At last week’s Council meeting, the City Council offered a proclamation recognizing Eric Olson for his service in at the County and the City.
Mr. Olson is a resident of College Park and served on the City Council from December, 1997 until December, 2006, He also served as Council Member representing District 3 on the Prince George’s County Council from 2006 to 2014. Council Member Olson was Vice-Chair of the Prince George’s County Council for two years and served on the Planning, Zoning and Economic Development Committee and the Transportation, Housing and the Environment Committee.
The proclamation recognized his efforts on many projects that directly benefit the City and its residents, including the Route 1 Ride, funding for Bike Share, pedestrian safety improvements on Route 1 and Paint Branch Parkway, legislation related to smart growth and improved infrastructure for walking and biking, and his work on the Purple Line, US 1 Corridor Sector Plan and College Park-Riverdale Park Transit District Development Plan.
Thank you, Eric. We appreciate your service!