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WSSC Updated Phases for Rock Creek Hills

By | From the RCHCA Officers

Recently received from Michael Krempel (WSSC), reflecting the end dates and the various stages of the WSSC project.  

Please see the updated MAP HERE

Phase 1 is complete – Kensington Prkwy and part of Calvend

Phase 2- currently working on

Phases 3-5 – to come

Projected end date for entire project is February 26, 2021.

Have concerns/comments on Beltway Expansion? Come to the May 22 Meeting where it will be discussed!

By | From the RCHCA Officers

From: Peter Chatfield 
Sent: Friday, May 17, 2019 7:28 PM
Subject: FW: Concerns About Beltway Expansion

Here is a link to beltway expansion, map of estimated impacts

https://rchca.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Beltway-Expansion-Impact-Map-re-Rock-Creek-Hills.pdf

Additionally, the dashed red line (which marks where noise is expected to exceed legal limits) shows a group of houses on Raymoor Rd and Old Spring Road that fall within an area where unlawful levels of noise are expected and other house situated right at the worst sound levels allowed.

Please see the attached letter re Beltway expansion concerns. This and other issues will be discussed at our May 22, 2019 RCHCA Spring meeting at Silver Creek Middle School.

Peter W. Chatfield 

SPRING PARTY IS ON! Sunday 5/5

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The Spring party is on — rain or shine. 
As we have access to the cabin, we will plan to host inside if the weather doesn’t clear up. 
I believe someone asked about the Paella lady yesterday and why she wasn’t at the Farmer Market.  Maybe because she was busy making our food….we will have lots of delicious Paella!
So even if the weather is bad, swing by the cabin for a bit and have some dinner. 
Still hope to see you all there!

RCH Spring Party: Sunday May 5, 2019

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UPDATE:

The Spring party is on — rain or shine. 
As we have access to the cabin, we will plan to host inside if the weather doesn’t clear up. 
I believe someone asked about the Paella lady yesterday and why she wasn’t at the Farmer Market.  Maybe because she was busy making our food….we will have lots of delicious Paella!
So even if the weather is bad, swing by the cabin for a bit and have some dinner. 
Still hope to see you all there!

Sunday, May 5th 
4:30-7:30 pm
Kensington Cabin Park

We have a signup genius, and kindly ask everyone attending to take a look and see what you can contribute.  Thank you!
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4DACAD28A4F85-rock  

2) The cabin will be opened so we will have bathrooms and prep space 
3) Reminder to bring your own lawn chairs and blankets 

Food, drinks, games and time to catch up with neighbors!

We will be catering the party this year, but would also love to have some of your great apps and desserts.

Last name A-L – Appetizer 

Last name M-Z – Dessert 

Also, if you’d like to be on the planning committee, please be in touch.

Hope to see you there!!!

Jennie Rosenberg

Save the Date for RCHCA Spring Meeting at Silver Creek Middle School on May 22, 2019 from 7:30-9:00 pm

By | From the RCHCA Officers, Meetings, RCHCA Biz

Please mark your calendars now for the RCHCA Spring meeting, which will take place from 7:30 – 9:00 pm on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Silver Creek Middle School.

UPDATE: Please see our April 2019 Newsletter for agenda items.

A newsletter with a formal agenda will be prepared and distributed before the meeting date.  Among matters we currently expect to address will be an update on the water main replacement project that is currently in progress in our neighborhood, and its impact on the timing of future discussion of road safety improvements and further evaluation community needs and views about potential sidewalk construction.

Additionally, we anticipate discussing the planning and scheduling of community events, and opportunities that we are exploring to permit residents to officially remove unlawfully discriminatory terms from neighborhood covenants.
We look forward to see you all there. 

Peter W. ChatfieldRCHCA President

Water Main Update

By | From the RCHCA Officers

We’ve received an update on WSSC’s water main replacement project for our neighborhood.

• Notice to proceed was Sept 10, 2018
• The contractor has 900 days to complete this project (Must be done by Feb 26th, 2021)
• The work will probably start any day, as the stakeout has been completed and information signs have been posted

The work will be staged; please see the map at:
https://rchca.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Revised-Phase-Sequence-Proposal-Kensington-Rock-Creek.pdf

For some background, notes summarizing a July 2016 informational meeting regarding this project may be found at https://rchca.org/2016/07/25/1596/

Thanks,
Jim P.

Traffic Calming Update

By | From the RCHCA Officers, Meetings

Dear neighbors,

At the November 27th RCHCA meeting at Silver Creek Middle School (beginning at 8 PM), a presentation on traffic calming measures and intersection modifications will be given by Mr. Khursheed Bilgrami, Acting Section Chief, Traffic Engineering Studies Section, Division of Traffic Engineering and Operations, Montgomery County Department of Transportation.

Mr. Bilgrami has made a preview of his presentation available at:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=186g2yOTEt4h-uQsXS43f0eukqg-ZJANcDwYRU4EV_1Q

Hope to see you on the 27th!

Thanks,
Jim P.