5:10 PM EST, January 29, 2013
Prince George's County residents can testify on the county's fiscal year 2014 budget in February at the final two in a series of three public hearings, including one held in Laurel.
According to information from the county, County Executive Rushern Baker III will use feedback from the hearings to help prioritize the county's spending options.
The next hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Janella M. Moore Auditorium at Friendly High School, 10000 Allentown Road, in Fort Washington.
The final hearing will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. in the Spartan Hall Auditorium at Laurel High, 8000 Cherry Lane.
To be placed on the speakers list in advance of either hearing, call the county government offices at 301-952-4547 (TDD 301-985-3894) from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. Speakers will be limited to three minutes, and organizations will only be allowed one speaker. Pre-registered speakers will be given priority during the budget hearings. Written testimony can also be submitted.