Government

Committee aims to improve census count

May 13, 2019

By MAYA KOEPPEN — In an effort to improve the city’s count in the upcoming 2020 census, on March 18, the mayor and the city council proposed and voted unanimously in favor of the creation of a Complete Count Committee (CCC). According to Mayor Candace Hollingsworth and city council documents, [read more]

2019 City Council Election results

May 7, 2019

The unofficial results of the 2019 Hyattsville City Council elections were announced around 10:45 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7 at the City Building. All three incumbent candidates held on to their seats for another four years. This story will be updated. Mayor Candace Hollingsworth – Winner [read more]

City is first in state to host pop-up voting

May 3, 2019

By KRISSI HUMBARD — Hyattsville wants to make it easy for residents to vote. Over the years, the voting age was lowered to 16, council voted to allow non-citizens to vote in city elections, and this year, city staff is hosting pop-up voting polls to attempt to reach more residents. The city will [read more]

Watch the Replay: 2019 Candidate Forum

April 27, 2019

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — On April 24, the Hyattsville Life & Times hosted the 2019 Hyattsville City Council Candidate Forum, which brought together both candidates running for mayor and all 11 of the candidates running for Hyattsville City Council seats. The 2019 Candidate Forum is available for [read more]

Hyattsville’s 2020 vision comes into focus

April 22, 2019

By BEN SIMASEK — For the first time in nine years, Hyattsville has proposed a balanced budget. In fiscal year (FY) 2020, the city’s total projected revenues of $20.726 million cover $20.724 million in proposed spending. Beyond tapping into revenues collected through taxes and fees, city staff [read more]

2019 City Council Candidates Guide

April 12, 2019

It’s election season in Hyattsville! Election Day is coming up Tuesday, May 7. Residents will vote for mayor and one councilmember from each of the five wards. This year, there are 13 residents in the running. Get to know a little bit more about the candidates with this guide. And be sure to [read more]

City of Hyattsville 2019 voting guide

April 12, 2019

Residents are eligible to vote in City of Hyattsville elections if they are at least 16 years of age; have been a resident of the city for at least 30 days; do not claim the right to vote elsewhere in the United States; and have not been found by a court to be unable to communicate a desire to [read more]

City begins roll out of new residential parking permits

April 9, 2019

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The City of Hyattsville has updated its residential parking zone program. The update has been in the works since 2013 when the city evaluated its residential parking program. As of April, the city’s Residential Parking Ordinance requires residents and guests to have a [read more]
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