Voters will be asked to mark their ballots "for" or "against" the following 10 Prince George's County ballot questions. The first five questions, A through E, ask voters to approve or disapprove the sale of general obligation bonds to construct capital facilities for the county to use in the delivery of various services. Questions F through J are proposed amendments to the county charter that require ratification by the voters.

More information is available on the county's Web site, www.co.pg.md.us. Click on "General Election" under the heading "Ballot Questions."

* Question A -- Charter-Required Referendum: Public Works and Transportation Facilities Bonds. An act enabling the county to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not to exceed $55,900,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of public works and transportation facilities (including roads and bridges, parking lots and maintenance facilities), as defined therein.

* Question B -- Charter-Required Referendum: Library Facilities Bonds. An act enabling the county to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not to exceed $14,468,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of library facilities, as defined therein.

* Question C -- Charter-Required Referendum: Public Safety Facilities Bonds. An act enabling the county to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not to exceed $9,476,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of public safety facilities (including fire department facilities), as defined therein.

* Question D -- Charter-Required Referendum: County Buildings Bonds. An act enabling the county to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not to exceed $11,780,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of county buildings, as defined therein.

* Question E -- Charter-Required Referendum: Community College Facilities Bonds. An act enabling the county to borrow money and issue bonds in an amount not to exceed $5,290,000 to finance the design, construction, reconstruction, extension, acquisition, improvement, enlargement, alteration, renovation, relocation, rehabilitation or repair of community college facilities, as defined therein.

* Question F -- Proposed Charter Amendment, County Council: Term Limits. To provide that members of the County Council may not be elected to more than two consecutive terms, and to provide a precedence clause in the event of conflicting charter amendments ratified by the voters at the November 2004 general election.

* Question G -- Proposed Charter Amendment, County Council: Election of Chairman and Vice Chairman. To affirm the manner of election of the chairman and vice chairman of the council, and to provide a precedence clause in the event of conflicting charter amendments ratified by the voters at the November 2004 general election.

* Question H -- Proposed Charter Amendment, County Council: Enlargement of Council -- At-Large Members. To enlarge the council from nine to 11 members, adding two at-large members; providing that term limits on district members do not apply to a district member running for an at-large seat on the council; providing that the at-large member receiving the greatest number of votes shall be the chairman of the council.

* Question I -- Proposed Charter Amendment, County Council: Voting Rights for At-Large Members.To establish voting rights for at-large council members and to provide a precedence clause in the event of conflicting charter amendments ratified by the voters at the November 2004 general election.

* Question J -- Proposed Charter Amendment, County Personnel: Temporary and Seasonal Positions -- Limitation of Hours. To provide a limitation on the number of hours worked by persons in temporary or seasonal positions, and amend the provisions for action on the county classification plan.

SOURCE: Prince George's County Board of Elections and the League of Women Voters of Prince George's County Inc.