Notice of Public Hearings - Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. - At Davis Hall, 9217 51st Avenue
Traffic Calming in the 4800 Block of Muskogee Street
The Mayor and Council of the City of College Park will take public comment on the petition request to install traffic calming (speed humps) in the 4800 Block of Muskogee Street. Following the Public Hearing, the Mayor and Council will take action on the request.
Traffic Calming in the 9700 Block of Narragansett Parkway
The Mayor and Council of the City of College Park will take public comment on whether to install a traffic calming device (speed hump) in the 9700 Block of Narragansett Parkway. There is a concern for the safety of the pedestrians that cross at the intersection of Muskogee Street and Narragansett Parkway to reach the adjacent playground. Following the Public Hearing, the Mayor and Council will take action on the request.
Installation of Permit Restricted Parking for the 9600 Block of 51st Place
The Mayor and Council of the City of College Park will take public comment on the petition request for permit restricted parking on the 9600 block of 51st Place. Following the Public Hearing, the Mayor and Council will take action on the request.
A petition request was received in November for permit restricted parking for “24 hours, weekdays” stating, “many others park all day and all night, making it difficult to park our cars.” The petition was signed by 82% of the affected households, which meets the threshold for a public hearing.
The City Engineer’s traffic studies and recommendations can be found in the staff reports which is posted on the City’s web site at www.collegeparkmd.gov. Click on “Public Hearing Notice.” All reports are also available from the City Clerk’s office.
All Public Hearings will be held at Davis Hall, 9217 51st Avenue, College Park. All interested parties will have the opportunity to be heard.
If you are unable to appear in person, you may submit written comment prior to the Public Hearing. In order to be received by the Council as part of the record, the comment must include the specific topic to which it relates and the full name and address of the person submitting the comment. Written comment should be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day of the hearing to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance, please contact the City Clerk’s Office and describe the assistance that is necessary.
Notice of Adoption/Fair Summary - Ordinance 20-O-01
On January 28, 2020 the Mayor and Council held a public hearing on Ordinance 20-O-01, an Ordinance of the Mayor and Council of the City of College Park, Amending City Code Chapter 119, “Refuse, Yard Waste, Solid Waste and Special Trash;” Chapter 161, “Recycling;” and Chapter 110, “Fees and Penalties,” to make changes to the collection of Special Trash, to prohibit placement of materials at properties that did not generate the materials, to set fees for collection and fees for Refuse, Recycling and Yard Waste receptacles, to set penalties for violations, and to consolidate Recycling provisions into Chapter 161. Following the Public Hearing, the Mayor and Council discussed and then adopted this ordinance.
Effective May 1, 2020, the following provisions will take effect:
1. No Contractor-generated construction materials will be collected; however, small home-improvement material that is generated by the resident and properly set out will be collected.
2. Soft and Woody Yard Waste that is properly set out will be collected; however, Soft and Woody Yard Waste that is oversized and requires the use of a crane will be charged at a cost of $100 per collection, .
3. Certain materials set out for collection will require a fee. These include:
a. Appliances - stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers, dishwashers, dehumidifiers, furnaces, water heaters, grills, etc. - $20 per item
b. Televisions and monitors - $20 per item
c. Tires - $4 per tire
4. Mattresses must be wrapped in plastic, or placed in a plastic mattress bag, in order to be collected.
5. Oversized, overweight, improperly sorted material, or collections requiring use of a crane, will be assessed a fee of $100 per collection, .
6. Refuse Carts: The City will provide up to two refuse carts free of charge per household. There will be an annual cost of $50 for a third refuse cart. A maximum of three refuse carts are allowed per household.