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THIS WEEK WITH THE COUNTY COUNCIL

COUNCIL CONVENES BUSY LEGISLATIVE SESSION AND COMMITEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING

The County Council considered several bills in Council session and in the Committee of the Whole on Tuesday. Draft amendments to CB-10-2018, and CB-11-2018 ordinances concerning short-term rentals, were held in Committee of the Whole.  Several other pieces of legislation moved to introduction, including two bills in the Zoning Ordinance Rewrite legislative package, amended versions of CB-14-2018 and CB-15-2018.  Amendments to CB-13-2018, also included in the Zoning Ordinance Rewrite bill package, will be the subject of public comment when it is considered on Tuesday, September 18.  During this week’s Council session, Council Members also approved the appointment of Dr. Jacqueline L. Brown to the Prince George’s County Enterprise Road Corridor Development Review District Commission. 

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TAX CREDIT REFORM COMMISSION HOLDS PUBLIC HEARING

The Prince George’s County Tax Credit Reform Commission held a public hearing on Wednesday at Prince George’s Community College.  The commission was established by Council Resolution-009-2018, in February 2018, to review and analyze all existing and proposed tax credits in the County to determine the tax credit’s effectiveness, utilization, and efficacy in the County, and to recommend reform of the tax credit policy based on its review and deliberations. 


PLANNING, ZONING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

The Planning, Zoning, and Economic Development Committee met on Wednesday to consider proposed zoning measures. 

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TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING AND THE ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE  

The Transportation Housing and Environment Committee met Thursday to review legislative proposals focusing on noise control, the establishment of an environmental crime unit, public right of way, parking and road construction permits. 

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PUBLIC SAFETY AND FISCAL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE CONSIDERS APPOINTMENTS TO COUNTY FIRE COMMISSION

The Public Safety and Fiscal Management Committee met Thursday to consider proposed measures that include amending the Code of Ethics, and reviewing labor agreements.   The Committee also voted to recommend the appointment of the following individuals to the Fire Commission for Prince George’s County: Kenneth D. McSwain, Piero V. (Pete) Mellits, Julian R. (Jay) Tucker, and G. Rick Wilson.

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

LidleOpening

COUNCIL CELEBRATES LIDL BOWIE STORE GRAND OPENING AND
RIBBON-CUTTING

County Council Member Derrick L. Davis (D) - District 6, and Vice-Chair Todd Turner (D) – District 4, joined County Government officials, community partners, and County residents to celebrate the grand opening of the new Lidl grocery store in Bowie, on Wednesday, September 12, 2018. 

The new store is in District 6, at 13401 Annapolis Road, the former site of Melvin Motors.  The Bowie Lidl’s is the company’s first grocery store location in the state of Maryland.  Council Member Davis and Vice Chair Turner helped to cut the ribbon on the new Bowie store, open 8 a.m. until 10 p.m., Monday through Sunday.

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PRINCE GEORGE'S 
COUNTY COUNCIL

DANNIELLE M. GLAROS

CHAIR
DISTRICT 3


TODD M. TURNER

VICE-CHAIR
DISTRICT 4


MARY A. LEHMAN

DISTRICT 1


DENI TAVERAS

DISTRICT 2


ANDREA C. HARRISON

DISTRICT 5

DERRICK LEON DAVIS

DISTRICT 6


KAREN R. TOLES

DISTRICT 7


OBIE PATTERSON

DISTRICT 8

 

MEL FRANKLIN

DISTRICT 9

 

 

 

 

 

 


UPCOMING MEETINGS


County Council

(Sitting as District Council)

Sept. 17 - Agenda

  


County Council

Sept. 18 - Details

 

 

County Council

(Sitting as Committee of the Whole)

Sept. 18 - Details

 

 

Planning, Zoning, Economic Development Standing Committee

Sept. 19 - Agenda

   

 

Health, Education and Human Services

Sept. 19 - Details

 

 

 

Public Safety and Fiscal Management

Sept. 20 - Details

 






















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