Rockville is considered one of the nation’s leading small cities and has earned its place among the top 10 most diverse communities in the nation. Rockville reveres its roots and its commitment to citizen-centric public service, to the environment, and to the connection of neighborhood and residents. Located less than 15 miles northwest of Washington, D.C., Rockville is the seat of Montgomery County and is frequently recognized as one of the best places to live in the nation.
Rockville is a community of safe, diverse neighborhoods with well-kept homes and vital neighborhood centers.
Rockville is one of the top 10 most diverse cities in the United States. The city regularly engages residents in building a community that thrives on being inclusive.
Rockville has an enviable business climate built on the success of its multiphased Town Center, Rockville Pike and neighborhood commercial centers.
Rockville is a vibrant community of neighbors who are engaged in the daily life of their city.
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Visit the Mayor and Council Agenda Center to learn how to sign up for Community Forum, a drop-in session with the mayor and a councilmember, or a public hearing.
Community Forum, in which community members may speak for up to three minutes, is held during most Mayor and Council meetings.
Drop-in sessions with the mayor and a councilmember are held monthly prior to a Mayor and Council meeting.
Public hearings on specific topics are held during Mayor and Council meetings.
Serve our City
Residents are encouraged to lend their time and expertise to a city board or commission. Boards and commissions provide the Mayor and Council with informed public opinions, thoughts and ideas that shape the city.
Find open opportunities to give your time and talents. Student Service Learning hours are available.
Learn about Our City
A free community-awareness program, Rockville City Academy teaches Rockville residents about the city’s history, its government and its neighborhoods.
Visit the city academy page or call the Community Engagement Division at 240-314-8344.
Learn about Your Neighborhood
Find out about your local civic association and what is happening in your neighborhood. Contact the Community Engagement Division at 240-314-8340.