Sunday, November 26, 2017

Public Meeting on Local Bills


Public Meeting On Local Bills Affecting

Prince George’s County

Tues Dec 5th at 7 PM

Prince George’s Comm. College, 301 Largo Rd., Largo Rennie Forum

These are bills that only affect Prince George’s county or bi-county agencies.  There will be important legislation discussed including bills about the MagLev train and the School Board.  It is the only public hearing to be held locally so if you’re interested in hearing about some of the bills make sure you come

Here are some of the bills to be discussed:

PG 400-18                     Abandoned Property - Special Property Tax Rate              
PG 401-18                     Asset Transfer for Magnetic Levitation Transportation  System - Municipal Agreement             
PG 402-18                     Asset Transfer for Maglev- Hearing and Approval Requirements             
PG 403-18                     Video Lottery Facility - Local Development Council Membership             
PG 404-18                     Vacant and Abandoned Residential Property - Foreclosure           
PG 405-18                     Property Tax Credit for Security Cameras Systems           
PG 407-18                     Property Tax - Homeowners Property Tax Credit Supplement                  
PG 408-18                     Affordable Housing Commission                
PG 409-18                     Landlord Tenant Cases - Alternative Dispute Resolution Program            
PG 410-18                     Task Force to Study Health and Safety Standards for Rental Housing        
PG 411-18                     Prince George's County Environmental Justice Commission                     
PG 412-18                     Sale of Residential Real Property- Community Amenities - Advertising    
PG 501-18                     Elementary School - Limit on Class Size                 
PG 504-18                     Student Hearing and Vision Screenings - Reporting Requirements           
PG 506-18                     Students with Disability Report                   
PG 507-18                     Election of Vice Chair and Voting Procedures                    
PG 509-18                     Prince George's County Board of Education - Governance            
PG 510-18                    Teachers and Administrators Child Protective Services Investigation     Findings            
PG 511-18                     Academic Revitalization and Management Effectiveness Initiative - Repeal          
PG 512-18                     School Overcrowding Reduction Act of 2018                     
PG 302-18                     Speed Monitoring Systems - Rte 210                      
PG 303-18                     Alcoholic Beverages - Class BLX License - Movie Theaters           
PG 304-18                     Alcoholic Beverages-Entertainment Permits-Exception                
PGMC 102-18               Special Exception Hearings - Required Notice                   
PGMC 108-18                Maryland-Washington Regional - Prince George's County - Municipal Authority              
PGMC 103-18               Connection Pipe Emergency Replacement Loan Program            
PGMC 109-18               Public Utilities - Property Management
PGMC 114-18               Ancostia River Trail – Solar Lighting Study

For more information on any of these bills use this

Washington Post Writes Article On My Plan

to Introduce Legislation to Separate Maryland from

Republican Tax Proposals in Congress
What is happening in Washington will have a tremendous impact on Maryland. The Republican tax package now being debated in Congress will give multi-millionaires a huge tax credit, There is at least one thing that we in Maryland can do to separate ourselves from the Federal Tax Package.
We need to de-couple from the Federal Estate Tax Changes.

23rd Mount Rainier Community Crafts Fair 

Sat. Dec. 2 10AM-5PM

“This cooperative community event offers a wide variety of vendors with crafts including (but not limited to!) soap, jewelry, pottery, art, sculpture, photography,
and knitted and crocheted clothing. The fair is not limited to adults. Each year there is one table exclusively for kids, allowing young crafters to sell their wares. As always, all items are hand crafted by the crafter, making each item at the fair special and unique.”

Location: Joe's Movement Emporium
3309 Bunker Hill Road, Mount Rainier

Save the Date – District 47 Holiday Party & Toy Drive
 Thursday Dec 21st
7 PM – 11 PM
Mexico Lindo Restaurant
5652 Annapolis Rd, Bladensburg

[Admission is free but please bring an unwrapped toy which will be donated to the St. Anne's Center for Children, Youth and Families]
Toys for Tots Toy Drive is Underway at PGPD

The gym at Prince George’s County Police headquarters is filling up fast with boxes of toys – including hundreds of new bikes. The PGPD is once again proudly partnering with the United States Marine Corps Reserves in hosting the Toys for Tots program in Prince George’s County. Every Christmas season the program collects new and unwrapped toys and distributes them to families in need. Donations are now being accepted for this year’s toy drive. Please visit to find drop-off locations and to register to receive toys. The toys collected by the PGPD and our partners will be distributed in December to those who have pre-registered.

Authorized for by Friends of Jimmy Tarlau, Jodi Beder Treasurer