Attick Towers, an aging, low-income public housing building, was built in 1968. Since its completion, the building has seen little to no renovations
Currently, the city’s mayor and council members serve two-year terms. The council can make its own decision on the issue regardless of voting results.
The rush of reaching likely voters has consumed the candidates.
Properties such as under-leased commercial properties, vacant housing, abandoned buildings and unused lots would be included in the tax increase.
Less performative actions would allow politicians to help their communities.
College Park would benefit from more alumni and young professionals living in the city
The approved map, called October Plan 1, was created by the city redistricting commission after the council advocated for the preservation of current districts.
Major concerns brought up in city redistricting meetings include how students would be split up, how student populations would impact voting districts and the separation of neighborhoods in District 3.
Greenbelt is the only of the three locations in consideration that is close to a Metro station, according to the city.