WEEKLY BULLETIN | January 11, 2019
The City's Tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is tomorrow! For details, see below under Events.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
City Apparel and Merchandise Now on Sale
Showcase your City pride with one (or three) of our awesome new t-shirts, hoodies, polos, youth clothes or bags.

First debuted at College Park Day, the full collection is now availab le online . Sizes and quantities are limited. Purchases can be made online or at City Hall - most major credit cards and cash are accepted. 

All purchased items must be picked up at City Hall only - we currently do not ship any orders. Contact apparel@collegeparkmd.gov  for any questions.

Check out all of the available items at www.collegeparkmd.gov/store .
Help Prevent Theft from Vehicles
Help prevent thefts from your vehicles by locking your doors, taking valuables inside or hiding them in the trunk or cargo area. Shut off your engine and take keys inside with you.

Report suspicious activity in the area or theft from your vehicle immediately to 9-1-1. If you see anyone acting suspiciously, report it to police immediately at 9-1-1.
Christmas Tree Recycling
Christmas Tree Recycling occurs throughout the month of January by our Department of Public Works. The trees are collected on Thursdays and Fridays; to ensure collection, call 240-487-3590 or email publicworks@collegeparkmd.gov to schedule an appointment . Please remove all decorations and place the tree at the curb for collection.
CITY DEPARTMENTS
Department of Public Works
In anticipation of the snow event this weekend, crews are pre-treating streets as a proactive measure to keep roads safe and clear of snow and ice. Deployment plans are prepared for possible weekend snow operations.

The Department completed the final Leaf Collection for this season on 1/11/19. Soft yard waste pick-up will resume next week on regular trash collection days Mon-Wed. Leaves will need to be put in paper yard waste bags or they need to be in containers.

Safety Meeting held Thursday for all Department employees to review Chain Saw Safety and proper operation.

The Department and SCS, our consultant for the Solid Waste Study, presented the results and recommendations of the Bulk Trash Study to the City Council on 1/9/19.

Requests for replacement street trees in right-of-ways, call 240-487-3590 or email Brenda Alexander at balexander@collegeparkmd.gov .

The City has a program to reimburse the cost (up to $150.00) of approved trees on private property, it’s called the Tree Canopy Enhancement Program (TCEP). Click here for more information and application.
For any information related to refuse, recycling, or other Public Works related items, contact the Department at:
240-487-3590 or publicworks@

The Department is located at 9217 51st Ave.
Items available to purchase from the 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 for pick up. Click here for more information.
Weekly Highlights of Contract Police Activity
December 28 - January 3, 2018
12/28 Contract officers responded to a call for service for a Breaking and Entering Report (In Progress) in the 5100 block of Navahoe Street. No crime noted as a locksmith was changing the locks to the residence.

12/28 Contract officers assisted the Code Enforcement Officer in the 7500 block of Dartmouth Road with juveniles on the rooftop. Juveniles were turned over to their parents.

1/3 Contract officers responded to a call for service for a suspicious package in the 4800 block of Fox Street. Incident was declared a Hazmat situation. No illicit materials located inside the package. Suspicious Activity Report was completed.

1/3 Contract officers attended the community meeting in Hollywood.

Officers conducted directed patrol at the student housing locations throughout the city to prevent burglaries during the break.
Statistical Data and Issued:
MD State Citations: 27
Warnings: 106
Equipment Repair Orders: 28
Distracted Driving Citations: 0
Parking Citations: 0
Field Observation Report: 2
Youth Field Observation Report: 0
Citations in Lieu of Arrest: 0
Civil Citation: 0
Criminal Arrests: 0
DWS Arrest: 0
DWI Arrest: 0
Warrant Arrest:
Premise Checks: 7
Referral Student Code of Conduct: 0
Zone 1/Downtown Area Pedestrian Warnings: 26
Zone 1/Downtown Area Pedestrian Citations: 0
Zone 2/Berwyn - Lakeland Pedestrian Warnings: 0
Zone 2/Berwyn - Lakeland Pedestrian Citations: 0
Zone 3/North College Park Pedestrian Warnings: 1
Zone 3/North College Park Pedestrian Citations: 1
CITY EVENTS
City Tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Saturday, January 12, 2019
2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Kay Theatre, The Clarice

Join us for the 28th Annual City Tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Saturday, January 12. 2019 from 2:00 -3:30 p.m. at The Clarice located on the University of Maryland campus. This inspirational and educational event is free and for all ages. 

This year's theme is "Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere" presented by the 2019 Keynote Speaker Melvin C. High. Mr. High is Prince George's County Sheriff. 

Free event parking is available nearby in University Lots 1b and Z all day on Saturdays (excluding home football games). These lots are about a 2-5 minute walk to the venue. There are also paid parking options in the Stadium Drive Garage as well.

For more information, please click here .

The selections and songs presented during the event are chosen by the participants as their way to honor Dr. King. The City, by sponsoring this event, does not endorse any particular religion, belief system or presentation.
Public Forum: Duvall Field Visioning & Planning Project
Thursday, January 17
7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Davis Hall
9217 51st Ave

The City of College Park needs your input to determine future improvements at Duvall Field. Please attend this meeting and share your thoughts and ideas for upgrading and prioritizing its facilities, amenities and services. This will help the City to develop a plan to meet community needs and wishes.

• Learn about the project
• Review existing conditions
• Consider new programs and facilities
• Provide feedback

For more information, contact the City' s Department of Planning, Community & Economic Development at 240.487.3538 or email planner@collegeparkmd.gov .
Family Fun Bowling Bash
Sunday, January 27
1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Bowlero Lanes
9021 Baltimore Ave

The City of College Park's Recreation Board presents... Family Fun Bowling Bash!

Sunday, January 27 from 1 to 4pm at Bowlero Lanes (formerly AMF College Park - 9021 Baltimore Ave)

Only $5* per person!!
Includes unlimited bowling from 1-4pm, shoe rental, soda and pizza
*For the first 100 City of College Park residents. Proof of residency required. After that, the price is only $10 per person

No reservations required and a limited number of lanes also have gutter guards!

For more information, please call the Department of Public Services at 240-487-3570
UPCOMING CITY MEETINGS
Meetings at a Glance
City of College Park Mayor and Council Notice of Meetings
Tuesday, January 15, 2018 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Mayor and Council Regular Meeting

Tuesday, January 22, 2018 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Mayor and Council Worksession
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