King Farm Weekly E-mail Blast: Friday, February 11th, 2022

published: February 11th, 2022 by in E-Mail Blast

Association News: Friday, February 11th, 2022

King Farm Upcoming Meeting Schedule

Please go to the King Farm website for Zoom meeting links: https://kingfarm.org/zoom-meeting-links/

  • Board of Trustees (BOT): 
    • Wednesday 02/16/2022 – 7:30 PM
    • To view the electronic version of the February Draft Agenda and Resident Board Book, visit FrontSteps Resident Portal and click the Board of Trustees (BOT) folder.
    • If you need assistance accessing these documents, please call or email management@kingfarm.org

February Edition of the King Farm Chronicle

The February edition of the King Farm Chronicle is here and will be delivered to your doorsteps soon! Click here to read the online version of the Chronicle. Please visit our website under Stay Informed / King Farm Chronicle to read past editions (https://kingfarm.org/king-farm-chronicle/).

Super Sunday Valentine’s Skating Event Update

The Super Sunday Valentine’s Day Skate Event is scheduled for Sunday, February 13, 2022 in the rear parking lot of the Saddle Ridge Community Center from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.

UPDATE: This event is sold out and there is not a waitlist. However, if you registered and you are unable to attend, please email activities@kingfarm.org

** There is the potential for winter weather this weekend, so in the event of poor weather, this event will be rescheduled for another date. 

King Farm Fitness Center Update & Reminders

The King Farm fitness center (located at 300 Saddle Ridge Circle) will now be open to residents daily from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm.


  • Reservations are not required.
  • No more than 4 residents in the room at one time.
  • Please remember to wipe down the equipment, after each use! 
  • Key fobs are required to access the fitness center (https://kingfarm.org/key-fob-application-form/)

2022 King Farm Annual Meeting and Election Coming Soon!

The King Farm Citizens Assembly (“Assembly”) will hold its Annual Meeting of the membership on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. The primary purpose of the meeting is for the election of President and two (2) Board of Trustees seats. The Assembly’s Annual Meeting will start at 7:00 pm during which the election winners will be announced and installed. The meeting shall be held via Zoom and the link to register will be provided prior to the meeting. For more information, please visit the website and view the election documents: https://kingfarm.org/2022-annual-election/.

As a reminder, there are less than 2 weeks remaining to submit the required documents in order to be considered a candidate in the upcoming election! 

Candidate Eligibility and Requirements:

King Farm Citizens who are 18+, have no financial delinquencies over 30 days, and are registered with the Assembly are eligible to be a candidate in the election.  Those interested in running for one of two (2) available seats on the Board of Trustees or for the KFCA President position, will need to submit the following documents:

  • Petition of Candidacy
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Valid signatures from King Farm Citizens (20 signatures for BOT / 25 signatures for President).

Candidacy Deadline:

Petitions for Candidacy (with valid signatures) and the candidate’s Statement of Purpose must be received by the Management Office electronically, hand delivered, or via USPS mail no later than 3:00 pm on Wednesday, February 23, 2022. **Lack of the necessary number of valid signatures will result in an invalid candidacy petition.

All annual meeting/election documents and forms can be downloaded by visiting the website (https://kingfarm.org/2022-annual-election/) or from the internal documents within the FrontSteps Resident Portal under Annual Meeting & Election / 2022 Annual Meeting and Election.

Conversations with the City Virtual Event – 03/16/2022

King Farm Citizens Assembly (KFCA) President, Barry Jackson, and the External Affairs committee is hosting a virtual event called Conversation with the City at 8:00 PM on Wednesday, March 16th, 2022, following the King Farm Board of Trustees meeting. Representatives from the City of Rockville have been invited and will be attending the meeting.

To attend, you must register in advance using the Zoom webinar registration link (https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_-weXOBFeSNSitGDod1Jlcg) which can be found on the King Farm website (https://kingfarm.org/zoom-meeting-links/).  Please submit any questions in advance using the Zoom registration form or submit your questions to the External Affairs committee at externalaffairs@kingfarm.org.

Depending on the number of questions received, there may be time for participants to ask questions live or using the chat feature in zoom.

Meetings are for King Farm Titleholders and Citizens only. Registrants will be verified to ensure participants are titleholders/citizens.

Amended Draft Administrative Resolution No. 2 For Review

Administrative Resolution No. 2 (Procedures for Review & Approval of Applications for Visual Changes to Living Units/Lots):

  • The Board is considering amending AR No. 2 regarding procedures for review/approval of design review applications.
  • If you have any comments or questions, feel free to send those to Management via email management@kingfarm.org or call (301) 987-0122. Proposed amendments to AR No. 2 will be discussed and voted on during the March 16th, 2022 BOT meeting.

You can view a copy of the proposed amendments under review on the King Farm website (https://kingfarm.org/draft-resolutions/) or download the file from the Internal Documents in the FrontSteps resident portal under the folder(s) 2. Governing Documents / 1 – Draft Resolutions.

*If you do not have access to the resident portal, please contact Management for assistance or to obtain copies of these documents.

The King Farm Neighbors Village (KFNV) started its February schedule of events with its members’ Book Club on Thursday, February 10th from 12:30-2:00 pm where Jeannette Walls’ childhood to adult memoir, The Glass Castle, was discussed. Participants enjoyed an engaging and thought-provoking discussion of the memoir. Some members are looking forward to watching and comparing the book to the film that the book is based upon.

King Farm Neighbors Village News

The King Farm Neighbors Village (KFNV) started its February schedule of events with its members’ Book Club on Thursday, February 10th from 12:30-2:00 pm where Jeannette Walls’ childhood to adult memoir, The Glass Castle, was discussed. Participants enjoyed an engaging and thought-provoking discussion of the memoir. Some members are looking forward to watching and comparing the book to the film that the book is based upon.

Future Events Scheduled for February:

  1. Wednesday, Feb. 16th – 10:00-11:30 AM: The KFNV will host Coffee and Conversation where the topic will be: “If you could meet any historical figure, who would it be?”
  2. Thursday, Feb. 24th – 4:00-5:00 PM: The KFNV will host its highlight event, “Protecting You: Protection from Identity Theft.” During this virtual program, a representative from the Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection will explain how to protect yourself from identity theft. The KFNV cordially invites all members of the King Farm community to this important safety event, as KFNV membership is not required for virtual attendance at this presentation.

Please take a look at the KFNV Blog under the News section of the KFNV website for articles about events as well as news relevant to the KFNV community. Also, both the Movie Club and Book Club welcome new members. Please see below for KFNV membership details.

Important Community Information:

The Maryland Department of Aging provides a free and valuable program to call and check on your loved ones, 65 and older. Registration is easy – online or over the phone! Call 1-866-50-CHECK (1-866-502-0560) or visit online https://aging.maryland.gov/Pages/senior-call-check.aspx. This is an easy way to take care of one another! Here is an example of the importance of checking in on the seniors you know: “Rockville Senior Center Employee Saves Woman Lying Injured on Floor for 4 Days“. 

Solicitation – King Farm Neighbors Village Seeking New Members for Board of Directors:

The King Farm Neighbors Village seeks individuals to serve as members of the Board of Directors. The Board is a volunteer managing entity for the KFNV and works to develop, implement, and sustain activities that support the KFNV mission to help King Farm residents who would like to remain in their homes throughout their lives and age in place.  The KFNV coordinates services such as friendly visits, check-in phone calls, social events, health and safety events and transportation.   

Board members must be residents of King Farm and members of the KFNV. We are seeking individuals who are interested in the KFNV and its mission, who have experience germane to serving on the KFNV Board and who are willing to commit a level of effort necessary to complete the duties of a KFNV Board member.  Term of service for Board members is two (2) years, beginning at the Annual Meeting held in April of each year.

If you are interested in joining the KFNV Board, please send a statement of interest and a brief bio to kfnvinfo@gmail.com. For more information about the KFNV see the website.

How to Contact KFNV:

For most of our monthly events, membership is required; but membership is free and as easy as filling out an on-line or mail-in form. We do, however, accept and welcome donations; for these donations help defray the cost of KFNV services and events. For information on how to register for any of the above events, to become a KFNV member, or to make a donation, please contact the Member Coordinators at kfnvinfo@gmail.com, leave a voicemail at (301) 799-8104, or view the KFNV website at https://www.kfnv.org/.

City of Rockville Parking Permits for King Farm Streets Expiring Soon

Parking Districts Expiration Dates
The City of Rockville has nine parking districts. Each district has a 3-year renewal cycle. The City streets in King Farm are part of parking district “F”, which will expire March 31, 2022.

Effective 12/8/2021: The 3 year renewal rate for parking permits is $15 per car. The rates decrease or are prorated by year in the amount of $5, until the end of each respective cycle. 

Please click here to view the list of parking permit streets in Rockville and their respective expiration dates. 

To renew a parking permit and for more information, please click here.

RCPD News Report: February 1st to February 8th, 2022

Click here to read the Weekly Crime Report courtesy of the Rockville City Police Department.
If you have a crime or concern to report, please contact the Rockville City Police Department at:
Non-Emergency: 240-314-8900
Emergency: 9-1-1
2 W. Montgomery Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20850