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Mayor to Discuss State of the City

Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton will discuss the state of the City of Rockville, 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in an event hosted by the Greater Rockville Chamber of Commerce at Glenview Mansion, 603 Edmonston Drive. Chamber public policy chair Brian Barkley will ask questions. Questions may be submitted ahead of

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Rob DiSpirito Resigns as Rockville City Manager

Barack Matite Named Acting City Manager Rockville, Maryland, Aug. 18 – Rob DiSpirito has resigned as Rockville’s city manager. DiSpirito submitted his resignation to the Mayor and Council on Thursday, Aug. 17. It became effective at 5 p.m. that day. The Mayor and Council accepted his resignation and appointed Deputy

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Tales of a Fourth Grade Mayor

Rockville welcomed Joyce Tian, pictured in the Mayor and Council chambers, winner of the “If I Were Mayor…” essay contest, to City Hall on May 25. Tian, a fourth-grader at Beall Elementary School, earned the right to serve as Rockville’s Mayor for a Day, doing an on-camera interview with Rockville

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Key Advocates for Rockville

The Mayor and Council on June 12 honored former Del. Kumar P. Barve and Kenneth Reichard, former assistant to Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, and presented both with keys to the city and proclamations recognizing their service to Rockville. Barve, who Gov. Wes Moore appointed in April to the state’s Public

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Mayor and Council Adopt Fee Increases to Cover Development Costs

Building Permit and License Fees to Increase The Mayor and Council have voted to restructure and increase building permit and license fees to address growing expenses from development-related city services and the cost of new efficiency-oriented technology. The increases apply to all permits and licenses applied for after July 1.

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Mayor and Council to Vote on FY 2024 Budget in May

The Mayor and Council are scheduled to vote in May on the adoption of a city budget that demonstrates a commitment to capital investments, adopted city plans and fiscal sustainability. The budget covers Fiscal Year 2024, which begins July 1. In February, City Manager Rob DiSpirito proposed an operating budget

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County to Hold Meeting on Restoration Center Plans

Montgomery County officials will host a second community meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20 to provide additional details on plans to open a restoration center on a 25.8-acre county-owned detention facility site at 1451 Seven Locks Road. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the third-floor hearing

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