301-926-2256 [email protected]
LATEST NEWS
  • Candidates and Town Officials Forum - To be held Saturday, May 4, one week before the Town elections in McCathran Hall at 3:00 P.M. Please join us! This is your chance… ...
  • Film Society News - Former resident Adam Booher will be returning to the Grove for a special presentation of his recently released documentary film, Give Us This Day. Following… ...
  • Woods Committee Mtg + News - Next Meeting: Monday, May 6, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. Our June meeting will… ...
  • Town Elections and the Annual Town Meeting - Municipal Election Day is Saturday, May 11, per our Town Charter. Polls are open from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Town Office. The annual Town Meeting… ...
  • 2019 Master Plan Work Session - On Wednesday May 15 there will be a Planning Commission work session at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. We will be reviewing/revising the 2019… ...
  • Woman’s Club Annual Flower Show - This Year’s Flower Show is Sunday, May 19th at the Clubhouse “A Garden of Kindness” is the theme for our 2019 Flower Show The Clubhouse… ...
  • Town Council Mtg + News - Next meeting: Monday, May 20, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. This meeting is the organizational meeting for the Mayor and Council. The public… ...
  • Bulk Trash Pickup Saturday, June 15, 2019 - Materials may include furniture, appliances (nothing with freon like air conditioning units), rugs, large toys, small auto parts, etc. Material may NOT include construction by-products… ...
  • Maple Lake Lifeguards Needed - Next Meeting: Thursday, June 20, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Old Council Room. This is the first meeting of the new season. All are welcome… ...
  • Recycling Change Effective Immediately!! - Because of China’s refusal to accept material from the U.S. or any other world markets, we must STOP mixing paper with our other recyclables. Residents… ...
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

Monday, 20 May 2019
Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Thursday, 23 May 2019
  • Emergency Preparedness Meeting
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave.   More Details >>

Friday, 24 May 2019

Town Council Mtg + News

Next meeting: Monday, May 20, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. This meeting is the organizational meeting for the Mayor and Council. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the April meeting include: Introduction of Ordinance 2019-05; FY 2020 Budget Approval...

Notice of Public Hearing on Budget Ordinance

The Town Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 20, 2019 at 7:30 pm in McCathran Hall. The purpose of this hearing is to take public comment on proposed Ordinance No. 2019-05. This ordinance would adopt the Town Budget for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2019,...

Emergency Preparedness & Safety News

Next Meeting: Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Room at McCathran Hall. All are welcome to attend! We are always looking for interested people to join our committee, which now includes discussion on safety-related items. Things to notice this...

Bulk Trash Pickup Saturday, June 15, 2019

Materials may include furniture, appliances (nothing with freon like air conditioning units), rugs, large toys, small auto parts, etc. Material may NOT include construction by-products from your renovation projects, large automotive parts or tires. Items should not...

Maple Lake Lifeguards Needed

Next Meeting: Thursday, June 20, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Old Council Room. This is the first meeting of the new season. All are welcome to attend! Lake Committee Meetings are on the Third Thursday of the month (except for May when Hutch will be away). We need to plan...

Historic Preservation Mtg + News

Next meeting: Tuesday, May 21, 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. HPC...

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting Agenda, May 21, 2019

Meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission Tuesday, May 21, 2019 | 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 8:00 p.m. 2.1 Review of projects – 211 Maple Ave...

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

Candidates and Town Officials Forum

To be held Saturday, May 4, one week before the Town elections in McCathran Hall at 3:00 P.M. Please join us! This is your chance to meet the candidates as well as officeholders not currently up for re-election. Come with your questions, talk to the Mayor and Council...

Town Elections and the Annual Town Meeting

Municipal Election Day is Saturday, May 11, per our Town Charter. Polls are open from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Town Office. The annual Town Meeting is at 8:00 p.m. Absentee ballots may be obtained up to 10 days before by submitting an application, available from the Town...

2019 Master Plan Work Session

On Wednesday May 15 there will be a Planning Commission work session at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. We will be reviewing/revising the 2019 Master Plan Working Draft. We expect to be working on Sections 5 (Recreation and Parks) and 6 (Environmental Concerns). The...

EVENTS & RECREATION

May 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

[ Events and Recreation News ] May 1 2019 »  Planning Commission 7:30 p.m. Council Room May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 2019 »  Youth Dance Class 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Town Hall May 4 2019 »  Mindfulness & Meditation 11:00 a.m....

Squeals on Wheels!!

Squeals on Wheels will be bringing a Barnyard petting zoo on Sunday April 28th from 3:00-4:30. This event includes 3 large animals (a combination of Alpaca's and Goats), Bunnies, Ducks, Chickens, Guinea Pigs, one of our giant rabbit breeds, and a piggy. All ages are...

Film Society News

Former resident Adam Booher will be returning to the Grove for a special presentation of his recently released documentary film, Give Us This Day. Following the lives of three (3) police officers and three (3) residents, the film depicts the gritty reality and hopes...

SERVICES & ALERTS

Bulk Trash Pickup Saturday, June 15, 2019

Materials may include furniture, appliances (nothing with freon like air conditioning units), rugs, large toys, small auto parts, etc. Material may NOT include construction by-products from your renovation projects, large automotive parts or tires. Items should not...

Maple Lake Lifeguards Needed

Next Meeting: Thursday, June 20, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Old Council Room. This is the first meeting of the new season. All are welcome to attend! Lake Committee Meetings are on the Third Thursday of the month (except for May when Hutch will be away). We need to plan...

Recycling Change Effective Immediately!!

Because of China’s refusal to accept material from the U.S. or any other world markets, we must STOP mixing paper with our other recyclables. Residents are asked to separate the cardboard/mixed paper from the glass, plastic, aluminum and tin. Our Contractor uses...

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Mindfulness & Meditation in The Grove

Family friendly events scheduled once a month on a Saturday for the next two (2) months; May 4th, and June 22, 2019. The events will go from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. in McCathran Hall. All are welcome. Contact Eleni Khan for further details, [email protected]

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