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  • Town Council Mtg 04.12.21 - Next meeting: Monday, April 12, 2021; 7:30pm The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/297850640?pwd=czh3ODBEdEpTeXdkRTc5bDFmLzN2UT09 Or Dial-in to 301-715-8592 Meeting… ...
  • Nominations for Town Office Close 04.12.21 - Nominations for Town office close April 12. Nominees so far: Mayor (one year-term) John Compton Council (two three year-terms) Christine Dibble, Audrey Maskery, Barbara Raimondo… ...
  • The Woman’s Club is Becoming Inclusive! - Thanks for All the Desserts for the Men’s Shelter Dinner! So many generous people in Town donated desserts for our Men’s Shelter Dinner that we… ...
  • Lake Committee Mtg 04.15.21 - Next Meeting: Thursday, April 15, 2021, 7:30 pm Via ZOOM Video Conference https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85028224870?pwd=ZURLeDU1a0JYTkJXT2lZNU94ZEJyQT09 By phone: 301 715 8592 Meeting ID: 850 2822 4870 Passcode: 506893… ...
  • 2021 Comprehensive Plan Work Session 04.21.21 - Please note that the 2020 Master Plan is now the 2021 Comprehensive Plan. The 2021 Comprehensive Plan draft versions are available on the Comprehensive Plan… ...
  • Candidates Forum on Zoom 05.01.21 - The 2021 Candidates Forum will be held via Zoom on Saturday, May 1, at 3:00 pm. The candidates for Mayor and for the Town Council… ...
  • Film Society Discussion 05.02.21 - “Graduation” – Discussion on Sunday, May 2 An earnest doctor, disgusted by corruption in post-Communist Romania, resolves that his daughter will escape to a better… ...
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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, John G. Compton
301-330-8264 home
240-432-5700 cell
[email protected]

Historic Preservation Commission, Lighting, Maintenance

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

McCathran Hall, Planning Commission, Other (Montgomery Municipal Cable, Census Liaison, FEMA Floodplain Coordinator)

Charlie Challstrom
301-926-4498
[email protected]

Contracts, Woods, Stormwater Management

Dave Cosson
202-236-8833
[email protected]

Communications, Dog Park, Recreation, Website

Marida Hines
301-337-8476
[email protected]

Emergency Preparedness & Safety, Maple Lake

Pat Klein
301-926-2256
[email protected]

Forestry & Beautification, Memorials, Playgrounds, Roads & Walkways, Shady Grove Crossing, Washington Grove Conservation Park

Gray Yachup
240-731-3742
[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

Stormwater Management Committee

Robert N. Johnson
Chair
301-346-6267

Virginia Quesada
Vice-Chair & Secretary
301-706-7933

Lighting Committee

Virginia Quesada
Chair
301-706-7933

Robert N. Johnson
Vice-Chair & Secretary
301-346-6267

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

Monday, 12 April 2021
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
  • Forestry & Beautification Committee
    7:30 pm - 8:30 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Avenue   More Details >>

Thursday, 15 April 2021
Sunday, 18 April 2021

Racial Equity Committee Mtg 04.11.21

Next meeting: Sunday, April 11, 2021; 2:00 p.m. All are welcome! Folks who would like to attend should email [email protected] to get the Zoom link. And more information on how to join the committee, our goals, past meeting minutes, and historical resources can...

Town Council Mtg 04.12.21

Next meeting: Monday, April 12, 2021; 7:30pm The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/297850640?pwd=czh3ODBEdEpTeXdkRTc5bDFmLzN2UT09 Or Dial-in to 301-715-8592 Meeting ID: 297 850 640 Password: 074385 Actions at the...

Nominations for Town Office Close 04.12.21

Nominations for Town office close April 12. Nominees so far: Mayor (one year-term) John Compton Council (two three year-terms) Christine Dibble, Audrey Maskery, Barbara Raimondo Election Day is Saturday, May 8. Eligible voters are those registered to vote in...

Forestry & Beautification Mtg 04.14.21

Next Meeting: April 14, 2021, 7:30 p.m. via ZOOM Video Conference Isn’t spring beautiful? Wonderful invitation to get out for a walk! At our next meeting, we will be planning for the spring tree planting. We'd love to have you join us! If you can't make the meeting...

Lake Committee Mtg 04.15.21

Next Meeting: Thursday, April 15, 2021, 7:30 pm Via ZOOM Video Conference https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85028224870?pwd=ZURLeDU1a0JYTkJXT2lZNU94ZEJyQT09 By phone: 301 715 8592 Meeting ID: 850 2822 4870 Passcode: 506893 Find your local number:...

Historic Preservation Mtg 04.20.21

Next meeting: Tuesday, April 20, 2021; 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. For a copy of the Agenda, email Chairman Bob Booher ([email protected]). Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3440199688 Meeting ID: 344 019...

2021 Comprehensive Plan Work Session 04.21.21

Please note that the 2020 Master Plan is now the 2021 Comprehensive Plan. The 2021 Comprehensive Plan draft versions are available on the Comprehensive Plan page of the Town website. The Agenda will be posted on the Town web site home page. Work Session Notice:...

Recreation Committee Mtg 04.21.21

Next Meeting: Wednesday, April 21, 2021. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. To join the Zoom Videoconference: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88952052869?pwd=cklnNDBUdzhOdHBPMS9hREFLRGx0QT09 Meeting ID: 889 5205 2869 Passcode: 055636 One tap...

Emergency Preparedness Committee Mtg 04.22.21

Next Meeting: Thursday, April 22nd at 7:30 p.m. Join the Zoom meeting by videoconference: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82991276202?pwd=c3gyN0Jld2pia1JKdThHaDEvYUFVdz09 By Phone: 301 715 8592 Meeting ID: 829 9127 6202 Passcode: 728172 COVID-19 Vaccine update: The state of...

Annual Maple Lake Cleanup 04.24.21

Maple Lake Cleanup: The annual cleanup will be on Saturday, April 24th at 10 AM. Please join in and bring your leaf rake, shovel, and wheelbarrow if you have one. Rain date is Sunday, April 25th at Noon. Call John Hutchinson at 240-997-5820 for details or...

Sustainability Group Mtg 04.27.21

Next meeting: April 27, 2021, 7:30 PM Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3440199688 Meeting ID: 344 019 9688 One tap mobile +13017158592,3440199688# US (Washington DC) Dial by your location +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington...

Lighting Committee Mtg 04.28.21

Next Meeting: Wednesday, April 28th at 7:30pm, 2021 via ZOOM Video Conferencing. We will continue to meet on the 4th Wednesday of every month. All are welcome to attend! PEPCO has recently filed a major tariff that could greatly affect the lighting in TWG. TWG is on...

Candidates Forum on Zoom 05.01.21

The 2021 Candidates Forum will be held via Zoom on Saturday, May 1, at 3:00 pm. The candidates for Mayor and for the Town Council seats will introduce themselves and answer your questions. The Zoom link for the Candidates Forum is: https://zoom.us/j/781347688 We use a...

Film Society Discussion 05.02.21

“Graduation” – Discussion on Sunday, May 2 An earnest doctor, disgusted by corruption in post-Communist Romania, resolves that his daughter will escape to a better life via a scholarship to a British university. Events threaten to derail his dreams for her, resulting...

Town Council Meeting Agenda, April 12, 2021

Regular Meeting of the Town Council Monday, April 12, 2021 | 7:30 p.m. | McCathran Hall Council Room REMOTE ZOOM MEETING ACCESS Join via Internet: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/297850640?pwd=czh3ODBEdEpTeXdkRTc5bDFmLzN2UT09 Dial-in: 301-715-8592 , Meeting ID 297 850 640 ,...

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

Town Council Mtg 04.12.21

Next meeting: Monday, April 12, 2021; 7:30pm The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/297850640?pwd=czh3ODBEdEpTeXdkRTc5bDFmLzN2UT09 Or Dial-in to 301-715-8592 Meeting ID: 297 850 640 Password: 074385 Actions at the...

Nominations for Town Office Close 04.12.21

Nominations for Town office close April 12. Nominees so far: Mayor (one year-term) John Compton Council (two three year-terms) Christine Dibble, Audrey Maskery, Barbara Raimondo Election Day is Saturday, May 8. Eligible voters are those registered to vote in...

2021 Comprehensive Plan Work Session 04.21.21

Please note that the 2020 Master Plan is now the 2021 Comprehensive Plan. The 2021 Comprehensive Plan draft versions are available on the Comprehensive Plan page of the Town website. The Agenda will be posted on the Town web site home page. Work Session Notice:...

Candidates Forum on Zoom 05.01.21

The 2021 Candidates Forum will be held via Zoom on Saturday, May 1, at 3:00 pm. The candidates for Mayor and for the Town Council seats will introduce themselves and answer your questions. The Zoom link for the Candidates Forum is: https://zoom.us/j/781347688 We use a...

EVENTS & RECREATION

April Coming Events Calendar

(All meetings via ZOOM Conference) April 5 » Woods Committee 7:30 pm ZOOM April 7 » Planning Commission 7:30 pm ZOOM April 12 » Nominations for Mayor & Town Council Due April 12 » Town Council Meeting...

The Woman’s Club is Becoming Inclusive!

Thanks for All the Desserts for the Men’s Shelter Dinner! So many generous people in Town donated desserts for our Men’s Shelter Dinner that we were also able to share some with other shelters in the area. They were so grateful both for the treats and to know that...

Recreation Committee Mtg 04.21.21

Next Meeting: Wednesday, April 21, 2021. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. To join the Zoom Videoconference: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88952052869?pwd=cklnNDBUdzhOdHBPMS9hREFLRGx0QT09 Meeting ID: 889 5205 2869 Passcode: 055636 One tap...

Film Society Discussion 05.02.21

“Graduation” – Discussion on Sunday, May 2 An earnest doctor, disgusted by corruption in post-Communist Romania, resolves that his daughter will escape to a better life via a scholarship to a British university. Events threaten to derail his dreams for her, resulting...

SERVICES & ALERTS

ALERT!

Annual Maple Lake Cleanup 04.24.21

Maple Lake Cleanup: The annual cleanup will be on Saturday, April 24th at 10 AM. Please join in and bring your leaf rake, shovel, and wheelbarrow if you have one. Rain date is Sunday, April 25th at Noon. Call John Hutchinson at 240-997-5820 for details or...

Maryland State Income Tax

Washington Grove Subdivision Code: 1612 Every year the Town of Washington Grove receives a portion of the Maryland State income tax paid by Town residents. Because most residents do not have mail delivered to street addresses, this presents a challenge for the State...

Elderly Individual/Military Retiree Tax Credit

For property owners aged 65 and over who either (1) have owned and lived in their home for the last 40 consecutive years, OR (2) are retired from one of the United States Armed Forces including military reserves, the National Guard, and the uniformed corps of the...

Recyclable Yard Waste Collection Is Back 03.04.21

Recyclable yard waste pickup up by Potomac Disposal resumes on Thursday, March 4, 2021. Our trash contractor will pick up recyclable yard waste from your properly marked containers and/or large brown bags. You may also bundle your brush and tie it with twine. Bundles...

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Sustainability Group Mtg 04.27.21

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