Meeting Time: October 05, 2021 at 10:00am EDT
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RULES OF COURTESY You are now participating in the process of representative government. We welcome your interest and hope you will attend Prince George's County Council meetings often. Good government depends on the interest and involvement of you and your fellow citizens. To insure fair and orderly meetings, the Council has adopted rules which apply to all members of the Council, administrative staff, news media, citizens and visitors. The procedures provide: 1. No one shall delay or interrupt the proceedings or refuse to obey the orders of the presiding officer. 2. Posters or Placards must remain outside the Council Hearing Room. 3. No smoking is permitted in the County Administration Building. 4. Citizens are admitted up to the Fire Safety capacity of the Hearing Room. Overflow crowds may listen to proceedings on loudspeakers provided in the lobby area. REGULAR COUNCIL MEETINGS The Prince George's County Council meets at 10:00 a.m. each Tuesday in the Council Hearing Room in the County Administration Building, Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Legislative sessions are held on the first and third Tuesday of each month and business meetings are scheduled on the alternate weeks. All County Council Sessions are public meetings, however, a part of the meeting may be conducted in closed session. In addition to its normal function as the County Council, the Council will frequently sit as the District Council for zoning matters or as the Board of Health. The capacity in which the Council acts on agenda items will be recorded in the minutes for each meeting. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN COUNCIL MEETINGS Meetings of the Council are formal proceedings and all comments are recorded. Members of the audience are typically provided an opportunity to address the Council at each meeting. Participation is also welcomed during the public hearing process. Those wishing to testify at a public hearing are urged to telephone the Clerk's office at 301-952-3600 for placement on the advance speakers' list. Registration is also accepted in the hearing room. The following information is provided as a guide to public participation in the Council Meeting. When you are called by the presiding officer, please follow these steps: 1. Come forward to the speaker's podium and state your name and address. 2. Present your comments as succinctly as possible. Avoid duplicate testimony. 3. Confine your remarks to three minutes, if the presiding officer has indicated time limits would be in effect. 4. If you have a written statement, give it and other supporting material to the Clerk. In accordance with ADA Requirements, accommodations for hearing impaired, disabled persons and visually impaired can be provided upon reasonable notice to the Clerk of the Council. Sign language and interpreters for non-english speakers are available with advance notice by calling 301-952-3600. In the event of inclement weather, please call 301-952-4810 to confirm the status of County Business. FOR LIVE STREAMING AND VIDEO VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT: PLEASE SILENCE ALL CELLULAR PHONES WHILE IN THE HEARING ROOM.