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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

Monday, 13 July 2020
  • Town Council
    7:30 pm - 10:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave. Washington Grove, MD   More Details >>

Tuesday, 14 July 2020
  • Stormwater Management Meeting
    7:30 pm - 9:00 pm in Council Room 300 Grove Ave.   More Details >>

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Woman’s Club Virtual Annual Progressive Porch 07.11.20

Like so many events in Town, our annual Progressive Porch will be virtual this year. Our plan is to have it at 7:00 PM on July 11th, and while you sit on your porch, or in your living room, enjoying your snacks and beverages, you will be able to listen to the memories...

Town Council Mtg 07.13.20

Next meeting: Monday, July 13, 2020; 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/297850640?pwd=czh3ODBEdEpTeXdkRTc5bDFmLzN2UT09 Or Dial-in to 301-715-8592 Meeting ID: 297 850 640 Password: 074385 Actions...

Public Hearing Testimony Ordinance 2020-01 on 07.13.20

The Washington Grove Town Council will hold a VIRTUAL public hearing on July 13, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. to hear public testimony on proposed Ordinance 2020-01; Amending Article XIII “Application of County Legislation: to include Chapter 33B “Pesticides”...

Stormwater Management Committee Mtg 07.14.20

Next Meeting: Tuesday, July 14, 2020; 7:30 p.m. via ZOOM conference. The Stormwater Management Committee meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month. We welcome all interested residents! Questions, concerns, or ideas please contact: Robert N. Johnson at [email protected] or 301...

2020 Master Plan Regular Work Session – Mtg 07.15

Please note the 2020 Master Plan draft versions are available on the Master Plan page of the Town website . Work Session Notice: Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 7:00 pm. REMOTE ACCESS ONLY. As part of the Town’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, this Master Plan Work...

Maple Lake Open – Mtg 07.16.20

Next Meeting: Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. For a copy of the Agenda, email Chairman John Hutchinson ([email protected]) Join Zoom Meeting: Zoom link:...

HPC Mtg 07.21.20

Next meeting: Tuesday, July 21, 2020; 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. For a copy of the Agenda, email Chairman Bob Booher ([email protected]). Join Zoom Meeting...

Lighting Committee Mtg 07.22.20

Next Meeting: Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. We meet the fourth Wednesday of every month. We will be meeting via a Zoom Conference and all are welcome to attend! The details are below. Join Zoom Meeting...

Emergency Preparedness Committee Mtg 07.23.20

Next Meeting: Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. REMOTE ACCESS ONLY by using Zoom videoconference Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/913357212 password: 768563. COVID-19: Please check the Town website for information relating to COVID-19 at...

Film Society Continues Experiment 07.26.20

In July, the Washington Grove Film Society continues our experiment in sociable but social-distanced film appreciation and discussion via Zoom. The movie for July is The Rider. Join the fun in 3 easy steps: 1. Before Sunday, July 26, enjoy watching The Rider. After a...

Rec Committee Mtg 08.20.20

Next Meeting: Wednesday, August 20, 2020; 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/72554043850?pwd=TGlBYTJPZ2JocTMrSmM2SUpxazRVZz09 Meeting ID: 725 5404 3850 Password: 988494

Town Council Meeting Agenda, July 13, 2020

Regular Meeting of the Town Council Monday, July 13, 2020 | 7:30 p.m. | McCathran Hall Council Room Remote Zoom Meeting Access Join via Internet: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/297850640?pwd=czh3ODBEdEpTeXdkRTc5bDFmLzN2UT09 Dial-in: 301-715-8592 , Meeting ID 297 850 640 ,...

NOTABLE & OFFICIAL

Town Council Mtg 07.13.20

Next meeting: Monday, July 13, 2020; 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/297850640?pwd=czh3ODBEdEpTeXdkRTc5bDFmLzN2UT09 Or Dial-in to 301-715-8592 Meeting ID: 297 850 640 Password: 074385 Actions...

Public Hearing Testimony Ordinance 2020-01 on 07.13.20

The Washington Grove Town Council will hold a VIRTUAL public hearing on July 13, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. to hear public testimony on proposed Ordinance 2020-01; Amending Article XIII “Application of County Legislation: to include Chapter 33B “Pesticides”...

EVENTS & RECREATION

July 2020 – Coming Events Calendar

(All meetings via ZOOM Conference) July 1 » Planning Commission 7:30 pm – ZOOM July 6 » Woods Committee 7:30 pm – ZOOM July 7 » Master Plan Work Session 7:00 pm – ZOOM July 8 » Building...

Washington Grove on the Fourth of July!

2020 Virtual Fourth of July Costume Parade and Awards Ceremony Attention all Yankee Doodle Dandies! Covid-19 won't tread on our patriotic spirit this year: we'll be holding our annual Fourth of July costume parade this Saturday, July 4, except it will be virtually by...

Woman’s Club Virtual Annual Progressive Porch 07.11.20

Like so many events in Town, our annual Progressive Porch will be virtual this year. Our plan is to have it at 7:00 PM on July 11th, and while you sit on your porch, or in your living room, enjoying your snacks and beverages, you will be able to listen to the memories...

SERVICES & ALERTS

ALERT!

Seeking a Volunteer for the Board of Supervisors of Elections

Grove elections are conducted by this three-member Board, appointed by the Mayor bi-annually to 2-year terms. If you have been looking for a way to actively contribute to the smooth running of your Town, or would like to participate in Grove elections, this is your...

Town Treasurer Position

The Town of Washington Grove seeks a qualified individual to fill the position of Town Treasurer beginning Spring-Summer 2021. The Treasurer has broad responsibilities, functioning as financial officer, bookkeeper, purchasing agent and in other capacities to insure...

Trash Not Picked Up?

What do I do if my trash doesn’t get picked up? If our contractor Potomac Disposal misses your trash, please contact the Town Office 301-926-2256, or [email protected] Please don’t call Potomac Disposal directly as that can cause a duplication of...

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Chautauqua Came to Washington Grove—and an Auditorium Would Follow

We are grateful for the research of Robinson & Associates in preparation of the Updated and Expanded Washington Grove Historic District nomination. Excerpts from their work, which follow, focus on the Chautauqua Movement and its manifestation in Washington Grove. The...

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