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  • Have You Lived in Your Home for 40 Consecutive Years? - Have You Lived in Your Home for 40 Consecutive Years? If you have owned and lived in your home for 40 consecutive years, you may be eligible for a property tax credit. The assessment on your property must be $650,000 or less. Property Tax Credit for Elderly Individuals and for Military Retirees was enacted by […]
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McCathran Hall

300 Grove Avenue
PO Box 216
Washington Grove, Maryland
20880-0216

Town Office

Located in the lower wing of McCathran Hall, the office is usually open Monday Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Wednesday from 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. Town Clerk Kathy Lehman is available to answer your questions. Please drop by, call the office at 301-926-2256 or send an e-mail to [email protected].

Office Hours:
  • Mornings
    M, T, Th, F » 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Afternoons
    Wed. » 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
TOWN COUNCIL
Historic Preservation Commission, Roads & Walkways, Sign Restoration Project, WG Conservation Park

Darrell Anderson
301-963-8555 home
240-506-2341 cell
[email protected]

Planning Commission, McCathran Hall, Montgomery Municipal Cable Board, Census Liaison, FEMA Floodplain Coordinator

Charlie Challstrom
301-926-4498
[email protected]

Dog Park, Woods, Contracts, Shady Grove Crossing Liaison

Robert B. Gilmore
202-352-1877
[email protected]

Website, Communications, Recreation

Marida Hines
301-337-8476
[email protected]

Emergency Preparedness, Maple Lake

Pat Klein
301-926-2256
[email protected]

Forestry and Beautification, Maintenance, Memorials, Playgrounds

Audrey Maskery
240-205-4756
[email protected]

OFFICERS
Mayor

John Compton
240-432-5700
[email protected]

Clerk

Kathryn L. Lehman
301-926-2256
[email protected]

Treasurer

Mary Challstrom
301-926-4498
[email protected]

Buildings & Grounds

Steve Werts
301-926-1668
[email protected]

COMMISSIONS
Board of Zoning Appeals

Marc Hansen, Chair
301-869-0926
[email protected]

Satoshi Amagai
301-330-1336
[email protected]

Christine Dibble
301-869-4334
[email protected]

Kathie Evans (Alternate Member)
301-869-7816
[email protected]

Historic Preservation Commission

Robert Booher, Chair
301-963-3935
[email protected]

Darrell Anderson, Council Liaison
301-963-8555 home
240-506-2341 cell
[email protected]

Wendy Harris
914-388-2195
[email protected]

Gail Littlefield
301-990-6567
[email protected]

David Stopak
301-330-5446
[email protected]

Mimi Styles
301-519-1957
[email protected]

Planning Commission

Peter Nagrod, Chair
301-512-5771
[email protected]

Charlie Challstrom, Council Liaison
301-926-4498
[email protected]

Georgette Cole
301-330-6740
[email protected]

David Hix
301-825-3737
[email protected]

Deb Mehlferber
240-805-5406
[email protected]

Supervisors of Elections

Meredith Horan, Supervisor
301-926-1054
[email protected]

Joe Clark
301-869-7944
[email protected]

Nick Suzich
240-750-9289
[email protected]

COMMITTEES
Dog Park

Christine Dibble (co-Chair)
301-869-4334
[email protected]

Mary Warfield (co-Chair)
202-421-6006
[email protected]

Forestry & Beautification

Georgette Cole, Chair
301-330-6740
[email protected]

Audrey Maskery, Council Liaison
240-205-4756
[email protected]

Woods

Patrice Klein (co-Chair)
301-926-2256
[email protected]

Joan Mahaffey (co-Chair)
240-631-8064
[email protected]

Vacant Homes Task Force

David Stopak
301-330-6446
[email protected]

Emergency Preparedness

Satoshi Amagai
301-330-1336
[email protected]

Maple Lake

John Hutchinson
240-997-5820
[email protected]

Memorials

Audrey Maskery
240-205-4756
[email protected]

Recreation

Emily Cavey
240-838-1840
[email protected]

Missy Yachup
301-947-4159
[email protected]

Intergovernmental

John Compton
240-432-5700
[email protected]

Joli A. McCathran
301-869-5358
[email protected]

Wednesday, 19 September 2018
  • Woods Committee Master Plan Work Group
    Wednesday, 19 September 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave.   More Details >>

Thursday, 20 September 2018
  • STBB Rehearsal
    Thursday, 20 September 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

  • Lake Committee Meeting
    Thursday, 20 September 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Avenue   More Details >>

Friday, 21 September 2018
  • Woman's Club Pot Luck & Auction
    Friday, 21 September 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

Tuesday, 25 September 2018
  • Deadline for Bulletin Submissions
    Tuesday, 25 September 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm in Washington Grove Town Office   More Details >>

  • Yoga
    Tuesday, 25 September 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

WC Pot Luck Supper + Auctions

Our Pot Luck Supper, Auctions, and Other Community Outreach Programs September 21st Pot Luck Supper and Auctions at McCathran Hall This year’s Annual Pot Luck Supper will be a very special event! As part of our support for the Washington Grove Elementary School, in...

Film Society Kicks Off New Season in October 7th

The 19th series of the Washington Grove Film Society will begin on October 7 (see insert in this bulletin). Subscriptions go on sale at the Labor Day Weekend Field Event, Saturday, September 1, 10 AM to 1 PM. Come to the Film Society table to learn more about the...

Bulk Trash Collection 10.20

Mark your calendars! The Town has scheduled a bulk trash collection for Oct. 20, 2018. Materials may include furniture, appliances (nothing with freon like air conditioning units), rugs, large toys, small auto parts, etc. Material may NOT include construction...

MAHDC Washington Grove Tour – Sunday, October 21, 2018

We are honored that the Maryland Association of Historic District Commissions (MAHDC) has asked us to organize a walking tour of Town for its membership. Clare Lise Kelly (author, architectural historian and former resident) has agreed to be the speaker for the event....

Planning Commission Meeting Minutes August 2018

[Town Minutes Archive] 1 August 2018 | Approved: 5 September 2018 Peter Nagrod called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. In attendance were Commissioners Charlie Challstrom, Georgette Cole, Dave Hix, and Deb Mehlferber. Also present were resident Diane McCauley and...

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

Town Council Mtg + News

Next meeting: Monday, September 10, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the August meeting include: acceptance of McCathran Hall stand-by generator proposal from Generating Power, LLC. enactment of Ordinance 2018-04; Zoning...

New Process for Town Council Minutes

Unapproved, draft minutes of the Town Council meetings will now be available on the Town website or upon request to the Town Office approximately a week after the meeting date. In the near future Committee Minutes will be posted to the web as they become available.

EVENTS & RECREATION

WC Pot Luck Supper + Auctions

Our Pot Luck Supper, Auctions, and Other Community Outreach Programs September 21st Pot Luck Supper and Auctions at McCathran Hall This year’s Annual Pot Luck Supper will be a very special event! As part of our support for the Washington Grove Elementary School, in...

Film Society Kicks Off New Season in October 7th

The 19th series of the Washington Grove Film Society will begin on October 7 (see insert in this bulletin). Subscriptions go on sale at the Labor Day Weekend Field Event, Saturday, September 1, 10 AM to 1 PM. Come to the Film Society table to learn more about the...

SERVICES & ALERTS

Bulk Trash Collection 10.20

Mark your calendars! The Town has scheduled a bulk trash collection for Oct. 20, 2018. Materials may include furniture, appliances (nothing with freon like air conditioning units), rugs, large toys, small auto parts, etc. Material may NOT include construction...

Have You Lived in Your Home for 40 Consecutive Years?

Have You Lived in Your Home for 40 Consecutive Years? If you have owned and lived in your home for 40 consecutive years, you may be eligible for a property tax credit. The assessment on your property must be $650,000 or less. Property Tax Credit for Elderly...

WG Mindfulness + Meditation + Yoga

Meditation in The Grove/Mindfulness & Meditation Class New resident Eleni Khan invites you to enjoy group guided meditations and mindfulness exercises. We will be calming our minds, and deeply relaxing with guided breathing, singing bowls, interactive mindfulness and...

TOWG RELATED

MAHDC Washington Grove Tour – Sunday, October 21, 2018

We are honored that the Maryland Association of Historic District Commissions (MAHDC) has asked us to organize a walking tour of Town for its membership. Clare Lise Kelly (author, architectural historian and former resident) has agreed to be the speaker for the event....

Streetlight Committee to Form …. Again!

Our old streetlight fixtures and bulbs are slipping into obsolescence. A Streetlight Committee will advise the Council on alternatives to our current fixtures. For more information about this group, please contact Darrell Anderson at 301-963-8555 or...

Washington Grove Cares

Because Wikispaces is closing down, our Town's shared wisdom about local professionals and tradespeople and restaurants had to be moved. Washington Grove Cares has made these recommendation lists easily accessible to all on its website at www.washingtongrovecares.org....

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