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Posted on: June 21, 2022

STATEMENT – COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, CONDEMNS HATE INCIDENT AT COUNTY LIBRARIES

The Prince George’s County Council condemns last week’s shocking and disgusting hate speech incidents targeting the County’s LGBTQ+ community and defacing the Greenbelt and New Carrollton branches of the Prince George&rsq...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL CELEBRATES JUNETEENTH COUNTY HOLIDAY

The Prince George’s County Council, recognizing the history and contributions of African Americans in Prince George’s County and across the nation, will join residents in celebration of Juneteenth on Sunday, June 19, 2022.  Th...

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Council News
Posted on: June 16, 2022

DISTRICT 4 COUNCIL MEMBER TODD M. TURNER TO BE HONORED BY BELTWAY PLAZA MERCHANTS’ ASSOCIATION...

 DISTRICT 4 COUNCIL MEMBER TODD M.  TURNER TO BE HONORED BY BELTWAY PLAZA MERCHANTS’ ASSOCIATION DURING ‘WALL OF FAME’ INDUCTION CEREMONY 

Turner To Be Recognized for 20+ Years of Meritorious Service...

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Council News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, TO JOIN AMERICAN RED CROSS AND FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF...

COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, TO JOIN AMERICAN RED CROSS AND FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF HIGHLAND PARK FOR COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE

Event Highlights the Importance of Blood Donation

Prince George’s County Council Chair Calvin S. Hawkins, II, will ...

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Council News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS LEGISLATION RECOGNIZING BLACK RESTAURANT WEEK IN PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY

Black Restaurant Week June 19th – 25th to Coincide with Juneteenth Holiday

The Prince George’s County Council, during session on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, unanimously adopted CR-077-2022, legislation recognizing the Sunday through Saturday...

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Council News
Posted on: June 8, 2022

COUNCIL’S TRANSPORTATION, INFRASTRUCTURE, ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, AND GOVERNMENT...

COUNCIL’S TRANSPORTATION, INFRASTRUCTURE, ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE, AND GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS AND FISCAL POLICY COMMITTEE CONVENE JUNE 9TH

 The Prince George’s County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment (TIEE) ...

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Council News
Posted on: June 3, 2022

JUNE 6th COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE TO ADDRESS POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY MEASURES AND RELATED AMENDMENTS

JUNE 6th COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE TO ADDRESS POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY MEASURES AND RELATED AMENDMENTS; EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE CONVENES 

Review of Police Accountability Measures Continues - Residents Encouraged to Provide Comment&...

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Council News
Posted on: June 1, 2022

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS $5 BILLION FY 2023 COUNTY BUDGET

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS $5 BILLION FY 2023 COUNTY BUDGET 

Unanimous Council Support for New County Spending Plan 

The Prince George’s County Council, convening in a hybrid session on Wednesday, June 1, 202...

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Council News
Posted on: May 31, 2022

TOMORROW, JUNE 1ST - PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COUNCIL TO ADOPT FY 2023 COUNTY BUDGET

Budget Adoption Scheduled for Noon on Wednesday, June 1 

The Prince George’s County Council, as the County’s fiscal authority, will convene a hybrid session on Wednesday, June 1, at 12 p.m., to adopt the FY 2023 County Budget, ...

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Council News
Posted on: May 25, 2022

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COUNCIL TO ADOPT FY 2023 COUNTY BUDGET

Budget Adoption Scheduled for Noon on Wednesday, June 1. 

The Prince George’s County Council, as the County’s fiscal authority, will convene a hybrid session on Wednesday, June 1, at 12 p.m., to adopt the FY 2023 County Budget,...

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Council News
Posted on: May 25, 2022

MAY 31ST COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE TO ADDRESS POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY MEASURES; COUNCIL SESSION TO...

MAY 31ST COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE TO ADDRESS POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY MEASURES; COUNCIL SESSION TO REVIEW EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENT AND LEGISLATION 

Residents Encouraged to Provide Comment on Police Accountability Measures

 The Prince George&rs...

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Council News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL TO RECOGNIZE MERITORIOUS CONTRIBUTIONS IN PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY DURING HYBRID...

COUNTY COUNCIL TO RECOGNIZE MERITORIOUS CONTRIBUTIONS IN PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY DURING HYBRID PROCLAMATION CEREMONY; COUNCIL SESSION CONVENES -   TUESDAY, MAY 17TH 

The Prince George’s County Council will recognize mer...

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Council News
Posted on: May 11, 2022

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

PRINCE GEORGE’S AND MONTGOMERY COUNTY COUNCILS CONVENE VIRTUALLY FOR ANNUAL JOINT BUDGET SESSION; COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE AND COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEES CONVENE THURSDAY, MAY 12TH

Prince George’s and Montgomery County lawmakers will convene virtually for t...

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Council News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

DISTRICT SIX COUNCIL MEMBER MEDLOCK SWORN INTO OFFICE

Council Appointee Johnathan Medlock Seated for First Council Session

Prince George’s County Council Member Johnathan M. Medlock (D-District 6) was sworn into office today, Monday, May 9, 2022, to fill the District 6 Council seat vacated by the in...

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Council News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

COUNCIL SESSION TO ADDRESS PROPOSED CORRESPONDENCE, EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS AND LEGISLATION...

COUNCIL SESSION TO ADDRESS PROPOSED CORRESPONDENCE, EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS AND LEGISLATION; COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE TO REVIEW LEGISLATION AND BOARD OF EDUCATION APPOINTMENT; BUDGET WORK SESSIONS CONTINUE

The Prince George’s County Council and the Committee ...

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Council News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES SWEARING-IN CEREMONY FOR DISTRICT 6 COUNCIL APPOINTEE JOHNATHAN MEDLOCK

Johnathan Medlock Takes Oath of Office Monday, May 9

The Prince George’s County Council will hold a hybrid swearing-in ceremony – virtual and in person - for District 6 Council Appointee Johnathan Medlock, on Monday, May 9, 2022, at 9:0...

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Council News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

CHARTER REVIEW COMMISSION PRESENTS FINAL REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO COUNTY COUNCIL

The Prince George’s County Council has received the 2021-2022 Prince George’s County Charter Review Commission Final Report and Recommendations, publicly presented during Council session on Tuesday, May 3, 2022.  

The seven-mem...

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Council News
Posted on: May 2, 2022

MAY 3rd COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE AGENDA CONSIDERS APPOINTMENT TO FILL DISTRICT 6 COUNCIL VACANCY...

MAY 3rd COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE AGENDA CONSIDERS APPOINTMENT TO FILL DISTRICT 6 COUNCIL VACANCY; CHARTER REVIEW COMMISSION PRESENTS FINAL REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS; BUDGET WORK SESSIONS CONTINUE

Council Moves Appointment Process to Fill District 6 Seat For...

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Council News
Posted on: April 25, 2022

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE TO CONDUCT INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR DISTRICT 6 COUNCIL VACANCY; COUNTY...

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE TO CONDUCT INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR DISTRICT 6 COUNCIL VACANCY; COUNTY COUNCIL TO REVIEW LEGISLATION AND CONDUCT BUDGET PUBLIC HEARINGS DURING HYBRID SESSIONS ON APRIL 26th - BUDGET WORK SESSIONS CONTINUE 

The Prince George...

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Council News
Posted on: April 22, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL CONTINUES PROCESS TO FILL DISTRICT 6 COUNCIL VACANCY

Council Convenes Informational Meeting for the Public

The District 6 County Council seat became vacant, effective Friday, April 15, 2022, following the resignation of the incumbent.  

Pursuant to County Code Section 2-104(j), “When there ...

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Council News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY’S NEW ZONING ORDINANCE AND SUBDIVISION REGULATIONS TAKE EFFECT TODAY, APRIL 1

New Modernized Zoning Ordinance Levels Playing Field and Expands Critical Economic Development Opportunities

Today, Prince George’s County’s new Zoning Ordinance takes effect, updating the County’s 50-year-old zoning ...

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Council News
Posted on: March 11, 2022

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS BOWIE-MITCHELLVILLE AND VICINITY MASTER PLAN

First Master Plan to be Adopted in Preparation of the New County Zoning Ordinance and Countywide Map Amendment

The Prince George’s County Council, during session March 8, 2022, unanimously adopted CR-018-2022, legislation completing the Bowie-Mit...

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Council News
Posted on: March 8, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL CONVENES VIRTUAL 2022 ANNUAL RETREAT “ACCOUNTABILITY AND PROGRESS”

Agenda - County Budget, Fiscal Outlook, Economic Development, Job Creation, Retention and Recovery

The Prince George’s County Council convened virtually on Monday, March 7, 2022, for its Annual Retreat.  The retreat agenda for &ldquo...

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Council News
Posted on: March 7, 2022

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL APPLAUDS SUPPLIER DIVERSITY MENTORSHIP AWARD RECIPIENTS

Prince George’s County Minority Business Enterprises Receive National Recognition

The Prince George’s County Council applauds Prince George’s County Minority Business Enterprises (MBE’s) Metro Laundry, Frequency Ente...

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Council News
Posted on: February 17, 2022

CHARTER REVIEW COMMISSION HOLDS VIRTUAL PUBLIC HEARING THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24TH

The Prince George’s County 2021-2022 Charter Review Commission will hold a Virtual Public Hearing on Thursday, February 24, 2022, at 6:00 p.m.  Residents are encouraged to share their recommendations or concerns regarding the County Cha...

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Council News
Posted on: February 15, 2022

DISTRICT EIGHT COUNCIL MEMBER BURROUGHS SWORN INTO OFFICE

Edward Burroughs, III, Fills Vacant District 8 Seat

The newest member of the Prince George’s County Council, Edward Burroughs, III, (D) – District 8, was administered the Oath of Office today by District Court of Maryland Associate Judg...

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Council News
Posted on: February 14, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL CONDUCTS VIRTUAL SWEARING-IN CEREMONY FOR COUNCIL MEMBER-ELECT BURROUGHS; REVIEWS...

 PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL CONDUCTS VIRTUAL SWEARING-IN CEREMONY FOR COUNCIL MEMBER-ELECT BURROUGHS; REVIEWS LEGISLATION AND PROPOSED CORRESPONDENCE DURING FEBRUARY 15TH VIRTUAL SESSION 

Edward Burroughs, III, to Fill Vacan...

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Council News
Posted on: January 14, 2022

COUNCIL TO RECEIVE FEDERAL BRIEFING UPDATE FROM U.S. SENATOR CHRIS VAN HOLLEN; COMPENSATION...

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 issue...

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Council News
Posted on: January 13, 2022

RE-ENTRY ADVISORY BOARD SUBMITS FINAL REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO COUNTY COUNCIL

Report and Recommendations Set Framework for Comprehensive Re-Entry Programs and Services in Prince George’s County

The Prince George’s County Re-Entry Advisory Board, established by Council Resolution 49-2019, has completed its work, a...

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Council News
Posted on: January 10, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL TO CONVENE FIRST VIRTUAL SESSION OF 2022

First Session of the New Year Includes Briefings from WSSC and Re-Entry Advisory Board

The Prince George’s County Council will convene virtually for the first-time following December recess on Tuesday, January 11, 2022.   

Count...

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Council News
Posted on: December 9, 2021

COUNCIL MEMBER DERRICK L. DAVIS RECEIVES ELIZABETH AND DAVID SCULL METROPOLITAN PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Presents Davis with Highest Honor

Prince George’s County Council Member Derrick Leon Davis (D-District 6) was presented with the Elizabeth and David Scull Metropolitan Public Service Award by the Met...

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Council News
Posted on: December 7, 2021

PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COUNCIL ELECTS 2022 LEADERSHIP TEAM

At-Large Council Member Calvin S. Hawkins, II, Elected for Second Consecutive Term as Chair; Council Member Sydney Harrison to Serve as Vice-Chair 

The Prince George’s County Council, convening virtually for its Gavel Exchange ceremony, ...

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Council News
Posted on: November 19, 2021

COUNTY COUNCIL CONVENES IN DAY-LONG VIRTUAL SESSION

Approves Legislation Advancing Zoning Ordinance Rewrite; Adopts Council’s Redistricting Plan 

 

The Prince George’s County Council convened in scheduled session on Tuesday, November 16, 2021.  The Council sessi...

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Council News
Posted on: November 6, 2021

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE CONVENES VIRTUALLY MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH TO REVIEW COUNTYWIDE MAP AMENDMENT...

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE CONVENES VIRTUALLY MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH TO REVIEW COUNTYWIDE MAP AMENDMENT TRANSCRIPT ANALYSIS; COUNTY COUNCIL WELCOMES MDOT OFFICIALS FOR VIRTUAL STATEWIDE TRANSPORTATION PLAN TOUR

The County Council sitting as the District Council,...

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Council News
Posted on: October 18, 2021

COUNTY COUNCIL AND COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE CONVENE VIRTUALLY TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19TH FOR THE REVIEW...

COUNTY COUNCIL AND COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE CONVENE VIRTUALLY TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19TH FOR THE REVIEW OF LEGISLATION AND PUBLIC HEARINGS   

The Prince George’s County Council and the Committee of the Whole (COW) will convene virtuall...

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