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City to Give $1.45 million Additional COVID-19 Economic Assistance to Residents, Small Businesses

At last night’s Council meeting, the Council approved additional economic assistance programs, totaling up to $1,450,000, to assist families, senior citizens, and other individuals, and small businesses and non-profits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding for all, but the Modified Business Assistance and Façade Improvement Program, is reimbursable through the CARES Act, that the Congress […]

Wednesday May 27th, 2020 in Announcements, COVID-19 | No Comments »

THANK YOU – To Those That Served, and are Serving

Today is Memorial Day. Due to the restrictions placed on community gatherings due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the City is unable to hold this year’s Memorial Day event at the City’s Veterans Memorial. At last week’s City Council meeting, the Mayor and Council decided to make a proclamation to honor all those who made the […]

Monday May 25th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

City to Support Bill Asking for Federal Support for Local Municipalities

At this week’s City Council meeting, the Council will consider adopting a resolution in support of the bill H.R. 6175, The REHAB Act – for a fair, direct, federal emergency support to reopen and rebuild local emergency support to reopen and rebuild local American economies. The REhab act would provide federal tax incentives for affordable […]

Sunday May 24th, 2020 in Announcements, Council | No Comments »

Council Makes Proclamation on this Year’s Memorial Day

Due to the restrictions placed on community gatherings due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the City is unable to hold this year’s Memorial Day event at the City’s Veterans Memorial. At last week’s City Council meeting, the Mayor and Council decided to make a proclamation to honor all those who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect […]

Saturday May 23rd, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

City Cancels this Year’s 4th of July Event

At this week’s Council meeting, the City Council decided to cancel this year’s Fourth of July celebration, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The City continues to monitor the situation and will cancel or modify other upcoming events as necessary to protect the health and safety of participants and staff. City events that have been canceled […]

Friday May 22nd, 2020 in Announcements, COVID-19 | 1 Comment »

CBE to Host Virtual Workshop on “Reversing Global Warming”

WHEN: Saturday, May 30, 2020 Join the College Park’s Committee for a Better Environment for a two hour workshop, “Reversing Global Warming: Introduction to Drawdown” on Saturday, May 30, 10 am- noon, on Zoom. The workshop material is provided by the Pachamama Alliance and includes video clips of Paul Hawken. Registration is required and attendance […]

Wednesday May 20th, 2020 in Announcements, Environment | No Comments »

Upper Midtown Land Use and Access Planning Study – Input Requested

The City initiated this project to understand constraints and leverage opportunities for redevelopment of the study area along Baltimore Avenue (US 1) (Route 1) between University Boulevard (MD 193) and Cherokee Street. The effort is part of a larger goal to promote Route 1 as more livable and safer for all travelers, especially pedestrians. You […]

Tuesday May 19th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

2021 – 2025 Strategic Plan Public Focus Groups

The City is working on our next 5-year Strategic Plan and we want your help! Our goal is to capture our residents’ feedback to ensure we understand where you see College Park in the future. We are holding six virtual public focus groups to hear your thoughts and perspective. Each focus group will have eight […]

Sunday May 17th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

New City Paper “College Park Here & Now” Debuts

It was exciting to see the first edition of College Park’s new newspaper “College Park Here & Now” in my mailbox yesterday. Like many City residents, I have been looking forward to seeing this day for the past 5 years. After the Gazette announced its decision to discontinue publication, some residents wanted to see a […]

Opportunities in serving on a City advisory board

Volunteers Wanted Are you interested in serving on a City advisory board? Serve your community, lend your talents, and meet your neighbors. The following advisory boards have vacancies: Advisory Planning Commission Bee City USA Committee for a Better Environment Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Tribute Committee Noise Control Board Recreation Board College Park Seniors Committee […]

Friday May 15th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

[TODAY] Budget Town Hall at 4PM

A friendly reminder about today’s budget town hall. In addition to going over the proposed FY2021 budget, we’ll go over two important budget-related issues that our residents are concerned about. Post-COVID recovery: What does College Park’s current financial health look like? Is it resilient enough to withstand tough days that may be ahead of us? […]

Saturday May 9th, 2020 in Announcements, Budget | No Comments »

Support College Park Volunteer Fire Dept Tomorrow!

Join College Park Nursery School and Potomac Pizza in raising funds for their first responders at CPVFD. 20% of all purchases at Potomac Pizza tomorrow (Thurs 5/7) from open to close will go to the fire department. They have contact free takeout options! Help our students and families recognize the hard work of our emergency […]

Wednesday May 6th, 2020 in Announcements, Business | No Comments »

New Student Housing Coming to Downtown College Park

A new student housing is being proposed at 4321 Hartwick Road, 450 feet east of the intersection of Guilford Drive and Hartwick Road. The Applicant (The Standard at College Park, LLC) is requesting the Preliminary Plan of Subdivision (PPS) review for the property. The purpose of the subdivision is to create a legal parcel for […]

Monday May 4th, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments »

Council to Consider Assistance for Local Businesses Affected By COVID-19

At next week’s meeting, the Council will discuss how the City may assist local businesses affected by COVID-19 pandemic. At the April 7, 2020, City Council Special Session, the City Council discussed options for providing emergency assistance to Meals-On-Wheels and the College Park Community Food Bank and other potential assistance to local businesses. At that […]

Sunday May 3rd, 2020 in Announcements, COVID-19 | No Comments »

Air Force to Fly over DC In Honor of COVID-19 First Responders

In honor of the frontline COVID-19 responders and essential workers, the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, and the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, and the Thunderbirds will be flying multiple low passes over DC just before noon today. Please see their flight path below.

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