The next election is on Nov. 5.
The project is expected to cost as much as $30.5 million.
Construction on the $30 million project is expected to begin in January and will last more than two years.
The move will likely begin in August or September.
The department held a town hall Thursday night.
A resolution laying out the selection process passed in December, but no cultural liaisons have been appointed.
Under the current charter, candidates can’t run for multiple positions at the same time.
The State Highway Administration and city council are working to light up College Park.
The changes would replace Obama-era guidelines.