Take the Survey and Help Plan the Future of RedGate Park

What should RedGate Park look like in 10 years? Twenty years? 

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May 3 is the New Cutoff for Comments on Rockville’s FY 2022 Budget

Image of budget document and calendar page with Spanish-language text encouraging participation in the city's budget process.

The community can offer ideas and feedback about the City of Rockville’s proposed budget through 5 p.m. Monday, May 3, after the Mayor and Council agreed this week to extend the public comment period.

Visit www.rockvillemd.gov/budget to review the proposed budget and offer ideas using the budget survey available in English and Spanish, or submit testimony in writing to mayorcouncil@rockvillemd.gov or Mayor and Council, City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850. Testimony must be received by 5 p.m. Monday, May 3.

Public participation in the budget process is a high priority for the Mayor and Council and city staff. Completing the survey provides valuable input to the Mayor and Council for their budget discussions.

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Meet a Rockville Employee: Cecil “C.J.” Rucker

Cecil “C.J.” Rucker

Cecil “C.J.” Rucker joined the City of Rockville in December. He works for the City of Rockville’s Housing and Community Services Division. We asked him a few questions about his job to introduce him to the Rockville community.

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Survey Results Help Rockville Plot Plan for Climate Action

Rockville’s Climate Action Plan should focus on reducing greenhouse gas, addressing racial equity and protecting future generations, respondents to a recent city survey said.

The city received 525 responses to the Climate Action Plan survey conducted in late 2020. Highlights included:

Mayor and Council to Hear Report on Deer Culling Pilot Program

The Mayor and Council will receive a report at their Monday, April 26 meeting on a recent managed deer culling pilot program, held in the John G. Hayes Forest Preserve.

All told, 21 deer in total were culled without incident by experienced bow hunters during weeklong periods in November, December and January. The deer were donated to programs to help feed the homeless.

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Peerless Rockville Presents: A Theater Company, Public Art and a Bloodthirsty Mob

Peerless Rockville presentations in April offer closer looks at a Rockville theater company, the city’s public art and a 19th-century newspaper editor from Rockville whose antiwar writings made him the target of mob violence.

Register for the following free virtual events at www.peerlessrockville.org/events-and-programs.

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Rockville City Academy Offers a Fresh Perspective on Rockville’s Government

The Rockville City Academy returns in May, offering community members an opportunity to better understand how the City of Rockville operates, with a closer look at city departments and services.

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Upper Watts Branch Project Recognized as a BUBBA Runner-Up

The city’s Upper Watts Branch Park Forest Preserve Environmental Restoration Project was recently recognized with second place in the Chesapeake Stormwater Network’s Best Urban BMP in the Bay Awards.

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Glenview Mansion Launches Podcast Series

Spring is sprouting podcasts at the historic Glenview Mansion, with thrilling mysteries and time-and-space adventures only a podcast network away.

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Rockville Cancels Music Fest, Explores Options for Memorial Day

Suds and Soles is On as the City Plans Other Summer Community Events

Suds and Soles 5K Race is scheduled for Saturday, June 12.

The Hometown Holidays Music Fest and Rockville’s Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade have been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 emergency, which is again altering the schedule for popular Rockville summer events.

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Heart Health, Hips and Knees, and Less Stress: What’s Virtual This Month at the Senior Center

Stay home and stay well with online seminars from the Rockville Senior Center in April. For details, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/recreation.

Register with the course number online at www.rockvillemd.gov/registration, call 240-314-8800 or email seniorcenter@rockvillemd.gov for more information.

Sessions are free, unless otherwise noted.

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