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Request for Lobbyist Bids

REQUEST FOR BIDS- The City of Glenarden invites submission of proposals from interested persons for a consultant for the period of one (1) year with two (2) one (1) year options to provide professional lobbying services at the state and local level, grant writing and application services, and public relations services for the City of Glenarden. The two (2) one (1) year options are at the sole discretion of the City of Glenarden.

Proposals will be received between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday at the Glenarden Municipal Center, 8600 Glenarden Parkway, Glenarden, MD 20706, and must be received no later than Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at which time the bids will be opened. Please address all submissions to the City Manager. Further information may be obtained at the City offices at 301 773-2100. The City of Glenarden reserves the right to award a single vendor the entirety of the aforementioned service as well as to make multiple awards for particular services or groups of services contained herein. The Contract award(s) shall be made at the discretion of the Glenarden City Council based on the public interest.

 

Invitation to Bid for City Snow Removal Services

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Sealed bids addressed to the City Manager, for snow removal services for December 1, 2014 through November 30, 2015 with the two (2) additional, consecutive, one year terms. Contract No. S15-001** will be received at the City of Glenarden, 8600 Glenarden Parkway, Glenarden, MD 20706 until November 25, 2014, at 3:00 p.m., at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read. Bids will be considered at a regular meeting of the Mayor and Council. Award of the contract is subject to approval of the Mayor and Council of the City of Glenarden.

A pre-bid meeting will be held at City Hall on November 19, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Copies of the Bid Documents may be obtained at Glenarden City Hall located at 8600 Glenarden Parkway, Glenarden, MD 20706, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The City of Glenarden is an equal opportunity employer. Discrimination based on age, race, sex, handicap, national origin or any other form of discrimination prohibited by law is expressly prohibited. The City of Glenarden reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids based on the best interests of the City.

The contact person for this project is Kenneth Jones, Interim City Manager, (301) 773-2103.

Snow Removal Invitation to Bid [view PDF]

Snow Removal Contract [view PDF]

Snow Removal Appendia A & B [view PDF]

 

 

Glenarden Apartments to be Demolished

After Years of Neglect and Mismanagement, Glenarden Apartments to be Demolished...Makes Way for New Development Inside the Beltway For Immediate Release: 10/16/2014 2:00 PM Contact: Alexis Revis Yeoman (301) 883-2760/(301) 758-5300 (cell) or Scott Peterson (240) 619-9400 (cell) ‚Äč

Upper Marlboro, MD - After years of poor management and under investment by the private owners, and years of deplorable conditions, code violations, and crime, Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III will give the signal on Wednesday, October 22nd at 12:00 noon to tear down the buildings known as the Glenarden Apartments. The complex sits on 27 acres in the City of Glenarden and includes 49 buildings, with 578 apartment units. "The wait is finally over for the citizens of Glenarden and the surrounding communities!" exclaimed County Executive Baker. "We realize this was once a development of prideful residents however, through the years erosion of the apartments' upkeep, a transient population and crime overshadowed this area with blight. We are now moving forward and paving the way for new growth, new opportunities and new economic investment in this established neighborhood." The demolition event will take place at the site of the Glenarden Apartments, 8405 Hamlin Street, Glenarden, MD 20706. County Executive Baker will be joined by US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) officials, the state delegation from the 24th Legislative District, County Councilmember Andrea Harrison, Glenarden Mayor Dennis Smith and others, to mark the occasion of this anticipated demolition. At the event, County Executive Baker will share the vision and concepts for the new development planned for the site and discuss how it ties into overall redevelopment in Prince George's County. For more information, contact Scott Peterson, Deputy Manager for Communications and Press Secretary for Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III on (240) 619-9400 or Alexis Revis Yeoman, Public Information Officer for the Prince George's County Department of Housing and Community Development on (301) 883-2760.

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RFP for Legal Services

The City of Glenarden has issued a RFP for Legal Services. Please see attached documents for full details.

RFP for Legal Services Ad [view PDF]

RFP for Legal Services (Full) [view PDF]

 

City of Glenarden Ranked #2 for Safest Cities in Maryland

Movoto recently conducted a study on the safest places in Maryland, and the City of Glenarden was part of a three-way tie at second place. This is awesome news! Thanks to the City of Glenarden Police Department for their work in keeping the City of Glenarden safe! For the full list, please click [here].

 

 

President Obama Visits Glenarden's Costco

On January 29, 2014, President Barack Obama visited Costco's in Glenarden's Woodmore Towne Centre to promote his initiative to increase minimum wages. Please read more about his visit to Glenarden here: CBS ARTICLE.

 

 

Glenarden Public Library Presents: Film First Thursdays

In celebration of the PGCMLS's new video streaming service, Hoopla, the Glenarden Branch will show free monthly themed movies featured in Hoopla and their DVD collection. Please see full details and film listings in the flyer attached.

Film First Thursdays [view PDF]

 

Upcoming Tree Trimming Notice

BGE will begin its Tree & Vegetation Management program in 2014.

"Attached are maps depicting the overhead distribution lines in your jurisdiction where BGE contractors will be performing vegetation management during 2014...Affected customers will be notified [by BGE] prior to any work being conducted on their property."

For more information, please visit: http://www.bge.com/safetyreliability/reliability/treetrimming/pages/default.aspx

 

BGE Veg Map 1 [view PDF]

BGE Veg Map 2 [view PDF]

 

 

LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING NOW AVAILABLE

The Glenarden Police Department now offers Live Scan fingerprinting services. Please see flyer for more information.

Live Scan [view PDF]

Live Scan Pre-Application [view PDF]

 

Glenarden Speed Cameras

The current locations of the speed cameras are 3300 and 3400 blocks of Brightseat Road and the 8700 Block of Glenarden Parkway .

 

City of Glenarden Maryland Public Information Act Policy

Please click here for more information on the City of Glenarden Maryland Public Information Act Policy and Fee Schedule.

 

Glenarden Veterans

The City of Glenarden is requesting all veterans contact glenardenveteransm@yahoo.com to have your name added to the Glenarden Veteran Database.

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Meetings

 

  • Glenarden Civic Association meets the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM Lower Level.
     
  • Frost Homeowner’s Association
    Contact Jeff Tucker, President, at (914) 774-6118 for meeting dates.
     
  • Glenarden’s Historical Society
    Contact Laurence Winston, President, at (301) 773-9363 for meeting dates.
     
  • Council Work Session Meeting: 1st Monday of each month
     
  • Council Regular Meeting: 2nd Monday of each month

     

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