The proposed budget includes more than $624,000 for building safety barriers along Rhode Island Avenue’s bike lanes and $45,000 for a study to evaluate the impact of adding one-way streets and bike lanes in Old Town.
The proposed bill would look to promote growth in county-defined transit hubs by placing a two-year pause on townhome development in areas that are not as transit-oriented.
The special election comes after the March resignation and arrest of former mayor Patrick Wojahn. It will take place May 6 in the College Park City Hall.
Under the proposed budget, the county’s library system is expected to receive more than a $2 million increase in funding next year.
For each cent the tax rate is raised, the city could receive around $175,000 additional revenue, according to city documents.
English language arts proficiency level increased across the five most populous counties in Maryland.
Election day voting will be held May 6 at City Hall from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Early voting will be at Davis Hall from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m May 2.
After current CEO Monica Goldson announced her planned retirement in January, the school system launched its first CEO search since 2019.
The stations beyond Mount Vernon Square, including the College Park station, will continue only receiving service from the Green Line.
Based on the initial plans, the council will consider whether to make a permanent plaza between Route 1 and Yale Avenue or use removable bollards to set up a plaza there on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights as well as during city events.