News Flash

News

35 Stories
Posted on: November 22, 2022

College Park Celebrates Small Business Saturday

SBS_2022_SocialAssets_General3

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...
Read on...

News
Posted on: November 18, 2022

City of College Park Business and Hospitality Grants

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...
Read on...

News
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Voter Survey 2022

Voter-Survey

The City of College Park is conducting a short survey about voter engagement in City elections. Whether you vote in every City election, and especially if you have never voted in a City election, your opinion is important to us. 

Complete the surv...

Read on...

Additional Info... News
Posted on: November 14, 2022

Gingerbread House Competition 2022

Gingerbread Competition

Do you enjoy making cookies and are also a secret architect? Have you always wanted to build that dream home out of confections? Join this year’s City of College Park Gingerbread House Competition! Enter as a single individual or a group. Follow...

Read on...

News
Posted on: November 4, 2022

One Warm Coat Drive

Graphic

The City of College Park, with One Warm Coat, a national non-profit organization, will once again hold our annual One Warm Coat Drive from November 16 through December 6. 

Please donate either new or like-new coats and cold-weather items. Children...

Read on...

News
Posted on: November 1, 2022

Resident Guide Fall / Winter 2022

Pages from City of College Park Resident Guide - Fall 2022- FINAL_PRINT v3.pdf

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

Read on...

Additional Info... News
Posted on: October 24, 2022

City Receives Sustainable Maryland Certified Award

College Park Sustainable Maryland Award Photo Adams Wojahn McCaslin Young Esters Marsili Mitchell

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...

Read on...

News
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Monthly Public Safety Community Meetings

Public Safety

Please join City Elected Officials, Police, Department of Public Services staff, and your neighbors from all around the City, for an informative monthly community meeting. 

This Zoom will begin at 7:30 p.m., Monday,  November 14,...

Read on...

News
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Curbside Food Scrap Collection

Curbside-Collection-Logo

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...

Read on...

Sign Up Here News
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Redistricting 2022

Redistricting-2022-Proposal-1-map

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...

Read on...

Redistricting 2022 News
Posted on: October 12, 2022

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

1965WorldsFairNYUnisphere

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 ...

Read on...

News
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Mayor Wojahn Joins Climate Mayors Steering Committee

Mayor Wojahn Joins Climate Mayors Steering Committee

College Park, MD, August 8, 2022 – The City of College Park is pleased to announce that Mayor Patrick L. Wojahn was named to the Steering Committee of Climate Mayors, a network of about 500 mayors across the nation committed to climate leadershi...

Read on...

News
Posted on: August 26, 2022

Animal Fosters

20220706_180154

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...

Read on...

News
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Fourth of July Parade Winners

College Park 2022 Fourth of July Parade 038

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 ...

Read on...

News
Posted on: July 14, 2022

July 12 Storm Updates

Storm-Update-graphic

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...

Read on...

News
Posted on: July 28, 2022

After the Storm Assistance is Available

After-the-Storm-Assistance-is-Available-72022

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...

Read on...

Webinars News
Posted on: July 5, 2022

Councilmember Mitchell Elected President of MML's Board of Directors

MML Conference 2019 Mitchell Flag

Councilmember Mitchell elected as President of the Maryland Municipal League’s 2022-2023 Board of Directors

College Park, MD July 5, 2022 – The City of College Park is pleased to announce that Councilmember and Mayor Pro Tem Denise Mitchell has been electe...

Read on...

News
Posted on: July 1, 2022

New Resident Reporting System

AdobeStock_218593195

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 ...

Read on...

News
Posted on: June 30, 2022

Residential Parking Permits

AdobeStock_164172332

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...

Read on...

News
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Protecting Our Tree Canopy

AdobeStock_242562483

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,...

Read on...

Additional Info... News
Posted on: February 3, 2022

FREE-AT-HOME COVID-19 TEST KITS

COVID at-Home test kits

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 ...
Read on...

Additional Info... News
Posted on: December 1, 2021

2021 ARPA Assistance Grants

ARPA Funding Awards

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...

Read on...

ARPA Assistance Program News
Posted on: March 23, 2022

Celebrating Women's History Month

Celebrating-Womens-History-Month-graphic

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...

Read on...

News
Posted on: February 11, 2022

Bulk Trash Tonnage Reduced!

Bulk Trash Tonnage Reduction

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...

Read on...

News
Posted on: February 9, 2022

Mayor Selected for the 2022 Just City Mayoral Fellowship & NLC Real Council

Mayor Patrick Wojahn - City Hall Ribbon Cutting

City of College Park Mayor Selected for the 2022 MICD Just City Mayoral Fellowship and the NLC Real Council Leadership

COLLEGE PARK, MD February 9, 2022 - The City of College Park is pleased to announce that Mayor Patrick L. Wojahn has been selected to joi...

Read on...

News
Posted on: January 28, 2022

PGCMA Job Opportunity

business-people-handshake-greeting-deal-work-web

The Prince George’s County Municipal Association (PGCMA) is hiring a part-time administrative assistant to help with updating the organization’s online presence and assist with handling administrative tasks.

PGCMA is an association of Prince Georg...

Read on...

News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

FY22 Community Services Grant Application Package

38-150-01

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

Additional Info... News
Posted on: January 4, 2022

Understanding Tax Assessments

PG-County-Tax-Facts-2022

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...

Read on...

Additional Info... News
Posted on: December 15, 2021

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

2021_College-Park-City-Hall-Ribbon-Cutting-web

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 ...

Read on...

News
Posted on: November 5, 2021

New City Hall Opens December 6

City Hall October 2021

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...
Read on...

News
Posted on: November 19, 2021

City Earns Perfect Score in the Municipal Equality Index

lgbtq-pride-heart-plasticine-clay-diy-element

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, ...
Read on...

News
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...

Read on...

Additional Info... News

News Flash