September is National Preparedness Month. Are you ready? The Rockville City Police Department offers a list of items to have in a kit at home and a “go” bag, in case you have to leave home fast, due to an emergency. Visit www.rockvillemd.gov/272/Emergency-Preparedness for the list, as well as tips
Rockville is now accepting online applications for an anticipated $263,000 in federal Community Development Block Grant funding for the fall of Fiscal Year 2024.
Charnita A. Jackson joined the city in April as community enforcement code inspector manager with the Department of Community Planning and Development Services. We asked her a few questions about her role to introduce her to the Rockville community.
Updated, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20: Please note that the luncheon is now sold out. Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton and City Manager Rob DiSpirito will discuss the state of the City of Rockville, 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, in an event hosted by the Greater Rockville Chamber of Commerce at
The Montgomery County Department of General Services will update the Mayor and Council, Monday, July 11, on the county’s plans to partially demolish the detention center at 1307 Seven Locks Road and potentially use the site for a Montgomery County Public Schools bus depot. The county’s Department of Health and Human Services
Tyree Davis IV joined the City of Rockville in May to help further the Mayor and Council’s priorities of establishing equity and inclusion as shared values throughout the community and the City of Rockville organization. Davis’ formal title is “Advisor to the City Manager for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.” This
The city’s RainScapes Rebates program will reopen to applications on Friday, July 1. The program offers single-family homeowners and nonprofits, including religious institutions, private schools and homeowners associations, up to $2,500 in rebates for landscaping that is designed to reduce flooding, decrease pollution in local streams, and support wildlife.
In another year of challenges to provide the city with safe and reliable drinking water, Rockville’s water once again met or exceeded all federal water quality regulations limits, the city’s Department of Public Works said in the Annual Drinking Water Quality Report released July 1.
Rockville’s two newest commissions — one for education, the other for youth — are recruiting members. The 11-member Youth Commission, comprised of 16–21-year-olds who live or attend high school or Montgomery College in the city, develops recommendations for the Mayor and Council about programs, policies and legislation to promote the
FY23 Budget Maintains Tax Rate and Services The Mayor and Council in May adopted a $148.8 million city budget that maintains city services, addresses COVID-19 pandemic recovery, and focuses on priorities such as implementing the Comprehensive Plan, environmental sustainability and the Climate Action Plan, Vision Zero, economic development, and financial
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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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