The Berwyn Heights Town Council at its Nov. 14 meeting approved Metro plans to build a pedestrian overpass in the town that will begin at Berwyn Heights Road, cross Metrorail's Green Line tracks and end at Berwyn Heights Road in College Park. The Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority will build the walkway in early 1991 after Metrorail's Greenbelt station is complete and turn it over to the two cities to own and maintain.

The council also agreed to accept bids from architectural firms for the planned one-room addition to Town Hall. Council members expect the addition of a conference room to cost $100,000.


The Bladensburg Town Council at its Nov. 12 meeting gave preliminary approval to guidelines on yard sales and flea markets within the town limits. The guidelines require town residents having a yard sale to be responsible for traffic control and trash clean-up, and limit to one per year the number of flea markets an organization may hold. They also specify that garage sales and flea markets may be held for no more than 45 consecutive days., and set a fine of $40 for violations. A final decision is expected to be made at the Dec. 10 council meeting.


The Capitol Heights Town Council will meet at 8 p.m. Monday at Town Hall, One Capitol Heights Blvd. For more information, call 336-0626.


The College Park City Council will hold its next meeting at 8 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall, 4500 Knox Rd. For more information, call 864-8877.


The Glenarden Town Council at its Nov. 13 meeting agreed to hold a special election Jan. 2, 1991 to replace outgoing Mayor James C. Fletcher, who recently won a seat on the Prince George's County Council. The two-term mayor presided over the town of 6,000 since 1982. The special election will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Municipal Center, 8600 Glenarden Pkwy. The newly elected mayor will begin a four-year term on Jan. 14.

The council also presented a certificate of appreciation to the Glenarden Apartments for placing first in the 1990 Real Estate Awards program, which recognizes economic development in the county.


The Greenbelt City Council at its Nov. 13 meeting voted to contract with Prince George's Contractors to resurface the street at Ridge Road and Ivy Lane. The work is estimated to cost the city $19,500 and should begin early next month. The City Council will hold its next meeting at 8 p.m. Monday at the Municipal Building, 25 Crescent Rd. For more information, call 474-8000.


The Takoma Park City Council will appoint a new mayor at its Dec. 10 meeting to replace Stephen J. Gel Giudice, who won a seat on the Prince George's County Council in a historic write-in campaign. {See related story in today's Maryland Weekly.}

The council will hold a work session Dec. 3 to agree on a set of nominees. For information on time and location, call 270-1700.

Council members Marc Elrich and Edward Sharp have expressed interest in the post. Others interested in being considered for the position should write by Nov. 30 to City Clerk Paula Jewell, Takoma Park Municipal Building, 7500 Maple Ave., Takoma Park, Md. 20912.