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.
Category: Development and Planning
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.
The Mayor and Council at their July 13 meeting, adopted the Park Road and North/South Stonestreet Avenue Area Comprehensive Master Plan Amendment, one of the key opportunity areas identified in the 2018 Stonestreet Corridor Study. The plan amendment promotes a walkable, transit-oriented mix of residential and commercial development immediately across Park Road from the Rockville
Planning Commission Reschedules Public Hearing Dates for Neighborhood-based Planning Areas Volume of Comprehensive Plan Draft
Rockville’s Planning Commission will hold public hearings on Sept. 9 and 23 for the community to provide comments in-person on the initial staff draft of the neighborhood-specific sections of the comprehensive plan update. Written comments continue to be accepted leading up and just after the September hearings. Testimony can be submitted online. Planning staff is
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Community members are encouraged to apply to serve on the city’s Community Policing Advisory Board. The board provides recommendations to the Mayor and Council on how to support Rockville City Police Department programs, training, and professional development, and crime and
The City of Rockville is moving forward with the search for its next city manager. The Mayor and Council are interested in hearing community members’ opinions and feedback about the traits needed for someone to be successful in this role.
Candidates, Treasurers Encouraged to Take Part The City of Rockville Board of Supervisors of Elections will host its second post-election forum to discuss Rockville’s 2023 vote-by-mail election. This in-person-only forum will be held in the Mayor and Council chambers at
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