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
The City of Rockville is seeking applicants for immediate appointment to its Board of Supervisors of Elections. The board conducts city elections, registers voters and keeps records in connection with these functions. There are currently three vacancies. Each of the five members of the board is appointed by the Mayor
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Rockville’s community warmth and holiday spirit were on display during the 2022 Holiday Drive, with 223 donors donating $40,829 in cash to families and people in need throughout November and December. This was the first year the Holiday Drive returned
In a continuing effort to reduce the number of speeding vehicles in Rockville neighborhoods, the Rockville City Police Department will begin deployment this month of speed monitoring systems in the 900 block of Veirs Mill Road, near the intersection with
Public Hearing Notification: Hearing on Voting Age, Vote on Mayor and Council Size Are On the Agenda for February
Rockville’s Mayor and Council will consider in February several recommendations from the city’s Charter Review Commission that could change the city’s voting age, the size of Mayor and Council and other elements of city elections.
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