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Posted on: May 19, 2023

Rockville to Honor Barve, Reichard for Years of Service to the City

Barve Reichard Reception

The Mayor and Council welcome community members to join them as they honor former Del. Kumar P. Barve and Kenneth Reichard, former assistant to Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, on Monday, June 12 at City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave.

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Posted on: June 5, 2023

Virtual Public Forum on Vision Zero

Vision Zero Virtual Public Forum

We encourage all of the Rockville community to join us for a discussion to be held 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, June 22 via WebEx. Learn about Vision Zero and share your comments about the Pedestrian Master Plan and improving transportation safety in Rockville.

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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Join the Rockville City Police Department

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The Rockville City Police Department continues to recruit for entry-level and lateral/certified police officer positions. Hiring bonuses of $6,000 (entry-level applicants) and $10,000 (lateral/certified officers) are offered.

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Posted on: February 7, 2023

Mayor and Council Add Two Seats to City Council

Mayor & Council Chambers

Unanimously Adopt Resolution to Amend Charter

Voters in Rockville’s November 2023 election will have the opportunity to vote for seven members of the city’s elected body, following a unanimous vote Monday by the Mayor and Council on a r...

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Posted on: December 2, 2022

For Sixth Year, Rockville Nets Full 100 Points for LGBTQ+ Support

2022 Municipal Equality Report

Rockville has scored 100 marks for the city’s commitment to the health, welfare, safety and equality of its lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community in its sixth year of participating, and the 11th year for the Human Rights Campaign’s Munic...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

County's Proposed Restoration Center and Bus Depot at 1541 Seven Locks Road

Concept Layout for Seven Locks Detention Center Site

The Mayor and Council oppose Montgomery County's plans to house a future Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Criminal Justice Complex and restoration center, and plans for a bus depot, on a 25.8-acre detention facility site on Seven Locks Road.

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Posted on: February 6, 2023

Mayor and Council to Discuss, and Possibly Adopt, Charter Resolution to Amend Size of Council

Mayor & Council Chambers

The Mayor and Council will, at their meeting tonight, discuss and possibly adopt a resolution that will amend the city’s charter to increase the number of elected councilmembers from four to six.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m.

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

City Continues to Provide Safe, Reliable Drinking Water – Even During Construction

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Rockville, Maryland, July 1 — In another year of challenges to provide the city with safe and reliable drinking water, Rockville’s water once again met or exceeded all federal water quality regulations limits, the city’s Department of Public Works said in...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Yard Waste Delays: What the City Is Doing and What You Can Do to Help

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The City of Rockville is taking additional action to address persistent delays in yard waste collections due to severe staffing shortages. 

Beginning on Saturday, June 11, the city will collect yard waste on Saturdays in all areas, citywide, that ...

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