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Mayor & Council
In November 2019, Rockville voted in the 66th election for Mayor and Council.
Rockville voters re-elected Bridget Donnell Newton as mayor.
Four councilmembers were also elected: Monique Ashton, Beryl L. Feinberg, David Myles and Mark Pierzchala.
The Rockville Mayor and Council hold meetings on most Mondays. The general public is invited to community forum during the meetings to state concerns, offer statements or give general opinions about topics being discussed by the Mayor and Council.
Meetings are held at Rockville City Hall in the Mayor and Council Chambers on the third floor. The meetings are are televised live on Rockville 11 on county cable systems.
Ways to Participate
Contact the Mayor and Council
Write to the Mayor and Council at 111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD 20850, or email the mayor and council.
Speak at Community Forum
Most Mayor and Council meetings include a community forum as part of the agenda. This time is set aside to hear from any community member who wishes to address the Mayor and Council. Speakers are asked to keep their remarks to three minutes. Priority will be given to those who are speaking on an agenda item and speakers who have signed up in advance by calling the City Clerk’s Office at 240-314-8280 by 10 a.m. on the day of the meeting.
Testify at a Public Hearing
Public hearings are held during regular Mayor and Council meetings and are topic-specific. To speak, call the City Clerk’s Office at 240-314-8280 by 10 a.m. on the date of the hearing. Written testimony can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to the City Clerk’s Office, 111 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850.
Drop-in discussions are held one Monday per month, 5:30-6:30 p.m., in the Mayor and Council office at City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave. Residents generally are able to speak with the Mayor or Councilmember for up to 10 minutes on any topic. No appointment is necessary, but a call to the City Clerk/Director of Council Operations’ Office at 240-314-8280 is encouraged.
Join a Board or Commission
Community members are encouraged to lend their time and expertise to a city board or commission. Boards and Commissions provide the Mayor and Council with informed public opinions, thoughts and ideas that shape the city.