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One day left... Census operations officially end October 15. North Brentwood’s response rate is 75%, 4% higher than the Maryland average. Thank you for participating! Read more, below, about how to take the Census!

Petrella Robinson and other Maryland Black Mayors speak about Census 2020 in video

Census 2020 Video from MBM


Maryland Black Mayors, Inc. recorded a video encouraging citizens to complete the 2020 Census.


Mayor Petrella Robinson (a MBM Board Representative) and Mayors from Mount Rainier, Colmar Manor, Capitol Heights, and Fairmount Heights explain the importance of Census data collection to ultimately provide the services citizens need.


*If you have trouble downloading and viewing this video, it is also posted on Facebook.

Do It Today!!! Be Counted!!! 

Census takers are coming to homes of those who have not completed the Census.

The 2020 census impacts Maryland by determining our representation in Congress and local legislative districts. Census data is also used to decide funding for:


•  Vital programs and services

•  Economic development

•  School construction

•  Transportation projects

•  Public health, safety and emergency planning


>Info flyer


Town of North Brentwood Election Results


The Maryland State Board of Elections announced at least 270 ballot drop boxes will be deployed statewide for the 2020 General Election, a significant increase from the 2020 Primary Election. Delivery of ballot drop boxes to local boards of elections will begin the week of Sept. 28.

The Board encourages citizens to apply to serve as election judges at elections.maryland.gov and earn a stipend of up to $300. Governor Hogan is allowing State employees to earn 16 hours’ administrative leave to serve as election workers; county governments are encouraged to do the same. Social distancing will be in place, and personal protective equipment, to safeguard election workers and voters at in-person voting locations
More Ballot Drop Boxes for General Election

The Maryland State Board of Elections announced at least 270 ballot drop boxes will be deployed statewide for the 2020 General Election, a significant increase from the 2020 Primary Election. Delivery of ballot drop boxes to local boards of elections will begin the week of Sept. 28.

The Board encourages citizens to apply to serve as election judges at elections.maryland.gov and earn a stipend of up to $300. Governor Hogan is allowing State employees to earn 16 hours’ administrative leave to serve as election workers; county governments are encouraged to do the same. Social distancing will be in place, and personal protective equipment, to safeguard election workers and voters at in-person voting locations
More Ballot Drop Boxes for General Election

The Maryland State Board of Elections announced at least 270 ballot drop boxes will be deployed statewide for the 2020 General Election, a significant increase from the 2020 Primary Election. Delivery of ballot drop boxes to local boards of elections will begin the week of Sept. 28.

The Board encourages citizens to apply to serve as election judges at elections.maryland.gov and earn a stipend of up to $300. Governor Hogan is allowing State employees to earn 16 hours’ administrative leave to serve as election workers; county governments are encouraged to do the same. Social distancing will be in place, and personal protective equipment, to safeguard election workers and voters at in-person voting locations
More Ballot Drop Boxes for General Election
The Maryland State Board of Elections announced at least 270 ballot drop boxes will be deployed statewide for the 2020 General Election, a significant increase from the 2020 Primary Election. Delivery of ballot drop boxes to local boards of elections will begin the week of Sept. 28.
The Board encourages citizens to apply to serve as election judges at elections.maryland.gov and earn a stipend of up to $300. Governor Hogan is allowing State employees to earn 16 hours’ administrative leave to serve as election workers; county governments are encouraged to do the same. Social distancing will be in place, and personal protective equipment, to safeguard election workers and voters at in-person voting locations

Congratulations to Charles Wiley, winner of the Ward I Council Seat and to Evan Dame, winner of Ward III.


More Ballot Drop Boxes for General Election


The Maryland State Board of Elections announced at least 270 ballot drop boxes will be deployed statewide for the 2020 General Election, a significant increase from the 2020 Primary Election. Delivery of ballot drop boxes to local boards of elections will begin the week of Sept. 28.

The Board encourages citizens to apply to serve as election judges at elections.maryland.gov and earn a stipend of up to $300. Governor Hogan is allowing State employees to earn 16 hours’ administrative leave to serve as election workers; county governments are encouraged to do the same. Social distancing will be in place, and personal protective equipment, to safeguard election workers and voters at in-person voting locations
More Ballot Drop Boxes for General Election

The Maryland State Board of Elections announced at least 270 ballot drop boxes will be deployed statewide for the 2020 General Election, a significant increase from the 2020 Primary Election. Delivery of ballot drop boxes to local boards of elections will begin the week of Sept. 28.

The Board encourages citizens to apply to serve as election judges at elections.maryland.gov and earn a stipend of up to $300. Governor Hogan is allowing State employees to earn 16 hours’ administrative leave to serve as election workers; county governments are encouraged to do the same. Social distancing will be in place, and personal protective equipment, to safeguard election workers and voters at in-person voting locations
More Ballot Drop Boxes for General Election

The Maryland State Board of Elections announced at least 270 ballot drop boxes will be deployed statewide for the 2020 General Election, a significant increase from the 2020 Primary Election. Delivery of ballot drop boxes to local boards of elections will begin the week of Sept. 28.

The Board encourages citizens to apply to serve as election judges at elections.maryland.gov and earn a stipend of up to $300. Governor Hogan is allowing State employees to earn 16 hours’ administrative leave to serve as election workers; county governments are encouraged to do the same. Social distancing will be in place, and personal protective equipment, to safeguard election workers and voters at in-person voting locations
More Ballot Drop Boxes for General Election
The Maryland State Board of Elections announced at least 270 ballot drop boxes will be deployed statewide for the 2020 General Election, a significant increase from the 2020 Primary Election. Delivery of ballot drop boxes to local boards of elections will begin the week of Sept. 28.
The Board encourages citizens to apply to serve as election judges at elections.maryland.gov and earn a stipend of up to $300. Governor Hogan is allowing State employees to earn 16 hours’ administrative leave to serve as election workers; county governments are encouraged to do the same. Social distancing will be in place, and personal protective equipment, to safeguard election workers and voters at in-person voting locations


The MD State Board of Elections will deploy at least 270 ballot drop boxes statewide for the 2020 General Election, a significant increase from the Primary Election. Delivery of ballot drop boxes to local boards of elections began the week of Sept. 28.

The Board encourages citizens to apply to serve as election judges at elections.maryland.gov and earn a stipend of up to $300. Governor Hogan is allowing State employees to earn 16 hours’ administrative leave to serve as election workers; county governments are encouraged to do the same. Social distancing will be in place, and personal protective equipment, to safeguard election workers and voters at in-person voting locations.
Ward I  Charles Wiley  81      Ward III  Evan Dame  79
Ward I  Charles Wiley  81      Ward III  Evan Dame  79

Town Meetings

Mayor & Town Council Meetings

1st & 3rd Mondays | 7:30 PM | ZOOM/Call-in Meeting


Oct 19 and Nov 2 - To ensure everyone's safety during COVID-19, these are ZOOM meetings. Login info is on the agenda.


However, we will have someone on the dedicated telephone line (774.267.2052) to ensure all persons can be directed to the Zoom meeting / or new Zoom telephone number. 


Please attend to learn what is going on in North Brentwood and surrounding communities!


> Oct 19 Meeting Agenda


Look for meetings info here, on Facebook, the community channel, and on our office door. We'll also contact the phone tree.


In the News

Read the wusa9.com article highlighting our very own Councilman Wiley. The profile is about his upcoming Route 1 Pathway towards Unity March to Washington.

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COVID-19 Updates

 

Stay Home, wash hands frequently, wear a mask, practice social distancing, and use safe hygiene even at home.

Grab 'N Go Meals: Oct 7 & Oct 21. Packaged meals for seniors / those with disabilities. Learn about locations and sign up!
> Download flier (English) / Spanish

Contact tracing. To slow the spread of COVID-19, you may receive a call from a contact tracer (if you've been in close contact with someone who tested positive):

  • All info you share with a contact tracer is confidential.
  • You may be asked to self-quarantine for 14 days.
  • You may be asked to monitor your health and watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Seek medical care if symptoms worsen or become severe.
  • Be aware of scammers. Legitimate contact tracers do not ask for Medicare numbers or financial info. If a caller asks for personal info, hang up and report it to 1-800-MEDICARE.

School immunizations. Although PGCPS is currently doing distance learning, students must meet state immunization requirements. Especially during the pandemic (and flu season), this is essential for maintaining health. PGCPS is hosting free clinics at some school sites to help families meet immunization requirements.


These services are offered in collaboration with the Prince George’s County Health Department and the Maryland Partnership for Prevention. Immunizations are offered by appointment only, to adhere to social distancing guidelines; masks are required. Temperatures will be taken upon arrival. They will also offer dental services and flu shots for your convenience.

> Get info about immunization clinics

Resources for tenants.
 Community Legal Services of Prince George's County shares resources about tenants' and consumers' rights and where to go for help.
> Get the info


Utility Shut-Off Moratorium extended to Nov 15. Beginning Oct 1, utility providers may begin to issue notices to residents (behind on payments) that utilities may be shut off starting Nov 15. However, some companies, like WSSC Water, announced they are not performing shut-offs. Also, if residents are enrolled in an assistance program (every company offerings these), a utility company (by law) may not shut-off utilities even after Nov 15.

>More info and State resources: www.psc.state.md.us

 

WSSC Water and Pepco Resources: Our utility companies stated they support our residents during these very difficult times, with re-payment options, waiving some fees, assistance programs, and more. In addition to the above info about the moratorium, below are links for residents needing to enroll in an assistance program:

>WSSC Water: http://wsscwater.com/heretohelp

>Pepco: https://bit.ly/2EUPzfr


Call 811 before you dig. We're all staying home and homeowners are planting trees, shrubs, flowers and doing other work on their properties. With this increased activity, underground utilities are inadvertently damaged. It's vital to contact Miss Utility before, and while, excavating on your property. Doing so ensures public safety, which is especially critical during COVID-19.
>Get more info
 
(English) / (Spanish)

 

Beginning April 6, EmployPg Relief Fund began distributing $200 Visa Cards for those unemployed. To check your qualification and other info go to https://www.employpg.org/covid19/


COVID-19 Testing Hotline 301.883.6672


Volunteers will pickup groceries and prescription medicine for the elderly 9am - 6pm daily. Call 240.781.6586.


COVID: What You Need to Know > Info flyer 1 / Info flyer 2


Town of North Brentwood Summer Reading program
Emergencies & COVID 19

Mayor's COVID-19 Latest Statement

Town office closed until further notice


We are actively working with Prince George's County, the State and other towns to monitor the presence of COVID-19 in our area, and to keep abreast of necessary actions to be taken to prevent the spread of this virus.


  • Town offices are closed to public until further notice

  • MNCPPC buildings are closed until further notice


* We need your info: please provide the Town Office with your email address (send an email to info@northbrentwood.com) and send us a completed, updated Emergency Contact Info Form

so we can respond quickly during emergencies.


If you are not on the Town's phone tree, call 301.699.9699 to add your contact info. An updated statement from the Mayor and other important info links are below:


> Mayor's full statement to Town of North Brentwood

> Employ Prince George's open for job seekers/employers

> Unemployment benefits COVID-19 FAQs

> Food distribution every Saturday in North Brentwood

> Internet Essentials for low-income households


> Latino TeleTown Hall with County Executive Alsobrooks (and other local politicians) about Governor's COVID 19 response:

Spanish version / English version


Charter Amendment & Civil Emergency Ordinance


Charter Amendment Resolution No. 02-2020 was approved at the Emergency Town Meeting held on April 2, 2020. The amendment amends the charter of the Town concerning constraints and modification of certain provisions of the charter relating to the conduct of registration/nominations and elections during a declared emergency.

> Read Charter Amendment Resolution No. 02-2020

 

Also passed, was the Emergency Ordinance 2020-01 declaring a “Civil Emergency” in the Town and to adhere to all state regulations. This ordinance also gives special powers to the Mayor and Council during that time.

> Read Emergency Ordinance 2020-01


The Mayor issued an emergency proclamation modifying certain essential employee salaries.

> Read Mayoral Proclamation No 2020-02


Bridging the Brentwoods
A March for the Movement

On June 23, 2020, Brentwood and North Brentwood joined the Prince George's African American Museum and Culture Center (PGAAMCC), and the PG chapter of NAACP, to rally and march in solidarity, while social distancing.

>Read the Towns' joint BLM Proclamation

that the towns stand together to assure that all have the right to live in dignity, respect, and peace and,
IT IS FURTHER PROCLAIMED that we urge all to rededicate themselves to the principles of justice and equality for all.


Memorial Day 2020

Citizens gathered (using social distancing) to join the Mayor, Town Council and other elected officials for the Town of North Brentwood's annual Memorial Day program


North Brentwood Day 2019

Below are a few photos from the Town's annual celebration with music, dancing, food, auctions, prizes, and more. View more pics: https://townofnorthbrentwood.shutterfly.com

Mayor Petrella Robinson
Welcome to the Town of North Brentwood's website! We are excited about our online services, to better update citizens - and encourage an open dialogue about the best ways to keep North Brentwood the kind of town we know it to be: warm, friendly and a place where neighbors genuinely care about one another. 

For time-sensitive news, please visit and 'like' our Facebook page.

Neighborhood Issues? Suggestions? 

Submit your ideas to Mayor Robinson:

Summer Fun Learning Program Success!


Pictured: 2019 participants. A record 20 children attended. They visited the National Health and Medicine Museum, in Silver Spring, for STEM education. 


Opportunities!
for Town of North Brentwood Citizens

The Town of North Brentwood, Fairmount Heights, and Colmar Manor are looking for a town manager. The town manager will work Monday-Friday, 2 days @North Brentwood, 2 days @ Fairmount Heights and 1 day @ Colmar Manor. Must have reliable transportation. Work in an office environment.

The candidate must have Bachelor Degree or degree in public or business administration or a related field or equivalent experience (four years) plus 4 years working in a municipal , state, county or local government environment. Must have managerial experience.
This job offers a good salary, excellent working conditions and networking environment. This is a two-year position. Please send resume with references to cityclerk@northbrentwood.com by closing date October 1, 2017.
On August 19 (11am to 3pm) free immunization clinics will be held at the Beltway Plaza, in Greenbelt and at The Shops at Iverson, in Suitland. PGCPS will also provide free immunizations at
the annual Back‐to‐school Fair at Prince George’s Stadium on Saturday, August 26. Immunization requirements have changed this year; for more information, visit: www.pgcps.org/immuniza��on/.

The Green Team Needs You!

We're seeking Sustainable Maryland program certification. It saves money and improves residents' lives through sustainability education and programs (e.g., storm water management and community gardens). The Green Team represents the diversity of the community, join today! Contact Town Manager Jacqueline Goodall by phone 301.699.9699 or by email.


College Readiness

The Center for School, College and Career Resources shared Learn How to Become's helpful guide for choosing colleges.

Weatherization Grant for Residents
No-cost weatherization upgrades are available through the BlockChain Frontiers Foundation. Income restrictions.

Housing Rehab Assistance
PG County residents seeking 0% interest home improvement loans should check out this program! Income limitations apply.
Homestead Credit Property Tax
Did you apply for the Homestead Tax Credit? This program is open to MD homeowners of all ages. For info, and to determine your eligibility, please visit dat.maryland.gov/homeowners or call 410.757.4433.
Homestead Credit Property Tax
Did you apply for the Homestead Tax Credit? This program is open to MD homeowners of all ages. For info, and to determine your eligibility, please visit dat.maryland.gov/homeowners or call 410.757.4433.

Homestead Property Tax Credit
Program limits property tax depending on income. For info, visit dat.maryland.gov/homeowners or call 410.757.4433.


Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program?
The Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program (HCVHP) uses a voucher subsidy, that once helped families pay rent to a landlord, to now be used to help first-time buyers to purchase their own homes. Those interested in participating must be current participants of HCVP and in good standing.
Eligibility requirements for participation include:
• Must be a first time homebuyer (or not having owned a home during the last 3 years)
• Good rental payment history
• Consistent employment history for last 2 years*
• Minimum annual income of $30,000*
• Minimum credit score of 620
*No employment/income requirements for disabled/elderly.
Contact: Carolyn Floyd, Homeownership Specialist, CEFloyd@co.pg.md.us or call 301.883.5485.
Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program?
The Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program (HCVHP) uses a voucher subsidy, that once helped families pay rent to a landlord, to now be used to help first-time buyers to purchase their own homes. Those interested in participating must be current participants of HCVP and in good standing.
Eligibility requirements for participation include:
• Must be a first time homebuyer (or not having owned a home during the last 3 years)
• Good rental payment history
• Consistent employment history for last 2 years*
• Minimum annual income of $30,000*
• Minimum credit score of 620
*No employment/income requirements for disabled/elderly.
Contact: Carolyn Floyd, Homeownership Specialist, CEFloyd@co.pg.md.us or call 301.883.5485.
Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program?
The Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Program (HCVHP) uses a voucher subsidy, that once helped families pay rent to a landlord, to now be used to help first-time buyers to purchase their own homes. Those interested in participating must be current participants of HCVP and in good standing.
Eligibility requirements for participation include:
• Must be a first time homebuyer (or not having owned a home during the last 3 years)
• Good rental payment history
• Consistent employment history for last 2 years*
• Minimum annual income of $30,000*
• Minimum credit score of 620
*No employment/income requirements for disabled/elderly.
Contact: Carolyn Floyd, Homeownership Specialist, CEFloyd@co.pg.md.us or call 301.883.5485.

Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership

HCVH program's voucher subsidy helps first-time buyers. Must be current HCVHP participant in good standing. For eligibility, contact: Carolyn Floyd, Homeownership Specialist, CEFloyd@co.pg.md.us or call 301.883.5485.


Mayor Featured in Essence Magazine!

Petrella Robinson #83 on List of 'Woke 100 Women' to Highlight Black Women as Change-Agents


Essence cites Mayor Robinson as saying (on the benefit of having a strong network of Black women mayors): “We’ve always been strong, and we’re getting stronger. We can make a powerful change like our ancestors did. The more women who come out and do what they’re doing, the more we can keep our families together.”


Congrats to Mayor Robinson! MD mayors are also represented by Catherine Pugh (Baltimore); Tracy Gant (Town of Edmonston); Sadarra Barrow (Town of Colmar Manor); and Takiesha James (Town of Bladensburg)! 

Read the article:

New Awning!

Municipal Center Entrance Enhancement


Come check out the new awning installed over the North Brentwood Municipal Center doorway. The awning was part of the approved FY17 Town budget. It looks great!


Preservation Grant Award:
Renovation Funds!
Show your North Brentwood holiday spirit! Prizes will be awarded based on the appearance, workmanship and originality of decorations. Please turn on outside lights by 5 pm. < Event flyer

Congratulations to the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation (HCDC) in conjunction with the Town of North Brentwood - for receiving a $50,000 African American Heritage Preservation grant. The grant was awarded by the State of Maryland Historic Preservation and Historic Trust to renovate Sis's Tavern/Baby Dees in North Brentwood, MD.

> Read about the details

Pictured: Historic Preservation and Historic Trust members; Mayor Robinson; Stuart Eisenberg (Executive Director of HCDC: and Maryland Lt. Governor Rutherford.