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  • Like to Join one of these Committees ? - Emergency Preparedness Committee The Emergency Preparedness Committee is in the process of drafting a proposed Risk Management and Safety Procedures for the Town and would like to hear from you about any safety-related concerns. Please come to our next Committee meeting on Thursday November 29th at 7:30 pm to discuss your ideas. If unable to […]
LATEST NEWS
  • West Woods Workday – Sat 11.10 - Saturday, November 10th we will have a Volunteer Work Day in the West Woods focusing on the identification of native plants such as spicebush and ...
  • Next Film Society – Sun. 11.11 - Our second movie of the season, The Spirit of the Beehive, will be shown on November 11, 7 PM in McCathran Hall. A seven-year old ...
  • Informational Meeting on Restoration of the East and West Woods - The Woods Committee is hosting an Informational Meeting on Tuesday, November 13th at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall to provide updates on our 3-pronged ...
  • Communications Working Group Mtg – Mon. 11.19 - Next Meeting: Monday November 19 at 7:30 pm at the Klingers house (410 Center) Interested in joining the Communications Working Group, or at least in ...
  • Refuse Collection Change - Because of the conflict with our refuse collection day and the Thanksgiving holiday, the collection that week will take place on WEDNESDAY, November 21, 2018. ...
  • Like to Join one of these Committees ? - Emergency Preparedness Committee The Emergency Preparedness Committee is in the process of drafting a proposed Risk Management and Safety Procedures for the Town and would ...
  • Public Hearing Ordinance 2018-13; Election Procedures on 12.10.18 - Working Draft: Introduction of Ordinance 2018-13; Election Procedures. Adopting Amendments to the Washington Grove Code of Ordinances Article X Election Procedures for Absentee Balloting, Provision ...
  • Holiday Show – Sat. 12.15 @ 7:30 PM - We’ve had the Flower Show, the 4th of July has been celebrated, the lake picnics are over for the season and something is trying to ...
  • Youth Dance Class - Youth dance class starting at 12 years old and up. We start the class with a good stretch, and do a mix of ballet, modern ...
  • Taylor Made Squares - Mark your calendars! Betsy and Al Taylor, callers for Taylor Made Squares, are happy to announce we have scheduled a series of dances on the ...
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
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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, 19 November 2018
  • Square Dancing
    Monday, 19 November 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

Tuesday, 20 November 2018
  • Yoga
    Tuesday, 20 November 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

  • Historic Preservation Commission
    Tuesday, 20 November 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave. Washington Grove, MD   More Details >>

Wednesday, 21 November 2018
  • Mindfulness and Meditation Class
    Wednesday, 21 November 2018 @ 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm in McCathran Hall   More Details >>

Thursday, 22 November 2018
Sunday, 25 November 2018
  • Deadline for Bulletin Submissions
    Sunday, 25 November 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm in Washington Grove Town Office   More Details >>

Refuse Collection Change

Because of the conflict with our refuse collection day and the Thanksgiving holiday, the collection that week will take place on WEDNESDAY, November 21, 2018. Please make a note of this.

Emergency Preparedness Committee

The Emergency Preparedness Committee is in the process of drafting a proposed Risk Management and Safety Procedures for the Town and would like to hear from you about any safety-related concerns. Please come to our next Committee meeting on Thursday November 29th at...

Holiday Show – Sat. 12.15 @ 7:30 PM

We’ve had the Flower Show, the 4th of July has been celebrated, the lake picnics are over for the season and something is trying to steal the happiness from Washington Grove. Those are all the hints you get about this year’s Holiday Show! So be sure to put Saturday...

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Agenda, November 20, 2018

Meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission Tuesday, November 20, 2018 | 7:30 p.m. | McCathran Hall Council Room I. OFFICIAL BUSINESS 7:30 p.m. 1.1 Approval of Agenda 1.2 Adoption of the Minutes II. REVIEW SESSION 8:30 p.m. 2.1 Application for sale of property –...

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

Town Council Mtg + News

Next meeting: Monday, November 12, 2018; 7:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. UPDATE - Note: Early start time (7:00 p.m.) for the November Town Council Meeting to allow time for the Woods Committee to make a presentation to the...

Informational Meeting on Restoration of the East and West Woods

The Woods Committee is hosting an Informational Meeting on Tuesday, November 13th at 7:00 PM in the Town Hall to provide updates on our 3-pronged approach to restoring the health of the East and West Woods. We have invited expert speakers from the Montgomery County...

Public Hearing Ordinance 2018-13; Election Procedures on 12.10.18

Working Draft: Introduction of Ordinance 2018-13; Election Procedures. Adopting Amendments to the Washington Grove Code of Ordinances Article X Election Procedures for Absentee Balloting, Provision Balloting, Resolution of Tie Votes, and a Bar to Political Activities....

EVENTS & RECREATION

Next Film Society – Sun. 11.11

Our second movie of the season, The Spirit of the Beehive, will be shown on November 11, 7 PM in McCathran Hall. A seven-year old girl in a village in Spain drifts into a fantasy world after watching the movie Frankenstein. It’s 1940, and everyone around her is...

Woman’s Club Mtg + News

Final meeting of 2018 is Thursday, November 15th, at 7:00 PM in the Clubhouse What a busy, productive and fulfilling year we’ve had! Though our Clubhouse will soon be closed for the winter, we will still be working on our Community Outreach Programs to help the less...

Holiday Show – Sat. 12.15 @ 7:30 PM

We’ve had the Flower Show, the 4th of July has been celebrated, the lake picnics are over for the season and something is trying to steal the happiness from Washington Grove. Those are all the hints you get about this year’s Holiday Show! So be sure to put Saturday...

SERVICES & ALERTS

Thanks to Town Maintenance

Many, Many Thanks ...to resident Dane Clark for his invaluable assistance with the culvert/bridge project at Maple Lake. Between his, Steve’s and Terry’s expertise, we have a fix that will last another fifty years! Thanks to all!

Like to Join one of these Committees ?

Emergency Preparedness Committee The Emergency Preparedness Committee is in the process of drafting a proposed Risk Management and Safety Procedures for the Town and would like to hear from you about any safety-related concerns. Please come to our next Committee...

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,...

TOWG RELATED

Washington Grove Cares Sponsors Speaker – Sun. 11.04

Extra! Extra! Jeff McCrehan will share stories from his time as a reporter, producer, and editorial writer for NPR and the Christian Science Monitor on Sunday, November 4, at 3:00 pm in McCathran Hall. Hear his take on the state of American journalism, and throw in...

Cleaning Person Needed

The Town is looking for a person to clean McCathran Hall. The job takes 3 – 4 hours per week, usually done in the late afternoon or evening. The Town provides cleaning supplies and equipment. Interested parties should contact the Town Office at 301-926-2256 or Charlie...

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