301-926-2256 [email protected]
LATEST NEWS
  • The 2020 – 2022 Washington Grove Directories are here! - The 2020 – 2022 Washington Grove Directories are here! The new Directories are back from the printers. The challenge in this time of Covid-19 will… ...
  • Film Society Share Your Thoughts on 08.30.20 - The Film society invites you to our August Film Discussion: join your neighbors on Zoom to share your thoughts on Samba, August 30, 7:30 pm.… ...
  • Grove History - The Auditorium – Central to Chautauqua In June, we looked at the Chautauqua Movement and its manifestation in Washington Grove. Again, we express our appreciation… ...
  • Woods Committee Mtg + News - Next Meeting: ONLINE Monday, August 3, 2020; 7:30 p.m. as part of the Town’s response to protect ourselves and our community from the COVID-19 pandemic… ...
  • Washington Grove Cares Shopping Trips - Coordinating Shopping Trips During the COID 19 Epidemic Regularly Scheduled Grocery Trips: Two volunteers are shopping at regular times during the week. Please contact them… ...
  • Washington Grove on the Fourth of July! - 2020 Virtual Fourth of July Costume Parade and Awards Ceremony Attention all Yankee Doodle Dandies! Covid-19 won't tread on our patriotic spirit this year: we'll… ...
  • 2020 Master Plan Consultant Session – Mtg 07.07 - Please note the 2020 Master Plan draft versions are available on the Master Plan page of the Town website . Work Session Notice: Tuesday, July… ...
  • Woman’s Club Virtual Annual Progressive Porch 07.11.20 - Like so many events in Town, our annual Progressive Porch will be virtual this year. Our plan is to have it at 7:00 PM on… ...
  • Town Council Mtg 07.13.20 - Next meeting: Monday, July 13, 2020; 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/297850640?pwd=czh3ODBEdEpTeXdkRTc5bDFmLzN2UT09 Or Dial-in to 301-715-8592… ...
  • Public Hearing Testimony Ordinance 2020-01 on 07.13.20 - The Washington Grove Town Council will hold a VIRTUAL public hearing on July 13, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. to hear public testimony on proposed Ordinance… ...
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]il.com

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, 10 August 2020
  • Town Council
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave. Washington Grove, MD   More Details >>

Tuesday, 11 August 2020
  • Stormwater Management Meeting
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave.   More Details >>

Town Council Mtg 08.10.20 + Mayor’s Kudos

Next meeting: Monday, August 10, 2020; 7:30 p.m. 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...

Stormwater Management Mtg 08.11.20 + News

Next Meeting: Tuesday, August 11, 2020; 7:30 p.m. The Stormwater Management committee meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month. We welcome all interested residents! Questions, concerns or ideas, please contact: Robert N. Johnson at [email protected] or 301 346-6267 Join Zoom...

Forestry & Beautfn Mtg 08.12.20 + News

Next Meeting: Wed, August 12, 2020; 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. Meeting access: Residents and the public may access By dialing in to: 301-715-8592 using Meeting ID: 781 347 688 and following the audio instructions. OR by...

HPC Mtg 08.18.20 + News

Next meeting: Tuesday, August 18, 2020; 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...

Master Plan Work Session 08.19.20

Please note the 2020 Master Plan draft versions are available on the Master Plan page of the Town website. The Agenda will be posted on the Town web site home page. Work Session Notice: Wednesday August 19 at 7:30 pm. REMOTE ACCESS ONLY As part of the Town’s...

Maple Lake Mtg 08.20.20 + News

Next Meeting: Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86365022773?pwd=aElaQ01CTlQ1bjdwd0VkZ1hQNnUrQT0 Phone: 301 715 8592 Meeting ID: 863 6502 2773 Passcode:...

Rec Committee Mtg 08.20.20 + News

Next Meeting: Wednesday, August 20, 2020; 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/72554043850?pwd=TGlBYTJPZ2JocTMrSmM2SUpxazRVZz09 Meeting ID: 725 5404 3850 Password: 988494

Lighting Committee Mtg 08.26.20

Next Meeting: Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. We meet the fourth Wednesday of every month. We will be meeting via a Zoom Conference and all are welcome to attend! The details are below. Good news, we have finalized the LED conversion of our Streetlights with...

Dog Park Committee Mtg 08.26.20

Dog Park Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday, August 26 at 7:30 by Zoom. If you are interested in attending, please contact Christine Dibble at [email protected] so we can send you an invitation. All are welcome to attend!

Emergency Preparedness Committee Mtg 08.27.20

Next Meeting: Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. REMOTE ACCESS ONLY by using Zoom videoconference at https://zoom.us/j/913357212, password: 768563. COVID-19 Mask Regulation: County now has a mask use requirement in public. See details here:...

Film Society Share Your Thoughts on 08.30.20

The Film society invites you to our August Film Discussion: join your neighbors on Zoom to share your thoughts on Samba, August 30, 7:30 pm. "Samba," a 2014 crowd-pleasing, social comedy-drama, comes from the makers of “The Intouchables,” Olivier Nakache...

Town Council Meeting Agenda, August 10, 2020

Regular Meeting of the Town Council Monday, August 10, 2020 | 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 08.10.20 + Mayor’s Kudos

Next meeting: Monday, August 10, 2020; 7:30 p.m. 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...

Master Plan Work Session 08.19.20

Please note the 2020 Master Plan draft versions are available on the Master Plan page of the Town website. The Agenda will be posted on the Town web site home page. Work Session Notice: Wednesday August 19 at 7:30 pm. REMOTE ACCESS ONLY As part of the Town’s...

EVENTS & RECREATION

August 2020 – Coming Events Calendar

(All meetings via ZOOM Conference) August 3 »  Woods Committee 7:30 pm ZOOM August 5 »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm ZOOM August 10 »  Town Council Meeting 7:30 pm ZOOM August 11 »  Stormwater Management...

The 2020 – 2022 Washington Grove Directories are here!

The 2020 – 2022 Washington Grove Directories are here! The new Directories are back from the printers. The challenge in this time of Covid-19 will be how to distribute them. Our hope is to set up a table in front of the Woman’s Club a couple of evenings...

Rec Committee Mtg 08.20.20 + News

Next Meeting: Wednesday, August 20, 2020; 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/72554043850?pwd=TGlBYTJPZ2JocTMrSmM2SUpxazRVZz09 Meeting ID: 725 5404 3850 Password: 988494

SERVICES & ALERTS

ALERT!

The 2020 – 2022 Washington Grove Directories are here!

The 2020 – 2022 Washington Grove Directories are here! The new Directories are back from the printers. The challenge in this time of Covid-19 will be how to distribute them. Our hope is to set up a table in front of the Woman’s Club a couple of evenings...

Are You the Next Historic Preservation Commission Alternate?

The Historic Preservation Commission is looking for a volunteer to serve as the Alternate. If you have an interest in historic preservation in Washington Grove, or would like to become more knowledgeable, and are ready to get more involved and help your Town, please...

Town Treasurer Position beginning Spring-Summer 2021

The Town of Washington Grove seeks a qualified individual to fill the position of Town Treasurer beginning Spring-Summer 2021. The Treasurer has broad responsibilities, functioning as financial officer, bookkeeper, purchasing agent and in other capacities to insure...

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