Welcome to Glenarden

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.

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2018 National Summer Food Service Program

Once again, Judge Sylvania  Woods Elementary School will be a site for the National Summer Food Service Program sponsored by the US. Department of Arigculture. The program will run from July 2, 2018  to August 10, 2018. Breakfast will be served from 9:15...

Budget Hearing FY19

The Mayor’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 will be presented at the Budget Hearing on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 6:30 PM located at the James R. Cousins Municipal Center (Lower Level). Click to view the Agenda.

Our Community

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.

Our History & Legacy

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.

Police Department

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.

Trash & Recycling

Monday – Yard Waste Only
Wednesday – Regular Trash & Recycling
Saturday – Regular Trash & Bulk Removal

Please Note: Only (3) three items per household for bulk removal

Agendas & Minutes

For more information, contact the City Council Clerk


We are taking a creative and innovative approach to branding the City as a growing and livable community.

If you like what we are doing and want to know more

James R. Cousins, Jr., Municipal Center
8600 Glenarden Parkway
Glenarden, MD 20706 – 1522

phone: (301) 773-2100
fax: (301) 773-4388


Edward Estes, Mayor

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