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King Farm Movie Night Tomorrow Night

Bring a blanket or a lawn chair as King Farm movies on the lawn returns with this year’s Oscar winner for best animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse playing on the big movie screen tomorrow, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Miles Morales is a teen from Brooklyn, struggling with own issues as he adjusts to a new school. On top of that, he must carry the mantel of being Spider-Man, as he meets various different versions of the iconic superhero in different forms, from different dimensions across the universe. The movie, rated PG, will start promptly at 8:30 p.m. on the Saddle Ridge Circle lawn area adjacent to the Saddle Ridge Community Center. We hope to see you there!


Thank you for all the neighbors who provided feedback regarding the temporary use of the Bailey’s Commons Pool by the Woodley Garden Swim Team (WGST). On Wednesday, May 15th, the King Farm Board of Trustees (BOT) voted in favor (4-0-0) of allowing the WGST use the King Farm pool this summer. BOT and WGST have addressed dates, times, cleaning, parking, insurance, lifeguard and other operational costs. The use times for the WGST are Monday – Wednesday and Fridays (no Thursdays) June 18th – July 19th from 7:30 am – 10:30 am and July 22nd – 26th 8:00 am – 9:00 am prior to the pool opening. Please email or call (301-987-0122) the Management Team if there are any questions or concerns regarding the use.


Rockville Planning and Development Services Department will Host Open House for the Community that Will Seek Input on improvements to Rockville’s Development Review and Permitting Process.

The City of Rockville Planning and Development Services Department will host three feedback sessions that will seek input from homeowners, builders, developers, neighborhood associations, civic groups and the public on improvements to Rockville’s development review and permitting process. The sessions are part of a larger initiative underway to improve the city’s development review and permitting processes to make them faster, accountable, smarter and transparent, under a project named FAST.

City of Rockville staff have scheduled a special FAST open house for your community. This session, focused on HOAs, civic groups and neighborhood associations, will be 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22, in the Mayor and Council Chambers at City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave. During this session, you will be able to preview and comment on proposed revisions to development-related processes and several chapters of city code.

Chapter 5: Buildings and Building Regulations.

Updates on new residential and commercial building changes that impact you.

Chapter 21: Streets and Public Improvements.

Reorganized to improve readability and clarify permit and construction provisions, among others.

Chapter 24: Water, Sewers and Sewage Disposal

Revised water/sewer authorization standards, among other proposals.

If Wednesday’s specially-focused open house does not work for your schedule, you are welcome to attend either of the two other sessions, which will be held from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 and 2-4 p.m. Thursday, May 23, in the Mayor and Council Chambers.

Master Plan Public Hearings

The Planning Commission approved the draft plan for release for public comment on Monday, March 13. It can be found at

They have planned three public hearings that will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, Wednesday, May 22 and Tuesday, June 4 at City Hall.

A hard copy of the plan is available to view at the planning department on the second floor of City Hall, at Rockville Senior Center, and at the Twinbrook, Lincoln Park and Thomas Farm community centers.

For more information, contact planner Cindy Kebba at 240-314-8233.

Written testimony can be submitted by mail: City of Rockville Planning Commission, c/o Cindy Kebba, 111 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850; or by email to


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Please be advised that there was a robbery on Longhorn Crescent last night, Monday, May 13th. Below is a statement from the  Rockville Police Department regarding the incident.

“At about 9pm last night we responded for an attempted armed robbery that had occurred in the alley to the rear of the 400 block of Longhorn Crescent. The adult male said he was sitting in the car to the rear of the address and was talking on his phone when he was approached by two suspects who demanded his money. The victim began honking his horn and the suspects fled. The incident is under investigation.”

Management does not have any additional information at this time. When Rockville Police Department provides Management with additional information, we will send it out to the community. However, if you have information that may be helpful regarding this incident, please contact the Rockville Police Department at 240-314-8944.

Although King Farm is a low crime neighborhood, residents must remember to always stay vigilant and aware of your surroundings. Again, any information regarding this incident or any other suspicious activity should be reported directly to the Rockville Police Department at 240-314-8911. If it is an emergency, please call 911.

Thank you for your attention.


Brandi Ruff, CMCA® AMS® PCAM®

General Manager


King Farm Citizens Assembly, 300 Saddle Ridge Circle, Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-987-0122