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Posted on: November 15, 2022

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) have announced the continued expansion of the Ready for Work Nonprofit C...

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Council News
Posted on: October 26, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF FY 2023 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE GRANT AWARDS DURING DOMESTIC...

 COUNTY COUNCIL ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF FY 2023 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE GRANT AWARDS DURING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

$500,000 Total Grants Awarded to 10 Nonprofits Targeting Domestic Violence 

The Prince George’s County Counci...

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Council News
Posted on: October 26, 2022

DISTRICT 2 COUNCIL MEMBER DENI TAVERAS PARTNERS TO HOST ‘DREAM BIG’ FORUM

Virtual Event to Focus on the College Application Process 

Prince George’s County Council Member Deni Taveras (D) – District 2, in partnership with Board of Education Members Pamela Boozer-Strother (District 3), and Madeline La...

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Council News
Posted on: October 22, 2022

STATEMENT - COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, ANNOUNCES RESIGNATION OF DISTRICT 4...

COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, ANNOUNCES RESIGNATION OF DISTRICT 4 COUNCIL MEMBER TODD M. TURNER

Council Member Todd M. Turner has resigned, effective Saturday, October 22, 2022. 

First elected to the District 4 Council seat in 2014, and reel...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: October 17, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL AND COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE TO CONVENE VIRTUALLY TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18TH

The Prince George’s County Council, and the Council’s Committee of the Whole (COW) will convene virtual sessions on Tuesday, October 18, 2022. 

The Council will convene at 10:00 a.m. to address CR-081-2022, legislation ...

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Council News
Posted on: October 14, 2022

COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II EXPRESSES COUNCIL SUPPORT FOR COUNTY’S JUVENILE CURFEW EXTENSION

STATEMENT – COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II EXPRESSES COUNCIL SUPPORT FOR COUNTY’S JUVENILE CURFEW EXTENSION 

 

There is nothing more important to us as elected officials than ensuring public safety. The Council agr...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: October 12, 2022

COUNCIL ENACTS LEGISLATION PROMOTING RACIAL EQUITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE IN PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY...

COUNCIL ENACTS LEGISLATION PROMOTING RACIAL EQUITY AND SOCIAL JUSTICE IN PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY GOVERNMENT

CR-068-2022 Develops Equity Policy Framework to Inform Delivery of County Services

The Prince George’s County Council, du...

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Council News
Posted on: October 6, 2022

COUNCIL CHAIR HAWKINS CONGRATULATES NEWLY-INAUGURATED PRINCE GEORGE'S COMMUNITY COLLEGE PRESIDENT

 STATEMENT - COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II CONGRATULATES NEWLY-INAUGURATED PRINCE GEORGE’S COMMUNITY COLLEGE PRESIDENT DR. FALECIA D. WILLIAMS

 

The Prince George’s County Council warmly congratulates Prince Georg...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: October 3, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL TO CONVENE VIRTUALLY TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4TH

The Prince George’s County Council will convene a virtual session on Tuesday, October 4, 2022.

 

The Council will convene at 10:00 a.m. to address CR-068-2022, legislation declaring the intent of Prince George’s County ...

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Council News
Posted on: September 30, 2022

DISTRICT 2 COUNCIL MEMBER TAVERAS LAUDS RENAMING OF ADELPHI MIDDLE SCHOOL TO HONOR FIRST LATIN...

DISTRICT 2 COUNCIL MEMBER TAVERAS LAUDS RENAMING OF ADELPHI MIDDLE SCHOOL TO HONOR FIRST LATIN AMERICAN WOMAN SUPREME COURT JUSTICE 

Adelphi Middle School to be Renamed Sonia Sotomayor Middle School at Adelphi

Prince George’s County Coun...

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Council News
Posted on: September 27, 2022

COUNCIL WELCOMES MDOT OFFICIALS FOR ANNUAL STATEWIDE TOUR TO DISCUSS TRANSPORTATION PRIORITIES

Virtual Meeting Reviews State Transportation Investments in Prince George’s County 

The Prince George’s County Council will welcome Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) representatives for the annual statewide Consolida...

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Council News
Posted on: September 23, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL TO CONDUCT POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD CANDIDATE INFORMATIONAL MEETING/LISTENING...

COUNTY COUNCIL TO CONDUCT POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD CANDIDATE INFORMATIONAL MEETING/LISTENING SESSION TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH  

Hear from Candidates under Council Consideration to Serve on the Police Accountability Board 

 The P...

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Council News
Posted on: September 23, 2022

STATEMENT - PUBLIC HEARING ON BOWIE-MITCHELLVILLE SMA TO BE RESCHEDULED

The Prince George’s County Council has directed the County’s Planning Board and staff to proceed with rescheduling the Tuesday, September 27th Public Hearing on the Bowie-Mitchellville and Vicinity Sectional Map Amendment (Bowie SMA), ...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: September 20, 2022

STATEMENT - COUNCIL MOURNS PASSING OF FORMER STATE SENATOR AND COUNCIL CHAIR DAVID C. HARRINGTON

The profound loss of the Honorable David C. Harrington is deeply felt by this legislative body, the residents and communities we represent, as well as Council Administration and the Legislative Branch staff.    

Foremost in our thoughts a...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: September 9, 2022

RESPONSIBLE LEGACY TASK FORCE BRIEFS COUNTY COUNCIL ON ITS FINAL REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS

The Prince George’s County Council received a briefing on the 2021-2022 Prince George’s County Responsible Legacy Task Force Final Report and Recommendations, during Council session on Tuesday, September 6, 2022. presented by task forc...

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Council News
Posted on: August 30, 2022

STATEMENT – COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN HAWKINS ANNOUNCES PROCESS FOR COUNCIL APPOINTMENTS...

 

STATEMENT – COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN HAWKINS ANNOUNCES PROCESS FOR COUNCIL APPOINTMENTS TO POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD 

Public safety and building community trust in law enforcement are top priorities for the Prince George&rsqu...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: August 26, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL TO ADDRESS POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD APPOINTMENT PROCESS DURING VIRTUAL SPECIAL ...

 

COUNTY COUNCIL TO ADDRESS POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD APPOINTMENT PROCESS DURING VIRTUAL SPECIAL SESSION ON MONDAY, AUGUST 29TH

 

Residents Encouraged to Participate; Sign Up to Speak on EComment Portal

 

The Prince George&rsqu...

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Council News
Posted on: August 17, 2022

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL MEMBERS AMONG MARYLAND LEADERS ‘TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS’ AT MACo...

PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COUNCIL MEMBERS AMONG MARYLAND LEADERS ‘TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS’ AT MACo SUMMER CONFERENCE 2022

Maryland Association of Counties Summer Conference – August 17-20, 2022

Prince George’s ...

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Council News
Posted on: July 14, 2022

COUNCIL CONVENES FOR FINAL HYBRID SESSION PRIOR TO AUGUST RECESS; HOLDS PUBLIC HEARINGS; ADOPTS...

COUNCIL CONVENES FOR FINAL HYBRID SESSION PRIOR TO AUGUST RECESS; HOLDS PUBLIC HEARINGS; ADOPTS CLIMATE ACTION PLAN, AND BOWIE MITCHELLVILLE & VICINITY SECTIONAL MAP AMENDMENT

 

The Prince George’s County Council convened a hybrid ses...

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Council News
Posted on: July 13, 2022

COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS RESOLUTION CONCERNING BOWIE-MITCHELLVILLE & VICINITY SECTIONAL MAP AMENDMENT

Legislation Initiates Land Use Recommendations in the Bowie-Mitchellville Master Plan

The Prince George’s County Council, during session on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, unanimously adopted CR-089-2022, legislation initiating a new Sectional M...

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Council News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY ENACTS LEGISLATION ESTABLISHING A PROPERTY TAX CREDIT FOR THE ELDERLY

Legislation Reduces Property Taxes for Eligible Prince George’s County Seniors by 20%

The Prince George’s County Council, during session on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, unanimously enacted CB-29-2022, legislation proposed by District 8 Counc...

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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 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: 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 17, 2022

COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, EXPRESSES APPRECIATION FOR STRONG CAPITOL HILL SUPPORT FOR...

COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II, EXPRESSES APPRECIATION FOR STRONG CAPITOL HILL SUPPORT FOR RELOCATION OF NEW FBI HEADQUARTERS TO PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY

Federal Delegation Announces Major Step Forward for New, Consolidated FBI Headquarters in...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: March 7, 2022

COUNCIL CHAIR HAWKINS, II RESPONDS TO MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS RULING IN REDISTRICTING CASE

STATEMENT – COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS, II RESPONDS TO MARYLAND COURT OF APPEALS RULING IN REDISTRICTING CASE

While we will comply with the Maryland Court of Appeals decision, the Prince George’s County Council appealed the lower c...

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Council Chair Statements
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 25, 2022

CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS RESPONDS TO APPOINTMENT OF DR. GEORGE L. ASKEW AS PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE..

STATEMENT – COUNCIL CHAIR CALVIN S. HAWKINS RESPONDS TO APPOINTMENT OF DR. GEORGE L. ASKEW AS PRESIDENT AND CEO OF THE MEYER FOUNDATION

The Prince George’s County Council congratulates George L. Askew, MD, on his recent appointment to s...

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Council Chair Statements
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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Council News