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Council Approves Further Support for the Hollywood Streetscape Project

Wallace Montgomery was awarded a contract for design and engineering services for the Hollywood Streetscape Project in November 2018. In April 2021, a contract amendment in the amount of $86,155 was approved to add construction and bidding services to the contract. In October 2021, the contract was increased by $14,500 (Change Order #1) to cover […]

Thursday November 17th, 2022 in Development, Hollywood Streetscape | No Comments »

City will Ask M-NCPPC to Fund NCP Community Center, Pedestrian Bridge, and More..

At tonight’s meeting, the City Council will consider approving a letter to Park and Planning Commission asking to fund several projects in College Park. The requests include: (a)   The Council requests that M-NCPPC include capital funding for a Community Center in north College Park in anticipation of the completion of the feasibility study this fall. (b)   To fund a pedestrian […]

Tuesday October 25th, 2022 in North College Park Community Center | Comments Off on City will Ask M-NCPPC to Fund NCP Community Center, Pedestrian Bridge, and More..

Please Ask MNCPPC to Fund Design and Construction of the North College Park Community Center

  Thank you all who attended last night’s Public Hearing on M-NCPPC’s FY24 budget. In case you didn’t get a chance to attend last night’s forum, you still have opportunities to send your comments in writing. Here are a few talking points you may want to use when you ask to fund the designs and […]

Wednesday October 19th, 2022 in North College Park Community Center | Comments Off on Please Ask MNCPPC to Fund Design and Construction of the North College Park Community Center

District 1 Council Bulletin: Time to Give Your Input About North College Park Community Center

For many years, our community has been asking to build a community center in north College Park. Thanks to many of your advocacy, the MNCPPC finally agreed to fund a feasibility study for the proposed center. The project team engaged the residents, looked into a few sites in north College Park, and shortlisted two locations […]

Sunday October 16th, 2022 in North College Park Community Center | Comments Off on District 1 Council Bulletin: Time to Give Your Input About North College Park Community Center

Planned North College Park Community Center: Learn More and Provide Input

In collaboration with the M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation Prince George’s County, I invite you to learn about the future of recreation in North College Park and give your input on various sites and conceptual designs for the planned North College Park Community Center. There are two opportunities to participate: Stop by the M-NCPPC Tent at College Park […]

Saturday October 1st, 2022 in Development, North College Park Community Center | Comments Off on Planned North College Park Community Center: Learn More and Provide Input

City may Acquire Berwyn Property for Community Amenity

The City and the College Park Volunteer Fire Department (CPVFD) have negotiated and agreed on a contract of sale for the purchase of 5100 Roanoke Place for $63,800. The City will acquire the 13,575 square foot property from the CPVFD using State of Maryland Program Open Space (POS) funding . The deposit for the contract […]

Monday September 26th, 2022 in Development | Comments Off on City may Acquire Berwyn Property for Community Amenity

New County Bill to Eliminate Standards for Expedited Transit-oriented Development

The Prince George’s County Council has recently introduced CB-97-2022 to eliminate standards for expedited transit-oriented development in the Local Transit-Oriented (LTO) Zone and tie the requirement for a detailed site plan to certain project characteristics rather than the size of the project. Specifically, suppose an existing residential or commercial use is redeveloped as a mixed-use […]

Saturday September 24th, 2022 in Development | Comments Off on New County Bill to Eliminate Standards for Expedited Transit-oriented Development

Duvall Field Final Design Nearing Completion

After many years of planning and community discussion, the redesign project of City’s Duvall Field is nearing completion. The Mayor and Council will take a look at the latest design and give its fees back at next Tuesday’s meeting. The project team will then work to finalize the design and start construction, which may start […]

Saturday September 3rd, 2022 in Announcements, Development, Duvall Field | 1 Comment »

City to Ask GSA to Select Greenbelt as the Home of the Future FBI Headquarters

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is close to selecting the final location of the future FBI headquarters. The Mayor and Council will consider sending a letter to the GSA expressing its strong support for locating a new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) adjacent to the Greenbelt Metro Station. The letter states […]

Friday September 2nd, 2022 in Development, FBI | 1 Comment »

228 Townhome Development Planned in North College Park

Two development proposals are in the works to build 228 single-family townhomes (attached homes) in the Cherry Hill / Autoville neighborhood (a) Paint BranchPreserve North: 131 Single Family Attached Residential Units 4711, 4801 Cherry Hill Road and 9624, 9626, 9628, 9700, 9702 Autoville Drive (Block B Lots 1 and 19 and Parcels 5, 150, 178, […]

Monday August 15th, 2022 in Paint Branch Preserve | 4 Comments »

Two Sites Selected For the North College Park Community Center.

Breaking: Two sites have been selected among half a dozen or so potential sites for the north College Park Community Center. They are (a) the Hollywood Shopping Plaza (where MoM’s/Proteus/Pizza Roma are located) and (b) the Hollywood Community Park, near the Metro. The M-NCPPC project team has started taking input about the sites. These pictures […]

Saturday August 13th, 2022 in North College Park Community Center | Comments Off on Two Sites Selected For the North College Park Community Center.

Multi-Family Apartments Planned to Replace Three Hotels in North College Park

RST Development, a private, family-owned multifamily real estate development company, has entered into a contract to purchase the three hotels located on the east side of Baltimore Avenue between Cherokee Street and Delaware Street. The three hotels are the Howard Johnsons, the Days Inn, and the Red Roof Inn, located at 9113 Baltimore Ave. RST […]

Tuesday June 7th, 2022 in Development | Comments Off on Multi-Family Apartments Planned to Replace Three Hotels in North College Park

North College Park Community Center Study Kicks Off with Community Forum

Thank you to all who attended last week’s community meeting to gather input about the proposed north College Park Community Center. We had a very good turnout with several elected officials. The community discussed 9 potential sites and the amenities they want to see in the center. The M-NCPPC will be hosting one more community […]

Monday May 16th, 2022 in Announcements, Development, North College Park Community Center | Comments Off on North College Park Community Center Study Kicks Off with Community Forum

Hollywood Road Sidewalk Construction to Start this Fall

At next week’s Council meeting, the Council will discuss the Hollywood Road Sidewalk Project’s 60% Design Plans. Hollywood Road is a paved roadway with two-way traffic, parking on both sides of the street and no existing sidewalk. It has been identified as an important connector street in the City’s Complete Streets priority matrix. In 2018, […]

Wednesday March 30th, 2022 in Development | Comments Off on Hollywood Road Sidewalk Construction to Start this Fall

FBI Headquarters Search Back on the Table

This Tuesday, three MD senators and congressmen secured the inclusion of language to advance the process for a new, consolidated Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters in the Omnibus FY2022 funding package that the President signed into law. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer and Anthony Brown (all D-Md.) […]

Thursday March 17th, 2022 in Development, FBI | Comments Off on FBI Headquarters Search Back on the Table