Glade Valley Government 

Government Offices Will Be Closed for Christmas & New Year’s Holidays

Walkersville’s Town Hall will be closed on December 24th and December 25th! Woodsboro has posted no closing notices, and calls to Woodsboro’s Town Hall went unanswered. Frederick County Government administrative offices will be closed Dec. 24 – 25 for the Christmas holiday. Offices will return to regularly scheduled hours on Dec. 26. Offices will also be closed on Jan. 1 for the New Year’s Day holiday and will return to regularly scheduled hours on Jan. 2. Additional information regarding the schedule: Animal Control Center will be closed Dec. 24 – 25. The center will…

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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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