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Answering Questions About City Elections

Charter Review Commission Launches Online Questionnaire and Sets Town Hall Meeting for March Rockville’s Charter Review Commission is asking city residents for ideas about how to increase voter turnout, update the city’s election process and engage more communities. The commission is using an online questionnaire, and is planning a town

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Students: What Would You Do If You Were Mayor?

Rockville fourth graders once again have a chance to meet Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton and imagine what they would do if they were mayor by taking part in the Maryland Municipal League’s statewide “If I Were Mayor” essay contest.

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Mayor and Council to Hear Budget Presentation

FY 2023 Budget Hearings and Work Sessions Set, Survey Available City Manager Rob DiSpirito is scheduled to present his proposed Fiscal Year 2023 operating budget and Capital Improvements Program on Monday, Feb. 28, followed by Mayor and Council public hearings and work sessions in March and April. For information about

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Rockville Aims to Increase, Preserve Affordable Housing

The Mayor and Council amended the city’s Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit program in December in an effort to increase Rockville’s affordable housing supply. In 2019, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments passed a resolution to increase the region’s supply of affordable housing by 75,000 units by 2030. COG’s resolution was

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Mayor and Council Adopt Rockville’s First Climate Action Plan

Rockville joined the ranks of hundreds of U.S. cities on Jan. 10 as the Mayor and Council approved the city’s first plan for addressing climate change. The Climate Action Plan sets forth 26 community actions and 16 city actions to reduce climate-warming pollution and foster resilience, especially for the city’s

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Charter Review Commission Has Some Questions About City Elections

Online Questionnaire and Town Hall Meeting to Gather Community Input Rockville’s Charter Review Commission will use an online questionnaire, and is planning a town hall meeting, to gather community input about how to improve city elections for all. While the next City of Rockville election is not until 2023, the

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