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Prince George's County Council Meeting

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 1:30 PM

Prince George's County Council County Administration Building

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14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive Upper Marlboro, Maryland

20772-3050

Council Hearing Room

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County Council Todd M. Turner, Chair, District 4

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Monique Anderson-Walker, District 8 Derrick Leon Davis, District 6 Thomas E. Dernoga, District 1

Mel Franklin, At-Large Dannielle M. Glaros, District 3 Sydney J. Harrison, District 9

Calvin S. Hawkins, II, At-Large Jolene Ivey, District 5

Rodney C. Streeter, Vice Chair, District 7 Deni L. Taveras, District 2

Robert J. Williams, Jr., Council Administrator

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Meeting Agenda - Final (1:00 PM Agenda Briefing Rm 2027)

September 24, 2019County Council Meeting Agenda - Final

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.
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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:
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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.
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REGULAR COUNCIL MEETINGS

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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.
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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.
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PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN COUNCIL MEETINGS

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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.
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FOR LIVE STREAMING AND VIDEO VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT: http://pgccouncil.us

PLEASE SILENCE ALL CELLULAR PHONES WHILE IN THE HEARING ROOM.

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12:00 P.M. - GENERAL ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE (COUNCIL HEARING ROOM)

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(SEE SEPARATE AGENDA)

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1:00 P.M. - AGENDA BRIEFING - (COUNCIL HEARING ROOM)

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1:30 P.M. - CALL TO ORDER - (COUNCIL HEARING ROOM)

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INVOCATION:

Reverend Charles McNeill, Jr., Pastor, Unity Baptist Church, Washington, D.C.

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PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

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REQUESTS BY THE GENERAL PUBLIC TO ADDRESS THE COUNCIL

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BUSINESS MEETING

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1. CONSENT AGENDA

All items listed under the consent agenda have been distributed to each member of the Council for review, are considered to be routine and will be

acted upon by motion in the form listed. There will be no separate discussion of these items. If discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the consent agenda and considered separately.
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(a) Approval of County Council Minutes

MIN 09172019 County Council Minutes dated September 17, 2019.

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CONSENT AGENDA - (CONTINUED)

(b) First Reading of Bills (Presentation)

CB-049-2019 AN ACT CONCERNING UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR HOUSING for the purpose of permitting residents to age in place and to promote accessibility by

requiring future residential housing units to comply with designs that are safe, secure, affordable and appropriate for all types of abilities; and generally regarding universal design.
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Draft: 1

Sponsor(s): Anderson-Walker

B2019049 CB-049-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

To be presented by Council Member Anderson-Walker; referral to PHED

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CB-050-2019 AN ACT CONCERNING PARKING PERMIT AREAS for the purpose of amending the Code to allow for residential parking permit areas to be

designated by the County Executive or County Council.
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Draft: 1

Sponsor(s): Glaros

B2019050 CB-050-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

To be presented by Council Member Glaros; referral to GOFP

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CB-051-2019 AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPALITIES for the purpose of requiring the County to notify municipalities when the County receives notification

from a governmental body that it is disposing of property located within a municipality and when the County collects money on behalf of a municipality.
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Draft: 1

Sponsor(s): Glaros

CB-051-2019 CB-051-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

To be presented by Council Member Glaros; referral to GOFP

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CONSENT AGENDA - (CONTINUED)

CB-052-2019 AN ACT CONCERNING NON-COMPOSTABLE STRAWS AND STIRRERS BAN for the purpose of providing for legislative intent; providing for certain

definitions; prohibiting certain eating and drinking establishments in Prince George s County from providing certain straws and stirrers with certain food or beverage under certain circumstances; providing for certain prohibited acts; providing for an exemption; providing for enforcement; providing for certain civil penalties; and generally relating to non-compostable straws and stirrers.

Draft: 1

Sponsor(s): Dernoga and Glaros

B2019052 CB-052-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

To be presented by Council Members Dernoga and Glaros; referral to TIEE

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CB-053-2019 AN ACT CONCERNING PERSONNEL for the purpose of expanding the amount of parental leave to County employees eligible for family and medical

leave.Draft: 1
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Sponsor(s): Dernoga

B2019053 CB-053-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

To be presented by Council Member Dernoga; referral to GOFP

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CB-054-2019 AN ACT CONCERNING LOCAL IMPACT GRANT FUNDING for Oxon Hill, Friendly and Potomac High Schools for the purpose of requiring annual

allocation of certain funds to support defense, cybersecurity, health, legal, enforcement, music and arts education programs at Oxon Hill High School, Friendly High School and Potomac High School.
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Draft: 1

Sponsor(s): Anderson-Walker

B2019054 CB-054-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

To be presented by Council Member Anderson-Walker; referral to C.O.W.

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CONSENT AGENDA - (CONTINUED)

CB-055-2019 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING APPEALS AND VARIANCES for the purpose of amending the criteria for granting appeals involving variances.Draft: 1

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Sponsor(s): Glaros

B2019055 CB-055-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

To be presented by Council Member Glaros; referral to PHED

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CB-056-2019 AN ACT CONCERNING FAIR HOUSING for the purpose of requiring the use of a standard form lease and applicable optional provisions for

certain residential rental properties; requiring the publication of certain information related to rental housing; requiring the Department of Permitting, Inspections, and Enforcement (DPIE) to review certain rent increases; providing for certain remedies to be awarded by the Nuisance Abatement Board; creating a special fund to support DPIE s increased responsibilities; providing certain rights to tenants facing rent increases and generally regarding residential rental properties.
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Draft: 1

Sponsor(s): Dernoga

B2019056 CB-056-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

To be presented to Council Member Dernoga; referral to PHED

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CB-057-2019 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING R-E ZONE-TABLE OF USES-APARTMENT HOUSING FOR ELDERLY OR PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED FAMILIES AND SPECIAL

EXCEPTIONS-ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIFIC SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS for the purpose of providing additional criteria for approval of Special Exceptions for Apartment housing for elderly or physically handicapped families uses in the R-E (Residential -Estate) Zone of Prince George s County, under certain specified circumstances.
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Draft: 1

Sponsor(s): Davis

B2019057 CB-057-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

To be presented by Council Member Davis; referral to PHED

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CONSENT AGENDA - (CONTINUED)

CB-058-2019 AN ACT CONCERNING SMALL WIRELESS FACILITIES for the purpose of authorizing and regulating the installation and implementation of certain

small wireless telecommunications facilities in the County.
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Draft: 1

B2019058 CB-058-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

To be presented by the Chair (by request - County Executive); referral to C.O.W.

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CB-059-2019 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING SMALL WIRELESS FACILITIES for the purpose of defining a Small Wireless Facility and modifying the definition of a

Public Utility to include a Small Wireless Facility within the Zoning Ordinance.
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Draft: 1

B2019059 CB-059-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

To be presented by the Chair (by request - County Executie); referral to C.O.W.

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CB-060-2019 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING O-S ZONE for the purpose of amending the criteria for development of single-family detached, single-family

attached, and townhouse residential uses within the O-S (Open Space) Zone of Prince George's County to allow rough grading of land under certain circumstances.
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Draft: 1

Sponsor(s): Turner

B2019060 CB-060-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

To be presented by Council Member Turner; referral to PHED

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CONSENT AGENDA - (CONTINUED)

CB-061-2019 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING AQUAPONICS for the purpose of defining a new use, Aquaponics and amending the regulations for changes to golf

course special exception site plans to include this use.
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Draft: 1

Sponsor(s): Davis

B2019061 CB-061-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

To be presented by Council Member Davis; referral to PHED

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CB-062-2019 AN ACT CONCERNING EQUITY IN POLICING for the purpose of codifying the County s administrative policy that County law enforcement agencies

shall not honor Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainers in non-criminal interactions and mandate that all County agencies shall not engage in immigration enforcement.
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Draft: 1

Sponsor(s): Taveras, Hawkins, Ivey, Dernoga and Glaros

B2019062 CB-062-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

To be presented by Council Member Taveras; referral to HHSPS

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CB-063-2019 AN ORDINANCE CONCERNING R-T AND R-18C ZONE for the purpose of amending the Zoning Ordinance to permit general commercial uses in the R-T

and R-18C Zones of Prince George s County, under certain specified circumstances.
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Draft: 1

Sponsor(s): Streeter

B2019063 CB-063-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

To be presented by Council Member Streeter; referral to PHED

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CONSENT AGENDA - (CONTINUED)

CB-064-2019 AN ACT CONCERNING HOUSING INVESTMENT TRUST FUND - ASSISTANCE for Seniors and Disabled Veterans for the purpose of dedicating a certain

percentage of the Housing Investment Trust Fund to certain homeowners in Prince George s County of a certain amount each year.
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Draft: 1

Sponsor(s): Anderson-Walker

B2019064 CB-064-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

To be presented by Council Member Anderson-Walker; referral to PHED

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CB-065-2019 AN ACT CONCERNING PESTICIDES for the purpose of providing legislative intent and findings; providing definitions; providing for the

placement of signs; providing requirements for the retail purchase of pesticides; providing for a certain written statement; providing for storage and handling of pesticides; providing for regulations, penalties and notice requirements; providing for application restrictions; providing for an outreach and education campaign; providing for posting of signs; providing for application on County property; providing for application in the County parks; providing for certain vendors; providing certain exceptions; providing for enforcement; and generally relating to pesticides.
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Draft: 1

Sponsor(s): Dernoga

B2019065 CB-065-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

To be presented by Council Member Dernoga; referral to TIEE

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CONSENT AGENDA - (CONTINUED)

(c) Introduction of Resolutions

CR-077-2019 A RESOLUTION CONCERNING LOCAL IMPACT GRANT FUNDS MULTIYEAR PLAN for the purpose of transmitting the Local Impact Grant Funds Multiyear

Plan to the County Council for review and approval.
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Draft: 1

R2019077 CR-077-2019 Attachment A CR-077-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

The Chair (by request - County Executive); referral to C.O.W.

To be introduced by:

THIS RESOLUTION REQUIRES A PUBLIC HEARING

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CR-079-2019 A RESOLUTION CONCERNING REVITALIZATION TAX CREDIT - COLLEGE PARK METRO APARTMENTS for the purpose of approving College Park Metro

Apartments multifamily and commercial development proposed by GD CP Metro, LLC as a revitalization project qualifying for a revitalization or redevelopment tax credit, as provided in Section 10-235.02 of the Prince George's County Code.
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Draft: 1

Sponsor(s): Glaros

R2019079 CR-079-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

To be introduced by Council Member Glaros; referral to GOFP

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MOTION TO ADOPT CONSENT AGENDAConsent28

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2. CONSIDERATION OF ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

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3. PROPOSED CORRESPONDENCE/ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER S REPORT

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4. PUBLIC HEARING RESOLUTION ELIGIBLE FOR FINAL READING (ADOPTION)

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CR-070-2019 A RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE APPROVAL OF AN APPLICATION TO PRESERVE PROPERTY PURSUANT TO THE MARYLAND AGRICULTURAL LAND PRESERVATION

FOUNDATION PROGRAM for the purpose of recommending that the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation approve the application of the Bonnie Breeze Farm Inc. Dwayne Catterton to permanently preserve the property.
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Draft: 1

Sponsor(s): Turner, Ivey, Harrison, Davis, Glaros, Hawkins, Taveras and Dernoga

R2019070 CR-070-2019 Attachments CR-070-2019 AIS CR-070-2019 Report

Attachment(s):

Legislative History:

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introduced and referred to the Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee

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County Council7/23/19

Favorably recommended to the County Council

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Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee

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9/12/19

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5. INTRODUCTION AND ADOPTION OF RESOLUTIONS

CR-078-2019 A RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE 2004 GATEWAY ARTS DISTRICT FOR PRINCE GEORGE S COUNTY D-D-O ZONE MINOR AMENDMENT for the purpose of approving

a minor amendment to the Gateway Arts District D-D-O (Development District Overlay) Zone Development District Table of Permitted Uses within the 2004 Sector Plan and Sectional Map Amendment for the Prince George s County Gateway Arts District to permit Urban Farm uses in the Traditional Residential Neighborhood ( TRN ) character area of the Gateway Arts Development District.
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Draft: 1

Sponsor(s): Taveras

R2019078 CR-078-2019 Attachment (PGCPG No. 19-69) CR-078-2019 AIS

Attachment(s):

To be introduced by Council Member Taveras

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COUNCIL SHOULD EITHER CONVENE AS THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE OR SUSPEND THE RULES PRIOR TO ADOPTION - (8 VOTES REQUIRED)

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ADJ98-19 ADJOURN Draft: 1

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EXECUTIVE SESSION (1ST FLOOR EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE ROOM)

EX 09242019 Discussion of personnel issues in accordance with Section 3-305 (b) (1) (i) (ii), General Provisions, Annotated Code of Maryland.

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REMINDERS

Thurs., Sept. 26, 2019 10:00 a.m. - TIEE Committee (Room 2027) 1:30 p.m. - GOFP Committee (Room 2027)

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