Community Sustainability Plan

Speak Up HVL: The 2017 - 2021 Community Sustainability Plan

In May 2017, the City Council adopted Speak Up HVL: The 2017 – 2021 Community Sustainability Plan as its most recent sustainability plan for the City. You can access a copy of the 2017 – 2021 plan by clicking here The appendix to the plan can be found here

In April 2017, the City released the first draft of the 2017 – 2021 plan, and encouraged residents to give feedback. During the month, the City received more than 120 comments back on the draft. To view the list of comments, as well as how staff incorporated the changes, click here.

2011-2015 Community Sustainability Plan


In 2010, the City of Hyattsville created its most recent Community Sustainability Plan for the City. A Community Sustainability Plan is a strategic document encompassing a broad range of cultural, social, economic and other priorities of the City, and is used to set goals and measure progress. The 2011-2015 Plan connects success of the City’s past, ongoing planning efforts, and an updated vision for the City with implementation strategies. To view a copy of the 2011-2015 Plan, click here

By many accounts, the 2011-2015 Plan was a success. In April 2016, the City evaluated the success of the Community Sustainability Plan through a scorecard report. The scorecard report determined that 28 of the Critical Action Items outlined in the 2011-2015 plan are completed, equating to a 51% completion rate. An additional 12 Critical Action Items are in progress, which brings the completion and in-progress rate to 73%. The entire scorecard report can be viewed here

Additional Information


For more information, please contact the City's Community Planner, Katie Gerbes at 301-985-5059 or kgerbes@hyattsville.org. 
The City is currently embarking on an update to the 2011-2015 Plan to reflect ways in which the City has grown and changed since then. During the fall of 2016, City staff will be hosting two series of public input sessions regarding the plan update. During these sessions, the public will be invited to talk about the City, participate in brainstorming sessions and give feedback on ideas. All meetings within the same session will cover the identical topics, so there is no need to attend multiple meetings.
The City is currently embarking on an update to the 2011-2015 Plan to reflect ways in which the City has grown and changed since then. During the fall of 2016, City staff will be hosting two series of public input sessions regarding the plan update. During these sessions, the public will be invited to talk about the City, participate in brainstorming sessions and give feedback on ideas. All meetings within the same session will cover the identical topics, so there is no need to attend multiple meetings.