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Milling and Resurfacing Work on Edgewood Road & Rhode Island Ave

Please be advised that on or about tomorrow, Wednesday, September 9th NZI Construction Inc., working for the City, will begin milling and resurfacing Edgewood Road at US 1, Edgewood Road (between 52nd Pl and 53rd Ave), and Rhode Island Ave -west- (Between Lackawanna St and Hollywood Rd). We expect the milling and paving and re-striping […]

Tuesday September 8th, 2020 in Announcements, Public Works | No Comments »

GAT Mosquito Traps

Tired of being bit by mosquitoes in your yard? The City has a limited number of GAT Mosquito traps available to residents for $50.00. These traps are designed to attract and capture mosquitoes without harming birds and bees. They are used successfully throughout neighboring University Park. They work best if they are deployed two per yard. Purchase […]

Friday August 28th, 2020 in Public Works | No Comments »

October Cleanup Saturdays & Shredding Event

October 10 & 24 from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Public Works, 9217 51st Avenue, College Park, MD. 20740 The City of College Park Public Works facility will be open for City residents to drop-off bulky trash, white goods, electronics recycling, brush, and yard trim. You must be a resident of the City of College Park and […]

Tuesday August 25th, 2020 in Announcements, Public Works | Comments Off on October Cleanup Saturdays & Shredding Event

Mosquito Spraying is Cancelled for the Season

The City received notification from Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) Mosquito Control Section that they will not be conducting the adult mosquito control spray portion of their program this season. The Department of Public Works staff contacted our local County mosquito control representative at MDA to inquire further about the cancellation and was told budget […]

Saturday June 6th, 2020 in Announcements, Public Works | Comments Off on Mosquito Spraying is Cancelled for the Season

New Neighborhood Signs in Sunnyside and College Park Woods

Congratulations to our Sunnyside neighbors on having this wonderful new sign at the entrance of their neighborhood. A couple of months ago I had the opportunity to ask our Public Works to replace the old sign at the end of Odessa Rd. Based on the consultation with the neighbors and the City Staff, we decided […]

Sunday May 31st, 2020 in Announcements, Public Works | Comments Off on New Neighborhood Signs in Sunnyside and College Park Woods

Public Works to Resume Limited Brush and Bulk Trash Collections Next Week

The Department of Public Works will resume limited brush and bulk trash collections next week, Thursday April 30 and Friday, May 1. Schedule an appointment at 240-487-3590 or email publicworks@collegeparkmd.gov. Please do not put anything out prior to scheduling an appointment. Electronics Recycling and Metal Hardware and Appliances are still suspended until further notice. The Department […]

Sunday April 26th, 2020 in Announcements, Public Works | Comments Off on Public Works to Resume Limited Brush and Bulk Trash Collections Next Week

Temporary Drop-Off Location at Public Works for Bulk Trash and Electronic Recycling

Bulk Trash and Electronic Recycling While collections are suspended due to the COVID-19 situation, Public Works will have a roll-off container in the public parking lot next to the Food Scrap Drop Off at Davis Hall (9217 51st Avenue) for residents to bring their bulk trash during business hours: 8:00 am – 3:00 pm Monday […]

Tuesday April 14th, 2020 in Announcements, Public Works | Comments Off on Temporary Drop-Off Location at Public Works for Bulk Trash and Electronic Recycling

Help Protect our Department of Public Works Crews from COVID-19

Please help protect our Department of Public Works Crews from COVID-19 by following these steps when putting out your trash and recycling.

Friday April 10th, 2020 in Announcements, Public Works | Comments Off on Help Protect our Department of Public Works Crews from COVID-19

Compost & Wood Mulch Deliveries Start March 2!

Delivery services are resuming for College Park’s SMARTLEAF® Compost and Wood Mulch products! Our first day for delivery will be Monday, March 2, 2020. We will only be running one truck to start, so spots will fill up quickly until more trucks become available (likely the end of this month). Request a Compost or Wood […]

Friday February 28th, 2020 in Public Works | Comments Off on Compost & Wood Mulch Deliveries Start March 2!

New drop-off location open in the southern part of the City!

Instead of putting food scraps in the trash, City residents can drop them off for FREE at the following locations: ·        Public Works, 9217 51st Avenue, College Park – available 24/7 ·        Old Town Playground/Community Garden (7504 Columbia Ave.) – available 24/7 The new drop-off location is in the southern part of the City on Columbia Avenue near […]

Friday February 7th, 2020 in Public Works | Comments Off on New drop-off location open in the southern part of the City!

Public Hearing this Tuesday on Important Changes to City’s Bulk Trash Collection Practices

At this week’s City Council meeting, the Council will hold public hearings on two important ordinances on City’s bulk trash collection practices. One major change the ordinances will do is to limit up to four bulky refuse collections per the calendar year with a maximum of 12 or 20 bulky refuse items collected per the […]

Sunday January 26th, 2020 in Public Works | Comments Off on Public Hearing this Tuesday on Important Changes to City’s Bulk Trash Collection Practices

Council to Consider a New Law Limiting Amount of Bulk Trash

At the last week’s Council meeting, an ordinance was introduced to implement a bulk trash fee schedule for collection of more than 20 items per year. The Ordinance 20-O-02 will be introduced with respect to implementing a bulk trash fee schedule for collection of more than 29 items a year for single-family rental units that […]

Saturday January 18th, 2020 in Public Works | Comments Off on Council to Consider a New Law Limiting Amount of Bulk Trash

Holiday Light Recycling

Holiday string lights, working or non-working, are accepted for recycling at MOM’s Organic Market (9801 Rhode Island Avenue, College Park). The string lights are collected for recycling in December and the beginning of January. Please remove lights from bags/packaging and place in designated holiday lights recycling bin located in the lobby when you enter MOM’s […]

Saturday December 28th, 2019 in Announcements, Public Works | Comments Off on Holiday Light Recycling

What to Know During Snow Events?

The City of College Park’s priority during a snow event is public safety. Our goal is to clear snow and ice as quickly and efficiently as possible, restoring safe travel for emergency crews, motorists, and pedestrians. Snow and ice removal are considered an emergency operation and takes precedence over other Public Works tasks. The snow […]

Friday December 27th, 2019 in Public Works, Snow | Comments Off on What to Know During Snow Events?

December 2019 Leaf Collection Calendar

TIPS – THE DO’S AND DON’TS OF LEAF COLLECTION! Bagging is not necessary during leaf collection with vacuums. Grass can be included in your leaf piles, but no sticks, branches, vines, or woody materials (as these items require a special collection). Rake leaves to the curb but do not put them in the street. Pile […]

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Wednesday December 18th, 2019 in Announcements, Leaf collection, Public Works | Comments Off on December 2019 Leaf Collection Calendar