Public Hearing Notices

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Council of Rockville, Maryland, will conduct a public hearing on Monday, June 21, 2021 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 TXT2020-00260, Mayor and Council of Rockville, Applicant.

The purpose and intent of this application is to amend Chapter 25 of the Rockville City Code entitled “Zoning” by amending Sections 25.01, 25.03.02, 25.04.04, 25.05.07, 25.07.07, new section 25.07.16, 25.13.03, 25.13.06, and 25.16.03 to modify the following: requirements for Project Plans, roadway classifications in mixed use zones, minor and major site plan amendments, and the definition of demolition; allow for development approval abandonment; and add research and development use as a permitted use in certain zones, including an associated parking standard. 

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 and on the City’s web site at: https://www.rockvillemd.gov/agendacenter

 Viewing the Mayor and Council Public Hearing

The virtual public hearing 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 Provide Testimony

If you wish to participate in the virtual Public Hearing, please call 240-314-8280 or send your name and phone number to mayorandcouncil@rockvillemd.gov no later than 10:00 a.m. on the day of the hearing, which is June 21. 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.

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

Written comments received after 10:00 a.m. on the date of the virtual public hearing will not be available to the Mayor and Council at the 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 virtual public hearing on Monday, June 14, 2021, at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as it may be heard, in connection with the city’s draft Comprehensive Plan update.

 

The Mayor and Council is seeking public input on the draft Comprehensive Plan that the Rockville Planning Commission recommended for adoption on March 15, 2021

 

The Planning Commission’s recommended Comprehensive Plan is based on feedback gathered throughout the Rockville 2040 process, which included numerous listening sessions, citywide forums, open houses and other meetings, as well as analysis and discussion by the Planning Commission and City staff. If adopted by the Mayor and Council, it will replace the City’s previous 2002 comprehensive plan and many of its subsequent amendments.

 

Viewing the Mayor and Council Public Hearing

The virtual public hearing 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 participate in the virtual Public Hearing, please call 240-314-8280 or send your name and phone number to mayorandcouncil@rockvillemd.gov no later than 10:00 a.m. on the day of the hearing. 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.

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

Written comments received after 10:00 a.m. on the date of the virtual public hearing will not be available to the Mayor and Council at the 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, Maryland will conduct a virtual public hearing on Monday, June 7, 2021 at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as it may be heard in connection with Sectional Map Amendment Application No. MAP2021-00121, Historic District Commission of Rockville, Applicant.

 

Said application requests that the boundaries of the Historic District Zone as designated on the Rockville Zoning Map be amended to include the property located at 203 Forest Avenue, Rockville, Maryland, and further identified as Tax Map GR22, Lots 8 and 9, Block 16, containing 20,000 square feet of land, more or less, and further identified as part of a tract of land called “Bealls Subdivision.”

 

For more detailed information on the above application, contact Sheila Bashiri, Preservation Planner Community Planning & Development Services, at sbashiri@rockvillemd.gov, or 240-314-8236. 

 

Viewing the Mayor and Council Public Hearing

The virtual public hearing 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 participate in the virtual Public Hearing, please call 240-314-8280 or send your name and phone number to mayorandcouncil@rockvillemd.gov no later than 10:00 a.m. on the day of the hearing. 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.

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

Written comments received after 10:00 a.m. on the date of the virtual public hearing will not be available to the Mayor and Council at the 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, Maryland, will conduct a public hearing on Monday, May 10, 2021 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 TXT2020-00255, Mayor and Council of Rockville, Applicant.

 

The purpose and intent of this application is to amend Chapter 25 of the Rockville City Code entitled “Zoning” by amending Sections 15.03.02, 25.09.03, 25.10.05, 25.10.14        and 25.15.02 to provide definitions and regulations for the installation of accessory dwelling units on private residential property within the City.

 

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 and on the City’s web site at:  https://www.rockvillemd.gov/DocumentCenter/View/35129/Final-Draft-ZTXT255.   

 

How to Provide Testimony

If you wish to participate in the virtual Public Hearing, please call 240-314-8280 or send your name and phone number to mayorandcouncil@rockvillemd.gov no later than 10:00 a.m. on the day of the hearing, which is May 17. 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.

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

Written comments received after 10:00 a.m. on the date of the virtual public hearing will not be available to the Mayor and Council at the hearing and will be provided to the Mayor and Council at a later date.

Viewing the Mayor and Council Public Hearing

The virtual public hearing can be viewed on Rockville 11, which is channel 11 on county cable, or livestreamed at www.rockvillemd.gov/rockville11. It will also be available for viewing a day after the hearing, at www.rockvillemd.gov/videoondemand


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, Maryland, will conduct a public hearing on Monday, May 10, 2021 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 TXT2020-00254, Mayor and Council of Rockville, 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, 25.09.02 and 03, 25.10.05        and 25.13.08 to modify the regulations for accessory buildings on private property within the City.

 

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 and on the City’s web site at:  https://www.rockvillemd.gov/DocumentCenter/View/35130/Final-Draft-ZTXT254.  

 

How to Provide Testimony

If you wish to participate in the virtual Public Hearing, please call 240-314-8280 or send your name and phone number to mayorandcouncil@rockvillemd.gov no later than 10:00 a.m. on the day of the hearing, which is May 17. 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.

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

Written comments received after 10:00 a.m. on the date of the virtual public hearing will not be available to the Mayor and Council at the hearing and will be provided to the Mayor and Council at a later date.

Viewing the Mayor and Council Public Hearing

The virtual public hearing can be viewed on Rockville 11, which is channel 11 on county cable, or livestreamed at www.rockvillemd.gov/rockville11. It will also be available for viewing a day after the hearing, at www.rockvillemd.gov/videoondemand

 

Mayor and Council of Rockville 

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

 


NOTICE OF HEARING

Annexation ANX2020-00146

Notice is hereby given that the Rockville Mayor and Council will conduct a public hearing via the Cisco Webex platform on May 17, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as it may be heard in connection with the annexation plan and resolution associated with Annexation Petition ANX2020-00146.  The petitioners are EYA Development LLC on behalf of the property owner Victor, Inc.

 

The petition requests the enlargement of the City boundaries by adding an area of land totaling approximately 11.96 acres, consisting of the petitioner-owned 10.23-acre property and the abutting 1.73-acre portion of MD 355 right-of-way. The property is located approximately 800 feet south of the intersection of Shady Grove Road and MD 355, also described as (a) 16160 and 16200 Frederick Road and (b) Parcel A, at Plat No. 7936 and a portion of Parcel C, at Plat 10684 recorded among the Land Records of Montgomery County, Maryland.

 

The Annexation Plan, as recommended by the Planning Commission and adopted by the Mayor and Council, recommends that the private portion of the proposed annexation be zoned MXCD (Mixed use Commercial District) under the City of Rockville’s zoning ordinance.

 

Written testimony may be sent to the Mayor and Council via mayorcouncil@rockvillemd.gov or by US mail to 111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD 20850, c/o Sara Ferrell

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Viewing the Mayor and Council Public Hearing

The virtual public hearing 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 participate in the virtual Public Hearing, please call 240-314-8280 or send your name and phone number to mayorandcouncil@rockvillemd.gov no later than 10:00 a.m. on the day of the hearing. 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.

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

Written comments received after 10:00 a.m. on the date of the virtual public hearing will not be available to the Mayor and Council at the hearing and will be provided to the Mayor and Council at a later date.

Both the Annexation Plan and the Annexation Resolution can be found at https://www.rockvillemd.gov/DocumentCenter/View/41289/ANX2020-00146-Mayor-and-Council-Adopted-Annexation-Plan-and-Resolution-to-Enlarge-the-Corporate-Boundaries 

For additional questions, you can reach City staff Manisha Tewari at mtewari@rockvillemd.gov or by calling 240-314-8213


NOTICE OF HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Council of Rockville will conduct a public hearing on Monday, April 12, 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.   

 

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 stormwater utilities. 

 

More information on the proposed budget and proposed water, sewer, refuse and stormwater utility rates 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 virtual public hearing on Monday, April 12, 2021, at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as it may be heard, in connection with the city’s draft Comprehensive Plan update.

 

The Mayor and Council is seeking public input on the draft Comprehensive Plan that the Rockville Planning Commission recommended for adoption on March 15, 2021

 

The Planning Commission’s recommended Comprehensive Plan is based on feedback gathered throughout the Rockville 2040 process, which included numerous listening sessions, citywide forums, open houses and other meetings, as well as analysis and discussion by the Planning Commission and City staff. If adopted by the Mayor and Council, it will replace the City’s previous 2002 comprehensive plan and many of its subsequent amendments.

 

Viewing the Mayor and Council Public Hearing

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 participate in the virtual Public Hearing, please call 240-314-8280 or send your name and phone number to mayorandcouncil@rockvillemd.gov no later than 10:00 a.m. on the day of the hearing. 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.

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

Written comments received after 10:00 a.m. on the date of the virtual public hearing will not be available to the Mayor and Council at the 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