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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Glade Valley Government 

Frederick County Receives StormReady® Certification

Frederick County has earned its StormReady® certification from the National Weather Service. NWS Meteorologist Chris Strong presented County Executive Jan Gardner with the certificate during today’s public information briefing. “We are proud to be named a StormReady® county by the National Weather Service,” said Executive Gardner. “The designation recognizes our commitment to our citizens’ safety. While no area is stormproof, Frederick County is proactive in dealing with severe weather that can affect our county.” In general, a community must possess a solid communication network and have a comprehensive multi-hazard emergency operations plan to receive the StormReady®…

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Glade Valley Government 

FEMA to Hold Community Coordination & Outreach Meeting about New Floodplain Maps in Frederick County

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will hold a Community Coordination & Outreach meeting for Frederick County residents from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the new preliminary Flood Insurance Study and Flood Insurance Rate Maps that are being updated to reflect new Base Flood Elevations and floodplain boundaries for affected communities within the county. The meeting will be held in the first floor hearing room of Winchester Hall, 12 E. Church Street. The floodplain map revision is a federal process. The county…

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Education Glade Valley Government 

Applicants Sought for Board of Education

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner is soliciting letters of interest from individuals to fill an anticipated vacancy on the Frederick County Board of Education. The appointed individual will serve an unexpired term that ends in December of 2020. To be considered for the seat, individuals must be residents of and registered voters in Frederick County. Anyone interested in applying should submit a letter of interest and a resume to Administrative Officer Joyce Grossnickle, Office of the County Executive, Winchester Hall, 12 East Church Street, Frederick, Md. 21701, or by email to fcgboards@FrederickCountyMD.gov. Applications should include…

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