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Exceptionally wet weather has affected the Monocacy Boulevard project timeline. The reopening of Monocacy Boulevard between Gas House Pike and Schifferstadt Boulevard/East Church Street is now estimated to occur in late summer of 2019.
The City of Frederick is currently seeking interested persons to fill a vacancy on the Public Art Commission.
Interested individuals should send a letter of interest and a recent resume to Pam Stocksdale, Mayor’s Office manager, 101 N. Court St., Frederick, MD 21701, or email email@example.com by 4 p.m. on May 30, 2019
Frederick has received funding for a study to explore the future of freight movement.
“Streamlining Freight in Downtown Frederick,” a study proposed by the Frederick Planning Department, has been approved for funding by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Transportation Planning Board.
The City of Frederick offices will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019, in observance of Memorial Day. Some service schedules change, and parking will be free.
Recognizing that the lives of hundreds of children could be saved each year if communities make bicycle and pedestrian safety a priority; anda lack of physical activity plays a leading role in rising rates of health problems among children.
May 14, the League of American Bicyclists recognized The City of Frederick with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community award, joining 475 communities across the country in building better places for people to bike.
Achievement Points to Progress in ‘Sustainability, Livability’
The announcement recognizes Frederick as one of 39 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Communities that are transforming the transportation landscape, focused on livability me...
The Fiscal Year 2019 budget prepared by Budget Director Katie Barkdoll has won the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
This is the ninth consecutive year that Barkdoll and the City’s budget have earned the association’s distinction.
The City of Frederick reminds property owners of their responsibility and the importance of trimming foliage that may encroach in the public right of way, over fences or out of yard boundaries.
Growth from all hedges, bushes, shrubbery and trees must remain inside property boundaries, per City code.
Fridays, the Key City Food & Farm Market is outside the William Talley Recreation Center area of Baker Park, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Produce, food trucks, products ...
More fresh food is planned to be available to low-income City residents because the City of Frederick’s Sustainability program has earned an $8,100 public health grant.
The money is to benefit a food growing program begun by the Frederick Food Security Network. Food and nutrition are one sector in the City’s sustainability plan.
“We’re partnering with the Food Security Network and hope to expand the great work they did la...
Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month acknowledges the richness of our dynamic, multicultural society and encourages reflection upon the contributions Asians and Pacific Islanders have made to our nation and society.
Preservation Month celebrates the role of history in our lives and the contributions made by dedicated individuals in helping to preserve the tangible aspects of the heritage that have shaped us as a people.
Historic preservation is a tool for managing growth and sustainable development, revitalizing neighborhoods, fostering local pride and maintaining community character, while enhancing livability. Thoughtful and dedicated preservation has established Frede...
See gardens, shop at markets: The Green-walled Garden Club and Celebrate Frederick, Inc. are excited to include a Garden Market as part of the 2019 Beyond the Garden Gates Garden Tour on Saturday, May 18 and Sunday, May 19, 1 – 5 p.m.
The 2019 Beyond the Garden Gates Garden tour will highlight a variety of gardens, from elegant and formal to casual and whimsical, in downtown Frederick and Baker Park. The tour will include 11 gardens. Tickets are available for purchase online ...
Proclaiming May 4 as Schifferstadt Day: On May 4, at Grace United Church of Christ in Frederick, the Sister Cities Association will celebrate Maifest and the bond that has existed between Schifferstadt Germany and Frederick since 1758.
Since 1995, our city has annually proclaimed Schifferstadt Day; and Mayor Michael O’Connor proclaimed May 4, Schifferstadt Day in The City of Frederick, and invites people to acquaint themselves with our sister city and the cultural influences t...
Proclaiming May Stroke Awareness Month: The City and Frederick Regional Health Care System recognize that stroke is a leading cause of death and serious long-term disability. Knowing the BE FAST signs can save lives.
Early treatment is the key to reducing death and disability from stroke; when it comes to stroke, it is important to BE FAST call 911. Any one of these sudden signs could mean a stroke. Balance changes, Eyesight changes, Facial drooping, Arm weakness, Spe...
PROCLAMATION: The City of Frederick takes action ... that preserves and promotes forestation, protects the watershed, reduces energy consumption and seeks energy sources that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions; and ... The City encourages residents ...
...The City encourages residents, businesses and institutions on Earth Day to celebrate the Earth and commit to building a sustainable and green economy, noting that TransIT Services of Frederick County offers free rides on connectors and shuttles for the...
Beginning approximately May 1, 2019, Midlantic Marking, Inc., will be striping all parking spaces and center lines on several streets listed here.
Three awards/recognition to the City: for its tree conservation, and public education achievements. Earning the Tree City title again, 39th consecutive year (first in Maryland to earn the designation).
At the Arbor Day ceremony hosted by North Frederick Elementary School Wednesday, Mayor Michael O'Connor encouraged students to carry the mission into the future.
Thanks to sponsors FSK Lions Club, Taskers Chance and Green-Walled Garden Clubs: A new white o...
Earth Day "to celebrate the Earth and commit to building a sustainable and green economy." - Mayor Michael O'Connor. The City proclaimed April 22 Earth Day in Frederick, and Mayor O'Connor encourages promoting sustainability, i.e., ride mass transit ...
TransIT Services of Frederick County will provide free rides on Connector and Shuttle routes. Details are on the TransIT website.The City encourages residents, businesses and institutions on Earth Day to celebrate the Earth and commit to building a sustai...
City residents may reserve a time to have DPW pickup bulk items, once a year for free, at other times for a fee.
Mayor Michael O'Connor announced that starting in January 2019, the City would offer residents the opportunity to schedule curbside bulk item pickup, for free, one time per year. To schedule a pickup or get additional information, please contact the Sanit...
Next Fourth Friday Q&A with Mayor7:30-9:30 a.m., April 26Frederick Coffee Company, 100 N. East St.The fourth Friday of each month, Mayor Michael O’Connor schedules a time for informal, one-on-one time with anyone who has something to discuss.
Walk-ins welcome, or reserved times available, by signing up online: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090A48A4AF29A6FD0-qa6
For a description of the event ….
The annual hydrant flushing will occur in May, and may affect the appearance, but not the safety, of the water supply.
A schedule is set for hydrant locations.
A pilot program will let local residents obtain a permit to collect firewood from a designated area of the City’s watershed.
In 2019, just five permits – first come, first served – will be available.
If you’ve ever wondered how the City’s planning process works, how new developments begin, or get approved, or how to engage in the process, come find out for free in our Planning 101 Class offered at City Hall on May 11.
Our professional and
friendly team will guide you through the procedures you always wanted to
understand. Learn the steps, and the best times in the planning process to
influence decision makers.
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 on-line at: http://www.cityoffrederick.com/ccr
"[To] make real progress ensuring there is price-appropriate housing for all." -- Mayor Michael O'Connor
Mayor Michael O’Connor proclaims Fair Housing Month, and his proposed fiscal year 2020 budget includes new money for housing assistance.
“Thefund offers an opportunity to engage in a more focused conversation with ourcommunity partners about initiatives that make real progress ensuring there isprice-appropriate housing for all,” O’Connor said.
Nominations are open for the Frederick County Best Places to Work Awards. Any Frederick County business may be nominated by completing a four-question online nomination form.
Phebus Avenue is now a one-way street, westbound. Use caution in the area as motorists become accustomed to the new one way operation.
Phebus Avenue is one-way, westbound.
Did you know how many people have worked for the City more than five, 10, 20 or 30 years?
See the list of 110 people who have celebrated work anniversaries of 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 or 30 years of service with the City just since April 2018. This group was recognized publicly on March 13. Employees receive a pin and certificate for each anniversary...
The Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Public Hearing Schedule by department is published.
Each department is assigned a time at one of the scheduled hearings.
Next Fourth Friday Q&A with Mayor7:30-9:30 a.m., March 22Dublin Roasters 1780 N. Market St.The fourth Friday of each month, Mayor Michael O’Connor schedules a time for informal, one-on-one time with anyone who has something to discuss.
Walk-ins welcome, or reserved times available, by signing up online:
The City welcomes public feedback as the Board of Aldermen are reviewing the adequate public facilities ordinance (APFO), which determines what improvements are needed to ensure that the public facilities that serve new development are adequate.
The Board of Aldermen is in the process of reviewing this City ordinance. Public opinion about the APFO is welcome at several workshops and online.
A special Mayor and Board of Aldermen public workshop has been scheduled Monday, March 18, to review work on the City’s Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance (APFO).
The Board of Aldermen is in the process of reviewing this City ordinance, which determines what improvements are needed to ensure that the public facilities that serve new development are adequate.
Public opinion about the APFO is welcome at seve...
The Board of Aldermen approved a schedule for seven public hearings for discussion of The City of Frederick’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget.
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...
The Frederick Community Action Agency (FCAA) wants to remindresidents that it operates the following important Food and Nutrition Programs that promote food security as well as prevent hunger and malnutrition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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...
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.
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.
This is the same press release that was disseminated yesterday except in Spanish.
PARA PUBLICACION INMEDIATA
21 de mayo de 2019
ACTUALIZACIÓN # 2
Pediatra de Frederick, Dr. Ernesto Torres
Acusado 65 cargos, 11 víctimas adicionales
FREDERICK, MD - El viernes 17 ...
JOINT PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 20, 2019: 2:40 pm
Frederick Pediatrician, Dr. Ernesto Torres Indicted on 65 Charges, 11 Additional Victims
FREDERICK, MD – On Friday, M...
May 20, 2019
POLICE REQUEST ASSISTANCE LOCATING MISSING JUVENILE
FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance locating a missing juvenile. Christopher Stew...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 19, 2019
Sexual Solicitation of a Minor Arrests
FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department and the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office arrested 4 adult males fo...
FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT
May 13, 2019
FPD Detectives make an arrest for Murder
FREDERICK, MD – On 05/02/2019 Jefferson County (WV) recovered a body of a male, later identified as Devon Jamel Wallace. Mr. ...
JOINT MEDIA RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 10, 2019
COMMUNITY CONVERSATION: Having Uncomfortable Conversations With Your Children
FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Police Department and Frederick County State&a...
May 8, 2019: 4:00 pm
UPDATE: Frederick Pediatrician, Dr. Ernesto Torres Bond Status
FREDERICK, MD – On today’s date at 2 pm, Dr. Ernesto Torres appeared before Frederick Circuit Court for a Bond R...
May 7, 2019
Grand Jury Indicts Frederick Pediatrician, Dr. Ernesto Torres for Sex Offenses
FREDERICK, MD - On April 26, 2019, the Frederick Police Department began an investigation into the allegations that ...
May 6, 2019
Frederick Police to Host Law Enforcement Torch Run
FREDERICK, MD – On Friday, May 31, 2019, the Frederick Police Department will be hosting the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run ...
May 3, 2019
Directed Patrol Team Makes Numerous Arrests In Downtown Area
FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department’s, Directed Patrol Team, made up of a Lieutenant, Sergeant, Corpo...
May 2, 2019
Frederick County Teen Coalition to Host Teen Summit
Saturday, June 1, 2019
FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick County Teen Coalition is excited to announce the first Teen Summit. The Teen Summit will ...
Frederick’s Most Wanted Program Celebrates 10th Anniversary
FREDERICK, MD – April marked the 10th Anniversary of the Frederick’s Most Wanted (FMW) Program. The Frederick Police Departm...
April 30, 2019
Frederick Police Investigating Stabbing
FREDERICK, MD – On Monday, April 29, 2019 at 8:25 p.m., an adult resident of Vienna Court in Frederick called Frederick County Emergen...
April 29, 2019
Frederick Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash - Name Released
FREDERICK, MD - On Sunday, April 28, 2019, at approximately 8:06 am, Frederick Police Officers responded to a single vehicle collision wit...
Frederick Running Festival, Half Marathon – Roads Impacted
FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Running Festival, Half Marathon will this Sunday, May 5, 2019, beginning at 7 am an...
April 23, 2019
Rape investigation leads to CDS Charges
FREDERICK, MD – On today’s date, April 23, 2019 at approximately 3:40 am, Frederick Police Officers responded to the 1300 block of ...
April 25, 2019
UPDATE: Frederick Police Investigate Armed Robbery of CVS Pharmacy
Attached to this press release are photos of the two suspects who robbed the CVS Pharmacy at 402 South Jefferson Street on April 23, 201...
April 22, 2019
POLICE REQUEST ASSISTANCE LOCATING MISSING JUVENILE
FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance locating a missing juvenile. Aaliyah Niomie Laboy, age 15 of Frederick, w...
April 17, 2019
Sunday, May 5, 2019
FREDERICK, MD – The Frederick Running Festival, Half Marathon will be on Sun...
April 18, 2019
FREDERICK POLICE TO HOST DRUG DISPOSAL EVENT - Saturday, April 27, 2019
FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department along with the Frederick County Health Department, and the Drug Enforcement Agency will be h...
May 1, 2019
FPD Announces Citizen Police Academy
FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department is pleased to announce the 26th session of the Citizen Police Academy (CPA) starting August 7, 2019. The CPA is an 8-week program...
April 23, 2019
FPD TO HOST FOURTH ANNUAL COMMUNITY CRIME SUMMIT
FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department along with the Neighborhood Advisory Councils (NACs) will be hosting the 2019 ...
Update 6:00 pm - suspects name is Rudolph Smith, not Randolph Smith
April 16, 2019
Frederick Police Charge Suspect for Knowing Transfer of HIV
FREDERICK, MD – On 04/15/2019 at approximately 1510 hours...
April 12, 2019
Officers Make Arrest of Felon with Loaded Handgun
FREDERICK, MD – On April 11, 2019, at approximately 10:12 pm, while conducting a patrol check in the area of 100 block South Bentz Street, Of...
April 8, 2019
Officers Make Drug Arrest After Traffic Stop
FREDERICK, MD – On April 4, 2019, at approximately 6:33 pm, while on routine patrol, Officer Jeremy Johnston observed a vehicle leave a private driveway with...
April 2, 2019
Police Annual Promotion, Retirement, and Award Ceremony Recipients Announced
FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department Promotion, Award, and Retirement Annual Ceremony was held on Friday, March 29, 2019,&am...
Frederick Police Install Permanent Medication Drop Box
FREDERICK, MD - The Frederick Police Department has placed a permanent “medication drop box” behind police department headquarters for th...
April 1, 2019
Update: 100 Block of North Market Street Shooting
Original Incident (February 24, 2019)
FREDERICK, MD - On March 4, 2019, Detective Matt Irons ap...
Frederick Police Investigate Non-Fatal Shooting
FREDERICK, MD – At approximately 3:01 pm on Friday, March 29, 2019, the Frederick Police Department received a call from Frede...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE &am...
March 21, 2018
Frederick Police Release 2018 Annual Report
Frederick, MD – The Frederick Police Department is proud to release the 2018 Annual Report. Each year the department produces an Annual Report to highlight t...
March 20, 2019
Frederick Police Arrest Wanted Person
FREDERICK, MD – At 0229 hours on March 20, 2019, OFC Patrick Wharton was on patrol in the 400 block of North Market Street. Whi...
March 9, 2019
Frederick Police Serve Search and Seizure Warrant
FREDERICK, MD - On March 8, 2019, at approximately 6:00 am, members of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit and Special Response Team served a sea...