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Posted on: September 23, 2022

STATEMENT - PUBLIC HEARING ON BOWIE-MITCHELLVILLE SMA TO BE RESCHEDULED

The Prince George’s County Council has directed the County’s Planning Board and staff to proceed with rescheduling the Tuesday, September 27th Public Hearing on the Bowie-Mitchellville and Vicinity Sectional Map Amendment (Bowie SMA), ...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: September 20, 2022

STATEMENT - COUNCIL MOURNS PASSING OF FORMER STATE SENATOR AND COUNCIL CHAIR DAVID C. HARRINGTON

The profound loss of the Honorable David C. Harrington is deeply felt by this legislative body, the residents and communities we represent, as well as Council Administration and the Legislative Branch staff.    

Foremost in our thoughts a...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: August 30, 2022

STATEMENT – COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN HAWKINS ANNOUNCES PROCESS FOR COUNCIL APPOINTMENTS...

 

STATEMENT – COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN HAWKINS ANNOUNCES PROCESS FOR COUNCIL APPOINTMENTS TO POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD 

Public safety and building community trust in law enforcement are top priorities for the Prince George&rsqu...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: March 17, 2022

COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, EXPRESSES APPRECIATION FOR STRONG CAPITOL HILL SUPPORT FOR...

COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, EXPRESSES APPRECIATION FOR STRONG CAPITOL HILL SUPPORT FOR RELOCATION OF NEW FBI HEADQUARTERS TO PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY

Federal Delegation Announces Major Step Forward for New, Consolidated FBI Headquarters in...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: March 7, 2022

COUNCIL CHAIR HAWKINS, II RESPONDS TO MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS RULING IN REDISTRICTING CASE

STATEMENT – COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II RESPONDS TO MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS RULING IN REDISTRICTING CASE

While we will comply with the Maryland Court of Appeals decision, the Prince George’s County Council appealed the lower c...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: February 25, 2022

CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS RESPONDS TO APPOINTMENT OF DR. GEORGE L. ASKEW AS PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE..

STATEMENT – COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS RESPONDS TO APPOINTMENT OF DR. GEORGE L. ASKEW AS PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE MEYER FOUNDATION

The Prince George’s County Council congratulates George L. Askew, MD, on his recent appointment to s...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: February 22, 2022

STATEMENT- COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II AND DISTRICT 4 COUNCIL MEMBER TODD M. TURNER ...

STATEMENT- COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II AND DISTRICT 4 COUNCIL MEMBER TODD M. TURNER CONDEMN WEEKEND HATE INCIDENT IN CITY OF BOWIE

The weekend incident involving the distribution of anti-Semitic materials left in residential driveways in Bowie is s...

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News Flash

Posted on: September 27, 2022

COUNCIL WELCOMES MDOT OFFICIALS FOR ANNUAL STATEWIDE TOUR TO DISCUSS TRANSPORTATION PRIORITIES

Virtual Meeting Reviews State Transportation Investments in Prince George’s County 

The Prince George’s County Council will welcome Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) representatives for the annual statewide Consolida...

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Council News
Posted on: September 23, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL TO CONDUCT POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD CANDIDATE INFORMATIONAL MEETING/LISTENING...

COUNTY COUNCIL TO CONDUCT POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD CANDIDATE INFORMATIONAL MEETING/LISTENING SESSION TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH  

Hear from Candidates under Council Consideration to Serve on the Police Accountability Board 

 The P...

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Council News
Posted on: September 19, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL AND DISTRICT COUNCIL TO CONVENE VIRTUALLY TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH

COUNTY COUNCIL AND DISTRICT COUNCIL TO CONVENE VIRTUALLY TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH 

 

The Prince George’s County Council and the County Council, sitting as the District Council on land-use matters, will convene virtual sessions on ...

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Council News
Posted on: September 12, 2022

COUNCIL TO CONDUCT VIRTUAL PUBLIC HEARINGS AND ADDRESS LEGISLATION ELIGIBLE FOR FINAL ACTION...

COUNTY COUNCIL TO CONDUCT VIRTUAL PUBLIC HEARINGS AND ADDRESS LEGISLATION ELIGIBLE FOR FINAL ACTION DURING SCHEDULED SEPTEMBER 13TH SESSION

The Prince George’s County Council will convene a virtual session on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. ...

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Council News
Posted on: September 9, 2022

RESPONSIBLE LEGACY TASK FORCE BRIEFS COUNTY COUNCIL ON ITS FINAL REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS

The Prince George’s County Council received a briefing on the 2021-2022 Prince George’s County Responsible Legacy Task Force Final Report and Recommendations, during Council session on Tuesday, September 6, 2022. presented by task forc...

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Council News
Posted on: September 7, 2022

COUNCIL’S TRANSPORTATION, INFRASTRUCTURE, ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, AND GOVERNMENT...

COUNCIL’S TRANSPORTATION, INFRASTRUCTURE, ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS AND FISCAL POLICY COMMITTEE RECONVENE VIRTUAL SESSIONS SEPTEMBER 8TH  

 

The Prince George’s County Council’s Transportation, Infrastruct...

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Council News
Posted on: September 2, 2022

COUNCIL AND COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE RECONVENE HYBRID SESSIONS FOLLOWING AUGUST RECESS TUESDAY...

COUNTY COUNCIL AND COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE RECONVENE HYBRID SESSIONS FOLLOWING AUGUST RECESS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH 

Council to Receive Final Report and Recommendations from Responsible Legacy Task Force; Conducts Public Hearing for Removal of WSSC...

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Council News
Posted on: August 26, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL TO ADDRESS POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD APPOINTMENT PROCESS DURING VIRTUAL SPECIAL ...

 

COUNTY COUNCIL TO ADDRESS POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD APPOINTMENT PROCESS DURING VIRTUAL SPECIAL SESSION ON MONDAY, AUGUST 29TH

 

Residents Encouraged to Participate; Sign Up to Speak on EComment Portal

 

The Prince George&rsqu...

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Council News
Posted on: August 17, 2022

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL MEMBERS AMONG MARYLAND LEADERS ‘TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS’ AT MACo...

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL MEMBERS AMONG MARYLAND LEADERS ‘TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS’ AT MACo SUMMER CONFERENCE 2022

Maryland Association of Counties Summer Conference – August 17-20, 2022

Prince George’s ...

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Council News
Posted on: August 15, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE GRANT PROGRAM BEGINS APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications Accepted Through September 9th - 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...

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Council News
Posted on: July 14, 2022

COUNCIL CONVENES FOR FINAL HYBRID SESSION PRIOR TO AUGUST RECESS; HOLDS PUBLIC HEARINGS; ADOPTS...

COUNCIL CONVENES FOR FINAL HYBRID SESSION PRIOR TO AUGUST RECESS; HOLDS PUBLIC HEARINGS; ADOPTS CLIMATE ACTION PLAN, AND BOWIE MITCHELLVILLE & VICINITY SECTIONAL MAP AMENDMENT

 

The Prince George’s County Council convened a hybrid ses...

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Council News
Posted on: July 13, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS RESOLUTION CONCERNING BOWIE-MITCHELLVILLE & VICINITY SECTIONAL MAP AMENDMENT

Legislation Initiates Land Use Recommendations in the Bowie-Mitchellville Master Plan

The Prince George’s County Council, during session on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, unanimously adopted CR-089-2022, legislation initiating a new Sectional M...

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Council News
Posted on: July 6, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS LEGISLATION CONDEMNING SUPREME COURT DECISION TO OVERTURN ROE V. WADE

The Prince George’s County Council, during session on Tuesday, July 5, 2022, adopted CR-083-2022, condemning the recent Supreme Court ruling reversing Roe v. Wade and overturning women’s constitutional right to an abortion. &a...

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Council News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY ENACTS LEGISLATION ESTABLISHING A PROPERTY TAX CREDIT FOR THE ELDERLY

Legislation Reduces Property Taxes for Eligible Prince George’s County Seniors by 20%

The Prince George’s County Council, during session on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, unanimously enacted CB-29-2022, legislation proposed by District 8 Counc...

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Council News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

DISTRICT SIX COUNCIL MEMBER MEDLOCK SWORN INTO OFFICE

Council Appointee Johnathan Medlock Seated for First Council Session

Prince George’s County Council Member Johnathan M. Medlock (D-District 6) was sworn into office today, Monday, May 9, 2022, to fill the District 6 Council seat vacated by the in...

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Council News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

COUNCIL SESSION TO ADDRESS PROPOSED CORRESPONDENCE, EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS AND LEGISLATION...

COUNCIL SESSION TO ADDRESS PROPOSED CORRESPONDENCE, EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS AND LEGISLATION; COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE TO REVIEW LEGISLATION AND BOARD OF EDUCATION APPOINTMENT; BUDGET WORK SESSIONS CONTINUE

The Prince George’s County Council and the Committee ...

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Council News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

CHARTER REVIEW COMMISSION PRESENTS FINAL REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO COUNTY COUNCIL

The Prince George’s County Council has received the 2021-2022 Prince George’s County Charter Review Commission Final Report and Recommendations, publicly presented during Council session on Tuesday, May 3, 2022.  

The seven-mem...

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Council News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY’S NEW ZONING ORDINANCE AND SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS TAKE EFFECT TODAY, APRIL 1

New Modernized Zoning Ordinance Levels Playing Field and Expands Critical Economic Development Opportunities

Today, Prince George’s County’s new Zoning Ordinance takes effect, updating the County’s 50-year-old zoning ...

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Council News
Posted on: March 7, 2022

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL APPLAUDS SUPPLIER DIVERSITY MENTORSHIP AWARD RECIPIENTS

Prince George’s County Minority Business Enterprises Receive National Recognition

The Prince George’s County Council applauds Prince George’s County Minority Business Enterprises (MBE’s) Metro Laundry, Frequency Ente...

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Council News
Posted on: December 7, 2021

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTS 2022 LEADERSHIP TEAM

At-Large Council Member Calvin S. Hawkins, II, Elected for Second Consecutive Term as Chair; Council Member Sydney Harrison to Serve as Vice-Chair 

The Prince George’s County Council, convening virtually for its Gavel Exchange ceremony, ...

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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 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: 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

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Council Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Herritage Month 2022

Prince George's County Council is proud to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!  Each year, from September 15 to October 15, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with music, dance, and art exhibitions throughout the County.

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Additional Info... Council Spotlight
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Important Notice on County Council Sessions

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The County Council is currently experiencing technical difficulties with its in-house meeting production operations. This means, pursuant to Council Rule 4.7, that all Council sessions will be conducted virtually until further notice. &a...

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Additional Info... Council Spotlight
Posted on: July 21, 2022

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Want to learn more about the Council legislation? Visit the LZIS to see more information on Standing Committees, Task Force and Work groups, and Council meetings.

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Covid Testing

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Think you may have Covid-19 or Tested positive?  For more information go to health.mypgc.us/CoronaVirus .

 

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

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