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,
The Mayor and Council in October approved increases to 22 different parking fines. Each of the fines increased to $60 for a first violation. The fine for expired meters remains at $40. Penalties for late payment also were not changed. Among the increases were:
The Mayor and Council on Nov. 15 approved new rates for city water and sewer service and a new rate structure that creates three customer classes based on the cost of water and sewer service. Find the rates and rate structure at www.rockvillemd.gov/DocumentCenter/View/43148.
Rockville’s Mayor and Council have unanimously approved an amendment that makes several changes to the city’s zoning code to improve customers’ experience with the Department of Planning and Development Services. The amendment implements improvements identified through the FAST initiative to make Rockville’s development review and permitting services “faster, accountable, smarter
Applications Accepted Starting Dec. 10 The city’s matching grant program helps neighbors work together to accomplish common goals that support the health, vitality and inclusivity of the place they call home. Community Empowerment Matching Grant applications will be accepted starting Friday, Dec. 10. The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 4,
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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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