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.
Graduate students are vital to our city. It’s time they’re better represented on the City Council.
The vote came after a public hearing where residents expressed their views on the city's intention to purchase the Calvert Road property, with some raising concerns over city spending.
Residents can use the grants, which began in 2005, on down payments or closing costs.