Rockville Economic Development, Inc.’s 2018 annual report highlights a year of growth and change that saw the introduction of new programs and a new executive director. REDI’s programs include the Maryland Women’s Business Center, which helps entrepreneurs start and grow women-owned businesses positioned for long-term growth. In 2018, MWBC helped
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Representatives from the National Golf Foundation presented a report on RedGate Golf Course at the Monday, Feb. 25 meeting of the Mayor and Council. The report is available at bit.ly/NGFRedGateReport.
The Mayor and Council are scheduled to vote Monday, April 1 on proposed changes to the Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit program. As proposed, applications would be submitted directly to the MPDU property. This would only affect the rental component of the MPDU program. The change creates a one-stop shop application
An online survey seeks to gather input from community members about their opinions of and interactions with the city’s boards and commissions, including what new boards or commissions they might like to see established. The Boards and Commissions Task Force is undertaking a review of the city’s charter and code,
Rockville’s Mayor and Council continue budget deliberations in March with a public hearing and work session focused on crafting a Fiscal Year 2020 budget that outlines the city’s priorities. City Manager Rob DiSpirito presented the Mayor and Council with a FY 2020 budget proposal on Feb. 25. Find video of
Rockville and three neighbors once again occupy the top four spots on WalletHub’s list of the most ethnically diverse small cities – and four of the top 10 spots among all cities, of any size, in the entire United States. Rockville ranks ninth overall and fourth among small cities. Gaithersburg
Rockville’s 2019 election will be conducted by mail. The City of Rockville will conduct a vote by mail election for mayor and four councilmembers on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Be sure your ballot gets to you: Visit www.rockvillemd.gov/election. Check your address. Update your information. Register to vote. Ballots will be mailed
Rockville now offers a telephone hotline and website for community members to use to report potential fraud, waste and abuse related to city government services and employees. The hotline and website allow community members to make anonymous reports. The service, provided through WhistleBlower Security, a contractor independent of the city,
The Mayor and Council adopted a resolution at their Monday, Feb. 4 meeting to amend the Adequate Public Facilities Standards. The amendments keep the city’s school adequacy test at 120 percent of school capacity for new residential development approvals — the same level as before.
Interviews for candidates who have applied to fill a vacant seat on Rockville’s council will be held 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 2. An additional interview date of Tuesday, March 5 has also been scheduled, if necessary.
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In their ongoing fight to bring awareness to the national impact of opioid addiction and signal hope for recovery, Rockville’s Mayor and Council proclaimed September as National Recovery Month at their Monday, Aug. 1 meeting. Lights at City Hall, the
The Montgomery County Department of General Services will update the Mayor and Council, Monday, July 11, on the county’s plans to partially demolish the detention center at 1307 Seven Locks Road and potentially use the site for a Montgomery County Public Schools
Tyree Davis IV joined the City of Rockville in May to help further the Mayor and Council’s priorities of establishing equity and inclusion as shared values throughout the community and the City of Rockville organization. Davis’ formal title is “Advisor
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