Town Offices will be CLOSED on Monday February 19, 2018 in observance of President’s Day. Below is the schedule for refuse collection:
Monday: Household Trash WILL be collected
Tuesday: Bulk & Yard Waste will be collected

Click on links below to read the approved meeting minutes from the January 23, 2018 Regular Board Work Session & the February 5, 2018 Extra Board Work Session.

January 23, 2018 Regular Board Work Session: WS-minutes_012318_Apprvd

February 5, 2018 Extra Board Work Session: XWS-minutes_020518_Apprvd


Click on the link below to read the approved meeting minutes from the January 16, 2018 Regular Town Meeting . . .


Your Hometown News . . .






Click on link below for the February 2018 issue of the Landings newsletter…


At this writing (Sunday 8:00 a.m.) we have not yet received official confirmation from the State, but the Western Branch may rise up onto Water Street.

The graph below (from 7:15 a.m.) shows the Gauge Height as rapidly approaching 11 feet (which is the flooding point).

With more rain expected, we advise that people do not attempt to travel by car (or by foot) near the bridge on Water Street at Route 4.

Please be mindful of the Western Branch at Marlboro Pike and Route 202 as well.  Safest route to and from the downtown area is Old Crain Highway.



The Board of Town Commissioners will hold their monthly Regular Town Meeting on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. at the Trinity Church Parrish Hall – room 3 (downstairs ) – 14515 Church Street, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772.

The meeting is open to the public, and time is allotted for public comment.

Please contact Town Hall with any questions or concerns or call: 301-627-6905.

Meeting Agenda: TM-agenda_021318

The Board of Town Commissioners will hold a Board Training Session

Single agenda item: “Newly Elected Officials Orientation to Municipal Law”.  Presenter/ Kevin J. Best, Esq., MPA

Friday, February 9, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at the Town Hall, 14211 School Lane, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772

Work Sessions are open to public observation, however, public participation is at the discretion of the Board of Commissioners.

All meetings are subject to closure in accordance with the State Open Meetings Act—House Bill 217

Altered Town Hall Office Hours:

With staff moving offices into the new wing of the Town Hall, the Town Offices will operate under the below schedule:
Monday Feb 5th 8am-12pm 
Tuesday Feb 6th 8am-12pm
Wednesday Feb 7th 8am-12pm
Thursday Feb 8th 9am-5pm (Normal Hours)

Email with questions or concerns.

The Board of Commissioners for the Town of Upper Marlboro will be holding an Extra Board Work Session on Monday February 5, 2018 starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Upper Marlboro Town Hall 14211 School Lane Upper Marlboro MD 20772. The meeting is open to public observation only, however public comment is at the discretion of the Board.

Meeting Agenda: XWS-agenda_020518

Going forward, the Board will be holding Extra Work Sessions on the first Monday of each month at 9:30 a.m. until further notice.


All meetings are subject to closure in accordance with the State Open Meetings Act—House Bill 217.



Wanted: Full Time Police Officer

This is a full-time, experience-only position as a municipal police officer with a community-oriented police department.  The person in this position conducts law enforcement and peacekeeping activities, establishes strong involvement with the community using problem solving skills to address issues of concern, and, is responsible for crime prevention and repression, traffic law enforcement, parking enforcement, protective patrol services, arbitration in neighborhood and family disputes, apprehension and arrest (or citation or warning) of criminal law violators and recovery of stolen property.

Work is performed in accordance applicable statutory law, case law, accreditation standards and department policy. Work involves an element of personal danger and, as work is at times performed without the presence of a supervisor, employees must be able to make decisions and act independently without direct supervision.  Employees must exercise discretion and professional judgment when making enforcement decisions, during use of force situations and in encountering emergencies.  Assignments and special instructions are received from superior officers, who review work methods and results through personal observations, inspections, reports and discussions.

Starting salary minimum $40,000 per year plus benefits, EOE.  Benefits include healthcare co-op and retirement plan through the State of Maryland, and take-home car after probationary period.  Candidate MUST be MPTC certified.

Please submit resume to: Chief of Police/Town of Upper Marlboro, P.O. Box 280, Upper Marlboro, MD 20773, or, email to:  Qualified applicants can pick-up applications from Town Hall on weekdays 9am to 5pm (closed weekends & holidays) 14211 School Lane, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772.

All Applications & Resumes due at Town Hall by Friday February 23rd, 2018 at 5pm.

The Town of Upper Marlboro was established in 1706, and currently 0.4 square miles with a population of 650. The Town has a busy Downtown during the week as we are home to the District Court and County Administrative Offices. The Town is gearing to annex surrounding communities, which would provide additional opportunities for promotion and growth within its Police Department.