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City Publishes More Information about Odessa Park in Sunnyside

A revised concept plan for the Odessa Park project has been added to the City website on the Project page in the project documents section. Please click this link The plan is listed as Odessa Park Concept Plan. The proposed park will be located at the end of Odess Rd. Please see below. City hosted […]

Thursday August 6th, 2020 in Development | No Comments »

I-495 & I-270 Managed Lanes Study DEIS Public Hearings

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) have completed the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) and Draft Section 4(f) Evaluation for the I-495 & I-270 Managed Lanes Study. Six Joint Public Hearings will be conducted to hear testimony on the DEIS and the Joint Federal/State Application […]

City Awards Hollywood Dog Park Construction Contract

At last week’s Council meeting, the City Council will awarded contract CP-20-07 to WGCI Enterprises for the construction of the Hollywood Dog Park in the amount of $314,806.75. Residents have expressed interest in the creation of an open access dog park. Mayor & Council approved a Design & Engineering contract to A. Morton Thomas & Associates in November 2018 […]

Sunday July 19th, 2020 in Hollywood Dog Park | No Comments »

Afordable Housing is Coming to Branchville

Cruz Development Corporation is requesting Detailed Site Plan (DSP) review for property located on the north side of Branchville Road, west of its intersection with University Boulevard and Rhode Island Avenue. The purpose of the DSP is to construct a 7-story, 81-unit apartment building with 130 parking spaces (35 surface and 95 structured). The proposed […]

Monday July 13th, 2020 in Branchville Crossing, Development | No Comments »

Council to Ask SHA and County Council to Help Fund Route 1 Reconstruction in North College PArk

Recently, I asked the City Council to consider sending a letter to the SHA/MDOT thanking them for their announcement on the reconstruction of Route 1 in south College Park and asking them to start rebuilding Route 1 in North College Park. Segments 2 and 3 of the reconstruction in the north College Park has not […]

Monday June 8th, 2020 in Development, Route 1 | 1 Comment »

$29 Million Route 1 Reconstruction to Start Next Week

According to the MDOT / SHA, the Route 1 construction this month on a three-year, $29 million project to improve safety and operations for motorists, bicyclist and pedestrians along US 1 (Baltimore Avenue) from College Avenue/Regents Drive to MD 193 (University Boulevard) in College Park. This 1.4-mile project also supports revitalization and traffic relief along […]

Thursday May 21st, 2020 in Development, Route 1 | Comments Off on $29 Million Route 1 Reconstruction to Start Next Week

Council Grants Tax Credit to College Park Metro Apartments Developer

At last night’s meeting, the City Council voted to grant a City Revitalization Tax Credit to the Gilbane Development Company for College Park Metro Apartments (The Atworth). Over 5 years period, the developer will be getting a total of $701,542 in tax credit from the City. The amount equals 75% of the increased assessment of […]

Wednesday May 13th, 2020 in Development | Comments Off on Council Grants Tax Credit to College Park Metro Apartments Developer

Paint Branch Riverwalk Survey

The Neighborhood Design Center, in partnership with the College Park City-University Partnership, is asking questions to help understand what enhancements could potentially be made to the area along Paint Branch (the creek) from North Gate Park and the underpass of Baltimore Avenue to Metzerott Road. This visioning project is a collaboration between the College Park […]

Friday May 8th, 2020 in Development | Comments Off on Paint Branch Riverwalk Survey

Council Approves Joint City Hall Development Agreement

At this week’s Council meeting, the City Council approved the Joint Development Agreement, Parking Agreement, and the Condominium Documents between the City of College Park and the University of Maryland concerning the City Hall Project. The Joint Development Agreement and Parking Agreement contain the terms necessary for pre-development requirements and construction. The Condominium Documents include […]

Thursday April 30th, 2020 in City Hall, Development | Comments Off on Council Approves Joint City Hall Development Agreement

Council to Support Wawa Development near IKEA

Wawa is requesting the Detailed Site Plan (DSP) review for the construction of a 4,736 square-foot food and beverage store with a 10-pump gas station on an existing parking lot. The 1.47- acre site is located at 10050 Baltimore Avenue, just north of Holiday Inn and northeast of Ikea, approximately 140 feet west of the […]

Monday April 27th, 2020 in Development | Comments Off on Council to Support Wawa Development near IKEA

Council to Discuss Joint Development Agreement with the UMD for the City Hall Project

At tonight’s meeting, the City Council will review the approval of the Joint Development Agreement, Parking Agreement, and the Condominium Documents between the City of College Park and the University of Maryland concerning the City Hall Project. The Joint Development Agreement and Parking Agreement contain the terms necessary for pre-development requirements and construction. The Condominium […]

Tuesday April 21st, 2020 in City Hall, Development | Comments Off on Council to Discuss Joint Development Agreement with the UMD for the City Hall Project

City Council Approves Construction Budget of the New College Park Woods Club House

At last week’s meeting, the Council approved an amendment to the contract with Broughton Construction Company for the scope and design of the College Park Woods Clubhouse, for an increase in cost of $445,106, bringing the total cost of the updated Design Build Contract for the College Park Woods Clubhouse to $999,776. On August 19, […]

Sunday April 19th, 2020 in College Park Woods Swimming Club | Comments Off on City Council Approves Construction Budget of the New College Park Woods Club House

Greystar Developer Seeks $3M School Surcharge Waiver

At tomorrow’s meeting, the Council will discuss the detailed site plan of the proposed Greystar development, located north of Knox Road, approximately 127 feet west of the intersection of Knox Road and US-1/Baltimore Avenue. The purpose of the DSP is to construct a mixed-use student housing project containing 341 units/788 beds, 23,847 square feet of […]

Monday April 6th, 2020 in Development, Greystar Knox Road | Comments Off on Greystar Developer Seeks $3M School Surcharge Waiver

Council to Support Bill Ensuring More Oversights on Private – Public Partnership Projects

At next week’s meeting, the College Park City Council will consider sending a letter in support of the House Bill HB 1424 – Public–Private Partnerships – Process and Oversight HB 1424 would establish a Public-Private Partnership Oversight Review Board and require state agencies to submit pre-solicitation reports, the environmental impact statement, and other documents related […]

Saturday February 29th, 2020 in Development, Transportation | Comments Off on Council to Support Bill Ensuring More Oversights on Private – Public Partnership Projects

Old City Hall Demolition will Start Soon

At tomorrow’s meeting, the Council will consider approving an amount not to exceed $4,150,530 to authorize the City Hall project site development. The project’s construction firm Davis Construction has provided (see below) a summary of the costs and a description of the work requested to be authorized now. This work has been included in the […]

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Monday January 27th, 2020 in City Hall, Development | Comments Off on Old City Hall Demolition will Start Soon