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 from 8:30—9:30 a.m. 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.
The 8th meeting of the Town of Upper Marlboro Sustainable Communities Workgroup (SCW) will take place at 8:00 a.m., on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at the Town Hall. Agenda items include: The “Main Streets” Program; The Facade Improvement Program (FIP); and, draft Design Guidelines. This meeting is open to the public.
The Sheriff’s Office is hosting and launching the Purple Light Nights project in Maryland. The month of October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and our goal is to raise awareness and a unified voice in our community against domestic violence. The “Purple Light Nights” lighting ceremony ( 2014_PurpleLights_Flyer ) will be held on October 9th in front of the courthouse and the lights will be strung from Main Street down toward the clock out back of the CAB building. We would like to invite the business owners along Main Street to participate by having them decorate the store fronts with Purple lights. If you have any questions contact DFC. R. Dennis #452 of the Prince George’s County Office of the Sheriff at: 301-780-2773. Or, email to: Rcdennis@co.pg.md.us. More info about “Purple Light Nights” can be found at: http://www.purplelightnights.org/
Prince George’s County residents can share what’s on their mind at three legislative listening sessions aimed at gathering ideas on issues that affect local communities.
The first session will be held Tuesday evening, Sept. 30, at Northwestern High School in Hyattsville.
Members from the County’s General Assembly House and Senate delegations, the Prince George’s County Council, the Prince George’s County School Board and other community leaders will attend to hear issues that residents are concerned about.
Residents can pre-register 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 limited to three minutes per person.
Before the public meeting, you can talk with county agency representatives beginning at 6 p.m. Also, the county’s one-stop resource CountyClick 311 will be available to help residents who may have questions or need help resolving non-emergency issues. Specialists will be on hand to submit service requests on behalf of residents.
Comments may be emailed to CommunityFeedback@co.pg.md.us. Below are the locations and times of the county-wide sessions, which will be streamed via the county website.
• Tuesday, September 30, 7-9 p.m.
Northwestern High School
7000 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville
• Thursday, October 9, 7-9 p.m.
Oxon Hill High School
6701 Leyte Drive, Oxon Hill
• Thursday, October 16, 7-9 p.m.
Charles H. Flowers High School,
10001 Ardwick-Ardmore Road, Springdale
Both September’s Work Session and November’s Regular Town Meeting were rescheduled due to the Veterans’ Day holiday and other schedule conflicts. The Board of Commissioners will hold their September Work Session on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 at 9:15 a.m. (normally, the monthly Work Sessions are held on the 4th Tuesday of every month at 9:15 a.m.) The Board of Commissioners will hold their November Town Meeting on Monday, Nov. 10, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. (normally, the monthly Town Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m.)
to The Town of Upper Marlboro, Once-A-Week Single Stream Recycling Collection. Sealed bids, addressed to Town Clerk, and marked “Bid for Project No. 2014-01, Town of Upper Marlboro Single Stream Recycling Collection” will be received at the Town Hall, 14211 School Ln, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 until 2:00 PM local time October 10, 2014and then, and there, the bids will be opened and read by Town President and Town Clerk. Successful bidder will contract with the Town of Upper Marlboro who will be responsible for payment. The contract is for once a week collection of curbside recycling from approximately 274 residential units. Town supplies recycling carts and bins. Phone: 301-627-6905, Email: email@example.com
This meeting will take place on Saturday, September 20, at Town Hall starting at 9:00 a.m. Residents of the Town and surrounding area are encouraged to bring items of historical interest (such as letters, drawings and photos) to be scanned for the Town’s Archives. Contributors will receive a copy of the scans on a CD free of charge. The TUMHC also conducts Oral History interviews to chronicle the stories of people and events from our Town’s past—You can interview at this meeting, or schedule an interview for a later date that’s more convenient. You can always contact the TUMHC on their website at: http://www.tumhc.com/ where you can also see many images already in the Town’s Archives.
Saturday, 8:00 a.m.—1:00 p.m. 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 (or Town Hall at 301-627-6905) 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!
Click on the link to read the approved minutes from the August 2014 Town Meeting.