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From the Office of Council Member Tom Dernoga December 2022

Updated: Dec 19, 2022


Route 1 Land Redevelopment Study


Route 1 Land Redevelopment Study Map

The Prince George's County Planning Department recently awarded a consultant contract for the Route 1 Land Development Study in Beltsville to Smart Growth America and the Neighborhood Design Center. This study looks at the Subregion 1 Plan area along the Route 1 Corridor boundary from Quimby Avenue to Sunnyside Avenue, adjacent to the Beltsville Agricultural Research Center and the immediate surrounding neighborhoods, to develop a strategy that brings in various partners to formulate and consider how to develop sustaining relationships that realize the vision set forth in the Subregion I Plan for this area, with the focus of bringing about coordination among the commercial and industrial uses with the surrounding neighborhoods. This coordinated effort ultimately focuses on improving the visual appearance of the area and ensuring a pedestrian-friendly environment that is a safe and enjoyable place to walk.

The Study will bring together experts across various disciplines to focus on: Neighborhood Revitalization, Real Estate Development, Complete Streets, Design Guidelines. It will also engage local stakeholders to create recommendations for future development that align with the Approved Masterplan and Sectional Map Amendment for Subregion 1. There is a project webpage that has more information about the project including a map of the study area, upcoming meetings and events, and a link to a community survey.

Commercial Stakeholder meeting December 1st, 2022 https://bit.ly/Route1Study_Dec1

Community Stakeholder meeting December 7th, 2022 https://bit.ly/Route1Study_Dec7


Senior Holiday Concert

The District 1 Team at the T-Day event in 2021. From left to right: Councilmember Tom Dernoga; Chief of Staff, Michelle García; Office Manager, Carolyn Brosch; Constituent Services Aides, Jerri Jones, Mary Cook; and Paige Goldscher.

Celebrate the holiday season and enjoy a concert featuring the sounds of Jim Hession's Black Tie Ensemble, featuring vocalists Angela Bass and Tyrone Arwood.



Join M-NCPPC and the Department of Parks and Recreation on Thursday, December 15, 2022, from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM; doors open at 10:15 AM. There is a fee of $15 for residents and $20 for non-residents. Seniors ages 60 & better are welcome. The event will be held at Laurel-Beltsville Senior Activity Center at 7120 Contee Road, Laurel 20707.

Register today at https://bit.ly/SeniorHolidayConcert22. Ticket Code: SPD-SPEC-GA-20221215


Contact Us

Please keep in touch. Email us at councildistrict1@co.pg.md.us or call 301.952.3887. Se habla Español. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @TomDernogaD1


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