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Prince George's County Council Annual Retreat to Focus on 2014 Legislative Priorities


For Immediate Release: 1/3/2014 12:00 AM

Contact: Angela Rouson 301.952.7484 CouncilMedia@co.pg.md.us

The Prince George’s County Council will hold its 2014 Annual Retreat on Monday, January 6, and Tuesday, January 7, 2014, at the Westin Annapolis, 100 Westgate Circle, in Annapolis, Maryland.
 
During the two-day retreat, Council Members and staff will discuss a variety of important legislative and public policy issues including, but not limited to: economic development strategies; zoning; regional hospital status; the County Budget; gaming; the Maryland General Assembly; and administrative processes.
 
WHAT:   Prince George’s County Council Annual Retreat – Legislative Year 2014
 
WHO:     Prince George’s County Council
 
WHEN:   Monday, January 6, 2014
               9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
 
               Tuesday, January 7, 2014
               9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
 
WHEN:   Westin Annapolis
   Annapolis Ballroom
               100 Westgate Circle
               Annapolis, Maryland 21401
 
 
Agenda
 Monday, January 6, 2014
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.                    Breakfast and Welcome
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                 Economic Development Tools, Strategies & Major Projects Status
12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.                   Working Lunch – Plan 2035/Zoning Ordinance Update
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.                      County Health Improvement Update & Regional Hospital Status
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.                      County Budget Update & Fiscal Outlook
4:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.                      Break
4:45 p.m. – 6:30p.m.                       Teambuilding Tools and Techniques
 
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
9:30 – 10:00 a.m.                              Breakfast
10:00 – 11:30 a.m.                            General Assembly Outlook
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.                   Gaming Proposal Status Update
1:00 – 2:00 p.m.                                Working lunch - Executive Session
2:00 – 3:30 p.m.                                Discussion of Council Committee Policy Priorities
3:30 – 3:45 p.m.                                Break
3:45 – 4:30 p.m.                                Legislative Process Review
4:30 – 5:00 p.m.                                Update of Administrative Processes
 
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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.