News Flash

Posted on: March 21, 2019

Flood Watch in Effect: Preparation Tips

At 11:28 a.m., March 21, the National Weather Service issued a flood watch in effect until further notice for the Frederick area. The City of Frederick reminds the public to help prevent flooding, clear storm drains, be aware of known high water areas.

For more information, please monitor local news media or visit http://www.weather.gov/lwx.

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Historic District Guidelines Ready for Review

The final draft of the 2019 Frederick Town Historic District Design Guidelines is scheduled for a public workshop and is available for public review online.

Community input is strongly encouraged. Please submit comments and questions to FTHDGuidelines@cityoffrederick.com or call 301-600-1499.

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Freecycle Recyling Roundup Accepts Bulk Items

April 20 is the date of the next Freecycle Roundup: City residents may drop off items for reuse, recycling or disposal at the Public Works facility, 111 Airport Drive East.

The Freecycle Roundup, where residents may drop off bulk items and reusable goods, will operate 8 a.m.-2 p.m, at the Public Works facility, 111 Airport Drive East.

Before you load up anything, make sure you have proof of address and your items are on the o...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

City Employees Receive Appreciation for Years of Service

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...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Public Hearing Schedule

The Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Public Hearing Schedule by department is published.

Each department is assigned a time at one of the scheduled hearings.

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Leadership Institute Offers Transportation Planning Insight

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments invites people to register for the Community Leadership Institute, a program that encourages involvement in transportation-related decision-making at all levels.
Deadline to register: March 22

Learn how, where, and when transportation decisions are made in the region

Over the course of three workshops, participants learn how, where, and when transportation decisions are made in the region.

The Spring 2019 CLI well be Thursday April 18, 24, and Th...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Mayor Comments on Common Market Co-op Expansion

“The Common Market’s news is good for the City in more comprehensive ways than just economic development, because this particular venture aligns with our sustainability plan, land use best practices and smart growth." - Mayor Michael O’Connor

"Plus it is economic development, as a business expansion, and job creation.”

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

Mayor's Fourth Friday Q&A - March 2019

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Next Fourth Friday Q&A with Mayor
7:30-9:30 a.m., March 22
Dublin 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: 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a48a4af29a6fd0-qa5

For a description of the event ….

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

City Applies for Bicycle Friendliness Status

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The City of Frederick is applying again for Bicycle Friendly Community status from the League of American Bicyclists.

The League is seeking public input to gain a better understanding of local bicyclists’ experiences in Frederick.

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

Feedback Welcome on APFO

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.

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Posted on: March 4, 2019

March 4: City Opening on Time, Liberal Leave

The City of Frederick offices and facilities will open on time, today, March 4, with liberal leave policy in effect.

The Frederick Community Action Agency Soup Kitchen and Day Shelter will be open.

Announcements about the City operations will be posted on Channel 99; on the City’s emergency line, 301-600-1300; on the website; and on social media: Facebook, Twitter and Ne...

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Frederick News
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Special Workshop 7 p.m. March 18 on APFO

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...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

March 1: City Opening on Time, Liberal Leave

Mayor Michael O’Connor has announced that the City of Frederick offices will open on time, today, March 1, with liberal leave policy in effect.

The Frederick Community Action Agency Soup Kitchen and Day Shelter will be open.

Announcements about the City operations will be posted on Channel 99; on the City’s emergency line, 301-600-1300; on the website; and on social media: Facebook, Twitter and Ne...

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Frederick News
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 19, 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: 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 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 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 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.

As always, contact us to report concerns or ask...

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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 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:

https://bit.ly/2RyFLcC

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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: 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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News Flash

Posted on: March 21, 2019

Frederick Police Release 2018 Annual Report

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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...

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Police News
Posted on: March 21, 2019

Frederick Police Arrest Wanted Person

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March 20, 2019

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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...

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Police News
Posted on: March 20, 2019

Frederick Police Make Arrest in Violent Assault & Robbery (19-21048)

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Police News
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Frederick Police Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

March 18, 2019

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Frederick Police Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

FREDERICK, MD - On March 16, 2019, Officers from the Frederick Police Department conducted a Sobriety Checkpoint westbound in the 500 block of West Patrick Street between 10 p...

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Police News
Posted on: March 18, 2019

Street Crimes Unit Make Distribution Arrest

FREDERICK, MD - On March 17, 2019, at approximately 5:20 pm, members of the Frederick Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit were conducting surveillance in the 300 Block of N Market St when they observed a drug transaction take place. ...

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Police News
Posted on: March 13, 2019

2019 Youth Police Academy Registration Now Open

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Police News
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Frederick Police to Conduct Sobriety Checkpoint

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Police News
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Frederick Police Cruiser Struck by Drunk Driver

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Police News
Posted on: March 9, 2019

Frederick Police Serve Search and Seizure Warrant

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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...

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Police News
Posted on: March 6, 2019

Frederick Police Make Burglary Arrest

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Police News
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Frederick Police Make Handgun Arrests (19-017629)

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Police News
Posted on: March 4, 2019

Frederick Police Respond to Robbery of 7-11

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Police News
Posted on: February 28, 2019

Missing Juvenile (Makayla Davido-Santiago) - Found Safe

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March 4, 2019

UPDATE:  On today's date, Makayla Grace Davido-Santiago was found safe.  We would like to thank the public for their assistance.

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Police News
Posted on: February 24, 2019

Frederick Police Investigate Shooting

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February 24, 2019

Frederick Police Investigate Shooting

FREDERICK, MD – At about 0126 hours on February 24, 2019, officers of the Frederick Police Department (FPD) arrived in the 100 block of North M...

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Police News
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Missing Juvenile: Paola Sandra Barrientos-Meledndrez

On February 20, 2019, the Frederick Police Department received a report of a missing juvenile and is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Paola Sandra Barrientos-Meledndrez, age 16, of Frederick. Ms. Barrientos-Melendrez was last seen ...

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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 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 24, 2019

Directed Patrol Officer Makes Downtown Drug Arrest

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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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News Flash

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Posted on: March 21, 2019

ALL City sports fields are closed today, March 21, 2019

What CITY SPORTS FIELDS CLOSED means – All City leased fields, including City school fields, are closed for the time frame indicated. No one is to use the fields when closed. If it is found that a permitted league is using a closed field, the po...

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Sports Field Closures