First Executive Order in Frederick County

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner issued her first executive order today. Marking the first executive order in Frederick County government, Mrs. Gardner held a press conference to explain her action and the impact of the executive order. County Council President Bud Otis attended and spoke in support of the executive order. “Bidding on contracts for tax payer dollars to pay for their contracts and competing against the citizens who vote for them does not pass the smell test.” Mr. Otis recounted conversations with county staff who feel under pressure when dealing…

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