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Mayor and Council Adopt Fee Increases to Cover Development Costs

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

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City Legislative Priorities: Legal Notices, Schools, Fighting Climate Change and Protecting Homes

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

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Rewarding Neighborliness with a Good Neighbor Awards Nomination

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

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City Hall Opening Delayed Following Surge in COVID-19 Cases

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

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Community Organizations Invited to Apply for Grants

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

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Recycling and Trash Collection Schedule for 2022

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

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City to Launch New Legistar Agenda System

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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