Tree Plantings along 3800 Block of Inverness


MDOT SHA – Office of Environmental Design – Landscape Programs Division will be installing a Landscape Screen (evergeen, flowering, and shade trees) behind the right-of-way fence adjacent to Inverness Drive in June. The preparatory work will begin at 8 a.m. this Thursday, June 6. This contract is to address screening requests to establish a denser landscape buffer between Inverness Dr and the I-495 Eastbound on-ramp.  SHA’s contractor, Ashton Manor Environmental, will be accessing the site from Inverness Dr in order to unload plant material and load up debris from behind the fence in a safe location. 


Permit 9009 Kensington Pkwy

Residents – According to the Village rules/regulations, an application for a building permit should be considered by the Village Council within no more than 35 days after receipt.  The Village received the attached application at the May 7 annual meeting — there is a 41-day gap until the next Council meeting (June 18).  The Council can approve the permit at a special meeting, occurring more than 10 days after receipt of the completed application, assuming all supporting documentation has been provided.  
The Council wants to provide residents with an opportunity to review the attached permit for 9009 Kensington Parkway, which involves adding 1200 square feet as an addition to the back of the property with a fence.  The addition is within the required setback.  Please find attached the application and site plan.  Permit 9009 Kensington Pkwy  If residents have any concerns or questions, please contact the Village Manager by Monday, May 27 at [email protected] or 301-654-7084.  The Village Council plans to formally review the permit by Tuesday, May 28.    
Please note that the owner has received a permit for a dumpster to address interior renovations at this point.    


Village Elections Results

The Village annual elections were held on May 7, 2019, with 24 ballots cast.  The proposed tax rate of $0.045 (per $100 of assessed value) for real property and $0.13 (per $100 of assessed value) for personal property was unanimously approved.  

Brian Hoffner and Chas Stuart, both incumbents, were elected to another 2-year term on the Village Council.  

Annual Meeting – Tax Rate, Elections



The 94th Annual Meeting will take place on May 7, 2019 at 8:00 PM, NCC Christian Church. The Agenda will include:

  • Annual Report by Village Council Chairman
  • Consideration of the FY20 property tax rate. The proposed rates are $0.045 (per $100 of assessed value) for real property and $0.13 (per $100 of assessed value) for personal property (both unchanged from FY18 and FY19).  
  • Nomination and vote to fill two (2) Council member positions (2-year terms).  The positions are currently held by Chas Stuart and Brian Hoffner, who are seeking re-election.  There are currently no other candidates.  

Please see proposed FY20 Budget as well, which was included in April Council meeting agenda packet. FY20 Budget VNCC