19...

COUNTY COUNCIL TO CONVENE VIRTUAL SPECIAL SESSION DECEMBER 15TH; WILL RECEIVE BRIEFINGS ON COVID-19/VACCINES, BODY-WORN CAMERAS AND CARES ACT FUNDING  

The Prince George’s County Council, currently in December recess, will convene virtually for a Special Session on Tuesday, December 15th, at 10:00 a.m.  

Council session will include briefing updates on COVID-19, including a discussion about vaccines, and the County’s Health Status; Body-Worn Cameras; and Cares Act Funding. Also, on the agenda is Proposed Correspondence addressing the County’s State Legislative Priorities for the 2021 General Assembly Session, and proposed legislation concerning the 2021-2022 Charter Review Commission and Compensation Review Board.

Prince George’s County Council Chair Calvin S. Hawkins, II, says as the ongoing public health emergency continues its impact on the County, a special session is necessary. 

“COVID has changed how this Council operates, and December recess is no exception.   This crisis continues to impact our residents, communities and businesses, and we are working to effectively respond to the County’s growing needs.  Committed to convene as needed, the Council will receive critical updates during this mid-December meeting.”

To review the December 15th Council session agenda in its entirety, click HERE. Council sessions are available for Live and On-Demand viewing HERE. This virtual meeting format is consistent with Maryland’s Open Meetings Act and restrictions resulting from the state of emergency declared by Governor Hogan.

What: 

Prince George’s County Council Special Session

Who:

COVID-19 Briefing: County Health Officer, Dr. Ernest Carter and DCAO-Health & Human Services George L. Askew, MD, FAAP

Body Worn Camera Briefing: Prince George’s County’s Interim Chief of Police Hector Velez, and Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Public Safety Mark Magaw

Cares Act Funding Briefing: County’s Office of Management and Budget Director, Stanley Earley

 When:

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 – 10:00 a.m.

Where:

Virtual Meeting - https://pgccouncil.us/303/County-Council-Video

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