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On Monday, Aug. 20, the public is invited to celebrate with Mayor Michael O’Connor the successful completion of Channel 99’s control room renovation that occurred in June.
Tours of the control room will be conducted. The event will start at 4 p.m., with attendees gathering in the City Hall lobby, adjacent to the control room.
The City of Frederick is currently seeking interested persons to fill a vacancy on the Planning Commission.
The schedule of public meetings the week of Aug. 20 is published.
The agenda for the Aug. 22 Mayor and Board of Aldermen workshop and business meeting is published.
On Thursday, Aug. 16, the northbound US 15 off-ramp at the US 15/Monocacy Boulevard/Christopher’s Crossing interchange will open, and several traffic patterns will change.
When the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration opens the northbound off-ramp at Monocacy Boulevard, it will permanently close the northbound US 15 left-turn crossover to Hayward Road.The MDOT SHA announcement is onlin...
Celebrate Frederick's free summer fun continues with children's shows on Thursdays, concerts on Sunday evenings. Visit CelebrateFrederick.com for schedules.
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...
7:30-9:30 a.m., Aug. 24At Mountain View Diner, 1300 W. Patrick St. Talk to the mayor about anything you like! Walk-ins welcome, or sign up online to reserve time https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a48a4af29a6fd0-qa1
The Up and Out 5K on Saturday, Aug. 18, along Schifferstadt Boulevard will require rolling lane closures and cause temporary delays, 8 a.m.-noon. https://upandoutfoundation.org/fifth-annual-5k-run-for-recovery/Map: https://tinyurl.com/y7k3g2nc
A running event Saturday, Aug. 18, along Schifferstadt Boulevard will require rolling lane closures and cause temporary delays between 8 a.m. and noon.
The voting record from the Aug. 8, 2018, Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting/workshop is published.
The comment period is open for the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration plan to improve the southern section of Interstate-270. Focus on the northern section that runs through Frederick County is proposed for a later phase.
The schedule of public meetings the week of Aug. 13 is published.
The National Clustered Spires High Wheel Race will run through the historic downtown on Saturday afternoon.
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...
The agenda for the Aug. 15 Mayor and Board of Aldermen workshop is published.
The Frederick County Office of Transportation Engineering announced Aug. 8, 2018, that the intersection of Yellow Springs Road and Christophers Crossing roundabout is now open to traffic.
The agenda for the Aug. 13 Planning Commission Hearing is published.
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 Saturday, Aug. 11.
Nonprofit groups East Frederick Rising and The Rotary Club of Frederick are conducting a survey to seek feedback on a potential public art project. The public is encouraged to participate.
East Frederick Rising and The Rotary Club of Frederick are conducting a survey to seek feedback on a potential public art project which they are considering pursuing. The proposed location of the project would be the existing traffic circle on East Street...
The voting record from the Aug. 2 Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting is published.
The agenda for the Aug. 9 Historic Preservation Commission meeting is published.
The agenda for the Aug. 16 Mayor and Board of Aldermen business meeting is published.
The City of Frederick Department of Planning/Community Development Division will begin taking pre-application meetings with interested applicants to discuss projects and activities eligible for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding.
The purpose of the meeting will be to give applicants substantial time to prepare their scope of work, determine project costs and obtain all other necessary supporting documentation in order to submit their application for the upcoming Annual Action Plan...
On Aug. 15, Mayor Michael O’Connor has scheduled experts to speak at the Board of Aldermen workshop about the current situation and strategies to address the epidemic of addiction, overdoses and deaths associated with opioids.
The schedule of public meetings the week of Aug. 6 is published.
A newly enacted ordinance changes what types and locations of signs are allowed.
A copy of the complete ordinance is available on the City’s website at https://tinyurl.com/y9bpj8rg. A summary of the contents is published. For additional information, please contact the Planning Department at 301-600-1499.
Senior homeowners in Frederick may be eligible for tax relief beginning July 1, 2019, thanks to a recently adopted ordinance.
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 proper...
The agenda for the Aug. 8, 2018, meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen is published.
Celebrate Frederick has lined up music to fill summer's Sunday evenings.
The deadline has been extended to apply to serve on the City’s new Youth Advisory Council, starting this fall. The City invites its 14- to 18-year-olds to apply through Sept. 28.
Aldermen unanimously voted to create the council to increase participation by young people in City decisions. The council will consist of 18 total members, 13 voting and five non-voting. City residents ages 14 to 18 will make up the voting members.The You...
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.
The Aug. 1 Mayor and Board workshop agenda is published.
The National Center for Arts Research report spotlighted the Frederick Arts and Entertainment District and commended the City's vibrant, artistic scene. “Arts and culture also play a vital role in a city’s livability and its social cohesion. ”
The NCAR report found: “In the Frederick Arts andEntertainment District you will find the Delaplaine Arts Center, Griffin ArtCenter, Weinberg Center for the Arts, the annual Frederick Festival of the Artsand a vibrant independent artist sc...
To better inform citizens about existing and planned road closures, The City of Frederick is now posting those details on the Maryland Department of Transportation road closure map.
Users will see a bigger picture of regional road closures. The MDOT interactive map, similar to what was previously housed on the City website, enables users to click on a scheduled or ongoing closure for details.
Mayor Michael O’Connor has selected Gayon Sampson to be the mayor’s executive assistant.A Tuscarora High School graduate, Sampson has experience working in federal, state and local government offices.
“Gayon brings a deep affection for the City, government experience, knowledge of Frederick’s past, along with a keen desire to see the City reach its greater potential,” O’Connor said.
Sampson will begin i...
A revised schedule of public meetings the week of July 30 is published.
The Frederick County Office of Transportation Engineering has begun construction of the Yellow Springs Road and Christopher's Crossing roundabout.
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.
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...
The July 9 Planning Commission Public Hearing agenda is published.
The July 11 Mayor and Board of Aldermen workshop and meeting agenda is published.
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.
The Agenda for the July 5 Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting has been revised to include an additional Item (XI. 4).
The voting record from the June 21 Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting is published.
The schedule of public meetings the week of June 25 is published.
The June 27 meeting agenda is published.
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...
Healthy City HonorsFor 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.
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.
The schedule for public meetings the week of June 18 is published.
The June 20 Mayor and Board of Aldermen workshop agenda is published.
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.
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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...
A revised schedule of public meetings for the week of June 11 is published
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...
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.
The schedule of public meetings the week of June 4 is published.
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.
The schedule of public meetings the week of May 28 is published.
Congratulations to Chase Eder, District 6 winner in the Maryland Municipal League's "If I Were a Mayor, I Would ..." competition.
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.
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.
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...
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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John Hiatt and The Goners featuring Sonny Landreth are coming to the Weinberg on Aug 22
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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.
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.
The City has added pickleball lines to the tennis courts at: Amber Meadows, Max Kehne, and Monocacy Village Parks.
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 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...