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Get Involved in PG County Government: 2 Opportunities!

Currently there are two great opportunities to get involved in shaping PG County Government. First, the County Executive is accepting applications for one of his School Board At-Large appointees. They are looking for a PG County citizen who can “demonstrate a high level of knowledge and/or experience in the area of management,” and possesses “a high level of knowledge and expertise concerning the successful administration of a large business, nonprofit organization, or government entity.”  If that sounds like you, download the application and email it to educationboard@co.pg.md.us. If snail-mail is more your style, send it to:

The Office of the County Executive
County Administration Building
5th Floor
14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive
Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772-3050

Applications need to be in by Monday, July 27, 2015.

 

The other opportunity comes from the County Council.  Part of this year’s budget bill set up a Blue Ribbon Commission to be made up of citizens, preferably with expertise in matters of budget, finance or public policy, to look over the budget and come up with ways to solve the deficit.

“The Blue Ribbon Commission, established by Council Resolution 26-2015, will propose policies to the County Council and the County Executive over the next year to address the County’s structural deficit – the imbalance caused when normal government spending exceeds tax revenues on an annual basis.  The commission will collect, review and discuss comparative budget data and information regarding Prince George’s County’s fiscal health; policies and practices that affect Prince George’s County’s revenue structure and the strength of its tax base; the structure and fiscal dynamics of Prince George’s County’s government; and feedback from community stakeholders concerning the County’s budget and tax structure. “
Interested? Send a letter and resume before Wednesday July 15, 2015 to ClerkoftheCouncil@co.pg.md.us  or mail it to:
Clerk of the Council
14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive
Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772





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