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Bill to Repeal Property Tax Credit Cap Tabled

Yesterday, I joined dozens of our residents voicing concerns over the negative impact of the County bill CB-48-2020 on our property tax bills. Thankfully, the County Council voted to table its decision in the end. As I said in my testimony, I think the timing of even considering this bill could not be worse. Our […]

Wednesday July 22nd, 2020 in County | 2 Comments »

Town Hall – Should the County Change the Charter?

Please join this virtual meeting to hear 4 County Council members about the proposed County bill CB-48-2020. Here is the Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8087145270?pwd=dlhIZElBR2plLzlyOTIzN0NhUlkrUT09#success

Thursday July 16th, 2020 in Announcements, County | Comments Off on Town Hall – Should the County Change the Charter?

Followup on CB-48-2020 Town Hall about Homestead Property Tax Credit Cap

Thank you all who joined last night’s town hall. In case you were not able to join here is the recorded video of the event Please see below various presentations used at last night’s meeting: Slides used by the meeting moderators Slides used by Councilmember Glaros Slides used by Councilmember Dernoga Please register here for […]

Thursday July 9th, 2020 in County | Comments Off on Followup on CB-48-2020 Town Hall about Homestead Property Tax Credit Cap

Public Hearing on Proposed Charter Question Proposed Homestead Property Tax Credit Cap

The Prince George’s County Council, during a virtual session on Tuesday, June 23rd, introduced and considered several bond bill proposals (Council Bills 43, 44, 45, 46, 47- 2020) in support of capital program funding for approved County facilities. The County Council also introduced and discussed a proposed Charter Amendment, CB–48–2020, on the Homestead Property Tax […]

Saturday July 4th, 2020 in Announcements, County | Comments Off on Public Hearing on Proposed Charter Question Proposed Homestead Property Tax Credit Cap

County Cancels Emergency Session on Tax Prepayment

The Prince George’s County Council has canceled an emergency session scheduled for today, Thursday, December 28. In response to new federal tax laws passed by Congress and signed by the President last week, the County was considering to provide potential options for the prepayment of 2018 County real property taxes. According to news reports, homeowners […]

Thursday December 28th, 2017 in County | Comments Off on County Cancels Emergency Session on Tax Prepayment

Council to Ask Some Changes in New County Zoning Regulations

At tomorrow’s Council meeting, the City Council will consider approving a letter to the M-NCPPC with the City’s comments on the Comprehensive Draft Review (CRD) of the Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Regulations, and Landscape Manual. A zoning map amendment (zoning map) to implement the new ordinance will follow after the new zoning regulations a have been […]

Monday December 4th, 2017 in City Council, County, Development | Comments Off on Council to Ask Some Changes in New County Zoning Regulations

Council to Discuss County’s New Zoning Laws

The Council will discuss recently released M-NCPPC Comprehensive Review Draft of the proposed new Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Regulations and Landscape Manual for public review and comment. The M-NCPPC has requested comments be submitted by December 15, 2017, in order to be considered by staff and the consultant team prior to the presentation of a legislative […]

Monday November 20th, 2017 in Council, County | Comments Off on Council to Discuss County’s New Zoning Laws

County Agrees to Remove Two Red Light Cameras On Edgewood Road

Good news! Prince George’s County has agreed to remove the red light cameras on Edgewood Road in the near future. As you know, the City and the County have been discussing the installation of the red light cameras and why the cameras were installed without the City’s authorization. What we found was that a miscommunication […]

Tuesday August 15th, 2017 in Announcements, County | Comments Off on County Agrees to Remove Two Red Light Cameras On Edgewood Road

City Exploring Abatement Laws to Address Neighborhood Nuisance

A few months ago I asked staff to explore ways to address recurring nuisances that we often see in the neighborhood. Accordingly, staff invited Ms. Michelle D. Lyons, representing the Prince George’s County Nuisance Abatement Board to next week’s Council Worksession. She will describe the Board’s function and respond to any questions Mayor and City […]

Saturday June 3rd, 2017 in County | Comments Off on City Exploring Abatement Laws to Address Neighborhood Nuisance

What You need to Know About Red Light Traffic Cameras

Some of you have probably noticed red light cameras in the area. These cameras are installed by the County’s red light camera enforcement division to enforce red light traffic violations. The County has installed a number of them around the county. There is one on northbound Rhode Island Avenue, at Edgewood Road (photo below), another […]

Tuesday May 23rd, 2017 in County | 2 Comments »

County’s First Whole Foods Store to Open Tomorrow in Riverdale Park

After more than six years of wait and planning, construction and delays., Prince George County’s first Whole Foods Market will open tomorrow (Wednesday). The store will bring 170 new jobs to the county and will also give Route 1 corridor a high-end grocer where they can buy natural and organic products. The new Whole Foods […]

Tuesday April 11th, 2017 in County, Development | Comments Off on County’s First Whole Foods Store to Open Tomorrow in Riverdale Park

Water Quality Project on Rhode Island Avenue

In 2010 the EPA established defined limits on the amount of pollutants that can enter tidal rivers and the Chesapeake Bay. In July 2012, House Bill 987 became effective mandating all jurisdictions and municipalities in Maryland to participate in Stormwater Restoration Programs (SWRP). On September 25, 2012 the City agreed to participate with Prince George’s […]

Wednesday February 8th, 2017 in County | Comments Off on Water Quality Project on Rhode Island Avenue

County Budget Listening Sessions

The session in the northern part of the county is Tuesday February 7th 7:00 p.m. at Laurel Senior High. County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III invites residents and businesses to attend a public meeting on Tuesday, January 31st, 7:00 p.m. at Oxon Hill High School, 6701 Leyte Drive in Oxon Hill, MD. This is the […]

Tuesday January 31st, 2017 in Budget, County | Comments Off on County Budget Listening Sessions

Helpful Mobile Apps from Your Local Governments

Explore these apps and resources from your county, state, country and utilities. Mobile Prince George’s App This is the official mobile app for Prince George’s County. The app provides a connection between Prince George’s County and its citizens and visitors. Stay connected to County Government news and events–this app will put calendar information, facilities and […]

Saturday January 28th, 2017 in County | Comments Off on Helpful Mobile Apps from Your Local Governments

Enrollment open for coverage under the Affordable Care Act

SIGN UP BY DEC. 17 FOR COVERAGE IN JANUARY. Maryland Health Connection is the state’s official health insurance marketplace where you can compare and enroll in health insurance, and access financial help to make coverage more affordable. Learn more. Call: 1-855-642-8572 (TTY: 1-855-642-8573) If you are calling to apply, change your plan or report a change, please […]

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Saturday November 26th, 2016 in Announcements, County, Health | Comments Off on Enrollment open for coverage under the Affordable Care Act