Rules and Regulations for Using Town Hall

All users of the Town Hall agree by their signatures on the
accompanying form (Application to Use the Glen Echo Town Hall and Release of Liability and Rental Agreement for Use of the Glen Echo Town Hall) to leave the Town Hall and
its surroundings in a clean and undamaged condition. If any
use of the Town Hall results in any damage to the building
contents, or surroundings, that causes repair, cleaning or
replacement amounting to costs in excess of $150, the user
agrees to assume financial responsibility for those costs.
In any case where costs resulting from such imprudent use
are less than $150, the amount will be deducted from the $150
deposit. Some specific rules and regulations for responsible
and prudent use, as well as general information, are outlined

  1. Consult the fee schedule for
    use of the Glen Echo Town Hall.
  2. The Town Hall capacity is 124. No more than 124 persons,
    including children, may be in the Town Hall at any
  3. No streamers, balloons, or other decorations shall
    be hung from the chandeliers.
  4. No decorations shall be attached to walls, floors,
    ceiling, or windows with permanent fasteners such
    as tacks, nails, staples, duct tape, etc.
  5. Pictures, photographs, etc. that are part of the Town
    Hall collection and hang permanently in the Hall shall
    not be removed by the user.
  6. The user of the Town Hall shall do the following before

    1. Remove any/all decorations placed by the user,
      including pieces of tape, fasteners, etc.
    2. In the Rest Rooms: Pick up all paper debris
      and wipe the sink and mirrors with paper towels.
      Empty waste baskets and replace the plastic
    3. In the Kitchen Area: Remove left-overs from
      refrigerator and wipe up any spills there.
      Clean the sink and counter. Place all cans
      and bottles in the recycling bin. Wipe kitchen
      floor if anything was spilled. Wash and replace
      any dishes or utensils used.
    4. Pick up or sweep up all trash/debris from
      the main hall, landings, stairs, foyer, kitchen
      and rest rooms; place this debris in trash
      bags, and place the bags in the trash receptacles
      outdoors behind the Post Office. Put new plastic
      trash bags in all trash cans and waste baskets.
    5. Close and latch all windows, including those
      in the rest rooms.
    6. Turn off all water faucets (kitchen and rest
    7. Check everywhere, including window sills,
      for personal property.
    8. Clean all table tops and chair seats of any
      sticky residue.
    9. Check hall floor for any wet or sticky spills,
      and wipe them up with a damp paper towel or
    10. Turn off all lights, including those in the
      rest rooms.
    11. Lock the front door with the key provided;
      the door is not self-locking.
    12. Return the key as instructed when the key
      was obtained.
  7. Cigarette, cigar and pipe smoking are not allowed
    in the Town Hall. Any such smoking shall be done outside
    the building.For additional information about
    booking the Town Hall, please contact Councilwoman
    Nancy Long