Urban Districts

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What the Department Does and for Whom

The mission of the Urban Districts (Bethesda, Silver Spring, Wheaton) is to maintain and enhance prosperous, livable urban centers by creating a sense of place and community.

CORE FUNCTION 1: MARKETING AND PROMOTION

Overall satisfaction with the effectiveness of the Urban Districts' promotion of their jurisdictions (scale of 1-5)
ACTIVITIES:
  • Provide community websites
  • Provide community events, including festivals, concerts, and parades; the installation of seasonal banners, unique signs, holiday decorations, and other amenities to give each District a sense of place
  • Develop and distribute newsletters, brochures, and other promotional material that market, promote, and highlight the district

CORE FUNCTION 2: HOSPITALITY

ACTIVITIES:
  • Provide information and directional assistance to constituents
  • Act as extra "eyes and ears" for police

CORE FUNCTION 3: STREETSCAPE AND MAINTENANCE


Overall satisfaction with the Urban Districts' provision of maintenance of streetscape amenities (scale of 1-5)