Education Government 

County Executive Gardner Appoints Jarman to Board of Education

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner today announced her appointment of Dr. Lois Jarman to fill an unexpired term on the Frederick County Board of Education. The vacancy was created when Dr. Ken Kerr resigned his Board of Education position on Dec. 19, 2018, after being elected to serve as the 3B Delegate to the Maryland General Assembly. “I am pleased to appoint Lois Jarman to the Board of Education,” Executive Gardner said. “Lois is passionate about education. She is a strong leader, an outstanding communicator, and has a variety of experience with Frederick County Public Schools…

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Community Glade Valley Government 

Frederick County Emergency Responders to Conduct Community Preparedness Seminar

Frederick County Emergency Responders will conduct a free community preparedness seminar on Jan. 12, 2019, from 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Public Safety Training Facility, 5370 Public Safety Place. Attendance will be restricted to the first 80 registrants and will be closed on January 4, 2019. Visit www.tinyurl.com/FCEmergencyPreparedness2019 to register for the seminar. The Department of Fire & Rescue Services, Frederick County Department of Emergency Management, Frederick County Health Department, Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, Frederick County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association, The City of Frederick Police Department, Maryland State Police and Maryland Department of…

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Government 

CE Gardner Holds Ground-Breaking Ceremony for Ballenger-McKinney Photovoltaic Solar Project

County Executive Jan Gardner today held a ground-breaking ceremony for Frederick County Government’s first solar project. This major sustainability project will involve the construction of a nearly 2 million kilowatt hour photovoltaic solar array on 4.9 acres of vacant land to provide low-cost renewable energy to the Ballenger-McKinney Waste Water Treatment Plant. “As the first solar project for Frederick County Government, this project will save green by going green,” said Executive Gardner. “Frederick County has a bright future using solar power!” This project is a large step toward meeting the county’s goal of 4 million kilowatt…

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Government 

County Executive Gardner Invites Citizens to Provide Input on Budget at Dec. 13 Public Hearing

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner invites citizens to participate in a public hearing to provide input for the creation of the Fiscal Year 2020 Operating and Capital Budgets and the Fiscal Year 2020-2025 Capital Improvements Program. The hearing will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, at Winchester Hall, 12 East Church Street. The hearing is intended to receive ideas and proposals for inclusion in the budget. The next public hearing on the budget will be held in March 2019 at a date to be announced. Additionally, the County Council will hold…

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Glade Valley Government 

County Executive Gardner Presents 2018 Annual Report & Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

County Executive Jan Gardner today presented an Annual Report for 2018 on the accomplishments of Frederick County Government, emphasizing cutting-edge initiatives, new infrastructure and many achievements. “My emphasis continues to be on making life better for people,” said Executive Gardner. “This past year has been a year of big ideas, cutting-edge initiatives, new infrastructure and accomplishments for which we can all be proud.” The past year saw the opening of the new downtown technology center called ROOT, reaffirmation of the AAA bond rating by all three rating agencies, collaboration with Frederick County Public Schools to build…

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