The Mayor and Council voted Dec. 6 to increase development fees across the board by an average 2.5% to address increased expense from development-related city services and the cost of new efficiency-oriented technology. Building fees were last updated in 2018. Development fees have remained unchanged since 2011. The new fee
Maryland General Assembly’s 90-Day Session Begins Jan. 12 Rockville’s 2022 state legislative priorities include authorization of electronic legal notices, education funding, protecting homes and businesses from the state’s project to widen Interstate 270, and combating climate change. The 2022 state legislative session runs from Wednesday, Jan. 12-Monday, April 11 in
Rockville prides itself on being a community of good neighbors — we need your help in finding them. The city is seeking nominations, through 5 p.m. Friday Feb. 25, for its Good Neighbor Awards. The program recognizes community members who are unselfishly giving back and improving quality of life in
City Hall and city facilities will be closed on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, Friday, Dec. 31 and Saturday, Jan. 1 and some facilities will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 17. City Hall’s reopening has been delayed. Friday, Dec. 31: City Hall
Rockville will delay reopening City Hall following a surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the new, more infectious omicron variant. The Mayor and Council discussed the delayed reopening at their Monday, Dec. 20 meeting. City Hall was set to reopen Monday, Jan. 3. The Mayor and Council will revisit the
The City of Rockville provides grants annually to local organizations that partner with the city to enhance quality of life of Rockville residents. Nonprofits supporting the advancement of education and community engagement are welcome to apply. Applications are being accepted for Fiscal Year 2023 (July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023). To
Don’t miss a chance to provide comments on Rockville’s first draft Climate Action Plan. Public comments will be accepted through Friday, Dec. 3 at www.rockvillemd.gov/climate, where the draft plan is available for review.
The city’s recycling and trash collections usually occur Monday through Thursday. If a city holiday falls Monday through Thursday, all collections scheduled on or after the holiday will be made one day later than usual that week. In 2022, there are several city holidays when city government will be closed
Policy wonks, rejoice! The city will soon launch a new, more accessible webpage to host information on public meetings for the Mayor and Council, and boards, commissions and task forces. While the new system — Legistar — will look new, it will have the same information that’s always been available,
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Members of the Rockville Mayor and Council and the Montgomery County Council will hold a vigil Friday for those slain this week in an elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. “We are tired of ‘thoughts and prayers’ and we are
The City of Rockville will join Montgomery County to celebrate Juneteenth at a special event featuring live music, food, art, films and awards from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday, June 18 at the BlackRock Center for the Arts, at 12901 Town
May is Older Americans Month and the Rockville Senior Center is planning activities and programs to celebrate. The Mayor and Council are scheduled to proclaim May as Older Americans Month at their Monday, May 2 meeting. Find video of the
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