The Town of Upper Marlboro Board of Town Commissioners & Staff regretfully announce the passing of longtime Town Public Works employee Henry Gray. Henry passed away onFriday November 25, 2016.henry3

Henry grew up in Upper Marlboro behind Southern States off of Crain Highway. He attended Frederick Douglass High School prior to getting hired with the Board of Education for 31 years. Henry then started his tenure with the Town in 2001, and he is remembered as a great worker, quick with a smile; and had a positive effect on anyone he came in contact with.

He was married to Agnes for 33 years, and had 9 children: Tawanna Gray, Elsie, Veronica, Ruth, William and Marvin Bond, Belinda Grenne, Carlos & Henry Colvert. They had 13 Grandchildren, and 3 Great Grandkids. Henry was a long-time parishioner at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, you could often find him at the 7:30 AM Sunday masses.

Henry’s funeral will be at St. Mary of the Assumption Church located 14908 Main St, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 on Friday December 9, 2016 at 11:00am (wake at 10:00am). Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery located at 8000 Woodyard Rd, Clinton, MD 20735.

All are invited to a repast following at the Monsignor Hughes Center at St. Mary’s School (off of Largo Rd).




The Board of Town Commissioners will hold a Regular Town Meeting on Tuesday, December 13, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Town Hall, 14211 School Lane, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772.

The meeting is open to the public, and time is allotted for public comment.  One of the topics on the Agenda is the Board vote on Ordinance 2016-04 Ethics. The tentative meeting agenda is listed below:

Town Meeting Notification

Make plans now to gather around our holiday tree at Town Hall on SUNDAY, December 11th 2016 at 5:00 p.m. for our annual holiday celebration.  This event gets bigger and better every year, so make sure not to miss out on the fun!  Bring the whole family to see Santa’s arrival by police escort and the lighting of the tree at dusk.  Inside, there will be music and caroling and plenty to eat and drink. And, Santa says he is bringing goodTown Hall Christmasies for the kids.

Maintenance Worker 1 (Part-Time)

The Town of Upper Marlboro is seeking applicants for the part-time position of Maintenance Worker 1 within the Town Department of Public Works. PT position as Maintenance Worker I (MWI) for the Town of Upper Marlboro requires manual labor, unskilled and semi-skilled, for a variety of tasks in the Public Works Department. Job requires working knowledge and skills in the safe operation of trucks, equipment, specialty tools and techniques, both motorized and hand-operated that are pertinent to tasks required. Good knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions. Download & complete the below application and send to the Town of Upper Marlboro/Job Search, 14211 School Lane, Upper Marlboro MD 20772, or, Email to: . You may also drop off hard copies of the application at Town Hall during office hours, hard copies are also available at the Town Hall. Applicants will go through interviews with Town President & Public Works Manager.

Click link to download application: TOUM Application.

Applications are due by Sunday December 18, 2016


Nature of Work: The job for Maintenance Worker I (MWI) for the Town of Upper Marlboro is to perform a variety of tasks requiring manual labor, unskilled and semi-skilled labor in aid of the Public Works Department’s mission. The mission of the Town’s Public Works Department is to maintain and enhance, to a high standard, the Town’s real property, infrastructure, buildings and equipment as well as the pickup and disposal of trash. You must have a valid state driver’s license with a safe driving record. You will be supervised by the Public Works Superintendent or a Maintenance Worker II.20160120_103550

Illustrative Examples of tasks:

-Grounds maintenance including: planting, removal and maintenance of trees, shrubs and flowers; mowing; leaf raking, snow and debris removal using motorized and hand tools.

-Building maintenance including: cleaning, painting, minor repairs and minor construction.

-Infrastructure maintenance including: cleaning, trash pickup, snow removal and repair/maintenance of streets and sidewalks.

-Preventative maintenance, cleaning and repair of the Town’s equipment.

-Operate motorized equipment including vehicles.

-Pick-up & disposal of trash, bulk trash, leaves and branches as required by Public Works Department.

-Other duties as assigned in support of the Town functions.
Required Knowledge, Skill and Abilities: The job requires a working knowledge of the operation of the trucks, equipment and special tools and techniques pertinent to the tasks required; Good knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions, and knowledge of Town’s policies.

-Must practice skilled and safe operation of vehicles and other equipment both motorized and hand-operated.

-Possess ability to relate well to peers, supervisors and public. Understand and follow oral and/or written instructions and policies. Can perform manual labor for extended periods often under adverse weather conditions. Can safely lift and carry 50 pounds for a distance of at least 20 feet. Demonstrate ability to learn new skills.
Performance Evaluation Your performance will be evaluated once a year, unless the President requires more frequent evaluation. Your Evaluation will be based on the following factors: (1) Quantity of Work (2) Quality of work (3) Job knowledge (4) Attendance (5) Supervision required (6) Appearance (7) Judgment/ sense of priorities (8) Cooperation (9) Verbal written communications (10) Acceptance of responsibility.

The Town Offices will be CLOSED on Thursday November 24 & Friday November 25, 2016 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Offices will re-open on Monday November 28, 2016 at 9

Residential Recycling will be collected on Friday November 25th, 2016, instead of Thursday for the holiday as well. 

Please contact the Town Offices if you have any questions or concerns: 301-627-6905

The Board of Town Commissioners & Town Staff wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

The next monthly Board of Town Commissioners Work Session will be held on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at the Town Hall starting at 9:15 a.m.  The meeting agenda consists of current business items up for Board discussion.  Work Sessions are open to public observation only, however, public participation is at the discretion of the Board of Commissioners.  Town Meeting Notification

Click on the link below to access the agenda:


The Town of Upper Marlboro Historical Committee will be hosting its Quarterly Meeting on Saturday November 19th, 2016 at 10 am at the Upper Marlboro Town Hall located at 14211 School Lane Upper Marlboro MD 20772.

The Town of Upper Marlboro Historical Committee encourages folks to share the rich history of our town. We schedule community events that we hope will bring insight into the history of our town.

To read the Meeting Agenda Click Here: TUMHC_TAG-nologo-e1403716129140 (1)tumhc-meeting-agenda-19-nov-2016

Click on the link below to read the approved meeting minutes from October’s Regular Town Meeting . . .

At the November 8, 2016 Town Meeting, the Board of Town Commissioners introduced Draft Ordinance 2016-04 Ethics, to the residents. This Ordinance was drafted solely by the Town Attorney for the purpose of ensuring accountability for Town Staff, Town Committees, and members of the Board of Town Commissioners.  This Ordinance also represents another vital piece in bringing Town Ordinances & Code up-to date and in-line with other municipalities.ethics

To read the Ordinance Click Here: ORD 2016-04 Ethics Draft

For the Input Sheet Click Here: Input Closed 11/22/2016

The Board of Town Commissioners encourages residents to read the Ordinance draft and submit input to the Town Office by  Monday November 21, 2016, so that input can be discussed by the Board at their November Board Work Session on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. You need to “Download” the Input sheet to fill it out electronically and save it—then submit your saved PDF via email to , or you can print out a blank copy, fill out by hand and drop it off at the Town Hall located at 14211 School Lane, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772. If residents have any issues, questions or concerns with the input process, please call the Town Offices at 301-627-6905 during office hours.

A first draft of this Ordinance was discussed by the Board at their October Work Session. The Ordinance is tentatively set to be voted on by the Board of Town Commissioners at the December 13, 2016 Town Meeting.

The Prince George’s County Emergency Management will be hosting a FREE basic CERT Class on Saturday & Sunday November 5th & 6th from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Prince George’s Public Safety Complex located at 7915 Anchor St, Landover, Maryland.

For more information or to register CLICK HERE