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Mayor and Council to Hold Town Hall to Discuss Moving Town Center Forward

  • WHEN: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9.
  • WHERE: VisArts, Buchanan Event Room, 155 Gibbs St.
  • WHO: Anyone interested in the future of Town Center.

Recognizing concerns about recent announcements regarding Rockville Town Center, the Mayor and Council will hold a Town Hall meeting to hear concerns expressed by the community.

The meeting will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9 in the Buchanan Event Room at VisArts, 155 Gibbs St.

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Mayor and Council Name Taylor-Ferrell as New City Clerk

The Mayor and Council have named Deputy City Clerk Sara Taylor‐Ferrell as City Clerk/Director of Council Operations.

Taylor-Ferrell began her career with the City of Rockville as a temp in 1995. She joined the City Clerk’s Office in 1996 and has served in multiple roles in that office.

“Rockville has some important initiatives coming up and I’m excited to get moving on them,” Taylor-Ferrell said. “The work of the City Clerk/Director of Council Operations Office is an important way for the community to connect to their Mayor and Council.”

The City Clerk’s Office/Director of Council Operations plays a critical role in regulatory compliance, acting as the liaison between the Mayor and Council and the community, and also with city staff and the business community, as well as other local municipalities and county, state and federal government.

Additionally, the City Clerk/Director of Council Operations attends all Mayor and Council meetings, and designated boards and commission meetings; manages the legislative processes requiring action by the Mayor and Council; administers fair and impartial city elections; manages board and commission activities, including appointment notifications, staffing and training for board and commission members; and maintains and preserves the official public record of the Mayor and Council, including oversight of the city’s archives.

The City Clerk/Director of Council Operations can be reached by phone at 240-314-8280 or by email at cityclerk@rockvillemd.gov.

‘Chestnut Lodge Park’
Recommended as Name for City’s Newest Park

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.

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Rockville Recognizes
‘Good Neighbors’ Who Lend
Helping Hands

Good Neighbor Award winner group photo.

Rockville recognized (L to R) Brian Shipley, Laurent Myers, Pat Reber and Joe Andrews with Good Neighbor Awards during the Nov. 13 Mayor and Council meeting. (Not pictured: Pat Casey and his dog, Sophie.) The awards recognize the efforts of Rockville community members to improve the quality of life in their neighborhoods.

The Mayor and Council presented the city’s annual Good Neighbor Awards on Nov. 13, honoring community members who have demonstrated a commitment to preserving and maintaining their neighborhoods, and to enhancing the Rockville community.

This year’s honorees were:

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Mayor Elected to Key Leadership Role with Maryland Municipal League

Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton will serve as president-elect of the Maryland Municipal League, a statewide organization that represents and advocates at the state level on behalf of Maryland’s 157 towns and cities.

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Rockville Supports Paris Climate Accord

Mayor and Council Back Goals Seeking to Counter Climate Change

The Mayor and Council on June 19 unanimously adopted a resolution supporting the Paris climate accord and reinforcing the city’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and increasing Rockville’s resilience to climate change.

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Rockville Mayor and Council Enact ‘Fostering Community Trust’ Ordinance

New Law Codifies Procedures for How City’s Staff Engage with Public

Rockville’s Mayor and Council voted Monday, June 19 to adopt “Fostering Community Trust,” an ordinance that amends and adds a section to Chapter 11 of the City of Rockville’s “Human Rights” code.

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City Wish List for Federal Aid: Metro, Police and Infrastructure

Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton and city staff are scheduled to bring the following requests for federal support to a June 13 meeting with the city’s congressional delegation in Washington, D.C.

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Environmental Awards Honor Green Building, Sustainability and Volunteerism

The Mayor and Council on May 15 honored a church congregation, a local business and two city programs with Environmental Excellence Awards recognizing their contributions to Rockville’s environmental health and sustainability.

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Attendees Pack Town Hall to Talk About Rockville’s Diversity

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Question board

An example of one of the question boards conversation-circle members were invited to discuss.

Rockville Senior Center’s Carnation Room was at capacity Thursday night for a town hall discussion on diversity, and how to make Rockville a more inclusive place that actively welcomes and engages its broad, multicultural community.

More than 150 participants divided themselves among six “conversation circles,” each set up to address a different set of questions on topics that included hate crime, enhancing community policing, barriers to government, communicating to young people and promoting inclusion.

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