Posted on: September 23, 2016

The Central Connections Bi-Annual Newsletter

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Success is often the result of having the right connections.

At the Office of Central Services, we understand connection is key. We are stronger, more creative, efficient and effective with the right connections.
OCS is committed to building and strengthening our connections, within and outside of our agency, allo...Read on...

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Prince George’s County Announces Memorandum of Understanding with U.S. Pan Asian Chamber of Commerce

LARGO, MD – Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III recently announced that the County has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce (USPAACC).

For Immediate Release:
June 25, 2016

For more information:Denise Roberts
Communications & Outreach ManagerSupplier Development & Diversity Division
Prince George's County Office of Central Services301-883-6480—office, 240-417-8013—mobi...Read on...


Posted on: July 27, 2016

Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant for 2016

FY 2016 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Formula Program: Local Solicitation
Joint Application for $312,667

The Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant requires the application be made available for public comment. To make...Read on...


Posted on: September 19, 2016

Prince George’s County Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

This week, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, marked the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month by proclaiming it as Prince George’s County Hispanic Heritage Month.

Upper Marlboro, MD – This week, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, marked the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month by proclaiming it as Prince George’s County Hispanic Heritage Month. Observed from September 15 to October 15, it...Read on...

For more Hispanic Heritage Month events
Posted on: September 15, 2016

Statement of Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III:

Dr. Carla Hayden is Sworn-In as First African American and First Woman to Lead Library of Congress

Upper Marlboro, MD – Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III released this statement following the swearing of Dr. Carla Hayden as the new Librarian of Congress.

“I want to lend my voice on behalf of the 900,000 residents of Prince Geor...Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

County Executive to Host Pep Rally and Declare “Washington Redskins Kick-Off Week”

County Executive Welcomes “The Voice of the Redskins” Larry Michael, "The First Ladies of Football" - the Washington Redskins Cheerleaders and former Redskins' Player and County resident, Ken Jenkins, to County Administration Building in Upper Marlboro

Upper Marlboro, Maryland – Tomorrow, Wednesday, September 7, at 10:30 a.m., at the County Administration Building (CAB) in Upper Marlboro (Courthouse Promenade Side), Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, will be joined by Prince George’...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2016

Statement of Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III:

Despite Notification of Termination of the Prince George’s County Public Schools Head Start Program
Head Start Program will start on time on August 29, 2016

Upper Marlboro, MD – Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III released this statement following notification by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that Prince George’s County Head Start program grant has been terminated ...Read on...

Posted on: August 16, 2016

Statement of Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III:

Retirement of Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Chief Cathy Lanier

Upper Marlboro, MD – Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III released this statement following the retirement announcement of the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Chief Cathy Lanier:

“Like many throughout the re...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

Langley Park Multi-Service Center No Longer Accepting Clothing or Other Items for Victims

Overwhelming support from the community has filled needs, but monetary donations are still encouraged

Upper Marlboro, Maryland – Due to an overwhelming response from the community, the amount of items donated to assist the victims of the explosion at the Long Branch Apartments earlier this week exceeds the current need. Prince George’s County Executive Ru...Read on...

Montgomery Housing Partnership (MHP)
Posted on: August 12, 2016

Accepting Donations for Victims of Silver Spring Apartment Explosion

Prince George’s County Langley Park Multi-Service Center Accepting Donations for Victims of Silver Spring Apartment Explosion

Upper Marlboro, Maryland – Beginning today through Sunday, August 14, 2016, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, in collaboration with Senator Victor Ramirez (D-District 47), has established a drop-off location for Prince George’s Cou...Read on...

Montgomery Housing Partnership (MHP)
Posted on: August 9, 2016

Statement of Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III:

Discovery of Pseudomonas Bacteria at Prince George's Hospital Center in Cheverly

Upper Marlboro, MD – Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III released this statement in wake of news of discovery of the pseudomonas bacteria in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at the Prince George's County Hospital Center in Chever...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2016

Statement of Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III:

District Court of Prince George’s County Judicial Appointments

Upper Marlboro, MD – Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III released this statement in wake of Governor Hogan’s appointments of Bryon Bereano, Ada Clark-Edwards, and Donnaka Lewis to the District Court of Prince George’s County:

“I app...Read on...

Governor Hogan’s appointments
Posted on: August 4, 2016

Statement of Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III

Ruling by Federal Judge May Cause Delay in Purple Line Construction

Upper Marlboro, MD – Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III released this statement in wake of a ruling from a Federal Judge that will cause a delay in the construction of the Purple Line:

"The need for this vital east-west transpo...Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2016

The TNI Fund for Community Innovation Awards $142,000 to Nonprofits

The Transforming Neighborhood Initiative (TNI) Fund for Community Innovation Awards $142,000 to Nonprofits Serving Prince George’s County, Maryland

UPPER MARLBORO, MARYLAND – Yesterday, Prince George’s County Executive, Rushern L. Baker, III, was joined by Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, Chief Executive Officer, Prince George’s County Public Schools, to recognize nine nonprofit organizations that received a to...Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2016

Statement of Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III:

Deaths of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, four Dallas Police Department Officers, and a Dallas Area Rapid Transit Officer.

Upper Marlboro, MD – Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III released this statement in wake of the tragic deaths of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, five Dallas Police Department Officers, and a Dallas Area Rapid Transit Officer.

“Th...Read on...

Posted on: July 2, 2016

Prince George’s County 4th of July Events

County Government closed on Monday, July 4,2016 for holiday weekend

Upper Marlboro, MD – This weekend, Prince George’s County will join the Nation in celebrating the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the birth of the United States of America. The Prince George’s County Government will be closed on Monday, Jul...Read on...

Posted on: June 28, 2016

Statement of Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III

Passing of University of Tennessee Women’s Basketball Coach Pat Summitt

Upper Marlboro, MD – Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III released this statement in wake of news that legendary University of Tennessee Women’s Basketball Coach Pat Summitt died at age 64, five years since being diagnosed with early ons...Read on...


Posted on: September 26, 2016

County Executive Baker Public Schedule for September 26-30, 2016

Monday, September 26, 2016

No Public Schedule
(County Executive not able to attend previously scheduled Christmas in April Golf Tournament event)

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

10:00 AM

County Executive to be interviewed live on WBAL Ra...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2016

County Executive Public Schedule for September 23, 2016

10:30 AM

County Executive Baker to deliver remarks at “I See Opportunity: An Announcement of New Investments in Iverson Mall and the Suitland Area”

Iverson Mall
3737 Branch Ave.Temple Hills, MD 20748

12:00 PM

County Executive Baker to...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

County Executive Public Schedule for September 20-23, 2016

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

No Public Schedule

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

No Public Schedule

Thursday, September 22, 2016

9:00 AM

County Executive Baker to deliver remarks at the United Way Board Retreat

Prince George's ...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2016

County Executive Public Schedule for September 10-16, 2016

Saturday, September 10, 2016

8:00 AM

County Executive Baker to participate in the National Capital Region Stair Climb and 5K Walk Hosted by the Prince George’s Fire/EMS Department (PGFD)

Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center

20...Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III Public Schedule for September 7-9, 2016

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

10:30 AM

County Executive Baker to host pep rally and declare “Washington Redskins Kick-Off Week” in Prince George’s County

County Administration Building
Courtyard Promenade14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive
Upp...Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2016

County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III Public Schedule

Saturday, August 27, 2016

No Public Schedule

Sunday, August 28, 2016

No Public Schedule

Monday, August 29, 2016

10:00 AM

County Executive Baker to visit Glassmanor Elementary School for First Day of Head Start Program

Oxon H...Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2016

County Executive Baker Public Schedule for August 20-26, 2016

Saturday, August 20, 2016

7:00 PM

County Executive Baker to attend Opening Ceremony and Launch Party of the Pyramid Atlantic Art Center in Hyattsville

Pyramid Atlantic Art Center
4318 Gallatin StreetHyattsville, MD

Sunday, August 21, ...Read on...

Posted on: August 5, 2016

County Executive Baker Public Schedule for August 6-12, 2016

Saturday, August 6, 2016

No Public Schedule

Sunday, August 7, 2016

No Public Schedule

Monday, August 8 2016

8:30 AM

County Executive Baker to deliver greetings at the Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) New Educator Ori...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2016

County Executive Baker Public Schedule for August 2-5, 2016

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

County Executive Baker to attend National Night Out events taking place in various communities countywide:

6:00 PM

County Executive Baker to participate in the Hillcrest Heights Civic Association National Night Out
...Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2016

Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III Public Schedule for Tuesday, July 19, 2016

3:30 PM

County Executive Baker to deliver opening remarks at Bisnow's 6th Annual "Future of Prince George's County Forum"

BECO Building
9701 Philadelphia Ct.,
Lanham-Seabrook, MD

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III Public Schedule for July 16 – July 22

Saturday, July 16, 2016

No Public Schedule

Sunday, July 17, 2016

No Public Schedule

Monday, July 18, 2016

12:00 PM

County Executive Baker to deliver remarks at the University of Maryland Medical Systems (UMMS) / Laurel Regional ...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2016

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III Public Schedule for June 25 – July 1

Saturday, June 25, 2016
7:00 AM

County Executive Baker to deliver remarks at the Kick-Off to the 3rd Annual Heart & Health Bike Tour

Greenbelt Metro Station5717 Greenbelt Road
Berwyn Heights, MD

11:00 AM

County Executive Baker t...Read on...


Posted on: September 26, 2016

Columbus Day

Closed for Columbus Day with Boat

All county offices will be closed, except public safety agencies, on October 10th.

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

Property Tax Reminder

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Tax bills are due by September 30th in full unless paying semiannually (owner-occupied residential property only).

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

ExplorePGC

Screenshot of Explore PGC Mobile Application

The Explore Prince George’s mobile app is your one-stop guide to everything Prince George’s and beyond. Download “ExplorePGC” now for instant access on where to eat, play and stay.

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Posted on: June 2, 2016

County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III

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With nearly 500 square miles of rural, suburban and urban communities, the county is home to approximately 900,000 residents and is the 2nd largest in the state. We invite you to Experience, Expand and Explore Prince George’s County, MD.


Posted on: September 23, 2016

Prince George's Board of Elections promotes national voter registration day

Volunteers from all over the country will hit the streets for National Voter Registration Day.

LARGO, MD – On September 27, 2016, volunteers from all over the country will hit the streets for National Voter Registration Day. The Prince George’s County Board of Elections and WHUR Radio are joining in this national effort. We will have volunteers r...Read on...


Posted on: September 23, 2016

Prince George’s County Columbus Day Holiday Closures

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Prince George’s County government offices, with the exception of public safety agencies, will be closed on Monday, October 10, 2016, in observance of Columbus Day.

LARGO, MD –– Prince George’s County Government offices will be closed on Monday, October 10, 2016 in observance of Columbus Day, with the exception of the facilities and operations noted below:

The Department of the Environment (DoE):
Animal Services ...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2016

Capture a Rain Barrel for $75

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For a limited time, County residents can save $54 off the purchase of a rain barrel and get it FREE after rebate!

Largo, MD – Prince George’s County Government in partnership with the City of Hyattsville, Plumbers and Gasfitters Local 5 Washington D.C. and the Hyattsville Environmental Committee is making it easier for homeowners to enjoy the benefits of rainwater ha...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Prince George's County Launches PGCLitterTRAK

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Litter tracking tool focuses on reducing trash and debris throughout the County

Prince George’s County has another weapon in the fight for a litter free County. PGCLitterTRAK, a mobile application, which assists County residents, community organizations and businesses report their efforts to reduce litter and keep Prince George’s cle...Read on...

PGCLitterTRAK User Sign Up Form
Posted on: July 20, 2016

County Launches Online Clean Water Mapping Tool

Clean Water Map

Interactive resource highlights local water quality improvement projects

Largo, MD – Want to know where the next water quality improvement projects are taking place in your community? Now you can easily locate that information with just a few online clicks. The Prince George’s County Department of the Environment (DoE) has la...Read on...

Clean Water Map

Posted on: September 1, 2016

2016 Office of Ethics and Accountability Summer Intern Sydney Best

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Thank you for all your hard work and
dedication and we wish you all the best
in your senior year.


Posted on: September 12, 2016

Commission for Veterans Resume Meetings September 12th

Prince George’s County Commission for Veterans to Resume Monthly Meetings on Monday, September 12, 2016, at 6 PM.

Camp Springs, MD - The Prince George’s County Commission for Veterans will resume their monthly meetings beginning Monday, September 12, 2016, at 6 p.m. The Commission will meet in the Multipurpose Room at the Department of Family Services located at 642...Read on...

Commission for Veterans Web Page

Posted on: August 4, 2016

“Step it Up!” Family Fitness Club Comes to Oxon Run Park at the Hillcrest Heights Community Center

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7 month County wellness campaign tour created to engage communities to exercise, eat healthy, and explore County’s award winning parks.

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release:
August 1, 2016

For More Information Contact:Dellia Williams, Public Information Officer
Prince George's County Health Department301-883-7835 / 240-417-8443

Ahmane’ Glover, Communications Specialist
Pri...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 6, 2016

2016 PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COOLING CENTER LOCATIONS

For Immediate Release:
July 6, 2016

For More Information Contact:Rhonda D. Jackson
Public Information Officer, Office of Homeland Security and Emergency ManagementOffice: 301-324-4333

2016 PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY COOLING CENTER LOCATIONS ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

Board of Elections Promotes National Voter Registration Day

Volunteers from all over the country will hit the streets for National Voter Registration Day.

LARGO, MD – On September 27, 2016, volunteers from all over the country will hit the streets for National Voter Registration Day. The Prince George’s County Board of Elections and WHUR Radio are joining in this national effort. We will have volunteers r...Read on...

Visit Board of Elections
Posted on: September 26, 2016

The Central Connections Bi-Annual Newsletter

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Success is often the result of having the right connections.

At the Office of Central Services (OCS), we understand connection is key. We are stronger, more creative, efficient and effective with the right connections.
OCS is committed to building and strengthening our connections, within and outside of our agency...Read on...

Download the Newsletter
Posted on: September 26, 2016

Capture a Rain Barrel for $75

rain barrel photo.jpg

For a limited time, County residents can save $54 off the purchase of a rain barrel and get it FREE after rebate!

Largo, MD – Prince George’s County Government in partnership with the City of Hyattsville, Plumbers and Gasfitters Local 5 Washington D.C. and the Hyattsville Environmental Committee is making it easier for homeowners to enjoy the benefits of rainwater ha...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2016

Prince George's Board of Elections promotes national voter registration day

Volunteers from all over the country will hit the streets for National Voter Registration Day.

LARGO, MD – On September 27, 2016, volunteers from all over the country will hit the streets for National Voter Registration Day. The Prince George’s County Board of Elections and WHUR Radio are joining in this national effort. We will have volunteers r...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

Prince George’s County Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, marked the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month by proclaiming it as Prince George’s County Hispanic Heritage Month.

Upper Marlboro, MD – This week, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, marked the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month by proclaiming it as Prince George’s County Hispanic Heritage Month. Observed from September 15 to October 15, it...Read on...

For more Hispanic Heritage Month events
Posted on: September 15, 2016

Statement of Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III

Dr. Carla Hayden is Sworn-In as First African American and First Woman to Lead Library of Congress

Upper Marlboro, MD – Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III released this statement following the swearing of Dr. Carla Hayden as the new Librarian of Congress.

“I want to lend my voice on behalf of the 900,000 residents of Prince Geor...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

REMINDER: Register for the Fall 2016 ‘Clean Up Green Up’

"'Clean Up Green Up' is an opportunity for residents to beautify their neighborhoods by coming together for a day of cleaning, weeding, mulching and litter removal,” said Darrell B. Mobley, Director of the Department of Public Works and Transportation.

LARGO, MD - Prince George’s County invites community organizations, schools and businesses to join us for the annual countywide Fall 2016 ‘Clean Up Green Up’ on Saturday, October 29, 2016.
“‘Clean Up Green Up’ is an opportunity for residents to beautify ...Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Prince George's County Launches PGCLitterTRAK

Litter tracking tool focuses on reducing trash and debris throughout the County

Prince George’s County has another weapon in the fight for a litter free County. PGCLitterTRAK, a mobile application, which assists County residents, community organizations and businesses report their efforts to reduce litter and keep Prince George’s cle...Read on...

PGCLitterTRAK User Sign Up Form

Posted on: September 2, 2016

Prince George’s County Asks Residents to Take Action Now to Prepare

September is Maryland Preparedness Month

Landover, MD – The Prince George’s County Office of Homeland Security/Office of Emergency Management reminds residents that September is a good time to review preparedness information for severe weather and other emergencies throughout the year. September...Read on...

Preparedness Center

Posted on: August 25, 2016

MY HOME II PROGRAM IS BACK! BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 1st

First-time Home Buyer Delante Davis on his way to move into his new home

Largo, MD --- On September 1st, the Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will re-open the popular My HOME II Program which provides first-time home buyers with up to $20,000 in down payment and closing costs for th...Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2016

HIP Works to Build Affordable Housing

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, administered by the Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)’s Community Planning and Development Division, provides annual grants on a competitive basis, to eligib...Read on...

View DHCD home page for before and after photos
Posted on: June 16, 2016

FOUR WINNERS OF THE HOUSE LOTTERY BEGIN THEIR PATH TO HOME OWNERSHIP IN PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY

Largo, MD --- The Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and the Housing Authority of Prince George's County hosted a successful 2016 Housing Fair on Saturday, June 11th with over 3,000 attendees seeking information ...Read on...


Posted on: August 4, 2014

Fiscal Year 2017 Tax Differential Meeting

Fiscal Year 2017 Tax Differential Program Municipal Meeting

Fiscal Year 2017 Tax Differential Program Municipal Meeting

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will be holding its fiscal year 2017 tax differential program meeting for municipal leaders from 10 a.m. to noon on Thursday, October 7 in the Count...Read on...


Posted on: September 15, 2016

Notice of Public Comment - CAPER 2016

The Prince George’s County Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has opened a 15-day public comment period and is making the FY 2016 Draft Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) available to the public for review an...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: July 22, 2016

Modification to the Annual Action Plan for Housing and Community Development: FY 2017

The modification to the Prince George’s County Annual Action Plan for Housing and Community Development: Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 is now available for the general public.
The Annual Action Plan (“AAP”) for Housing and Community Development is a comprehensiv...Read on...

View Full Public Notice

Posted on: September 15, 2016

REMINDER: Register for the Fall 2016 ‘Clean Up Green Up’

"'Clean Up Green Up' is an opportunity for residents to beautify their neighborhoods by coming together for a day of cleaning, weeding, mulching and litter removal,” said Darrell B. Mobley, Director of the Department of Public Works and Transportation.

LARGO, MD - Prince George’s County invites community organizations, schools and businesses to join us for the annual countywide Fall 2016 ‘Clean Up Green Up’ on Saturday, October 29, 2016.
“‘Clean Up Green Up’ is an opportunity for residents to beautify...Read on...

Posted on: August 16, 2016

Fall 2016 Clean Up Green Up

'Clean Up Green Up'

LARGO, MD - Prince George’s County invites community organizations, schools and businesses to join us for the annual countywide Fall 2016 ‘Clean Up Green Up’ on Saturday, October 29, 2016.

“‘Clean Up Green Up’ is an opportunity for residents to beauti...Read on...

Download and Complete the Application

Posted on: August 3, 2016

Prince George’s County Becomes A New ACA Consumer Assistance Organization

Landover, MD--Prince George’s County has been awarded $1.6 million for FY2017 by the Maryland Health Benefits Exchange (MHBE), the administrator of Maryland’s health insurance marketplace, to provide enrollment assistance, education and outreach to Prince...Read on...

Maryland Health Connection