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Discussion Continues Monday on RedGate Property’s Future

The future of the 130-acre former RedGate Golf Course property returns to the agenda at the Mayor and Council’s Monday, June 17 evening meeting.

Topics up for discussion include:

  • Planning for uses other than golf at the site.
  • That alternative development options be considered, including for public park uses, private development or a mix of the two.
  • That a multidisciplinary consultant team be hired conduct a master planning process.

For more details, read the staff report.

Background material with the agenda item on RedGate includes a strategic report prepared by the National Golf Foundation evaluating the facility’s long-term future.

Rockville Mayor and Council meetings are broadcast live on channel 11 on county cable systems, livestreamed at www.rockvillemd.gov/rockville11 and available a day after the meeting at www.rockvillemd.gov/videoondemand.

Mayor and Council’s April 29 Meeting to Begin at 6:30 p.m.

The Mayor and Council will have an earlier-than-usual 6:30 p.m. start time for their Monday, April 29 meeting in the Mayor and Council Chambers at City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave.

The meeting will be preceded by a drop-in session, with Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton and Councilmember Beryl L. Feinberg, from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m.

View the meeting agenda at www.rockvillemd.gov/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_04292019-5576

Sign up to drop in at www.rockvillemd.gov/FormCenter/City-Clerk-11/Sign-up-for-Dropin-Meetings-227.

Rockville Mayor and Council meetings are broadcast live on channel 11 on county cable systems, livestreamed at www.rockvillemd.gov/rockville11 and available a day after the meeting at www.rockvillemd.gov/videoondemand.

ELECTION 2019: What Voters Need to Know About Vote by Mail

The City of Rockville will conduct a vote by mail election on Tuesday, Nov. 5 for mayor and four councilmembers. Now is the time to make sure you are registered. Wondering what voters and potential candidates need to know now? We’ve got answers to help ensure your ballot gets to you, and you get on the ballot:

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Rockville’s Mayor and Council Select Five Finalists to Fill Council Vacancy

The Mayor and Council have selected five finalists in their search for a candidate to fill a vacant seat on the council.

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N. Stonestreet Ave. Plan Amendment to go to Feb. 25 Public Hearing

The public will have an opportunity to comment on an amendment to the Comprehensive Master Plan for North Stonestreet Avenue at a public hearing held by the Mayor and Council at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25.

The plan amendment covers the area where Montgomery County Public School facilities, the historic Lincoln High School and Crusader Baptist Church are located. The proposed plan amendment addresses one of five key opportunity areas identified in the 2018 Stonestreet Corridor Study.

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February is National African American History Month

The Mayor and Council will proclaim February as National African American History Month at their Monday, Feb. 4 meeting, recognizing “a time for all Americans to remember the stories of those who helped build our nation and took a stance against prejudice.”

Also known as Black History Month, it’s a time to reflect on the significant contributions made by the black community to Maryland, Montgomery County and Rockville. Here’s how you can do that:

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Mayor and Council Seek Comments on Sign Ordinance Revisions

The city will hold two forums in early February to brief business owners and residents on proposed revisions to how Rockville regulates commercial signs.

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Public Hearings to be Held on King Farm Farmstead Report

The Mayor and Council will hold two public hearings on recommendations from the King Farm Task Force for the future of the 7-acre, historic former farmstead at 1101 Grand Champion Drive. The task force was formed to investigate options for rehabilitation, redevelopment and community use of the historic property.

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Rockville’s Mayor and Council Launch Search for Candidate to Fill Vacancy

Rockville’s Mayor and Council announced Tuesday evening that applications are now being accepted to fill a vacant seat on the city’s council.

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Rockville Mayor and Council Meeting Rescheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 15

The Mayor and Council meeting originally scheduled for this evening, but postponed due to the weekend’s snow, has been rescheduled for tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Mayor and Council
Chambers at City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave. 

The meeting agenda includes:

  • A vote on a resolution to extend the moratorium on the filing, acceptance and receipt of applications for special exceptions, plans and plan amendments for certain uses in the mixed-use employment (MXE) zone, until July 1.
  • A report from the Adequate Public Facilities Standards (APFS) Work Group on Schools, regarding options to address a potential residential moratorium.
  • A presentation and discussion of the Planning Commission’s draft of the North Stonestreet Avenue Comprehensive Master Plan amendment.
  • A public hearing on the plan for the Shady Grove Neighborhood Center, a proposed mixed-use center with commercial, office and residential uses at 15825 Shady Grove Road, 2 and 4 Choke Cherry Road, and 2092-2098 Gaither Road.
  • A consent agenda that includes authorization for the city manager to execute a contract to purchase 6 Taft Court.
  • Boards and commissions appointments, reappointments and vacancy announcements.

Find Mayor and Council agendas at www.rockvillemd.gov/AgendaCenter.

Meetings are broadcast live on Rockville 11 and streaming at www.rockvillemd.gov/rockville11 and are available on demand at www.rockvillemd.gov/videoondemand.

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