SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL UPPER LEVEL
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES
Veronica Owens, Assistant City Manager
Samantha Olatunji, Economic Development Director
The Mayor and City Council invite and welcome comments at public meetings. The Mayor or presiding officer will recognize you. Please introduce yourself at the podium (spelling your last name, for recording purposes) and give the name of your street and block number (e.g., 4300 block of 34th St.). Time limits for speaking are indicated on the meeting agenda.
While speaking, please maintain a courteous tone and avoid personal attacks.
If you wish to lodge a complaint about the performance or conduct of any City employee, please bring your concern to the attention of the City Manager, who will look into the matter and respond to you.
As a courtesy to other residents and businesses, the Council requests that speakers not use specific addresses or names of individuals when describing a situation or making a complaint. Noting the block is preferred over a specific address.
Code enforcement and public safety issues should first be brought to the attention of the appropriate department and/or one of your Council members.
Please Note: Pursuant to the Annotated Code of Maryland, State Government Article Section 10-508(a), the Council by majority vote may retire to executive or closed session at any time during the meeting. Should the Council retire to executive or closed session the chair will announce the reasons and a report will be issued at a future meeting disclosing the reasons for such session.
Prince George’s State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks will be in attendance at the regular meeting of the Mayor and Council on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 7:00pm. Attorney Alsobrooks will provide an update on activities and efforts that her office is engaged in to assist the Mount Rainier Police Department in ensuring that our community continues to be one of the safest in the county.
The Prince George’s County Redevelopment Authority will present to the Mayor and Council of Mount Rainier an update on the development and progress of the proposed NetZero House which will be built on what is now a vacant lot in the 3700 bloc of 34th Street. Please come and learn exciting information about this upcoming project at the regularly scheduled work session of the Mayor and Council on September 16, 2014 at 7:00pm.
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission will present to the Mayor and Council an update and briefing on the Architectural Conservation Plan (ACP) and the Architectural Conservation Overlay Zone. For more information go to:
Prince George‘s County Health Department Division of Environmental Health Precautionary Water Advisory for Food Service Establishments
For immediate release:
9/3/2014 7:00:00 AM
The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission has issued a precautionary BOIL WATER ADVISORY for Hyattsville, Bladensburg, Mt. Rainier, Cheverly, Chillum, Edmonston, Landover Hills, Glen Arden, Fairmount Heights, Seat Pleasant and Brentwood. It is anticipated to last 2 days.
During the Advisory:
- Do not serve or consume water, or ice and drinks made with tap water that have not been properly disinfected. It is recommended that BOTTLED WATER BE SERVED and used when making drinks for patrons of food service establishments or to residences of nursing homes. It is recommended that ice be purchased from an approved source.
- Do not wash food that is to be served raw with water that has not been properly disinfected.
- Disinfect water for the possible presence of harmful bacteria or other harmful micro organisms by one of the following methods:
- Boiling tap water at a rolling boil for a minimum of 1 minute
- Filtering through a reverse osmosis filter, using an “absolute 1 micron” filter
- Sanitize food contact surfaces of equipment, dishes and utensils by:
- Immersing in hot water of 170 degrees F or higher temperature for at least 30 seconds
- Use of a chemical sanitizer
- Chlorine at a concentration of 50 parts per million with a minimum water temperature of 75 degrees F for a minimum of 7 seconds
- Iodine at a concentration of 12.5-25 parts per million with a minimum water temperature of 75 degrees F for a minimum of 7 seconds.
- Commercial dish washers that use hot water sanitation of at least 160 degrees F
- Empty all ice machines and ice storage bins and discard the ice. Turn off ice machine so that no new ice is produced.
What to do when the advisory is rescinded?
- Re-start and flush any water-using fixture
- Drain any refill water-holding reservoirs such as the hot water heater.
- Run each water faucet for 1 minute before using the water
- Run drinking water fountains for 1 minute before using the water
- Ice Makers
- Flush the water line to the machine inlet; disconnect the water line from the machine inlet; run 5 gallons of water thought the valve and dispose of the water
- Flush the water lines in the machine
- Make ice for 1 hour and dispose of the ice
- Clean and disinfect all parts and surfaces that come in contact with water and ice
ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT THE FOOD PROTECTION PROGRAM 301-883-7690
For more information please visit our website news page.
July August Mount Rainier Message Newsletter In this issue: Buchanan Green Street Program Awarded Funding through Community Legacy Program; Art based Community Development for Gateway Arts District; Mount Rainier Architectural Conservation Overlay Zone – Mount Rainier first to initiate Architectural Conservation Plan.
And don’t forget to mark your calendars:
Route 1 Farmers Market & Bazaar Open Now through September 27, 2014.
Twilight Market: First Friday of the month, 4pm-8pm
Every Saturday: 8am-2pm. For more information please visit the website at www.rt1farmersmarket.com
The Summer Feeding Program at Mount Rainier Christian Church will commence on June 23, 2014 through August 25, 2014 on Monday and Wednesday at 12 noon. For additional information please contact Pastor Brian Adams at 443-632-5218 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
3103 CHILLUM RD
Queenstown Community Center located at the above address in the Queenstown Apartments offers free lunch to school aged children. Contact the phone number indicated above for additional information.