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Posted on: January 14, 2022


The Prince George’s County Council and the Council’s Committee of the Whole (COW) will convene virtual sessions on Tuesday, January 18th.

Council Session, scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m., will include a federal briefing update on issues impacting Prince George’s County, presented by  The Honorable Chris Van Hollen, U.S. Senator for Maryland.  The 2021-2022 Prince George’s County Compensation Review Board will present its Final Report and Recommendations to the Council for review.  Tuesday’s agenda also includes Council consideration of CR-001-2022, a Resolution continuing Prince George’s County’s Declaration of Emergency, due to ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic.  

The COW agenda, scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m., will include a Health Officers Update from George L. Askew, MD, Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Health, Human Services & Education; Dr. Ernest L. Carter, Health Officer; Ololade Olakanmi, Deputy Health Officer, Chief of Operations; and Anea Jordan, Executive Assistant to the Health Officer. The COW will also discuss CR-001-2022, proposed legislation addressing the County’s 16th Continued Declaration of Emergency.

On Tuesday at 5:00 p.m., the Prince George’s County Council, sitting as the District Council, and the Prince George’s County Planning Board of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission will convene for a Joint Public Hearing on the Edward and Maggie Smith Proposed Historic Site Designation, and the Preliminary Adelphi Road UMGC-UMD Purple Line Station Area Sector Plan and Proposed Sectional Map Amendment.

Council sessions and COW meetings are available for Live and On-Demand viewing HERE. To review meeting agendas, click HERE




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