Elections Glade Valley 

Candidates for Walkersville Elections

The following have filed to be candidates in the Town of Walkersville Election. Candidates for Burgess: Don Schildt Chad Weddle Russell Winch Candidates for Commissioner: Michael Reed Bailey Mary Elizabeth “Betsey” Brannen Mitchell Brannen Mary Ann Brodie-Ennis Jacki Fogle Dvorak Tom Gilbert Michael L. McNiesh Robert Davison Port Dan Yeeles Robert “Bob” Yoder John Zimmerman, Jr. GladeValley.net will be profiling each candidate leading up to the election on September 10, 2018.

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Elections Glade Valley 

Meet the Candidates Night in Walkersville

The Town of Walkersville will have a Meet the Candidates Night on August 16, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Walkersville Library. The program will allow citizens to meet candidates for the 2018 Town of Walkersville Elections being held September 10, 2018. The election will see a lot of change in elected officials this year. Two of the current Town Commissioners, Russell Winch and Donald Schildt, are seeking the office of Burgess. Mary Ann Brodie-Ennis is the only incumbent seeking re-election as Commissioner. Candidates…

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Government 

County Executive Gardner Announces about $70 Million in Taxpayer Savings

Changes made during the past four years have saved taxpayers close to $70 million, according to Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner. The savings come primarily from three key initiatives: ending privatization that cost taxpayers more, achieving the trifecta of AAA bond ratings that brought better interest rates and saved taxpayers millions, and renegotiating agreements to give taxpayers a better deal. Renegotiating the Oakdale-Lake Linganore agreement for an interchange on Interstate 70 at Meadow Road saves county taxpayers $48 million. “Protecting taxpayers and saving money is job #1,” said Executive Gardner.…

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Editorial Elections Glade Valley 

Shannon Bohrer is the Democratic Candidate for County Council District 5

My goal is to be open, honest and effect positive change in the Frederick County Government.  I am running with the intent to serve the citizens by being a responsible representative.  The government belongs to the citizens and I am running to be your representative. My primary focus is on managing responsible growth.  Growth is inevitable.  While we all like Frederick County the way it is, it will continue to grow and growth – affects everything.  The “Livable Frederick Plan” is an outline and starting point for how the county…

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Elections Glade Valley 

Walkersville Election Filing Deadline Approaches

While the rest of the country fixates on the mid-term elections in November, Walkersville residents have an important election looming much sooner. The Town will elect a Burgess and five Town Commissioners on September 10, 2018. The election already proves to change the make-up of the local government dramatically. Four of the current Town Commissioners will not seek re-election to their current office. Debbie Zimmerman and Gary Baker announced earlier in the year that they will not seek re-election. Current Commissioners Donald Schildt and Russell Winch filed as candidates for…

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