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UPCOMING MEETINGS AT 300 SADDLE RIDGE CIRCLE

March 19th – Baileys II at 7:00 pm

March 20th – KFCA Board of Trustees at 7:30pm

March 21st – KFVC III at 7:00 pm



KING FARM CITIZEN REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Just a reminder for non-registered King Farm residents who would like to vote in the April 7, 2019 election must complete and return the attached form to the Management Office at 300 Saddle Ridge Circle, Rockville, MD 20850 by 5pm, Wednesday, March 20, 2019.




CITY OF ROCKVILLE NEWS

Three Candidates for Vacant Council Seat to Be Interviewed on Wednesday

Three candidates for a vacant seat on the city council will come before the Mayor and Council at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 20 for a third round of interviews at City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave. The three candidates are: Monique Ashton, James J. Hedrick and Robert J. Wright.

The interviews will be broadcast live on channel 11 on county cable systems, livestreamed and available a day after the meeting.


Mayor and Council to Hear Updates on Town Center

The Mayor and Council will continue their discussion of strategies to strengthen Rockville Town Center’s vitality at their 7 p.m. Monday, March 25 meeting, and will receive an update on progress made toward 11 potential approaches to address opportunities and challenges for the mixed-use activity center in the heart of Rockville.


Public Hearing about Twinbrook Quarter

The Mayor and Council will have a public hearing at their 7 p.m. Monday, March 25, meeting on the Project Plan Application for the proposed redevelopment of approximately 18 acres into a mixed-use project consisting of residential, retail and office use on 1500-1616 ROCKVILLE PIKE (TWINBROOK QUARTER).

For more information about the project and site plan visit: https://www.rockvillemd.gov/2054/1500-1616-Rockville-Pike-Twinbrook-Quart.

For more information about the Review Process contact Brian Wilson at bwilson@rockvillemd.gov.

To sign up to speak contact the City Clerk’s office by email at cityclerk@rockvillemd.gov or call 240-314-8280.


Rockville Goes Purple: Panel Discussion and Training on March 30

A panel discussion and training on how to use Narcan to respond to an opioid overdose, as part of Rockville's campaign against opioid abuse. Participants will receive training and a free Narcan kit to take with them. Narcan is a rescue drug used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Held in partnership with Montgomery College, the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services, and the Montgomery County Collaboration Council.

Date: March 30, 2019

Time: 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Time Details: Networking, resources and light refreshments at 9:30 a.m. Panel discussion at 10 a.m., followed by training.

Location: Montgomery College – Rockville

Address: Room 301, Science West Building. 51 Mannakee St. Rockville, MD 20850

For more information contact Carlos Aparicio at caparicio@rockvillemd.gov

To register use code 9455 at https://secure.rec1.com/MD/city-of-rockville-md/catalog


Help Rock the Future of Recreation and Parks in Rockville

The Department of Recreation and Parks is working on updating its strategic plan, which will create a blueprint for the future of parks, trails, recreation facilities, programs and services within the city.

You can help! Join Recreation and Parks for a public input meeting. Two will be held on Thursday, March 28:

• 6-7 p.m. in the social hall of the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Drive.

• 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive.

International Night Festival

The International Night festival, celebrating the world’s cultures that are represented in Rockville, returns to F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre on Friday, March 22.

At this free event, audience members will enjoy performances and traditional clothing displays. Each year, International Night showcases food from a specific culture. Attendees this year can sample unique and traditional Greek food in the theater’s social hall.

Newsy politics reporter Willie James Inman will emcee.

The doors open at 5:30 p.m., with an address by attending Mayor and Council members at 6 p.m., followed by performances and the Greek food sampling.

No tickets or registration are required, but seating is limited.


Meetings this Week

• March 20: Mayor and Council vacancy interviews, 7 p.m.

• March 20: Rockville Sister City Corporation, 7 p.m.

• March 21: Development Review Committee, 9 a.m.

 
 

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