Prince George’s Council Chair Wants Your Advice

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Prince George’s County Council Chair Mel Franklin wants members' advice regarding how to improve the County’s business climate. In a recent letter to area business organizations, Franklin encouraged individual businesses and organizations “to be candid and direct about the challenges and recommendations regarding our local business climate” from your perspective and experience.

“Whether there are issues related to permitting, taxes and fees, zoning, regulations, or other aspects of our county government’s role in creating an effective and healthy business climate, please share your best ideas and recommendations without hesitation and with as much policy specificity and support as possible”, said Franklin. All responses will be shared with the Council and made available to the public.

Please provide any suggestions by July 14, 2014 by email to with a cc to . See the full letter from Council Chair Franklin.