Agenda – October 10, 2019

Agenda Times & Topics are subject to change.  Draft minutes of the September 12, 2019 NCPCA meeting will be distributed at the meeting as well as posted on the NCPCA website.

7:30 – Pledge of Allegiance.

7:35 – Call to Order and urgent announcements regarding conduct of meeting, followed by motion to approve the agenda with any changes.

7:40 – Presentation by Elaine Ellis Center.

7:50 – Candidates Forum – In preparation for the November 5 Mayor and City Councilmember election, NCPCA’s forum committee has invited all District 1 and 4 candidates as well as Mayoral candidates to participate in a forum.  Candidates will be asked questions provided prior to the forum and given limited time to respond.  The forum will be broadcast live on the City’s cable channels (FiOS channel 25; Xfinity channel 71) and streamed over the City’s website at It will be recorded and available at the City’s website within 1-3 business days.

9:15 – Approval of minutes and New Business by motion of members, followed by a call for new topics for discussion for discussion at our next meeting.

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Regular Meeting on September 12, 2019

North College Park Community Association
September 12, 2019 – Regular Meeting at Davis Hall

Attendance included Councilmember Fazlul Kabir; Guests: Terri Schum, Director of College Park Planning and Economic Development; Eugene Jones, Residents for a Better Beltsville; Elya Nassaj, staff liaison of P.G. Councilmember Dernoga. 26 members and guests were in attendance.

Meeting. Called to order at 7:32 pm.

Agenda. Approved.

July 11 Minutes. Approved without amendment.

North College Park Planning Update. Terri Schum provided updates about planning for Hollywood Streetscape project; Hollywood Dog Park; Duvall Field reconstruction; and also provided an update about construction of Hollywood Gateway Park. Ms. Schum noted that the park should be completed in the next couple of months.

NCPCA Candidate Forum. A committee was formed to determine the date and format of a forum for City election candidates. Lisa Ealley, Arelis Perez and Dylan Burns were appointed to the Committee.

Quality of Life. Approximately 15 ideas were discussed to enhance City services and improve the health and welfare of our neighborhoods. No ideas were endorsed or prioritized.

City Bond Bill. President Mary Cook reported that the NCPCA letter was sent, and she provided a recap of the recent City Council meeting in which Mayor and Council voted to proceed with sale of bonds for financing construction of the new City Hall.

Treasurer’s Report. Treasurer Jordan Schakner reported $1,008.79. Two new members and 1 renewal were recorded.

NCPCA Website. Vice President Carol Macknis provided an update about NCPCA archives and efforts to document processes and improve function of the NCPCA website with recent NCPCA correspondence..

Meeting Adjourned: 9:22 pm.