Posted on: February 21, 2018

Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Hearings Scheduled

The public is invited to participate in the discussion of the fiscal year 2019 budget, during the series of public hearings that will take place in April and May before the Board of Aldermen adopts the budget.

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

Mayor to Have Public Information Briefing Friday

Mayor Michael O’Connor has scheduled a public information briefing at 9 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 23, in the Boardroom in City Hall to offer news about his administration and updates of ongoing projects.

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Weinberg's Pay-What-You-Want Series Continues with Cyrille Aimée

With a musical journey that began in the Gypsy camps of France, jazz and pop vocalist Cyrille Aimée will take the stage at the Weinberg Center for the Arts on Thursday, March 1 at 7:30pm.

Media Contact: 

John Healey, Executive Theater Manager

301-600-2839 | jhealey@cityoffrederick.com

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Weinberg’s Pay-What-You-Want Series Continues with Cyrille Aimée

 

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Nominate Preservation Work for Award

Nominations are open for the 2018 City of Frederick Historic Preservation Awards.
Nomination forms are available at www.cityoffrederick.com/preservation, under "Resources."

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Public Meetings Week of Feb. 19

The schedule for public meetings the week of Feb. 19 is published.

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Flying Dog Film Series Continues with “A Life Less Ordinary”

“A Life Less Ordinary” will be the next film screened as part of the Weinberg Center for the Arts’ Flying Dog Movie Series. This 1997 comedy will be screened on Wednesday, February 28 at 7:30pm, following a 6:30pm happy hour in the theater’s lobby.

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John Healey, Executive Theater Manager

301-600-2839 | jhealey@cityoffrederick.com

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Flying Dog Film Series Continues with “A Life Less Ordinary”

 

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Posted on: January 28, 2018

March 1 Agenda Published

The agenda for the March 1 Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting is published.

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Feb. 21 Agenda Published

The agenda for the Feb. 21 Mayor and Board workshop is published.

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Deadline Is March 1 for Spring Sports Leagues to Reserve Field

Spring sports on your mind? Leagues have until March 1 to reserve fields for use.

The City of Frederick makes fields available for sports leagues, and spring leagues have until March 1 to register to reserve a City field for use between March 1 and July 31.

Reservations may be made on the city website http://www.cityoffrederick.com, und...

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Feb. 15 Voting Record

The voting record from the Feb. 15 Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting is published.

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Feb. 14 Voting Record

The voting record from the Feb. 14 Mayor and Board of Aldermen business meeting is published.

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Community Garden Plot Renewal Application Due Feb. 28

Feb. 28 is the deadline to reserve a community garden plot.

The City of Frederick is making garden space available again this year.

Feb. 28 is the deadline to renew a plot or reserve a new one for gardeners who have reserved a community garden plot in the past and new users. The cost is $60 per plot.

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

Teelin Irish Dance’s “Celtic Storm” Returns to Weinberg

Teelin Irish Dance Company will once again bring their celebrated show “Celtic Storm” to the Weinberg Center for the Arts. Back by popular demand, the latest engagement is scheduled for Saturday, February 24 at 7:00pm.

Media Contact:

John Healey, Executive Theater Manager

301-600-2839 | jhealey@cityoffrederick.com

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Teelin Irish Dance’s “Celtic Storm” Returns to Weinberg

 

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Feb. 1 Voting Record

The voting record for the Feb. 1, 2018, Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting is published

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Airport Aims to Land New Business at Major Industry Conference

Next week, Frederick Municipal Airport will make its debut at a leading aviation industry conference, where City staff expect to engage a wider audience for the City's uniquely situated and well-appointed airport.

“This is truly the premier professional development event for anyone with responsibility for scheduling or dispatching business aircraft," said Assistant Airport Manager Nick Sabo.

He is excited to announce that Frederick Municipal Airport (FDK) will ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Feb. 15 Agenda Published

The agenda for the Feb. 15 Mayor and Board of Aldermen meeting is published.

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Temporary Sewer Piping to Be Laid in Baker Park

This week, an annual sewer lining project will involve laying temporary bypass sewer piping visibly above ground through Baker Park.

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Posted on: January 26, 2018

Historic Preservation Guidelines Up for Revision

Now online, the public has its first chance to see draft amendments to the Frederick Town Historic District Design Guidelines. Feb. 15, the Historic Preservation Commission will have a workshop to consider the amendments.

Draft amendments to the Frederick Town Historic District Design Guidelines are available online and will be the subject of upcoming public meetings. Hard copies of the amendments will soon be available for review in the Planning Department and at City Hal...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Spring Field User Registration Underway - Deadline is March 1, 2018

Spring Field User Registration is underway. Application deadline is March 1, 2018 for play March 1 - July 31, 2018.

Spring Field User Registration is underway.  Application deadline is March 1, 2018 for play March 1 - July 31, 2018.  Applications are available on the Parks & Recreation Department webpages under Parks & Facilities under Sports ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Art Contest Promotes Fair Housing

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Frederick’s Fair Housing Commission invites all young student artists in the Frederick area to express their creativity by participating in the 2018 Fair Housing Art Contest, sponsored by Maryland Realtors®.

 This is a joint venture between the City of Frederick Fair Housing Commission and the Frederick County Association of Realtors to promote fair housing. Through Feb. 19, the Realtors are accepting entries from students enrolled in kindergarten th...

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Alcohol Policy in Parks Not Really Changed

No drinking of beer, wine or other types of alcoholic beverages is allowed in Frederick City parks, without specific approval from the Board of Aldermen. Recent legislation allows more types of alcohol to be approved, but does not remove the conditions.

Permission must be requested and granted before each event where any type of alcoholic beverage is to be served/consumed. 

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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: January 12, 2018

April 1 Deadline for Historic Property Rehab Tax Credit

Applications for the City Historic Preservation Property Tax Credit are due on April 1, 2018. Tax paying property owners may apply for a credit equal to 25 percent of the properly documented expenditures incurred during 2017.

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

Snow in the City -- What Do You Need to Know?

The City's Department of Public Works is ready to roll out the equipment as needed to clear any accumulation, and the Information Technology Department will update the City website on street clearing progress, which you can follow online.

SNOW FAQs

When it snows in Frederick -- what you need to know :

❄️When will they plow my street?

❄️Do I need to move my car?

❄️Is City Hall open?

❄️Who's going to clear the sidewalks?!

 

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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: 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: 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: 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 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 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 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.

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