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Day: February 28, 2024

Go Green and Save Green With Permit Fee Waivers for Earth Month

Rockville to Waive Fees for Select Home Improvement Permits During April The City of Rockville is marking Earth Month in April by waiving permit fees for certain environmentally friendly home improvements. The city will waive all fees assessed by Rockville’s Inspection Services Division directly associated with the residential installation of

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City Manager’s Proposed FY 2025-FY 2029 Capital Improvements Program

The FY 2025-FY 2029 Capital Improvements Program includes new appropriations of $31.4 million to support 47 capital projects. For more information on each project, see the “CIP Projects” section of the proposed FY25 budget at www.rockvillemd.gov/budget. The CIP includes: For more information on the proposed FY25 budget at www.rockvillemd.gov/budget.

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Rockville Utilities

Rockville’s four utility funds are enterprise funds. They function like a private business, with costs fully recovered through user charges. The utility funds are the water fund, the sewer fund, the refuse fund, and the stormwater management fund. Revenue from the funds pays for repairs and replacement of aging water

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Priorities and Public Participation

Public participation in the budget process is a high priority for the Mayor and Council and city staff. The community budget priorities survey at www.rockvillemd.gov/budget is available in simplified Chinese, French, Korean and Spanish, as well as English. Survey responses provide valuable input to the Mayor and Council for their

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Spring Forward and Check Your Smoke Alarms

Clocks move forward an hour, this month, providing an extra hour of daylight in the evening. Daylight saving time begins 2 a.m. Sunday, March 10 — the ideal reminder for homeowners to do an annual check on smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. Alarms and detectors are the best way

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A Carload of King’s Legacy

Rockville thanks its volunteers who carried on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in January. A week of activities coinciding with the city’s 52nd annual celebration of King’s life saw 175 volunteers participate in several service projects. Volunteers partnered with Project Linus to make 150 blankets for sick children,

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Rockville Civic Ballet to Celebrate Half Century

Company to be Recognized by Mayor and Council The Rockville Civic Ballet, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, will receive a certificate of recognition from the Mayor and Council at their April 29 meeting. The certificate will be presented to Rockville Civic Ballet directors Eleanor Simpson and Erin

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Balance, Breathing and Better Health Through Chinese Medicine, This Month at the Senior Center

Stay healthy, informed and entertained with seminars and events from the Rockville Senior Center in March. Register with the course number at www.rockvillemd.gov/registration. Learn about 60plus programs, courses, activities and services at www.rockvillemd.gov/seniorcenter or by calling 240-314-8800. See the “Adults 60+” recreation guide at www.rockvillemd.gov/life for more information.

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County to Provide Free, Virtual Tax Preparation Appointments Through VITA

Montgomery County is hosting free, inperson and virtual federal and state tax preparation sessions throughout tax season for low- to moderate-income families that earned $64,000 or less in 2023. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, which is run by the Montgomery County Community Action Agency, provides IRS-certified volunteers from nonprofit

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County to Provide Update on Seven Locks Justice Complex

Representatives from Montgomery County will deliver an update on the Seven Locks Justice Complex during the Monday, April 29 meeting of Rockville’s Mayor and Council. The complex is proposed for the 25.8-acres county-owned detention facility site at 1451 Seven Locks Road. The Mayor and Council meet

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