Posted on: December 14, 2017

Mayor Highlights Aspirations for 62nd Administration

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Mayor Michael O’Connor began the City’s 62nd administration with a promise to make strides in economic development, housing and sustainability, and to increase participation from underrepresented communities.

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Public Meetings the Week of Dec. 18

The schedule for public meetings the week of Dec. 18 is published.

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

FY19 Budget Preparation Begins

The public is encouraged to participate in The City of Frederick budget preparation, and the City will have a fiscal year 2019 Budget Priorities Meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, Dec.18, in the City Hall Boardroom.

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

Media Briefing Dec. 15: 62nd Administration's Priorities

Mayor-Elect Michael O’Connor has scheduled a media briefing, open to the public, at 11 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 15, in the Boardroom in City Hall to announce his administration’s top priorities.

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Frederick Children's Chorus Presents 23rd Annual Messiah Sing-Along

The Frederick Children’s Choruses’ Messiah Sing-Along, a community tradition since 1994, will return to the Weinberg Center for the Arts on Tuesday, December 19 at 8:00pm.

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Marti Heurich, Frederick Children’s Chorusofficemanager@fredcc.org

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Frederick Children’s Chorus Presents 23rd Annual Messiah Sing-Along

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

RESCHEDULED: Development Review Conferences

The December Development Review Conference meetings originally scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017, will be rescheduled to Friday, Dec. 22, because City Offices will be closed on Dec. 25 and 26.

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Public Meeting Schedule for Week of Dec. 11

The schedule of public meetings for the week of Dec. 11 is published.

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

Four Saturdays in December Could Make You Merry

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Make yourself merry in Downtown Frederick with late-night shopping, dining and fun! Participating shops stay open till 9 p.m. the first four Saturdays in December, and special events are part of Downtown Frederick Partnership's Four Saturdays program.

  • December 2: First Saturday in Downtown Frederick
    • Find hot cocoa and s'mores stations throughout downtown, enjoy live music and carolers as you shop your night away.
  • December 9: Sip 'n' Shop
    • Enjoy beer, wine and non-alcoholic tastings at participating locatio...
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Posted on: December 7, 2017

Christmas Tree Recycling Offered Dec. 27-Jan. 31

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To conserve and recycle resources, the City of Frederick offers residents the opportunity to drop off their Christmas trees for recycling at several locations, Dec. 27, 2017, to Jan. 31, 2018.

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Tree Stands at City Hall for Season

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'Tis the Season: City Hall has a 22-foot blue spruce tree, donated by Ben Arneson, Water Department superintendent.

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

2nd REVISION: Agenda for Dec. 7 Mayor and Board Meeting

The agenda for the Dec. 7, 2017, Regular Public Meeting has been revised to change the order of the items. Previous items XI.11 and XI.12 have been moved to follow item XI.3, with all subsequent items renumbered accordingly.

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Thanksgiving: Offices Closed, Parking Free

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Thanksgiving, on Nov. 23, marks the start of free weekend parking throughout the City -- through New Year's day. Services, such as collection of trash and yard waste, change for the holiday.

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

REMINDER: Community Garden Spaces Must Be Cleaned Out

Anyone who reserved a community garden plot from The City of Frederick this year must clean it out by Dec. 4 to allow for mowing by the Parks Division staff.

Please remove any plant material and any and all other objects, such as fencing, trellis, pots, signs, tools, chairs and furniture. Please leave the City plot number signs in place. Any items left after Dec. 4 will be removed and discarded, and the plots ...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

4 New Shows, Including Straight No Chaser and Sal Valentinetti, Added to Weinberg Center Lineup

A capella sensation Straight No Chaser, “America’s Got Talent” crooner Sal Valentinetti, international hit Menopause the Musical, and Bee Gees tribute band The New York Bee Gees are set to join the Weinberg Center for the Arts’ 2017-2018 season.

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Ashley Birdsell Lewis, Manager of Marketing

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4 New Shows, Including Straight No Chaser and Sal Valentinetti, Added to Weinberg Center Lineup

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Regional Transportation Committee Seeks Volunteers

Are you or someone you know interested in weighing in on regional transportation issues?

Community leaders and residents from across the metropolitan Washington region are invited to apply to serve on the 2018 Citizens Advisory Committee to the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB).

Application Deadline: December 15, 2017...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Airport Assistant Manager Earns Professional Accreditation

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Frederick Municipal Airport's assistant manager has earned distinction as an airport management executive.

Nicholas E. Sabo, A.A.E., assistant airport manager, has been awarded the distinction of accredited airport

executive by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Police Have Remote Interpreting Service Capability

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Frederick Police are better able to serve the deaf and hard of hearing on site, using a new remote interpreting service.

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Funding Available for Projects Helping Community

Between Jan. 3 and 10, 2018, organizations that would like to apply for funding out of The City of Frederick’s annual community development block grant may submit their project proposals.

Available funding is part of the 2018 Annual Action Plan, an element of the Consolidated Plan prepared as part of the City’s participation in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development block grant program. 

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

The City has added pickleball lines to the tennis courts at:

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The City has added pickleball lines to the tennis courts at: Amber Meadows, Max Kehne, and Monocacy Village Parks.

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Monocacy Boulevard Information

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For the latest information about the Monocacy Boulevard project, visit the project's page on the City website.

The Monocacy Boulevard project and the effects of the road closure are a top priority. City engineers, the mayor and police are continuously evaluating potential modifications to traffic controls to improve movement along alternate routes.  

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Property Revitalization Replaces Blight on West Fourth Street

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The Murphys took an eyesore and turned it to elegance.

The transformation of 20 W. Fourth St. to a showplace brings to a successful close the story of the City's commitment to revitalize a blighted property. At the close of long and litigious process that included appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court, the City o...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

Process Changes for Nonprofits to Get City Grants

A new, formal grant application process has been approved for The City of Frederick to fund nonprofit programs.
The applications will replace the informal, requests made to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.

Nonprofits that would like to apply for a grant must attend a workshop at 10 a.m. Oct. 30 in the City Hall boardroom.

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Discount on Health Services, Medications Possible

City residents are eligible for discounted drug, medical services program.

Frederick County is enrolled in the National Association of Counties’ Live Healthy program that provides discount prescription drugs and medical services, and is open to City residents.

Participants may benefit from savings on dental procedures like exams,...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

City Earns High Marks for LGBTQ Inclusivity

“This score reflects what I expect to be happening inside City government, and out in the public: fairness and inclusion for every person.” -- Mayor Randy McClement
Frederick scored 100 percent on the Municipal Equality Index measure of inclusiveness.

Frederick earned a score of 100 percent on a Municipal Equality Index measure of inclusiveness, according to The Human Rights Campaign, a leading advocate for gender equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people. The Human Rights Campa...

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Posted on: October 1, 2017

Leaf Collection Starts Oct. 23

The City's leaf collection campaign starts Monday, Oct. 23. No leaves should be set out until Oct. 22.

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Monocacy Blvd. to Close for Major Redesign, Bridge Work

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The project to realign and widen Monocacy Boulevard will soon involve closing much of the road for about 18 months to replace a bridge over the Monocacy River and install four new lanes for through traffic.

The City is giving as much notice as possible and is aware of the inconvenience it will cause to traffic that normally uses Monocacy Boulevard between the City’s downtown and Md. 26.

Monocacy Boulevard will be closed between Gas House Pike and Sc...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

State of the City Remarks

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State of the City highlights: Airport construction. Business construction. Manufacturers' news. Population growth. Public safety. Transportation projects. ... See the complete text of Mayor Randy McClement's remarks ...

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