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
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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
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.
The city recently updated and relaunched its Development Watch newsletter, a monthly email with details on projects and new residential, office, and commercial development in the City of Rockville. The email will include: a link to a GIS map showing the newly submitted projects; plans and other information; and upcoming
New ways of doing business during the pandemic marked Fiscal Year 2020 for Rockville Economic Development, Inc., the nonprofit charged with helping businesses launch, locate and expand in Rockville.
The City of Rockville is now accepting applications for an anticipated $263,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant funding for the fall of Fiscal Year 2022. The CDBG program is a federal grant for housing and community development projects that benefit low- and moderate-income individuals, and provides grants to housing
Customers will now know exactly what to expect when they deal with Rockville’s departments of Planning and Development Services and Public Works under a new customer bill of rights. The bill of rights is based on a document from the City of San Diego’s Department of Development Services. The bill
Rockville’s Planning Commission will hold a virtual public hearing on Sept. 9 and 23 for the community to provide comments on the Planning Commission’s draft of the neighborhood-specific planning areas section of the comprehensive plan update. Details on how to pre-register for and participate in the public hearing are available online at www.rockvillemd.gov/Rockville2040.
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Rockville’s community warmth and holiday spirit were on display during the 2022 Holiday Drive, with 223 donors donating $40,829 in cash to families and people in need throughout November and December. This was the first year the Holiday Drive returned
In a continuing effort to reduce the number of speeding vehicles in Rockville neighborhoods, the Rockville City Police Department will begin deployment this month of speed monitoring systems in the 900 block of Veirs Mill Road, near the intersection with
Public Hearing Notification: Hearing on Voting Age, Vote on Mayor and Council Size Are On the Agenda for February
Rockville’s Mayor and Council will consider in February several recommendations from the city’s Charter Review Commission that could change the city’s voting age, the size of Mayor and Council and other elements of city elections.
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