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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Council Approves Emergency Plan for 2020 Town Council Election

On March 26, the Town Council discussed and approved an emergency resolution and operations plan to guide the conduct of the 2020 Town Council election.  The election will be held, as scheduled, with a deadline for voting of May 5. &...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Town Events, Staff Telework Schedule, and Updates Related to COVID-19

In response to State and Montgomery County guidance to limit large gatherings and maintain social distancing, the Town will not host any events, including Trash & Treasures, through the end of April.  In addition, the Jane Lawton Recreation C...

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

Glass Recycling Update

Effective immediately, residents may place clean glass back into their recycling carts.  The Town’s contractor recently established a glass recycling system at its processing facility, thereby enabling customers to once again include gl...

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Posted on: January 29, 2020

Town Letter to County Council About CCT Tunnel Funding

The Town has sent a letter to the Montgomery County Council about the lack of funding for the Capital Crescent Trail Tunnel in the County Executive’s proposed FY21-26 Capital Improvements Program.  At a work session on January ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Farm Women's Market Site Redevelopment Plans -- Update

Planning Board Approves Sketch Plans for Two Projects

At its October 24 meeting, the Montgomery County Planning Board approved the two redevelopment projects included in the Bethesda Market Sketch Plan.  The first approved project is the EYA-Berns...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Zimmerman Park Master Plan

On October 23, the Town Council held a work session to review and discuss conceptual master plans for Zimmerman Park.  Over the past several months, the Town has been working with a landscape architect to develop plans for various amenities in Zi...

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

County Council Adopts New Rules for Accessory Dwelling Units

The County recently made substantial changes to the rules governing accessory dwelling units (ADUs).  These changes set forth in Zoning Text Amendment 19-01 (ZTA 19-01) “Accessory Residential Uses – Accessory Apartments&rd...

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