Local News & Announcements
- Annual Town YARD SALE—Sept. 20th
Saturday, 8:00 a.m.—12 noon. Residents of The Town of Upper Marlboro and others are invited to bring their items for sale to the Town Hall (14211 School Lane, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772) and sell from their vehicle (or from the lawn space). Seller’s fee is $15—payable in cash, or, pay a minimum of $5 cash with $10 worth of non-perishable food items—all of which will be donated to the Marlboro Food Bank. The Town will also gladly collect acceptable items that are left over at the end of the day to donate to the Fuller Center for Housing Thrift Store in Town. Snacks and refreshments will also be available. Set-up time for sellers is 7:00 a.m. Call 301-627-4037 for more information. You can find this event, and many others on the “Day To Serve” website—learn how your town and many, many others in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and DC are helping their communities during the 3rd successful year of this annual September event. Visit: www.daytoserve.org Click on the “Events” tab and find us on the map!
- 2nd Downtown Façade Improvement Meeting – Tuesday, September 30
The Town’s Downtown Business District property and business owners are invited to the second Public Meeting to learn about the Town’s application to the State of Maryland for a $300,000 Façade Improvement Program (FIP) Grant and to learn more about the draft design guidelines that are being developed. The meeting will take place at the Ledo Pizza Restaurant, 14611 Main Street Upper Marlboro, MD 20772. The time has yet to be confirmed, but will most likely be in the morning. Click on the headline to view the draft FIP Information and Application, and the Draft Design Guidelines. For more information or to RSVP, call Town Hall at 301-627-6905.
- Budget Amendment Ordinance Passed
ORDINANCE 2014-02 which relates to adopting and approving a budget amendment for the fiscal year 2014 was passed on June 3rd at the Regular monthly Town Meeting. Click on the link to see the PDF copy of the ordinance.
- MD 4 Pennsylvania Avenue/Suitland Parkway Interchange Project
The Summer 2014 issue of the State Highway Administration (SHA) Project Newsletter has recently been sent via postal mail to homes and businesses of citizens near the MD 4 Pennsylvania Avenue/Suitland Parkway Interchange Project footprint. Currently, SHA continues design work on the MD 4 project, but visible changes will begin to take place beginning in Spring of 2015. Click on the link in the headline to read more details . . .
- July 2014 — Town Meeting Minutes
Click on the link to read the approved minutes from the July 2014 Town Meeting.
- Police Report—July 2014
Since we did not print an August issue of the Landings newsletter, we are posting the July Police Report independently of the publication (click on headline link to view the report). The August Police Report will be published in the September Landings which can be found online, on our website, on September 5, 2014.
- June 2014—Town Meeting Minutes
Click on link to open the PDF to read the minutes for June’s Regular Town Meeting.
- Your Town . . . In The News!
click on the link to get the July 9th Gazette article about Main Street.
- “Landings” newsletters—July/August 2014
Open Link to read the Town’s newsletter for July/August 2014
- FY2015 Town Budget passed
The operating budget for the next fiscal year was passed at the June 3, 2014 Regular Town Meeting. Click on link to open the PDF to view Ordinance 2014-01 Town Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2015