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Voting at Town Meetings

TC Minutes – January 2019/ At the December Council meeting, Marc Hansen suggested consideration of permitting absentee voting at Town Meetings. Charlie Challstrom noted the Town Charter stipulates Robert’s Rules of Order, latest edition, as the...

Town Elections in May

Election Day 2019 will be May 11. Nominations will close April 8. Residents new and old are reminded that Washington Grove is an incorporated municipality governed by its citizens on a volunteer basis. The office of Mayor and at least two of the six Town Council seats...

Action on Ordinance 2018-13; Ordinance Adopting Amendments to the Washington Grove Code of Ordinances Article X Election Procedures for Absentee Balloting, Provision Balloting, Resolution of the Votes, and a Bar to Political Activities:

TC Minutes – December 2018 / Ordinance 2018-13pdf  (adopting amendments to Article X election procedures) Charlie Challstrom moved enactment of Ordinance 2018-13 (minutes of public hearing) as presented. Rob Gilmore seconded the motion. Discussion included:...

Elections

Residents new and old are reminded that Washington Grove is an incorporated municipality governed by its citizens on a volunteer basis. The office of Mayor and at least two of the six Town Council seats are open each year. Any Town resident who is a qualified voter...

Planning Commission Meeting Minutes August 2018

[ Minutes Archive ] 1 August 2018 | Approved: 5 September 2018 Peter Nagrod called the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. In attendance were Commissioners Charlie Challstrom, Georgette Cole, Dave Hix, and Deb Mehlferber. Also present were resident Diane McCauley and...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Ordinance 2018-02

The Washington Grove Town Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 11, 2018, 7:30 p.m., in McCathran Hall, 300 Grove Ave, Washington Grove, Maryland. The purpose of this hearing is to take public comment on proposed Ordinance 2018-02. This ordinance would...

Thank You to the Audit Committee!

(From Mary Challstrom, Treasurer, Mayor John Compton (2018-19), Mayor Joli McCathran (2014-18) Just a note to clarify responsibilities of the Audit Committee as described at the annual Town Meeting. Members of the Committee, on a rotating basis, open and reconcile the...

Town Meeting Adopts FY 2019 Budget and Tax Rate

The property tax rate for the fiscal year beginning July 1 will increase to the constant yield rate of $0.262/$100 assessed valuation. The dwelling unit charge, tied to the cost of trash and recycling collection, will rise to $130 per dwelling per year, to reflect the...

Ordinance 2018-05 Public Hearing

The Town Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, July 9, 2018, 7:30 p.m. in McCathran Hall. The purpose of this hearing is for public testimony regarding Ordinance No. 2018-05 with proposed amendments to Article IV, Building Permit Regulations, to modify and...

2018 ELECTION RESULTS

2018 Election Results.pdf Chairman of the Board of Election Supervisors Meredith Horan reported the results of the Town election at the Annual Meeting on May 12, 2018. 198 ballots were cast, including 31 absentee ballots. Mayor: John Compton 106 votes Joli McCathran...
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