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At tonight’s meeting, the City Council will consider approving a contract to complete the design work of the Hollywood Streetscape project. The specific consultant scope of services includes surveying, 60% design development to determine final design elements and features and meetings with the community and City Council, 100% design development and preparation of construction drawings, […]

Tuesday November 20th, 2018 in Hollywood Streetscape | Comments Off on

Duvall Field Second Phase Development to Start in December

At tomorrow’s meeting, the Council will award a contract to assist vision sessions about the next phase of the Duvall Field development contract. The next step will be the preparation of a conceptual plan with community input to determine the other types of facilities and work needed. This phase may include the reconfiguration of the […]

Monday October 22nd, 2018 in Development, Duvall Field | Comments Off on Duvall Field Second Phase Development to Start in December

City to Host Community Meeting about New City Hall at Davis Hall

Thursday October 11th, 2018 in Announcements, City Hall | Comments Off on City to Host Community Meeting about New City Hall at Davis Hall

Rhode Island Ave Protected Bike lane Gets 120K MDOT Grants

Good news. Very recently, the MDOT awarded the City with a $120,000 grant, which will hopefully help to complete the design phase of the Rhode Island Ave protected bike lane project. http://www.mdot.maryland.gov/newMDOT/Planning/Bike_Walk/Documents/FY19_GrantAwards.pdf The City initiated a project in order to make bike lanes on both sides of Rhode Island Ave from MD 193 to the […]

Wednesday October 3rd, 2018 in Development | Comments Off on Rhode Island Ave Protected Bike lane Gets 120K MDOT Grants

North College Park Community Center Survey Responses

Thank you all who responded to the recent city-wide survey about the idea of establishing a community center in north College Park. You can see the results attached in this post, or here online: https://goo.gl/eMDG4y. The survey asks important questions, such as (1) support/opposition for the center (2) What kind of programs residents want to […]

Friday September 28th, 2018 in North College Park Community Center | Comments Off on North College Park Community Center Survey Responses

Tax Credits to Bozzuto and Other City Developments

At tomorrow’s meeting, the Council will consider approving a Revitalization Tax Credit (RTC) of 60% for a 15-year term and approve the associated Term Sheet to the Bozzuto development. The proposed tax credit will be possible if the Council approves the enabling ordinance 18-O-01. The approved Bozzuto project includes 393 residential units and between 60,000 […]

Monday September 24th, 2018 in Bozzuto, Development | Comments Off on Tax Credits to Bozzuto and Other City Developments

Community Meeting: City Hall

Community Meeting: City Hall Thursday, September 27, 2018 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. City Hall Council Chambers 4500 Knox Road This meeting will explore what the new City Hall could be – including its design, uses, functions and activities. For over 20 years the City has discussed a need for a new City Hall. In 2014, […]

Saturday September 22nd, 2018 in Announcements, City Hall, Development | Comments Off on Community Meeting: City Hall

College Park City Hall Visioning Session Next Week

At next week’s Council worksession, the City Council will engage in a visioning session about the new City Hall. The goal of this session is to begin to picture what a new City Hall for College Park could be. This will be done by using images to stimulate thought and discussion. The desired outcomes of […]

Friday September 14th, 2018 in City Hall, Development | Comments Off on College Park City Hall Visioning Session Next Week

Update on Calvert Road Child Care Center

Representatives from the University of Maryland will be at tonight’s City Council meeting to present the design development phase for the renovation of the former Calvert Road School. The design is currently 35-50% complete. The proposed scope of work includes the demolition of the non-historic additions; rehabilitation of the original building; and the construction of […]

Tuesday September 4th, 2018 in Calvert Rd. School | Comments Off on Update on Calvert Road Child Care Center

North College Park Community Center Survey

Dear neighbors, Over the past years, many residents have approached us with the idea of creating a full-time community space where residents of various ages could come, and enjoy programs of their choice. For many residents, the existing programs being run at the nearby community centers lack adequate programming. For other residents, especially for those […]

Monday August 27th, 2018 in North College Park Community Center | Comments Off on North College Park Community Center Survey

Council Opposes Storage Facility Plan on Route 1

At last week’s City Council meeting, the City Council opposed the Detailed Site Plan (DSP) to build a storage facility on Route 1 in north College Park. Several residents spoke at the meeting opposing the plan. We also got several emails from residents, all opposing the plan. MD Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnik also sent a letter […]

Wednesday July 25th, 2018 in Development, JDA Storage | Comments Off on Council Opposes Storage Facility Plan on Route 1

Council to Vote on the Storage Facility Plan on Route 1

At tomorrow’s meeting, the City Council will vote on the Detailed Site plan (DSP) at the property located on the west side of US-1 at 9604 Baltimore Avenue across from Hollywood Road. The proposed project will raze the existing building, currently used as an office (Atlas Realty, Inc.), and construct a 6-story storage facility. The […]

Monday July 16th, 2018 in Development, JDI Storage | Comments Off on Council to Vote on the Storage Facility Plan on Route 1

Council Discusses $1.5 million City Hall Development Team Contract

At last night’s Council meeting, the City Council discussed a $1.5 million contract to recruit an architect, a civil engineer, an environmental engineer and a traffic engineer for the proposed City Hall development team. This last spring Redgate, the City’s and University’s consultant, issued requests for proposals for professional services associated with this project. City and […]

Wednesday July 11th, 2018 in City Hall, Development | Comments Off on Council Discusses $1.5 million City Hall Development Team Contract

City’s 2018 State of Economy

City’s Economic Development Coordinator made the annual state of City’s economy at last week’s City Council meeting. You can find the entire presentation here on City’s website. Here are a few highlights. 1. City’s current population is 32,303 – There has been a 6.3% increase from the April 2010 Census. 2. There are a total […]

Monday June 25th, 2018 in Business, Development | Comments Off on City’s 2018 State of Economy

MoM’s Moving to New Location Early Next Month

I cannot wait to see MoM’s opening at the new location (@ the old REI place). The new store will have nearly twice in space (27,500 square feet), compared to what they currently have (15,000 sq ft). In addition to everything the current store has, the new space will have an organic cafe (called Naked […]

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Sunday June 24th, 2018 in Announcements, Business, Development | Comments Off on MoM’s Moving to New Location Early Next Month