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Posted on: September 28, 2020

County Council, Board of Health and Committee of the Whole to Convene September 29th

 

County Council, Board of Health and Committee of the Whole to Convene September 29th for Scheduled Virtual Sessions and Briefings

 

Council to Review Legislation and Hold Public Hearing; Board of Health Receives RAND Study Briefing; Commi...

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Council News
Posted on: September 24, 2020

HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL WORK GROUP CONVENES FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 25

Work Group Established to Address Housing Policies in Prince George’s County

 

The Prince George’s County Housing Opportunities for All Work Group, established by Council Resolution CR-16-2019, will convene virtually on...

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Council News
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Committee of the Whole Convenes Virtually September 24th to Review Legislation

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW) will convene virtually on Thursday, September 24, at 10:00 a.m. to review proposed legislation; and appointments to the Solid Waste Advisory Committee, Wage Determination Board, and...

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Council News
Posted on: September 22, 2020

COUNCIL APPROVES JOINT LETTER TO GOVERNOR HOGAN ADDRESSING 2020 GENERAL ELECTION VOTING

Governor Urged to Continue Support for General Election with Additional Funding and Operational Assistance

The Prince George’s County Council, during a virtual session on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, voted to authorize Council Chair Todd M. Turne...

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Council News
Posted on: September 21, 2020

COUNCIL TO CONVENE VIRTUALLY SEPTEMBER 22ND FOR SCHEDULED SESSION; GENERAL ELECTION BRIEFING; AND...

COUNCIL TO CONVENE VIRTUALLY SEPTEMBER 22ND FOR SCHEDULED SESSION; GENERAL ELECTION BRIEFING; AND STATUS UPDATES ON PURPLE LINE AND I-495 & I-270 MANAGED LANES P3 PROJECTS

The Prince George’s County Council will convene a virtual Council sess...

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Council News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

COUNCIL MEMBER DENI TAVERAS RECOGNIZES INAUGURAL “WELCOMING WEEK” IN PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY

Building Connections and Affirming the Importance of Inclusive Communities 

September 12 -20, 2020 

Prince George’s County Council Member Deni Taveras (D) District 2, Prince George’s County residents and hundreds of com...

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Council News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

COUNCIL CHAIR TURNER AND DISTRICT 6 COUNCIL MEMBER DAVIS SUPPORT COMMUNITY FOOD DISTRIBUTION...

COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER AND DISTRICT 6 COUNCIL MEMBER DERRICK LEON DAVIS SUPPORT COMMUNITY FOOD DISTRIBUTION EVENT DURING NATIONAL DAY OF SERVICE AND REMEMBRANCE

Contactless Free Food Distribution Event at Prince George’s Community ...

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Council News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

COUNCIL ANNOUNCES FIFTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE GRANT FUNDING FOR LOCAL NONPROFITS

$500,000 Grant Program Seeks Community Solutions for Ending Domestic Violence in Prince George’s County; Applications Accepted September 2 – October 1; Pre-Proposal Conference September 8

 

The Prince George’s County C...

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Council News
Posted on: August 20, 2020

COUNCIL CHAIR TURNER AND COUNCIL MEMBER GLAROS URGE PUBLIC INPUT ON MANAGED LANE STUDY

 

COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER AND COUNCIL MEMBER DANNIELLE GLAROS URGE PUBLIC INPUT ON THE DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR THE I-495 AND I-270 MANAGED LANES STUDY; SIX PUBLIC HEARINGS IN AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER

Prince George’s Coun...

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HERE Council News
Posted on: August 13, 2020

COUNCIL MEMBER HARRISON AND VICE-CHAIR AND AT-LARGE COUNCIL MEMBER HAWKINS PARTNER TO PROVIDE...

COUNCIL MEMBER SYDNEY HARRISON AND VICE-CHAIR AND AT-LARGE COUNCIL MEMBER CALVIN HAWKINS PARTNER TO PROVIDE FACE MASKS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY PERSONNEL/FIRST RESPONDERS 

District 9 Council Member Sydney Harrison, and Vice-Chair and At-Large Council Mem...

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Council News
Posted on: July 30, 2020

COUNCIL APPROVES LETTER URGING GOVERNOR HOGAN TO EXTEND AND EXPAND STATE MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS...

COUNCIL APPROVES LETTER URGING GOVERNOR HOGAN TO EXTEND AND EXPAND STATE MORATORIUM ON EVICTIONS DUE TO COVID-19

State Evictions Protections Expected to Expire Friday, July 31st

Prince George’s County Council, during a virtual session on Monday, J...

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CB-16-2020 Council News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

DISTRICT 6 COUNCIL MEMBER DERRICK L. DAVIS ISSUES STATEMENT FOLLOWING TABLING OF CB-48-2020

DISTRICT 6 COUNCIL MEMBER DERRICK L. DAVIS ISSUES STATEMENT FOLLOWING TABLING OF CB-48-2020, PROPOSED CHARTER AMENDMENT CONCERNING HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX CREDIT CAP

I appreciate the opportunity to address CB-48-2020, a Charter Amendment proposal amending t...

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CB-48-2020 Council News
Posted on: July 21, 2020

COUNCIL CONVENES VIRTUALLY FOR FINAL SESSION PRIOR TO SUMMER RECESS

COUNCIL CONVENES VIRTUALLY FOR FINAL SESSION PRIOR TO SUMMER RECESS; HOLDS PUBLIC HEARINGS; ADOPTS SEVERAL MEASURES; PLACES BOND BILLS ON NOVEMBER BALLOT; ADDRESSES HOMESTEAD PROPERTY TAX CREDIT CAP LEGISLATION

The Prince George’s County Council ...

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Council News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

COUNCIL TO CONVENE JUNE 23rd FOR SCHEDULED VIRTUAL SESSION; COW TO REVIEW LEGISLATION

The Prince George’s County Council, supported by technology, will convene a virtual Council session on Tuesday, June 23rd, at 10:00 a.m. The Council’s Committee of the Whole (COW) will also meet on June 23rd at 10:30 a.m. to r...

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Council News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

COUNCIL CHAIR TURNER AND COUNCIL MEMBER DAVIS ENCOURAGE RESIDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN...

COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER AND COUNCIL MEMBER DERRICK LEON DAVIS ENCOURAGE RESIDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN BOWIE-MITCHELLVILLE & VICINITY MASTER PLAN KICKOFF EVENT 

Virtual Kickoff Meeting Saturday, June 13th

Prince George’s County Cou...

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Council News
Posted on: June 2, 2020

TODAY: COUNCIL TO CONVENE JUNE 2ND FOR SCHEDULED VIRTUAL SESSION; COW TO REVIEW LEGISLATION

The Prince George’s County Council, supported by technology, will convene a virtual Council session on Tuesday, June 2nd, at 10:00 a.m. The Council’s Committee of the Whole (COW) will meet following Tuesday’s Council session ...

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Council News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS FISCAL YEAR 21 COUNTY BUDGET

Council Adopts Balanced $3.7 Billion General Fund Budget; Total FY 21 County Budget $4.48 Billion

 

The Prince George’s County Council, convening virtually on Friday, May 29, 2020, unanimously adopted a $4.48 Billion total County balanced...

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Council News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER PARTICIPATES IN COVID-19 STRATEGIC RENEWAL TASK FORCE MEETING

Regional Task Force Charged with Addressing COVID-19 Economic Recovery and Renewal 

Prince George’s County Council Chair Todd M. Turner joined regional leaders from Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. , for the first COVID-19 Strate...

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Council News
Posted on: May 14, 2020

COUNCIL LETTER TO MDOT OFFICIALS ADDRESSES IMPACT OF MANAGED LANES P3 PROJECT ON WSSC WATER...

COUNCIL LETTER TO MDOT OFFICIALS ADDRESSES IMPACT OF MANAGED LANES P3 PROJECT ON WSSC WATER INFRASTRUCTURE AND RATEPAYERS 

Council Expresses Opposition to Water and Sewer Increases Resulting from Managed Lanes P3 Project

The Prince George&rsquo...

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Council News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

VICE-CHAIR HAWKINS AND COUNCIL MEMBER HARRISON HOST “WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?" VIRTUAL TOWN HALL

COUNCIL VICE-CHAIR AND AT-LARGE COUNCIL MEMBER CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, AND DISTRICT 9 COUNCIL MEMBER SYDNEY HARRISON HOST “WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?” VIRTUAL TOWN HALL EVENT

 Addressing the Social Determinants of Health

Prince Ge...

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Council News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Committee of the Whole Convenes May 14th for Virtual Budget Work Session

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW), with the use of technology, will convene on Thursday, May 14th at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual FY 21 Budget work session, continuing its review of proposed spending plans for County de...

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Council News
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Committee of the Whole Convenes May 13th for Virtual Budget Work Sessions

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW), with the use of technology, will convene on Wednesday, May 13, at 10:00 a.m. for virtual FY 21 Budget work sessions, continuing its review of proposed spending plans for County dep...

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Council News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

COUNCIL TO HOLD FINAL VIRTUAL FY21 BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING – MONDAY, MAY 11TH

Residents Encouraged to Participate; Use Council’s eComment Portal to Speak

The Prince George’s County Council, using technology, will convene virtually on Monday, May 11TH , at 5:00 p.m., for its final FY 21 Budget public hear...

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Council News
Posted on: May 7, 2020

PRINCE GEORGE’S AND MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCILS ADOPT FY 2021 BI-COUNTY BUDGETS

Prince George’s and Montgomery County lawmakers, convening virtually for the annual Bi-County Budget meeting on Thursday, May 7, 2020, unanimously adopted the FY 21 budgets for WSSC Water; the bi-county portion of the Maryland-National Capital P...

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Council News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL ENABLES PUBLIC COMMENT DURING VIRTUAL SESSIONS

New eComment Portal Heightens Public Engagement Options; First Use During April 20th Council Session

The Prince George’s County Council, meeting virtually until state of emergency declarations are lifted, has established an eComment portal to fac...

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Council News
Posted on: April 13, 2020

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL SITTING AS THE BOARD OF HEALTH TO CONVENE APRIL 14TH

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL SITTING AS THE BOARD OF HEALTH TO CONVENE APRIL 14TH FOR COVID-19 BRIEFING FROM CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION AND COUNTY HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

Congressman Steny Hoyer, Senator Ben Cardin, Senator Chris Van Hollen, and Con...

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Council News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

**UPDATE: COUNTY COUNCIL TO CONVENE VIRTUAL SESSION MARCH 31st

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL TO CONVENE VIRTUAL SESSION MARCH 31st; BOARD OF HEALTH TO CONVENE IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING SESSION

The Prince George’s County Council, aided by the use of technology, and in alignment with social distancing g...

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Council News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

COUNTYWIDE MAP AMENDMENT JOINT PUBLIC HEARING POSTPONED

CMA Joint Public Hearing Scheduled for March 23rd to be Rescheduled 

The State and County governments have declared public health emergencies, due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak. On March 17, 2020, the Prince George’s County Council ado...

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Council News
Posted on: January 8, 2020

COUNCIL MEMBER DERRICK LEON DAVIS ELECTED COG BOARD CHAIR

Davis to Chair Council of Governments Board of Directors in 2020

Prince George’s County Council Member Derrick Leon Davis (D) – District 6, was elected 2020 Chair by the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) during ...

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Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Council News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

COUNCIL CHAIR TURNER ANNOUNCES COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS AND APPOINTMENTS FOR LEGISLATIVE YEAR 2020

Prince George’s County Council Chair Todd M. Turner (D) – District 4, has announced Legislative Year 2020 Council committee assignments and appointments to County boards and commissions. The Council voted in July 2018 to amend its Rule...

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Council News