WEEKLY BULLETIN | October 5, 2018
College Park Day is tomorrow!! Between live performances, lots of food options, a gigantic kids zone and so much more you are bound to have an awesome time! For details, see below under Events or visit www.collegeparkday.org .
ANNOUNCEMENTS
Welcome New Employees!
Please help us give a warm welcome to the newest members of the City of College Park team: Papa S. with Parking Enforcement, Frank P. our new Assistant Director of Public Works for Operations and Facilities, Beatrice B. with the Seniors Program, and Brandon J with our Department of Public Works.

Welcome all to the City!
Fall Cleanup Saturdays
The Department of Public Works is open for City residents to drop-off bulky trash, appliances, electronics for recycling, brush, and yard trim on October 6 and 20 from 7:30 a.m. to noon.

Residents can also buy rain barrels, yard waste carts and backyard composting bins. During the two clean-up days, City residents can pick up FREE Smartleaf® compost (up to two cubic yards per resident, must show proof of city residency.) We will accept donations of surplus gently-used, and salvaged home improvement supplies for Community Forklift and gently used articles of clothing, shoes, blankets, collectibles, kitchenware, toys and sporting goods for GreenDrop. 
Have you visited one of the local Farmers Markets yet?
Looking for some yummy food? Check out the Downtown and Hollywood Farmers Markets! Fresh produce, delicious food trucks/stands, plants, local meat and eggs, crafts and so much more happening every week at these two markets. Come on by for local food, music and fun.

Hollywood Farmers Market: 
Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Hollywood Shopping Center (by MOM's)

Downtown Farmers Market: 
Sundays 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at City Hall (4500 Knox Road)
CITY DEPARTMENTS
Department of Public Works
Crews have been preparing for the College Park Day Event by sweeping streets, delivering equipment, and planning staffing for the event.

Old Parish House Window Project is 95% complete. A Final walkthrough is scheduled next week.

The Department is proceeding with the award of the HVAC Contract at Youth and Family Services.

Solid Waste Study is on-going and additional meetings will be scheduled next week.

The Department is working on the AVL external link for the public view of snow operations on our website. We will be working to implement the project once GIS mapping questions have been resolved and we are compatible with the mapping criteria.

The Department attended the College Park Walk on Monday October 1, 2018. Several street light outages were reported to Pepco and WMATA.

The landscape crew is weeding the landscaped median in Route 1 at the entrance to Ikea. Nearly 200 replacement perennials have been planted throughout the median to fill in areas where previous plants died.

PowerScreen trommel screener was delivered to screen finished compost, which will continue through October

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

Tree Canopy Enhancement Program (TCEP) for reimbursement of the cost of an approved tree up to $150.00 annually for tree(s) planted on their residential lot. Click here for more information and application.

Items available to purchase at the Department:
  • 50-gallon rain barrels for $72.00 (includes tax) click here for more information.
  • Yard Waste Carts are available for City residents for $25.00. Click here for more information.
  • Backyard Composting Bins for $20.00 (city residents) and $40.00 (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.
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.
Weekly Highlights of Contract Police Activity
September 14 - 20, 2018
9/14 Contract officer conducted a traffic assignment (Parking Enforcement) in the 4200 block of Hartwick Road. 1 parking citation was issued.

9/14 Contract officer assisted the code enforcement officer and DPIE at 4622 Knox Road.

9/14 Contract officer on routine patrol at Yale Road and Hartwick Road observed an individual with an open alcohol container. The student was referred to the Office of Student Conduct

9/15 Contract officer conducted a traffic assignment (Stop Sign Enforcement) at Edmonston Road and Knoxville Road. 2 warning citations were issued

9/16 Contract officer responded to a call for service to check on the welfare of a person in the 7400 block of Baltimore Avenue. Officer discovered an intoxicated subject laying on the roadway in front of Milkboy Art House. Fire/EMS responded, and the subject refused assistance. SOW.

9/18 Contract officer conducted a traffic assignment (Stop Sign Enforcement) at Edgewood Road and 51st Avenue. 1 citation and 4 warning citations were issued

9/18 Contract officer conducted a traffic assignment (Stop Sign Enforcement) at Edgewood Road and 51st Avenue. 4 warning citations were issued

9/19 Contract officer conducted a traffic assignment (Stop Sign Enforcement) at Edgewood Road and 52nd Place. 18 warning citations were issued

9/19 Contract officer conducted a traffic assignment (Stop Sign Enforcement) at Edgewood Road and 51st Avenue. 2 warning citations were issued

9/20 Contract officer conducted a traffic assignment (Stop Sign Enforcement) at Edgewood Road and 51st Avenue. 7 citations and 4 warning citations were issued
Statistical Data and Issued:
MD State Citations: 50
Warnings: 107
Equipment Repair Orders: 6
Distracted Driving Citations: 0
Parking Citations: 2
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: 5
Referral Student Code of Conduct: 1
Zone 1/Downtown Area Pedestrian Warnings: 34
Zone 1/Downtown Area Pedestrian Citations: 4
Zone 2/Berwyn - Lakeland Pedestrian Warnings: 4
Zone 2/Berwyn - Lakeland Pedestrian Citations: 0
Zone 3/North College Park Pedestrian Warnings: 0
Zone 3/North College Park Pedestrian Citations: 0
Weekly Highlights of Contract Police Activity
September 21 - 27, 2018
9/21 Contract officer conducted a traffic assignment (Stop Sign Enforcement) at Edgewood Road and 52nd Place. 16 warning citations were issued

9/21 Contract officer investigating a motor vehicle accident (pedestrian related) at Knox Road and Baltimore Avemue ended up making 2 arrests for disorderly conduct and possession of a “fake” license. Both subjects were transported to DOC for processing.

9/22 Contract officers issued 4 student referrals throughout the day in the 4300 block of Hartwick Road for loud parties.

9/22 Contract officer conducted a traffic assignment (Stop Sign Enforcement) at Edgewood Road and 51st Avenue. 3 citations and 3 warning citations were issued

9/22 Contract officer responded to the 4700 block of Cherry Hill Road for a theft report. Officer obtained a warrant for theft and trespass.

9/25 Contract officer conducted a traffic assignment (Stop Sign Enforcement) at Edgewood Road and 51st Avenue. 6 citations and 1 warning citation were issued

9/26 Contract officer conducted a traffic assignment (Pedestrian Enforcement) at Baltimore Avenue and Berwyn House Road. 12 warning citations were issued to pedestrians not using the marked crosswalk.

9/27 Contract officer conducted a traffic assignment (Stop Sign Enforcement) at Edmonston Road and Knoxville Road. warning citations were issued
Statistical Data and Issued:
MD State Citations: 36
Warnings: 110
Equipment Repair Orders: 12
Distracted Driving Citations: 0
Parking Citations: 4
Field Observation Report: 6
Youth Field Observation Report: 0
Citations in Lieu of Arrest: 0
Civil Citation: 0
Criminal Arrests: 3
DWS Arrest: 0
DWI Arrest: 0
Warrant Arrest: 0
Premise Checks: 16
Referral Student Code of Conduct: 4
Zone 1/Downtown Area Pedestrian Warnings: 18
Zone 1/Downtown Area Pedestrian Citations: 8
Zone 2/Berwyn - Lakeland Pedestrian Warnings: 12
Zone 2/Berwyn - Lakeland Pedestrian Citations: 0
Zone 3/North College Park Pedestrian Warnings: 0
Zone 3/North College Park Pedestrian Citations: 0
CITY EVENTS
College Park Day
Saturday, October 6
12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
College Park Aviation Museum
1985 Corporal Frank Scott Drive

Join your friends, neighbors and the entire City of College Park community at the 9th Annual College Park Day Festival on Saturday, October 6 at the College Park Aviation Museum!

This FREE event is fun for the whole family with live music, awesome kids zones, delicious food and drink, live performances, exhibitors and so much more! Plus free museum entry during the event!

For more information, visit our Facebook event page or our Eventbrite page .
Halloween Thing
Saturday, October 27
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Youth & Family Services
4912 Nantucket Road

Something Spooky is coming to College Park.... It's our Annual Halloween Thing! 

The City of College Park's Youth, Family and Senior Services with Prince George's County Department of Parks and Recreation present the Halloween Thing!

Saturday, October 27 from 10am to 12pm at the City's Youth and Family Services (4912 Nantucket Rd. College Park).

Featuring:
Haunted Hallways
Moon Bounce
Arts & Crafts
Games
Face Painting
Costume Parade
Raffle
and so much more!

This is a FREE event and kids of all ages are invited. For more information, please call 240-487-3550 or visit our FB event page .

Sponsored By: City of College Park Youth, Family & Senior Services. The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities. Register a minimum of two weeks in advance of the program start date to request and receive a disability accommodation.
UPCOMING CITY MEETINGS
Meetings at a Glance
City of College Park Mayor and Council Notice of Meetings
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Mayor and Council Regular Meeting
  • Oral Argument in Case CPV-2018-06, 9808 53rd Avenue
  • Oral Argument in Case CPV-2018-07, 5008 Lackawanna Street

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Mayor and Council Worksession
City Manager's Office | 240.487.3501 | cpcommunications@collegeparkmd.gov