About Bridget

About Bridget

About me


My sincere thanks to each and every one who has given their time, talent and expertise to my previous campaigns. You have helped make a difference! And though at times public service has its challenges-the rewards are many and representing you has been an honor and a privilege.
For those of you who may not be familiar with me, I offer the following information:

Bridget Donnell Newton, Receiving the 2017 Elizabeth & David Scull Public Service Award

  • 39 year Rockville Resident
  • 61 years old
  • BA 1980 Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Married 37 years and have two children
  • Your current Mayor, past Mayor, and two term Member of the Rockville City Council
  • Immediate Past  President and Current Board Member of the Maryland Municipal League (MML)
  • Past President of the Montgomery Country Chapter of MML
  • 3 year Member Legislative Committee of MML
  • Current Board Member of The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, and former Chair of the Washington Regional Transportation Planning Board
  • 2017 Recipient of the  Elizabeth and David Scull Metropolitan Public Service Award
  • Liaison to the City’s Planning Commission, Senior Commission, Parks and Recreation Board, Landlord Tenant Affairs Commission, Financial Advisory Board, and Rockville Housing Enterprises
  • Communications Task Force Chairperson
  • Multi-term West End Citizens Association President
  • Past President Beall PTA
  • Past Town Center Action Team Chairperson
  • Past WETMAG Committee Member
  • BA 1980 Ohio Wesleyan University
  • Past Chair of the Compensation Commission
  • Created and Established the first Rockville Financial Advisory Board
  • Led the effort for a citizen driven Communications Task Force
  • Proposed and championed the establishment of the Youth Commission
  • Consistent champion of protecting our neighborhoods, listening to the community and promoting development that enhances the community and its amenities
  • An opponent of debt that does not lead to materially enhancing City services or efficiencies
  • Proposed and successfully accomplished historic designation for Glenview Mansion
  • Raised awareness of excessive debt load limit and dependence on debt
  • Proposed targeted tax credits for those most in need
  • Strong advocate for funding senior services
  • Full time Mayor always available to meet with and attend functions on behalf of the City

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