Business Glade Valley Government 

Executive Gardner Announces Agricultural Initiatives

County Executive Jan Gardner announced initiatives to support the longterm economic viability of agriculture in Frederick County. A survey of farmers and the agriculturebased industry will be launched today through April 11 and will be used to develop proposals and direct legislation that will best support local farmers. The results will be released and form the basis for a special Agriculture Business Viability Roundtable on Earth Day – Monday, April 22. The roundtable is open to the public and will take place at 6:30 p.m. in Winchester Hall, 12 East…

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Glade Valley Government 

Executive Gardner Announces Local Company Selected for Detox Center

Services to start within three months, expand after 18 months  Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner today announced that Maryland Treatment Centers, Inc., has been awarded up to $710,000 in grant funds to offer detox services in the county. Medically supervised detox services will allow individuals to safely recover from withdrawal under the supervision of medical providers. Services will be available in Emmitsburg in approximately three months, and an additional center will open in Frederick in about 18 months.  “This is great news for Frederick County residents struggling with addiction,” Executive…

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Glade Valley Government 

County Executive Gardner Announces Budget Surveys and Invites Citizen Input

County Executive Jan Gardner recently shared highlights of major construction projects included in the preliminary capital budget and Capital Improvements Program, reviewed operating budget requests, and announced an online budget survey to gather public input on citizens’ priorities for the upcoming fiscal year. Citizens are encouraged to weigh in on funding priorities for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2020, which begins July 1, 2019. Online surveys will be available through March 31. They can be found at www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/BudgetSurveys.

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Elections 

Regina Williams Seeks GOP Nomination for County Executive

“Frederick County has the 3rd highest County Property Tax Rate in Maryland, yet our roads are congested, our schools are overcrowded and public safety is being compromised with first responder positions underfunded. Mismanaging the growth and development in Frederick County did not happen overnight and every other candidate in this race has served in office for 8 to 16 years. Its time for a change, Elect a Qualified Citizen, Not a Politician, Vote Regina Williams for County Executive on June 26th.” Regina Williams was born and raised on a dairy…

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