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Posted on: November 29, 2021

COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY ADOPTS LEGISLATION APPROVING COUNTYWIDE SECTIONAL MAP AMENDMENT

First Update to County’s Zoning Ordinance in 50 Years

The Prince George’s County Council, convening in the final session of Legislative Year 2021, on Monday, November 29, 2021, unanimously adopted CR-136-2021, approving the Countywide S...

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Council News
Posted on: November 24, 2021

COUNTY COUNCIL TO ADDRESS COUNTYWIDE MAP AMENDMENT AND DECLARATION OF EMERGENCY DURING SESSION...

COUNTY COUNCIL TO ADDRESS COUNTYWIDE MAP AMENDMENT AND DECLARATION OF EMERGENCY DURING SESSION ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29TH 

The Prince George’s County Council will convene virtually in  session on Monday, November 29th at 10:00 a.m...

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Council News
Posted on: November 23, 2021

COUNCIL VICE CHAIR DENI TAVERAS WELCOMES ERA WINE BAR TO MOUNT RAINIER COMMUNITY

Prince George’s County Council Vice-Chair Deni Taveras welcomes Era Wine Bar, a family-owned business, to District 2, which she represents.  Located in the heart of Mount Rainier on Rhode Island Avenue, Era Wine Bar features curated win...

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Council News
Posted on: November 19, 2021

COUNTY COUNCIL CONVENES IN DAY-LONG VIRTUAL SESSION

Approves Legislation Advancing Zoning Ordinance Rewrite; Adopts Council’s Redistricting Plan 

 

The Prince George’s County Council convened in scheduled session on Tuesday, November 16, 2021.  The Council sessi...

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Council News
Posted on: November 17, 2021

COUNCIL APPROVES LEGISLATION ADVANCING ZONING ORDINANCE REWRITE WITH UPDATES TO ZONING ORDINANCE...

COUNCIL APPROVES LEGISLATION ADVANCING ZONING ORDINANCE REWRITE WITH UPDATES TO ZONING ORDINANCE AND SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS

Countywide Map Amendment Process Moves Forward

The Prince George’s County Council, during session on Tuesday, November 16,...

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Council News
Posted on: November 16, 2021

COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS RESOLUTION DETAILING SPECIAL ELECTION

Process in Place to Fill District 8 Vacancy

The Prince George’s County Council, on Monday, November 15, 2021, adopted CR-135-2021, declaring a vacancy on the County Council created by the November 8, 2021, resignation of District 8 Council Member...

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Council News
Posted on: November 15, 2021

COUNTY COUNCIL CONVENES VIRTUALLY TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH FOR SCHEDULED SESSION

Public Hearing for CR-123-2021, Redistricting Legislation, Begins at 3:00 p.m.

 

The Prince George’s County Council will convene virtually on Tuesday, November 16th for a scheduled session.  

 

Council session will begin a...

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Council News
Posted on: November 12, 2021

COUNCIL ENACTS LEGISLATION SUPPORTING EXPANSION OF SPEED MONITORING SYSTEMS IN RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS

The Prince George’s County Council, during session on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, enacted CB-073-2021, legislation pertaining to speed monitoring systems in residential districts. 

Council Bill CB-073-2021, sponsored by Council Members Derrick Leon...

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Council News
Posted on: November 6, 2021

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE CONVENES VIRTUALLY MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH TO REVIEW COUNTYWIDE MAP AMENDMENT...

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE CONVENES VIRTUALLY MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH TO REVIEW COUNTYWIDE MAP AMENDMENT TRANSCRIPT ANALYSIS; COUNTY COUNCIL WELCOMES MDOT OFFICIALS FOR VIRTUAL STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION PLAN TOUR

The County Council sitting as the District Council,...

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Council News
Posted on: November 5, 2021

COUNTY COUNCIL SEEKS COMMUNITY INPUT ON PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY REDISTRICTING PLAN

Virtual Public Hearing – Tuesday, November 16th ; Redistricting Webpage Provides Overview of Redistricting Process

Pursuant to the County Charter, Section 305, the Prince George’s County Council will conduct a virtual public he...

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Council News
Posted on: November 3, 2021

COUNTY COUNCIL TO CONVENE VIRTUALLY FOR SPECIAL SESSION THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH

The Prince George’s County Council will convene virtually, in Special Session, on Thursday, November 4th at 1:00 p.m.  Committee of the Whole (COW) will hold its regularly scheduled virtual meeting at 10:00 a.m.

 

Council session...

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Council News
Posted on: November 1, 2021

COUNTY COUNCIL AND COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE CONVENE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2ND FOR SCHEDULED SESSIONS

The Prince George’s County Council and the Committee of the Whole (COW) will convene virtually on Tuesday, November 2nd

Council Session, scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m., will include the Introduction of Council Resolution CR-128-2021,...

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Council News
Posted on: October 28, 2021

BOARD OF HEALTH RECEIVES BRIEFINGS ON IMPLEMENTATION OF RAND STUDY RECOMMENDATIONS, COUNTY HEALTH...

BOARD OF HEALTH RECEIVES BRIEFINGS ON IMPLEMENTATION OF RAND STUDY RECOMMENDATIONS, COUNTY HEALTH RANKINGS; UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND CAPITAL REGION HEALTH PROVIDES UPDATES

 The Prince George’s County Council, sitting as the Board of Health...

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Council News
Posted on: October 25, 2021

COUNTY COUNCIL AND BOARD OF HEALTH CONVENE TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26TH FOR SCHEDULED SESSIONS AND BRIEFING

The Prince George’s County Council, and the County Council sitting as the Board of Health, will convene virtually on Tuesday, October 26th

Council Session, scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m., will include four Public Hearings and the rev...

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Council News
Posted on: October 19, 2021

COUNCIL CHAIR HAWKINS ISSUES STATEMENT ON PASSING OF COLIN POWELL, FORMER U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE

 COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, ISSUES STATEMENT ON PASSING OF COLIN POWELL, FORMER U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE

The Prince George’s County Council is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Colin Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State, at the...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: October 18, 2021

COUNTY COUNCIL AND COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE CONVENE VIRTUALLY TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19TH FOR THE REVIEW...

COUNTY COUNCIL AND COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE CONVENE VIRTUALLY TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19TH FOR THE REVIEW OF LEGISLATION AND PUBLIC HEARINGS   

The Prince George’s County Council and the Committee of the Whole (COW) will convene virtuall...

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Council News
Posted on: October 13, 2021

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE TO CONVENE VIRTUALLY THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14TH TO REVIEW PROPOSED LEGISLATION...

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE TO CONVENE VIRTUALLY THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14TH TO REVIEW PROPOSED LEGISLATION AND RECEIVE WSSC BRIEFING 

 The Committee of the Whole (COW) will convene virtually on Thursday, October 14th, at 10:00 a.m.  &...

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Council News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

RE-ENTRY ADVISORY BOARD SEEKS COMMUNITY INPUT ON RE-ENTRY PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR COUNTY’S...

RE-ENTRY ADVISORY BOARD SEEKS COMMUNITY INPUT ON RE-ENTRY PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR COUNTY’S RETURNING CITIZENS

Board’s Preliminary Recommendations Topic of Discussion for October 14th Virtual Public Hearing 

The Prince George&a...

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Council News
Posted on: October 2, 2021

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE TO CONVENE VIRTUALLY FOR THE REVIEW OF ZONING ORDINANCE REWRITE LEGISLATION

The Committee of the Whole (COW) will convene virtually on Monday, October 4th, and Thursday, October 7th, for the review of legislation proposing technical and administrative updates to the County’s new Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulati...

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Council News
Posted on: October 1, 2021

COUNTY COUNCIL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE GRANT PROGRAM BEGINS APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications Accepted Through October 25th - Prince George’s County Nonprofits Encouraged to Apply

 $500,000 Grant Program Seeks Community Solutions for Ending Domestic Violence 

The Prince George’s County Council is no...

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Council News
Posted on: October 1, 2021

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL AND VENTURE PHILANTHROPY PARTNERS LAUNCH ‘SOAR’ INITIATIVE

‘Ready for Work’ Nonprofit Capacity Building Program Expands to Include Free Interactive Workshops and Support for Nonprofits in Prince George’s County

The Prince George’s County Council, in partnership with Venture ...

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Council News
Posted on: September 30, 2021

COUNCIL MEMBERS CONGRATULATE PURPLE LINE BUSINESS ASSISTANCE GRANT AWARD RECIPIENTS

Prince George’s County Council Vice Chair Deni Taveras (District 2) and Council Member Dannielle Glaros (District 3) congratulate the recipients of Purple Line Business Assistance Grant Funding, awarded to businesses adversely impacted by Purple...

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Council News
Posted on: September 21, 2021

COUNTY COUNCIL RECOGNIZES HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

Legislation Celebrates Contributions to Prince George’s County

The Prince George’s County Council, during session on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, unanimously adopted Council Resolution 94-2021, legislation recognizing Hispanic Heritage ...

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Council News
Posted on: September 20, 2021

COUNCIL SEEKS COMMUNITY INPUT ON PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY REDISTRICTING COMMISSION PLAN AND REPORT

Virtual Public Hearing – Tuesday, September 28th

The Prince George’s County Council will conduct a virtual public hearing on the Prince George’s County Redistricting Commission Plan and Report Tuesday, September 28, 2021, at 5...

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Council News
Posted on: September 20, 2021

STATEMENT - DISTRICT 6 COUNCIL MEMBER DERRICK L. DAVIS UPDATES STATUS OF PROPOSED ZONING LEGISLATION

I am proud of my record as a public servant and remain committed to serving the best interests of my constituents and our communities in Prince George’s County.  

As an elected official, I believe public debate is important, and none of ...

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Council News
Posted on: September 10, 2021

COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS ADDRESSES 20TH ANNIVERSARY OF 9-11 ATTACKS

On this solemn 20th anniversary of the horrific 9/11 terrorist attacks on our nation, the Prince George’s County Council joins with fellow citizens to remember with heartfelt compassion, the nearly 3,000 lives sacrificed in New York City, at the...

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Council News
Posted on: September 2, 2021

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

COUNCIL ANNOUNCES SIXTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE GRANT FUNDING FOR LOCAL NONPROFITS - PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE SEPTEMBER 15TH 

$500,000 Grant Program Seeks Community Solutions for Ending Domestic Violence in Prince George’s C...

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Council News
Posted on: July 22, 2021

REVISION***CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, ADDRESSES REGIONAL DECISION TO ADVANCE MANAGED LANES PROJECT

Environmental and Economic Concerns Remain

The Transportation Planning Board (TPB), during its meeting on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, approved by resolution, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration’s I-495 and I-270 M...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: June 24, 2021

COUNCIL CHAIR’S CABLE SHOW “THE PEOPLE’S MOVEMENT” NOW AIRING ON CTV

Premiere Episode Focuses on Mental Health Awareness in Prince George’s County

 The People’s Movement,” a 15-minute community television program produced by the Prince George’s County Council and hos...

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Council News
Posted on: June 22, 2021

COUNCIL URGES COMPLETION OF CAPITAL TRAILS NETWORK WITH ADOPTION OF CR-62-2021

Regional Trails Network to include 242 Miles of Multi-Use Hiking and Biking Trails in Prince George’s County 

The Prince George’s County Council, during session on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, unanimously adopted Council Resolution ...

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Council News
Posted on: June 3, 2021

COUNCIL EXPANDS HEALTHY FOOD OPTIONS TO INCLUDE MOBILE GROCERY TRUCKS

Unanimous Council Approval of CB-28-2021 Targets County’s Healthy Food Priority Areas 

The Prince George’s County Council, during session on Wednesday, June 2, unanimously supported CB-28-2021, amending the definition of Mobile...

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Council News
Posted on: May 27, 2021

CHAIR HAWKINS OFFERS COUNCIL CONDOLENCES UPON THE PASSING OF NATIONAL HARBOR DEVELOPER MILT PETERSON

CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, OFFERS COUNCIL CONDOLENCES UPON THE PASSING OF NATIONAL HARBOR DEVELOPER MILT PETERSON

The Prince George’s County Council is saddened to learn of the passing of visionary National Harbor developer, Milt Peterson, foun...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: May 27, 2021

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS $4.6 BILLION FY 2022 COUNTY BUDGET

Unanimous Council Support for “The People’s Budget” 

The Prince George’s County Council, convening virtually on Thursday, May 27, 2021, unanimously adopted  a balanced $4.6 billion Operating Budget ...

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Council News
Posted on: May 21, 2021

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

Regional Task Force Announces Formation of DMV Regional Congress During Final Meeting

Prince George’s County Council Member Todd M. Turner (District 4), along with regional leaders from Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., have concluded the...

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Council News
Posted on: May 19, 2021

COUNCIL ENACTS LEGISLATION ESTABLISHING RE-ENTRY EMPLOYMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM IN PRINCE...

COUNCIL ENACTS LEGISLATION ESTABLISHING RE-ENTRY EMPLOYMENT INCENTIVE PROGRAM IN PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY 

Program Encourages Employers to Provide “Second Chance” for Residents Returning from Incarceration

The Prince Geo...

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Council News
Posted on: May 18, 2021

COUNCIL SAYS “NO” TO BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON SUPERCONDUCTING MAGLEV PROJECT

Council Approves Joint Letter and Adopts Legislation Opposing “Unnecessary and Flawed” SCMAGLEV 

The Prince George’s County Council, during a virtual session on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, unanimously voted to authorize th...

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Council News
Posted on: May 13, 2021

PRINCE GEORGE’S AND MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCILS ADOPT FY 2022 BI-COUNTY BUDGETS

Prince George’s and Montgomery County lawmakers, convening virtually for the annual Bi-County Budget meeting on Thursday, May 13, 2021, unanimously adopted the FY 22 budgets for WSSC Water; and the bi-county portion of the new spending plans for...

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Council News
Posted on: May 7, 2021

COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS RESOLUTION SUPPORTING MEDICARE FOR ALL

CR-27-2021 Expresses Support for Expansion of ACA and Medicare for All Act of 2021 

The Prince George’s County Council, during session on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, unanimously adopted CR-027-2021, supporting Universal Health Care for All, in...

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Council News
Posted on: May 7, 2021

DISTRICT 3 COUNCIL MEMBER DANNIELLE GLAROS LOOKS FORWARD TO NEXT STEPS AS REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY...

DISTRICT 3 COUNCIL MEMBER DANNIELLE GLAROS LOOKS FORWARD TO NEXT STEPS AS REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES  DEVELOPER FOR FORMER MARYLAND- NATIONAL CAPITAL PARK POLICE SITE

The Redevelopment Authority of Prince George’s County Selects A...

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Council News
Posted on: April 23, 2021

STATEMENT – COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, EXTENDS BIRTHDAY WISHES TO PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY

The County Council, on behalf of the residents we are privileged to serve, celebrates the 325th birthday of our great Prince George’s County today, April 23rd!  

Much has changed since our founding on this date in 1696, when we were sepa...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: April 20, 2021

COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN HAWKINS ISSUES COUNCIL STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO VERDICT IN GEORGE FLOYD...

COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II ISSUES COUNCIL STATEMENT IN RESPONSE TO VERDICT IN GEORGE FLOYD MURDER CASE

The Prince George’s County Council continues to keep the family of George Floyd in its thoughts and prayers.  

While today&...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: March 30, 2021

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL ADDRESSES COUNTY’S AFFORDABLE HOUSING CONCERNS WITH UNANIMOUS...

 

 

 

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL ADDRESSES COUNTY’S AFFORDABLE HOUSING CONCERNS WITH UNANIMOUS APPROVAL OF DEDICATED FUNDING FOR HOUSING INVESTMENT TRUST FUND

Passage of CB-4-2021 Represents Key Investment in Affordable Housing ...

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Council News
Posted on: April 25, 2016

COUNCIL MEMBER DANNIELLE GLAROS HOSTS DISTRICT 3 TOWN HALL MEETING AND RESOURCE FAIR

?District 3 Residents Urged to Participate for Valuable Information on County Resources and Education Budget Updates
Prince George’s County Council Member Dannielle Glaros (D) – District 3, will host a District 3 Town Hall Meeting and Resource Fair on We...Read on...

District 3
Posted on: April 25, 2016

COUNCIL MEMBER GLAROS FEATURED GUEST AT THIRSTY FOR BUSINESS THURSDAY WOMEN IN BUSINESS

Celebrating Women’s History Month and New Business in District 3 - SoBe Restaurant & Lounge

Prince George’s County Council Member Dannielle Glaros (D) – District 3 will be a featured guest at the “Thirsty (for Business) Thursday – Celebration of W...Read on...

District 3
Posted on: April 25, 2016

Vice Chair Glaros Celebrates Progress in Prince George's County During FlexEL Grand Opening

Research, Development and Manufacturing Facility Opens in College Park

Prince George’s County Council Vice Chair Dannielle Glaros (D) – District 3, joined County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, University of Maryland President Wallace Loh, Maryland S...Read on...

District 3