SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS All materials submitted in response to this Request for Proposals will become the property of the City of College Park. Submissions should be marked CP-23-05 City Attorney Proposal and delivered to 7401 Baltimore Ave; College Park, MD 20740 no later than Monday, May 22, 2023, at 2:00 p.m. The response to this Request for Proposals shall include: 1. Letter of Transmittal on the attorney/firm’s letterhead signed by the person or persons required to legally bind the bidder to the proposal. 2. A statement of qualifications, to include a list of other governmental entities for which the attorney/firm is performing or has performed legal services. Provide individual resumes for the attorney(s) who would perform the City’s legal work. Demonstrate the depth of experience and personnel capacity necessary to competently handle the City’s legal work. 3. Five references, including the name and telephone number of a contact person. Bidders may be requested to attend a meeting of the Mayor and Council for an interview
The City has a population of 34,740 and is the home to the flagship campus of the University
System of Maryland. The City’s corporate limits include the campuses of University of Maryland
and University of Maryland University College. College Park occupies approximately 5 square
miles within the Washington, D.C. area, and is located within the Capital Beltway.
The City, chartered in 1945, established a Council/Manager form of government in 1961. The
governing body is composed of a Mayor, elected at large, and eight Council members, with two
Council members elected from each of four districts. City elections are held in November of odd numbered years. The Mayor and Council serve part-time and are compensated.
The City Attorney plays a large part in all legal matters or issues within the City. The City Attorney
is the legal advisor to the City and performs the duties as may be required by the Mayor and
Council. The City Attorney also advises the City Manager and City Department Heads.
Compensation is determined by the Mayor and Council. The City Attorney serves at the pleasure
of, and reports directly to, the Mayor and Council.
More information about the City and its departments can be found at www.collegeparkmd.gov .