Glade Valley Government 

County Executive Gardner Proposes Legislation to Better Manage Residential Growth

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner today detailed legislation she is proposing that would better manage residential development outside of municipalities. During her public information briefing, Executive Gardner outlined a measure to limit the use of legal contracts known as Development Rights and Responsibilities Agreements, and to require any future agreements to include an enhanced public benefit for Frederick County taxpayers. “Residential growth continues to be a hot topic in Frederick County,” Executive Gardner said. “My goal is to ensure that new housing is timed with the County’s ability to provide…

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County Launches Webpage Providing Furlough Assistance for Federal Employees

A new webpage launched today on the Frederick County Government website – – provides information and links to resources available for federal employees affected by the current government shutdown.   “An estimated 4,000 Frederick County residents have been furloughed by the federal government’s partial shutdown.  I know this is causing great stress for many families in our community,” County Executive Jan Gardner said.  “Fortunately, we are blessed to live in a county that truly comes together to care for our neighbors in need.  Resources are available to help during this difficult time. …

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