WEEKLY BULLETIN | July 16, 2021
Hollywood Dog Park Ribbon Cutting
51st Ave. between Indian Ln. & Fox St.

Join us today, July 16 at 5:30 for the official Hollywood Dog Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony! Details below under events.
Community Meeting: Cherry Hill Road Median

On Monday, July 19, 2021 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., Prince George's County is hosting a community meeting to discuss the median option along Cherry Hill Road at the Shopping Center.

The project is to address the following issues:
  1. Left turning traffic from eastbound Cherry Hill into the easternmost College Park Market Place shopping center entrance.
  2. Left turning traffic from the eastern most College Park Market Place shopping center entrance on to eastbound Cherry Hill Road.
  3. Traffic turning into and out of Autoville Drive from Cherry Hill Road.
  4. Traffic backed up on westbound Cherry Hill Road leading into the Starbucks in the College Park Market Place shopping Center. 

New Bulk Trash Changes Started July 1, 2021

For a single-family, owner-occupied residence:
  • Up to four (4) bulky refuse collections per calendar year, with a maximum total of 20 bulky refuse items, will be free of charge to the resident.

For a single-family rental property that pays for City trash services:
  • Up to four (4) bulky refuse collections per calendar year, with a maximum total of 29 bulky refuse items, will be free of charge.
For quantities and/or frequency more than stated above, a $20 collection fee per item over the allowable number of items will be imposed. A waiver may be available for major extenuating circumstances on a limited basis.
Please note: Residents will have the opportunity to bring items to Public Works at no cost during the six cleanup Saturdays which are usually held in the Fall and Spring.

All bulky refuse collections must be scheduled in advance and the caller must identify the quantity and type of items when scheduling a collection.

Bulky refuse items must be set out neatly. Department of Public Works staff will provide guidance when you make your appointment. Call 240-487-3590 or email publicworks@collegeparkmd.gov.
Free Summer Parking at the City's Downtown Garage

The City of College Park is currently offering free summer parking at the City’s Downtown Garage all-day Saturdays and Sundays and weekday evenings after 5:00 p.m. Hurry, this promotion ends on August 22, 2021! Visit your favorite Downtown College Park restaurant or business this summer!
The City is Hiring!

The City is hiring for the following positions: Grounds Keeper II, Laborer Grounds, Information Systems Manager and a Part-Time Temporary Summer Position. To apply, visit https://collegeparkmd.applicantpool.com/jobs/.
Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

This is a Federal Communications Commission Program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying households. You can receive monthly discounts on service and equipment. To learn about eligibility and application options visit, GetEmergencyBroadband.org. Call the Emergency Broadband Support Center at 833-511-0311 or email EBBHelp@usac.org.
Department of Public Works
Items available to purchase from the Department: 

Click for more information, or visit: www.colllegeparkmd.gov/products.
For any information related to refuse, recycling, or other Public Works related items, contact the Department at: 240-487-3590 or publicworks@collegeparkmd.gov.

For a list of changes to Special Collection Pickups, including Yard Waste and for information about the Bulk Trash Changes, please visit: www.collegeparkmd.gov/specialcollections.

The Department is located at 9217 51st Ave. Business hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
This week, Department crews conducted maintenance and repairs to the concrete on the top deck of Downtown Parking Garage.
Noise and Nuisance Municipal Infractions
July 5 - 11, 2021
There were no violations of the Noise Ordinance, Article I, 141-1 Danger to Public Safety/Health or Article II, 141-13 Unruly Social Gatherings.
Weekly Highlights of Contract Police Activity
July 2 - 8, 2021
7/2 Contract officer conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle with loud exhaust at Baltimore Avenue and University Blvd. The driver was issued 2 warning citations and 1 SEROs.

7/2 Contract officer conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle with loud exhaust at Baltimore Avenue and Lakeland Road. The driver was issued 3 warning citations and 1 SERO.

7/2 Contract officer conducted a traffic stop for a vehicle with loud exhaust at University Blvd and Baltimore Avenue. The driver was issued 1 citation and 1 SEROs.
7/3 Contract officer conducted stop sign enforcement at Saint Andrews Place and Duke Street. During the officer’s enforcement 12 warnings were issued
7/3 Contract officer conducted a traffic stop at Baltimore Avenue / Cherry Hill for loud exhaust. The driver was issued 5 citations and 2 equipment repair orders
7/4 Contract officer conducted stop sign enforcement at Saint Andrews Place and De Pauw Place. During the enforcement, the officer issued 13 citations and 6 warnings.
7/4 Contract officer conducted a traffic stop for loud exhaust in the 7700 block of Baltimore Avenue. During the stop the officer issued 2 citations and equipment repair order
7/5 Contract officer conducted a traffic stop at Metzerott Road and University Blvd. During the traffic stop the officer discovered the driver was in possession of cocaine. The driver was arrested and transported to the Department of Corrections.
7/6 Contract officer was contacted by the City of College Park reference graffiti on the building at Duvall field. Officer responded photographed the building and wrote the property damage report.
7/6 Contract officer conducted speed enforcement with the in multiple locations. 103 “Mobile” citations were issued
7/6 Contract officer responded to the 4700 block of Berwyn House Road for an indecent exposure report. Once on scene the officer made contact with the victim and quickly broadcasted a lookout for the suspect. During the area canvas officer located a suspect who matched the description. A show up was conducted, and a positive identification was made. The subject was arrested and transported to the Department of Corrections.
Statistical Data and Issued:
MD State Citations: 45
Warnings: 61
Equipment Repair Orders: 7
Distracted Driving Citations: 0
Parking Citations: 0
Field Observation Report: 0
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: 0
Premise Checks: 1
Referral Student Code of Conduct: 0
Downtown Area Pedestrian Warnings: 0
Downtown Area Pedestrian Citations: 0
Berwyn-Lakeland Pedestrian Warnings: 0
Berwyn-Lakeland Pedestrian Citations: 0
North College Park Pedestrian Warnings: 0
North College Park Pedestrian Citations: 0

Loud Exhaust Enforcement Stats:
Citations: 3
Warnings: 10
SERO's: 6
Monthly Public Safety Maps

For monthly Prince George's County Police public safety maps and statistical data for the City of College Park, visit www.collegeparkmd.gov/publicsafety.
Hollywood Dog Park Ribbon Cutting
Friday, July 16, 2021 | 5:30 p.m.
51st Ave. between Indian Ln. & Fox St.

Join the City of College Park on Friday, July 16, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. as we open our newest community amenity, the Hollywood Dog Park! All are welcome to attend - including our canine residents! 

Please note the dog park requirements for use prior to entry here. Masks are encouraged.
Night at the Movies
Friday, July 30, 2021 | 8:00 p.m.
Duvall Field

Come and join us for a fun and free Night at the Movies on July 30 at Duvall Field (9100 Rhode Island Avenue)! Bring your picnic baskets, lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a movie with the whole family under the stars. Feature Presentation: Raya and the Last Dragon. Masks are encouraged. Please try to socially distance and give six feet of space between groups.
National Night Out
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Various Times and Locations

Come and join the various neighborhood events at Berwyn Neighborhood Park, College Park Woods Park, Lakeland Community Park, Cherry Hill Neighborhood Park, and Duvall Field for National Night Out this year! More information coming soon.
College Park Day
Saturday, October 9, 2021 | 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Save the date. We hope you plan to join us! For more information, visit www.collegeparkday.org.
Community Meetings
Note: These are not City meetings but have City staff or Contract Police as a host.
PGPD District 1 Coffee Club:
Webinar (every 2nd & 4th Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.)
Join by phone: 978- 990-5399, Meeting ID: 833 9609 4990, Password: 720306

Community Public Safety Discussion:
Zoom Meeting (every 2nd Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m.)
Join by phone: 301-715-8592, Meeting ID: 961 6899 4626, Password: 463081

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