Welcome to Glenarden
The James R. Cousins, Jr. Municipal Building is now opened to the public, upon entering all visitors are required to:
Wear a mask (if mask is unavailable one will be provided) | Check temperature | Sanitize hands & check-in at the front desk.
All visitors must use the Administrative Entrance Door unless the visitor has a physical disability and unable to walk up a flight of stairs. Visitors prohibited, due to disabilities, may use the “Employee Entrance” however must call 301-773-2100 upon arrival.
All essential city services are ongoing. Phones are answered during regular business hours, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm.
City of Glenarden Cable Station Airing
Tune into Verizon Channel 16 & Comcast Channel 71 for news & updates.
Be sure to call 301-773-2100 and press option 1 for the latest update of meetings & upcoming events.
MLK Community Peace Gathering Photo Gallery –
January 17, 2022
The fingerprinting office will be closed from Monday, December 20 – Monday, December 27, 2021. Services will resume on Tuesday, December 28, 2021.
Visit the Community Resources Page
for Re-Opening Plans, Development,
Zoning & Redistricting Updates,
COVID-19 information and more.
01/12/22 - UPDATE: Flag Status Alert: United States Flag and Maryland Flag will be at Half-Staff President Joseph R. Biden ordered the United States Flag be lowered to Half-staff from midnight tonight until sunset tomorrow, Thursday, January 13, 2022. This is the day...read more
This year, Marylander’s Fourth Graders are asked to focus on Celebrating the Soul of Maryland. Specifically, looking at their city/town or community and identifying what makes it special. The Engagement and Outreach Committee looks forward to seeing what these...read more
Mayor Cross New Year’s Letter English (PDF) Mayor Cross New Year’s Letter Spanish...read more
Click to view past Council Meetings & Sessions – please be advised, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, all meetings and sessions will be held virtually until further notice.
Topic: Executive Session (Closed) (Virtual) - Thursday, January 13, 2022 Date/Time: Tuesday, January 13, 2022 at 6:00PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85041834365?pwd=c2w2dmlwcWZibTg4bnVzaldqZHg5QT09 Meeting ID: 850 4183 4365...read more
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STATE OF MARYLAND & PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY UPDATES
Return to In-Person Learning: Health and Safety Updates Dear Prince George’s County Public Schools Community, As we prepare to resume in-person learning on Tuesday, January 18, I want to express my appreciation to all of you for your understanding and flexibility over...
State of Maryland COVID-19 Testing Sites The Maryland Department of Health is opening or expanding COVID-19 testing sites across the State. There are three sites opening/expanding in Prince George’s County starting today, January 10, no appointment needed: UM...
Prince George’s County Updates: Countywide Vaccination Clinics, COVID-19 School Guidelines, Free Rapid Testing Kits & more
Countywide Vaccination Clinics With several clinics throughout the County, there should be one that fits your needs. See link here for locations and times. COVID-19 Schools Update Quarantine Guidelines Prince George’s County Public Schools has released updated...
A City On The Move
Glenarden, Maryland, A City on the Move, is a vibrant, growing, municipality with new residential communities, new businesses and new projects all connecting within the framework of our strategically placed location between major highways, commercial business hubs, and local transportation. Whether on the hunt for a new home, seeking some filling food and drink, or for some retail therapy – you are sure to find it close to everything you need in Glenarden. It’s easy to see why so many residents and businesses call Glenarden home. The links above will provide resources to help you live, work and play in Glenarden. And for those wanting to know how this all got started, take a glimpse back at Glenarden’s dynamic history as told through the eyes of its longtime residents and businesses, view our YesterYears video collection.
Restoring Our Community
Our focus is on restoring a more positive opinion of the City’s image from the citizens, business owners, as well as, local, county and state officials; and developing strategic initiatives to promote the growth and legacy of our historic City.
A More Efficient Government
Our focus is on restoring a positive and uplifting image of our City; re-establishing a more accountable and productive administration for our residents and City Council; and addressing the City’s budget with more integrity.
Our focus is on creating a new Economic Development Plan; establishing a public-private partnership with businesses in Glenarden; creating job opportunities for citizens and moving up the socio-economic ladder.
City Services & Projects
Together, with the support of the City Council and citizens, our focus is on developing a long range plan to improve the city’s infrastructure for everyone.
The City of Glenarden strives to maintain this website with the most current information available about city government and services. If you would like more information, have questions about what you’ve found on this website, or if you can’t find what you are looking for, please contact one of the City of Glenarden government offices.
Glenarden’s motto, “A City on the Move” has been steadily venturing beyond its humble beginnings to a vibrant and desirable place for retail and residential roots. Glenarden’s housing inventory includes classic bungalows, brick traditionals, new townhomes and single family homes with all the modern amenities and technology for today’s lifestyles.
Our Police Department is constantly looking for ways to improve our crime prevention procedures by providing a safe community for our residents. We encourage the community to give us feedback on how to service you better.
Monday – Yard Waste Only Wednesday – Regular Trash & Recycling Saturday – Regular Trash & Bulk Removal *Please Note: Only (3) three items per household for bulk removal
Cashenna A. Cross, Mayor
“Move the Mission Forward”
The municipal offices are closed for these observed holidays:
- New Year’s Day;
- Martin Luther King Day;
- President’s Day;
- Memorial Day;
- Independence Day;
- Labor Day;
- Columbus Day;
- Veteran’s Day;
- Thanksgiving Day;
- Christmas Day;
- Election Day (Town, State & Federal)
- Presidential Inauguration Day