After close to seven decades of service to the Rockville community, an iconic city employee and City Hall fixture is finally calling it quits. Elaine Crutchfield Hebron, affectionally known among staff and the local community as “Ms. Elaine,” retired in December. Hebron joined the city in 1954, providing transportation for
Staffing shortages are causing delays in weekly yard waste collections throughout the city. The city is working to bring staffing levels back to where it can once again resume regularly scheduled collections. We understand the importance of routine yard waste collections during this season and are making every effort to
The City of Rockville’s Environmental Excellence Awards recognize individuals and organizations that contribute to Rockville’s environmental health and sustainability. Nominations are being accepted in the following categories through 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18 for awards to be presented during Earth Month in April:
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City Hall and city facilities will be closed on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, Friday, Dec. 31 and Saturday, Jan. 1 and some facilities will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 17. City Hall’s reopening has been delayed. Friday, Dec. 31: City Hall
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
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
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
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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Body Determines Compensation for Mayor and Council Members The Mayor and Council are seeking applicants to serve on the Compensation Commission, which determines annual compensation for the five elected officials of the city. The five-member commission consists of five members,
With the first section of roadway resurfacing on Baltimore Road complete, construction of a shared-use path near Rockville High School is next up as work continues along the corridor between Rockville Town Center and the city’s east side. Earlier this
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