City of Rockville facilities will remain closed to the public through Friday, April 24, and city events, classes, programs, rentals and activities are canceled through Thursday, April 30, in response to Gov. Larry Hogan’s executive orders related to COVID-19 in Maryland.
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The Hometown Holidays Music Fest and Rockville’s Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade have been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 emergency.
The doors of Rockville City Hall may be shut for now, but that doesn’t mean we’re closed for business. You can still utilize many city services, such as reporting concerns, scheduling inspections and making payments, through the city’s website (www.rockvillemd.gov).
Employees will conduct as much of the city’s operations as possible while maintaining recommended to ensure the health and safety of city staff and the community. Employees who are able are teleworking.
Essential city services are continuing, including regular trash and recycling collection, water treatment, street repair, water and sewer system repair, building code and fire inspections, animal control, traffic signal repair, and police patrols and emergency response. Additionally, all city parks remain open to the public.
See below for a few useful phone numbers and emails, which you can also find on the website. News and information related to COVID-19 is regularly updated and found at the top of the home page.
Facilities to Close March 14-27; All City Parks Remain Open
Rockville City Hall and city facilities will be closed to the public from Saturday, March 14, through Friday, March 27, following recently issued state directives for slowing the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19.
Rockville’s water remains safe and reliable. About 70% of the City of Rockville receives its drinking water through the city’s water system. Another 30% receives water from the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission. City water is treated through Rockville’s water treatment plant on the banks of the Potomac River. The city is taking steps to respond to the novel (new) coronavirus. Here are some things to know about Rockville’s water supply:
Community concerns about the new coronavirus have led to the cancellation of the March 20 International Night and postponement of the Rockville Creative Summit, scheduled for March 22.
City officials are coordinating with county and state health agencies to plan, prepare and respond, and we’ve mobilized our emergency management team.
Right now, it’s business as usual in Rockville. Services, such as recycling and trash collection, and events, programs and activities continue as scheduled.
The City of Rockville, in partnership with Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, is continuing to actively and diligently monitor the public health threat in the state and across the United States from the novel (new) coronavirus — COVID-19 — and is actively coordinating with the county, and state health and emergency response agencies, to proactively plan, prepare and, if necessary, respond.
UPDATE, Friday, March 13: Due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19, the Community Police Academy and the Senior Police Academy has been postponed until further notice.