MGM Development, Public Safety Town Hall Meeting, and more

News from our County Councilperson, Mel Franklin, minus the partisan information:

MGM Development Agreement – Public Feedback
The County has negotiated a community benefits agreement with MGM National Harbor for local employment, local business opportunities, and other community benefits at the nearly $1 billion future resort-entertainment complex.  The Council will consider approving the agreement in the next few weeks.  Please share your feedback about the agreement by e-mailing the County Council at and cc
Please review this information for more details:
County Executive’s Summary of the Agreement (PDF)
Full Community Benefits Agreement (PDF)
County Council Statement on the Agreement
Washington Business Journal Article about the Agreement

Council Public Safety Town Hall Meeting – July 1

The Prince George’s County Council will host “Building On Our Successes: Making Prince George’s County an Even Safer Community,” a Town Hall Meeting focusing on public safety in Prince George’s County, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 7:00 p.m.

The Town Hall Meeting will be held in the Council Hearing Room, First Floor, County Administration Building, 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive, in Upper Marlboro. We will feature the Police Dept., Fire/EMS Dept., Office of the Sheriff, State’s Attorney’s Office, Corrections Dept, and Dept. of Homeland Security. Citizens will also have an opportunity to participate in a question and answer session, and share their thoughts on issues of community concern with the County’s top public safety officials.
Prince George’s County Board of Elections Information
The 2014 MD Gubernatorial Primary is Tuesday, June 24, 2014 with polls open from 7AM-8PM
Here are some important links below:
View 2014 Gubernatorial Primary Ballots
Military and Overseas Voters (UOCAVA)
Voter Lookup
Voter Information
Election Results
Precincts: Polling Places, and Elected Officials
Absentee Ballots
-A new $650 million Regional Medical Center coming to Largo
-$140 million in proposed investments in expanding MedStar Southern MD Hospital in Clinton

Bringing the World to Prince George’s County – Chair’s Show

Do You Have a Problem that the County Government Can Help With?
For constituent service issues in District 9, you have two options: (1) Please call the County Government’s customer service center by dialing 3-1-1 or online at, or (2) Contact the District 9 Office directly at or 301-952-3820.

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