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Posted on: June 7, 2019

COUNTY COUNCIL TO HOLD I-495 AND I-270 MANAGED LANES STUDY BRIEFING

Dialogue on Governor’s Proposed Plan and Its Impact on Prince George’s County

 

The Prince George’s County Council will hold a briefing to discuss the I-495 and I-270 Managed Lanes Study on Monday, June 10 at 12:00 Noo...

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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
Posted on: January 24, 2019

COUNCIL ANNOUNCES EXPANSION OF SPECIAL PARTNERSHIP GRANT WITH VENTURE PHILANTHROPY PARTNERS

Strategic Initiative Enhances Capacity of Youth-Serving Nonprofits in the County

The Prince George’s County Council and Venture Philanthropy Partners (VPP) announced the expansion of its Ready for Work Nonprofit Capacity Building Initiative to str...

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Council News
Posted on: January 22, 2019

COUNTY COUNCIL HOSTS VISIT FROM U.S. SENATOR CHRIS VAN HOLLEN

The Prince George’s County Council welcomed
United States Senator Chris Van Hollen (D - MD), to the County AdministrationBuilding in Upper Marlboro on Tuesday, January 22, 2019, for an informal “Meet
and Greet” luncheon.&...

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Council News
Posted on: January 22, 2019

Council Chair Turner Announces New Board of Health Consultant

Prince George’s County
Council Chair Todd M. Turner (D) – District 4, today announced the appointmentof Terrence M. Fullum, MD, MBA, to serve as the Council’s new Board of Health
Consultant and Liaison.  

Dr. Full...

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Council News
Posted on: January 11, 2019

COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER ISSUES STATEMENT ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

The decision to close the Federal Government hurts our working families and communities, continues to place our residents in jeopardy, and threatens the health of our local economy. Real people, with real needs, and real families are suffering in this cri...

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Council News
Posted on: January 8, 2019

COUNCIL CONVENES FINAL DAY OF ANNUAL RETREAT

Final Day Focuses on Health Care, Countywide Map Amendment and Teambuilding

 

The Prince George’s County Council convened the final day of its Annual Retreat today, January 8, with discussions on the Council’s role as the Board ...

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Council News
Posted on: January 7, 2019

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL CONVENES 2019 ANNUAL RETREAT

Agenda Includes County Budget, Grants Update and Council Priorities

The Prince George’s County Council convened its 2019 Annual Retreat “Service. Community. Progress,” today, January 7. The two-day annual meeting is being held...

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Council News
Posted on: January 4, 2019

COUNCIL CHAIR TURNER ANNOUNCES COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS FOR LEGISLATIVE YEAR 2019

Prince George’s County Council Chair Todd M. Turner (D) – District 4, has announced Legislative Year 2019 Council committee assignments. The Council voted last July to amend its Rules of Procedure, allowing for a restructuring of Counc...

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Council News
Posted on: January 4, 2019

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL 2019 ANNUAL RETREAT

Council to Focus on Legislative Priorities and Goals for 2019

The Prince George’s County Council will hold its 2019 Annual Retreat on Monday, January 7th and Tuesday, January 8th, at The Hotel at the University of Maryland, 7777 Baltimore Avenue ...

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