Category: Announcements

Council to Take Steps Designating College Park a Bee City USA® Affiliate

At this week’s meeting, the Council will consider adopting a resolution authorizing staff to submit the application and the required fee to become a Bee City USA affiliate. In recent years, the Urban Pollinator population is on the decline due to development and pesticide exposure. Staff is recommending the installation of pollinator gardens to create […]

Sunday November 17th, 2019 in Announcements | No Comments »

Free Rabies & Microchip Clinic

The City’s Animal Control and Animal Welfare Committee are having free rabies and microchip clinic for City pets! Come on Sunday, November 17 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Davis Hall to have your pets vaccinated against rabies and microchipped (to help return lost pets to their families). City residents must be able to […]

Friday November 15th, 2019 in Animal welfare, Announcements | No Comments »

Help Give Some Warmth this Year

The City of College Park, with One Warm Coat, a national non-profit organization, will once again hold our annual One Warm Coat Drive from November 4 through December 3. Help fellow College Park residents in need by donating your clean, gently-used coats, hats and gloves during the City’s annual warm coat drive. All donated coats […]

Wednesday November 13th, 2019 in Announcements | No Comments »

More Information about the New Nuisance Law

Last week, the City issued a statement explaining the nuisance ordinance that the City Council recently approved. Please see the statement below: For many years, the Mayor and Council, City staff, Police, the County, student groups, and landlords have tried to prevent—with limited success—disruptive noise and other negative impacts caused by large social gatherings in […]

Tuesday November 12th, 2019 in Announcements, Code Enforcement | No Comments »

Community Meeting on Hollywood Streetscape Project

View updated designs for the Rhode Island Avenue Streetscape, Muskogee Street Trail and the conversion of service roads to parklets. Your feedback is needed before these plans are finalized! Consultants Wallace Montgomery and Floura Teeter will be in attendance. Sponsored by the City of College Park’s Department of Planning, Community and Economic Development

Monday November 11th, 2019 in Announcements | No Comments »

Tomorrow: Veterans Day Observance

The residents are invited to join the College Park Mayor and Council at the 2019 observance of Veterans Day. The program will include music, speakers, and wreath-laying in a fitting tribute to the men and women who have served our country. Please bring pictures of veterans (both alive or passed) with a little bio sheet […]

Sunday November 10th, 2019 in Announcements | No Comments »

Today: 12th College Park Free Blues Festival

What: 12th College Park Free Blues Festival, Saturday, November 9, 2019 6pm-11pm at UMD Ritchie Coliseum Red, White and Blues Dance in honor of Veterans Bands ~ Vendors ~ Dancing ~ Craft Beer ~ Prizes Jose Ramirez Band and J.P. Reali – Memphis or Bust! DC Blues Society Battle of the Bands and Solo / […]

Saturday November 9th, 2019 in Announcements | No Comments »

Tomorrow: Fall Harvest Funfest

Monarch Preschool College Park, a new preschool opening in College Park in February 2020, will hold “Fall Harvest Funfest” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, at College Park United Methodist Church at 9601 Rhode Island Ave. in College Park, where the preschool will be located. The outdoor family event will feature […]

Friday November 8th, 2019 in Announcements | No Comments »

Community Survey is now Online

An online version of our 2019 Community Survey is now available! Click here to fill it out here: A Spanish version of the survey will be available online for the selected respondents. Important Note: If you did receive a paper copy – be sure to complete that one instead of the online one. We still […]

Monday November 4th, 2019 in Announcements | No Comments »

No-Excuse Absentee Voting has Started in College Park

You may now vote on-the-spot in person at this College Park City office – 8400 Baltimore Avenue, Suite 375 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. By the new State law, you will not be asked any question about the reason for your early voting. In May last year, the Maryland State legislators passed House Bill […]

Friday November 1st, 2019 in Announcements, Election | No Comments »

Help Shape College Park by Filling Out Community Survey!

Don’t forget – we need your responses College Park! Did you recently receive a survey from the City in the mail? If so, please fill it out and mail it back as soon as you can (a return envelope with postage is included)! Your feedback is important – help shape College Park! In case you […]

Tuesday October 29th, 2019 in Announcements | No Comments »

November 2019 Leaf Collection Calendar

Curbside leaf vacuuming begins November 4 and will continue through the beginning of January. Look for the posted signs in your neighborhood to know when curbside leaf collection will occur. Collection schedules are tentative as they depend on weather conditions. Refer to the city website http://www.collegeparkmd.gov/dpw#curbsideleaf for the most up-to-date collection schedule. NOTE: To stay […]

Thursday October 24th, 2019 in Announcements, Public Works | No Comments »

Congratulations, POSH Cycling and Fitness!

Congratulations to Posh Cycling & Fitness in north College Park for getting College Park’s 2019 Business of the year award! The award was announced at last night’s City Council meeting On September 23rd, the subcommittee met to score the nominations using the criteria described in the program guidelines. After determining the three businesses with the […]

Wednesday October 16th, 2019 in Announcements, Business | Comments Off on Congratulations, POSH Cycling and Fitness!

Police Walk and Talk in Hollywood

A big THANK YOU to our police officers and the neighbors who attended last Thursday’s Walk and Talk with Police event. We covered quite a few homes in the Hollywood neighborhood and discussed the public safety concerns the neighbors brought to us. We hope to have similar Walks in the future. Please let me know […]

Sunday October 13th, 2019 in Announcements | Comments Off on Police Walk and Talk in Hollywood

Business Recognition Award Voting Ends Today

If you haven’t already, voting ends today! College Park’s growing and vibrant business community is full of unsung heroes who provide well-paying jobs for our residents, develop creative solutions to everyday problems, and take care of the community that they call home. The City has been collecting nominations for Business of the Year all summer […]

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Friday October 11th, 2019 in Announcements, Business | Comments Off on Business Recognition Award Voting Ends Today