301-926-2256 [email protected]

Upcoming Events and Dates of Note

 

Learn about Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)
Accessory dwelling unitThis fall, RASEC presents a series of programs about accessory dwelling units (ADUs).  Watch the Thursday, September 22 presentation from Kol Peterson (Passcode: Myw5.J=R), nationally-known ADU advocate, author of “Backdoor Revolution: The Definitive Guide to ADU Development,” and founder of the world’s first tiny-house hotel.  The remaining two programs will be:

  • Wednesday, October 26, at 7:30 pm via Zoom, about Montgomery County’s goals and experiences with ADUs; and
  • Thursday, December 1, at 7:30 pm via Zoom, discussing research regarding ADUs, diversity, and social equity.

Get the Zoom link and learn more here.

2022 Bluestoberfest

The 14th Annual Grove Fest is on for Saturday, October 1st, 6-10 pm.  Please come out and enjoy a fun musical gathering with family and friends as we celebrate the autumn season with acoustic sounds from… direct from Philadelphia… Norman Taylor and Jay Summerour from 6-7 pm and then enjoy the high-energy funky blues from The Billy Thompson Band from 7:30-10 pm. This event will be held at the Gazebo (McCathran Hall if it rains). This event will be a BYO picnic and BYOB!

Eric with a beard and lederhosenFor more information on the event, please contact Lawren Selby at (703) 203-1643 or Eric Selby at (703) 203-8100. We can sure use your help with set-up and clean up so please e-mail or call us if you are willing to help or have any questions. We look forward to hearing from you as we gear up for the 14th Annual Washington Grove “Bluestober Fest!”  And, of course, the event is “Lederhosen Optional.”

News You Can Use


 

Running Low on Covid Test Kits?

Also, from WaPo, when you have Covid, here’s how you know you are no longer contagious.

 

Out, Out, Damned Spot[ted Lanternfly]!

Montgomery County is now part of a spotted lanternfly quarantine zone.  What does that mean and what should we do?  Learn more here.

 

It’s Tick Season

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Latest Documents

Town Bulletins

Older Town Bulletins:  Bulletins dated March 2022 or older are available here or here; Bulletins dated April 2022 or later are available here.

Town Council
  • September 12, 2022 Meeting
Historic Preservation Commission
  • September 20, 2022 Meeting
Planning Commission
  • October 5, 2022 Meeting
  • September 7, 2022 Meeting

Contact Information

Mayor and Town Councilors and their Areas of Responsibility

Mayor
John Compton
240-432-5700
[email protected]
The Mayor is responsible for all intergovernmental relationships and activities.


For Councilors with no contact information listed below, please refer to the phone numbers and email addresses shown in the Town Directory. If you do not have a Directory, please call the Town Office at 301-926-2256, or email the Town Office at [email protected].  Want to write the mayor and all councilors?  Please write to [email protected].

Borders
Eva Patrone
[email protected]

Contracts
Dave Cosson

Dog Park
Christine Dibble
[email protected]

Emergency Preparedness and Safety
Gray Yachup
240-731-3742
[email protected]

Forestry and Beautification (includes memorials)
Barbara Raimondo
[email protected]

Historic Preservation Commission
Darrell Anderson
240-506-2341
[email protected]

Lake
Gray Yachup
240-731-3742
[email protected]

Lighting
Barbara Raimondo
[email protected]

Maintenance
Darrell Anderson
240-506-2341
[email protected]

Maryland Municipal League
Darrell Anderson
240-506-2341
[email protected]

McCathran Hall
Barbara Raimondo
[email protected]

Planning Commission
Christine Dibble
[email protected]

Racial Equity
Barbara Raimondo
[email protected]

Recreational Events/Recreation Committee
Eva Patrone
[email protected]

Recreational Facilities (Woodward Park, Playground and Tennis Courts)
Eva Patrone
[email protected]

Roads and Walkways
Gray Yachup
240-731-3742
[email protected]

Shady Grove Crossing
Barbara Raimondo
[email protected]

Sustainability
Dave Cosson

Washington Grove Conservation Park
Dave Cosson

Website and Communications
Christine Dibble
[email protected]

Woods
Dave Cosson

Town Office Contact Info

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 9:30am – 12:30pm; and 1:00pm – 5:00pm. Town Clerk Kathy Lehman is available to answer your questions. Please drop by, call the office at 301-926-2256 or send an email to [email protected].

Staff Directory

Clerk
Kathryn L. Lehman
301-926-2256
[email protected]

Treasurer
Jean Moyer
301-775-1168
[email protected]

Boards and Commissions

Board of Zoning Appeals

Marc Hansen
Chair
301-869-0926
[email protected]

Satoshi Amagai
301-330-1336
[email protected]

Charlie Challstrom
301-926-4498
[email protected]

Kathie Evans
Alternate
301-869-7816
[email protected]


Historic Preservation Commission

Bob 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]

David Stopak
301-330-5446
[email protected]

Mimi Styles
301-519-1957
[email protected]


Planning Commission

Peter Nagrod
Chair
301-512-5771
[email protected]

Christine Dibble
Council Liaison
[email protected]

Georgette Cole
301-330-6740
[email protected]

Deb Mehlferber
240-805-5406
[email protected]

Jon Cohen
301-963-2894
[email protected]

Robert Johnson
Alternate
301-346-6267
[email protected]


Supervisors of Elections

Nick Suzich
Supervisor
240-750-9289
[email protected]

Joe Clark
301-869-7944
[email protected]

Margo Cavenagh
301-963-0294
[email protected]

 
Volunteer Committees

Dog Park

Mary Warfield
Chair
202-421-6006
[email protected]

 

Emergency Preparedness and Safety

Dave Lutter
Chair
703-862-7445
[email protected]

 

Forestry & Beautification (F&B)

Georgette Cole
Chair
301-330-6740
[email protected]

 

Gateway

Peter Nagrod
Chair
301-512-5771
[email protected]

 

Lake

John Hutchinson
Chair
240-997-5820
[email protected]

 

Lighting

Virginia Quesada
Chair
301-706-7933
[email protected]

 

Racial and Social Equity (RASEC)

Leadership Team 
Sylvie Favret
Co-Chair
240-899-3723

Betsy Klinger
Co-Chair
301-325-1956
[email protected]

 

Recreation

Emily Cavey
Chair
240-838-1840
[email protected]

 

Sustainability

Bob Booher
Chair
301-963-3935
[email protected]

 

Woods

Patrice Klein
Co-Chair
301-926-2256
[email protected]

Joan Mahaffey
Co-Chair
240-631-8064
[email protected]

 

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