Chevy Chase Lake – Summary of January 10 Meeting

On January 10th, the Montgomery County Planning Board held a well-attended community meeting on proposed redevelopment of Chevy Chase Lake.  The meeting included presentations by Planning Board staff and the major landowners in the area — Chevy Chase Land Company, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Montgomery County Housing Opportunities Commission.  Another community meeting will be held in February, with details to be announced soon.  Below is a summary of the meeting prepared by Pat Burda of the Connecticut Avenue Coordinating Committee.  The Rollingwood Citizens Association will keep you informed of this matter, and we encourage your participation as well.  If you have any questions, please contact Fritz Hirst, RCA President, at fhirst@msn.com. Read More

Chevy Chase Lake Sector Plan Background Information Sheets Available

In advance of the upcoming Community Meeting for the Chevy Chase Lake Sector Plan, to be held at the Planning Department on the evening of January 10, 2011, Planning Staff has prepared a series of background information sheets.  These handouts are available on the Planning Department’s Chevy Chase Lake Sector Plan website for viewing and download:

http://www.montgomeryplanning.org/community/chevychaselake/index.shtm

Halloween Party a Huge Hit!

Continuing one of the greatest neighborhood traditions, more than 60 Rollingwood families attended the annual Halloween party at the Rollingwood School on Saturday, October 30th.  Families and children were treated to games, activities, moon bounces, pizza, and candy of course!  Once again, Sue Choi and her edicated team of volunteers did a fabulous job organizing the event.  Thank you Sue and all the volunteers!  Also, many thanks to Ark Contracting and Rollingwood resident Noah Blumberg for sponsoring tee shirts this year.

Important Board of Education Meeting – November 10th

This is a message from the Chevy Chase Elementary PTA concerning possible consolidation of the 6th grade program:

The Board of Education is seeking community feedback to its amendments and
Dr. Weast’s recommendation on Wednesday, November 10 and 11 at its public
hearings.
The CCES and NCCES PTA Leadership is in the midst of crafting a survey for
release by Monday, November 8, if not sooner, to gauge community input.
In the interim, please WATCH the BOE work session. Mark your calendars for
November 10, the designated B-CC Cluster testimony evening! Sign up for
public testimony to voice your opinions. And plan to attend the public
hearings – your attendance is important even if you are not personally
providing testimony. More information on how to sign up to testify follows
below.

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State Senate Debate to be Televised on October 27th

The Rollingwood Citizens Association recently co-hosted a debate of candidates running for District 18 State Senate. For those who missed the fast-paced, informative debate last week between the candidates — incumbent Democrat Richard Madaleno and Republican Kurt Osuch — it will be broadcast on Maryland Municipal Cable TV (Channel 16) Wednesday evening, October 27, at 9:30 p.m. Put this on your calendars and tune in tomorrow evening at 9:30pm. Be informed and vote!

RCA Halloween Party- Saturday, October 30

RCA Halloween Party- Saturday, October 30: That slight chill in the air, the falling leaves, pumpkins appearing on porches . . . it can only mean . . . it’s time for the Rollingwood Halloween Party! Don’t miss all of the fun on Saturday, October 30 from 4-6 pm at the French International School (Beach Dr. and Woodbine St.). The festivities will start with a parade. Come in costume and meet at the corner of Leland and Summit at 3:30 pm. There will be a moon bounce, games, arts and crafts, face painting, pizza for sale, cotton candy for the kids and, of course, lots of your neighbors to catch up with. Admission is $10 per family and guests are welcome. No additional charge for activities. Please return by October 25 the coupon attached to the flyer you will be receiving in the mail and look for posters around the neighborhood. To volunteer at the party please contact Sue Choi at schoi@capitalsource.com or 301-654-4257.