County Budget Hearing Scheduled for March 14
Members of the public are invited to speak to their budget priorities for the coming fiscal year at Frederick County Executive Jessica Fitzwater’s upcoming public hearing. The public hearing is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14. The event will take place at Winchester Hall, with a call-in option available for those who cannot attend in person.
“By listening to the community, we can shape the County’s budget to reflect our priorities,” said Executive Fitzwater. “I encourage everyone to share their ideas on how to move Frederick County forward.”
People can participate in person, by phone, or by submitting comments online.
Attend in person
Come to Winchester Hall, 12 East Church Street, Frederick. Parking is available on street or in downtown parking decks. Transit Connector Routes 40, 51 and 61 stop at Market and Patrick Streets, less than two blocks from Winchester Hall. American Sign Language interpreters will be on hand.
Watch the live broadcast
The public hearing will be broadcast live on FCG TV, and can be viewed on the following platforms:
- Cable Channels 19 and 1085. Closed captioning is available in English and Spanish.
- Web-streamed from FrederickCountyMD.gov/FCGTV. Closed captioning is available in English.
- Web-streamed from FrederickCountyMD.gov/BudgetPublicHearing. Live translations in multiple languages are available from this broadcast, using the “translate” button on that web page.
Listen via phone
To join the meeting by phone, call toll-free 855-925-2801 and enter meeting code 5273.
If you wish to speak at the hearing, press *3. You will continue to hear the meeting while you wait in the virtual queue for your turn to speak.