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, November 23, 2020 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 TXT2020-00256, 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 Section 25.21.21 of the Zoning Ordinance to Modify the Tree Planting Requirements for New Residential Lots Containing Townhouses, Duplexes and Other Attached Units.

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/2171/Zoning-Code-Amendments.

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 2:00 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 2:00 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 9:00 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 2:00 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

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Council of Rockville, Maryland, will conduct a public hearing on Monday, November 23, 2020 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 TXT2020-00256, 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 Section 25.21.21 of the Zoning Ordinance to Modify the Tree Planting Requirements for New Residential Lots Containing Townhouses, Duplexes and Other Attached Units.

 

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/2171/Zoning-Code-Amendments.

 

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 2:00 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 2:00 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 9:00 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 2:00 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


NOTICE OF HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Council of Rockville will conduct a public hearing on Monday, October 26, 2020, at 7:00 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 2:00 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 2:00 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 9:00 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 2:00 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


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Council of Rockville, Maryland, will conduct a public hearing on Monday, October 19, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the item may be heard, in connection with Text Amendment Application TXT2020-00257, Mayor and Council, Applicant.  The Mayor and Council are conducting meetings via videoconference due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

 The Mayor and Council are inviting testimony on the draft Zoning Text Amendment (ZTA) application. The purpose and intent of this application is to amend Chapter 25 of the Rockville City Code entitled “Zoning” for the purpose of adding a Design Guidelines section to Article 10 – Single Dwelling unit Residential Zones.  If adopted, the ZTA would implement the East Rockville Design Guidelines document, which would apply to new detached structures and additions to existing homes in East Rockville.

 More detailed information on the above application can be found via the City’s website at https://www.rockvillemd.gov/2249/East-Rockville-Design-Guidelines-Standar.

 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 2:00 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 9:00 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 2:00 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

On Housing and Community Development Needs for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Council of Rockville, Maryland, will conduct a public hearing on Monday, September 14, 2020 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 for receiving input on community needs for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for Fiscal Year 2022 (Program Year 47).  Testimony from this hearing will be considered by the Mayor and Council in funding decisions. The CDBG grant is a federal grant for housing and community development programs. The City of Rockville has received approximately $260,000 annually over the last several years. To be eligible for funding, all CDBG projects must principally benefit low and moderate-income people or prevent or eliminate slums and blight and comply with all Federal program requirements.  CDBG funds can be used to acquire property for public uses (recreation, public facilities, historic preservation, neighborhood conservation); build public facilities (roads, curbs, sidewalks, parks, neighborhood facilities, sewerage collection systems, water distribution systems, flood and drainage systems); remove architectural barriers for people with disabilities and the elderly (widen doors, install wheelchair ramps); provide loans and grants to rehabilitate houses and apartments; provide programs to preserve and restore public or private historic properties; and implement economic development activities (training programs, energy conservation programs, commercial revitalization).  Any person or organization interested in speaking at the public hearing should contact the City Clerk's Office at (240) 314-8280 by 4:00 p.m. on September 14, 2020. For further information, contact the Department of Community Planning and Development Services at (240) 314-8203.  Additional information will be available in the Mayor and Council agenda item, which will be online by September 9, 2020 at:  www.rockvillemd.gov/AgendaCenter

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 Second Public Hearing on Monday, July 13, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. on the Charter Review Commission’s review of the Rockville City Charter. The Mayor and Council is seeking input from the public regarding the scope of review that should be performed by the Charter Review Commission.

The charter is a legal document similar to constitution. It establishes the City’s corporate limits and outlines how the City is organized and conducts business, such as holding elections, levying taxes, adopting ordinances, and providing services. The Charter Review Commission will be comprised of up to 11 city residents. Viewing Mayor and Council Meetings To support social distancing, the Mayor and Council are conducting meetings virtually. 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.

NOTICE OF HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Council of Rockville, Maryland, will conduct a Public Hearing on Monday, June 1, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. on the Charter Review Commission’s review of the Rockville City Charter. The Mayor and Council is seeking input from the public regarding the scope of review that should be performed by the Charter Review Commission. 

The charter is a legal document similar to constitution. It establishes the City’s corporate limits and outlines how the City is organized and conducts business, such as holding elections, levying taxes, adopting ordinances, and providing services. The Charter Review Commission will be comprised of up to 11 city residents. Viewing Mayor and Council Meetings To support social distancing, the Mayor and Council are conducting meetings virtually. 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 2:00 p.m. on the date of the meeting. All comments will be acknowledged by the Mayor and Council at the meeting and added to the agenda for public viewing on the website. 

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 9:00 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.  Please monitor your email on Monday for further instructions once you submit your name and phone number. The instructions are also available on the published agenda for the meeting.

 For detailed information please contact the City Clerk’s Office at cityclerk@rockvillemd.gov or go to  https://www.rockvillemd.gov/102/Charter-Review-Commission The webpage includes links to the 2012 Charter Review Commission Report, Mayor and Council February 24, 2020 Meeting and City Charter. 


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 2:00 pm 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 

PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Council of Rockville, Maryland will conduct a public hearing on Monday, June 8, 2020 at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as it may be held in the Council Chamber, Rockville City Hall, 111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Maryland in connection with Sectional Map Amendment Application No. MAP2020-00119, 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 102 Aberdeen Road, Rockville, Maryland, and further identified as Tax Map GR22, Lot 14, Block 4, as shown on Plat No. 2150, containing 13,870 square feet of land, more or less, and further identified as part of a tract of land called “Roxboro.”

Viewing Mayor and Council Meetings

To support social distancing, the Mayor and Council are conducting meetings virtually. 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 2:00 p.m. on the date of the meeting. All comments will be acknowledged by the Mayor and Council at the meeting and added to the agenda for public viewing on the website.

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 9:00 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. Please monitor your email on Monday for further instructions once you submit your name and phone number. The instructions are also available on the published agenda for the meeting.

For detailed information please contact the City Clerk’s Office at cityclerk@rockvillemd.gov or contact Sheila Bashiri, Preservation Planner Community Planning & Development Services, at sbashiri@rockvillemd.gov  or 240-314-8236.

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 2:00 pm 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

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 Mayor and Council of Rockville will conduct a public hearing on Monday, June 8, 2020, in connection with a plan amendment that would amend the City’s Comprehensive Master Plan and associated Neighborhood Plans. The hearing will begin at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the item may be heard.  The Mayor and Council are conducting meetings via videoconference due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The Mayor and Council are inviting testimony on the plan amendment draft. The amendment covers approximately 6 acres, generally located around the intersection of Park Road and North Stonestreet Avenue, between the rail lines to the west and North Grandin Avenue to the east. The properties north of Park Road are bound on the west by the rail lines and on the east by North Grandin Avenue, extending north to England Terrace. The properties south of Park Road are bound by South Stonestreet Avenue on the west and North Grandin Avenue on the east, extending south to Reading Terrace.  The amendment includes proposed changes to the Land Use Plan for the subject area and provides design guidelines for redevelopment.  The Mayor and Council may make modifications to the proposed plan after the public hearings.

The Park Rd. and N/S Stonestreet Ave. Area Plan Amendment may be accessed via the City’s website at http://www.rockvillemd.gov/2004/Stonestreet-Corridor.   

Viewing Mayor and Council Meetings

To support social distancing, the Mayor and Council are conducting meetings virtually. 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 2:00 p.m. on the date of the meeting. Persons submitting testimony are requested to provide their name and address.  All written comments received by 2:00 pm the day of the public hearing will be acknowledged by the Mayor and Council at the meeting and added to the agenda for public viewing on the website.

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 9:00 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.  Please monitor your email on Monday for further instructions once you submit your name and phone number. The instructions are also available on the published agenda for the meeting.

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 2:00 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.