Council News

Posted on: February 13, 2018

COUNCIL TO HOLD TOWN HALL MEETING ON THE COUNTY BUDGET PROCESS

   


County Budget Director and Council Auditor to Review Process for Developing Annual Budget

The Prince George’s County Council will hold a Town Hall Meeting on the County Budget Process from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, in the County Administration Building, Council Hearing Room, First Floor, 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

The County Council Town Hall Meeting on the Fiscal Year 2019 County Budget Process will feature presentations on the budget outlook for FY19 and the Council’s budget review process by County Auditor David Van Dyke; Deputy County Auditor Turkessa Green; Office of Management and Budget Director Stanley Earley and Deputy Director Amber Hendricks. Important calendar dates for meetings and public hearings will be provided and participants will have an opportunity to address the Council.

The County budget process is currently underway and in accordance with County Charter, the County Executive will submit his proposed FY 2019 spending plan to the Council by March 15. The Council will then begin its review process in a series of committee work sessions and public hearings. The Council must adopt a new and balanced spending plan on or before June 1.

Council Chair Dannielle Glaros (D) – District 3, encourages County residents to participate in the Town Hall Meeting.

“The County Council is committed to an open, inclusive, and participatory budget process. The Council’s theme this Legislative Year is ‘Together Strengthening Our Community’ because only by working together can we thrive as a County. We are hosting this Town Hall Meeting in an ongoing effort to ensure our residents understand the day-to-day operations of the County Council and know how to engage with their government as we move forward in the budget process.”

This event is free and open to the public. To watch live, please visit: http://pgccouncil.us beginning February 20 at 7:00 p.m.

 

WHO:

Prince George’s County Council

County Auditor, David H. Van Dyke

Deputy County Auditor, Turkessa Green

Office of Management and Budget Director, Stanley Earley

Office of Management and Budget Deputy Director, Amber Hendricks

County Residents

WHAT:

County Council FY 2019 Budget Town Hall Meeting

WHEN:

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

WHERE:

County Administration Building

Council Hearing Room – First Floor

14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive

Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772

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All legislative powers of Prince George’s County are vested in the County Council. The County Council sits as the District Council on zoning and land use policy, and as the Board of Health to govern and guide health policy. The County Council meets as a legislative body on Tuesdays in the Council Hearing Room on the first floor of the County Administration Building in Upper Marlboro. For more information on the Prince George’s County Council, please visit http://pgccouncil.us

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