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The next meeting will be November 11th, 2014 at 7:30 PM in The Pump House at 401 South Horners Lane.

General ERCA Information

If you cannot attend please email us your thoughts by clicking the "email ERCA" link on this page.The subdivisions of East Rockville are Burgandy Hills, Burgundy Knolls, Burgundy Village, Croydon Park, England’s Second Addition, Harriet Park, Janeta, Maryvale, Redgate Farms, and Rockville Park. Do I live in East Rockville? Follow this link for a map.The East Rockville Civic Association (ERCA) was established in 1981 to represent the ten subdivisions of East Rockville. Our purpose is to provide members of this community with a voice on matters that impact our neighborhood. For nearly twenty years, ERCA has been working for our community.When We MeetWe meet every second Tuesday of the month at 7:30 in the Pump House at 401 South Horners Lane. If you would like to know more about ERCA please send an email to president.erca@gmail.com You can also SUBSCRIBE to this site by entering your email in the box at the very bottom of this page. This will get you automatic email updates when changes are made to this site.Thank you for visiting.

ERCA's Officers and Email

President - Chas Hausheer president.erca@gmail.com

Vice President/Secretary - Charles Littlefield vp.erca@gmail.com

Treasurer - Marilyn Al-Mansoor treas.erca@gmail.com

Our Neighbor Housing Inspector

Do you have a complaint or question about a possible code violation in the neighborhood? If so please contact Aaron Porter our current Housing Inspector. Aaron can be contacted at APorter@rockvillemd.govor 240-314-8338.

Do you have an issue with the Rockville Metro station?

Address all issues and questions about the Rockville Metro Station by sending an email to both csvc@wmata.com and HCordero@rockvillemd.gov

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Rockville Pike Walking Town Hall Meeting to be Held

 A Walking Town Hall Meeting is scheduled for the morning of Saturday, November 1, 2014 from 10 a.m. to noon. The Mayor and Council, staff and interested members of the public will gather at City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave. to tour the Pike Plan area to observe existing conditions and consider potential impacts of the draft plan's policies.

The purpose of the walking/bus tour is to familiarize the Mayor and Council and other participants with existing transportation and land use conditions in the Rockville Pike corridor, discuss current and pending development projects along the Pike and their relationship to the draft plan, and note features of the draft plan in the context of the physical environment. Members of the public are invited to attend. For the details of the walking town hall, go to http://www.rockvillemd.gov/index.aspx?NID=206
"Rockville's Pike Plan" envisions a future where pedestrians, bicyclists, transit riders and drivers have a more enjoyable experience as they travel, and visit destinations, on the Pike.
The Mayor and Council will continue to hold public hearings on the Planning Commission's draft Rockville Pike Plan at their regularly scheduled meetings on November 17 and December 8, 2014 in the Mayor and Council Chambers. Meetings start at 7:00 p.m. and may be viewed live on Comcast, Verizon and RCN channel 11 or streamed online anytime.  Please note that additional public hearing dates may be added. 

eNeighborhoods News for November 2014


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Baltimore Road Project Status Update

This is  a quick update on the Baltimore Rd. project. Here is the link on the City's website for the Baltimore Road Project:  http://www.rockvillemd.gov/index.aspx?nid=687

Our project team is coordinating with individual property owners to collect the temporary easements and right of way that will be necessary to construct the project.  The design is on hold while we work through the property acquisition phase of the project, and we expect that we will be in a position to resume design before year's end.

Hjarman Cordero
Senior Neighborhood Resource Coordinator

For much more detailed information click here

Thursday, October 2, 2014

East Rockville Sanitary Sewer Improvements – Design Phase

Purpose: The City of Rockville will provide information on the proposed Rock Creek Sanitary
Sewer Improvement project during the East Rockville Civic Association meeting at 7:30
p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 14, in the Pump House, at 401 South Horners Lane.
The improvements involve replacing the existing sanitary sewer pipes and manholes with
new, larger pipes. The pipes and manholes to be replaced are located in roadways and
within easements that traverse private property. During construction, lane closures will
be necessary and traffic patterns may be altered. Please see the back of this advisory for a
map of the project area. The improvements are needed due to limited capacity in the
existing sewers. This project was adopted in the Fiscal Year 2015 Capital Improvements
Location: Beginning at the intersection of East Middle Lane and Monroe Street and ending in
Maryvale Park near Taylor Avenue. Additional streets affected are Hungerford Drive,
Park Road, North Stonestreet Avenue, Grandin Avenue, Highland Avenue, South
Horners Lane, Seth Place and Charles Street (see map here).
Timeline: Design will continue through spring 2015 with construction planned to begin in fall
Cost: Design: $101,310. Construction: $1.9 million (estimated). The City received a developer
contribution to fund a portion of this project.
Contact: Jim Woods, Rockville Project Manager, at 240-314-8521 or jwoods@rockvillemd.gov

First Street Bridge Replacement - Design Phase

Purpose: The City of Rockville will provide information on the proposed First Street Bridge
Replacement project during the East Rockville Civic Association meeting on at 7:30 p.m.
on Tuesday, Oct. 14, in the Pump House, at 401 South Horners Lane.
In 2012, the bridge was recommended for replacement after it was inspected by the
City’s consultant as part of Rockville’s ongoing bridge inspection program. The
replacement will ensure that the bridge continues to provide adequate structural stability
for vehicular and pedestrian traffic. In addition, a sidewalk will be constructed on the
east side of First Street from Lynn Court to the First Street spur road. The design of the
replacement is funded by the Bridge Rehabilitation Project in the City’s adopted Fiscal
Year 2015 Capital Improvements Program. During construction, First Street will be
closed to through traffic.
Location: First Street between Lynn Court and the First Street spur road. Please see map here.
Timeline: Design of the bridge rehabilitation will continue into 2015. Construction is anticipated to
begin in fall 2015.
Cost: Design: $225,000. Construction: $1.2 million (estimated).
Contact: Jim Woods, Rockville Project Manager, at 240-314-8521 or jwoods@rockvillemd.go

Friday, July 11, 2014

New Facebook Page for East Rockville Parents

Attention all East Rockville parents: A new Facebook group has been created for parents of young children in the East Rockville neighborhood. The page will serve as a place to share news, ask questions, and coordinate occasional gatherings (we're also open to other suggestions for this group). A few parents from the area have noted a lack of interactive online places where families with young kids could interact - so here it is. If you're interested in joining the group, please search Maryvale Park Area Families on Facebook. Please feel free to invite others you know.

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