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
Day: June 28, 2022
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
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
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
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
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
In a move to protect renters, the Mayor and Council adopted 0.4% as the Voluntary Rent Guideline for 2022. The voluntary rent guidelines became effective in February. It encourages landlords to hold rent increases to the lowest level possible.
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
The Mayor and Council in July are expected to introduce an ordinance to apply a county law, requiring home sellers to conduct radon testing and disclose details of the home’s energy use, to home sales in the city. The law requires the seller to provide the buyer with the results
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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Rockville will honor veterans of our nation’s armed forces with a ceremony at 11 a.m. on Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11.
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