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Posted on: August 19, 2019

COUNCIL ANNOUNCES FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE GRANT FUNDING FOR LOCAL NONPROFITS

$500,000 Grant Program Seeks Community Solutions for Ending Domestic Violence in Prince George’s County; Pre-Proposal Conference August 26 

The Prince George’s County Council will continue its commitment to heighten awareness, ...

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Council News
Posted on: August 6, 2019

COUNCIL MEMBER DENI TAVERAS HOSTS NORTHERN GATEWAY SUMMER SOCCER CLINIC BACK-TO-SCHOOL CELEBRATION

COUNCIL MEMBER DENI TAVERAS HOSTS 2ND ANNUAL NORTHERN GATEWAY SUMMER SOCCER CLINICBACK-TO-SCHOOL CELEBRATION AND NORTHERN GATEWAY COMPLETE COUNT COMMITTEE LAUNCH

Partnership Event Features Sport Coaching and Family Fun; Encourages 2020 Census Participation...

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Council News
Posted on: July 31, 2019

STATEMENT FROM COUNCIL CHAIR TODD TURNER – COUNCIL RESPONDS TO CHANGE IN FIRE DEPARTMENT LEADERSHIP

The
Prince George’s County Council thanks outgoing Fire Chief Benjamin Barksdalefor his commitment to the residents of Prince George’s County. Chief Barksdale
has more than 35 years of fire service, nine of those years in Prince Ge...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: July 29, 2019

COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER WELCOMES PGCPS CEO TO “AROUND THE COUNTY”

Dr. Monica Goldson is Featured Guest on Council Cable Program

The current edition of “Around the County,” now airing on Prince George’s Community Television, features an interview with Dr. Monica Goldson, Chief Execut...

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Council News
Posted on: July 24, 2019

HOUSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL WORK GROUP CONVENES MONDAY, JULY 29

 

Work Group to Address Housing Policies in Prince George’s County

 The Prince George’s County Housing Opportunities for All Work Group, established by Council Resolution CR-16-2019, will convene its first meeting on Monday, July 29, 2019,...

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HERE Council News
Posted on: July 23, 2019

COUNTY COUNCIL ADOPTS LEGISLATION MOVING COUNTYWIDE SECTIONAL MAP AMENDMENT PROCESS FORWARD

Legislation Makes Way for the County’s New Zoning Ordinance Approved in 2018 to Move Forward

The Prince George’s County Council, during the final session before summer recess, voted unanimously on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, to approve a Co...

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Council News
Posted on: July 12, 2019

COUNCIL ADOPTS LEGISLATION EMBRACING UNITY IN PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY

Resolution Sponsor, Council Member Deni Taveras says, “Prince George’s County’s strength is in its diversity.” 

The Prince George’s County Council, during session on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, unanimou...

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Council News
Posted on: July 10, 2019

District 2 Council Member Deni Taveras Hosts Free Outdoor Summer Movie Series

Family-Friendly Outdoor Entertainment and Big-Screen Films Connect Community, Support Local Schools; Series Debut - Moana

Prince George’s County Council Member Deni L. Taveras (D) – District 2, in partnership with the Prince George&...

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Council News
Posted on: July 8, 2019

COUNCIL MEMBER GLAROS CONNECTS DISTRICT 3 RESIDENTS AND COUNTY RESOURCES DURING SUMMER SERIES

COUNCIL MEMBER DANNIELLE GLAROS CONNECTS DISTRICT 3 RESIDENTS AND COUNTY RESOURCES DURING SUMMER SERIES - RESOURCE WORKSHOPS: BRINGING SERVICES TO YOU 

Prince George’s County Council Member Dannielle Glaros (D) – District 3, wi...

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Council News
Posted on: June 28, 2019

COUNCIL REMEMBERS VICTIMS ON ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF CAPITAL GAZETTE MASS SHOOTING IN ANNAPOLIS

STATEMENT FROM COUNCIL CHAIR TODD TURNER – COUNCIL REMEMBERS VICTIMS ON ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF CAPITAL GAZETTE MASS SHOOTING IN ANNAPOLIS 

The Prince George’s County Council, on this solemn anniversary of the mass shooting in ...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: June 25, 2019

COUNCIL MEMBER TAVERAS PARTNERS TO HOST FREE ARTS AND LITERACY POP-UPS

COUNCIL MEMBER DENI TAVERAS HOSTS FREE ARTS AND LITERACY POP-UPS, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY SYSTEM AND DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATIONCommunity Events Focus on Increasing Childhood Literacy and Appreciati...

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Council News
Posted on: June 18, 2019

STATEMENT FROM COUNCIL CHAIR TURNER-COUNCIL SUPPORTS SELECTION OF DR. MONICA GOLDSON AS SCHOOLS CEO

STATEMENT FROM COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER – COUNTY COUNCIL MEMBERS SUPPORT SELECTION OF DR. MONICA GOLDSON AS SCHOOLS CEO; URGES BOARD AND STATE APPROVAL 

 

The Prince George’s County Council welcomes the selection of...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: May 29, 2019

COUNCIL CHAIR TURNER ON THE PASSING OF PRINCE GEORGE'S POLICE OFFICER DAVON MCKENZIE

The Prince George’s County Council mourns the untimely passing of 24-year-old County Police Officer Davon McKenzie, tragically killed in a motor vehicle accident while off duty Tuesday evening.  We offer our prayers and deepest sympathi...

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Council Chair Statements
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.

Prince George...

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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 14, 2019

STATEMENT - COUNCIL RESPONDS TO INTERIM SCHOOLS CEO EMPLOYEE SALARY STEP RESTORATION PLAN

The Prince George’s County Schools Interim CEO, Dr.
Monica Goldson, has announced a multi-year, $46.5 million proposal to restorerecession-related salary cuts to support nearly 8,300 school employees.  Scheduled step increases for sc...

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Council Chair Statements
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 8, 2019

STATEMENT – COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER SAYS COUNCIL CELEBRATES COUNTY’S TOP CREDIT RATING

The Prince George’s County
Council joins County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks in celebration of theexciting news that all three of the Wall Street financial rating agencies –
Moody’s, Fitch and Standard and Poor&rsqu...

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Council Chair Statements
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

Prince Geor...

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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 8, 2019

CHAIR TURNER OFFERS COUNCIL CONDOLENCES UPON PASSING OF MARYLAND HOUSE SPEAKER MICHAEL E. BUSCH

STATEMENT

The Prince George’s County Council extends its sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of the Honorable Michael E. Busch, Maryland’s Speaker of the House of Delegates, upon his unexpected passing.

This is a sad time in our state of Maryla...

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Council Chair Statements
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 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 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 19, 2019

STATEMENT - COUNCIL CHAIR TURNER RESPONDS TO MASSACRE AT MOSQUES IN NEW ZEALAND

The Prince George’s County Council joins with global voices condemning the massacre that took the lives of 50 Muslim worshippers, and injured 50 others during Friday Prayer at Al Noor Mosque and the Linwood Islamic Centre in Christchurch, New Zealand.

This...

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Council Chair Statements
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: March 14, 2019

STATEMENT - COUNCIL CHAIR TODD M. TURNER ON PROPOSED FY 2020 BUDGET

Council Begins Budget Review Process Following Receipt of County Executive’s Proposed Spending Plan

Today, the Prince George’s County Council received an overview of the Fiscal Year 2020 Operating and Capital Budget proposals from County Executive...

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Council Chair Statements
Posted on: April 25, 2016

COUNCIL MEMBER DANNIELLE GLAROS HOSTS DISTRICT 3 TOWN HALL MEETING AND RESOURCE FAIR

?District 3 Residents Urged to Participate for Valuable Information on County Resources and Education Budget Updates
Prince George’s County Council Member Dannielle Glaros (D) – District 3, will host a District 3 Town Hall Meeting and Resource Fair on We...Read on...

District 3
Posted on: April 25, 2016

COUNCIL MEMBER GLAROS FEATURED GUEST AT THIRSTY FOR BUSINESS THURSDAY WOMEN IN BUSINESS

Celebrating Women’s History Month and New Business in District 3 - SoBe Restaurant & Lounge

Prince George’s County Council Member Dannielle Glaros (D) – District 3 will be a featured guest at the “Thirsty (for Business) Thursday – Celebration of W...Read on...

District 3
Posted on: April 25, 2016

Vice Chair Glaros Celebrates Progress in Prince George's County During FlexEL Grand Opening

Research, Development and Manufacturing Facility Opens in College Park

Prince George’s County Council Vice Chair Dannielle Glaros (D) – District 3, joined County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, University of Maryland President Wallace Loh, Maryland S...Read on...

District 3