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GROVE ALERT
  • Sunday Noise Reminder - Per Article 1, Section 7. Operation of Power Mowers, Etc. It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a power mower, chain saw, or other power equipment on Sundays before the hour of 12:00 Noon, except that electrically powered tools may be operated within a building with doors and windows closed.
LATEST NEWS
  • Washington Grove Communications Working Group (CWG) has a Web Page - The volunteer-organized Communications Working Group has been formed to recommend to the Town Council best practices for ensuring effective, non-emergency communications from the Town to ...
  • Town Council News - Next meeting: Monday, August 13, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the July meeting included: deferred ...
  • Maple Lake News - Next meeting: Thursday, August 16, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. Combo Changed... The lake gate combination ...
  • HPC – Seeking Volunteers to Open Their Homes… - Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Next meeting: Tuesday, August 22, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. Seeking Volunteers ...
  • Join the Fun – Labor Day Weekend 2018 - Athletic Competitions for All Ages • Sat., Sun. & Mon., Sept. 1, 2, & 3 2018 Labor Day Weekend Saturday September 1st 10 AM - ...
  • WC – Pot Luck Supper & We Did it Again! - Woman's Club Pot Luck Supper in September This year’s September 21st Pot Luck Supper is going to be a very special event! As part of ...
  • July 4th KUDOS!! - With over 150 people in attendance, the Muskrat Band turning 50, our 1st Annual Sabrage Event, and a mercifully short speech by Mayor Compton, a ...
  • Sunday Noise Reminder - Per Article 1, Section 7. Operation of Power Mowers, Etc. It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a power mower, chain saw, or ...
  • Trial Installation of Speed Bumps on Chestnut Road - At the July 9 Council meeting, the Council approved a trial for the installation of two speed bumps on Chestnut Road. In August, temporary speed ...
  • Check Out Our July 4th Festivities ON TV! - Thanks to Montgomery Municipal Cable (MMC) for capturing the Washington Grove 4th of July Celebration in the video now available on YouTube by clicking on: ...
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
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]

Monday, 20 August 2018
  • Square Dancing
    Monday, 20 August 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

Tuesday, 21 August 2018
  • Yoga
    Tuesday, 21 August 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

  • Historic Preservation Commission
    Tuesday, 21 August 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave. Washington Grove, MD   More Details >>

Wednesday, 22 August 2018
  • Recreation Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, 22 August 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Avenue   More Details >>

Thursday, 23 August 2018
  • EPC Meeting
    Thursday, 23 August 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave.   More Details >>

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

HPC – Seeking Volunteers to Open Their Homes…

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Next meeting: Tuesday, August 22, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. Seeking Volunteers to Open Their Homes… The Maryland Association of Historic District Commissions (MAHDC) has reached...

Recreation Committee News…Let There Be Dancing!

Recreation Committee Meeting Next Meeting: Wed. August 22, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. This meeting is open to the public. Let There Be Dancing! Mark your calendars! Betsy and Al Taylor, callers for Taylor Made Squares, are happy to announce we have scheduled...

Emergency Preparedness Committee

Next Meeting: Thursday, August 23, 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...

Join the Fun – Labor Day Weekend 2018

Athletic Competitions for All Ages • Sat., Sun. & Mon., Sept. 1, 2, & 3 2018 Labor Day Weekend Saturday September 1st 10 AM - 1 PM Field Events - Athletic Field, Grove Road Six contests for kids and adults of all ages. Registration begins promptly at 10 AM. Don’t be...

WC – Pot Luck Supper & We Did it Again!

Woman's Club Pot Luck Supper in September This year’s September 21st Pot Luck Supper is going to be a very special event! As part of our support for the Washington Grove Elementary School, we will be holding two fun auctions to raise money for a Field Trip Fund to...

Town Council Meeting Agenda, August 13, 2018

Town Council Meeting & Public Hearings (continued) Monday, August 13, 2018 | 7:30 p.m. | McCathran Hall Council Room PUBLIC HEARINGS (continued from July 9, 2018) Ordinance 2018-04; Zoning Text Amendment to Modify Special Rules for Fences and Carports, add Definitions...

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

Town Council News

Next meeting: Monday, August 13, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the July meeting included: deferred action and continued public hearings on Ordinance 2018-04 and Ordinance 2018-05. approval of the installation of two...

Looking For PC & HPC Alternates

Looking For A Planning Commission Alternate Interested in getting more involved in Town affairs? The Planning Commission needs a volunteer to serve as the Alternate. The Alternate participates in the PC meetings (1st Wednesday of the month) and votes when a full...

2019 Master Plan Call for Recruitment!

The Future of Washington Grove is Being Planned…… And you can have a say! Due to the foresight and diligence of those who have gone before us, the Town is fortunate to have its own planning and zoning authority. The Town’s Master Plan is an important part of that...

EVENTS & RECREATION

Recreation Committee News…Let There Be Dancing!

Recreation Committee Meeting Next Meeting: Wed. August 22, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. This meeting is open to the public. Let There Be Dancing! Mark your calendars! Betsy and Al Taylor, callers for Taylor Made Squares, are happy to announce we have scheduled...

Join the Fun – Labor Day Weekend 2018

Athletic Competitions for All Ages • Sat., Sun. & Mon., Sept. 1, 2, & 3 2018 Labor Day Weekend Saturday September 1st 10 AM - 1 PM Field Events - Athletic Field, Grove Road Six contests for kids and adults of all ages. Registration begins promptly at 10 AM. Don’t be...

WC – Pot Luck Supper & We Did it Again!

Woman's Club Pot Luck Supper in September This year’s September 21st Pot Luck Supper is going to be a very special event! As part of our support for the Washington Grove Elementary School, we will be holding two fun auctions to raise money for a Field Trip Fund to...

SERVICES & ALERTS

Sunday Noise Reminder

Per Article 1, Section 7. Operation of Power Mowers, Etc. It shall be unlawful for any person to operate a power mower, chain saw, or other power equipment on Sundays before the hour of 12:00 Noon, except that electrically powered tools may be operated within a...

Trial Installation of Speed Bumps on Chestnut Road

At the July 9 Council meeting, the Council approved a trial for the installation of two speed bumps on Chestnut Road. In August, temporary speed bumps will be installed at the Stop sign at Chestnut Road and Oak Street and at the Stop sign at Chestnut Road and Acorn...

Grove Adult Tennis July 2018

Sunday July 1...9:30 – 11:00 am Opening Day (Social Doubles Play) Monday July 2 ....7:00 – 8:00 pm "Beginners Only" Wanna try? Wanna remember how to? C'mon out!!! Wednesday July 11....6:30 – 8:00 pm Ladies Only....Drills and Play Monday July 16......6:30 – 8:00 pm...

TOWG RELATED

HPC – Seeking Volunteers to Open Their Homes…

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Next meeting: Tuesday, August 22, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. Seeking Volunteers to Open Their Homes… The Maryland Association of Historic District Commissions (MAHDC) has reached...

Check Out Our July 4th Festivities ON TV!

Thanks to Montgomery Municipal Cable (MMC) for capturing the Washington Grove 4th of July Celebration in the video now available on YouTube by clicking on: https://youtu.be/aCqu65AjS0Ehttps://youtu.be/aCqu65AjS0E MMC's Melissa Aymold joined us here to do the video...

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