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LATEST NEWS
  • Bulk Trash Collection – Sat. 11.09 - Mark your calendars! The Town has scheduled a bulk trash collection for Nov. 9, 2019. Materials may include furniture, appliances (nothing with freon like air… ...
  • Public Hearing – Ord #2019-15 - The Washington Grove Town Council will hold a public hearing on NOVEMBER 11, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. in McCathran Hall, 300 Grove Ave, to hear… ...
  • Public Hearing – Ord #2019-17 - The Washington Grove Town Council will hold a public hearing on NOVEMBER 11, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. in McCathran Hall, 300 Grove Ave, to hear… ...
  • Town Council Mtg + News - Next meeting: Monday, November 11, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the October meeting include: Revised… ...
  • Stormwater Management Committee Mtg - Next Meeting: Tuesday, November 12th, at 7:30pm in the Town Council Meeting Room. The Stormwater Management Committee meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month. We… ...
  • Next Film Society – Sun. 11.17 - On Sunday, November 17, we welcome everyone to the second movie in our 2019/2020 Film Series: The Children Act. Emma Thompson stars as a family… ...
  • 2019 Master Plan Work Session – 11.20 - The next 2019 Master Plan Work Session will be on November 20th at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. A copy of the latest 2019… ...
  • Election Help Needed - As you know, McCathran Hall is a Polling Place Facility for the Primary and General Elections. We need a volunteer who would like to get… ...
  • Kudos to these Grovers - Many thanks to Lawren and Richard Lankford, Eric Selby, the musicians, Master Griller Ted Yachup, the many who helped set-up and clean-up, Rec. Committee Co-chair… ...
  • Trees in the Grove – White Oak - White Oak (Quercus alba) With over 600 hundred species of oaks (genus Quercus), nearly 100 of them native to the U.S., it would seem a… ...
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, 19 November 2019
Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Thursday, 21 November 2019
  • Emergency Preparedness & Safety Committee
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave.   More Details >>

Friday, 22 November 2019
Sunday, 24 November 2019

2019 Master Plan Work Session – 11.20

The next 2019 Master Plan Work Session will be on November 20th at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. A copy of the latest 2019 Master Plan Working Draft and the draft minutes from each work session is available on the Town web site as a link on the Master Plan page.

Woman’s Club Final Mtg 2019

Our final meeting of 2019 is Thursday, November 21st, at 7:00 PM in the Clubhouse This meeting will be the election of next year’s Officers and brainstorming activities for the upcoming year. Our Clubhouse will soon be closed for the winter, but we will still be...

Emergency Preparedness Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Thursday November 21, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Room. All Town residents are welcome to attend and discuss any issues or concerns regarding emergency preparedness or safety. We are always looking for interested people to join our committee. We...

Work Session of the Planning Commission Agenda, November 20, 2019

Meeting of the Planning Commission Wednesday, November 20, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. | McCathran Hall Council Room Please note the Master Plan draft versions are available on the Master Plan page of the Town web site. Approval of Agenda Approval of 9/18 work session minutes...

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

Public Hearing – Ord #2019-15

The Washington Grove Town Council will hold a public hearing on NOVEMBER 11, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. in McCathran Hall, 300 Grove Ave, to hear public testimony on proposed Ordinance #2019-15 pdf; Expanding Applicability of the Public Ways and Property Permit. Copies of the...

Public Hearing – Ord #2019-17

The Washington Grove Town Council will hold a public hearing on NOVEMBER 11, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. in McCathran Hall, 300 Grove Ave, to hear public testimony on proposed Ordinance #2019-17 pdf; Enacting Article XVIII Small Wireless Telecommunications Facilities and...

Town Council Mtg + News

Next meeting: Monday, November 11, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the October meeting include: Revised Resolution 2019-13; Providing for Proper Governance of Washington Grove Committees accepted by amendment....

2019 Master Plan Work Session – 11.20

The next 2019 Master Plan Work Session will be on November 20th at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. A copy of the latest 2019 Master Plan Working Draft and the draft minutes from each work session is available on the Town web site as a link on the Master Plan page.

EVENTS & RECREATION

November 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

November 4  »  Woods Committee 7:30 pm Council Room November 6  »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm Council Room November 9  »  BULK TRASH COLLECTION 7:00 am Town Wide November 11  »  Town Council Meeting 7:30...

Next Film Society – Sun. 11.17

On Sunday, November 17, we welcome everyone to the second movie in our 2019/2020 Film Series: The Children Act. Emma Thompson stars as a family court judge in London. While her marriage crumbles, she becomes entangled in a child-protection case involving a deathly ill...

Woman’s Club Final Mtg 2019

Our final meeting of 2019 is Thursday, November 21st, at 7:00 PM in the Clubhouse This meeting will be the election of next year’s Officers and brainstorming activities for the upcoming year. Our Clubhouse will soon be closed for the winter, but we will still be...

The Holiday Show Needs You!

If it’s November, we must be rehearsing for the 2019 Washington Grove Holiday Show! Wouldn’t you like to be part of the fun? We need actors, singers, musicians and backstage help with lighting, costumes, props, artwork, and sets. This year, we especially...

SERVICES & ALERTS

Bulk Trash Collection – Sat. 11.09

Mark your calendars! The Town has scheduled a bulk trash collection for Nov. 9, 2019. Materials may include furniture, appliances (nothing with freon like air conditioning units), rugs, large toys, small auto parts, etc. Material may NOT include construction...

Election Help Needed

As you know, McCathran Hall is a Polling Place Facility for the Primary and General Elections. We need a volunteer who would like to get involved helping with security (opening and closing the building on Election Day) and being the Town point person for questions,...

Leaves Are Falling

New and long-time residents alike are reminded of the Town contract for bulk leaf removal each autumn. The contractor, Green Earth, Inc., will make regular but unscheduled pickups of leaves raked or blown into windrows within six (6) feet of any roadway or walkway,...

Census Jobs Available

The U.S. Census Bureau has launched a national recruitment effort to hire approximately 500,000 temporary workers to help conduct the 2020 Census. The Census Bureau needs people to apply now so they can be considered for part-time census positions next spring. The pay...

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Kudos to these Grovers

Many thanks to Lawren and Richard Lankford, Eric Selby, the musicians, Master Griller Ted Yachup, the many who helped set-up and clean-up, Rec. Committee Co-chair Emily Cavey and, last but not least, Co-chair Missy Yachup for making BluestoberFest a huge success!...

Trees in the Grove – White Oak

White Oak (Quercus alba) With over 600 hundred species of oaks (genus Quercus), nearly 100 of them native to the U.S., it would seem a difficult group of trees to sort out, much less identify individual species. However, only a few dozen species will be encountered in...

Tips from the National Wildlife Federation

Did you know that leaving the leaves in your yard or garden not only saves you time and energy but also benefits wildlife? Here are a few good reasons to put down the rake: Provide habitat for wildlife: frogs, turtles and salamanders rely on fallen leaves to provide...

MCDOT Amity/Crabbs Branch Study Presentation to the Town Council

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation has initiated a study of completing the connection between Crabbs Branch Rd and Amity Dr., and will review their plans at 7:00 PM on October 14, 2019 in McCathran Hall before the Town Council meeting. Residents are...

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