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GROVE ALERT
  • Party Permits @ the Lake - Summer is just around the corner! Maple Lake is a great venue for your party, wedding, or other assemblage. Just follow the link https://goo.gl/forms/g10fJ2Qo0oTJJFcN2 to make it official.
LATEST NEWS
  • Mayor and Council History 1970 to Present - [Mayor and Council History 1970 to Present] (provided by Charlie Challstrom) Elections
  • Meet the Candidates and Town Leaders - On Sunday, May 6, six days before the Town elections, we hope to have a lively candidates forum in McCathran Hall at 3:00 P.M. Please ...
  • Woods Committee News - Next meeting: Monday, May 7, 2018 at 7:30 PM in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. Our June meeting is scheduled ...
  • Forestry & Beautification News - Next Meeting: May 9, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. This will be our last meeting before ...
  • Maple Lake Meeting - Next meeting: Thursday, May 10, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. Party Permits Summer is just around ...
  • Town Elections - Town elections will be held on Saturday, May 12, from 4:00-7:00 PM. Any Town resident registered to vote in Montgomery County is qualified. This year ...
  • Annual Town Meeting - This year’s Annual Town Meeting is set for May 12, 2018 in McCathran Hall at 8:00 p.m.
  • Town Council Recommends FY 2019 Budget - Mayor Joli McCathran presented a draft budget to the Council for their March 26, 2018 work session. Priorities include continued implementation of the 2015 Forest ...
  • “Victorian Spring” the Washington Grove 2018 Flower Show - Sunday May 20th The Clubhouse is open for entries from 8:15-10:15 a.m. All participants are invited to bring as many entries as desired. Judging is ...
  • NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON BUDGET ORDINANCE - The Town Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm in McCathran Hall. The purpose of this hearing is ...
CONTACT US
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
Intergovernmental

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

Historic Preservation Commission, Playground Committee, Shady Grove Crossing Liaison, WG Conservation Park

John Compton
240-432-5700
[email protected]

Emergency Preparedness, Maple Lake, Safety

Pat Klein
301-977-8985
[email protected]

Forestry and Beautification, Maintenance, Memorials

Audrey Maskery
301-977-0582
[email protected]

McCathran Hall, Planning Commission

John McClelland
301-963-3328
[email protected]

Contracts, Woods Committee

Greg Silber
301-926-1854
[email protected]

Recreation, Roads & Walkways, Website

Shelley Winkler
301-330-6446

OFFICERS
Mayor

Joli A. McCathran
301-869-5358
[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

Christine Dibble, Board Member
301-869-4334

Satoshi Amagai, Board Member
301-330-1336
[email protected]

Kathie Evans, Alternate Board Member
301-869-7816
[email protected]

Planning Commission

Peter Nagrod, Chairman Member
301-512-5771
[email protected]

John McClelland, Council Liaison Member
301-963-3328
[email protected]

Steve Werts, Member
301-926-1668
[email protected]

Deb Mehlferber, Member
301-670-0837
[email protected]

David Hix, Member
301-825-3737
[email protected]

Georgette Cole, Alternate Member
301-330-6740
[email protected]

Historic Preservation Commission

Robert B. Booher, Chairman
301-963-3935
[email protected]

Wendy Harris, Member
301-388-2195
[email protected]

John Compton, Council Liaison
240-432-5700
[email protected]

Gail Littlefield, Member
301-990-6567
[email protected]

Mimi Styles, Member
301-519-1957
[email protected]

David Stopak, Member
301-330-5446
[email protected]

Supervisors of Elections

Meredith Horan, Supervisor
301-926-1054

Nick Suzich, Chairperson
301-926-4810

Joe Clark, Board Member

COMMITTEES
Forestry & Beautification

Audrey Maskery
301-977-0582
[email protected]

Woods Committee

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

Patrice Klein (co-Chair)
301-977-8985
[email protected]

Vacant Homes Task Force

David Stopak
301-330-6446
[email protected]

Emergency Preparedness Committee


Satoshi Amagai
sat.amagai[email protected]

Lake Committee

John Hutchinson
301-926-8767

Memorials

Audrey Maskery
301-977-0582
[email protected]

Recreation Committee

Emily Cavey
240-838-1840
[email protected]

Missy Yachup
301-947-4159
[email protected]

Election Committee

Meredith Horan, Supervisor of Elections
Nick Suzich
Joe Clark
Margo Cavenagh (Observer)

Sunday, 20 May 2018
  • Flower Show
    Sunday, 20 May 2018 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm in Woman's Club House Washington Grove, MD   More Details >>

  • Private Rental
    Sunday, 20 May 2018 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

Monday, 21 May 2018
  • Town Council Organizational Meeting
    Monday, 21 May 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave. Washington Grove, MD   More Details >>

Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
  • Recreation Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, 23 May 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave.   More Details >>

Thursday, 24 May 2018
  • EPC Meeting
    Thursday, 24 May 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave.   More Details >>

Friday, 25 May 2018

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON BUDGET ORDINANCE

The Town Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm in McCathran Hall. The purpose of this hearing is to take public comment on proposed Ordinance No. 2018-03. This ordinance would adopt the Town Budget for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2018,...

Emergency Preparedness Committee

Next Meeting: Thursday, May 24, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All are welcome to attend. We are also looking for new committee members. If you are interested in helping the Town be prepared for emergencies, please join us! Contact the Town Office if interested;...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Ordinance 2018-02

The Washington Grove Town Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 11, 2018, 7:30 p.m., in McCathran Hall, 300 Grove Ave, Washington Grove, Maryland. The purpose of this hearing is to take public comment on proposed Ordinance 2018-02. This ordinance would...

Annual Progressive Porch Party

Saturday, June 23rd is the date. Mark your calendars! Once again, we need volunteers to host this event on your porches. If you can help us with this, please contact Sylvia Appleby at [email protected] or...

Public Hearing and Meeting of the Town Council, May 21, 2018

Public Hearing and Meeting of the Town Council Monday, May 21, 2018 | 7:30 p.m. | McCathran Hall Council Room ADMINISTRATIVE HOUSEKEEPING New Council Members Swearing In Election of Mayor Pro-Tempore PUBLIC HEARING Ordinance 2018-03; Ordinance Adopting Town Budget for...

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON BUDGET ORDINANCE

The Town Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 7:30 pm in McCathran Hall. The purpose of this hearing is to take public comment on proposed Ordinance No. 2018-03. This ordinance would adopt the Town Budget for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2018,...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Ordinance 2018-02

The Washington Grove Town Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 11, 2018, 7:30 p.m., in McCathran Hall, 300 Grove Ave, Washington Grove, Maryland. The purpose of this hearing is to take public comment on proposed Ordinance 2018-02. This ordinance would...

From The Mayor

Governor Larry Hogan visiting with Town officials on April 13, 2018. Scott Hancock, Executive Director of the Maryland Municipal League, is on the far left. Governor Larry Hogan accepted my invitation to visit Washington Grove. While here, he presented the Town with a...

EVENTS & RECREATION

“Victorian Spring” the Washington Grove 2018 Flower Show

Sunday May 20th The Clubhouse is open for entries from 8:15-10:15 a.m. All participants are invited to bring as many entries as desired. Judging is from 10:15-12:30 p.m. No admission during judging The Clubhouse with entries is open to the public from 1:00 to 4:00...

Annual Progressive Porch Party

Saturday, June 23rd is the date. Mark your calendars! Once again, we need volunteers to host this event on your porches. If you can help us with this, please contact Sylvia Appleby at [email protected] or...

Swim Lessons

Lessons will be offered from July 2nd - August 3rd from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Please sign up by June 24th at: https://goo.gl/forms/Ab78g8bPXs6HBAQf2

SERVICES & ALERTS

Party Permits @ the Lake

Summer is just around the corner! Maple Lake is a great venue for your party, wedding, or other assemblage. Just follow the link https://goo.gl/forms/g10fJ2Qo0oTJJFcN2 to make it official.

Shall We Dance?

Betsy and Al Taylor, callers for Taylor Made Squares, are starting a dance group in Town. Would Monday or Wednesday night be better for you? If you want to join our newly forming group, please email [email protected] and tell us your preference. Questions? Call...

Tai Chi Returns

Tai Chi continues on Saturday mornings, after the winter break. Wear comfortable shoes and come do Tai Chi in silence together at the basketball courts 9:00 am on Saturday mornings, beginning May 5th. Claire Rosser will provide some instruction, but the goal is to...

TOWG RELATED

Shady Grove Metro Station

Do you want a second access to the platform at the Shady Grove Metro to relieve current peak hour crowding? Several alternative plans for this were floated by WMATA several years ago. But nothing further has happened! Should Metro upgrade the Shady Grove Metro station...

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