Council News

Posted on: March 7, 2018



The Prince George’s County Council Committee on Public Safety and Fiscal Management (PSFM) will convene on Thursday, March 8, at 1:30 p.m. in the County Administration Building, Council Committee Room 2027, 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.

March 8th PSFM Committee meeting agenda items include the proposed legislation and discussion:


CB-006-2018 AN ACT CONCERNING SCHOOL FACILITIES SURCHARGE for the purpose of amending, without substantive change, the policy and strategies of certain County Regional Transit Districts and Local Centers to provide financial assistance and other tools to promote the development of higher-density housing in transit-oriented and mixed-use communities, consistent with current County

Policies and Strategies approved in the 2014 General Plan for the County, Plan Prince George’s 2035, to meet qualifying statutory criteria for an exemption from payment of the School Facilities Surcharge enacted by the Maryland General Assembly for certain multifamily dwelling units, or apartments created through the conversion of vacant office buildings.




CB-004-2018 (Discussion Item) AN ACT CONCERNING PUBLIC CAMPAIGN FINANCING for the purpose of establishing a Fair Election Fund to provide public campaign financing for a candidate for a County elective office; regulating certain campaign finance activity of a candidate for County elective office who voluntarily accepts public campaign financing; authorizing the Maryland State Board of Elections to administer and enforce the public campaign financing system; and providing for penalties for violations of the public campaign financing system.



County Council Public Safety and Fiscal Management Committee Meeting


Public Safety and Fiscal Management Committee Members


Thursday, March 8, 2018, 1:30 p.m.


County Administration Building

Council Committee Meeting Room 2027

14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive

Upper Marlboro, MD 20772


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

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