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Special Work Session

The City Council will meet on Wednesday, October 22, at 6:30PM on the Upper Level.

 

Glenarden Apartments to be Demolished

After Years of Neglect and Mismanagement, Glenarden Apartments to be Demolished...Makes Way for New Development Inside the Beltway For Immediate Release: 10/16/2014 2:00 PM Contact: Alexis Revis Yeoman (301) 883-2760/(301) 758-5300 (cell) or Scott Peterson (240) 619-9400 (cell) ‚Äč

Upper Marlboro, MD - After years of poor management and under investment by the private owners, and years of deplorable conditions, code violations, and crime, Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III will give the signal on Wednesday, October 22nd at 12:00 noon to tear down the buildings known as the Glenarden Apartments. The complex sits on 27 acres in the City of Glenarden and includes 49 buildings, with 578 apartment units. "The wait is finally over for the citizens of Glenarden and the surrounding communities!" exclaimed County Executive Baker. "We realize this was once a development of prideful residents however, through the years erosion of the apartments' upkeep, a transient population and crime overshadowed this area with blight. We are now moving forward and paving the way for new growth, new opportunities and new economic investment in this established neighborhood." The demolition event will take place at the site of the Glenarden Apartments, 8405 Hamlin Street, Glenarden, MD 20706. County Executive Baker will be joined by US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) officials, the state delegation from the 24th Legislative District, County Councilmember Andrea Harrison, Glenarden Mayor Dennis Smith and others, to mark the occasion of this anticipated demolition. At the event, County Executive Baker will share the vision and concepts for the new development planned for the site and discuss how it ties into overall redevelopment in Prince George's County. For more information, contact Scott Peterson, Deputy Manager for Communications and Press Secretary for Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III on (240) 619-9400 or Alexis Revis Yeoman, Public Information Officer for the Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development on (301) 883-2760.

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Change of Polling Site

Due to renovations, the following polling place has relocated for the Nov. 4, 2014 General Election: DP 20-07 Glenarden Woods Elementary School was changed to DP 20-07 Judge Sylvania W. Woods Elem Sch - Gym, 3000 Church Street Glenarden, MD 20706.

 

 

RFP for Legal Services

The City of Glenarden has issued a RFP for Legal Services. Please see attached documents for full details.

RFP for Legal Services Ad [view PDF]

RFP for Legal Services (Full) [view PDF]

 

City of Glenarden Ranked #2 for Safest Cities in Maryland

Movoto recently conducted a study on the safest places in Maryland, and the City of Glenarden was part of a three-way tie at second place. This is awesome news! Thanks to the City of Glenarden Police Department for their work in keeping the City of Glenarden safe! For the full list, please click [here].

 

 

President Obama Visits Glenarden's Costco

On January 29, 2014, President Barack Obama visited Costco's in Glenarden's Woodmore Towne Centre to promote his initiative to increase minimum wages. Please read more about his visit to Glenarden here: CBS ARTICLE.

 

 

Glenarden Public Library Presents: Film First Thursdays

In celebration of the PGCMLS's new video streaming service, Hoopla, the Glenarden Branch will show free monthly themed movies featured in Hoopla and their DVD collection. Please see full details and film listings in the flyer attached.

Film First Thursdays [view PDF]

 

Upcoming Tree Trimming Notice

BGE will begin its Tree & Vegetation Management program in 2014.

"Attached are maps depicting the overhead distribution lines in your jurisdiction where BGE contractors will be performing vegetation management during 2014...Affected customers will be notified [by BGE] prior to any work being conducted on their property."

For more information, please visit: http://www.bge.com/safetyreliability/reliability/treetrimming/pages/default.aspx

 

BGE Veg Map 1 [view PDF]

BGE Veg Map 2 [view PDF]

 

 

LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING NOW AVAILABLE

The Glenarden Police Department now offers Live Scan fingerprinting services. Please see flyer for more information.

Live Scan [view PDF]

Live Scan Pre-Application [view PDF]

 

Glenarden Speed Cameras

The current locations of the speed cameras are 3300 and 3400 blocks of Brightseat Road and the 8700 Block of Glenarden Parkway .

 

City of Glenarden Maryland Public Information Act Policy

Please click here for more information on the City of Glenarden Maryland Public Information Act Policy and Fee Schedule.

 

Glenarden Veterans

The City of Glenarden is requesting all veterans contact glenardenveteransm@yahoo.com to have your name added to the Glenarden Veteran Database.

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Meetings

 

  • Glenarden Civic Association meets the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM Lower Level.
     
  • Frost Homeowner’s Association
    Contact Jeff Tucker, President, at (914) 774-6118 for meeting dates.
     
  • Glenarden’s Historical Society
    Contact Laurence Winston, President, at (301) 773-9363 for meeting dates.
     
  • Council Work Session Meeting: 1st Monday of each month
     
  • Council Regular Meeting: 2nd Monday of each month

     

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