Friday, February 22, 2013
Awards of up to $500 are available for programs in art, music, science, engineering, sports, and other interests.
If you're a resident of College Park in grades K-12 (or a parent of one), you may be interested in the city's scholarship program for the University of Maryland's Youth Summer Camps. The City of College Park has allocated funds for about 35 scholarships up to $500 apiece. UMD offers camps for a wide range of interests, including art, music, science, engineering, sports, and even cybersecurity. There's a limit of one application per student, and each applicant is only eligible to receive an award for a single camp session. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 8, 2013. Notifications will be made by March 18. Find a copy of the application here. For more information, call 240-487-3550 or email email@example.com.
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 …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Trees should be placed curbside by 7 a.m. on the day of each scheduled collection.
Christmas trees will be collected on your regular collection day during the weeks of Jan. 7-11 and 14-18, 2013. Trees should be placed at the curb by 7:00 a.m. and be free of lights, tinsel, ornaments, and other decorations in order to be collected. Residents may also call Public Works (240-487-3590) to arrange for a special pickup for Christmas trees on Thursdays and Fridays. Artificial Christmas Trees that have outlived their usefulness should be disposed of as refuse. Call Public Works to schedule a pickup.
Monday, December 17, 2012
Many of next week's routes will be pushed back by two days due to the holiday.
Offices and facilities for the City of College Park will be closed Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 25 in observance of Christmas. As a result, next week's trash and recycling collection schedule will be affected as follows: For more information, contact 240-487-3590 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
College Park wants your thoughts on location, timing, selection, and more.
The City of College Park is conducting a survey to collect residents' opinions on the Downtown Farmers Market held each week in the City Hall parking lot. According to Economic Development Coordinator Michael Stiefvater, officials are looking to gauge preferences on location, timing, and the types of items the market carries. The market currently runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sundays between April and November. Find the survey here.
Friday, August 12, 2011
Parking enforcer said there appears to be fewer parking tickets issued.
Fewer parking tickets have been issued since new pay-by-space credit card stations replaced the coin meters at the College Park Shopping Center a month and a half ago, according to Jim Miller, the city's parking enforcement manager. Miller said he’s also noticed more people are paying for parking, though it’s still too early to have data to support either assessment. This is good news, Miller said, because he said an effective parking program in his mind leads to more compliance rather than more tickets. The 13 new parking stations, costing about $18,000 a piece, were installed for customer convenience, according to city staff. Energy Efficient The stations run either on solar or electric power. The incoming electricity charges an internal…