Second meeting is tomorrow, November 6, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Greenbelt
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 second of three public meetings at Eleanor Roosevelt High School, 7601 Hanover Pkwy, Greenbelt, MD on Wednesday, November 6 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 here to visit the County's website and learn more about the listening session
“We had a great turnout for the first session and I am looking forward to hearing from citizens at the next meeting. Citizen feedback plays a critical role in helping to shape 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:
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