June 2018 - From the Mayor

June 28, 2018

June 2018 Around Town Journal Thank you again for the opportunity to serve as your Mayor for a second term following the June 4, 2018 Town Election. The last two years has been a wonderful experience and I am proud that we have been able to accomplish many of the goals that I set out within my first term. I expect that the next two years will be exciting as well, especially with a number of redevelopment projects on the horizon. With this in mind, I continue to ask that both residents and…

SUMMARY - June 18, 2018 Town Council Meeting

June 19, 2018

Approved the Town Meeting Minutes from May 14, 2018. Presented a Mayoral Proclamation to Joe Ralston for his heroic act on June 6, 2018. Presented a Mayoral Proclamation to Sean McMullen for his ten years of service on the Kensington Town Council. Introduced Annexation Resolution No. AR-01-2018 – Authorizing the Annexation to the Town of Kensington of approximately 12.585 acres of land located adjacent to the present corporate limits of the Town located north of the center line…

May 2018 – From the Mayor

June 6, 2018

The Town staff and I are working with Actualize Studio on the final touches of our new TOK.MD.GOV website. The new website should launch the first week of June, and we hope that you find it informative and user friendly. The new site will allow residents, and the business community, to submit service request forms, apply and pay for permits online, and will have ADA and mobile accessibility. I would also like to thank Council Member Conor Crimmins for his yeoman’s work to guide this project…

The 5th Annual Kensington Car Show

May 9, 2018

The 5th Annual Kensington Car Show rolls into Town on Sunday, May 6th, 2018, from 10am to 4pm along Howard Avenue.  The Car Show is a celebration of the automobile, both classic and new and features live music, children’s activities, local food vendors, and more. For more information on the Kensington Car Show, including how to register to participate, visit the Kensington Car Show website. LATEST UPDATE The Sponsor of the 5th Annual Kensington Car Show (Kensington Service…

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 FY19 – Budget Ordinance FY19 – Budget Detail    

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.

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