Public Hearing Notices

NOTICE OF HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Council of Rockville will conduct a public hearing on Monday, March 1, 2021, at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as it may be heard, via a virtual meeting in connection with a proposed budget and ordinance to appropriate funds and levy taxes for Fiscal Year 2022, including the levying of taxes on property located in special taxing districts in the Town Center.  At the same time, the Council will hear testimony on a proposed Capital Improvements Program for Fiscal Year 2022 through 20­­26.  An additional hearing on the proposed budget will be held on April 12, 2021. 

 

In addition, the Mayor and Council will hear testimony on the proposed water and sewer rates as well as rates to be established for the Rockville refuse services, and storm water utilities. 

 

More information on the proposed budget and proposed water, sewer, refuse and storm water utility rates will be posted on Friday, February 12, 2021, and can be found at www.rockvillemd.gov/budget

 

Viewing Mayor and Council Meetings 

The virtual meetings can be viewed on Rockville 11, channel 11 on county cable, livestreamed at www.rockvillemd.gov/rockville11, and available a day after each meeting at www.rockvillemd.gov/videoondemand.  

 

 How to Participate in the Public Hearing 

Persons wishing to testify at the hearing are asked to call 240-314-8280 before 

10:00 a.m. on the date of the hearing to have their names placed on the speakers’ list. 

 

If you wish to submit comments in writing for the Public Hearing, please email the comments to mayorandcouncil@rockvillemd.gov by no later than 10:00 a.m. on the date of the meeting. Persons submitting testimony are requested to provide their name and address.  

If you wish to participate virtually in the Public Hearing during the live Mayor and Council meeting, please send your name and phone number to mayorandcouncil@rockvillemd.gov no later than 10:00 a.m. on the day of the meeting. You will be connected with the City’s Information Technology Department to receive all the information you need to join the meeting by audio to share your comments. 

 Written comments may also be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office, 111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Maryland, 20850, or forwarded by email to cityclerk@rockvillemd.gov.  Comments received after 10:00 a.m. on the date of the public hearing will not be available to the Mayor and Council at the public hearing and will be provided to the Mayor and Council at a later date.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF ROCKVILLE

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


NOTICE OF HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Council of Rockville will conduct a public hearing on Monday, February 1, 2021, at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as it may be heard online via WebEx, in connection with proposed amendments to Chapter 9 of Rockville City Code entitled “Fire Code,” to allow the provisions in the 2018 NFPA 1 and NFPA 101 Fire and Life Safety Code Editions, as amended locally, to apply. 

These proposed amendments include possible adoption with certain additions, deletions and amendments to the 2018 Editions of the Fire Code (NFPA 1) and the Life Safety Code (NFPA 101), and All Associated NFPA Codes or Standards Incorporated by Reference and the Latest Editions of Certain Other NFPA Codes Not Incorporated by Reference into NFPA 1 or NFPA 101., and by making other minor technical changes. 

Viewing Mayor and Council Meetings 

The virtual meetings can be viewed on Rockville 11, channel 11 on county cable, livestreamed at www.rockvillemd.gov/rockville11, and available a day after each meeting at www.rockvillemd.gov/videoondemand.  

 How to Participate in the Public Hearing 

If you wish to submit comments in writing for the Public Hearing, please email the comments to mayorandcouncil@rockvillemd.gov by no later than 10:00 a.m. on the date of the meeting. Persons submitting testimony are requested to provide their name and address.  

If you wish to participate virtually in the Public Hearing during the live Mayor and Council meeting, please send your name and phone number to mayorandcouncil@rockvillemd.gov no later than 10:00 am on the day of the meeting. You will be connected with the City’s Information Technology Department to receive all the information you need to join the meeting by audio to share your comments.  

Written comments may also be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office, 111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Maryland, 20850, or forwarded by email to cityclerk@rockvillemd.gov.  Comments received after 10:00 a.m. on the date of the public hearing will not be available to the Mayor and Council at the public hearing and will be provided to the Mayor and Council at a later date. 

More detailed information on the proposed amendments can be found at the city’s website at https://www.rockvillemd.gov/agendacenter, on the Dec. 14, 2020 and Feb. 1, 2021 agendas, or by contacting Rabbiah Sabbakhan (240) 314-8242 or rsabbakhan@rockvillemd.gov

MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF ROCKVILLE

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

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 Notice is hereby given that a public hearing, pursuant to Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, will be held by the Mayor and Council of Rockville, Maryland (the “City”) to permit any resident of the City of Rockville, Maryland to appear and testify concerning the plan of finance (the “Plan of Finance”) pursuant to which the City will amend and reissue its outstanding Economic Development Revenue Bonds (National Lutheran Home & Village at Rockville Project), Series 2012A and 2012B (the “Bonds”) for the benefit of The Village at Rockville, Inc., formerly known as the National Lutheran Home & Village at Rockville, Inc., a District of Columbia non-profit corporation (the “Borrower”).  The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. and will be conducted solely via teleconference. Persons interested in participating in the public hearing should call the following phone number at 1-408-418-9388 the public hearing time and then entering access code 1320722443 followed by “#”.

Facility: The proceeds from the sale of the Bonds have been loaned to the Borrower and used by the Borrower to finance or refinance (or reimburse for prior capital expenditures in connection with) the improvement, acquisition, construction, renovation, equipping and development of a portion of the costs of improvements to the Borrower’s existing senior living facilities located at 9701Veirs Drive, Rockville, Maryland 20850, including renovations to existing apartment units and the reconfiguration of certain skilled nursing units to add an additional level of care (collectively, the “Facility”).  The Facility also includes land or interests in land, buildings, landscaping, structures, machinery, equipment, furnishings or other real or personal property located on the same site as the Facility.  The proceeds from the sale of the Bonds have also been used by the Borrower to fund a debt service reserve fund and capitalized interest for the Bonds, and to pay certain costs of issuance and other related costs.

 Location:  The Facility is located at 9701Veirs Drive, Rockville, Maryland 20850.

Initial Owner And Operator Of Facility:  The Village at Rockville, Inc., formerly known as the National Lutheran Home & Village at Rockville, Inc., a District of Columbia non-profit corporation.

 Proposed Use Of Facility:  The Facility has been and shall be used by the Borrower as a senior living facility.

The Bonds are and will be limited obligations of the City, the principal of, premium (if any) upon, and interest on which are payable solely from revenues to be received in connection with the financing of the Facility here described and from other moneys available to the City for such purposes.  Neither the Bonds nor the interest thereon shall ever constitute an indebtedness or charge against the general credit or taxing powers of the City within the meaning of any constitutional or charter provision or statutory limitation and neither shall ever constitute or give rise to any pecuniary liability of the City.

Individuals will be given an opportunity to be heard at this hearing regarding the Plan of Finance and the proposed amendment and reissuance of the Bonds and the location and nature of the Facility.  Comments will be limited to five (5) minutes per speaker.

 Written comments on the proposed transaction with respect to the Bonds may be via email to the Director of Finance at gcohen@rockvillemd.gov.

 MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF ROCKVILLE

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


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Council of Rockville, Maryland, will conduct a public hearing on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 7 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the item may be heard, on short-term residential rentals. The Mayor and Council are conducting meetings via videoconference due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

 

The Mayor and Council are inviting testimony on whether or not short-term residential rentals should be allowed; and, if so, how they should be regulated. The City Code of Ordinances does not currently contain regulations governing short-term residential rentals and there is no legislative proposal pending on the matter at this time. 

 

Viewing Mayor and Council Meetings 

The virtual meetings can be viewed on Rockville 11, channel 11 on county cable, livestreamed at www.rockvillemd.gov/rockville11, and available a day after each meeting at www.rockvillemd.gov/videoondemand.   

How to Participate in the Public Hearing 

If you wish to submit comments in writing for the Public Hearing, please email the comments to mayorandcouncil@rockvillemd.gov by no later than 2 p.m. on the date of the meeting. Persons submitting testimony are requested to provide their name and address.  

 

If you wish to participate virtually in the Public Hearing during the live Mayor and Council meeting, please send your name and phone number to mayorandcouncil@rockvillemd.gov no later than 9 a.m. on the day of the meeting. You will be connected with the City’s Information Technology Department to receive all the information you need to join the meeting by audio to share your comments. 

 

Written comments may also be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office, 111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Maryland, 20850, or forwarded by email to cityclerk@rockvillemd.gov.  Comments received after 2 p.m. on the date of the public hearing will not be available to the Mayor and Council at the public hearing and will be provided to the Mayor and Council at a later date. 

 

Mayor and Council of Rockville

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


NOTICE OF HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Council of Rockville will conduct a public hearing on Monday, January 11, 2021, at 7 p.m., or as soon thereafter as it may be heard, in the Council Chambers, Rockville City Hall, 111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Maryland, in connection with the preparation and development of the FY 2022 budget. 

 

The Mayor and Council is seeking public input for the development and creation of the FY 2022 Operating and Capital Improvements Program budget.  

 

Viewing Mayor and Council Meetings 

The virtual meetings can be viewed on Rockville 11, channel 11 on county cable, livestreamed at www.rockvillemd.gov/rockville11, and available a day after each meeting at www.rockvillemd.gov/videoondemand.  

 

 How to Participate in the Public Hearing 

Persons wishing to testify at the hearing are asked to call 240-314-8280 before 2 p.m. on the date of the hearing to have their names placed on the speakers’ list. 

 

If you wish to submit comments in writing for the Public Hearing, please email the comments to mayorandcouncil@rockvillemd.gov by no later than 2 p.m. on the date of the meeting. Persons submitting testimony are requested to provide their name and address.  

If you wish to participate virtually in the Public Hearing during the live Mayor and Council meeting, please send your name and phone number to mayorandcouncil@rockvillemd.gov no later than 9 a.m. on the day of the meeting. You will be connected with the City’s Information Technology Department to receive all the information you need to join the meeting by audio to share your comments. 

Written comments may also be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office, 111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Maryland, 20850, or forwarded by email to cityclerk@rockvillemd.gov.  Comments received after 2 p.m. on the date of the public hearing will not be available to the Mayor and Council at the public hearing and will be provided to the Mayor and Council at a later date.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF ROCKVILLE

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