The Mayor and Council will begin their review of the Planning Commission’s draft comprehensive plan update, starting this month. After an extensive public input process and preparation of the draft plan, the Rockville Planning Commission is scheduled to present their recommended plan update during the Mayor and Council’s March 15
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Rockville’s Mayor and Council sent a letter this week to the Montgomery County Council with their testimony on the Shady Grove Sector Plan Minor Master Plan Amendment. Since the adoption by the county of the Shady Grove Sector Plan in 2006, several substantive changes to the county’s land use planning policies
Crystal Gorham is the City of Rockville’s landlord-tenant specialist and serves as liaison to the Landlord-Tenant Commission. Gorham, the city’s housing services supervisor, works in the newly formed Department of Housing and Community Development. We asked her a few questions about her job to introduce her to the Rockville community.
The Mayor and Council will hold a Monday, Feb. 22, work session to further discuss potential short-term residential rental regulations and consider input received from two public hearings on the topic. The work session will begin at 7 p.m. A short-term rental is when a dwelling unit, or part of
The Mayor and Council will hold a second public hearing virtually, Monday, Jan. 11, to gather input on whether to develop recommendations to regulate short-term residential rentals in Rockville. A short-term rental is when a dwelling a unit, or part of a dwelling unit, is rented for a short period
The Mayor and Council are considering whether to annex an almost 10.3-acre plot of land at 16200 Frederick Road. The annexation was initiated through a petition to the city by Victor, Inc., the property’s owner, with a request to zone the area as mixed-use corridor district. Annexation is the formal
The city will hold a series of virtual public input sessions, beginning in late January, to hear from the community on potential changes to regulations that govern residential accessory buildings in single-family neighborhoods.City staff will be on hand to explain and answer questions about the proposed revisions ahead of a
An update on ongoing strategies to improve and strengthen the vitality of Rockville Town Center will come before the Mayor and Council on Jan. 4.
Maryland General Assembly’s 90-Day Session Begins Jan. 13 Rockville’s 2021 state legislative priorities include education funding, opposition to the state’s plan to widen Interstate 270, a noise barrier, combating climate change, an independent congressional redistricting commission and more. The 2021 state legislative session runs from Jan. 13-April 12 in Annapolis.
Nearly 50 people attended an open house on Nov. 17 to share their vision for Rockville’s Climate Action Plan. There’s still time for you to share your thoughts on the plan, a Mayor and Council priority initiative, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare the community to adapt to a
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Employees of the City of Rockville will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Monday, Nov. 15, unless exempt for religious or medical reasons, under a new policy adopted by the Mayor and Council. COVID-19, including the highly
Celebrate Energy Action Month in October and Energy Efficiency Day on Wednesday, Oct. 6 by doing your part to tackle climate change. Learn more about Energy Efficiency Day at energyefficiencyday.org. And try these ideas during Energy Action Month to get
Rockville’s Hispanic/Latino population increased by 2,533 people in the decade since the last census, from 14.3% of the city’s population in 2010 to 16.9% in 2020. Those identifying as Hispanic/Latino can be of any race. In 2010, 8,781 people of
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