301-926-2256 [email protected]
LATEST NEWS
  • Trash Pickup Schedule Change! - Because of the conflict with our refuse collection day and the Thanksgiving holiday, the regular refuse collection will take place on WEDNESDAY, November 25, 2020.… ...
  • Ordinance 2020-11 enacted 11.09.20 - ORDINANCE AMENDING THE WASHINGTON GROVE ZONING ORDINANCE TO MODIFY THE FRONT MINIMUM SETBACK REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCESSORY BUILDINGS IN RESIDENTIAL ZONES ...
  • Washington Grove Halloween 2020 VIDEO! - Halloween 2020 in the Grove ...
  • Yard Signs, Political and Other - In this political season it is not unusual to see signs of support for candidates in many yards. Residents are reminded that such signs should… ...
  • Where do I vote? - McCathran Hall WILL NOT be our in-person polling place for the 2020 Presidential General Election. If you plan to vote in person, you must go… ...
  • Town Council Mtg 11.09.20 - Next meeting: Monday, November 9, 2020; 7:30 p.m. 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… ...
  • New Community Listserv ! - Washington Grove is moving to a new community listserv. Yahoo will be ending its support for group listservs on December 15, so Shelley Winkler and… ...
  • Trees in the Grove – Persimmon, Elm, Yellowwood - Persimmon, Elm, Yellowwood On October 9, the Town had 11 shade trees installed by Stadler Nursery. As we have tried to do in recent years,… ...
  • Camp Meetings - We appreciate the research of Robinson & Associates in preparation of the Updated and Expanded Washington Grove Historic District Nomination; it forms the basis of… ...
  • Racial Equity Committee Mtg 11.15.20 - The Washington Grove Racial Equity Committee will be holding our next meeting on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm over Zoom. All are welcome!… ...
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
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

Thursday, 26 November 2020
  • Emergency Preparedness Meeting
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in Via ZOOM Video Conferencing   More Details >>

Wednesday, 02 December 2020

Virtual Holiday Show 12.12.20

Make sure to tune in on December 12th at 7:30 PM for a livestream of Cottage Fever: A Virtually Real Holiday Show! It will be like nothing you have ever seen before! For the livestream, go to www.mmctv.org and click on Watch LIVE in the upper right-hand corner....

Trash Pickup Schedule Change!

Because of the conflict with our refuse collection day and the Thanksgiving holiday, the regular refuse collection will take place on WEDNESDAY, November 25, 2020. Please make a note of this. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

Ordinance 2020-11 enacted 11.09.20

ORDINANCE AMENDING THE WASHINGTON GROVE ZONING ORDINANCE TO MODIFY THE FRONT MINIMUM SETBACK REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCESSORY BUILDINGS IN RESIDENTIAL ZONES

Where do I vote?

McCathran Hall WILL NOT be our in-person polling place for the 2020 Presidential General Election. If you plan to vote in person, you must go to Gaithersburg High School. Please go to the Maryland State website for more info;...

Town Council Mtg 11.09.20

Next meeting: Monday, November 9, 2020; 7:30 p.m. 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...

EVENTS & RECREATION

November Coming Events Calendar

(All meetings via ZOOM Conference) November 2 »  Woods Committee 7:30 pm ZOOM November 4 »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm ZOOM November 5 »  Swing Time Big Band Rehearsal 6:30 pm Outside Town Hall November...

Film Society Discussion 11.22.20

The Film Society: “Blindspotting” Discussion on November 22, 2020. Daveed Diggs, winner of Grammy and Tony awards for his roles in ¨Hamilton,¨ and his long-time friend, Raphael Casal, wrote and superbly co-star in “Blindspotting.” A young Black man in Oakland aims to...

Virtual Holiday Show 12.12.20

Make sure to tune in on December 12th at 7:30 PM for a livestream of Cottage Fever: A Virtually Real Holiday Show! It will be like nothing you have ever seen before! For the livestream, go to www.mmctv.org and click on Watch LIVE in the upper right-hand corner....

SERVICES & ALERTS

ALERT!

Trash Pickup Schedule Change!

Because of the conflict with our refuse collection day and the Thanksgiving holiday, the regular refuse collection will take place on WEDNESDAY, November 25, 2020. Please make a note of this. HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!

Yard Signs, Political and Other

In this political season it is not unusual to see signs of support for candidates in many yards. Residents are reminded that such signs should only be displayed on private property per Article VII, Section 6.3 (a). “Signs are permitted in each zone subject to the...

Bulk Trash Collection Scheduled 11.07.20

Mark your calendars! The Town has scheduled a bulk trash collection for NOVEMBER 7, 2020. Materials may include furniture, appliances (nothing with freon like air conditioning units), rugs, large toys, small auto parts, etc. Material may NOT include construction...

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New Community Listserv !

Washington Grove is moving to a new community listserv. Yahoo will be ending its support for group listservs on December 15, so Shelley Winkler and Christine Dibble, who manage the WG Yahoo Group, will move the group to a Google Groups listserv to replace it. This is...

Trees in the Grove – Persimmon, Elm, Yellowwood

Persimmon, Elm, Yellowwood On October 9, the Town had 11 shade trees installed by Stadler Nursery. As we have tried to do in recent years, all were trees native to the U.S. Among the oaks, maples, and American beech, there are three are new species for us: American...

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