Public Hearing Notices

Location:
King Farm Community Center
300 Saddle Ridge Circle
Rockville, Maryland

Monday, February 27, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

Scheduled Topics for Public Comment

King Farm Farmstead Task Force

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Council of Rockville, Maryland, will conduct a public hearing on Monday, February 27, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as it may be heard at the King Farm Community Center located at 300 Saddle Ridge Circle, Rockville, MD 20850, on the Report of the King Farm Farmstead Task Force and its recommendations for the best possible uses for the King Farm Farmstead as well as any potential changes to the recorded covenants on the property to accommodate the recommended uses. More detailed information on the report can be found on file in the City Clerk's Office at Rockville City Hall. A copy of the report can be found on the City’s website at King Farm Farmstead Task Force Recommendations and Report 2017 

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: Sara Taylor-Ferrell

City Clerk/Director of Council Operations


PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

an Amendment to the City of Rockville Comprehensive Master Plan, the 2001 Town Center Master Plan, the 2004 East Rockville Neighborhood Plan, and the 2007 Lincoln Park Neighborhood Plan

Notice is hereby given that the City of Rockville Mayor and Council will conduct a public hearing on Monday, February 25, 2019.The hearing will begin at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the item may be heard, in the Mayor and Council Chambers, Rockville City Hall, 111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD, in connection with a plan amendment that would amend the City’s Comprehensive Master Plan and associated Neighborhood Plans.

The Mayor and Council are inviting testimony on the plan amendment draft. The amendment covers approximately 14.10 acres, generally located along N. Stonestreet Ave. between Howard Ave. to the south and Spring Ave. to the north. The amendment includes proposed changes to the Land Use Plan for the subject area and provides design guidelines for redevelopment.  The Mayo rand Council may make modifications to the proposed plan after the public hearings.

The N. Stonestreet Ave. Plan Amendment may be accessed via the City’s website at http://www.rockvillemd.gov/2004/Stonestreet-Corridor.  Printed copies may be reviewed at the City's Community Planning and Development Services Department, Rockville City Hall.  

Written comments on the draft plan may be submitted to the Mayor and Council via email at mayorandcouncil@rockvillemd.gov

or mailed to City Clerk’s Office, Rockville City Hall, 111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20850.  Persons submitting testimony, orally or inwriting, are requested to provide their name and address.  More detailed information is available by contacting Andrea Gilles at agilles@rockvillemd.govor 240-314-8273.   

Persons wishing to testify are requested to call the City Clerk’s Office at 240-314-8280 by 4:00 p.m. on the date of the hearing to place their names on the speakers’ list. Advanced sign-up is requested but not required.

Mayor and Council of Rockville 

By:  Sara Taylor Ferrell, City Clerk/Director of Council Operations


NOTICE OF HEARING

February 28, 2019

Notice is hereby given that the Compensation Commission will conduct a public hearing at its meeting on Thursday, February 28, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as it may be heard in the Mayor and Council Chambers, Rockville City Hall, 111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Maryland.

Pursuant to Chapter 2, Section 2-21 of the Rockville City Code, the Compensation Commission’s responsibilities are to review and make recommendations pertaining to the annual compensation of the Mayor and Councilmembers. The current compensation for the Mayor is $32,582 and the current compensation for the Councilmembers is $26,376.

The Compensation Commission is seeking input from the public on the following two questions: 1) what is the proper compensation for the Mayor and Council; and 2) how should it be determined?

The record will remain open for a period of one week after the public hearing. Public comment can be submitted in writing to the City Clerk, 111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20850, or by email to: cityclerk@rockvillemd.gov.

Review a copy of the 2015 Compensation Commission Report.

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.

Compensation Commission

By: Sara Taylor-Ferrell, City Clerk/Director of Council Operations


Notice of Adoption of Charter Amendments

Notice of Adoption of Charter Amendment Resolution No. 21-18

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to pursuant to Article XI-E of the Constitution of Maryland, Sections 4-303 and 304 of the Local Government Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland, and the Charter of the City of Rockville, the Mayor and Council of Rockville, Maryland, on December 17, 2018, duly adopted Resolution No. 21-18 (Charter Amendment No. CA2018-00062), to amend Section 5 of Article III, "Vacancies in Office of Mayor and Council," of the Charter of the City of Rockville so as to provide more specific requirements for filling vacancies in the office of Mayor or Councilmember and to clarify certain terminology.

This amendment shall become effective and be considered a part of the Charter of the City of Rockville on February 5, 2019, unless on or before January 26, 2019, there shall be presented to the Mayor and Council of Rockville, or mailed to it by registered mail, a petition requesting that the proposed amendment be submitted to referendum to the voters of Rockville.  Said petition must meet the requirements of Article V, Section 2(g) of the Charter, and must be signed by twenty percent (20%) or more of the persons who are qualified to vote in municipal elections of the City of Rockville,

Mayor and Council of Rockville
By:  Sara Taylor-Ferrell, City Clerk/Director of Council Operations 

Notice of Adoption of Charter Amendment Resolution No. 22-18

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to pursuant to Article XI-E of the Constitution of Maryland, Sections 4-303 and 304 of the Local Government Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland, and the Charter of the City of Rockville, the Mayor and Council of Rockville, Maryland, on December 17, 2018, duly adopted Resolution No. 22-18 (Charter Amendment No. CA2018-00063), to amend Section 1 of Article II, "The Mayor and Council," of the Charter of the City of Rockville so as to clarify that the members of the Mayor and Council must continue residency in the City during their tenure in office.

This amendment shall become effective and be considered a part of the Charter of the City of Rockville on February 5, 2019, unless on or before January 26, 2019, there shall be presented to the Mayor and Council of Rockville, or mailed to it by registered mail, a petition requesting that the proposed amendment be submitted to referendum to the voters of Rockville.  Said petition must meet the requirements of Article V, Section 2(g) of the Charter, and must be signed by twenty percent (20%) or more of the persons who are qualified to vote in municipal elections of the City of Rockville,

Mayor and Council of Rockville
By:  Sara Taylor-Ferrell, City Clerk/Director of Council Operations