Solera Reserve Kensington Concept Drawings - 10540 Metropolitan Avenue

May 4, 2018

A Courtesy Review will be held on Monday, May 14, 2018, 7 pm, for the Solera Reserve Kensington (Concept Drawings) project at 10540 Metropolitan Avenue.  

April 2018 Around Town Journal

April 23, 2018

  April 2018 Around Town Journal The Town will be hosting in cooperation with McCaffery Interests, the developer for the proposed Solera Senior Living project, a Community Meeting at Town Hall on Thursday, May 3rd, beginning at 7 pm. The Architect for the project will present a re-designed concept plan for the north façade of the building, along with new drawings of the south façade (including day and evening views), and an update for the transition between the two existing…

Proposed 10619 Connecticut Avenue Development Project

April 13, 2018

The Development Review Board (DRB) met with Michelle Hassler, RKAA Architects, about a concept design for a self storage and retail development project at 10619 Connecticut Avenue (old Huggins & Harrison Gas Station) on April 10th. The meeting Notes, along with a few draft renderings have been posted below. MEETING NOTES The curb cut on Connecticut Ave will remain. Curb cut on Plyers Mill will be closed.  An easement will be created to connect the subject property to the 7-11 parking…

FY19 Town Budget Information

April 3, 2018

The Public Hearing for the Fiscal Year 2018-19 (FY19) Budget will be held on Monday, April 9th, 7:00 pm. If you are not available to attend the Public Hearing, please feel free to contact the Mayor and Council. Town Budget Information FY19 – Budget Ordinance FY19 – Budget Detail FY19 – Budget Detail – CIP FY19 – Budget Highlights

March 2018 Around Town Journal

March 16, 2018

  March 2018 Around Town Journal I am frequently asked about the old Huggins gas station property at 10619 Connecticut Avenue and if there are any future development plans for the site. I am happy to report that the property was recently sold to the Chuck Levin group, which also owns the adjacent property with 7-11. While the Levin group has yet to submit a long-term proposal for the property, they decided to provide two short-term lease agreements with Hawkins Produce and Cherner…

Updated (12/29) Holiday Trash, Brush, and Recycling Schedule

December 18, 2017

Updated Holiday Trash, Brush, and Recycling Schedule for the week of January 1, 2018 Tues., Jan. 2nd – Trash and Recycling (Brush will be collected on Fri., Jan. 5th) Fri., Jan. 5th – Trash and Brush. Tues., Jan. 9th – Trash, Brush, and Recycling Fri., Jan. 12th – Trash *Christmas trees will be collected during regular Brush (yard-waste) collection dates.

December 2017 Around Town Journal

December 1, 2017

December 2017 Around Town Journal The Town’s Annexation Committee will convene on Wednesday, December 6th, 7 pm, to discuss the proposed annexation of 35 homes and several commercial properties. Currently, the Committee is researching the proposal and providing information to the proposed annexed properties with regards to the Town of Kensington. If you have additional questions, pleas read Growing the Town of Kensington for the Better, or please contact us. Please join the Town on…

Howard Avenue Water Main Break - Nov. 30th

November 30, 2017

Dear Residents and Business Community: Please be advised that there is a water main break along the 3700 block of Howard Avenue (between Fawcett Street and Montgomery Avenue). The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) is aware of the issue and is currently working along Howard Avenue to correct the water main break. We ask that you please avoid this area, if possible. Any water related concerns should be directed to WSSC by calling their Emergency Service number at…

Fall Leaf Collection Schedule

October 26, 2017

The Town will begin our annual leaf collection the week of  November 6th and run through the week of December 11th. There are no scheduled collection zones, as the Public Works Crew will monitor the Town on a daily basis. Place Leaves to the Curb Do NOT Place Leaves in the Street             Please do not include…

October 2017 Around Town Journal

October 26, 2017

October 2017 Around Town Journal In comparison to other local municipalities, Kensington is very fortunate to have a strong and vibrant business community that has blossomed over the last few years. In cooperation with our local business associations, along with the ExploreKensington campaign, we are becoming a resident destination not only for that unique gift, but a bottle of wine, yoga class, or even a great meal! With our shop local objective in mind, I encourage you to explore our…

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