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Things to Buy from City’s Public Works Department:

Here is a list of items avalibale to purchase from City’s Public Works Department: 50-gallon rain barrels for $72. Click here for more information.Yard Waste Carts for City residents for $25. Click here for more information.Backyard Composting Bins for $20 (city residents) and $40(non-residents). Click here for more information.SMARTLEAF® compost ($28 cubic yard) and wood mulch ($12 cubic yard) are available […]

Thursday December 27th, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Things to Buy from City’s Public Works Department:

Need Snow Shoveling Help? Please Let me Know

Like the past years, we’re offering free snow shoveling help for the folks who need them. We know many of our neighbors, especially the elderly and disabled ones, often get stuck in their homes during this season and need our serious help. If you or anyone you know who may need such help, please feel free to […]

Tuesday December 25th, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Need Snow Shoveling Help? Please Let me Know

City Offices Closed for Christmas & New Year’s Day Holidays

All City Offices will be closed on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25, 2018 for the Christmas holiday. All regular refuse & recycling collections will slide forward two days; no special collections will occur during the holiday week.All City Offices will be closed on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 in observance of the New Year’s Day […]

Monday December 24th, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on City Offices Closed for Christmas & New Year’s Day Holidays

Council Continues to Discuss Four-Year Staggered Council Terms

At tonight’s  worksession, the City Council will continue its discussion about extending Council term from 2 years to a staggered 4 years term. In the previous discussion, the Rockville Mayor came before the Council and shared the experience of her City, which also changed its Council term from 2 years to 4 years concurrent term. […]

Tuesday October 16th, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Council Continues to Discuss Four-Year Staggered Council Terms

This Week’s NCPCA Meeting

This Thursday is the second Thursday of the month, and thus the day when the NCPCA holds its monthly public meeting. Please see below this week’s meeting agenda. 7:30pm: Ray Ranker, candidate for Md. House of Delegates will be vising NCPCA. In conformance with past practice, candidates for elected office in the NCPCA area are […]

Tuesday October 9th, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on This Week’s NCPCA Meeting

Update on Development Projects in District 1

Here is the lat st status of the development projects in District 1. Hollywood Gateway Park: The construction contract was awarded to McDonnell Landscape, Inc. and site and building permits have been obtained from Prince George’s County. Notice to proceed with the project will be issued pending resolution of property acquisition/right-of-entry issues with the adjoining […]

Thursday September 13th, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Update on Development Projects in District 1

This Week at the Hollywood Farmers Market

With all the rain we’ve had this summer- these sunflowers brighten up any gloomy day. Make sure you stop by Calvert Farms this weekend and purchase some of their sunflowers. These flowers last forever! Shared Recipes (From the Waltz Family Farm Kitchen) PORK KABOBS Red, Yellow or Green Peppers Onion Zucchini Mushrooms Pineapple Pork Kabobs […]

Thursday August 23rd, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on This Week at the Hollywood Farmers Market

Storm Hits College Park. City Clearing Up Damages and Debris

College Park and the surrounding area experienced some good effect by yesterday’s damage. Three large trees fell in the 4900 block of Blackfoot Rd, causing some damages to a house. Thankfully the neighbors in the house were not harmed. Downed trees have blocked 50th place southbound Hollywood Rd. It also took the power out in […]

Tuesday August 14th, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Storm Hits College Park. City Clearing Up Damages and Debris

Top 5 Reasons to Attend National Night Out, Reason 5: Take Stand Against Crime

The fifth and final reason to attend today’s National Night Out is to take a stand against crime and let criminals know that our neighborhood is organized against crime. National Night Out is all about building support and increasing participation in local anti-crime efforts, strengthening neighborhood spirit and improving relationships between the police department and […]

Tuesday August 7th, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Top 5 Reasons to Attend National Night Out, Reason 5: Take Stand Against Crime

City Plans to Use State Grants for More Community Projects

The Council will discuss the annual Program Open Space (POS) funding for FY2019. In this year, the City is expected to receive $289,121, however our plan must be submitted by June 15, 2018. This year, POS funding is required to be divided equally between acquisition and development projects. Allocation used for development projects requires a […]

Tuesday June 5th, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on City Plans to Use State Grants for More Community Projects

Sunnyside May Get a Park / Playground

Back in March this year, we met about 20+ Sunnyside neighbors to explore the public use of the green space at the east end of Odessa Road, in Sunnyside neighborhood. This is a 1.2-acre land donated to the City in early 2000 by Kerensky family. at the meeting, the residents want to see an amenity […]

Wednesday May 30th, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Sunnyside May Get a Park / Playground

Council Approves Changes to Some Benefits of City Employees

At last night’s meeting, the City Council approved a resolution making some changes to the personnel policies in regards to the vacation hours and leave benefits. Staff has recently recommended reducing a large financial liability for future payouts of accrued and unused sick and annual leave. The changes to the policies will reduce the long-term […]

Wednesday May 23rd, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Council Approves Changes to Some Benefits of City Employees

Free Microchip Clinic Tomorrow at the Farmers Market

What: Free Microchip Clinic When: Saturday, June 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. WhereL Hollywood Farmers Market – 9801 Rhode Island Ave On June 10, the City of College Park Animal Control and City Animal Welfare Committee will offer FREE microchipping for dogs and cats for City residents (or only $20 for non-residents). Microchipping […]

Friday June 9th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Free Microchip Clinic Tomorrow at the Farmers Market

SMARTLEAF Compost and Wood Mulch are available!

Does your garden need a little tender loving care? Maybe it’s time to replenish your tired soil with compost! Does your flower beds dry out too quickly, or are you tired of pulling weeds? We have wood mulch to help conserve soil moisture and inhibit weed growth. Both may be picked-up at DPW Monday-Friday from […]

Sunday May 28th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on SMARTLEAF Compost and Wood Mulch are available!

Free City Resident Tennis Lessons at the College Park Tennis Center

Back in October last year, the Mayor and City Council voted to approve a $10,000 contribution to the Junior Tennis Champions Center. As part of the proposal, between January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017, College Park residents will receive several benefits including: Six free group lessons for adults and juniors. 25% off membership dues. 25% […]

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Thursday May 4th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Free City Resident Tennis Lessons at the College Park Tennis Center