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Day: June 28, 2022

Making Etch Happen

The Rockville City Police Department, in partnership with the National Insurance Crime Bureau and the International Collision Center, held a catalytic converter etching event on June 18 at the auto body repair center at 649 N. Horners Lane. The service, offered free to City of Rockville residents, etched vehicle identification

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Youth and Education Commissions Are Recruiting

Rockville’s two newest commissions — one for education, the other for youth — are recruiting members. The 11-member Youth Commission, comprised of 16–21-year-olds who live or attend high school or Montgomery College in the city, develops recommendations for the Mayor and Council about programs, policies and legislation to promote the

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Mayor and Council Approve Budget Addressing Priorities and Pandemic Recovery

FY23 Budget Maintains Tax Rate and Services The Mayor and Council in May adopted a $148.8 million city budget that maintains city services, addresses COVID-19 pandemic recovery, and focuses on priorities such as implementing the Comprehensive Plan, environmental sustainability and the Climate Action Plan, Vision Zero, economic development, and financial

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City Seeks Applicants for Board of Supervisors of Elections

The City of Rockville is seeking applicants for immediate appointment to its Board of Supervisors of Elections. The board conducts city elections, registers voters and keeps records in connection with these functions. There are currently three vacancies. Each of the five members of the board is appointed by the Mayor

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Play ‘The Beautiful Game’ on Beautiful New Courts

The Mayor and Council cut the ribbon to open two new soccer courts at Welsh Park on Wednesday, June 29. The courts are the first dedicated soccer courts of their kind in Rockville. They are adjacent to the park’s tennis courts, and Rockville Swim and Fitness Center, at 355 Martins

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Rental License Applications Move to Online-Only Form

Applicants for rental licenses must now use an online form to make their applications. Print applications are no longer accepted. This is to improve convenience for customers and to be consistent with other electronic processes. The application is for the establishment or renewal of a single-family rental property, including detached

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A Legacy of Paving the Way

The city’s Department of Public Works held a dedication ceremony on June 16 for their fleet’s newest machine: a paver dedicated to the life and legacy of Wayne Butler Jr., a public works streets crew supervisor who died in February. Wayne’s father, Wayne Butler Sr., is a long-time team member

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Help Put a Halt to Hydrant Water Heists

Stealing Water Can Damage Hydrants, Hamper Firefighting Stealing water from fire hydrants is a crime that can put homes and lives in danger and can lead to big costs for the city. Rockville has 1,407 fire hydrants and spends a good deal of time and money ensuring they are in

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Building a Better Recreation Pool

Outdoor Rec Pool to Close Aug. 16 for Renovations The Rockville Swim and Fitness Center’s outdoor recreation pool will close on Friday, Aug. 16, to allow a comprehensive renovation and reconfiguration to begin. These will include improvements to accessibility, and

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Mayor for a Day, the Rockville Way

Rockville welcomed Callie Walker, winner of the “If I Were Mayor…” essay contest, in May. Walker, a fourth-grader at St. Mary’s School, was interviewed by Rockville 11 and visited the Rockville City Police Department, the Department of Public Works Equipment

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