Glade Valley Government Health 

Board of Health Revises COVID-19 Regulations

The Frederick County Board of Health convened on Tuesday, November 24 to hear an update on COVID-19 in Frederick County and set revised health regulations. Regulation 02-2020 was approved by the Board of Health 5 to 3 and goes into effect in Frederick County at 5pm on Friday, November 27, 2020. Regulation 02-2020 sought to clarify BOH 01-2020 which was approved on November 12. The changes to regulation BOH 02-2020 include: Defining a social gathering as something that includes but is not limited to parties, cookouts, parades, celebrations, festivals, conventions,…

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Government 

Frederick County Awarded $5.6 Million Federal Grant to Fund 22 Additional Firefighters

Frederick County has been awarded a $5,581,396 grant to pay for 22 additional career firefighter positions, which will reduce response times and enhance firefighter and public safety throughout the county. The grant is part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program. When the new positions are filled, the Division of Fire & Rescue Service will have 495 operational career firefighters. “The SAFER grant is absolutely fantastic news for Frederick County,” said County Executive Jan Gardner. “This grant will allow us to…

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Glade Valley Government 

Notice of Virtual Public Hearing: Amended Bill 20-15 Defining a Farmers Market

Re: Amended Bill 20-15: Defining a “Farmers Market” in the Zoning Ordinance, as a specific type of Temporary Outdoor Activity in certain zones, and as a Customary Accessory Use on property zoned Institutional The County Council (“Council”) of Frederick County, Maryland, will conduct a virtual public hearing on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. or soon thereafter to discuss: AN ACT to: Define farmer’s market, allow farmers market as a Temporary Outdoor Activity within certain zones, and include farmers market as a customary accessory use on properties zoned Institutional.…

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