Category: Mayor and Council

Fall Lawn Care: A How-To for Healthy Lawns, Hold the Pesticide

This fall is a particularly good time to go organic with your lawn care. The Mayor and Council on April 26 voted unanimously to allow Montgomery County’s pesticide law to apply in the city, effective Jan. 1. The law restricts the use of certain pesticides on private lawns, playgrounds, mulched

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Mayor and Council to Review Rockville’s Climate Action Plan

The Mayor and Council are scheduled to review Rockville’s first draft Climate Action Plan during their meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 6. With the Climate Action Plan, city government is working with community members to develop a comprehensive list of actions to equitably reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030

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Public Hearings to be Held on Two Potential City Developments

The Mayor and Council are scheduled to hold two virtual public hearings on development applications in the city during coming meetings. On Monday, Oct. 18, the Mayor and Council will invite comments on an application to transform 16160/16200 Frederick Road, the King Buick auto dealership, to allow for up to

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Rockville’s Climate Action Plan Taking Shape

Mayor and Council to Take Up Plan in Fall Rockville is developing the city’s first Climate Action Plan. The city has worked on programs to reduce emissions and build resiliency over the past decade. With the Climate Action Plan, city government is working with community members to develop a comprehensive

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Mayor, City Manager to Discuss State of City

Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton and City Manager Rob DiSpirito will talk about the state of the City of Rockville, Friday, Sept. 17, in an event hosted by the Rockville Chamber of Commerce. IF YOU GOWHAT: Chamber of Commerce hosts conversation about the city.WHEN: 8-10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 17. (program starts

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Covid-19: Face-Covering Requirement Inside All City Buildings

Delta Variant Transmission Has Led to Concern Face coverings are now mandatory for all visitors to Rockville facilities, as the city continues its efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. The requirement applies to all staff and visitors aged 2 and older, whatever their vaccination status. City staff and the

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Take Action for Energy Efficiency in October

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 And try these ideas during Energy Action Month to get

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