301-926-2256 [email protected]
LATEST NEWS
  • Music Weekend is Coming! - (In case of rain, all events in McCathran Hall) SCHEDULE Piano Bar with Jerry Calderone Come sing along -- bring your requests and your phone… ...
  • Grand Opening of The Dog Spot! - Join us on Saturday, June 15 at 3 p.m. for a Grand Opening Dogstravaganza celebration. We'll be pawtying at the pawk.Due to The Dog Spot's… ...
  • Bulk Trash Pickup 06.15.19 - DON’T FORGET!! Materials may include furniture, appliances (nothing with freon like air conditioning units), rugs, large toys, small auto parts, etc. Material may NOT include… ...
  • Maple Lake Mtg + News - Next Meeting: Thursday, June 20, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Old Council Room. All are welcome to attend! Lake Committee Meetings are on the THIRD… ...
  • Mindfulness & Meditation in The Grove - There will be one more Family friendly event on Saturday June 22, 2019. The event will go from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. in McCathran… ...
  • Stormwater Management Committee Forming! - The Town needs your interest, energy and/or expertise! You’ve probably noticed some areas around the Grove where water runoff has (is!) causing damage to roads… ...
  • The 4th is Coming, Yes, The 4th is Coming! - Mark your calendars for the Town July 4th festivities on Thursday the 4th. Costume judging at 11:00 AM in Woodward Park. Flag raising at NOON… ...
  • Washington Grove’s PastPerfect Online - We live in an historic community, and through the efforts of the Historic Preservation Commission, that history is becoming more readily available to both our… ...
  • Does Getting Behind a Camera and Filming Town Events Interest You? - Could videography of Town events be your ‘Thing’? MMCTV, our County public television cable channel, is offering training and equipment for filming in Washington. This… ...
  • Speaking of Pets … - Dawgs and Kats!! Years ago, the Town of Washington Grove adopted the section of Montgomery County Code that applies to animal control. This now includes… ...
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
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
Historic Preservation Commission

Robert Booher
Chair
301-963-3935

Darrell Anderson
Council Liaison
301-963-8555 home
240-506-2341 cell

Wendy Harris
914-388-2195

Gail Littlefield
301-990-6567

David Stopak
301-330-5446

Mimi Styles
301-519-1957

Planning Commission

Peter Nagrod
Chair
301-512-5771

Charlie Challstrom
Council Liaison
301-926-4498

Georgette Cole
301-330-6740

David Hix
301-825-3737

Deb Mehlferber
240-805-5406

Supervisors of Elections

Meredith Horan
Supervisor
301-926-1054

Joe Clark
301-869-7944

Nick Suzich
240-750-9289

Board of Zoning Appeals

Marc Hansen
Chair
301-869-0926

Satoshi Amagai
301-330-1336

Christine Dibble
301-869-4334

Kathie Evans
Alternate Member
301-869-7816

COMMITTEES
Forestry & Beautification

Georgette Cole
Chair
301-330-6740

Audrey Maskery
Council Liaison
240-205-4756

Woods

Patrice Klein
co-Chair
301-926-2256

Joan Mahaffey
co-Chair
240-631-8064

Maple Lake

John Hutchinson
240-997-5820

Emergency Preparedness

Satoshi Amagai
Chair
301-330-1336

Intergovernmental

John Compton
240-432-5700

Joli A. McCathran
301-869-5358

Recreation

Emily Cavey
240-838-1840

Missy Yachup
301-947-4159

Dog Park

Christine Dibble
co-Chair
301-869-4334

Mary Warfield
co-Chair
202-421-6006

Vacant Homes Task Force

David Stopak
301-330-6446

Memorials

Audrey Maskery
240-205-4756

Tuesday, 18 June 2019
Thursday, 20 June 2019
Friday, 21 June 2019
Monday, 24 June 2019

HPC Mtg 06.18.19

Next meeting: Tuesday, June 18, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. The HPC welcomes and encourages residents to come for an early consultation when considering an addition or renovation/changes to the exterior of their home. HPC...

Maple Lake Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Thursday, June 20, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Old Council Room. All are welcome to attend! Lake Committee Meetings are on the THIRD Thursday of the month. Maple Lake opens week-ends on Memorial Day and full-time on June 14, 2019. Swimming Lessons Lessons...

Stormwater Management Committee Forming!

The Town needs your interest, energy and/or expertise! You’ve probably noticed some areas around the Grove where water runoff has (is!) causing damage to roads or property? And in our West Woods, stormwater runoff damage is acute, threatening forest health and...

Emergency Preparedness & Safety Mtg

Next Meeting: Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Room at McCathran Hall. All Town residents are welcome to attend and discuss any issues or concerns regarding emergency preparedness or safety. Anyone interested in joining the Committee is also...

The 4th is Coming, Yes, The 4th is Coming!

Mark your calendars for the Town July 4th festivities on Thursday the 4th. Costume judging at 11:00 AM in Woodward Park. Flag raising at NOON followed by the parade to McCathran Hall where there will be prizes, popsicles, bell-ringing and singing. There WILL NOT be a...

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Agenda, June 18, 2019

Meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission Tuesday, June 18, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. | McCathran Hall Council Room I. OFFICIAL BUSINESS 7:30 p.m. 1.1 Approval of Agenda 1.2 Adoption of the Minutes II. REVIEW SESSION 8:00 p.m. 2.1 Review of projects III. OLD BUSINESS...

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

Town Meeting News

Mayor’s Volunteer of the Year …to Dan Tutas for his years of dedication to picking up trash on Railroad St, Washington Grove Lane, and in our woods. Preservation Award …to Judy and Ed Mroczka and their renovation of 107 Grove Avenue. FY 2020 Budget...

June Town Council Mtg + News

Next meeting: Monday, June 10, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the May meeting include: Approval of Ordinance 2019-05; Adopting Town Budget and Tax Rate for FY 2020. Election of Darrell Anderson as Mayor Pro Tempore....

Grand Opening of The Dog Spot!

Join us on Saturday, June 15 at 3 p.m. for a Grand Opening Dogstravaganza celebration. We'll be pawtying at the pawk.Due to The Dog Spot's small size and limit of six dogs in the pawk at any time, please either bring your dog on leash, or come alone. Learn how to...

EVENTS & RECREATION

June 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

June 2 »  “What’s My Line” Ryan Young, 3:00 p.m. Town Hall June 3, 17 »  Square Dancing 7:30 p.m. Town Hall June 3 »  Woods Committee 7:30 p.m. Council Room June 5 »  Planning Commission...

Music Weekend is Coming!

(In case of rain, all events in McCathran Hall) SCHEDULE Piano Bar with Jerry Calderone Come sing along -- bring your requests and your phone to look up the words! Friday, June 14, 7:30 to 10 p.m. McCathran Hall Youth Recital and Reception Come enjoy Washington...

The 4th is Coming, Yes, The 4th is Coming!

Mark your calendars for the Town July 4th festivities on Thursday the 4th. Costume judging at 11:00 AM in Woodward Park. Flag raising at NOON followed by the parade to McCathran Hall where there will be prizes, popsicles, bell-ringing and singing. There WILL NOT be a...

SERVICES & ALERTS

Bulk Trash Pickup 06.15.19

DON’T FORGET!! Materials may include furniture, appliances (nothing with freon like air conditioning units), rugs, large toys, small auto parts, etc. Material may NOT include construction by-products from your renovation projects, large automotive parts or...

Stormwater Management Committee Forming!

The Town needs your interest, energy and/or expertise! You’ve probably noticed some areas around the Grove where water runoff has (is!) causing damage to roads or property? And in our West Woods, stormwater runoff damage is acute, threatening forest health and...

Does Getting Behind a Camera and Filming Town Events Interest You?

Could videography of Town events be your ‘Thing’? MMCTV, our County public television cable channel, is offering training and equipment for filming in Washington. This is a great opportunity to take up a hobby, or take your filming skills to a new level....

TOWN
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Washington Grove Cares News

WGC invites everyone to another stimulating and timely talk in our series, What’s My Line? Grovers Revealed, highlighting our neighbors’ areas of expertise and passions. On Sunday, June 2, at 3 PM in McCathran Hall, Dr. Ryan Young (Ph.D. in Biochemistry)...

Washington Grove’s PastPerfect Online

We live in an historic community, and through the efforts of the Historic Preservation Commission, that history is becoming more readily available to both our residents and historians interested in researching our unique little town. Washington Grove’s...

Planning Notes of Interest

(from Mayor John Compton) Guiding Montgomery County into the Future: the General Plan to be Updated. Thrive Montgomery 2050 – the update to the County’s General Plan – has begun. This effort will lead to a new policy document that will guide the...

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