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Posted on: July 20, 2018

July 26 HPC Agenda

The agenda for the July 26 Historic Preservation Commission hearing is published.

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

US 15/Monocacy Blvd Construction Update

Monday, July 23, the Maryland State Highway Administration will open the Monocacy Boulevard bridge over U.S. 15 and a new ramp, which are part of the U.S. 15 (Catoctin Mountain Highway) /Monocacy Boulevard interchange project.

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

County Has Begun Work at Christopher's Crossing-Yellow Springs

The Frederick County Office of Transportation Engineering has begun construction of the Yellow Springs Road and Christopher's Crossing roundabout.

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Aug. 2 Mayor and Board Meeting Agenda

The Aug. 2 Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting agenda is published.

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

July 19 Voting Record

The voting record from the July 19 Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting is published.

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

The Transportation Planning Board approves funding

The Transportation Planning Board unanimously approved $686,309.00 through the Transportation Alternatives Set Aside Program to complete the design for the Shared Use Path portion of the project along the Golden Mile.

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The Transportation Planning Board approves funding

FREDERICK, MD – July 18, 2018: The City of Frederick has been diligent in seeking available funding to enhance multi-modal transportation along the Golden Mile and has had many succes...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

July 9 Planning Commission

The July 9 Planning Commission Public Hearing agenda is published.

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

July 11 Meeting & Workshop Agenda

The July 11 Mayor and Board of Aldermen workshop and meeting agenda is published.

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

July 'Fourth Friday Q&A' with Mayor Scheduled

The next Fourth Friday informal question and answer session with Mayor Michael O’Connor is scheduled for July 27, at the Airways Inn, at Frederick Municipal Airport.

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

Clustered Spires High Wheel Race Returns

The National Clustered Spires High Wheel Race, the only high-wheel bicycle race of its kind in the country, will return to The City of Frederick on Aug. 11.

This event is part of a long cycling weekend in the City and County, called Tour de Frederick, https://www.tourdefrederick.com, that benefits the Boys and Girls Club of Frederick County and the Rotary Club of Carroll Creek.The City of Frederick would like...

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

Disaster Assistance Hotline Open

Flood Assistance Hotline Open -- 1-888-756-7836

A hotline set up by the Maryland Department of Human Services, Frederick and Washington counties may assist residents finding social services and state programs to help people affected by the May flooding: Call 1-888-756-7836 or e-mail disasterassistance....

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Revised: Agenda for July 5 Mayor and Board of Aldermen Meeting

The Agenda for the July 5 Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting has been revised to include an additional Item (XI. 4).

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Posted on: June 22, 2018

June 21 Voting Record

The voting record from the June 21 Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting is published.

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

ISpires App Upgrade Enhances Citizen Engagement, Communications

The City of Frederick announces an upgrade to the iSpires App, released today to the public.
A complete redesign of the free app enables “push notifications” from the City.

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Public Meetings the Week of June 25

The schedule of public meetings the week of June 25 is published.

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

June 27 Mayor and Board of Aldermen Meeting Agenda

The June 27 meeting agenda is published.

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

Summer Food Service Program Offers Lunch to Youth

The Summer Food Service Program, operated locally by the Frederick Community Action Agency (FCAA), provides a free lunchtime meal for children and youth who would typically qualify for free- or reduced-price meals through the public school system.

Beginning Monday, June 18, and continuing through Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, a free lunch will be served Monday through Friday (except Wednesday, July 4)

KICK-OFF CELEBRATIONS: This year, the FCAA will be sponsoring two Summer Meals Kick-Off Celebrati...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Healthy City Honors

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Healthy City Honors
For healthy living initiatives, The City of Frederick was promoted to a platinum level HEAL leader during the Maryland Municipal League Summer Conference on June 12.

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Disaster Assistance Available Following Flood

The U.S. Small Business Administration will provide disaster assistance in the form of low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, businesses, non-profits and co-ops, who apply and qualify.

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Public Meetings the Week of June 18

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

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

City, County File Lawsuits Against Drug Makers Over Opioid Crisis

The City of Frederick and Frederick County join many other state and municipal jurisdictions filing lawsuits against drug manufacturers and distributors for their role in the opioid crisis nationwide.

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Free Summer Music Concerts Continue

Celebrate Frederick has lined up music to fill summer's Sunday evenings.

Celebrate Frederick's 2018 Summer Concert Series, features free musical performances, in the Baker Park Band Shell.

While each series performance is free to the public, the Summer Concert Series Committee encourages each guest to bring a canned food item i...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

America's Got Talent Sal "The Voice" Valentinetti

Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti took NBC’s hit show America's Got Talent (AGT) by storm during its 2016 season and now he is coming to the Weinberg Center for the Arts on Friday, September 14, 2018.

Media Contact:Robert Mafia, Seaspray Entertainment973-714-8046| maffia07821@hotmail.com

Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti took NBC’s hit show America's Got Talent (AGT) by storm during its 2016 season and now he is coming to the We...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

June 20 Workshop Agenda

The June 20 Mayor and Board of Aldermen workshop agenda is published.

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Sunday, Free Summer Music Concerts Start Up

Janglebachs to perform: Enjoy the music that changed the world and the lives of the generations that followed influencing the British Invasion, West-Coast Psychedelic, Country Rock, Pop and Soul.

Celebrate Frederick is kicking off the 2018 Summer Concert Series, featuring 12 free musical performances, Sunday, June 10, in the Baker Park Band Shell from 7 to 8:30 p.m. with The Janglebachs, presented by Tobacco Free Frederick.

The series's opening nig...

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

Revised: Public Meetings the Week of June 11

A revised schedule of public meetings for the week of June 11 is published

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Posted on: May 31, 2018

June 6 Agenda

The agenda for the June 6 Mayor and Board of Aldermen workshop is published. The meeting will be at the Municipal Annex, 140 W. Patrick St., not at City Hall.

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Posted on: June 1, 2018

Public Meetings the Week of June 4

The schedule of public meetings the week of June 4 is published.

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Posted on: May 28, 2018

Finance Department Wins Recognition

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The City's Finance Department received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Finance Director Gerry Kolbfleisch accepted the award and credited his staff for doing the work that earned the Certificate of Achievement from the Government Finance Officers Association. It is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting a...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Chase Eder's Essay 'If I Were Mayor' Earns Honors

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Congratulations to Chase Eder, District 6 winner in the Maryland Municipal League's "If I Were a Mayor, I Would ..." competition.

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Frederick City Dog Park, 212 Carroll Parkway, is now re-opened

Frederick City Dog Park, 212 Carroll Parkway, has re-opened after its temporary closure to repair storm damage.  Thank you for your patience as we work to repair storm damaged areas of City parks.  We apologize for any inconvenience, and...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Public Meetings the Week of May 28

The schedule of public meetings the week of May 28 is published.

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Survey Seeks Your Flood Damage Assessments

The Frederick County Emergency Management Division established a post-storm assessment survey to help residents and businesses recovering from recent heavy rain and flooding. The surveys are due by June 15.

The Frederick County Emergency Management Division released a post-storm assessment survey to help residents and businesses in Frederick County, including the City of Frederick, recovering from recent heavy rain and flooding.  The surveys are due...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

Progress on Shared Use Path Completion Requires Temporary Closure

Continued construction for the Baker Park shared use path is slated to begin Monday, May 14. The path between Culler Lake and Fairview Avenue will be closed for the duration of the project.

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Annual Drinking Water Report

The City of Frederick has updated its annual Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) on City drinking water.

The most recent report is available for viewing and printing online.

This annual report contains important information about the source and quality of the drinking water provided by the City of Frederick.

 The report will be mailed upon request: For a copy, call 301-600-1681.

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Posted on: June 6, 2018

Youth Invited to Apply for Place on City Council

Frederick youth are invited to be a force within City government. The Board of Aldermen voted to create a Youth Advisory Council for 14- to 18-year olds.

The council, promoted by Alderman Roger Wilson, will consist of 18 total members, 13 voting and five non-voting. Each member will be appointed by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. City residents ages 14 to 18 will make up the voting members. 

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Opportunity to Serve on Boards Commissions

The Mayor and Board of Aldermen rely on numerous citizen boards and commissions in a planning and advisory capacity. You may fill out an application at any time, to be considered when there is an opening on one of them.


http://www.cityoffrederick.com/FormCenter/Mayors-Office-30/Commission-Vacancy-Application-88

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Key City Food, Farm Market Coming Fridays

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The Key City Food & Farm Market is a new weekly event starting this spring.

 

The market will run from May 4 to Oct. 26. The Food & Farm Market will feature food trucks and locally sourced goods at the William Talley Recreation Center area of Baker Park, every Friday between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.; food trucks until 2 p.m...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Garden Plots Available by Reservation

Gardeners who would like to get or renew a reserved plot at Hargett Farm Community Garden must make a reservation by April 23.

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

John Hiatt and The Goners featuring Sonny Landreth are coming to the Weinberg on Aug 22

Coming soon to the Weinberg Center for the Arts and presented by Upfront Inc.: John Hiatt and The Goners featuring Sonny Landreth. The band will play the Weinberg Center for the Arts, 20 West Patrick Street, Frederick, MD on Wednesday, Aug 22 at 7:30pm.

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410-486-6291 | upfrontinc@me.com

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John Hiatt and The Goners featuring Sonny Landreth are coming to the Weinberg on Aug 22

 

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Posted on: February 25, 2018

March 9: Mayor Launches Informal Q&A Sessions

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Keeping his commitment to expand civic engagement, Mayor Michael O’Connor is creating a new opportunity for the public to communicate with City Hall.

The first opportunity for the informal Q&A with the mayor will be 7:30-9 a.m., March 9 at the Waffle House, 317 S. Jefferson St. The public is invited to stop by to chat. No appointment is necessary. Each month, at locations around the City, informal ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Mayor's Team Begins to Examine City Departments

Mayor Michael O’Connor’s transition committee has begun its mission to explore how every City department functions, how it might do more, do things differently, or should continue as is.
Newly formed workgroups begin to examine departmental functions.

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Race/Walk Sponsors Have New Rules for Events

The City of Frederick made some changes to its parade/walk/race permit process that are effective immediately.
A complete list is published online: http://www.cityoffrederick.com/1054/Parades-Walks-Races.

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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 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: 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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