Glade Valley Government headline 

Gardner Presents First Annual Report and Comprehensive Annual Financial Statement

During her weekly public information briefing, County Executive Jan Gardner presented her first annual report for Frederick County Government. The Charter for Frederick County, Article 4, provides that six months after the close of the fiscal year, the county executive will present an annual report on the activities and accomplishments of county government, including the organizational chart and the Comprehensive Annual Financial Statement (CAFR). “On December 1, 2015, we celebrated one year of Charter Government in Frederick County. Together, we have ensured a smooth transition and delivered good government to…

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Community Glade Valley Government headline 

Citizen Participation Encouraged in Solid Waste Public Forums

During her public information briefing today, Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner announced that the Solid Waste “What’s Next” Steering Committee will hold public forums to allow citizens to help shape the future of solid waste management in Frederick County. “I’m excited to be kicking off this public outreach process,” Executive Gardner said. “I want our citizens to be engaged and share their ideas about our next long-term solid waste strategy for Frederick County. Together we will actively examine all the ideas and alternatives available to us, such as resource recovery,…

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Glade Valley Government headline 

Gardner Clarifies Use of Executive Orders

In response to many questions by some in the public and other elected officials, Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner clarified the authority of the county executive to issue executive orders under the county’s new form of Charter government. She emphasized that the purpose of an executive order was to keep the public informed of her management decisions that would impact the citizens and as a means of guaranteeing an open and transparent process in county government, which was a primary focus of her campaign for office. Her first executive order stated informed the public…

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