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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

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

WC Virtual Gold Elephant Auction 01.23.21

Please join us for our Virtual GOLD Elephant Auction Saturday – January 23rd from 7:00 to 8:30 PM It’s another Zoom event! The Woman’s Club will be going virtual for our Annual Auction on Saturday, January 23, 2021 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. This year, instead of White...

2020 Comprehensive Plan Mtg 01.20.21 01.25.21

Next work session: Monday January 25 at 7:30 pm. REMOTE ACCESS ONLY. The Agenda will be posted on the Town web site home page. Please note that the 2020 Master Plan is now the 2020 Comprehensive Plan which is the nomenclature recommended by the Maryland Department of...

Lighting Committee Mtg 01.27.21

TWG Lighting Committee was formed in January 2019 to address the issues concerning what to do with our aging streetlights? Since then the committee was able to finalize a deal with Pepco that will convert the bulk of our streetlights (95) to LED bulbs. This will not...

Film Society Discussion 01.17.21 &s 01.31.21

January is Paul Newman Month “Cool Hand Luke” – Discussion on January 17 A rebellious petty criminal, sentenced to a couple of years in a Florida prison, refuses to buckle to the rules of the place. Paul Newman portrays Luke with a knowing smile and thorough...

Emergency Preparedness Committee Mtg 01.28.21

Next Meeting: Thursday, January 28 at 7:30 p.m. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81385220068?pwd=T2dWbzkxdDA0dXluaUE5WG1VUUQzUT09 By Phone: 301 715 8592 Meeting ID: 813 8522 0068 Passcode: 358070 Although multiple COVID-19 vaccines have been approved, we're not out of the...

Woods Committee Mtg 02.01.21

The January Woods Committee (WC) meeting will be held by remote access via Zoom meeting on Monday, January 4, 2021 at 7:30 PM. Our meetings are routinely held on the first Monday of each month. Our next online meeting will be held on Monday, February 1st. To join the...

MC Climate Action Plan Draft Presenting 02.02.21

In response to Montgomery County declaring a Climate Emergency in 2018, County Executive Marc Elrich set some of the most ambitious carbon reduction targets and has orchestrated a year-long grass roots effort to develop a Climate Action Plan. The Climate Task Force...

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Agenda, January 19, 2020

Meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission Tuesday, January 21, 2020 | 7:30 p.m. | McCathran Hall Council Room Remote Zoom Meeting Access This meeting will be held on Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3440199688 I. OFFICIAL BUSINESS 7:30 p.m. 1.1 Approval of Agenda...

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

Notice Of Public Hearings 01.11.21

On Monday, January 11, 2021 the Mayor and Council will hold three (3) VIRTUAL public hearings on the following ordinances: Ordinance 2020-13; Amending Article I to Enable Regulation of Activity on Town Land by Resolution, to Prohibit Damage to or Removal of...

Town Council Mtg 01.11.21

Next meeting: Monday, January 11, 2021; 7:00pm 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...

2020 Comprehensive Plan Mtg 01.20.21 01.25.21

Next work session: Monday January 25 at 7:30 pm. REMOTE ACCESS ONLY. The Agenda will be posted on the Town web site home page. Please note that the 2020 Master Plan is now the 2020 Comprehensive Plan which is the nomenclature recommended by the Maryland Department of...

EVENTS & RECREATION

January Coming Events Calendar

(All meetings via ZOOM Conference) January 4 » Woods Committee 7:30 pm ZOOM January 6 » Planning Commission 7:30 pm ZOOM January 11 » Town Council Meeting 7:30 pm ZOOM January 13 » Building Permit...

WC Virtual Gold Elephant Auction 01.23.21

Please join us for our Virtual GOLD Elephant Auction Saturday – January 23rd from 7:00 to 8:30 PM It’s another Zoom event! The Woman’s Club will be going virtual for our Annual Auction on Saturday, January 23, 2021 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. This year, instead of White...

Film Society Discussion 01.17.21 &s 01.31.21

January is Paul Newman Month “Cool Hand Luke” – Discussion on January 17 A rebellious petty criminal, sentenced to a couple of years in a Florida prison, refuses to buckle to the rules of the place. Paul Newman portrays Luke with a knowing smile and thorough...

SERVICES & ALERTS

ALERT!

Maryland State Income Tax Subdivision Code 1612

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...

Town Elections…Only 4 Months Away!

Let’s bring talk of elections back into the news! In Washington Grove election day will be Saturday, May 8. Nominations close April 12. Open this year will be the Mayor’s office, a one-year term; and two Council seats with three-year terms. Irregularity-free and, for...

Leaf Collection, Yard Waste & Xmas Tree Disposal

Leaf Collection finished on January 4, 2021 Our bulk leaf collection is finished until early spring when the contractor will return for some clean-up. If you still have leaves that the crew missed, please call the Town Office and report it. Recyclable Yard Waste...

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Racial Equity Committee Mtg 01.17.21

We will be holding our next meeting of the Washington Grove Racial Equity Committee on Sunday, January 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm over Zoom. All are welcome! Folks who would like to attend should email...

MC Climate Action Plan Draft Presenting 02.02.21

In response to Montgomery County declaring a Climate Emergency in 2018, County Executive Marc Elrich set some of the most ambitious carbon reduction targets and has orchestrated a year-long grass...

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