Category: Greenbelt

With New Requirements, FBI Relocation to Greenbelt Looks Promising

Yesterday, the General Services Administration (GSA) sets a set of requirements to select the new location of FBI’s headquarters, the Washington Post has reported. This happened after the GSA solicited ideas from several local governments in the area about the new location. News reports suggest that the GSA received some 38 proposals from Prince George’s, […]

Saturday November 16th, 2013 in Development, FBI, Greenbelt | 2 Comments »

Council to Discuss Greenbelt Development Agreement and FBI Relocation

The Council will hear an update on the North Core development tonight and consider a revision to the North Core development agreement. The State of Maryland recently agreed to support one location for the FBI at the Greenbelt Metro station, while at least two different Virginia locations are also vying for the development (see here). […]

Tuesday April 16th, 2013 in Development, Greenbelt | No Comments »

Greenbelt Sector Plan Moves Forward

The County’s District Council met in a worksession this week and agreed to approve Greenbelt Sector plan. We’ve been told that the District Council went into a “Committee of the Whole” and voted unanimously to approve the Sector Plan. We know there were amendments made, but we don’t know yet what amendments. As far as the issues […]

Friday February 8th, 2013 in Development, Greenbelt | No Comments »

Details Emerge on FBI Development at Greenbelt Metro

Garth Beall, the attorney for the proposed FBI development at the Greenbelt Metro came to four cities’ meeting last night and presented his concept plan to Council members of four neighboring cities – College Park, Greenbelt, New Carrollton and Berwyn Heights. Mr. Beall came to the College Park City Council a few months back when he announced […]

Thursday January 31st, 2013 in Development, Greenbelt | 2 Comments »

Greenbelt Plan Moves for County Council

The ongoing Greenbelt Metro Area and MD 193 Corridor Sector Plan and Sectional Map Amendment has been “formally” sent to Prince George’s County District Council. M-NCPPC Chief Planner Chad Wiliams emailed us with this information. On December 13, 2012, the Planning Board voted 5-0 to adopt the sector plan and endorse the sectional (zoning) map […]

Friday January 18th, 2013 in Development, Greenbelt, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Council to Review Planning Board’s Comments on Greenbelt Sector Plan

At tonight’s worksession, the City Council will discuss the comments approved by the Prince George’s County Planning Board (M-NCPPC) on Greenbelt Sector Plan. The M-NCPPC approved a resolution adopting the Greenbelt Metro Area and MD 193 Corridor Sector Plan and endorsing the Sectional Map Amendment (the Plan) for transmittal to the District Council for final approval. The […]

Wednesday January 2nd, 2013 in Greenbelt | No Comments »

County, MD Officials React to FBI Relocation News

Yesterday, the General Services Administration (GSA) issued a RFI (Request for Information) to relocate FBI headquarters from its current location in J. Edgar Hoover Building (JEH) building to a possible location “within the National Capital Region (defined as the District of Columbia, Montgomery and Prince Georges counties in Maryland; Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William […]

Tuesday December 4th, 2012 in Greenbelt | No Comments »

Planning Board Comments on Greenbelt Sector Plan Released

The Park and Planning board released comments and analysis of their staff on the testimonies that residents and City officials made in the last Greenbelt Sector Plan public hearing. Please find that here. Some of the issues that should interest us can be found here. I plan to make another post on these findings later. […]

Wednesday November 28th, 2012 in Greenbelt | No Comments »

Have Your Voice Heard on Greenbelt Sector Plan

In case you could not go to last Tuesday’s public hearing on Greenbelt Sector plan, you can still have your voice heard by sending your written testimonies to the address below by October 17, 2012 . Redis Floyd Clerk of the County Council County Administration Building, 2nd Floor 14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive Upper Marlboro, […]

Sunday October 7th, 2012 in Development, Greenbelt | No Comments »

Council Takes Position on Greenbelt Sector Plan with Overpass Option

In last Tuesday’s Council meting, the City Council approved several comments on the draft MD 193/ Greenbelt sector plan. I was also very happy to see a compromise made in regards to the overpass between north College Park and Greenbelt. Per this amendment, the feasibility study of this overpass will not include the Board of education property, as included in the original motion. […]

Thursday September 27th, 2012 in Greenbelt | No Comments »

Greenbelt Sector Plan Development Alert

Much has changed since the north College Park community supported the 2001 Greenbelt Sector Plan. Back in 2001, the community was excited with the idea of having a mixed use development – a development that can potentially have shops, town houses, hotels etc., that can be attractive to residents living in the surrounding area. The 2012  Greenbelt Sector plan is […]

Tuesday September 25th, 2012 in Greenbelt | No Comments »

Council to Discuss City’s Position on Greenbelt Sector Plan

At tonight’s Council work session, the City Council will discuss the draft greenbelt sector plan and brainstorm a letter to Park and Planning with its position on the plan. The Council will vote on the position letter in the next week’s Council meeting. Last Thursday, the North College Park Civic Association (NCPCA) took a position […]

Tuesday September 18th, 2012 in Greenbelt, NCPCA | No Comments »

New Greenbelt Middle School Readies to Open its Doors

After a $32 million improvement in its class rooms, the new Greenbelt Middle school is set to open its doors next Monday. Some of the improvement will include several changes and additions to this 972 students school. Ninety percent of the classrooms have Smart Boards — interactive white board systems that also serve as projectors […]

Friday August 17th, 2012 in Education, Greenbelt | No Comments »

Greenbelt Shadow Study – Impact on North College Park

Following the presentation by Chad Williams of M-NCPPC at our last work session, I asked him to provide us detailed shadow study images of our north College Park neighborhood, once the proposed 20 story development takes place in GreenBelt area. Please see three aerial images. They are the shadows in the morning of December 21, […]

Thursday August 16th, 2012 in Greenbelt | No Comments »

Greenbelt Sector Plan Released

The Prince George’s County Planning Board has made available for review and comment the Preliminary Greenbelt Metro Area and MD 193 Corridor Sector Plan and Proposed Sectional Map Amendment. This community-based plan and sectional map amendment (SMA) provide “a clear vision” for the future of the Greenbelt Metro Station Metropolitan Center and the portion of […]

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