FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Through October 19, 2021
Contact: Anika Jackson, 301-952-4584
PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY PLANNING BOARD SCHEDULES ANNUAL BUDGET FORUMS
2021 Budget Forums to be Held Virtually
UPPER MARLBORO, MD--The Prince George’s County Planning Board of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) announces it will hold its 2021 Budget Forums virtually this fall, to solicit comments on the Commission’s budget for planning, parks, and recreation in Prince George’s County for the next fiscal year, which begins July 1, 2022.
The virtual public forums will be held from 7-9 p.m. on:
- Tuesday, September 28, 2021
- Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Public participation is encouraged either through a phone bridge or by using GoTo Meeting (online video meeting software). The forums can be viewed live through the Planning Board’s streaming service http://mncppc.iqm2.com and a video recording will be available for review after the hearing. Individuals or representatives of community organizations who wish to speak at this year’s Budget Forum must register online, by noon, the Monday before the forum. To register, visit www.pgplanningboard.org, select “Testify at a Hearing,” select Budget Forum, choose a date and complete the form in its entirety, and submit. Following the registration submission, an email will be sent with the GoTo Meeting information by 3:00 p.m. the Monday before the forum, including the phone number and a web address to connect to the meeting. To submit documentation as a part of the forum, email information to PublicAffairs@ppd.mncppc.org.
Written comments will also be accepted until the close of business, Tuesday, November 2, 2021. Comments may be addressed to Elizabeth M. Hewlett, Chairman, Prince George’s County Planning Board, 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772. Comments may also be faxed to Chairman Hewlett at 301-952-5074 or transmitted via email to PublicAffairs@ppd.mncppc.org.
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission encourages the participation of persons with disabilities in all its programs and services. For special assistance (i.e. large print materials, assistive listening devices, sign language interpretation, etc.) call the Public Affairs Office at 301-952-4584.