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LATEST NEWS
  • MC Climate Action Plan Draft Discussion 02.02.21 - Sustainability and Washington Grove: Presentation and discussion of the Montgomery County Climate Action Plan Draft. Virtual Presentation Tuesday February 2 at 7:30 PM The new… ...
  • History of WG Commercial Corner - Commercial Corner in the 60s and 70s The research of Robinson & Associates in preparation of the Updated and Expanded Washington Grove Historic District Nomination… ...
  • Town Elections Nominations Close 04.12.21 - New and old Town residents are reminded that Washington Grove is a self-governing municipality dependent on citizen volunteers. The office of Mayor is filled every… ...
  • Woman’s Club February News - Congratulations to our new 2021 Officers – Liz Robertson, President; Arlene McCrehan, Vice- President; Cynthia Werts, Treasurer; Caitlin Bethepu, Recording Secretary; and Kitty Seiferlein, Corresponding… ...
  • Town Council Mtg 02.08.21 - Next meeting: Monday, February 8, 2021; 7:30pm 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… ...
  • Washington Grove Connector – Crabbs Branch Way Extension Mtg 02.17.21 - Virtual Presentation Tuesday February 17 from 7:00- 9:00 PM This will be the second public meeting on the Washington Grove multiuse pathway Connector – Crabbs… ...
  • Lake Committee Mtg 02.18.21 - Next Meeting: Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, 7:30 pm Via ZOOM Video Conference It may be too early to think about swimming in the Lake and… ...
  • Racial Equity Mtg 02.21.21 - Next meeting: Sunday, February 21, 2021; 2:00 p.m. All are welcome! Folks who would like to attend should email [email protected] to get the Zoom link.… ...
  • Film Society Discussion 02.21.21 - “Chan is Missing” -- Discussion on Sunday, Feb. 21 Chan has disappeared, along with $4,000 lent to him by Jo and Steve, Chinese American cabbies… ...
  • 2021 Comprehensive Plan Mtg 02.22.21 - Please note that the 2020 Master Plan is now the 2020 Comprehensive Plan which is the nomenclature recommended by the Maryland Department of Planning. 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
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, 25 February 2021
  • Emergency Preparedness Meeting
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in Via ZOOM Video Conferencing   More Details >>

Monday, 01 March 2021
Wednesday, 03 March 2021

Emergency Preparedness CommitteeMtg 02.25.21

Next Meeting: Thursday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81385220068pwd=T2dWbzkxdDA0dXluaUE5WG1VUUQzUT09 By Phone: 301-715-8592 Meeting ID: 813 8522 0068 Passcode : 358070 We are actively seeking new committee members! One committee goal is to...

Woods Committee Mtg 03.01.21

Next meeting: Tuesday, February 1, 2021; 7:30 p.m. The February Woods Committee (WC) meeting will be held by remote access via Zoom Video Conference. Our meetings are routinely held on the first Monday of each month. Our March online meeting will be held on the 1st....

Forestry & Beautfn Mtg 03.10.21

Next Meeting: March 10, 2021, 7:30 p.m. via ZOOM Video Conference The Forestry and Beautification Committee is on hiatus for the winter. A total of 14 new trees were installed this fall. This is a great time of year to admire the “bones” (aka structure) of our many...

Town Council Meeting Minutes February 2021 – UNAPPROVED DRAFT

[ Minutes Archive ] 8 February 2021 | Approved: PENDING APPROVAL TC REPORT – February 2021 – Approved: 8 February 2021 The unprecedented emergency health crisis poses a challenge to all - individually and collectively. To protect ourselves and do our part...

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

Town Elections Nominations Close 04.12.21

New and old Town residents are reminded that Washington Grove is a self-governing municipality dependent on citizen volunteers. The office of Mayor is filled every year, as are two seats on the Town Council with three year-terms. This year’s election will be held on...

Town Council Mtg 02.08.21

Next meeting: Monday, February 8, 2021; 7:30pm 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 the...

2021 Comprehensive Plan Mtg 02.22.21

Please note that the 2020 Master Plan is now the 2020 Comprehensive Plan which is the nomenclature recommended by the Maryland Department of Planning. The 2020 Comprehensive Plan draft versions are available on the Comprehensive Plan page of the Town website. The...

EVENTS & RECREATION

February Coming Events Calendar

(All meetings via ZOOM Conference) February 1 »  Woods Committee 7:30 pm ZOOM February 3 »  Planning Commission 7:30 pm ZOOM February 8 »  Town Council Meeting 7:30 pm ZOOM February 10 »  Building Permit...

Woman’s Club February News

Congratulations to our new 2021 Officers – Liz Robertson, President; Arlene McCrehan, Vice- President; Cynthia Werts, Treasurer; Caitlin Bethepu, Recording Secretary; and Kitty Seiferlein, Corresponding Secretary. We want to thank everyone who helped make our Virtual...

Rec Committee Mtg 02.18.21

Next Meeting: Wednesday, February 18, 2021. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84913516727?pwd=WnU3Uk40V2huTVJMQkZLVE1zVDE5Zz09 Meeting ID: 849 1351 6727 Passcode: 611335 One tap mobile...

Film Society Discussion 02.21.21

“Chan is Missing” -- Discussion on Sunday, Feb. 21 Chan has disappeared, along with $4,000 lent to him by Jo and Steve, Chinese American cabbies in San Francisco. Determined to track him down, they hit the streets of Chinatown, interviewing those with connections to...

SERVICES & ALERTS

ALERT!

Another Speed Hump Under Consideration

After hearing complaints about speeding on lower Ridge Road, the Mayor and Council are considering the installation of a new speed hump on the hill on lower Ridge Road. What do you think? To voice your opinion, please contact the Mayor and/or a Council member or send...

Tennis Court Reminder

Residents are reminded that our tennis courts are to be used for playing tennis, not for a dog exercise area or a very large chalk board. Dogs and clay courts don’t mix. Allowing dogs to run on the clay leaves an awful mess for Town Maintenance to clean up. Chalk on...

Maryland State Income Tax Subdivision Code 1612

Washington Grove Subdivision Code: 1612 Every year the Town of Washington Grove receives a portion of the Maryland State income tax paid by Town residents. Because most residents do not have mail delivered to street addresses, this presents a challenge for the State...

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