Government

Hyattsville City Council works on regulating rates for renters

November 15, 2017

BY HARRISON CANN — With a growing Hyattsville population and more development projects on the horizon, Hyattsville City Council is preparing an ordinance to protect renters from increasing rent prices. According to a memo from the July 17 council meeting, the rent stabilization and renter [read more]

City council approves $80,000 for National Fitness Campaign

November 15, 2017

BY BREANNA BELL — In a unanimous decision, Hyattsville’s city council voted during their Oct. 16 meeting to approve the amendments to the 2018 budget appropriating $80,000 for a fitness court as part of the city’s partnership with the National Fitness Campaign. The city’s decision comes [read more]

BREAKING NEWS: Hyattsville mayor to run for County Council

November 1, 2017

Updated 11/1 at 8 p.m. BY ROSANNA WEAVER — Hyattsville Mayor Candace B. Hollingsworth announced her plans Nov. 1 to run for a seat on the Prince George’s County Council representing District 2. “I love my city and I’ve loved this job,” Hollingsworth said, in a video announcing her [read more]

HCPD adds four officers to its ranks

October 20, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The Hyattsville City Police Department has grown again. Four recruits graduated from the Prince George’s Municipal Police Academy last week and were sworn in as city police officers Wednesday, Oct. 18, at noon. This was one of the largest groups to graduate and be sworn [read more]

City police add electric car, motorcycle to fleet

October 18, 2017

BY HOLLY BREVIG — The Hyattsville City Police Department (HCPD) has added a Chevrolet Bolt electric car and a Zero electric motorcycle to its fleet. “Now, this is not a unique idea,” said HCPD Sgt. Hartnett. “There are police departments across the country that have taken in [read more]

Public Notice: Transportation Study Meetings

October 12, 2017

The City of Hyattsville is launching a study to develop the Hyattsville Transportation Plan. This plan will help the city improve existing transportation infrastructure, carry out new projects, and determine priorities for the next 20 years. The city’s Departments of Public Works and Zoning and [read more]

Poll: Hyattsville transportation study

September 29, 2017

The City of Hyattsville is launching a study to improve existing transportation infrastructure over the next 20 years. What do you think should be the city’s top transportation priority? Expand residential-parking districts Expand parking in commercial districts Improve walkability of the [read more]
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