The City of Mount Rainier, MD, population 8,498, is located 4 miles from downtown Washington D.C. The city serves as the gateway community for Prince George’s County on the Historic Route 1 corridor, and is located on the northeastern boundary of the District of Columbia.

Mount Rainier is a historic and charming residential community, with a vibrant pedestrian friendly business district and is the hub of Arts and Culture in the Gateway Arts District.


Legislative Meeting of the Mayor and City Council City of Mount Rainier

Tuesday, January 4, 2019 at 7 pm

Legislative Agenda Jan 8th 2019

December 2018 Police Statistics

Mount Rainier UCR’s Report January 2017-December 2018




***We hope everyone had a safe and Happy Holiday season. The Department of Public Works will be collecting Christmas trees on Thursday, January 10, 2018. Please make sure to have your Christmas trees placed out on the curb by Thursday, January 10th at 7 am. NO APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED. *** 



Mount Rainier Community,

As a reminder:

Yard waste is being collected every 2nd Monday of the month from December thru February. Therefore, residents are required to call and schedule their yard waste pick up at (301) 985-6583 to be added to the schedule. Yard Waste is scheduled for December 10th, January 14th, and February 11th.

Electronic Recycling  Drop Off

Electronic Recycling may ONLY be dropped off at the Department of Public Works on the following Saturday drop-off dates; March 16, June 15, September 21, and December 21,2019

E-Waste can be:

  • Televisions
  • DVD Players/VCRs
  • Computer equipment
  • Copiers and Printers
  • Stereos/Radios
  • Cell Phones, etc.

Note: batteries/light bulbs are not accepted, but can be recycled elsewhere

Please note that E-waste should not be put in regular or bulk trash: they have toxic chemicals that can’t go to landfills

The Mount Rainier Waste Collection Schedule is available on the Public Works Department web page.



Please be advised that the city will be selling additional trash and recycle bins for residents. Prices are as following;

48 gallon (trash)-$44.00

64 gallon (recycle)-$27.00


Residents will be required to process payment at City Hall and then present your receipt at 3715 Wells Ave. Department of Public Works for pick up. If you have further questions please see the new trash and recycle policy on the city’s website.   


1st Qtr FY19 Budget Reports

1st Qtr FY19 Budget Reports


New Trash and Recycling Rules


Sidewalk Improvements Capital Project


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