I am pleased to announce that after seven (7) months of intensive negotiations, your Union and the Commission have reached a tentative agreement.  I would like to thank the following members who served on the Union’s bargaining team during these negotiations: Noel Bassett, Yacir Diaz and Kevin Smith. 

Ratification meeting have been scheduled, for which you will be granted administrative leave.  These meeting are to answer any questions or concerns that you may have, after which a secret ballot vote will be held to either accept or reject the agreements.  Over the years, your Union has significantly increased or maintained your wages and enhanced your benefits/working conditions.  These new enhancements underscore our commitment to continue to fight for progress in all areas of your employment. 

Due to COVID, there will be three (3) meetings held in Prince George’s County, two on Tuesday September 7th and one on Wednesday, September 8th.  There will be four (4) meetings held in Montgomery County, two on Thursday, September 9th and two on Friday, September 10thFace coverings and masks are required to attend these meetings.

With an emphasis on adhering to all applicable safety and health protocols during this time, the meetings will be schedule by division so please look at the schedule below to see when your division is meeting:


As a reminder, you must be a union member to cast a vote.  If you are not currently a member, you can complete the appropriate paperwork at either of the meetings prior to voting. 

We look forward to seeing you at one of these meetings.  Please bring your ratification packet with you. 

MEETINGS SCHEDULE


PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY – TUESDAY, SEPT. 7

Prince George’s Ballroom
2411 Pinebrook Avenue
Landover, Maryland 20785

9am – 11:30am
Northern Region Parks (NRPD) | Special Programs (SPD) | Youth County Sports (YCSD) | Central Area Operations (CAO) | Northern Area Operations (NAO) | Resource Development Unit | PG Park Police (PP) | Park and Rec. Admin Services | ***Prince George’s County Planning

12:30pm – 2:30pm
Maintenance and Dev (M&D) | Info, Tech and Comm. (ITC) | ***Prince George’s County Planning


PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY – WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 8

Showplace Arena
14900 MD-4 S
Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772

9am – 11:30am
Divisions: Aquatics and Athletic Facilities (AAFD) | Arts and Cultural Heritage (ACHD) | Natural and Historical Resources (NHRD) | Park, Planning and Development (PP&D) | Southern Area Operations (SAO) | Southern Region Parks (SRPD) | ***Prince George’s County Planning


MONTGOMERY COUNTY – THURS., SEPT. 9

Green Farm Maint. Facility
1st Floor Training Room
8301 Turkey Thicket Drive
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20879

9am – 11:30am
Southern Region

12:30pm – 2:30pm
Northern Region


MONTGOMERY COUNTY – FRIDAY, SEPT. 10

Green Farm Maint. Facility
1st Floor Training Room
8301 Turkey Thicket Drive
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20879

9am – 11:30am
Facilities Management | HFEE

12:30pm – 2:30pm
Park Police | Enterprise | PPSD | PACP | Planning


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