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Posted on: July 1, 2022

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Fireworks and Pet Safety

For a dog or cat resting safely at home, the sounds and sights of fireworks could produce panic. This Fourth of July, help your pets combat their fear of fireworks with these tips from the City's Animal Welfare Committee: ...

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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 28, 2022

Fourth of July

July 4 2022 Collection Schedule

All City offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, 2022 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Refuse and recycling will occur one day later than normal during this holiday week.

  • Monday collections will occur on Tuesday, July 5, 2022
  • Tuesday collect...
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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Fourth of July Parade

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Fourth of July Parade

Monday, July 4, 2022 |  11:00 am | Rhode Island Avenue

Join the City of College Park in celebrating Independence Day at our Fourth of July parade! Spectators can line up along Rhode Island Avenue to see local groups, organizat...
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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Independence Day Fireworks Canceled for 2022

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The City of College Park and University of Maryland regret to announce the cancellation of the annual Independence Day Fireworks and Concert due to COVID-19's continued impact on the supply chain. We apologize for any inconvenience, and anticipate the ret...

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Summer Parking

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Free parking is in effect between May 28 to August 13 in the City's Municipal Garage! Park there for free on weekdays after 5pm and all-day on weekends. 

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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: April 27, 2022

Friday Night LIVE!

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Friday Night LIVE!

1st event: May 13, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Feature performance by Laundry World.  Check out the City's Senior Committee's Livable Community Kick-Off, visit with College Park Arts Exchange, and more!

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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

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...

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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!

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...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

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

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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...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

PGCMA Job Opportunity

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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...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

New COVID-19 Testing Site

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Additional COVID-19 Testing Site Opening in College Park--Starting Saturday January 15

Thanks to M-NCPPC, Express Healthcare will be able to expand its services to provide additional rapid and PCR testing in the community at: Wells Ice Rink5211 Ca...

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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

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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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