The Latest News from Councilman Tom Dernoga's Office: December 2019

December 2, 2019

December Community Partners Meeting

            The Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T) will host a next County Community Partners’ Meeting on Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m at 8400 D’Arcy Road, Forestville MD. Participants will receive updates on ongoing initiatives, learn what’s new with DPW&T and receive valuable information regarding the upcoming snow season. Additionally, you’ll have the opportunity to voice your concerns and share how we can better serve you.

 

Snow Removal

            When a snow emergency is declared, the Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T) is responsible for providing “passable” conditions on a network of more than 1,900 miles of county-maintained roadways to ensure the safety of residents, citizens, and travelers.

            To assist crews, citizens and residents are requested to:

  • Move and keep vehicles off snow emergency routes

  • Park in driveways or other off-road locations

  • Park only on the even-numbered sides of roads/streets

            During a snow and ice event, residents and citizens are asked to wait 24 hours, after the precipitation has stopped, to call 311 or 301-883-4748 to report emergencies or concerns about roadway conditions/snow removal.

 

Volunteer Opportunities at Our Animal Services Facility

            Are you looking for volunteer opportunities? Prince George’s County Animal Services Facility is looking for individuals who have a passion for animals. Volunteer opportunities include adults who want to get involved; students looking to fulfill their community services requirements for graduation; and court ordered community service. Visit our Animal Services Facility at 3750 Brown Station Rd, Upper Marlboro, MD, 20772 or call at 301.780.7220. For more information visit: https://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/2190/Volunteer               

 

Beltsville Development to Watch

            As our community continues to grow, we will keep you updated on upcoming District 1 projects. Please note, once a zoning application has been filed, State Public Ethics law prohibits the Councilmember from discussing the case; however; you may contact Chief of Staff, Michelle García, at mjgarcia@co.pg.md.us with questions, or to request a current listing of the most current Beltsville development projects.

            Please keep in touch by emailing councildistrict1@co.pg.md.us or calling 301.952.3887. Se habla Español. For invitations and community events you would like share with us, please email district1scheduling@co.pg.md.us with details. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @TomDernogaD1.

 

 

Photo Caption: Councilmember Dernoga engaging with High Point High School Principal, Nicole Isley-McClure, at the District 1 College, University, and Trade School Fair.

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