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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Proposed Charter Amendment

The Board of Aldermen will have a public hearing at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 in the boardroom at City Hall to consider a proposed resolution to amend Article VI of the Charter of the City of Frederick.

The Board of Aldermen will have a public hearing at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 to consider a proposed resolution to amend Article VI of the Charter of the City of Frederick by revising § 2-B, for the purpose of removing certain responsibilities from the ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Budget Hearing Dates Scheduled

The Board of Aldermen approved a schedule for seven public hearings for discussion of The City of Frederick’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget.

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Feb. 20, Mayor to Call for Closed Session

Mayor Michael O’Connor has requested a closed session on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, at 2 p.m. Mayor O’Connor will request a vote of the Board of Aldermen to convene the meeting as a closed session in the Mayor’s Office at City Hall.

This action is in accordance with the authority granted under the Annotated Code of Maryland, General Provisions Article §3-305(b)(1)(i) to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, r...

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Frederick News
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Presidents Day Holiday, Schedule Changes

In observance of Presidents Day on Feb. 18, The City of Frederick government offices will be closed. Some service schedules will change also.

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Fourth Friday Q&A with Mayor

The next Fourth Friday informal question and answer session with Mayor Michael O’Connor, one-on-one, is scheduled for Feb. 22 at Mountain View Diner.
The restaurant address is 1300 W. Patrick St., and the session will run 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.

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Posted on: January 29, 2019

Mayor to Call for Closed Session of Board of Aldermen

Mayor Michael O’Connor has requested a closed session on Feb. 6, 2019, at 3 p.m. Mayor O’Connor will request a vote of the Board of Aldermen to convene the meeting as a closed session in the Mayor’s Office at City Hall.

 

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Resources to Avoid Homelessness, Exposure to Weather

For those in danger of becoming homeless or who are, Frederick County, The City of Frederick and several nonprofit organizations administer programs that may help.

A current list of some of these government and non-government resources and their contact information is provided here as a courtesy. Information listed about non-governmental agencies may change without notice to The City, but corrections and updates wil...

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

FCAA Programs Offer Food Security

The Frederick Community Action Agency (FCAA) wants to remind
residents that it operates the following important Food and Nutrition Programs that promote food security as well as prevent hunger and malnutrition.

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Posted on: January 28, 2019

Feb. 6 Workshop Time Moved to 7 p.m.

The time for the Mayor and Board of Aldermen Wednesday workshop on Feb. 6 will be 7 p.m. instead of 3 p.m. The adequate public facilities ordinance is one of the agenda items.

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

City Celebrates Inspector of Year

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The City of Frederick recognized Code Enforcement Inspector David Beers, who received the Maryland Building Officials Association Inspector of the Year Award in December 2018.


David’s cooperative work with citizens and colleagues to bring cases to resolution and his willingness to take on the most difficult work distinguish him.

Frederick News
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Tax Break Offered for Some Historic Property Work

Restoration and preservation work on designated historic properties in The City of Frederick is potentially eligible for a property tax discount.

Applications for the City Historic Preservation Property Tax Credit are due on April 1, 2019.

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Posted on: December 2, 2018

Curbside Bulk Pickup to Be Offered Free in 2019

Next year, you will be able to reserve free curbside bulk pickup.

Starting in January, under this new program that the Mayor announced in his 2018 State of the City address, the City will offer residents the opportunity to schedule curbside bulk item pickup, for free, one time per year.

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

Assistance for Furloughed Federal Employees

If you are a federal employee affected by the government furlough and are having difficulties paying your City of Frederick water bill, call the Finance Department at 301-600-1421 to see what arrangements can be made until the shutdown is over.

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Complete Text of Mayor's State of the City Address

The complete text of Mayor Michael O'Connor's 2018 State of the City address features hyperlinks to referenced programs and accomplishments. You can view the address on the website, Facebook, YouTube and Channel 99.

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Special Public Meeting Nov. 19

The Mayor and Board of Aldermen will have a special public meeting at 4 p.m., Monday, Nov. 19 in the City Hall boardroom.

The agenda is posted on the City website: https://tinyurl.com/ybp29zqx.For further information, contact Phyllis Hane, legislative clerk, 301-600-2575, phane@cityoffrederick.com.

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

City Opening on Time, Liberal Leave

Mayor Michael O’Connor has announced that the City of Frederick offices will open on time, Friday, Nov. 16, with liberal leave policy in effect.

Frederick News
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Snow Plowing Begins; Use App to Track Progrss

City of Frederick crews have begun to plow streets. The iSpires Snow App will update users about snow removal progress. For further information about snow removal operations, you may contact Public Works at 301-600-1440.

Find the Snow App here:
http://spires.cityoffrederick.com/gis/snowremoval

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Curbside Bulk Pickup to Be Offered Free in 2019

Mayor Michael O’Connor is pleased to announce that curbside bulk pickup will be offered, free, once per year to Frederick residents, starting in 2019.

Starting in January, under this new program that the Mayor announced in his 2018 State of the City address, the City will offer residents the opportunity to schedule curbside bulk item pickup, for free, one time per year.

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

New Service Unveiled in Mayor's State of the City Address

Mayor Michael O'Connor announces a new service and outlines accomplishments and goals in his 2018 State of the City address. You can find the address on the website, Facebook, YouTube and Channel 99.

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

October 2018: Monocacy Boulevard Update

In October, the Maryland State Highway Administration completed several phases of work in and around Monocacy Boulevard and U.S. 15. For the latest information about the Monocacy Boulevard project, visit the project's page on the City website.

The City will have updates and alerts as appropriate about alternate routes posted on our website, on the page dedicated to the Monocacy Boulevard Project and linked to our home page, www.cityoffrederick.com.

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Airport Features Showcased for Business Aviators

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Oct. 16-18, 2018, the Frederick Municipal Airport (FDK) will exhibit at the 2018 NBAA-BACE Conference, a premier meeting place for the business aviation community.

The event brings together key aviation contacts from around the world, including current and prospective business aircraft owners, manufacturers, and customers.

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

FEMA's Updated Flood Maps Open to Comment

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has presented a new Flood Insurance Rate Map and Flood Insurance Study report for public review and comment.

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

City Scores 100 on LGBTQ Equality Index

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Mayor Michael O’Connor is pleased to announce that for the second year The City of Frederick scored 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Municipal Equality Index:

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Tax Relief Adopted, Effective in 2019

Senior homeowners in Frederick may be eligible for tax relief beginning July 1, 2019, thanks to the ordinance adopted last year by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.

To be considered for the tax credit, residents should apply for the Maryland State Homeowner’s Tax Credit. The state will then determine if residents qualify for the City credit. If eligible, property owners will receive a credit on their property tax bil...

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

'Best Places to Work' Honored

Frederick area businesses were recognized at the Annual Best Places to Work awards program July 26.
Two of the five major category winners are in The City of Frederick.

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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: 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: 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.  

The C...

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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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News Flash

Posted on: February 14, 2019

Frederick man arrested for 1st and 2nd Degree Assault, and Reckless Endagerment

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Frederick City Police Officers responded to 1051 W Patrick St for a reported assault report.

When officers arrived, they were met by one of the victims in this incident who told Police that David Renaud had spit in his face and struck him with his vehicle. 

Through further investigation, OFC Hamilton was able to determine that the assault...

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Police News
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Frederick Police Launch Three Year Strategic Plan

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Police News
Posted on: February 8, 2019

UPDATE: Frederick Police Seek Help to Locate a Missing Person

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FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT

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February 8, 2019

UPDATE:

At approximately 1130 hours on February 8, 2019, officers of the Frederick Police Department (FPD) and members of Frederick County Water Rescue searched Frank Bentz Memorial Pond in re...

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Police News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Frederick Police Investigate Traffic Collision Involving Pedestrian

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February 5, 2019

Frederick Police Investigate Traffic Collision Involving Pedestrian

FREDERICK, MD – On today’s date at approximately 2:10 pm, officers responded to a traffic collision with personal injury in the are...

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Police News
Posted on: February 4, 2019

UPDATE: MISSING PERSON LOCATED

Update: The below listed Missing Person has been located. The Frederick Police Department thanks the community for their assistance.

The Frederick Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance locating a missing adult. Jaime Allison Stu...

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Police News
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Frederick Police Department’s K9 Maverick received donation of body armor

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Police News
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Frederick Police Investigate Firearm Discharge

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January 25, 2019

Frederick Police Investigate Firearm Discharge

FREDERICK, MD – At about 1829 hours on January 24, 2019, the Frederick Police Department received several calls about gunshot...

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Police News
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Directed Patrol Officer Makes Downtown Drug Arrest

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Police News
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Update: Frederick Police Detective Charges for 2017 Burglary

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February 15, 2019 Update:

The Frederick Police Department Criminal Investigations Section reported on January 23, 2019, that Mr. Dakevis Maryland had been charged in connection with the October 2017 burglary of the Public Storage facility on Prospect Boule...

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Police News
Posted on: January 22, 2019

Frederick Police Respond to Maryland School for the Deaf for Online Threat

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Police News
Posted on: January 22, 2019

Start of 61st Frederick Police Academy

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Police News
Posted on: January 22, 2019

Frederick Police Dept. Conducts Death Investigation *UPDATE*

***UPDATE***

The individual that is reference in the below press release has been identified as;

Frederick Freed Edmondson (W/M/ DOB 8/12/1949)

No fixed address

His family has been notified.  Autopsy results are pending the toxicology results. &n...

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Police News
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Police Investigate Armed Robbery

The Frederick Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance investigating an armed robbery at an overnight convenience store that occurred at approximately midnight on Monday 1/14 in the 1500 Block of West Patrick Street. Two armed sus...

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Police News
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Frederick Police Arrest Man for Extortion and Motor Vehicle Theft

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On January 1, 2019, members of the Frederick Police Department were contacted by the victim of a motor vehicle theft that had occurred the day prior. The victim advised a subject by the name of Ryan Kramer had stolen his vehicle and would not give it back...

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Police News
Posted on: December 21, 2018

Frederick Police Arrest Man on Numerous Charges (2018-105239)

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Police News
Posted on: December 13, 2018

60th Police Academy Graduation

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December 13, 2018

60th Frederick Police Academy Graduation

 

FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department is pleased to announce the graduation of the 60th police academy class on Friday, December 21, 2018,...

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Police News
Posted on: December 11, 2018

Frederick Police Department Joins ‘Neighbors’ by Ring

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