City Government Links
City of College Park main site – Everything College Park government-related.
Council Meeting Videos – City Council meetings and work sessions are generally held Tuesday evenings at 7:30 PM. You can watch the live meetings here, or review previous meetings. Meeting recordings are usually available by Thursday or Friday afternoon.
Council Meeting Packets – This is the information provided to council members before each meeting, with the exception of last-minute (AKA “Red Folder”) items. New packets are made available to the public on Friday afternoons, but are sometimes delayed until the Monday before the meeting.
City Budget – Where does all the money go? Your guess is as good as ours, but here is everything you could ever hope to find out about it.
MD State & Prince George’s County Links
Prince George’s County Council Meetings – The Prince George’s County Council meets every two weeks to discuss matters pertaining to the County government, you can watch these meetings as they are streamed live, or you can view them at a later time. The County Council also doubles as the District Council, and those meetings are available here, as well as Economic Development discussions, and Budget and Zoning hearings.
SDAT Business Entity Search – State of Maryland business entity information.
Real Property Search – State of Maryland link to property records. Useful for finding assessment values, or house transfer histories.
Tax Record Inquiry – Find recent tax records and pay your bills here.
Pets Held at Animal Shelter – Search animals currently held at the PG Animal Shelter
News and Information
The Diamondback – The University of Maryland’s own “local paper”. Interesting take on events, from a student perspective. The “Comments” sections are a free-for-all, so enter at your own risk!
The Sentinel – Local newspaper. This is one of the main “go-to” local papers for public notices (auctions, foreclosures, government bids, etc.).