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Public Property Naming and Commemoration

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Council of Rockville, Maryland, will conduct a public hearing on Monday, September 19, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as it may be heard in the Council Chamber, Rockville City Hall, 111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Maryland, in connection with a proposed Public Property Naming and Commemoration Policy that is under consideration for adoption by the Mayor and Council. The proposed Public Property Naming and Commemoration Policy sets forth the purpose, procedures and guidelines for the naming or renaming of City-owned property. In addition, the proposed policy sets forth the purpose, procedures and guidelines for commemorating, individuals or groups that have played a significant role in the city.

More detailed information on the proposed policy can be found on file in the City Clerk's Office at Rockville City Hall. Persons wishing to testify at the hearing are asked to call (240) 314-8280, before 4:00 p.m. on the day of the hearing to place their names on the speakers' list.

Mayor and Council of Rockville
By: Kathleen Conway
City Clerk/Director of Council Operations 

TXT2016-00244 Small Cell Antennas

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Council of Rockville, Maryland, will conduct a public hearing on Monday, September 19, 2016, at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as it may be heard, in the Council Chamber, Rockville City Hall, 111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Maryland, in connection with Text Amendment Application TXT2016-00244, Cellco Partnership, d/b/a Verizon Wireless, Applicant.

The purpose and intent of this application is to amend Chapter 25 of the Rockville City Code entitled “Zoning” by amending Sections 25.03.02, and 25.09.08 so as to allow the installation of small cell wireless antennas within the City. The proposed revisions include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Adding a definition for a small cell antenna;
• Differentiating between small cell antennas and current wireless antenna provisions;
• Allowing small cell antennas to be installed in any zone with limitations on the size and height of the antennas;
• Establishing a hierarchy of preference as to where the small cell antennas can be located;
• Providing that the Board of Appeals may waive certain aspects of the regulations for small cell antennas in residential zones where undue hardship is found or where wireless communications would be prohibited without the waiver.

More detailed information on the above application can be found on file in the City Clerk/Director of Council Operations Office at Rockville City Hall. Persons wishing to testify at the hearing are asked to call (240) 314-8280, before 4:00 p.m. on the day of the hearing to place their names on the speakers' list.

Mayor and Council of Rockville
By: Kathleen Conway, City Clerk/Director of Council Operations