Nominate a Neighbor or Organization by Friday, Feb. 17 The City of Rockville’s Environmental Excellence Awards recognize individuals and organizations that contribute to Rockville’s environmental health and sustainability.
Buy Energy-Saving Products Feb. 18-20 and Search for EV Incentives Homeowners thinking about upgrading an appliance, replacing a refrigerator, or even changing a light bulb, can do so tax free on Presidents Day weekend.
Follow these tips to keep your sidewalks and driveway snow- and ice-free, while minimizing the environmental impact: Shovel Early, Shovel Often: Deicers work best for melting thin layers of snow or ice. So, shovel first before snow hardens into ice, break up any ice patches you can and then add
All around Rockville, from residents to the city’s own Fleet Services Division, vehicle owners are recognizing the benefits of skipping the gas pump and going electric. Recognizing the need to support electric vehicles, Rockville is developing an EV Readiness Plan to identify where chargers are needed and recommend actions to
The City of Rockville is piloting a Flood Mitigation Assistance Program to reimburse residents and property owners for property improvements intended to mitigate future damage from flooding. The matching reimbursement funds will provide up to 50% of the total costs of approved mitigation measures, up to $5,000. The city has
America Recycles Day is Tuesday, Nov. 15. The 26th annual day of awareness, sponsored by Keep America Beautiful, encourages community members to visit americarecyclesday.org and take the #BeRecycled pledge to commit to recycling. The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments is sponsoring its own pledge challenge, featuring prizes. Visit bit.ly/MWCOGRecycles.
Native trees are beautiful, provide important habitat for birds and other wildlife, and help absorb stormwater runoff and pollutants.
It’s Electrifying! Climate Solutions Speaker Series to Examine Electricity and Reducing Waste at Home
Upcoming free, virtual presentations from Rockville’s Climate Solutions Speaker Series will explore energy efficiency and how to reduce waste at home.
City Collects Leaves October to Mid-December Rockville will vacuum leaves from neighborhood curbs in two rounds, beginning Monday, Oct. 17. Rake leaves next to, but out of, roadways, gutters and bike lanes, and away from parked vehicles. Leaves should be raked by 6 a.m. on the first day of their
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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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