WEEKLY BULLETIN | September 21, 2018
Community Meeting: City Hall
Thursday, September 27, 2018
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
City Hall Council Chambers
4500 Knox Road

This meeting will explore what the new City Hall could be - including its design, uses, functions and activities. For over 20 years the City has discussed a need for a new City Hall. In 2014, City Council selected and approved the 4500 Knox Road site for the new City Hall.

• Learn about the project and its background
• Discuss what the new City Hall could look like and its potential uses and functions for the future
• Participate in a visioning exercise
• Opportunity for feedback
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)
Department of Public Works
Save the Date: October Clean-Up Saturdays are October 6th and 20th from 7:30 am – 12:00 pm. During the clean-up days city residents can drop-off bulky trash, appliances, electronics for recycling, brush, and yard trim. 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.

Playground Specialists completed planned maintenance work at Calvert Hills and Muskogee playgrounds. Deteriorating wooden timbers surrounding the play areas were removed and replaced; 88 linear feet of new timbers were installed at Calvert Hills and 105 linear feet at Muskogee playgrounds.

Three bids were received for contract tree work, they will be evaluated and a contractor will be selected by the end of the month.

Mosquito control program ends next week. Continue to tip any containers that collect water.

Conducted field observations on Thursday, Sept. 20 related to the solid waste bulk trash study.

Received 6 bids for the HVAC project at Youth and Family Services facility. They are being evaluated and we expect to select a contractor in the coming weeks.

Old Parish House project is 95% complete. Gutters and downspouts will be replaced next week to meet our specifications.

Yard Waste Carts are available for City residents for $25.00. Click here for more information.

50-gallon rain barrels for $72.00 (includes tax) 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.
Did You Know?
SMARTLEAF® compost and wood mulch are available!

Delivery is available Monday-Friday for an additional fee. Compost is $28.00 per cubic yard and wood mulch is $12.00 per cubic yard. Material may be picked up at Public Works, during business hours.

Backyard Composting Bins are available to purchase from the Department for $20.00 (City residents) and $40.00 (non-residents).
Weekly Highlights of Contract Police Activity
September 7 - 13, 2018
9/7 Contract officer on foot patrol in the 4600 block of Knox Road observed an individual with an open alcohol container. The student was referred to the Office of Student Conduct.

9/10 Contract officer conducted a traffic assignment (Speed Enforcement) in the 9000 block of Baltimore Ave  (24 citations were issued as the officer was operating the portable speed camera.

9/11 Contract officer conducted a traffic assignment (Stop Sign Enforcement) at Hollywood Road and Rhode Island Ave 4 citations and 10 warning citations were issued

9/12 Contract officer impounded 2 vehicles (not registered/illegally parked/abandoned) in the 9100 block of 48th Place.

9/12 Contract officer conducted a traffic assignment (Pedestrian Enforcement) at Baltimore Ave and Knox Road. 8 warning citations were issued to pedestrians not using the marked crosswalk.

9/13 Contract officer conducted a traffic assignment (Parking Enforcement) along the 4200 block of Hartwick Road after receiving a complaint . (11 parking citations were issued.)

9/13 Contract officer conducted a traffic assignment (Pedestrian Enforcement) at Baltimore Ave and Hartwick Road. 9 citations were issued.
Statistical Data and Issued:
MD State Citations: 34
Warnings: 93
Equipment Repair Orders: 18
Distracted Driving Citations: 0
Parking Citations: 16
Field Observation Report: 1
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: 6
Referral Student Code of Conduct: 1
Zone 1/Downtown Area Pedestrian Warnings: 18
Zone 1/Downtown Area Pedestrian Citations: 9
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
Night at the Movies
September, September 29
Showtime is at Dusk
Hollywood Neighborhood Park
9699 53rd Ave

Come and join us for a fun and FREE Night at the Movies. Bring your picnic baskets, lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a movie with the whole family under the stars. The film will be the animated feature, "Coco."

Sponsored by the City of College Park Recreation Board and the College Park Arts Exchange.

For more information call 240-487-3570 or  click here for the Facebook event page .
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 .
Meetings at a Glance
City of College Park Mayor and Council Notice of Meetings
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Mayor and Council Regular Meeting
  • Public Hearing on the implementation of permit parking near The Boulevard at 9091 development (formerly Metropolitan)
  • Public Hearing on Ordinance 18-O-01, An Ordinance amending Chapter 175, Taxation, to establish an addition Revitalization Tax Credit
  • Closed Session following the meeting to discuss a personnel matter: City Manager's Performance Evaluation

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 7:30 p.m.
  • Mayor and Council Worksession
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