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Virtual Q&A with Councilmember Evan Glass, Thursday, May 7, 8pm

WHAT: Virtual Q&A with Councilmember Evan Glass
WHEN: Thursday, May 7, 8:00-9:30pm
WHERE: Zoom Virtual Meeting
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/862650921?pwd=WldJS25tOEZRSVJTWWNtTUdUYXRRUT09
Meeting ID: 862 650 921
Password: 076607

For the final RCA General Meeting of the 2019-2020 season, we are lucky to be once again hosting Montgomery County Councilmember Evan Glass. Mr. Glass was elected to the County Council in 2018 and is an “At-Large” member, meaning he represents all residents of Montgomery County. From the safety of your own home, feel free to log on and participate virtually, where Mr. Glass will field a variety of questions in an open-ended format. All RCA-land residents welcome.

To learn more about Evan Glass, see his page here:
https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/glass/


March/April 2020 Echo Now Available

The March/April 2020 Echo is available for download.


February 2020 Executive Meeting Minutes

Meeting Date

Thursday, February 6, 2020 8:00-9:30pm

Call to order 8:03pm

Beer Fest — Josh Silverstein

The board debated whether to try and do a winter or spring event like last year’s Beer Fest. It was decided that without someone willing to take the job on immediately it was too late to try for something that elaborate this year. Perhaps something in late August or September. However, the board agreed on a simpler event: a s’mores night on the civic green. Joe agreed to head this project, much more ad hoc, where the RCA will provide the ingredients for s’mores and firewood and possibly hot chocolate. The date for this is to be determined. There was a brief digression into discussing the upcoming meeting about the stop sign at Beach and Wexford, with several board members planning to attend.
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January/February 2020 Echo Now Available

The January/February 2020 Echo is available for download.


Special RCA Meeting: Thrive Montgomery 2050

WHEN: Thursday, January 9th, 8pm
WHERE: Veirs Mill Park Activity Building, 4425 Garrett Park Road
RSVP on Facebook or Nextdoor

Please join the RCA on Thursday, January 9th at the Veirs Mill Park Activity Building (4425 Garrett Park Road) for a special General Meeting to discuss and develop a community position on Thrive Montgomery 2050 (https://montgomeryplanning.org/planning/master-plan-list/general-plans/thrive-montgomery-2050/). Thrive Montgomery 2050 is a future General Plan. General Plans include long-term vision with broad policies that will guide future, more detailed land use planning, public investments in infrastructure and communities, amenities, and private development.

Montgomery County Planning has provided a toolkit called a Meeting-in-a-Box (https://montgomeryplanning.org/planning/master-plan-list/general-plans/thrive-montgomery-2050/thrive-montgomery-2050-meeting-in-a-box/) for civic associations like the RCA to provide targeted feedback to help inform and shape the Thrive Montgomery 2050 plan. We will follow the County’s suggested meeting format. We plan to discuss the RCA community’s priorities related to equity, environment, economy, transportation, housing, parks and open space, design, arts, and culture, and our overall top priorities among the aforementioned categories.

After the conclusion of the RCA General Meeting, the RCA intends to combine all community input and submit comments on Thrive Montgomery 2050 on behalf of our community. If you would like to provide input to the RCA but are unable to attend, feel free to email your priorities directly to josh@randolphcivic.org by January 20, 2020. Individuals can also submit their own comments (https://montgomeryplanning.org/planning/master-plan-list/general-plans/thrive-montgomery-2050/thrive-montgomery-2050-meeting-in-a-box/#worksheet).


2020 Membership Benefits Cards are in!

The new Membership Benefits Cards for 2020 have arrived. Find out more here or check them out at the next RCA meeting this week.


November 2019 Echo Now Available

The November 2019 Echo is available for download.


Please Renew Your Membership for 2021

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Please use the PayPal form to quickly and securely renew your RCA membership for the 2020 membership cycle. You can also print our membership form and mail it with a check to:

Randolph Civic Association, Inc.
P. O. Box 2202
North Bethesda, Maryland 20852

Your RCA membership is more important than ever before. As we work to continually improve our neighborhood, your $10 membership and continued participation are critical to the success of programs like the Echo.


October 2019 Echo Now Available

The October 2019 Echo is available for download.


Community Day this Saturday October 12th

Please join us this Saturday for our annual Community Day event at the Civic Green!

WHERE: The RCA Civic Green @ Randolph Hills Shopping Center map
WHEN: Saturday, October 12th, 9am to 3pm
RSVP to the Facebook Event

Schedule:
10am – 5k race (Checkin at 9:30am) Sign up Here
11:30am – Kid’s fun run Sign up Here
11am to 3pm – Hang out with your friends and neighbors for lunch and drinks

For more details about the vendors: