The City of Rockville is now Maryland’s fourth most populous incorporated place – down from third a decade ago, according to results of the 2020 census released in August. According to the census, which is conducted every 10 years, on April 1, 2020, the population of the City of Rockville
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The City of Rockville will hold a third and final virtual public meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 14, on whether to continue street closures in Town Center for outdoor dining. Options under discussion during that meeting will include: whether to continue the street closures year-round; the potential use of heated tents; closing
Sets Vision, Goals for City’s Future Rockville’s Mayor and Council unanimously adopted the Rockville 2040 Comprehensive Plan update Monday evening, following a years-long process that involved hundreds of voices from the community, elected and appointed leaders and city staff, which helped shape the final document. Rockville’s comprehensive plan sets a
MyGovernmentOnline, the first phase of a new permitting and planning platform, will go online in July. The new permit application process will be more convenient, and applicants will be able to track and manage all applications online. Permits will be searchable and permit reports viewable. The system will provide a
The Mayor and Council are continuing to discuss parts of the Rockville 2040 Comprehensive Plan, leading up to its possible adoption in August. See the breakout box for a meeting timeline. The draft comprehensive plan is based on feedback gathered throughout the Rockville 2040 process, which included numerous listening sessions,
The Mayor and Council will hold a public hearing, 7 p.m. Monday, June 21, on modifications to several sections of the city’s zoning ordinance to improve the code’s administration and implement Rockville’s FAST program. FAST, which stands for “faster, accountable, smarter and transparent,” is a city initiative to improve Rockville’s
Transportation — including how to improve the experience for pedestrians, bicyclists and transit users — will be the subject of the Mayor and Council’s Thursday, June 10 special meeting, as discussion of the Rockville 2040 Comprehensive Plan draft continues.
The Mayor and Council are scheduled to discuss the City of Rockville’s proposed comprehensive plan update at a work session during their virtual meeting on Tuesday, June 1. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. Rockville’s comprehensive plan sets a vision and goals for the future of the city, with practical policies and
The city’s recent closure and repaving of Gibbs Street allowed Rockville Town Square to launch the Streetery on Gibbs, featuring enhanced outdoor seating and a more welcoming environment for people to gather as COVID-19 pandemic restrictions ease and new restaurants open. Planters have been installed on Gibbs Street near East
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The F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre reopens this month, starting with six shows of Rockville Little Theatre’s “Rumors.”Fridays and Saturdays, Sept. 24, 25 and Oct. 1, 2 at 8 p.m.; Sundays, Sept. 26 and Oct. 3 at 2 p.m. Tickets cost
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