The polls closed at 8:00 p.m. Monday, January 8, 2018 and the Town General Election results are in. The three (3) resident candidates who were just elected will serve a two-year term as the new Board of Town Commissioners.

They are . . .

Wanda M. Leonard, Linda Pennoyer, and Tonga Y. Turner.
(click on link below to see the certified vote totals)

2018_ElectionResult_BoSE-certified

Thank you for braving the weather to come out and do your civic duty . . . voter turnout was more than 50 percent higher than the running average for the last 4 Town elections.

 

Town Elections are in full swing! Polls are open until 8PM at the Town Hall 14211 School Lane Upper Marlboro. Come out and vote!

Town Elections were held Monday January 8th, 2018 from 1pm-8pm at the Town Hall. 14211 School Lane, Upper Marlboro MD 20772

To read the candidates statements & view the Sample Ballot, click here . . . 2018_Candidates-statements_FN

 

Town Offices will be CLOSED on Monday January 1st, 2017 in observance of the New Year’s Holiday.

Monday Jan 1– Offices Closed, NO Residential Trash, Yard Waste ,or Bulk Trash Collection

Tuesday Jan 2– Offices OPEN at 9am. Residential Trash, Yard Waste ,or Bulk Trash Collected

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The Board of Commissioners and Town Staff wish everyone a safe and happy New Year!

The polls closed at 8:00 p.m. Monday, January 8, 2018 and the Town General Election results are in. The three (3) resident candidates who were just elected will serve a two-year term as the new Board of Town Commissioners.

They are . . .

Wanda M. LeonardLinda Pennoyer, and Tonga Y. Turner.
(click on link below to see the certified vote totals)

2018_ElectionResult_BoSE-certified

Thank you for braving the weather to come out and do your civic duty . . . voter turnout was more than 50 percent higher than the running average for the last 4 Town elections.

Mobilitie has approached the Town with a request to install two cell phone antennas within Town limits to improve cell phone coverage. These antennas will be installed on existing utility/power poles. Residents are asked to provide comments/feedback to the Board of Commissioners/Town Hall PRIOR to the December 12, 2017 Town Meeting. The company will be mailing out notices to properties near the proposed sites. The Board will vote to approve/deny the Utility Work Permit at the December Town Meeting. Questions regarding the poles can be directed to Laura O’Dell, Permitting manager for Mobilitie at lodell@mobilitie.com or media@mobilitie.com

Rectory Lane & Wilson Lane: Will be installed on an existing Pepco power/telephone pole.

Water Street & Judges Drive: Will be installed on an existing Pepco power/telephone pole.

Rectory Ln Sprint Antenna Plans 11-15.17

Water St Sprint Antenna Plans 11-15-17

 

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An example of a possible design of the cell antenna installed on existing utility pole.

Questions/Concerns? Contact Town Hall at Info@UpperMarlboroMD.gov or 301-627-6905

The Board of Commissioners passed three pieces of legislation at their Tuesday October 10th, 2017 Town Meeting.

Ordinance 2017-03 Commercial Property Standards: Authorizing the Town to enforce certain standards pertaining to the upkeep and maintenance of commercial properties within Town limits. To view the Ordinance Click Here: ORD_2017-03_Commercial Property Standards_Apprvd

Ordinance 2017-04 Street Construction and Utility Cuts: Regarding street construction and utility cuts requiring that a permit be obtained and certain fees paid prior to anyone excavating Town a roadway or performing work within a public right of way under the jurisdiction of the Town. Any work or restoration performed be subject to inspection by a Town Official. To view the Ordinance Click Here: ORD_2017-04_Street Construction and Cuts_Apprvd

Ordinance 2017-05 Washington Gas & Light Co. Franchise Agreement:  Town of Upper Marlboro granting a 20-year extension of a non-exclusive utility franchise to Washington Gas & Light Company.To view the Ordinance Click Here: ORD_2017-05_WGL Utility Franchise_Apprvd

 

Questions regarding these Ordinances can be directed to the Town Hall at 301-627-6905 or Info@UpperMarlboroMD.gov.

The Board of Town Commissioners will hold a second Hearing on Draft 3 of Ordinance 2017-03: Commercial Property Standards on Tuesday September 26, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. at Town Hall 14211 School Ln. Upper Marlboro MD 20772.

Click on link to read Draft 3 of the ordinance: ORD_2017-03_Commercial Property Standards_DRAFT-3 

Residents, property owners, business owners, and other interested parties can submit comments online using this form or email DeputyClerk@UpperMarlboroMD.gov

 

Register to vote by clicking the link below from your desktop or mobile device. Spread the word!

 

https://nationalvoterregistrationday.org/

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Maryland Public Service Commission will hold two public hearings later this month on a request by the Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco) to increase its electric distribution rates by $68.6 million (an increase of $7.37–or 5.5%– a month for the typical residential customer). Pepco provides electricity to 566,000 customers in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties in Maryland. In its application, Pepco notes the company has spent $138.3 million in 2016 on service reliability improvements to its distribution infrastructure, and plans to spend an additional $150.6 million in 2017

Members of the public are encouraged to attend one of the hearings:

            Monday, August 28, 2017 at 6:30pm

            Prince George’s Community College, Largo Student Center

            Room 227—Community Room B

            301 Largo Road

            Largo, Maryland 20774

 

            Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 6:30pm

            Montgomery County Council Office Building — 3rd Floor Hearing Room

            100 Maryland Avenue

            Rockville, Maryland 20850

 

The application and associated filings in the case are available in the electronic docket for Case No. 9443, which may be viewed or downloaded at www.psc.state.md.us.

Written comments referencing Case No. 9443 may also be filed by Friday, September 15, 2017 to:

David J. Collins, Executive Secretary

Maryland Public Service Commission

William Donald Schaefer Tower

6 St. Paul Street

Baltimore, MD 21202