WEEKLY BULLETIN | January 18, 2019
Last week's snow storm not only brought about a foot of snow, but also some beautiful scenes of Lake Artemesia! For more photos, check out our Facebook page here .
All City Offices Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day
All City Offices will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Refuse and recycling collections will shift forward one day (Monday collections will occur on Tuesday, Tuesday collections on Wednesday, and so forth) and special collections will only occur on Friday next week.
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 .
Free Basic CERT Course
A free basic CERT course is being offered by Prince George's County Office of Emergency Management for Saturday, February 2 and 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For details and to register, please click here .
Department of Public Works
Last night and this morning, DPW has been monitoring and treating several areas for the 1-inch of snow we had overnight Thursday into Friday. 

Crews worked last weekend (Jan. 12-13) on the snow event that dumped 12 inches of snow on College Park. Crews worked around the clock in 12 hour shifts until all roads were cleared.

Department of Public Works crews participated in hands-on Chain Saw training on Wednesday.

Weekly collection of soft yard waste has resumed on your regular trash collection day. Leaves will need to be put in paper yard waste bags or in containers.

Christmas trees are collected on Thursdays and Fridays. To ensure collection, call 240-487-3590 or email publicworks@collegeparkmd.gov to schedule an appointment.

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
January 4 - 10, 2018
1/4 Contract officer conducted a traffic assignment (Speed Enforcement) in the 9000 block of Baltimore Avenue. (61 citations were issued as the officer was operating the portable “Mobile Camera.”)

1/4 Contract officers responded to a call for service for a report of a Breaking and Entering Report in the 4700 block of Pontiac Street. Residence check and no crime committed.

1/4 Contract officer on routine patrol observed an occupied suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of the Red Roof Inn located at 9137 Baltimore Avenue. Field interview conducted after the officer smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Field Observation Report completed.
1/6 Contract officers responded to the area of Baltimore Avenue and Cherry Hill Road for the report of the sound of gunshots. Area check with negative results.
1/7 Contract officer conducted a traffic assignment (Speed Enforcement) in the 9000 block of Baltimore Avenue. (94 citations were issued as the officer was operating the portable “Mobile Camera.”)
1/7 Contract officer observed a vehicle displaying stolen tags in the 8100 block of Baltimore Avenue. The suspect was taken into custody for theft.
1/9 Contract officer conducted a traffic stop in the 7500 block of Yale Avenue. The driver was placed under arrest for an outstanding warrant.
1/10 Contract officer responded to a report of an assault in the 9100 block of Baltimore Avenue. The suspect was taken into custody for disorderly conduct, trespassing, and failure to obey a lawful order.
Statistical Data and Issued:
MD State Citations: 34
Warnings: 107
Equipment Repair Orders: 18
Distracted Driving Citations: 0
Parking Citations: 0
Field Observation Report: 4
Youth Field Observation Report: 0
Citations in Lieu of Arrest: 0
Civil Citation: 0
Criminal Arrests: 2
DWS Arrest: 0
DWI Arrest: 0
Warrant Arrest: 1
Premise Checks: 0
Referral Student Code of Conduct: 0
Zone 1/Downtown Area Pedestrian Warnings: 0
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: 0
Zone 3/North College Park Pedestrian Citations: 0
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
Workshop: Importance of Having a Will
Saturday, February 9
12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Old Parish House
4711 Knox Road

Ms. Cereta A. Lee, the Register of Wills for Prince George’s County, with the City of College Park, presents a workshop on the Importance of Having a Will.

For more information, contact the City' s Clerk's Office at 240-487-3501. RSVP is not required.
Public Forum: Charter Review Commission
Monday, February 11
7:30 p.m.
City Hall Council Chambers
4500 Knox Road

The City of College Park has established a Charter Review Commission (CRC) to hear from our residents on the benefits and concerns associated with changing the length of the term for elected officials from two to four years, and on the benefits and concerns related to staggering those terms or having them run concurrently.

The Commission’s first Public Forum will be held on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 4500 Knox Road.

If you prefer to submit your comments in writing, please visit www.collegeparkmd.gov/CRCcomment .

For more information, please contact the Office of the City Clerk at 240-487-3501.
Meetings at a Glance
City of College Park Mayor and Council Notice of Meetings
Tuesday, January 22, 2018 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Mayor and Council Worksession

Tuesday, January 29, 2018 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Mayor and Council Regular Meeting
  • Public Hearing on Ordinance 19-O-01 – Administrative Organization
  • Public Hearing on Ordinance 19-O-02 – Local Government Insurance Trust
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