City of College Park, Maryland

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING(S)


Tuesday, July 11, 2017 
7:30 p.m. 
2nd Floor Council Chambers 
City Hall 
4500 Knox Road 
College Park, MD  20740 

CHARTER AMENDMENT 17-CR-02

Charter Resolution of the Mayor and Council of the City Of College Park to Amend Article IV, “Voting and Elections”, §C4-1, “Qualification of Voters” and §C4-2, “Registration of Voters” of the City Charter, to Allow Non-Citizens to Vote in City Elections and to Authorize a Supplemental Voter List.

Comment Period Extended
Proposed Charter Amendment 17-CR-02
To Allow Non-U.S. Citizens To Vote In City Elections 

On July 11, 2017 the College Park City Council held a public hearing on a proposed Charter Amendment (17-CR-02) that would extend municipal voting rights to those College Park residents who are not U.S. Citizens.  After the Public Hearing, the City Council decided to keep the record open for additional public comment.  Written comment on the proposal may be submitted to the City Council no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 by email to “cpmc@collegeparkmd.gov” or by regular mail to:  City Clerk, 4500 Knox Road, College Park, MD  20740.  Please include the agenda item number (17-CR-02) and the full name and address of the person submitting the comment.  

The proposed Charter Amendment would allow those City residents who are not U.S. Citizens to vote in City elections, and would allow for the establishment of a supplemental voter registration process for those non-citizen voters.  

The City Council will consider taking action on this proposal at their Regular Meeting on August 8, 2017.   No additional public comment will be taken at that meeting, unless an amendment to the proposal is made, at which time comment would be taken only on the amendment.  

A copy of the complete Charter Amendment may also be  obtained from the City Clerk’s Office, 4500 Knox Road, College Park, MD 20740, or by calling 240-487-3501. 

For further information, please contact Janeen Miller, City Clerk, at 240-487-3501, or jsmiller@collegeparkmd.gov.


 
 


NOTICE OF FAIR SUMMARY 

ORDINANCE 17-O-06

An Emergency Ordinance of The Mayor and Council of the City of College Park Amending Chapter 1, “General Provisions”, By Enacting Article II, “Required Public Notice”, §1-4, “Public Notice Required by City Charter” to determine the Additional Methods for Giving Public Notice When Required by the City Charter.

This Ordinance was introduced on May 23, 2017, a Public Hearing was held on June 13, 2017, it was adopted on June 13, 2017, and will become effective on June 14, 2017.        

Petition Request for Traffic Calming in the 9600 block of 47th Place  

The Mayor and Council of the City of College Park held a Public Hearing on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 on the petition request to install traffic calming in the 9600 block of 47th Place.  Following the Public Hearing, the City Council voted in favor of installing a traffic calming device (or devices) on this block. 

Next, the City Engineer will determine the best location(s) for the speed hump(s) on this street.  Installation will occur before the end of the year.

Petition Request for Traffic Calming in the 5000 block of Nantucket Road 

The Mayor and Council of the City of College Park held a Public Hearing on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 on the petition request to install traffic calming in the 5000 block of Nantucket Road.  Following the Public Hearing, the City Council voted in favor of installing a traffic calming device (or devices) on this block. 

Next, the City Engineer will determine the best location(s) for the speed hump(s) on this street.  Installation will occur before the end of the year.

ORDINANCE 17-O-05  

An Ordinance of the Mayor and Council of the City of College Park, Amending Chapter 110 “Fees and Penalties”, by Repealing and Reenacting §110-1 “Fees and Interests” To Include Fees for Leaf Mulch, Wood Mulch, and Smartleaf Compost; Fees for Product Delivery; and a Leaf Tipping Fee.

This Ordinance was introduced on May 9, 2017, a Public Hearing was held on May 23, 2017, it was adopted on May 23, 2017, and will become effective on July 1, 2017.

ORDINANCE 17-O-04

An Ordinance of the Mayor and Council of the City of College Park, Maryland to Adopt the Fiscal Year 2018 General Fund, Capital Projects Fund and Debt Service Fund Budgets of The City of College Park, Maryland.

This Ordinance was introduced on April 25, 2017, a Public Hearing was held on May 9, 2017, it was adopted on May 23, 2017, and will become effective on July 1, 2017.        

ORDINANCE 17-O-03

An Ordinance of the Mayor and Council of the City of College Park, Amending Chapter 110 “Fees and Penalties”, By Repealing and Reenacting §110-1 “Fees and Interests” To Decrease the Monthly Permit Parking Fee in the Lord Calvert Manor Area, For Zones 11 and 11A and on Knox Road and Hartwick Road.

This Ordinance was introduced on March 28, 2017, a Public Hearing was held on April 11, 2017, it was adopted on April 11, 2017, and will become effective on July 1, 2017.

    

    

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City Clerk’s Office: 240-487-3501