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PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY COUNCIL TO HOST TOWN HALL MEETING ADDRESSING PUBLIC SAFETY IN PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY


For Immediate Release: 6/19/2014 4:00 PM

Contact: Angela Rouson 301-952-5262 CouncilMedia@co.pg.md.us

“Building On Our Successes: Making Prince George’s County an Even Safer Community” – July 1

 

The Prince George’s County Council will host “Building On Our Successes: Making Prince George’s County an Even Safer Community,” a Town Hall Meeting focusing on public safety in Prince George’s County, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 7:00 p.m.

The Town Hall Meeting will be held in the Council Hearing Room, First Floor, County Administration Building, 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, in Upper Marlboro. Featured presenters include State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks; Prince George’s County Office of Homeland Security Director Brian R. Moe; Prince George’s County Police Chief Mark Magaw; Prince George’s County Fire Chief Mark S. Bashoor; Prince George's County Sheriff Melvin High; and Prince George’s County Department of Corrections Director Mary Lou McDonough. Citizens will also have an opportunity to participate in a question and answer session, and share their thoughts on issues of community concern with the County’s top public safety officials.

Prince George’s County Council Chairman Mel Franklin (D) – District 9, encourages residents to join this important discussion on safer communities in Prince George’s County.

“Public safety, a shared priority, is an issue that directly impacts every Prince Georgian. We want to update residents on our historic progress in public safety and discuss ways we can continue to work collaboratively to keep our communities even safer. This is an important opportunity to review our successes, identify our challenges, and develop strategies for our future, and I would encourage all of our residents to lend their voice to the conversation. “

This event is free and open to the public. Live streaming will also be available on July 1 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at http://townhall.mypgc.us. Twitter users can live tweet their questions and concerns @PGCCouncilMedia.

WHAT:
Prince George’s County Council Public Safety Town Hall Meeting
“Building On Our Successes: Making Prince George’s County an Even Safer Community,”

WHO:

Prince George’s County Council Members
Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks
Prince George’s County Office of Homeland Security Director Brian R. Moe
Prince George’s County Police Chief Mark Magaw
Prince George’s County Fire Chief Mark S. Bashoor
Prince George’s County Department of Corrections Director Mary Lou McDonough
Prince George's County Sheriff Melvin High


WHEN:
Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Council Hearing Room, First Floor
County Administration Building
14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

 

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All legislative powers of Prince George’s County are vested in the County Council.  The County Council sits as the District Council on zoning and land use policy, and as the Board of Health to govern and guide health policy.  The County Council meets as a legislative body on Tuesdays in the Council Hearing Room on the first floor of the County Administration Building in Upper Marlboro.  For more information on the Prince George’s County Council, please visit www.princegeorgescountymd.gov