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  • Woods Committee News - Next Meeting: Monday, December 3, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The January meeting will be on the 7th. All are welcome to attend. ...
  • NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – proposed ordinance - The Washington Grove Town Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 10, 2018, 7:30 p.m. in McCathran Hall, 300 Grove Ave. Washington Grove, ...
  • Holiday Show – Sat. 12.15 @ 7:30 PM - UPDATE - 11.28.18 MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE HOLIDAY SHOW…DECEMBER 15TH AT 7:30 PM What’s the best way to kick off the holidays? By joining ...
  • A Dialogue About Muslims in America - A recent poll indicates that only one-third of residents in the DC/Maryland/Virginia metropolitan area know a Muslim person. Such a situation leads to many misconceptions ...
  • Yoga, Meditation & Dance Classes - Mindfulness & Meditation Class in McCathran Hall Hour long classes started on October 10th and will take place on Wednesday evenings at 7:45 PM. Please ...
  • Woman’s Club News - Woman’s Club News… The Washington Grove Woman’s Club looks back on 2018 and forward to 2019 Closing the Clubhouse for the winter is always a ...
  • Washington Grove Forest Health Restoration Plan – Questionnaire - The Woods Committee would appreciate your filling out a feedback questionaire on the updates presented and expert speaker discussion at the Informational Meeting on November ...
  • Forestry & Beautification News - Next Meeting: Wednesday, March 13, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The fall trees have arrived! Seven beautiful new hardwoods were planted in November. ...
  • Alert: deer.fences, xmas.trees, yard.waste, dog.owners & town.hrs - Deer Fences Down Residents are reminded that deer fencing must be down by November 30th per Town Ordinance 3.328(g). Thanks! Christmas Tree Disposal Beginning in ...
  • Elections - Residents new and old are reminded that Washington Grove is an incorporated municipality governed by its citizens on a volunteer basis. The office of Mayor ...
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
[email protected]

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]utlook.com

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]

Tuesday, 18 December 2018
Wednesday, 19 December 2018
Thursday, 20 December 2018

Historic Preservation Commission News

Next meeting: Tuesday, December 18, 2018; 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....

A Dialogue About Muslims in America

A recent poll indicates that only one-third of residents in the DC/Maryland/Virginia metropolitan area know a Muslim person. Such a situation leads to many misconceptions and stereotypes, and it is often difficult to sift through fact and fiction. And even if you want...

Recreation Committee News

Next Meeting: Wed., January 16, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Open to the public. The Recreation Committee would love to have more volunteers to help keep our traditions going and bring in new ones. Anyone interested in joining should come to the next...

Town Council Meeting Agenda, December 10, 2018

Regular Meeting of the Town Council Monday, December 10, 2018 | 7:30 p.m. | McCathran Hall Council Room PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCE 2018-13; Ordinance Adopting Amendments to the Washington Grove Code of Ordinances Article X Election Procedures for Absentee Balloting,...

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – proposed ordinance

The Washington Grove Town Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, December 10, 2018, 7:30 p.m. in McCathran Hall, 300 Grove Ave. Washington Grove, MD. The purpose of this meeting is to take public comment regarding the proposed Ordinance No. 2018-13; Ordinance...

Washington Grove Forest Health Restoration Plan – Questionnaire

The Woods Committee would appreciate your filling out a feedback questionaire on the updates presented and expert speaker discussion at the Informational Meeting on November 13th. Please select one answer for each question below and drop your survey in the box...

Elections

Residents new and old are reminded that Washington Grove is an incorporated municipality governed by its citizens on a volunteer basis. The office of Mayor and at least two of the six Town Council seats are open each year. Any Town resident who is a qualified voter...

EVENTS & RECREATION

Holiday Show – Sat. 12.15 @ 7:30 PM

UPDATE - 11.28.18 MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE HOLIDAY SHOW…DECEMBER 15TH AT 7:30 PM What’s the best way to kick off the holidays? By joining us at McCathran Hall on Saturday night, December 15th at 7:30 PM...to enjoy your friends and neighbors starring in … The...

Yoga, Meditation & Dance Classes

Mindfulness & Meditation Class in McCathran Hall Hour long classes started on October 10th and will take place on Wednesday evenings at 7:45 PM. Please e-mail Eleni directly at: [email protected] for inquiries. Yoga in The Grove Ongoing Yoga Classes are on...

Woman’s Club News

Woman’s Club News… The Washington Grove Woman’s Club looks back on 2018 and forward to 2019 Closing the Clubhouse for the winter is always a time to look back and look forward. And what a wonderful year of Town events and outreach programs it was! We started January...

SERVICES & ALERTS

Alert: deer.fences, xmas.trees, yard.waste, dog.owners & town.hrs

Deer Fences Down Residents are reminded that deer fencing must be down by November 30th per Town Ordinance 3.328(g). Thanks! Christmas Tree Disposal Beginning in late December, Christmas trees will be picked up roadside by Town Maintenance staff. When you place your...

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,...

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!

TOWG RELATED

A Dialogue About Muslims in America

A recent poll indicates that only one-third of residents in the DC/Maryland/Virginia metropolitan area know a Muslim person. Such a situation leads to many misconceptions and stereotypes, and it is often difficult to sift through fact and fiction. And even if you want...

Cleaning Person Needed

The Town is looking for a person to clean McCathran Hall. This is a pretty good part-time job for a responsible person in Town year round. The job takes 3 – 4 hours per week, usually done in the late afternoon or evening. The Town provides cleaning supplies and...

Washington Grove Cares News

Thanks to all the Grovers who joined us on November 4 for Jeff McCrehan’s talk on the state of U.S. journalism (co-sponsored by WGC and the Woman’s Club). We had a great crowd to listen to Jeff’s take on this important topic, including a lively give and take among...

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