Community members are encouraged to apply to serve on the city’s Community Policing Advisory Board. The board provides recommendations to the Mayor and Council on how to support Rockville City Police Department programs, training, and professional development, and crime and safety initiatives. It also meets with police to discuss issues
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The first phase of a project to rewrite and update Rockville’s zoning ordinance is complete, resulting in the production of a zoning diagnostic report that will serve as a road map for the next phase of the project, known as “Calibrate.”
February can bring some of the snowiest, iciest conditions to Rockville. Drive safely with these tips: Keep your vehicle well-maintained for the winter driving season:Check to see that the brakes, heating/cooling system, electrical system, engine, exhaust, tires, oil, lights, defrosters and wipers are working properly. Consider installing winter or snow
The Rockville Pedestrian Advocacy Committee is a resident-led city committee that meets monthly to advocate for improving Rockville’s pedestrian environment, implementing the city’s Pedestrian Master Plan, raising pedestrian issues with city staff and increasing walkability in Rockville.
The Compliance Engine continues to improve fire safety in Rockville, with a 30% reduction in unwanted fire alarm and sprinkler activations citywide. The service allows oversight by Rockville’s fire marshal and Inspection Services Division of fire alarm, sprinkler, smoke control and commercial cooking extinguisher systems installed within commercial and multifamily
Thieves are exploiting a system flaw to steal Kia and Hyundai vehicles with 2011-2021 model years. Thefts of these vehicles have been on the rise nationally and regionally, including in Rockville, following social media posts showing how to start these cars without a key by using a USB cable. Owners
The City of Rockville is moving forward with projects citywide focused on making all forms of mobility safer for all users as part of the city’s Vision Zero initiative. The plan, adopted in 2020 by the Mayor and Council and discussed with them in a report by the city’s Vision
The City of Rockville’s Traffic and Transportation Division offers the following tips for safe driving on Rockville Town Center’s newly redesigned roadway: Find more tips for safe driving, biking and walking under “Resources” at www.rockvillemd.gov/visionzero.
When the post-holiday cleanup begins, remember: Rockville collects and recycles electronics, such as cell phones, computers, televisions and holiday lights through requests for special collections, and collects Christmas trees as part of its recycling and trash collection.
Jamie Sydykova (pictured at right) was one of 36 professionals honored at the National Safety Council’s Rising Stars of Safety Awards in October during the NSC Safety Conference & Expo in New Orleans. The awards recognize leaders younger than 40 who promote continuous safety improvement and initiatives focused on measurable
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In a continuing effort to reduce the number of speeding vehicles in Rockville neighborhoods, the Rockville City Police Department is deploying a new speed monitoring system in the 2500 block of Wootton Parkway, near its intersection with Fairwood Court. RCPD is scheduled
Community members are encouraged to apply to serve on the city’s Community Policing Advisory Board. The board provides recommendations to the Mayor and Council on how to support Rockville City Police Department programs, training, and professional development, and crime and
The City of Rockville is moving forward with the search for its next city manager. The Mayor and Council are interested in hearing community members’ opinions and feedback about the traits needed for someone to be successful in this role.
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