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LATEST NEWS
  • Town Council Mtg + News - Next meeting: Monday, August 12, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the July meeting include: Approval… ...
  • SITP: The Magic Continues - Many, many thanks to Emily Cavey, Dylan Hodges and the host of parent and student volunteers for keeping the Summer in the Parks tradition alive… ...
  • Maryland State Archives Representatives Tour our Town - The Historic Preservation Commission was pleased to provide a tour of the Town for seven representatives from the Maryland State Archives on Monday, July 22.… ...
  • 2019 Master Plan Work Session - A 2019 Master Plan Work Session will be held on August 21. We will be reviewing decisions made on Sections 5 and 6 on July… ...
  • Emergency Preparedness & Safety News - Next Meeting: Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Room at McCathran Hall. All Town residents are welcome to attend and… ...
  • Labor Day Changes & Softball Game 09.01 - The traditional Labor Day athletic events have been moved to a different date. See [ Fall Games 09.07 & 09.08 ] However, on Sunday, September… ...
  • The Fall Games – Sept 7 & 8 - Grove Neighbors - We are doing a reboot of the Washington Grove Labor Day events – This year The Fall Games will be held Sept… ...
  • Washington Grove Cares – What’s My Line? - Mark your calendars for September 15, for another thought-provoking talk in our series, What’s My Line? Grovers Revealed, highlighting our neighbors’ areas of expertise and… ...
  • Deer Management Hunt Sessions Resolution - At the August 12th Town Council meeting, Resolution 2019-10 Authorizing Deer Management Bow Hunting Sessions will be considered. This Resolution is in accordance with Ordinance… ...
  • Seeking Alternate for the Historic Preservation Commission - 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,… ...
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, 20 August 2019
Wednesday, 21 August 2019
Thursday, 22 August 2019
  • Emergency Preparedness Meeting
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave.   More Details >>

HPC Mtg + News

Next meeting: Tuesday, August 20, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. The HPC welcomes and encourages residents to come for an early consultation when considering an addition or renovation/changes to the exterior of their home....

2019 Master Plan Work Session

A 2019 Master Plan Work Session will be held on August 21. We will be reviewing decisions made on Sections 5 and 6 on July 17, then continue on to Section 6.3 now re-titled “Other Sensitive Areas.” This will include Maple Lake. If time permits we will...

Emergency Preparedness & Safety News

Next Meeting: Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Room at McCathran Hall. All Town residents are welcome to attend and discuss any issues or concerns regarding emergency preparedness or safety. Anyone interested in joining the Committee is also...

Labor Day Changes & Softball Game 09.01

The traditional Labor Day athletic events have been moved to a different date. See [ Fall Games 09.07 & 09.08 ] However, on Sunday, September 1st there will be an All-Grove softball game at 10:00 AM and a Weeny Roast Potluck Picnic at the Maple Lake from 4:00 PM until...

The Fall Games – Sept 7 & 8

Grove Neighbors - We are doing a reboot of the Washington Grove Labor Day events – This year The Fall Games will be held Sept 7 & 8. Still featured are the ever-traditional field events, races, croquet match, etc., with a few tweaks to the schedule. Mark your...

Forestry & Beautfn Mtg + News

Grove Neighbors - We are doing a reboot of the Washington Grove Labor Day events – This year The Fall Games will be held Sept 7 & 8. Still featured are the ever-traditional field events, races, croquet match, etc., with a few tweaks to the schedule. Mark your...

Washington Grove Cares – What’s My Line?

Next Meeting: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. F & B is on summer break. Please join us at our next meeting where we will be making plans for the fall tree planting. All are welcome!

Town Council Meeting Agenda, August 12, 2019

Mark your calendars for September 15, for another thought-provoking talk in our series, What’s My Line? Grovers Revealed, highlighting our neighbors’ areas of expertise and passions. Our next speaker, Mary Blake, will raise awareness of trauma (e.g.,...

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

Maryland State Archives Representatives Tour our Town

The Historic Preservation Commission was pleased to provide a tour of the Town for seven representatives from the Maryland State Archives on Monday, July 22. Maria Day, Director of Special Collections and Conservation, requested the tour for herself, staff members and...

2019 Master Plan Work Session

A 2019 Master Plan Work Session will be held on August 21. We will be reviewing decisions made on Sections 5 and 6 on July 17, then continue on to Section 6.3 now re-titled “Other Sensitive Areas.” This will include Maple Lake. If time permits we will...

Deer Management Hunt Sessions Resolution

At the August 12th Town Council meeting, Resolution 2019-10 Authorizing Deer Management Bow Hunting Sessions will be considered. This Resolution is in accordance with Ordinance 2019-04 enacted April 8, which permits with conditions deer management hunt sessions in the...

EVENTS & RECREATION

August 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

August 1 »  Swing Time Big Band Rehearsal Town Hall August 5 »  Woods Committee 7:30 p.m. Council Room August 7 »  Planning Commission 7:30 p.m. Council Room August 12 »  Town Council Meeting 7:30 p.m....

SITP: The Magic Continues

Many, many thanks to Emily Cavey, Dylan Hodges and the host of parent and student volunteers for keeping the Summer in the Parks tradition alive for Grove kids. It truly takes a village to mysteriously make the magic happen.

The Fall Games – Sept 7 & 8

Grove Neighbors - We are doing a reboot of the Washington Grove Labor Day events – This year The Fall Games will be held Sept 7 & 8. Still featured are the ever-traditional field events, races, croquet match, etc., with a few tweaks to the schedule. Mark your...

SERVICES & ALERTS

Woods Committee Mtg + Deer Info

Next Meeting: Monday, August 5, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. Our September meeting will be rescheduled due to the Labor Day holiday. All are welcome to attend. The Woods Committee (WC) continues to work towards...

Stormwater Management Committee Mtg

Next meeting: Tuesday, August 13, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The Stormwater Management Committee will meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Please call Robert Johnson at 301-346-6267 or email [email protected] for information and to express interest in helping...

Maple Lake News + Mtg

Next Meeting: Thursday, August 15, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All are welcome to attend! Lake Committee Meetings are on the THIRD Thursday of each month. Maple Lake is OPEN daily with lifeguards on duty from Noon – 6:00 p.m. Safety at the Lake To...

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Washington Grove Cares – What’s My Line?

Mark your calendars for September 15, for another thought-provoking talk in our series, What’s My Line? Grovers Revealed, highlighting our neighbors’ areas of expertise and passions. Our next speaker, Mary Blake, will raise awareness of trauma (e.g.,...

Communications Work Group & Mtg 07.24.19

The Communications Working Group will meet Wednesday, July 24 at 7pm at Marida Hines’s house. All are welcome to attend. Topics will include the usability test for the website, next steps in emergency communications planning, and communications to support volunteerism...

Washington Grove Cares News

Thanks to Ryan Young for his stimulating talk, (in June) on the origins of lymphoma, part of our series, What’s My Line? Grovers Revealed. And thanks to all the Grovers who turned out for his presentation. Stay tuned for announcements about future talks by town...

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