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The next Fourth Friday informal question and answer session with Mayor Michael O’Connor is scheduled, for Dec. 28 at Airways Inn, on the grounds of Frederick Municipal Airport.
The restaurant address is 310 Aviation Way, and the session will run 7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
No appointment is necessary, but you may choose to sign up for a particular time to meet with the mayor by visiting this link: https://tinyurl.com/yc6z8zsy.
Mayor Michael O’Connor has scheduled his next public information and media briefing at 4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 17, in the Boardroom in City Hall.
He will offerprogram updates and discuss new initiatives,including the 2030 Strategic Plan community engagement opportunities.
The briefing willbe broadcast live on City cable channel 99 and streamed via Granicus at www.cityoffrederick.com. The publi...
In observance of Christmas and New Year's, The City of Frederick government offices will be closed a few days. Some trash and yard waste collection and recreation center schedules will change also. For details ...
From Jan. 4 - 15, 2019, the City Hall boardroom will be closed for renovations.Meetings and events that usually occur in the boardroom will be moved to the Municipal Annex, 140 W. Patrick St.
For additional information about meeting locations, please contact Phyllis Hane, clerk, at 301-600-2575.
Mayor Calls for Community Engagement in ProcessMayor Michael O’Connor announces a new series of community engagement opportunities in Frederick’s long-term planning, when the 2030 Strategic Plan outreach events begin next month across the City.
The Sustainability Committee is currently seeking City residents to fill a three-year term. The role of the volunteer committee is to lead and coordinate activities in the community to help the City establish and meet goals of the Sustainability Plan.
Deadline to apply is 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. Please send a letter of interest and recent resume to Pam Stocksdale, Mayor’s Office manager, at 101 N. Court St., Frederick, MD 21701, or email email@example.com.
An item has been removed from the public hearing agenda of today’s Mayor and Board Regular Public Meeting, at the request of the applicant.
Item XI. 12 has been removed from the public hearing today:
Approval of an Ordinance to rezone approximately 13.5 acres on Linden Avenue, collectively known as 401 Linden Avenue, from Low Density Residential, R6, to High Density Residential, R16, while mai...
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.
Mayor Michael O'Connor proclaimed December 5, 2018, Seaven Gordon Day. Read about Seaven's 50 years of service to the City in the full text of the mayor's remarks, published here.
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.
The Mayor and Board of Aldermen will have a fiscal year 2020 budget priorities public meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec.12, in the City Hall boardroom.
Community leaders and interested citizens from across the Washington region are invited to apply for membership on the 2019 Citizens Advisory Committee to the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board.
Community leaders and interested citizens from across the Washington region are invited to apply for membership on the 2019 Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) to the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB).
WHAT IS THE CAC?
The CAC is a g...
The City of Frederick offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22, and Friday, Nov. 23, in observance of Thanksgiving. Service schedules change, including free holiday parking begins, and trash and yard waste collection days change.
Happy Thanksgiving: Sanitation service and yard waste collection dates change for the Thanksgiving holiday. The City of Frederick offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22, and Friday, Nov. 23, in observance of Thanksgiving.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Mayor Michael O’Connor has announced that The City of Frederick offices closed at 3 p.m., because of inclement weather.
The Board of Aldermen meeting scheduled for Nov. 15 will be rescheduled.
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
Mayor Michael O’Connor has announced that the City of Frederick offices will open on time, today, Nov. 15, with liberal leave policy in effect.
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.
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.
The Frederick Community Action Agency at 100 S. Market St. is operating a day shelter to provide protection and respite to people who are experiencing homelessness and may be on the streets during the daytime hours.
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.
As always, contact us to report concerns or ask...
In observance of Veterans Day, on Monday, Nov. 12, The City of Frederick government offices will be closed. Some service schedules will change.
Green paint now marks new bicycle lanes on North Market Street. They are part of a pilot program designed to improve traffic safety and ease of access. We welcome public comment!
A newly installed bicycle lane on North Market Street is part of a pilot program designed to improve traffic and bicycle safety along the corridor.
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.
A new website helps connect prospective investors with Frederick area ventures eligible for the Opportunity Zone incentive program, which reduces capital gains taxes on particular investments.
Frederick County, in collaboration with the City of Frederick and City of Brunswick, has launched the website.
The Opportunity Zone program is a nationwide initiative administered by the U.S. Treasury and created under the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs ...
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has presented a new Flood Insurance Rate Map and Flood Insurance Study report for public review and comment.
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:
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...
The next Freecycle Roundup serving The City of Frederick will be Saturday, Oct. 20, to receive and recycle the bulk items City residents no longer want to keep.
On Oct. 1, weekly curbside pick-up of yard waste began, to include leaf collection.
Effective Oct. 1, 2018, residents’ yard waste pick-up will occur on the same day as their currently scheduled solid waste (trash) pick-up. This new schedule replaces the twice-per-month schedule for yard waste collection in their location. &...
Mayor Michael O’Connor invites the public to celebrate when ground is broken at 11 a.m. Sept. 28 for the section of Christopher’s Crossing between Clover Ridge and Walter Martz Road.
History is made Sept. 15 at the premiere "The Tale of the Lion: Our Stories, Our Voices," documentary of the lives of Frederick area African Americans. They share the memories, wit, and wisdom that have shaped their lives.
Mayor Michael O'Connor welcomed people to the event, which he described as an opportunity to hear great stories, make history and make amends for history. Read the full text of his remarks online. https://www.cityoffrederick.com/Documen...
Mayor Michael O’Connor and emergency management officials are preparing now for potential impacts from Hurricane Florence, which is approaching the East coast. They advise the public to prepare now too.
On Sept. 11, 2018, Mayor Michael O’Connor spoke of America's Community Resilience, in a 9/11 remembrance ceremony jointly sponsored by The City of Frederick, Frederick County and Fort Detrick at Winchester Hall.
Mayor Michael O’Connor is announcing that The City of Frederick will start weekly curbside pick-up of yard waste next month, adding a new service for residents and making progress toward higher environmental protection standards and public safety.
Effective Oct. 1, 2018, residents’ yard waste pick-up will occur on the same day as their currently scheduled solid waste (trash) pick-up. This new schedule will replace the current twice-per-month schedule for yard waste collection in their loc...
The City of Frederick is currently seeking interested persons to fill a vacancy on the Planning Commission.
The agenda for the Sept. 6 Mayor and Board of Aldermen public hearing is published.
The weekly public meeting schedule has been revised to include the Maryland Department of the Environment meeting on Aug. 29 and the call for a closed session on Aug. 31.
The voting record from the Aug. 22 Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting is published.
The agenda for the Development review Conference is published.
The agenda for the Aug. 28 Zoning Board of Appeals hearing is published.
The agenda for the Aug. 23 Historic Preservation Commission hearing is published.
The schedule of public meetings the week of Aug. 20 is published.
The voting record from the Aug. 16 Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting is published.
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 agenda for the Aug. 15 Mayor and Board of Aldermen workshop is published.
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.
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.
The schedule of public meetings the week of Aug. 6 is published.
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.
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 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...
A revised schedule of public meetings the week of July 30 is published.
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 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.
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 schedule for public meetings the week of June 18 is published.
The June 20 Mayor and Board of Aldermen workshop agenda is published.
A revised schedule of public meetings for the week of June 11 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 June 4 is published.
Congratulations to Chase Eder, District 6 winner in the Maryland Municipal League's "If I Were a Mayor, I Would ..." competition.
The schedule of public meetings the week of May 28 is published.
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.
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.
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 City has added pickleball lines to the tennis courts at: Amber Meadows, Max Kehne, and Monocacy Village Parks.
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...