Land is Located at 500 W. Montgomery Ave.

The Rockville Recreation and Park Advisory Board has forwarded to the Mayor and Council “Chestnut Lodge Park” as its recommendation for the name of 6.4 acres of land at 500 W. Montgomery Ave., purchased by the city in 2017.

The Mayor and Council has final decision-making authority on the future park’s name. They will hold a public hearing on the name at 7 p.m. Monday, April 30, at City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave. The Mayor and Council are scheduled to take action on the recommendation at their May 14 meeting.

Testimony can be submitted in writing to or City Clerk’s Office, City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850.

Meetings are broadcast live on channel 11 on county cable systems, live streamed  at and available a day after the meeting at

This article has been updated to reflect the date change for the Mayor and Council to take action on the recommendation.