Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Members recommended, 5-2-1, that county officials reject the developer's preliminary plan of subdivision.
The College Park City Council voted 5-2-1 Tuesday night to oppose the preliminary plan of subdivision put forward by the Cafritz development team. By doing so, the council joined the University Park Town Council in asking the Prince George's County Planning Board to reject the plan—the next major hurdle in the proposed development of the Cafritz property. In Riverdale Park, where the 37-acre mixed-used project would be located, council members voted 3-0 Saturday to recommend passage of the preliminary plan. Councilmember Stephanie Stullich (Dist. 3), who introduced Tuesday's motion calling for disapproval, cited a range of reasons for her opposition, including: "Critical information was not provided to us or others in this process in the …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Tuesday's meeting will also be preceded by a public forum and public hearing.
The mayor and council of College Park are set to hold a regular meeting tonight (Tuesday, April 9) at 7:30 p.m. at city hall. The session will be preceded by a public forum and a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. and 7:15 p.m., respectively. Below, find a rundown of tonight's agenda. 7:00 P.M.: PUBLIC FORUM 7:15 P.M.: PUBLIC HEARING 7:30 P.M.: COUNCIL MEETING CONSENT AGENDA ACTION ITEMS CLOSING
Friday, March 1, 2013
KSM Marketing will recruit vendors, oversee operations, and run a media campaign for the downtown market.
The College Park City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to provide $28,600 for a market master to help administer this year’s Farmers Market at City Hall. Kelly Morris, president of the event services group KSM Marketing, will be in charge of implementing an advertising campaign, enforcing market bylaws, and overseeing day-to-day activities. KSM Marketing, which offers full-service management capabilities, currently operates two farmers markets in Washington, D.C. Economic Development Coordinator Michael Stiefvater said that while the farmers market was successful in the past two years, the addition of a market master is necessary step in generating more business in the city. “There’s no reason to settle for something that’s decent when …
Friday, January 18, 2013
The College Park Community Center saw long waits and overflow parking during the 2012 cycle.
The College Park City Council heard from a top county election official at Tuesday's worksession, several months after unexpectedly high turnout inundated the city's early voting center. Prince George's County Election Administrator Alisha Alexander told council members that while participation in presidential elections is usually high, she didn't anticipate the levels of early voting seen in the 2012 cycle. Early voter turnout tripled from the 2010, she said, leading to waits of up to 2 1/2 hours at the College Park Community Center and a surge of parking in surrounding residential areas. Council Member Monroe Dennis said he knew of the problems the center experienced because he helped man the phones one day to field early voting calls. “…
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Members will also discuss the renewal of liquor licenses for College Park establishments.
The mayor and council of College Park are set to hold a worksession tonight (Tuesday, Jan. 15) at 7:00 p.m. at city hall. Below, find a rundown of tonight's agenda. WORKSESSION DISCUSSION ITEMS 1. Finalize logo and discuss marketing plan with Matt McDermott from idfive: Michael Stiefvater and Chantal Cotton 2. Discussion of Early Voting issues around Paint Branch Elementary Schooi: Councilmember Afzali (Mrs. Alisha Alexander, Prince George's County Election Administrator, will attend) 3. Award of FY '13 Community Services Grants: Steve Groh, Director of Finance 4. Removal of Healthy Trees on Wichita: Councilmembers Kabir and Wojahn 5. Review of proposed changes to Chapter 179, Tree and Landscape Maintenance, suggested by the Tree and …
Friday, October 12, 2012
The trail, costing $1.7 million will make the city more walkable.
A pedestrian and biker trail is coming to College Park soon. The College Park City Council chose a construction company and will break ground on the project, one of the final phases in making the city more walkable, according to a Gazette story. The fourth phase of the plan will be completed by D&F construction, a Forestville-based company and will cost $1.7 million. The trail will be three-miles and runs the length of College Park. It was converted from a former electric railway, according to the Gazette story.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Members will also address the awarding of a contract to build Phase IV of the Trolley Trail.
The mayor and council of College Park are set to hold a regular meeting tonight (Tuesday, Oct. 9) at 7:30 p.m. at city hall. The session will be preceded by a public hearing at 7:15 p.m. on proposed changes to the city's animal control laws. Below, find a rundown of tonight's agenda. PUBLIC HEARING, 7:15 P.M. 12-0-09: An ordinance of the mayor and council of the City of College Park, Maryland, amending Chapter 102, "Dogs and Other Animals", §1 02-1, "Definitions", §102-2, "Notification of Violation", and §102-5, "Complaints" and deleting §102-9 "Vicious Animals That Are Not Impounded" and §102-13 "Animal Control Board" to discontinue the Animal Control Board. MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEETING, 7:30 P.M. CONSENT AGENDA ACTION ITEMS
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Members will also discuss the city's position on the Greenbelt Sector Plan.
The mayor and council of College Park are set to hold a worksession tonight (Tuesday, Sept. 18) at 7:00 p.m. at city hall. Among the key items on the agenda are: View the agenda and full packet of meeting materials here.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Two public hearings will also be held before Tuesday's meeting.
The mayor and council of College Park are set to meet tonight (Tuesday, Sept. 11) at 7:30 p.m. at city hall. Below are several of the items up for discussion and/or action (view the agenda and full packet of meeting materials here): Immediately before Tuesday's meeting, public hearings will be held in the council chambers on the election ordinance and charter amendment. Below are the official notices for those hearings. ---- NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CHARTER RESOLUTION 12-CR-01 TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2012 2ND FLOOR COUNCIL CHAMBERS CITY HALL, 4500 KNOX ROAD 7:20 p.m. Charter Resolution of the Mayor and Council of the City Of College Park, Maryland, Amending Article IV, “Voting And Elections” §C4-2, “Registration of Voters” And §C4-5, “…
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Members will also discuss the City Revitalization Tax Credit policy.
The mayor and council of College Park are set to hold a worksession tonight (Tuesday, Sept. 4) at 7:30 p.m. at city hall. Among the key items on the agenda are: View the agenda and full packet of meeting materials here.