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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Zimmerman Park Improvements

The Town Council would like your ideas about possible improvements to Zimmerman Park. The Council recently approved a sustainable garden in the south end of the park as well as a pathway and staircase in the north end of the park. Councilmember Wicca Davidson is currently reaching out to residents who live near the park to get their ideas on possible amenities, but the Council wants to hear from all residents before making any decisions about what to include in the park planning process. Please email your suggestions to Council will review your ideas and determine which improvements to include in a park master plan, which will be the subject of a future public hearing. If you have questions or need more information, please call 301-654-7144 or email We look forward to hearing from you!

April 4 - Land Use Committee Meeting Notice

The Town’s Land Use Committee will meet with Backyard Bounty, the landscape design firm hired to develop the two master plans for Zimmerman Park (one with a DEA and one without a DEA). The purpose of this meeting is to review with Backyard Bounty the resident-requested amenities for Zimmerman Park gathered by Council member Wicca Davidson, DEA details, and the alignment of any of these with the Sustainable Garden and the Zimmerman path and staircase.

Zimmerman Park Master Plan

The Town is developing a master plan for Zimmerman Park. The plan will include a variety of amenities currently under discussion. Here you will find events and documents associated with development of a master plan.

Dog Exercise Area

The Town is considering installation of an off-leash dog exercise area within the Town.  Here you will find the events and documents associated with that consideration.

The Lee Wick Dennison Sustainable Garden

The Town is planning to install the Lee Wick Dennison Sustainable Garden. Here you will find the events and documents associated with the planning

Zimmerman Park Path

The Town is planning to install a path in Zimmerman Park that will provide pedestrians traveling to downtown Bethesda and to B-CC High School with a safe route across the Park to the East-West Highway sidewalk. Here you will find the events and documents associated with the planning.  

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