Category: Public Works

Curbside Leaf Collection to Begin

Fall is here and hence the time has arrived for the curbside leaf collection. Public Works conducts leaf collection activities in the fall, usually starting early November and ending late December/early January. Collection may continue further into January depending on weather conditions during and after the scheduled collection period. Residents can find out when their […]

Saturday October 18th, 2014 in Public Works | No Comments »

Free Shredding, Recycling and Bulk Trash Collection Services, Tomorrow

Document shredding services will be available to the College Park residents at the Department of Public Works (9217 51st Ave) on tomorrow, Saturday, from 8 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Bring your old tax records, medical paperwork, and any other confidential information to be shredded while you wait. All paper will be recycled. The City will be also accepting electronics recycling and […]

Friday October 17th, 2014 in Announcements, Public Works | No Comments »

Free Spring Clean-Up in April

The City of College Park Public Works Department (9217 51st Avenue) will be open for City residents all four Saturdays in April from 7:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. The clean up days are for City of College Park residents only; you must show proof of residency in the City of College Park to participate. Residents […]

Thursday April 3rd, 2014 in Public Works | No Comments »

College Park’s Snow Plan – All You Need to Know How Snow is Cleared on Your Street

A few weeks ago, I received quite a few emails / inquiries from my constituents about the ways City’s Public Works department does the snow plowing job. I thought it’d be a good idea to share the inner working of that operation so that we all know how things are executed in the events of […]

Monday March 10th, 2014 in Public Works, Snow | No Comments »

Snow – Pease Park on Even Side

It’s been snowing heavily. Please see below a few important reminders from the Public Works. SNOW AND ICE CONTROL – PARK ON THE EVEN SIDE! Public Works crews plow and salt City streets and parking lots to clear snow and ice. Things you can do to help include: • Move parked cars off the street so […]

Thursday January 2nd, 2014 in Public Works, Snow, Weather | No Comments »

December Leaf Collection Schedule

The City has updated the December leaf collection schedule. According to the schedule, the leaf collection will happen tomorrow and Thursday on the west side of Rhode Island Avenue. Public Works will come to the east of Rhode Island next week, on next Monday and Tuesday. The final leaf collection will happen next month, on […]

Tuesday December 17th, 2013 in Leaf collection, Public Works | No Comments »

Upcoming Leaf Collection Schedule

Leaf Collection began this week (on November 4, 2013, precisely) and will run through the beginning of January 2014. Here is the tentative schedule for the month of November. The dates in red and the green boxes are west and east of Rhode Island avenue respectively. Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thursday November 7th, 2013 in Leaf collection | No Comments »

Free Bulk Trash, Electronics Recycling and Document Shredding Events

City residents may drop off bulky trash, electronics for recycling, and yard trim to the Public Works facility (9217 51st Avenue) in the first and second Saturdays in October (7:30 am to 12 pm). Hazardous materials will not be accepted (shingles, propane tanks, paint, etc.). Air conditioners, heat pumps, refrigerators and freezers may incur a […]

Monday September 2nd, 2013 in Public Works | No Comments »

2013 Spring Cleanup – April Saturdays at Davis Hall

The City of College Park Public Works Department (9217 51st Avenue) will be open Saturdays in April from 7:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m, for City residents to drop off bulky trash, electronics for recycling, and yard waste. This year, Public Works will be accepting #6 expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam for recycling!! Number 6 expanded polystyrene […]

Saturday March 30th, 2013 in Announcements, Public Works | No Comments »

Upcoming Trash and Leaf collection Schedule

The City offices were closed on December 24 and 25.Thus Wednesday’s trash collection will happen tomorrow. Also, the City will be closed January 1st. Special or bulk trash pickups will ONLY be made on Friday, January 4. The trash/recycling collection for the week will be as follows: Monday routes: Monday – 12/31 Tuesday routes: Wednesday […]

Thursday December 27th, 2012 in Leaf collection | No Comments »

Piling Leaf on the Street – What Can be Done?

As we’re going through leaf collection season, I was told by a resident that almost all of the leaf piles he has seen in his neighborhood are in the street – not merely overflowing across the curb but are almost entirely sitting in the street. This is problematic, because, some leaves may end clogging storm […]

Wednesday December 19th, 2012 in Leaf collection, Public Works | 1 Comment »

Fall Leaf Collection to Begin Next Week

Fall curbside leaf collection is scheduled to begin on Monday, November 5, 2012, and end on Friday, January 4, 2013. Leaf collection may continue further into January depending on weather conditions during and after the scheduled collection period. The Four Cities sweeper is scheduled to be in College Park the week of December 24-31. Each […]

Thursday November 1st, 2012 in Leaf collection | No Comments »

City Plans to Purchase Additional Salt Spreader and Snow Plow Truck

In tomorrow’s work session, the Council will discuss purchase of a Freight-liner salt spreader and snow plow truck in the amount of $148,482. The City’s Department of Public Works currently has six medium duty size dump trucks that have V-Box spreaders and 10′ wide snow plows for winter use. Four of the six trucks have liquid de-icing tanks that allow […]

Tuesday October 16th, 2012 in Public Works, Snow | No Comments »

Bulk Trash Cleanup, Electronics Recycling and Document Shredding, This Staurday

The City of College Park Public Works facility (9217 51st Avenue) will be open for City residents the second and third Saturdays in October, 10/13 and 10/20, from 7:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon ONLY. City residents may drop off bulky trash, electronics for recycling, and yard trim. Hazardous materials will not be accepted (shingles, propane […]

Wednesday October 10th, 2012 in Announcements, Public Works | No Comments »

Birds, Freezer, Sewer line, Sleep and a Trip Over: What is in Common?

Confused? Here is a challenge for you to figure out: What is in common between a damaged freezer, nasty bird droppings, a fractured swear line, lost mid-night sleep and a painful trip over? The short answer – a tree, rather a healthy one. My Councilmanic fun job took me to this street in my district […]

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