Restoring or repairing the outside of a historic home? Preserving the exterior of a historic structure? You could be eligible for a property tax credit. Rockville participates in a tax credit program for local structures designated as historic. Learn how to apply for a historic preservation tax credit from 7-8:30
Andrea Escher was recently named the Rockville City Police Department’s public information officer. This civilian position is in addition to the many roles she already plays within the department. What has your role been with the RCPD?I began working with the city police in 2012. I definitely wear many different
Get involved with Vision Zero, the city’s strategy to eliminate traffic and pedestrian fatalities and severe injuries, while increasing safe, healthy and fair mobility for all. Help us better understand your transportation, pedestrian and bicycle safety experience in Rockville by completing an online survey at www.rockvillemd.gov/visionzero. Older residents who would
See interactive map at www.rockvillemd.gov/leafcollection. Area 1: April 5 & 6Area 2: April 7 & 8Area 3: April 9 & 12Area 4: April 13 & 14Area 5: April 15 & 16 The city will vacuum leaves from neighborhood curbs from April 5-16 in five collection areas throughout Rockville.
More than ever, people are looking for ways to help the community and each other. While the pandemic is limiting volunteering to activities where social distancing and other safety protocols can be practiced, there are still plenty of opportunities to make a big difference in Rockville. Opportunities with the SSL
The Mayor and Council adopted at their Monday. Feb. 1 meeting a zoning amendment to allow implementation of the East Rockville Design Guidelines and Standards. The design guidelines include requirements, in addition to the existing residential zoning, that apply to new single-unit home construction and significant additions to existing homes.
Rockville’s Mayor and Council continue budget deliberations this month with public hearings and work sessions focused on crafting a Fiscal Year 2022 budget that outlines the city’s priorities. City Manager Rob DiSpirito on Feb. 22 presented the Mayor and Council with a FY 2022 budget proposal that addresses the impacts
The Mayor and Council will begin their review of the Planning Commission’s draft comprehensive plan update, starting this month. After an extensive public input process and preparation of the draft plan, the Rockville Planning Commission is scheduled to present their recommended plan update during the Mayor and Council’s March 15
The snow emergency in the City of Rockville has ended, effective 9:30 a.m. today, Friday, Feb. 19. Residents are encouraged to check on older neighbors who may need assistance clearing snow and ice. Learn more about the city’s volunteer snow shoveling for seniors. Learn more about how Rockville responds to
Trash to Be Collected on Friday, Feb. 19 Update: 7:20 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19: Yard waste will not be collected today. Update: 6:20 a.m. Friday, Feb. 19: Recycling and trash will be collected as planned today, Friday, Feb. 19. With collections previously scheduled for a day later than usual this
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Employees of the City of Rockville will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Monday, Nov. 15, unless exempt for religious or medical reasons, under a new policy adopted by the Mayor and Council. COVID-19, including the highly
Celebrate Energy Action Month in October and Energy Efficiency Day on Wednesday, Oct. 6 by doing your part to tackle climate change. Learn more about Energy Efficiency Day at energyefficiencyday.org. And try these ideas during Energy Action Month to get
Rockville’s Hispanic/Latino population increased by 2,533 people in the decade since the last census, from 14.3% of the city’s population in 2010 to 16.9% in 2020. Those identifying as Hispanic/Latino can be of any race. In 2010, 8,781 people of
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