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City Hall Opening Delayed Following Surge in COVID-19 Cases

Rockville will delay reopening City Hall following a surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the new, more infectious omicron variant. The Mayor and Council discussed the delayed reopening at their Monday, Dec. 20 meeting. City Hall was set to reopen Monday, Jan. 3. The Mayor and Council will revisit the

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Baltimore Road Reopens as Improvement Project Continues

Baltimore Road has reopened to vehicle and pedestrian traffic between Gladstone and Broadwood drives as construction continues to improve safety and access along the corridor between Rockville Town Center and the city’s east side. The road had been closed between Gladstone and Broadwood drives since June while a city contractor

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Recycling and Trash Collection Schedule for 2022

The city’s recycling and trash collections usually occur Monday through Thursday. If a city holiday falls Monday through Thursday, all collections scheduled on or after the holiday will be made one day later than usual that week. In 2022, there are several city holidays when city government will be closed

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City to Launch New Legistar Agenda System

Policy wonks, rejoice! The city will soon launch a new, more accessible webpage to host information on public meetings for the Mayor and Council, and boards, commissions and task forces. While the new system — Legistar — will look new, it will have the same information that’s always been available,

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Nonmeter Parking Fines Adjusted

The Mayor and Council in October approved increases to 22 different parking fines. Each of the fines increased to $60 for a first violation. The fine for expired meters remains at $40. Penalties for late payment also were not changed. Among the increases were:

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Grant Program Seeks Projects to Improve Communities

Applications Accepted Starting Dec. 10 The city’s matching grant program helps neighbors work together to accomplish common goals that support the health, vitality and inclusivity of the place they call home. Community Empowerment Matching Grant applications will be accepted starting Friday, Dec. 10. The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 4,

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Should Parkland Be Required With New Development?

Input Meetings Will Gather Public Opinion The Mayor and Council will consider whether to require that public parkland be included as part of new development projects in the City of Rockville, and is seeking input from the community on the proposal. The city will host two virtual public input information

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Rockville City Hall to Reopen in New Year

Rockville City Hall will reopen to the public, Monday, Jan. 3. City Manager Rob DiSpirito announced the reopening at the Mayor and Council’s Monday, Nov. 15 meeting. “I strongly believe that employee collaboration and level of service to customers will benefit by reopening all city offices, including bringing employees back

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HISTORY MADE …

Rockville elected officials joined Peerless Rockville and community members on Oct. 1 to celebrate the designation of the former home of pioneering psychiatrist Frieda Fromm-Reichmann as Rockville’s first National Historic Landmark. Learn more about Frieda’s Cottage at RockvilleReports.com/history-made-friedas-cottage-designated-historic-landmark. Find more photos from the dedication ceremony on the City of Rockville

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Celebrate the Fourth Safely

The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate. But leave the fireworks to the professionals. The city reminds residents that the private use and possession of fireworks, including sparklers, is illegal in Maryland and carries a $500 fine. Fireworks

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Mini Mayor, Big Day

Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton and city staff welcomed Mithran Karthic (pictured here with Mayor Newton), winner of the “If I Were Mayor…” essay contest, to Rockville City Hall on June 6. Mithran, a fourth-grader at College Gardens Elementary School, earned

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