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The City of Greenbelt works hard to keep everything as transparent as possible so citizens know what's happening. On this page we have supplied easy access to some of the most asked for information. If you feel there are documents that we have not included, or that you would like access to that are currently not on our website, please contact us.

STAY CONNECTED is a feature of our website that allows anyone to sign up to receive notifications when new information is added to the site concerning a number of different topics such as Council Agendas, Board and Committee Minutes, Crime Reports and much more. You pick the topics that you want! Notifications will be made through email or by text message.

CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS, AGENDAS, MINUTES AND ON-DEMAND MEETING VIDEOS

  • Meeting Schedule
    Notification of City Council meetings for the upcoming week are  published in the "City Information" section of the Greenbelt NewsReview. Meetings, as they are schedule for the upcoming months are posted on our "MEETING CALENDAR" located on the home page.
  • Current Council Packets, Agendas and Minutes
    The Agenda for the upcoming City Council Meeting and all of the background materials are posted on the Media Manager by Friday evening prior to every REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING. Minutes for all City Council Meetings beginning with 2009 to the present are also posted there.
  • Minutes for City Council Meetings from 1997-2011 are accessible at the Council Minutes Archives.

ADVISORY BOARDS AND COMMITTEES MINUTES 
Minutes for Advisory Boards and Committees are posted on the Board and Committee Minutes Archives as they are submitted to the city and approved. Notifications of upcoming meetings are published in the "City Information"section of the Greenbelt News Review and on the "Meetings Calendar" on our home page.

CITY BUDGET 
Access to the current Adopted Budget, as well as past years', is available here.

COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT

Access to the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports from FY2010-present is available here.

CITY CODE

Access the City Code by chapter here.

MARYLAND PUBLIC INFORMATION ACT (MPIA) REQUESTS
The Maryland Public Information Act enables people to have access to government records without unnecessary cost or delay. The City of Greenbelt is committed to transparency in government.

MPIA requests should be submitted on the   and may be printed, and mailed or faxed, or saved and emailed as an attachment to one of the City’s Records Custodians.Your request should sufficiently identify the records that you are seeking, including a clearly identified subject matter and specific dates or ranges of dates of the documents requested.

The City is not obligated to do research, "create" records, or conduct investigations. The City is given 30 days to comply with your request. However, we will provide information for your inspection as soon as possible. If the information you are requesting does not exist, the City will inform you within 10 working days.

City Records Custodian:
Bonita Anderson
City Clerk
City of Greenbelt
25 Crescent Road
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Phone: 301-474-3870
FAX: 301-441-8248


Police Records Custodian:
Lt. Gordon Pracht
Greenbelt Police Department
550 Crescent Road
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Phone: 301.474.7200
FAX: 301-507-6520
gpracht@greenbeltmd.gov

There are occasions when fees may be charged to produce documents under the MPIA.(FEE SCHEDULE)

If you have any questions about the administration of the above guidelines, please do not hesitate to contact the City Clerk's Office at 301-474-3870.