|Accountability, Compliance and Integrity (ACI) Advisory Board, The
||Charged with reviewing current county oversight, researching best practices, and providing specific recommendations to County Executive and the County Council.
|Accokeek Development Review District Commission
||Reviews and comments on all applications for subdivision of
land located within the Accokeek Road Corridor boundaries and
be made a party of record in all zoning and subdivision matters
for which parties of record are identified, which involve property
within the District before the Zoning Hearing Examiner, the
Planning Board, or the District Council.
|Adult Public Guardianship Review Board
||Responsible for reviewing the Department of Social Services
and the Department of Services and Programs to the Aging's guardianship
cases in which adults have been found legally incompetent to
make reasoned decisions concerning their own care.
Advisory Committee on Aging
Receives reports from the Department of Family Services regarding the status of current operations and future planning. Recommends various services and programs for the aging, while maintaining communication between our older citizens, the County Executive and County Council. Strives for a fuller utilization of the energies, skills, and knowledge of our older citizens for the benefit of themselves and society.
|Agricultural Land Preservation Advisory Board
||Advises the County with respect to the establishment of agricultural districts and the approval of purchases of easements by the foundation within the County. Assists the County in reviewing the status of agricultural districts and land under easement and advises the foundation concerning County priorities for agricultural preservation. Promotes preservation of agriculture within the County by offering information and assistance to farmers with respect to establishment of districts and purchase of easements.
|Agricultural Resources Advisory Commission
||Serves as the central point of information for the farming
community regarding governmental programs affecting agricultural
operations and advises the County regarding the effect on agricultural
operations of potential and existing laws, policies, rules and
|Animal Control Commission
||Recommends to the County Executive and to the Director rules
and regulations regarding the animal control shelter and its
operations. Conducts public hearings to determine whether violations
have occurred and recommends changes in the law regarding the
control of animals.
Anacostia Watershed Restoration Committee
||Coordinates and implements restoration projects throughout
the watershed since its founding.
|Appeals, Board of
||Appointed by the Council to hear and determine all administrative
appeals allowed by ordinance or law. The jurisdiction of the
Board of Appeals shall not extend to any provision of the County
Code which does not expressly provide for such jurisdiction.
Art in Public Places Panel
||Require that a certain percentage of the construction projects
be designed for works of art. Works of art include, but are
not limited to, paintings, sculptures, engravings, carvings,
frescos, glass, or fountains, located either exterior or interior
to the facility and readily accessible for viewing by the public.
|Beautification Committee/Tree Planting Committee
||Provides for a systematic procedure for the beautification
of the streets, roads and public rights of way. Provides for
the facilitation of citizen participation in the fulfillment
of an established plan and encourage each municipality to cooperate
and coordinate their endeavors with the County.
|Building Contractors, Board of Registration for
||Provides for the licensing and regulation of residential building
contracts within Prince George's County. The board is authorized
to administer the granting, denial, revocation and suspension
of licenses; and to develop standards for the grating, renewal,
denial, revocation or suspension of such licenses.
|Cable Television Commission
||Invites, receives, reviews and evaluates applications for
CATV franchise and, following public hearings, recommends to
the County Council the approval of those franchises which will
best serve the residents of Prince George's County.
|Citizen Complaint Oversight
||Reviews the investigations of the Police Department and the
Human Relations Commission and report the thoroughness and objectivity
of the investigations to the Police Chief.
Charter Review Commission
Pursuant to Charter, a commission is appointed quadrennially to comprehensively
review the provisions of the County Charter and recommend changes where
Commission for Children, Youth and Families
The mission of the Prince George's County Commission for Children, Youth and Families, also known as the Local Management Board (LMB), is to enhance the quality of life for children, youth, and families in Prince George's County, Maryland. This encompasses planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating a comprehensive, integrated human service delivery system for children, youth, and families in Prince George's County, Maryland and building on their capacity to be self-sufficient, safe, and healthy.
|Commission for Education Excellence
||The Commission is charged with the evaluation of innovative programs, policies, and initiatives targeted towards improving the educational achievement of all County students; the engagement of the community to enhance the image of Prince George’s County Public Schools; and the alignment of County resources to improve support for school system needs.
|Elections, Board of
||Responsible for the supervision of elections, voter registration
and record keeping, and
the administration of election laws in Prince George's County,
in accordance with Article 33 of the Annotated Code of Maryland.
The Board and the Election Administrator seek to provide voter
registration to every County citizen who wishes it.
|Electricians, Board of Registration for Master Electricians
and Electrical Contractors
||Receives applications and gives examinations from any persons
desiring to be licensed as an electrical contractor of master
electrician. The Board also holds hearings on the denial, revocation
and suspension of a license.
|Enterprise Road Corridor Development Review District
||Reviews and comments on all applications for subdivision of
land located within the Enterprise Road Corridor boundaries
and be made a party of record in all zoning and subdivision
matters for which parties of record are identified, which involve
property within the District before the Zoning Hearing Examiner,
the Planning Board, or the District Council.
|Ethics, Board of
||Renders advisory opinions to officers and the employees of
the County as to all questions arising under the Code of Ethics.
Also receives complaints and conduct investigations in connection
with the Code of Ethics.
|Gaming Permit Review Board
||Responsible for approving any application for a new charitable
gaming event permit.
|Historical and Cultural Trust
||Preserves and maintains historical, aesthetic and cultural
properties, buildings, fixtures, furnishings and appurtenances
pertaining in any way to Prince George's County from earliest
times, to encourage others to do so and to promote interest
in and study of such matters.
|Historic Preservation Commission
||Research historic resources and to recommend to the Planning
Board and District Council, which ones should be classified
as Historic Sites or Historic Districts in the master plan for
||Provides housing, housing rehabilitation, housing projects,
integrally related commercial structures, and the financing
of such housing for County residents.
|Human Relations Commission
||Eliminate discriminatory practices within the County in the
areas of housing, employment, law enforcement, education, public
accommodations, commercial real estate, and any other facets
of the lives of its citizens where such practices may be found
|Industrial Development Authority
||To accomplish relief of conditions of unemployment and encourage
an increase of industry and commerce, and a balanced economy.
Attract new industry and commerce through port development and
the control, reduction, or abatement of pollution of the environment
and the utilization and disposal of wastes.
|Intermediate Sanctions Policy Board
||Develops intermediate sanctions programs, establish and review
policy guidelines for intermediate sanctions programs and evaluate
the effectiveness of intermediate sanctions programs. The term
"intermediate sanctions" shall include all correctional
diversionary programs, both pre- and post-incarceration.
|Library Trustees, Board of
||Determines the policy of the Prince George's County Memorial
Library, including types of services, personnel, regulations,
budgetary controls and all phases of library operations.
|License Commissioners, Board of
||Responsible for the issuance of new licenses, the approval
of requests and transfers of location and for assignment of
licenses. In addition, the Board staff, under the direction
of the Board, is responsible for the inspection and supervision
of all premises licensed by the Board in Prince George's County
to see that the alcoholic beverage laws are enforced.
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Recommends text amendments to the zoning ordinance, subdivision
regulations and other rules and regulations. Responsible for
planning, platting and zoning functions that are primarily local
in scope, affecting the Regional District as a planning unit.
Administration of subdivision regulations preparation and adoption
recommendations to the District Council with respect to zoning
map amendments. The Commission is also responsible for the administration
of a park and recreation system in the Regional District.
|Medical Advisory Board
||In addition to specific recommendations submitted on retirement
requests, the Board may recommend changes to the existing retirement
practices and procedures as it deems appropriate.
|Mental Health Advisory Board
||Plan, coordinate, assess, evaluate, and make recommendations
for the improvement of existing services and the development
of new programs and facilities in their respective designated
areas of concern.
|Minority Business Opportunity Commission
||Monitor the efforts of County government in procuring goods
and services from minority business enterprises through the
implementation of and compliance with the County's Minority
Business Opportunities Program. The Commission shall also recommend
changes in County procurement policies, programs, and practices
and recommend legislation designed to better enable the County
to achieve the goals stated in the Code.
|Nuisance Abatement Board
||The board shall hear complaints which allege
that any premises constitute a public nuisance. Upon receipt
of such allegation, the board shall give notice and an opportunity
for a hearing to determine whether a public nuisance exists.
|Park and Recreation Advisory Board
||Makes recommendations to the County Executive, the County
Council, and the Prince George's County Planning Board, relative
to planning and conducting a diversified park and recreation
program in Prince George's County.
||Advise and consult with County officials on matters concerning
the administration of the County career service, personnel rules
and regulations, and to report to the County Executive and the
County Council on the operations of the personnel system. The
board also hears appeals from employees in the classified service
or appeals by any person who has taken or sought to take an
examination leading to promotion or employment.
|Property Tax Assessment Appeals Board
||With respect to any property assessed locally, any taxpayer,
or city, or the Attorney
General or department, on behalf of the State, may demand a
further hearing before the Property Tax Assessment Board of
any property or any unit of tax value, or as to the increase,
reduction or abatement of, or refusal to increase, reduce or
abate, any such assessment, or as to the classification thereof,
made by the initial assessing authority for the next ensuing
|Public Employee Relations Board
||An administrative law board which administers the County's
Labor Code with respect to representation matters, unfair labor
practices and negotiability disputes, and impasse disputes.
||Acquire within the boundary lines of the County, land and
property of every kind, and any right, interest, franchise,
easement, or privilege in the property, by purchase, lease,
gift, condemnation, or any other legal means, for residential,
commercial, or industrial development or redevelopment, for
the revitalization of our County's older communities.
|Community Advisory Committed for the Redevelopment
||Assist and advise the Redevelopment Authority
|Refrigeration, Heating and Air Conditioning Licensing
||Develops and suggests to the Director programs, policies,
standards, regulations, and procedures governing the technical
aspect of licensing and registering persons, firms and corporations
engaged within the jurisdiction in the business of refrigeration,
air conditioning and/or heating, and mechanical ventilation.
Develop and administer examinations to determine eligibility
of applicants for licensing and approve or disapprove such licenses
and certify those which are approved to the Director. Conduct
hearings relating to the eligibility, suspension, revocation, or denial of licenses or registration.
||Exercise its powers for projects within the boundary lines
of the County devoted wholly or partially for public uses, good,
or general welfare, and to stimulate employment and economic
growth in the County.
|Sand and Gravel Operations, Advisory Committee
||Serve as the central point of information for industry, citizens,
and government on the status of specific operations, and proposed
requests for new operations. Be knowledgeable of all laws, rules
and regulations governing the industry. Assist, develop and
conduct programs, coordinate meetings between citizens and industry
representatives, and work to establish better communication
and understanding between the sand and gravel industry and the
|Social Services Board
||Advise the local director and the State Board as to the local
application of State policies or procedures. To be well informed
on local departmental activities and to communicate to the residents
of the County comprehensive information as to the objectives,
policies, programs and problems of local social services and
public assistance administration.
Conservation District, Board of Supervisors
||Approve or disapprove plans for clearing, grading, transportation,
or otherwise distributing soil, to distribute general information
and specific written recommendations concerning the control
of erosion and siltation, and the elimination of pollution associated
with such activity.
|Spending Affordability Committee
||Make recommendations to the County Executive, the County Council
and the Office of Management and Budget concerning spending
affordability and ways to improve the County's budgetary procedures
||Review programs, policies, standards, regulations and procedures
governing the technical aspect of licensing and registration
and make any recommendations to the Director, County Executive
and County Council. Develop examinations to be administered
by the Department in order to determine eligibility of applicants
for licensing. Hear appeals of violation notices issued under
Subtitle 20. Taxicabs and Other Vehicles for Hire, and decisions
and actions of the Director to deny, revoke, or suspend any
license or certificate required.
|Telecommunications Transmission Facility Coordinating Committee
||Encourages the co-location of telecommunication facilities on existing structures and minimizes the community impact of new telecommunication facilities by promoting alternative sites and techniques to mitigate the visual impact. The TTFCC reviews and makes recommendations to the telecommunication carriers on their cell tower applications.
Veterans, Commission for
||The Prince Georges County Commission for Veterans develops and promotes new and existing programs and services for Veterans and their families within the County. It is the Commission’s vision Prince George’s County offer our Veterans quality services and programs to ensure the enrichment and enhancement of life for our men and women and their families.
|Wage Determination Board
||Adopt, establish, repeal, modify, change or amend schedules of prevailing hourly rates of wages to be paid to workmen and apprentices employed on certain public works. The functions and duties include determining the method of wage rates, authorizing the Board to promulgate rules and regulations, and to make final determination with regard to restriction and liquidated damages for violations of certain provisions.
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
||Recommends and makes policy in the areas of public water supply, pollution control, storm drainage system development and the development and enforcement of plumbing and gas fitting regulations.
Washington Suburban Transit Commission
||Develop on a bi-county basis, planning and financing capabilities for a rapid rail transportation system, including mass transit facilities for the needs and growth of Prince George's and Montgomery County.
Women, Commission for
||Develop when necessary an information and referral system for all services in the County related specifically to the needs of women, and to develop other services when a need for such services is determined.