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Category: Mayor and Council

Amendment Passed to Implement FAST-er Planning and Development Services

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

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Mayor and Council to Continue ARPA Discussion, Seek Budget Input

The Mayor and Council are scheduled on Monday, Dec. 13 to continue their discussion of how to spend Rockville’s portion of funds received through the federal American Rescue Plan Act. ARPA’s goal is to aid state and local governments in recovering from the budgetary, economic and financial impacts of the

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Looking Back on a Busy 2021

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Rockville’s government kept moving forward throughout 2021, and several major initiatives came to fruition. JANUARYMaryland must make more COVID-19 vaccine doses available to Montgomery County residents, the Mayor and Council wrote in a Jan. 26 letter to the state.

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Should Parkland Be Required With New Development?

Input Meetings Will Gather Public Opinion The Mayor and Council will consider whether to require that public parkland be included as part of new development projects in the City of Rockville, and is seeking input from the community on the proposal. The city will host two virtual public input information

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Rockville’s Outdoor Dining to Remain ‘Indefinitely’

Road closures in Rockville that allow outdoor dining on Gibbs Street and East Montgomery Avenue will remain in place indefinitely, Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton told the community at the Monday, Oct. 4 Mayor and Council meeting. The decision, made by City Manager Rob DiSpirito, comes after September’s virtual meetings to

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Mayor and Council Seek Extension to Comment Period for I-270/495 Plans

This article has been updated with new information on support for an extension from four members of Maryland’s congressional delegation. Rockville’s Mayor and Council are requesting from the state and federal governments an extension until Jan. 31 of the comment period for the Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the

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Christmas and New Year’s Closures

City government and facilities will be closed for Christmas and New Year’s Day. All city facilities will be closed Mondays, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Parking will be free at city-owned meters on Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Recycling, trash

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