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Frederick County Government Offices to Be Closed for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday

Frederick County Government offices will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2018 for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday. Offices will return to regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 Clarifications to the schedule: Animal Control Center will be open on Jan. 15 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. with the showing of animals and adoptions from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Details: www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/animalcontrol or call 301-600-1546. Frederick County Board of Elections will be closed on Jan. 15. Details: www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/elections or call 301-600-VOTE (8683). Curbside Recycling & Landfill: There will be…

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Innovative Livable Frederick Draft Plan Unveiled

Noting that residential growth is one of the hottest topics in Frederick County, County Executive Jan Gardner today unveiled the draft Livable Frederick plan, a totally new approach to comprehensive planning that starts with a vision for Frederick County’s future and develops an action plan to get there. Based on a vision developed by community members, Livable Frederick answers how and where we want to grow. It incorporates survey results, demographics, and innovative technology. “For the first time, we used interactive tools and computer simulations to look at scenarios and…

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Gardner Presents Annual Report for 2017 Highlighting Cutting-Edge Innovation and Initiatives

County Executive Jan Gardner today presented an annual report for 2017 on the accomplishments of Frederick County Government, emphasizing that the county has been energized by innovation throughout the year with cutting-edge initiatives and many economic accomplishments. These include the opening of the new downtown technology center called ROOT, reaffirmation of the AAA bond rating by all three rating agencies, strengthening of ethics laws, collaboration with Frederick County Public Schools to build new schools and add exciting programs for students, improvements in public safety operations, new jobs, spurring business growth across diverse sectors, identifying…

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