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Prince George's County Announces Passage of $5.46 Billion FY 2025 Budget

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FY 2025 Budget Reflects Critical Investments Being Made to Ensure Resident Services Remain Protected

Largo, MD – Prince George’s County Executive Angela Alsobrooks announced today that the Prince George’s County Council has approved the fiscal year (FY) 2025 budget. The FY 2025 budget is focused on maintaining critical government services for residents and continuing to grow the local economy which positions the County for long-term success.

“I want to thank our County Council for passing the FY 2025 budget,” says Alsobrooks. “This budget reflects our shared commitment to enhancing the quality of life for all residents, investing in critical services, and driving sustainable economic growth. Together, we are laying the groundwork for a brighter, more prosperous future for our County.”
The FY 2025 budget includes nearly $5.46 billion in operating funds, an increase of $54 million or 1.0% over the FY 2024 budget. Key priorities for this year’s budget include education and youth development, public safety, investments in infrastructure for the new FBI Headquarters in Greenbelt, beautification, and stormwater management to help combat climate change. Below is a high-level break-down of the FY 2025 budget.

Education/Youth Development

  • Board of Education - $2.83 billion
    • Increase of $29.3 million or 1.0% over FY 2024
    • County contribution is $941.7 million which exceeds the required local contribution under Blueprint
    • Includes $32.6 million for Phase 2 of the Alternative Construction Finance program, which will deliver 8 additional new schools
  • Pre-K Investments - $50.2 million
  • Prince George’s Community College - $135.5 million
  • Summer Youth Enrichment Program - $2.5 million
    • Includes $400,000 from Video Lottery Terminal funding

Safe Neighborhoods

  • Prince George’s County Police Department - $397.6 million
    • Increase of $7.6 million or 2.0% over FY 2024
    • Includes funding for 100 new recruits
    • Includes funding to enhance recruitment efforts
  • Prince George’s County Fire/EMS Department - $279.6 million
    • Includes funding for 150 new recruits and the Paramedic Program
  • State’s Attorney’s Office - $26 million
  • Department of Corrections - $101.8 million
  • Office of the Sheriff – $59.9 million
  • Office of Homeland Security - $45 million

Healthy Communities

  • Health Department - $87.1 million
    • Includes $20.7 million in funding to support mental health and addiction and substance abuse programs
  • Department of Social Services - $9.6 million
  • Department of Family Services - $6.9 million
    • Includes $273,600 in funding for veterans services  
  • Emergency and Transitional Shelters - $50.4 million
  • Assistance to Non-Profits - $3 million
    • Funding to help supplement government services provided to the community
  • University of Maryland Capital Region Hospital - $250,000
    • Funding for equipment for the Sickle Cell Unit

Beautification and Environment

  • Stormwater Management Fund - $174.8 million
    • Programs help combat climate change and mitigate flooding
  • Clean Lots Programs - $2.7 million
    • Programs enforce and maintain private and public lots
  • Street Sweeping and Mowing Along County Right-of-Ways - $1.7 million
  • Clear the Curb - $54.5 million
    • Supports waste collection and education programs
  • Climate Action Plan - $55.1 million
    • Includes funding for electric buses, bikeshare expansion, litter removal, tree planting, and more

High Performing Government

  • Capital Improvement Funds for Curb and Road Rehabilitation - $20 million
  • Includes $67,000 to support Vision Zero pedestrian safety efforts
  • Office of Finance - $165,000
    • Includes funding for four 1000-hour positions supporting the Elderly Tax Credit Program
    • Office of Human Resources Management - $132,000
    • Includes funding for 4 public safety background positions
    • Cybersecurity - $3.2 million
    • Department of Permitting, Inspections & Enforcement and Office of Information Technology - $4.2 million
    • Supports ongoing rollout of the e-permitting system
    • Office of Procurement – $6.8 million
    • New office will streamline the County Government procurement process

Economic Development

  • FBI Headquarters in Greenbelt - $131 million
  • Supports infrastructure investments for new Headquarters
  • Blue Line Corridor - $75.4 million
  • Includes $45.6 million to the Department of Public Works & Transportation and $29.8 million for the Central Avenue Connector Trail
  • Housing Investment Trust Fund - $28.1 million
  • Supports new and existing workforce and affordable housing
  • Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council – $241,500
  • Supports Art in Public Places and Placemaking projects across the County

 

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Prince George’s County, Maryland

A mere glance at the diversity of Prince George's County confirms our role as a cultural and economic leader of tomorrow. Located in the heart of the Baltimore/Washington corridor, the County borders Washington D.C. and is just 37 miles south of the City of Baltimore. Encompassing almost 500 square miles, Prince George's County has an urban atmosphere that still manages to provide a scenic and peaceful place to live, work, and play. 

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For More Information:
Taylor Brown
Deputy Communications Director
Office of the County Executive
Prince George’s County
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