Plans & Initiatives

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.

Progress Report on the 2017-2021 Community Sustainability Plan

Once a year, the City will be publishing a progress report, giving the status of implementation the 2017-2021 Community Sustainability Plan. The first progress report was released in August 2018.

As for the August 2018 report, of the 63 action items set out in the plan, 9% are complete, 17.9% are in progress, 28.4% are ongoing and 44.8% have not yet begun. To view the full 2018 Progress Report, click here

The 2019 Progress Report published in August of 2019 showed, of the 67 major projects about 13% are complete, 22% in progress, 27% ongoing, and 37% have not been completed. To view the full 2019 Progress Report, click  here

The most recent 2020 Progress Report published in August 2020 outlines project highlights and shows that 25.4% of the 67 major projects have been completed, 17.9% are in progress, 23.9% are ongoing, and 32.8% are not yet started. To view the full 2020 Progress Report, click here. To view the August 2020 City Council presentation, click here.

2018 Award for an Outstanding Plan

In October 2018, Speak Up HVL: The 2017-2021 Community Sustainability Plan was awarded the National Capital Area Chapter of the American Planning Association's award for "Outstanding Plan." The biennial awards ceremony recognizes superb planning contributions of cities, counties and consultant groups within Prince George's County, Montgomery County and the District of Columbia. Specifically, the award committee lauded the plan as a leader of effective community planning in Prince George's County and its high rate of implementation.

NCAC Award

Additional Information

For more information, please contact Hyattsville's Department of Community and Economic Development at 301-985-5000.