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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Traffic Alert: Traffic Switch on US 1

MDOT SHA US1 College Park Improvement Project Notice

Single-Lane Closures in Both Directions Necessary for Median Construction

(February 5, 2024) –The State Highway Administration will perform a traffic switch to begin median construction on US 1 (Baltimore Avenue) between Lakeland Drive and south...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

Summer Camp Scholarships

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The City of College Park’s annual summer camp scholarship applications are now open!

Youth (rising K-12) who reside in the City of College Park are eligible to apply. Scholarships are granted up to a maximum of $400 per student. Students are elig...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Celebrating College Park Parade

Parade Participation Flyer - 2024

On May the Fourth, in a City not so far away... 
The 3rd annual College Park Parade returns May 4, 2024 at 10am. 
Join the parade force! We welcome all College Park clubs, organizations, businesses, and residents to join us as we come toge...
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Posted on: January 26, 2024

Flee! Stories of Flight from Maryland

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In honor of Black History Month, the City or College Park is providing the traveling exhibition, FLEE! Stories of Flight from Maryland In Black and White, for public display  

The Underground Railroad touched all parts of society, enslaved and fre...

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Posted on: December 1, 2023

City of College Park Tutoring

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The City of College Park is preparing to offer online tutoring for the 2023-2024 school year! This program will be offered through Imagine Learning and offers support for GED, College Prep, reading, and math for residents of College Park. Learn more at ww...

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Posted on: January 5, 2024

Winter Weather Alert: Snow & Ice Removal

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Property owners, occupants and merchants are reminded of the City requirement to remove accumulated snow and ice from all walkways, driveways, parking lots and other areas used by pedestrians or automobiles. The owner or occupant of any property that abut...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

City Announces New Director of Public Services

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January 3, 2024 – The City of College Park is pleased to announce that Jatinder Khokhar has been selected to serve as the City’s new Director of Public Services.  Mr. Khokhar will start his tenure on January 8, following the retirement of Directo...

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Posted on: December 7, 2023

City of College Park Receives the 2023 Maryland Sustainable Growth Award

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December 7, 2023, College Park, MD- The City of College Park is proud to accept the State of Maryland’s prestigious Maryland Sustainable Growth Award for the City’s Hollywood Streetscape Project.  Presented by Maryland Department of Planning Secr...

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Posted on: December 5, 2023

FY2024 Elderly Property Tax Credit Application

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Effective 2024 (FY24), which began July 1, 2023, the City of College Park will provide a $150 credit of the City portion of the property tax bill, for up to 5 years. 

Who is eligible for this credit? To be eligible for this credit, you mu...

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Posted on: December 5, 2023

Balancing Act

Balancing Act Video FY2024

A Balancing Act is an online budgeting tool that the City is incorporating to make the process of getting budget feedback from you, our community, even easier.

We are in the early stages of preparing the proposed budget for fiscal year 2025, which begins J...

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Posted on: November 29, 2023

Mayor Pro Tem Denise Mitchell Appointed to Serve on NLC Board of Directors

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November 29, 2023 - The City of College Park is proud to announce that Mayor Pro Tem Denise Mitchell has been appointed to serve on the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Board of Directors for a two-year term.  Ms. Mitchell has also been elected P...

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Posted on: November 17, 2023

Advisory Board Volunteers Wanted!

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Are you interested in serving on a City Advisory Board? 

Serve your community, lend your talents, and meet your neighbors by serving on a City Advisory Board: 

  • Bee City USA Committee 
  • Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Board (New)
  • Bo...
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Posted on: November 15, 2023

City of College Park Partners with Care Solace

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The City of College Park is proud to announce that it has entered into a contract with Care Solace to assist all residents more easily access mental health care and social services.  Under the contract approved during the November 14, 2023 City C...

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Posted on: November 9, 2023

GSA SELECTS GREENBELT METRO STATION SITE FOR THE NEW FBI HEADQUARTERS; CITY OF COLLEGE PARK WELCOMES

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

GSA SELECTS GREENBELT METRO STATION SITE FOR THE NEW FBI HEADQUARTERS; CITY OF COLLEGE PARK WELCOMES NEWEST NEIGHBOR 

COLLEGE PARK, MD, November 9, 2023 – The City of College Park is excited that the General Services Administr...

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Posted on: November 5, 2023

General Election + Certified Results

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Certified Results

Preliminary Results

Today is Election Day!! ???

Voting information: College Park Community Center, 5051 Pierce Avenue from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Preliminary Election Results will be held tonight at City Hall’s Council Chambers...

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Posted on: November 1, 2023

BOLO: Attempt to Identify Reckless Endangerment/ Vandalism by Gunfire

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From Prince George's County Police Department: Be on the lookout: Attempt to Identify Reckless Endangerment/Vandalism by Gunfire

The Hyattsville Division I- Investigations Section is investigating a reckless endangerment/vandalism by gunfire which...

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Posted on: October 6, 2023

College Park Aging in Place Program

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The Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland (HFHMM) College Park Aging in Place program is a construction-based resource aimed at identifying and addressing health/safety related repairs and accessibility modifications to the home. The goal of this program is...

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Posted on: September 21, 2023

Candidates for the 2023 General Election

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Candidates for the 2023 General Election:

MayorS.M. Fazlul KabirFaz.Kabir@gmail.com | 301-659-6295

Dr. Fazlul Kabir currently serves as the Mayor of College Park. Before his mayoral role, Dr. Kabir held the distinction of being the longest continuously serv...

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Posted on: September 7, 2023

Economic Development News

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Campus Village Shoppes Closing

Recently the owners of the Campus Village Shoppes at 8147 Baltimore Avenue announced that all tenants will have to vacate the center due to a new student housing and retail project expected to be developed at the site. The pr...

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Posted on: July 31, 2023

Better Bag Ordinance

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To support residents in transitioning away from plastic bag use, the City is giving away FREE reusable bags in August 2023 (while supplies last)! These bags were custom-designed to reflect local animals of the Anacostia tributary and the Chesapeake Bay wa...

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Posted on: September 6, 2023

City of College Park Announces New City Attorney

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September 6, 2023 – The City of College Park is pleased to announce the selection of O'Malley, Miles, Nylen & Gilmore, P.A. (OMNG) to serve as the City’s attorney. OMNG is a full-service firm with more than 50 years of experience in Prince George’s Co...

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Posted on: August 10, 2023

Full VEO Operations Resume

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UPDATE: VEO Service Resumes

VEO e-bike and e-scooter system operations have resumed in College Park. 


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Posted on: July 28, 2023

College Park Connect App

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The City of College Park is excited to launch College Park Connect, a new mobile resident engagement application and website powered by GOGov. The app and website allow residents to have a direct line of communication to request services and report issues...

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Posted on: July 11, 2023

City named “Banner City” once again by MML

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For Immediate ReleaseCity of College Park named “Banner City” once again by MML; Mayor Pro Tem Denise Mitchell given Key to Ocean City and Governor’s Citation

For the twelfth year in a row, the City of College Park has been na...
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Posted on: June 15, 2023

Speed Limit Reduction on Rhode Island Ave.

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Effective July 3, 2023, the speed limit on Rhode Island Avenue between University Boulevard and Paducah Road will be reduced to 30MPH. This change is the result of City Council approval of Agenda Item 23-G-95 at the June 13, 2023 Council Meeting. Variable...

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Posted on: June 9, 2023

Rhode Island Avenue Speed Cameras

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The City speed cameras on Rhode Island Avenue from Greenbelt Road to Paducah Road will now issue violations 24/7/365—previously these cameras issued violations Monday through Friday, from 6:00 am until 8:00 pm. 

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Posted on: June 2, 2023

Council Vacancy Applicants

City Hall October 2021

On Tuesday, May 16, Fazlul Kabir was sworn in as Mayor of College Park, leaving a vacancy on the City Council from District 1. In accordance with the City Charter, the vacancy may be filled by appointment within 30 days (by June 15) by majority vote of th...

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Posted on: May 30, 2023

MDOT Bridge Repair Project

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The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will begin a project Thursday, June 1, to perform maintenance and repairs at the US 1 (Baltimore Avenue) bridge over I-95/I-495 (Capital Beltway) interchange in College Park. The work ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2023

City of College Park Passes Fiscal Year 2024 Budget

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May 25, 2023, College Park MD – The City of College Park is pleased to announce the passing of the City’s Fiscal Year 2024 (July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024) Budget during the May 23 Mayor and Council Meeting by a unanimous vote of 7-0.&nbs...

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Posted on: May 16, 2023

Fazlul Kabir Elected Mayor in City’s Special Election

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Fazlul Kabir Elected Mayor in City’s Special Election

May 16, 2023 College Park, MD – S.M. Fazlul Kabir has been elected Mayor of the City of College Park by City voters during the 2023 Special Election for Mayor.  Dr. Kabir w...

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Posted on: April 6, 2023

Better Bag Ordinance

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CITY OF COLLEGE PARK PASSES BETTER BAG ORDINANCE TO REDUCE PLASTIC BAG LITTER AND WASTE

April 6, 2023, College Park MD – The City of College Park is pleased to announce the new Better Bag Ordinance to reduce single-use plastic bag waste and litter in our l...

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Posted on: April 27, 2023

Pepco Pole Work

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FYI from Pepco: 

 Beginning in late May, Pepco will begin replacing wood poles, crossarms and associated equipment in and around the 2700 block of Metzerott Road. Crews will conduct work during normal business hours of operations from 9:0...

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Posted on: May 3, 2023

Resident Guide Spring / Summer 2023

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The latest edition of the City of College Park Resident Guide is now available! Check out news, announcements, and upcoming events for the spring and summer here.

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Posted on: March 10, 2023

Proposed Operating Budget & CIP for FY2024

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The City of College Park's Proposed Operating Budget and CIP for the fiscal year 2024 is now available. Click here to view. 

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Posted on: March 17, 2023

City Announces New Director of Planning and Community Development

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City Announces New Director of Planning and Community Development

COLLEGE PARK, MD March 17, 2023 –  The City of College Park is pleased to announce that Miriam Bader has been selected to serve as the City’s new Director of Pl...

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Posted on: March 7, 2023

Mental Health Support

ARPA Mental Health

Looking for mental health support or help for you or your children? There are several ways for City residents to get the mental health services they may need:   

  • For residents seeking mental health support, the City offers up to $5,000 pe...
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Posted on: February 22, 2023

November 2023 City Election

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The next City election for Mayor and Councilmembers will take place this fall.  In addition to Vote-By-Mail, the City will offer Early Voting at City Hall and Davis Hall during the two weeks prior to the election.  Election Day is on Sun...

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Posted on: March 7, 2023

Statement from Kenny Young, City Manager

Statement from Kenny Young March 7 2023

College Park, MD, March 7, 2023 [Made during the City Council Meeting] - This has been a very challenging and heartbreaking last few days for the City of College Park community, City Council, and our City employees.  As this is an on-going and ac...

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Posted on: March 2, 2023

Statement from Denise Mitchell, Mayor Pro Tem

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEStatement from Denise Mitchell, Mayor Pro Tem, City of College Park

College Park, MD, March 2, 2023 - Today has been a very difficult day for the residents, staff and elected officials in College Park. Like our community, we are shocke...

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Posted on: March 2, 2023

City Statement on Former Mayor Wojahn's Arrest

Statement on Mayor Wojahn Arrest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESTATEMENT ON FORMER MAYOR WOJAHN’S ARREST

COLLEGE PARK, MD, March 2, 2023 - The City of College Park was made aware this morning of former Mayor Patrick Wojahn’s arrest by Prince George’s County Police and...

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Posted on: February 15, 2023

Livability Community Action Plan

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LET YOUR VOICES BE HEARD!!!

 The College Park Senior Advisory Committee and City staff worked with consultants through a grant from M-NCPPC. The consultants drafted an age-friendly livability action plan, based on AARP’s five domains of livability...

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Posted on: January 6, 2023

4 reasons why College Park is an exciting place to grow

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4 Reasons Why College Park, MD Is An Exciting Place to Grow

College Park’s economy is growing, with exceptional talent retention and talent pipeline growth, and affordable housing. Be part of our success!

  1. Population Growth: 25% growth in the 25 to...
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Posted on: March 2, 2023

City Statement on Mayor Wojahn's Resignation

Statement on Mayor Wojahn Resignation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESTATEMENT ON FORMER MAYOR WOJAHN’S ARREST

COLLEGE PARK, MD, March 2, 2023 - The City of College Park was made aware this morning of former Mayor Patrick Wojahn’s arrest by Prince George’s County Police and...

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Posted on: January 6, 2023

Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting to City of College Park for its annual comprehensive financial report for the fiscal year e...

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

Winter Alert:

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Property owners, occupants and merchants are reminded of the City requirement to remove accumulated snow and ice from all walkways, driveways, parking lots and other areas used by pedestrians or automobiles. The owner or occupant of any property that abut...

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

Mental Health Reminders

Importance of Mental Health

A Message from the City Manager

The responsibilities we have in our lives change daily and sometimes can feel overwhelming. In response to the increased levels of employee burnout revealed during the pandemic, the City’s Human Resources Departmen...

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

Remembering Mayor Anna Owens

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The City mourns the passing of its former Mayor, Anna Owens.  Ms. Owens lived in the College Park Woods neighborhood for almost 50 years, and was the City's first and only elected female mayor serving from 1987 to 1993. 

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Posted on: December 5, 2022

ARPA Mental Health Funds

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The City has established programs to assist businesses, nonprofits, and residents address the negative financial impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The American Rescue Program Act (ARPA) has provided funds that the City is using for these and many o...
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Posted on: November 30, 2022

City Perfect Score on the Municipality Equality Index

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We are proud to announce that once again, the City has earned perfect marks on the Human Right Campaign (HRC)’s 2022 Municipal Equality Index (MEI) for the City’s laws, policies, and services for our LGBTQ+ community. The MEI rates 506 cities across the n...

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

City of College Park Business and Hospitality Grants

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College Park, MD November 18, 2022 – The City of College Park is pleased to announce that it has given more than $1.9 million in grants to 51 College Park businesses to help them in their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Since launching its ARPA Assis...
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Posted on: November 22, 2022

College Park Celebrates Small Business Saturday

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College Park, MD November 22, 2022 – The City of College Park joins communities across the country in celebrating local small businesses by recognizing the Saturday after Thanksgiving as Small Business Saturday. During the City Council meeting o...
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Posted on: November 1, 2022

Resident Guide Fall / Winter 2022

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The latest edition of the City of College Park Resident Guide is now available! Check out news, announcements, and upcoming events for the fall and winter here

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Posted on: October 24, 2022

City Receives Sustainable Maryland Certified Award

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

City of College Park Receives Prestigious Sustainable Maryland Certified Award

College Park, MD October 24, 2022 – The City of College Park is pleased to announce that it received the Sustainable Maryland Certified Award duri...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Curbside Food Scrap Collection

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Collections begin Tuesday, November 15, 2022 for those that enrolled before November 7. Late enrollees will start bi-monthly.

The City is offering a new program to divert organic materials, that are not waste, out of our landfill. 

According to the...

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Posted on: September 14, 2022

Redistricting 2022

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The City’s Redistricting Commission has hold two meetings for residents to review and provide feedback on the Commission’s preliminary City District maps prior to the Commission presenting its report to the City Council on September 27th.  Reside...

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Posted on: October 12, 2022

City of College Park Endorses US Bid for World's Fair

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CITY OF COLLEGE PARK ENDORSES UNITED STATES BID FOR WORLD’S FAIRMinnesota USA Expo 2027 project would be the first ever global exposition on health and well-being

COLLEGE PARK, MD, October 12, 2022 – After a formal ...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Animal Fosters

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If you have room in your heart and home for a neglected animal, become a foster for the City of College Park’s Animal Control! 

You can prepare cats, dogs, or other exotic animals for adoption. 

For foster requirements and applic...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Fourth of July Parade Winners

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Thank you to all of the organizations and groups that participated in our Fourth of July Parade on July 4, 2022! Below are the winners of this year's competition: 

Best Appearing Cultural Organization: College Park Arts Exchange ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

July 12 Storm Updates

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Storm Update: 7.28.2022

WOODY YARD WASTE REQUIREMENTS WAIVED THROUGH AUGUST 15, 2022

Department of Public Works crews continue work to clean up debris caused by the July 12, 2022 severe weather event. 

Due to the excessive amount of woody debris cre...

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Posted on: July 28, 2022

After the Storm Assistance is Available

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The Maryland Insurance Administration will open its Virtual Disaster Center on Thursday, August 11 to help anyone with insurance-related issues or questions about damage from severe weather events that have recently impacted Maryland. Visit https...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

New Resident Reporting System

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Effective July 1st, the City will use a new reporting system for general concerns and/or complaints. Links to and registrations for reporting through Comcate will be deactivated. Please share your concerns about a property in the City, such as tall grass ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Residential Parking Permits

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Received a residential parking permit renewal letter?  Or need a parking permit, but you're just not sure how to apply for one? 

Since permit parking first began in the City back in the late 1990’s, permits and visitor passes in residenti...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Protecting Our Tree Canopy

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PROTECTING OUR TREE CANOPYTrees are a vital part of our ecosystem. A majority of the City’s tree canopy is in residential neighborhoods -- this means our residents can make a big difference in helping to maintain our tree canopy!

On May 10, 2022,...

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

FREE-AT-HOME COVID-19 TEST KITS

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Limited Number of Free CoVid-19 AT-HOME TESTs for city residents

The City of College Park has begun distributing more than 1,000 at-home COVID-19 test kits to City residents starting in early February.  If you are a City resident and would like a ...
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Posted on: December 1, 2021

2021 ARPA Assistance Grants

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In March 2021, the U.S. Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). ARPA provides funding for many programs and services to residents and small businesses of College Park.  The graph below will illustrate some of the uses and positive im...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Celebrating Women's History Month

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In honor of Women’s History Month, the City honors those women who served or are currently serving on the City’s Mayor and Council. We thank them for their contributions to our City and look forward to the many years of continued femal...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Bulk Trash Tonnage Reduced!

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As part of the City's 2021-2025 Strategic Plan, one of the objectives is to reduce the amount of trash that is sent to landfills. Since the implementation of City Ordinance 20-O-02 in 2020, the Department of Public Works has observed a measurable decrease...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

FY22 Community Services Grant Application Package

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The deadline to submit an FY22 Community Services Grant Application is January 31, 2022.

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Understanding Tax Assessments

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UNDERSTANDING YOUR PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT

Need help understanding your Personal Property Tax Assessment? Visit the County's website here to help explain your tax bill.

This handy guide from Prince George's County for the July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

City of College Park, University of Maryland Dedicate New City Hall

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

College Park, MD – The City of College Park and University of Maryland celebrated the dedication of College Park’s new City Hall on December 14, 2021. The first collaborative project of its kind, the 95,000 square ...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

New City Hall Opens December 6

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City Hall offices are moving. The departments of Administration, Finance, HR, Public Services, and Planning & Community Development will be moving into the new City Hall on December 2 and 3, 2021. Due to the move, these departments will be closed to t...
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Posted on: November 19, 2021

City Earns Perfect Score in the Municipal Equality Index

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We are very proud to announce that the City of College Park is a welcoming and inclusive home for everyone. The City earned perfect marks on the Human Right Campaign’s 2021 Municipal Equality Index (MEI) for the City’s laws, policies, ...
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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Preliminary Sector Plan

From Purple Line - Utility Relocation along Presidential Drive

From the Prince George’s County Planning Board of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission:

This Sector Plan is the prop...

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