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Posted on: October 17, 2019

COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER ISSUES STATEMENT ON PASSING OF THE HONORABLE ELIJAH CUMMINGS

The Prince George’s County Council is deeply saddened by the news that U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings has passed away.

His wife, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings and their entire family are foremost in our thoughts and prayers, as they embrace this pe...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: September 11, 2019

STATEMENT - COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER AND COUNTY COUNCIL COMMEMORATE 18TH ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11

September 11, 2001 is forever marked in history as a time of heartfelt pain and tragedy for America.

Nearly 3,000 Americans perished in terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and outside Shanksville,...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: May 8, 2019

STATEMENT – COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER SAYS COUNCIL CELEBRATES COUNTY’S TOP CREDIT RATING

The Prince George’s County
Council joins County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks in celebration of theexciting news that all three of the Wall Street financial rating agencies –
Moody’s, Fitch and Standard and Poor&rsqu...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: April 8, 2019

CHAIR TURNER OFFERS COUNCIL CONDOLENCES UPON PASSING OF MARYLAND HOUSE SPEAKER MICHAEL E. BUSCH

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The Prince George’s County Council extends its sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of the Honorable Michael E. Busch, Maryland’s Speaker of the House of Delegates, upon his unexpected passing.

This is a sad time in our state of Maryla...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: March 19, 2019

STATEMENT - COUNCIL CHAIR TURNER RESPONDS TO MASSACRE AT MOSQUES IN NEW ZEALAND

The Prince George’s County Council joins with global voices condemning the massacre that took the lives of 50 Muslim worshippers, and injured 50 others during Friday Prayer at Al Noor Mosque and the Linwood Islamic Centre in Christchurch, New Zealand.

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: March 14, 2019

STATEMENT - COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER ON PROPOSED FY 2020 BUDGET

Council Begins Budget Review Process Following Receipt of County Executive’s Proposed Spending Plan

Today, the Prince George’s County Council received an overview of the Fiscal Year 2020 Operating and Capital Budget proposals from County Executive...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 13, 2019

COUNCIL MEMBER GLAROS ANNOUNCES REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TO DEVELOP FORMER PARK POLICE SITE

 

DISTRICT 3 COUNCIL MEMBER GLAROS ANNOUNCES REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TO 

DEVELOP FORMER MARYLAND NATIONAL CAPITAL PARK POLICE SITE 

Pre-submittal conference - Friday, November 15 

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HERE Council News
Posted on: November 12, 2019

COUNCIL APPROVES LEGISLATION REDUCING AND ELIMINATING FOOD TRUCK LICENSING FEES

CB-37-2019 Aims to Increase Food Truck Operations

The Prince George’s County Council, during session on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, adopted Council Bill 37-2019, legislation reducing and eliminating certain food truck licensing fees.

CB-37-2019 is one of sev...

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Council News
Posted on: November 6, 2019

COUNCIL ANNOUNCES FY 2020 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE GRANT RECIPIENTS

Grant Program Seeks Community Solutions for Ending Domestic Violence in the County

The Prince George’s County Council, in an initiative combatting domestic violence and related abuse in the County, has announced recipients of the Council&rsqu...

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Council News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

COUNCIL WELCOMES MDOT OFFICIALS FOR ANNUAL STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION INVESTMENT TOUR

The Prince George’s County Council will welcome Maryland Department of Transportation representatives to the County on Friday, November 1, 2019, for the annual statewide Consolidated Transportation Program (CTP) Tour. The public meeting is sched...

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Council News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

COUNCIL MEMBER GLAROS HOSTS 10TH SEMI-ANNUAL NONPROFIT NETWORKING BREAKFAST EVENT

District 3 Networking Events Focus on Increased Collaboration and Improved Services for District 3 Nonprofits

Prince George’s County Council Member Dannielle Glaros (D) – District 3, will host her 10th Semi-Annual Nonprofit Networking B...

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Council News
Posted on: October 28, 2019

COUNCIL MEMBER MONIQUE ANDERSON-WALKER HOSTS CAREGIVERS AND GRANDPARENTS APPRECIATION BRUNCH

Prince George’s County Council Member Monique Anderson-Walker (D) – District 8, will host a Caregivers and Grandparents Appreciation Brunch on Friday, November 1, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Oxon Hill Manor, 6901 Oxon Hil...

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Council News
Posted on: October 24, 2019

COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER HOSTS DISTRICT FOUR VETERANS BREAKFAST AND LISTENING SESSION

U.S. Congressman Anthony Brown Featured Guest 

 

Prince George’s County Council Chair Todd M. Turner (D) – District 4, will host a Veterans Breakfast and Listening Session for District 4 Veterans on Saturday, November 2...

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Council News
Posted on: October 24, 2019

COUNCIL MEMBER DENI TAVERAS WELCOMES SAVOR AT STUDIO 3807 TO DISTRICT 2

Prince George’s County’s First Food Hall Comes to Brentwood 

 

Prince George’s County Council Member Deni Taveras (D) – District 2, officially welcomes Prince George’s County’s newest eatery attraction, Savor at Studio 3807, to the Gateway...

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Council News
Posted on: October 16, 2019

CHAIR TURNER ENCOURAGES RESIDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN HISTORIC GLENN DALE HOSPITAL SITE PUBLIC MEETING

Community Listening Session on the Adaptive Reuse of the Site – October 17 

Prince George’s County Council Chair Todd M. Turner (D) – District 4, Council Member Dannielle Glaros (D) – District 3, and Council...

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Council News
Posted on: October 11, 2019

COUNTY COUNCIL TO RECOGNIZE SECOND MONDAY IN OCTOBER AS "NATIVE AMERICAN DAY" BEGINNING 2020

Council Legislation Renames Columbus Day to Native American Day in Prince George’s County

The Prince George’s County Council, recognizing the history, culture, and accomplishments of Native Americans in Prince George’s County ...

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Council News
Posted on: September 30, 2019

DISTRICT 8 COUNCIL MEMBER MONIQUE ANDERSON-WALKER PARTNERS TO PREVENT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

DISTRICT 8 COUNCIL MEMBER MONIQUE ANDERSON-WALKER PARTNERS TO PREVENT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Prince George’s County Council Member Monique Anderson-Walker (D) - District 8, partnered with Progressive Life Center, Inc. and Community Advocates for Famil...

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Council News
Posted on: September 16, 2019

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL CONVENES RETREAT

The Prince George’s County Council today convened a Council Retreat focusing on economic development program tools, incentives and strategies, at Newton White Mansion in Mitchellville, Maryland.

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Council News
Posted on: July 24, 2019

HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL WORK GROUP CONVENES MONDAY, JULY 29

 

Work Group 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 its first meeting on Monday, July 29, 2019,...

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HERE Council News
Posted on: July 23, 2019

COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS LEGISLATION MOVING COUNTYWIDE SECTIONAL MAP AMENDMENT PROCESS FORWARD

Legislation Makes Way for the County’s New Zoning Ordinance Approved in 2018 to Move Forward

The Prince George’s County Council, during the final session before summer recess, voted unanimously on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, to approve a Co...

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Council News
Posted on: May 29, 2019

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS $3.6 BILLION FY 20 BUDGET

The Prince George’s County Council adopted a $3.6 billion balanced County General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2020 on Wednesday, May 29. The FY 2020 County Budget becomes effective with the new Fiscal Year which begins July 1, 2019.

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Council News
Posted on: May 28, 2019

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COUNCIL TO ADOPT FY '20 COUNTY BUDGET

Council Session and Budget Adoption Scheduled for May 29 – 1:00 p.m. 

The Prince George’s County Council, as the County’s fiscal authority, will convene session on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. to adopt a bala...

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Council News
Posted on: May 9, 2019

PRINCE GEORGE'S AND MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCILS ADOPT FY 2020 BI-COUNTY BUDGETS

Prince George’s and Montgomery County lawmakers, convening their annual Bi-County Budget meeting on Thursday, May 9, 2019, unanimously adopted the FY 20 budgets for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC); the bi-county portion of the...

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Council News
Posted on: May 3, 2019

COUNCIL MEMBER DENI TAVERAS AND THE GATEWAY ARTS DISTRICT CELEBRATE "GATEWAY OPEN STUDIOS"

Residents Encouraged to Participate in Region’s Largest One-Day Visual Arts Festival 

Free Event Features Self-Guided Walking Tours of District 2 Studios and Galleries; Over 180 Artists, 100 Studios and 43 Venues Participating

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Council News
Posted on: May 2, 2019

COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER HOSTS COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP ON GOVERNOR BRIDGE ROAD

Adopt-A-Road Program to Participate with County’s “Growing Green with Pride” Event 

Prince George’s County Council Chair Todd M. Turner (D) – District 4, joins with Toyota of Bowie, and the Longlea...

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Council News
Posted on: May 1, 2019

COUNCIL MEMBER GLAROS PROMOTES COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS OPPORTUNITIES FOR PARKDALE STUDENTS

District 3 Council Member Dannielle Glaros Promotes College & Career Readiness Opportunities for Parkdale High School Students

Updated College and Career Center Unveiled; College Acceptances Announced; “Job & College Expo: What’...

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Council News
Posted on: April 30, 2019

COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER REAPPOINTED TO WASHINGTON SUBURBAN TRANSIT COMMISSION

WSTC Appointment
Receives Unanimous Council Support

 

The Prince George’s County Council unanimouslyconfirmed the reappointment of Prince George’s County Council Chair Todd M.
Turner (D) – District 4, to the Washin...

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Council News
Posted on: April 26, 2019

DISTRICT 9 COUNCIL MEMBER SYDNEY HARRISON VOLUNTEERS IN COUNTY'S CHRISTMAS IN APRIL INITIATIVE

Prince George’s County Council Member Sydney J. Harrison, (D) – District 9, will join County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks, County employees, and over 3,000 community volunteers on Saturday, April 27, 2019, to help elderly, disabled, and low-income homeo...

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Council News
Posted on: April 3, 2019

COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS LEGISLATION ESTABLISHING HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL WORKGROUP

Workgroup to Implement “Housing Opportunity for All” Report Findings and Assist in Creating a Countywide Housing Policy 

The Prince George’s County Council, during session on Tuesday, April 2, unanimously adopted CR-1...

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Council News
Posted on: April 3, 2019

COUNCIL ANNOUNCES ONLINE AVAILABILITY OF NEW ZONING LAWS

April 9th Informational Meeting to Detail Key Changes to Zoning in Prince George’s County

The Prince George’s County Council has announced that the County’s new Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations, adopted by the Coun...

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Council News
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Council Committee on Planning, Housing and Economic Development Convenes April 4

 

The Prince George’s County Council Committee on Planning, Housing and Economic Development will convene on Thursday, April 4, 10:00 a.m. in the County Administration Building, 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, Second Floor, Room 2027, i...

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Council News
Posted on: April 1, 2019

VICE-CHAIR RODNEY STREETER JOINS COUNTY EXECUTIVE ANGELA ALSOBROOKS TO WELCOME NEW GROCERY STORE

Opening of Good Food Grocery in District Seven to Provide Healthy Food Options in Designated Food Desert Area 

 Prince George’s County Council Vice-Chair Rodney C. Streeter, (D) - District 7, joined County Executive Angela D. Al...

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Council News
Posted on: March 26, 2019

Council Member Monique Anderson-Walker Launches #DrivingItHome - A Safe Driving Initiative

Encouraging Public Safety on County Roads and Highways

Prince George’s County Council Member Monique Anderson-Walker (D) – District 8 officially launched #DrivingItHome, an initiative to raise awareness about driving safety in District ...

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Council News
Posted on: March 21, 2019

**UPDATE - NEW LOCATION*** #DRIVINGITHOME PRESS CONFERENCE

 

**UPDATE - NEW LOCATION ** DISTRICT 8 COUNCIL MEMBER MONIQUE ANDERSON-WALKER HOLDS PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE LAUNCH OF #DRIVINGITHOME – A SAFE DRIVING PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE

Council Member Monique Anderson-Walker, joined by At-Large Council Me...

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Council News
Posted on: March 20, 2019

DISTRICT 8 COUNCIL MEMBER ANDERSON-WALKER HOLDS PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE #DRIVINGITHOME LAUNCH

DISTRICT 8 COUNCIL MEMBER MONIQUE ANDERSON-WALKER HOLDS PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE LAUNCH OF #DRIVINGITHOME – A SAFE DRIVING PARTNERSHIP INITIATIVE

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

Council Member Monique Anderson-Walker, joined by At-Large Council Member Ca...

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Council News
Posted on: March 15, 2019

County Council Formally Welcomes Amazon HQ2 to the Region

Council Letter to Amazon
Says County is Ready for Partnership Opportunities

The Prince George’s County Council, during session on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, unanimously voted to authorize a letter welcoming Amazon HQ2 to the Washington Metropolita...

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Council News

News Flash

Posted on: November 14, 2019

Conversations with Calvin: Kirwan Commission Edition

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Council Member At-Large Calvin S. Hawkins, II is hosting "Conversations with Calvin" on three(3) upcoming dates in December!  Join Council Member Hawkinsin this County-wide community conversation series regarding Kirwan Commission fundi...

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Council Spotlight
Posted on: November 13, 2019

'Tis the Season District 6 Holiday Gala

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Council Member Derrick Leon Davis presents 'Tis the Season District 6 Holiday Gala on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 1:00 PM.

Hosted by Radio Host Jacquie Gales Webb of WHUR 96.3.  

Camelot by Martin's13901 Central AvenueUpper Marlboro, MD 20774

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Council Spotlight
Posted on: November 13, 2019

5th Annual Senior Fall Fling

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Join County Council Member Deni Taveras for the 5th Annual Senior Fall Fling on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM.Honoring Seniors of the District 2 Community!

Lunch will be provided.

North Brentwood Community Center4012 Webster StreetNor...

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Council Spotlight
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Westphalia Forward Community Update

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Council Member Derrick Leon Davis presents Westphalia Forward Community Update on Saturday, November 16, 2019.

Doors open at 10:00 AM and the event begins at 10:30 AM.

Guest Presenters include: Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission and The ...

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Council Spotlight
Posted on: November 13, 2019

5th Annual Resource Fair and Senior Luncheon

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Join Council Member Dannielle Glaros for the 5th Annual Resource Fair and Senior Luncheon on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM.  

All are welcome to screenings and Resource Fair!

9800 Good Luck RoadLanham, Maryland 20706

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Council Spotlight
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Turkey Giveaway

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Join At-Large Council Member Calvin S. Hawkins, II in partnership with WPGC 95.5 FM, Iverson Mall, Gian Food and PURE Media for a Turkey Giveaway and Food Drive on November 23, 2019 from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Iverson Mall3737 Branch AvenueHillcrest Heights, M...

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Council Spotlight
Posted on: November 13, 2019

1st Annual Winter Fest

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Council Member Jolene Ivey presents the 1st Annual Winter Fest on Monday, December 2, 2019 from 11:00 AM  to 1:30 PM.

Line Dancing, Food and Games!

First Baptist Church of Highland park6801 Sheriff RoadLandover, MD 20785

To RSVP, Call (301) 952-3864...

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Council Spotlight
Posted on: November 13, 2019

District 7 Holiday Party

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Join Council Vice Chair Rodney C. Streeter for the District 7 Holiday Party on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

CREATIVE SUITLAND4719 Silver Hill RoadSuitland, MD 20746

Contact the District 7 Office to RSVP at (301) 952-3690 or by email...

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Council Spotlight
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Educational Equity Task Force Meetings

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Join Council Member Deni Taveras for the Educational Equity Task Force Meetings in the Northern Gateway. 

April 4, 2019 - Langley Park Community

June 6, 2019 - Rollingcrest Community

October 3, 2019 - Langley Park Community

December 5. 2019 - Rolling...

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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
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...

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