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Prince George's County, Maryland

County Executive Baker Hosts First of Three Public Meetings and Listening Sessions On Monday Night


For Immediate Release: 10/24/2013 4:00 PM

Contact: Scott L. Peterson, Deputy Manager of Communications/Press Secretary, Office of Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III (240) 619-9400

​  First meeting is next Monday, October 28, 7:00 p.m. at Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex in Landover, MD

 

Upper Marlboro, MD – As the 2014 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly approaches, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, is holding the first of three public meetings  at the Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex (Wayne Curry Sports and Learning Center) on Monday night, October 28th, at 7:00 p.m.   The three listening sessions are designed to provide residents with an opportunity to share their ideas on issues that impact their lives and our communities. Members from the County's House and Senate delegations to the Maryland General Assembly, the Prince George's County Council, School Board representatives and other community leaders will also be present to hear the issues that residents are concerned about. Please click on the link here to visit the County's website and learn more about the listening sessions.

 

 “Citizen feedback plays a critical role in shaping how we approach our upcoming budget and policy issues,” said Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III. “I encourage all residents to attend one of these three public meetings and share their ideas, thoughts, concerns and priorities with us.” 

 

The information gathered during these sessions will be used to develop the County's legislative priorities for the 434th session of the Maryland General Assembly, which starts in January 2014. Each listening session will include brief opening remarks by the County Executive, but the primary focus will be to listen to citizens.

 

Individuals can pre-register by completing the Registration Form or by calling 301-952-4131. There will be limited opportunities to sign-up to testify, so pre-registration is encouraged. Comments will be timed and limited to three (3) minutes per person.  Resident can also sign-up to testify onsite,  Residents unable to attend are encouraged to submit testimony to CommunityFeedback@co.pg.md.us.

 

Below are the locations and times of the County-wide sessions:

 

Monday October 28, 2013, Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex 7-9 p.m.

8001 Sheriff Road, Landover, MD

 

Wednesday November 6, 2013: Eleanor Roosevelt High School 7-9 p.m.

7601 Hanover Pkwy, Greenbelt, MD 20770

 

Wednesday November 13, 2013, Potomac High School 7-9 p.m.

5211 Boydell Avenue, Oxon Hill, MD 20745

 
 

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