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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Committee of the Whole Convenes Virtually July 15 To Review Legislation

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW), aided by technology, will convene virtually, on Wednesday, July 15 at 11:00 a.m. to review proposed legislation.

July 15th COW committee meeting agenda items include a discussion of ...

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Council News
Posted on: July 14, 2020

COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER TO HOST DISTRICT 4 SENIORS “GRAB- AND-GO” MEAL EVENTS

Supporting Seniors in Bowie and Greenbelt Communities

Prince George’s County Council Chair Todd M. Turner (D) – District 4, in partnership with the Prince George’s County Department of Family Services and the cities of Bowie a...

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Council News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

COUNTY COUNCIL TO CONVENE JULY 14th FOR SCHEDULED VIRTUAL SESSION; COW TO REVIEW LEGISLATION

The Prince George’s County Council, supported by technology, will convene a virtual Council session on Tuesday, July 14th at 11:00 a.m. The Council’s Committee of the Whole (COW) will meet following Council session at 12 noon to review...

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Council News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

COUNCIL APPROVES JOINT LETTER TO GOVERNOR HOGAN ADDRESSING 2020 GENERAL ELECTION VOTING

Council Urges Governor to Continue Support for Vote by Mail and Increased In-Person Voting for General Election

The Prince George’s County Council, during a virtual session on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, voted to authorize Council Chair Todd M. Turner...

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Council News
Posted on: July 6, 2020

COUNCIL, COW AND BOARD OF HEALTH TO CONVENE JULY 7TH FOR SCHEDULED VIRTUAL BRIEFINGS AND SESSIONS

The Prince George’s County Council, the Council’s Committee of the Whole (COW) and the Council sitting as the Board of Health, will convene virtually on Tuesday, July 7th.

Council session is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. with the pre...

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Council News
Posted on: June 24, 2020

COUNCIL LETTER TO MARYLAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICIALS ADDRESS PURPLE LINE P3 PARTNERSHIP

Council Urges State to Ensure Project Moves Forward 

The Prince George’s County Council has unanimously supported a letter to Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) Secretary Gregory Slater, urging successful negotiations between t...

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Letter Council News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

COUNCIL MEMBER ANDERSON-WALKER HOSTS “STATE OF HUMANITY: EQUITY IN BLACK AMERICA SUMMIT” WEBINAR

Prince George’s County Council Member Monique Anderson-Walker (D – District 8), as part of her “MOVING FORWARD” webinar series, is hosting the “State of Humanity: Equity in Black America Summit”,...

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Event Flyer Council News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

COUNCIL TO CONVENE JUNE 23rd FOR SCHEDULED VIRTUAL SESSION; COW TO REVIEW LEGISLATION

The Prince George’s County Council, supported by technology, will convene a virtual Council session on Tuesday, June 23rd, at 10:00 a.m. The Council’s Committee of the Whole (COW) will also meet on June 23rd at 10:30 a.m. to r...

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Council News
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Committee of the Whole Convenes Virtually June 18th To Review Legislation

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW), aided by technology, will convene virtually, on Thursday, June 18, at 10:00 a.m. to review proposed legislation.

The COW committee meeting will be available for public viewing. Resi...

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Council News
Posted on: June 8, 2020

COUNTY COUNCIL TO CONVENE JUNE 9th FOR SCHEDULED VIRTUAL SESSION; COW TO REVIEW LEGISLATION

The Prince George’s County Council, supported by technology, will convene a virtual Council session on Tuesday, June 9th at 10:00 a.m. The Council’s Committee of the Whole (COW) will meet following Tuesday’s Council session o...

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Council News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

COUNCIL CHAIR TURNER AND COUNCIL MEMBER DAVIS ENCOURAGE RESIDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN...

COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER AND COUNCIL MEMBER DERRICK LEON DAVIS ENCOURAGE RESIDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN BOWIE-MITCHELLVILLE & VICINITY MASTER PLAN KICKOFF EVENT 

Virtual Kickoff Meeting Saturday, June 13th

Prince George’s County Cou...

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Council News
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Committee of the Whole Convenes Virtually June 4 To Review Legislation

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW), aided by the use of technology, will convene virtually, on Thursday, June 4, at 10:00 a.m. to review proposed legislation.

The COW meeting will be available for public viewing. Resi...

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Council News
Posted on: June 2, 2020

TODAY: COUNCIL TO CONVENE JUNE 2ND FOR SCHEDULED VIRTUAL SESSION; COW TO REVIEW LEGISLATION

The Prince George’s County Council, supported by technology, will convene a virtual Council session on Tuesday, June 2nd, at 10:00 a.m. The Council’s Committee of the Whole (COW) will meet following Tuesday’s Council session ...

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Council News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS FISCAL YEAR 21 COUNTY BUDGET

Council Adopts Balanced $3.7 Billion General Fund Budget; Total FY 21 County Budget $4.48 Billion

 

The Prince George’s County Council, convening virtually on Friday, May 29, 2020, unanimously adopted a $4.48 Billion total County balanced...

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Council News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COUNCIL TO ADOPT FY '21 COUNTY BUDGET

Budget Adoption Scheduled for May 29 – 11:00 a.m. 

The Prince George’s County Council, as the County’s fiscal authority, will convene virtually on Friday, May 29, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. to adopt a FY 2021 balanced spendi...

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Council News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

VICE-CHAIR AND AT-LARGE MEMBER CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, PARTNERS TO HOST FOOD DISTRIBUTION EVENT

Food Distribution Saturday, May 30 – 500 Boxes of Groceries Available 

Prince George’s County Council Vice-Chair and At-Large Member Calvin S. Hawkins, II, and Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks, in...

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Council News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER PARTICIPATES IN COVID-19 STRATEGIC RENEWAL TASK FORCE MEETING

Regional Task Force Charged with Addressing COVID-19 Economic Recovery and Renewal 

Prince George’s County Council Chair Todd M. Turner joined regional leaders from Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. , for the first COVID-19 Strate...

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Council News
Posted on: May 14, 2020

COUNCIL LETTER TO MDOT OFFICIALS ADDRESSES IMPACT OF MANAGED LANES P3 PROJECT ON WSSC WATER...

COUNCIL LETTER TO MDOT OFFICIALS ADDRESSES IMPACT OF MANAGED LANES P3 PROJECT ON WSSC WATER INFRASTRUCTURE AND RATEPAYERS 

Council Expresses Opposition to Water and Sewer Increases Resulting from Managed Lanes P3 Project

The Prince George&rsquo...

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Council News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

VICE-CHAIR HAWKINS AND COUNCIL MEMBER HARRISON HOST “WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?" VIRTUAL TOWN HALL

COUNCIL VICE-CHAIR AND AT-LARGE COUNCIL MEMBER CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, AND DISTRICT 9 COUNCIL MEMBER SYDNEY HARRISON HOST “WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?” VIRTUAL TOWN HALL EVENT

 Addressing the Social Determinants of Health

Prince Ge...

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Council News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Committee of the Whole Convenes May 14th for Virtual Budget Work Session

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW), with the use of technology, will convene on Thursday, May 14th at 10:00 a.m. for a virtual FY 21 Budget work session, continuing its review of proposed spending plans for County de...

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Council News
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Committee of the Whole Convenes May 13th for Virtual Budget Work Sessions

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW), with the use of technology, will convene on Wednesday, May 13, at 10:00 a.m. for virtual FY 21 Budget work sessions, continuing its review of proposed spending plans for County dep...

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Council News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

COUNCIL TO HOLD FINAL VIRTUAL FY21 BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING – MONDAY, MAY 11TH

Residents Encouraged to Participate; Use Council’s eComment Portal to Speak

The Prince George’s County Council, using technology, will convene virtually on Monday, May 11TH , at 5:00 p.m., for its final FY 21 Budget public hear...

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Council News
Posted on: May 7, 2020

PRINCE GEORGE’S AND MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCILS ADOPT FY 2021 BI-COUNTY BUDGETS

Prince George’s and Montgomery County lawmakers, convening virtually for the annual Bi-County Budget meeting on Thursday, May 7, 2020, unanimously adopted the FY 21 budgets for WSSC Water; the bi-county portion of the Maryland-National Capital P...

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Council News
Posted on: May 6, 2020

PRINCE GEORGE’S AND MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCILS CONVENE VIRTUALLY...

PRINCE GEORGE’S AND MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCILS CONVENE VIRTUALLY FOR ANNUAL JOINT BUDGET SESSION

Councils to Vote on FY 2021 Budget Proposals for WSSC, M-NCPPC, and WSTC

Prince George’s and Montgomery County lawmakers will conve...

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Council News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

COUNCIL TO CONVENE MAY 5TH FOR SCHEDULED VIRTUAL SESSION; COMMITTEEE OF THE WHOLE TO HOLD FY 21...

COUNTY COUNCIL TO CONVENE MAY 5TH FOR SCHEDULED VIRTUAL SESSION; COMMITTEEE OF THE WHOLE TO HOLD FY 21 BUDGET WORK SESSIONS 

Committee of the Whole to Review Legislation Addressing Hazard Pay for County Public Safety Officials During COVID-19 Cris...

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Council News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

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 continued expansion of its Ready for Work Nonprofit Capacity Buildi...

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Council News
Posted on: May 3, 2020

COUNTY COUNCIL TO HOLD VIRTUAL BUDGET PUBLIC HEARING - MAY 4

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
TO CONVENE FOR SCHEDULED BUDGET WORK SESSIONS; COUNTY COUNCIL TO HOLD VIRTUALBUDGET PUBLIC HEARING 

Scheduled Budget Work Sessions and Budget Public Hearing – May 4th 

Residents Encouraged to Use eCommen...

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Council News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Council Member Glaros Partners to Provide Food for Residents through Greater Riverdale Cares

District 3 Council Member Dannielle Glaros Partners to Provide Food for Thousands of Residents through Greater Riverdale Cares Initiative

Food Distribution Saturday, May 2 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church

Prince George’s County Council Memb...

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Council News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

AT-LARGE COUNCIL MEMBER HAWKINS, AND COUNCIL MEMBER HARRISON PARTNER TO PROVIDE FACE MASKS...

Prince George’s County Council Vice-Chair and At-Large Council Member Calvin S. Hawkins, II, and District 9 Council Member Sydney Harrison, in partnership with the education technology company, 2U, with global headquarters in Prince George&r...

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Council News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Committee of the Whole Convenes April 30th for Virtual Budget Work Sessions

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW), with the use of technology, will convene on Thursday, April 30, at 10:00 a.m. for virtual FY 21 Budget work sessions.

The COW meeting will be available for live and on-demand public...

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Council News
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Council Committee of the Whole Convenes Virtually April 29th for Budget Work Sessions

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW), aided by the use of technology, will convene virtually, Wednesday, April 29, at 10:00 a.m. for scheduled budget work sessions.

The COW meeting will be available for public viewing. ...

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Council News
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Committee of the Whole Holds Virtual Budget Work Sessions April 28th

The Prince George’s County Council Committee of the Whole (COW), aided by the use of technology, will convene virtually, on Tuesday, April 28, at 10:00 a.m. to review proposed legislation. COW is scheduled to conduct FY21 Budget work sessions be...

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Council News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

COUNCIL MEMBER HARRISON AND VICE-CHAIR CALVIN HAWKINS PARTNER TO PROVIDE FACE MASKS FOR...

COUNCIL MEMBER SYDNEY HARRISON AND VICE-CHAIR AND AT-LARGE COUNCIL MEMBER CALVIN HAWKINS PARTNER TO PROVIDE FACE MASKS FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS 

District 9 Council Member Sydney Harrison (D-District 9), and Vice-Chair and At-Large Council Member Cal...

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Council News
Posted on: April 20, 2020

COUNCIL ENACTS RESOLUTION ADDRESSING THE PUBLIC HEALTH THREAT OF IMMIGRATION DETENTION DURING ...

COUNCIL ENACTS RESOLUTION ADDRESSING THE PUBLIC HEALTH THREAT OF IMMIGRATION DETENTION DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

The Prince George’s County Council, during a virtual session on Monday, April 20, 2020, introduced Council Resolution - 012-2020, legi...

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Council News
Posted on: April 17, 2020

COUNTY COUNCIL TO CONVENE APRIL 20TH FOR SCHEDULED VIRTUAL SESSION AND BUDGET PUBLIC HEARINGS

Residents Encouraged to Utilize eComment Portal for Public Testimony

The Prince George’s County Council, aided by the use of technology, and in alignment with State of Emergencies by the State of Maryland and Prince George’s County, wil...

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Council News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL ENABLES PUBLIC COMMENT DURING VIRTUAL SESSIONS

New eComment Portal Heightens Public Engagement Options; First Use During April 20th Council Session

The Prince George’s County Council, meeting virtually until state of emergency declarations are lifted, has established an eComment portal to fac...

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Council News
Posted on: April 13, 2020

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL SITTING AS THE BOARD OF HEALTH TO CONVENE APRIL 14TH

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL SITTING AS THE BOARD OF HEALTH TO CONVENE APRIL 14TH FOR COVID-19 BRIEFING FROM CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION AND COUNTY HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

Congressman Steny Hoyer, Senator Ben Cardin, Senator Chris Van Hollen, and Con...

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Council News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

CHAIR TURNER ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING COUNCIL SUPPORT OF FUNDING FOR COVID-19 BUSINESS RELIEF FUND

COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER ISSUES STATEMENT REGARDING COUNCIL SUPPORT OF FUNDING FOR COUNTY’S COVID-19 BUSINESS RELIEF FUND

The Prince George’s County Council, during its virtual session on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, unanimously voted t...

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Business Relief Fund Letter Council News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

**UPDATE: COUNTY COUNCIL TO CONVENE VIRTUAL SESSION MARCH 31st

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL TO CONVENE VIRTUAL SESSION MARCH 31st; BOARD OF HEALTH TO CONVENE IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING SESSION

The Prince George’s County Council, aided by the use of technology, and in alignment with social distancing g...

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Council News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

COUNTYWIDE MAP AMENDMENT JOINT PUBLIC HEARING POSTPONED

CMA Joint Public Hearing Scheduled for March 23rd to be Rescheduled 

The State and County governments have declared public health emergencies, due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak. On March 17, 2020, the Prince George’s County Council ado...

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Council News
Posted on: January 8, 2020

COUNCIL MEMBER DERRICK LEON DAVIS ELECTED COG BOARD CHAIR

Davis to Chair Council of Governments Board of Directors in 2020

Prince George’s County Council Member Derrick Leon Davis (D) – District 6, was elected 2020 Chair by the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) during ...

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Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Council News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

COUNCIL CHAIR TURNER ANNOUNCES COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS AND APPOINTMENTS FOR LEGISLATIVE YEAR 2020

Prince George’s County Council Chair Todd M. Turner (D) – District 4, has announced Legislative Year 2020 Council committee assignments and appointments to County boards and commissions. The Council voted in July 2018 to amend its Rule...

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Council News