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Upcoming City Council Meetings

Monthly Work Session- Monday, December 7, 2015 at 7:00 PM on the Upper Level

Monthly Council Meeting- Monday, December 14, 2015 at 7:30 PM on the Lower Level


November is Municipal Government Works Month

The City of Glenarden is proud to celebrate Municipal Government Works Month by issuing the attached proclamation.

Proclamation [view PDF]


Employment Opportunities

Human Resources Specialist/ Project Manager- The City of Glenarden is seeking a Human Resources Specialist/ Project Manager to take a lead role in administering a variety of human resource and project management responsibilities. The ideal candidate has a comprehensive knowledge of the principles, practices and operating requirements of a municipal government. Bachelor's degree major preferably in Human Resources Management, Urban Planning, Political Science, Business Management or a related field with at least five (5) years of experience in Project Management and/or and Human Resources management. For full description below. Submit resumes to Closing Date: December 17, 2015.

HR/PM Description [view PDF]


Code Enforcement Officer- The City of Glenarden is seeking a Code Enforcement Officer to enforce ordinances and municipal codes to assist in the protection of property within the City of Glenarden. High School Diploma and Maryland driver's license required. For full description, visit Submit resumes to Closing Date: December 17, 2015.

Code Enforcement Officer [view PDF]





REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Architectural and Engineering (A-E) Services and Services

THE DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2015. RFP A-E Answers have been posted below.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Architectural and Engineering (A-E) Services and Services for Contract Administration The City of Glenarden (the City) in accordance with its Charter, Section 825 Professional Services Exception, is inviting potential contractors to submit proposals to the City. Firm or firm(s) will be selected for negotiation based on demonstrated competence and qualification for the required work. Proposals will be received at the City of Glenarden, 8600 Glenarden Parkway, Glenarden, Maryland 20782 until Friday, November 6, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. Award of the contract is subject to approval of the Mayor and Council of the City of Glenarden.

Pre-Proposal Meeting will take place on 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at the City of Glenarden Municipal Center located at 8600 Glenarden Parkway, Glenarden, MD 20706.

Copies of the Request for Proposal may be obtained at the Glenarden City Hall, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and online at The City of Glenarden is an equal opportunity employer. Discrimination based on age, race, sex, handicap, national origin or any other unlawful basis is expressly prohibited. The City of Glenarden reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals based on the best interests of the City.

The contract type for this procurement is a Firm-Fixed-Price, Indefinite Delivery Contract. Multiple contract awards may be made. Contract period is not to exceed three (3) years, which will consist of one (1) base year and two (2) options. The contracting officer (City Manager) will consider the following factors in deciding which contractor will be selected to negotiate an order:

• Past performance on like or similar needs that the City requires • Current capacity to accomplish the order in the required time • Uniquely specialized experience

The City of Glenarden is seeking Professional Service Contractors in the Architect and Engineering fields (A/E) as well as Contract Administrator(s) and Contract Specialist(s)

Scope of Service: Work on the projects will be performed within the City limits of Glenarden, Maryland; a recognized municipality in the State of Maryland since 1939.

Eligibility: To be eligible for awards A-E firms must be licensed in the state of Maryland and Contract Specialist and Contract Administrators must have at least 10 years of experience in the government market place as a government employee or government contractor.

Project Information: The types of work the Architectural Engineering firms (A/E) may be required to perform under this contract are generally anticipated to include but are not limited to the following: • Preparation of engineered specifications and drawing associated with the repair and replacement of City Streets, sidewalks, and curbs • Assist with the selection process of contractor(s) providing construction services, including, bituminous asphalt, curb and gutter work, concrete and other paving related and drainage concerns. • Draft a maintenance plan for the City's street that will include coverings such with slurry seal. • Draft engineered specifications for the roof of the City's Municipal Center and administratively supervise its repair. • Provide Landscape Architectural services for the Veteran's Memorial and the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center • Provide Architectural services associated with the M. L. King site building.

A/E services firms may possess or demonstrate that they have the following capabilities: Design services, both interior and exterior; engineering capabilities, including but not limited to civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, and geotechnical.

The types of work the Contract Specialist and/or Contract Administrator may be required to perform under this contract are generally anticipated to include but are not limited to the following:

• Drafting task orders for the above mentioned A/E services and managing those tasks. These tasks include but are not limited to: o The repair and/or replacement of the municipal center roof; o Construction and install, landscape services for Veteran's Memorial and King Site; and elevator for the Municipal Center.  The Contract Specialist and/or Contract Administrator shall pay particular emphasis to warranties, especially those of the roof of the municipality and language that will require the Engineer to perform special due diligence on the City's acceptance of streets, curbs and gutters from newly built infrastructure.  Contracts for third party testing  Special attention will be also insisted on the review of storm water management as it relates to new construction throughout the City.

• Drafting solicitations, in particular, Request for Proposals, will be performed by an experienced contract specialist specializing in procurement administration.

Submittal of Proposal: A/E firms shall demonstrate capability in securing key staff with design services capability, both interior and exterior, as well as, key personnel with capabilities in civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, geotechnical and environmental services, and other capabilities not mentioned may be needed. Acceptance of those key personnel capabilities in the proposal is invited. A/E firms shall submit one or more Standard Form (SF) 330's. The SF 330 should be provided to document the availability of the defined professional disciplines on the team of the A/E firm or qualifying subcontractors thereof. For each professional discipline provide the name and resume in Section E of the SF 330's. The Key Personnel named in Section E will be required to work on any future task orders unless a substitution is approved by the Contracting Officer (City Manager) in advance.

The Contract Specialist and or Contract Administrator are asked to submit proposals not to exceed five (5) pages inclusive of cover sheet and transmittal letter.

SF 330 [view PDF]

Price Sheet [view PDF]

City of Glenarden Ward Map [view PDF]

RFP A-E Answers [view PDF]


Prince George's County Community Events and News

Please see upcoming events and services throughout Prince George's County. Please click flier for full details.

Homeless Reources Day- Nov. 7, 2015 [view PDF]

SHIP Medicare Seminars - First Tuesday of the Month [view PDF]


Industrial Areas Action Plan Community Meeting

The Prince George's County Community Planning Division is preparing an action plan to enhance the quality of industrial areas in your community. This project studies eight industrially zoned areas in central Prince George's County · (a .k.a. Subregion 4). The action plan will outline ways to improve the relationship between industrial uses and residential neighborhoods. It will also recommend actions to help attract businesses and jobs to Prince George's County.

The meeting will take place on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 6:30 PM. For full details, see flier below.

Community Meeting [view PDF]


Prince George's County Public Meeting

Dear City of Glenarden:

County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III, invites residents to attend a public meeting on Tuesday evening, October 27, 2015 at Hillcrest Heights Community Center, 2300 Oxon Run Drive, in Temple Hills, MD and on Monday, November, 9, 2015 at M-NCPPC Parks and Recreation Administration Building, 6600 Kenilworth Avenue, in Riverdale, MD at 7:00 p.m., with a County-wide department and agency "open house" beginning at 6:00 p.m..

These two legislative listening sessions will provide residents with an opportunity to share their ideas on issues that impact their lives and our communities. Members from the County's General Assembly House and Senate Delegations, the Prince George's County Council, the Prince George's County Board of Education and other community leaders have also been invited to hear residents discuss issues they are concerned about.

Before the public meeting, residents will have an opportunity to talk with County agency representatives during an information session beginning at 6:00 PM. In addition, our one-stop resource CountyClick 311 will be available to assist residents who may have questions or need help resolving non-emergency issues. Specialists will be present to submit service requests on behalf of residents and citizens.

Please visit the county's website and learn more about the listening sessions. Citizens can pre-register online by completing the registration form or by calling 301-952-4131. There will be limited opportunities to sign-up to speak; pre-registration is encouraged. Comments will be timed and limited to three (3) minutes per person. If you wish to submit comments and are unable to attend in person, please email them. Below are the locations and times of the County-wide sessions. Attached is a flyer to share with your friends, neighbors and relatives. If you are unable to attend, these sessions will be streamed via the County website.

Listening Session Dates:

Monday November 9, 2015 at 7pm M-NCPPC Parks and Recreation Administration Building 6600 Kenilworth Avenue Riverdale, Maryland 20737

Note: Before the public meeting, residents will have an opportunity to talk with County agency representatives during an information session beginning at 6pm.

We hope to see you there! Office of County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III


New Polling Place and Elected Officials Locator Tool Released

The Prince George's County Office of Information Technology is pleased to provide a new public Graphical Information Systems (GIS) mapping application for the Board of Elections. The Prince George's County GIS Voter's Information application is a map based viewer providing County maintained information on Early Voting Sites, Polling Places and the Elected Officials for that polling place. The application has two tools, an Early Voter Site Map tool and a Polling Place and Elected Officials Map tool. Voters can enter in any address or their location from a mobile device to the Early Voters Map tool and find the closest Early Voters site and driving directions to that location.

When the Early Voter sites open for voting, the site will provide wait times for each of the nine Early Voting sites. The Polling Place and Elected Officials Map tool allows voters to enter in a valid Prince George's County address and find their polling place and driving directions to that polling place. By using the Elected Officials tab in the application, a listing of Federal, State, and County Representatives for that address is shown as well as contact and web information for that representative. The map can be viewed in a street or aerial imagery view and be emailed to anyone or posted to social media.

To access the application, please go to the Prince George's County Board of Elections Polling Place website.

For more information please visit our website news page.


Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of Drugs and Alcohol Abuse

Please visit to get more information about the dangers with drug and alcohol abuse.

Prince George's County New Plastic Bag Recycling Policy

Currently, plastic bags and plastic wrap are being accepted at the County's Material Recycling Facility (MRF). However, starting July 1, 2015, the County will no longer accept plastic bags or plastic film in its Residential Curbside Recycling Single-Stream Program. Residents who receive County recycling pick-up services were notified of this change via a post card mailing and other sources of notification last month.

Please see flier for full details. [view PDF]


Prince George's County New Compaint Policy

Please note the Office of Ethics and Accountability has recently changed the method to report fraud, waste, abuse, illegal acts or ethics-related concerns. Effective immediately, please use one of the following options: 1. Call the Ethics Hotline at 301-883-6591, Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. 2. Call County Click 311, Monday-Friday, 7:00 am – 7:00 pm. 3. Submit an online complaint 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at:

Note: Reporters can remain anonymous. If you should have any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Ethics and Accountability at 301-883-3445. For more information please visit our website news page.


Glenarden Apartments Questionnaire

The City of Glenarden is requesting your feedback on the Glenarden Apartments Redevelopment. Please print the attached document and return to the City of Glenarden by mail to: ATTN: SURVEY, 8600 Glenarden Parkway, Glenarden, MD 20706.

Questionnaire [view PDF]


Prince George's County Triple Play

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and our agency, launched a partnership initiative called the "Maryland Mortgage Program Triple Play in Prince George's County." This new initiative, earmarked specifically for Prince George's County, offers homebuyers $100,000,000 million in mortgage financing with incentives that are tough to beat anywhere in the Washington metropolitan region. Here's how the initiative works:

When eligible Maryland Mortgage Program (MMP) borrowers purchase in Prince George's County, they could receive up to $20,000 in down payment and closing cost assistance. Ten thousand dollars will come from the State of Maryland as a zero interest loan that must be paid back when the buyer sells or transfers the property however the buyer is eligible for an additional $10,000 in the form a grant if they purchase a property within 14 targeted zip codes in Prince George's County. These zip codes are areas where some of the highest foreclosure rates are occurring in the County. Additional incentives included in the "MMP Triple Play in Prince George's County" include: a 0.25% discount on the interest rate of the standard MMP loan; and a tax credit for up to $2,000 annually on the homebuyer's federal income taxes for the life of the loan.

Generally, the MMP is limited to first-time homebuyers however, this requirement will be waived if the borrower is purchasing in a targeted zip code and have sold their current home prior to closing on the new property. Also, any homebuyer who has not owned a home in the last 3 years and an honorably discharged veteran who has not previously used the first-time homebuyer exemption, are eligible to participate in the MMP.

We look forward to continuing to work with our lender and realtor partners to put home ownership within reach of many more homebuyers utilizing these incredible financial incentives. I encourage you to visit the MMP website for additional information on the MMP Triple Play in Prince George's County at:

Sincerely, Eric C. Brown, Director

Also "My Home" Program Suspended, please read more here: My Home Program Suspension



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.


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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