Important News and Information


No Work Session for May 


Wednesday, May 8, 2019


Upcoming Budget Meetings:

April 29, 2019 @ 6:30pm - Budget Review/Tax Rate

May 14, 2019 @ 6:30pm - Budget Hearing

Budget Adoption - Pending

Town of Cottage City  * Municipal Elections                                                                                   

 Election Day is Monday, May 6, 2019





Registration, Nominations and Elections

This year, the Town of Cottage City will hold its’ municipal elections 
on Monday, May 6, 2019 from 2:00pm-8:00pm. 
Ward 1 and the At-Large position are up for election. 
Este año, Town of Cottage City celebrará sus elecciones municipales 
el lunes 6 de mayo de 2019 de 2:00 pm a 8:00 pm.
El Distrito 1 y la posición de At-Large están en elección.

Notice of Board of Election Supervisors of Cottage City 4/5/2019

Per Municipal Charter of the Town of Cottage City:

Commission seats are open for the following positions of the 2019 election: Ward 1 and At-Large.

Certified candidates as of 4/5/2019 are as follows:

  • At Large Candidates – Sheila Butler, Danielle Urey, Danika Pinkney
  • Ward 1 Candidates – Ann Young


The elections will be held on Monday, May 6, 2019 from 2:00pm – 8:00pm at the Cottage City Town Hall


Board of Elections Supervisors

Town of Cottage City

3820 40th Avenue

Cottage City, MD 20722


Absentee Voting:


Can I vote by absentee ballot?

Yes, if you are a registered voter in the Town and/or in Maryland. Only residents of the Town of Cottage City can vote in Town Elections.


How do I request an absentee ballot?

Applications for absentee ballots may be obtained from the Town office. Requests may be by mail, or in person, but must be in writing. The Town will not accept applications for absentee ballots Friday, May 3, 2019 after 5:00pm.


If the Town of Cottage City receives your completed application by the deadline, the Town will issue you an absentee ballot. Again, the deadline to turn your application in is by Friday, May 3, 2019 by 5:00pm.

Are you signed up for our email updates on Constant Contact?  If not, please email us at so we can add you to our list! Please keep an eye out for our surveys. Our new round table discussions live on our local cable channel, will be hosted by our Town Manager and Chief of Police. Be on the lookout for the announced date being sent via Constant Contact, Facebook, website, and our cable channel! Going forward we will look for Ward Commissioner round table discussions where once a month, each Ward will have a round table held; where questions will be answered live!


The town of Cottage City, Colmar Manor, and the Town of Bladensburg offers their senior citizens and physically and/or mentally challenged residents a bus service. Details regarding this service are as follows:



Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.


$1.00 per trip. Exact change required. No charge for Town sponsored events such as weekly senior citizen association meetings.


Call (301) 277-4920 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday – Friday. A minimum of 24 hour advance notice is needed for each appointment. 

No doctor’s appointments after 1:00 p.m. The Bus service cannot guarantee return trip if appointment goes beyond 2:00 p.m.


An approximate five (5) mile air radius from each Town’s Municipal Center/Town Hall.


Physically and/or mentally challenged residents must be able to assist themselves or provide an escort. The driver is not permitted to assist any individuals. The services will be available at no charge for scheduled senior citizen meetings. If you have any questions regarding this service, please call the Colmar Manor Hall (301-277-4920).