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Posted on: January 22, 2015

Ethics Commission Issues Advisory Opinion for Council Members Employed By Board of Education

The Frederick County Ethics Commission recently issued Advisory Opinion #14-05 concluding that employment as Frederick County Public Schools teachers will not create a conflict of interest for County Council Members Jerry Donald and Jessica Fitzwater when...Read on...

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Posted on: January 21, 2015

County Executive Gardner Invites Public to Participate in Leadership Team Meetings

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner invites the public to participate in the four issue-based leadership teams she established last month on education, jobs, community needs and senior citizens.

“The leadership teams I appointed as one of the firs...Read on...

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Posted on: January 21, 2015

Seeking Nominees for Woman of Excellence and Student Leadership Awards

March is Women’s History Month. In celebration, the Frederick County Commission for Women is currently seeking nominees for the 2015 Woman of Excellence and Student Leadership Awards. Individuals must reside in Frederick County to be eligible…

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Posted on: January 16, 2015

Housing Choice Voucher Program Wait List Applications to Be Accepted Online Starting January 21

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The Frederick County Housing and Community Development Department announces that the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) wait list will be opening on January 21 using a completely online process. Applications will be accepted from January 21 at No...Read on...

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Posted on: January 15, 2015

County Executive Gardner Invites Residents to Serve on Ethics Task Force

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner invites county residents to apply to volunteer to serve on a new Ethics Task Force consisting of citizens with an interest or experience in ethics rules and regulations either in the private sector or in government. ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 9, 2015

Frederick County Receives Energy Award from State

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The Maryland Energy Administration presented Frederick County with an award for its leadership in the Maryland Smart Energy Communities Program at an awards ceremony at the Maryland Association of Counties Winter Conference on January 7.

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Posted on: January 7, 2015

Frederick County Supports Transparent Government

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Frederick County Government values open and transparent government and believes that citizens have a right to know what the government is doing. Citizens deserve to have elected officials tell them the truth and share information honestly and fairly. Fr...Read on...

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Posted on: January 6, 2015

Executive Gardner to Join Maryland Association of Counties Board of Directors...

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Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner will join other county elected officials, senators, delegates, and representatives in Cambridge, Md., for the Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) Winter Conference, January 7-9.

Executive Gardner will serve...Read on...

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Posted on: January 5, 2015

Executive Gardner Discusses Key County & State Issues with Governor-Elect Hogan

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Starting the New Year on a positive and cooperative note, Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner met privately for dinner with Maryland Governor-Elect Larry Hogan yesterday at AYSE Meze Lounge in downtown Frederick, Md.

During their meeting, Executive...Read on...

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Posted on: December 23, 2014

Maryland Attorney General Issues Opinion Invalidating Previous BOCC Planning Commission Appointment

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The Office of the Maryland Attorney General issued an opinion invalidating the appointment of former Commissioner Blaine Young to the Frederick County Planning Commission.

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Posted on: December 22, 2014

Executive Gardner Appoints Browning As Chief Administrative Officer for Frederick County Government

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Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner today announced the appointment of Douglas Browning, CPA, to serve as chief administrative officer for Frederick County Government, effective January 5, 2015.

County Executive Gardner commented, “I am very pleased...Read on...

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Posted on: December 18, 2014

County Executive Gardner Holds First Historic Public Hearing under Charter Government...

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner held a preliminary budget public hearing to receive community input for creation of her FY2016 Operating Budget and 2016-2021 Capital Improvements Program and Capital Budget.

The budget public hearing was follow...Read on...

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Posted on: December 9, 2014

County Executive Gardner Requests Attorney General Opinion on Planning Commission Appointment

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Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner sent a letter to Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler requesting an expedited opinion regarding the prior Board of County Commissioners’ appointment of then County Commissioner Blaine Young to the Planning Commi...Read on...

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Posted on: December 2, 2014

Jan Gardner Sworn in As First County Executive of Frederick County, Maryland

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Jan Gardner was sworn in as the first County Executive of Frederick County, Maryland. The historic ceremony at the Weinberg Center for the Arts marked Frederick County’s transition from the county commissioner form of government to charter government with...Read on...

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Posted on: December 2, 2014

County Council of Frederick County Holds Historic First Meeting & Elects Officers

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The Frederick County Council, Frederick, Md., held its historic first meeting in the first floor hearing room of Winchester Hall, the seat of county government.

Council members elected Bud Otis to serve as president and M.C. Keegan-Ayer to serve as vic...Read on...

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FCG TV

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Posted on: January 22, 2015

FCG TV adds "Community Conversations"

Check out FCG TV's new program "Community Conversations". This weekly production is hosted by County Executive Jan Gardner and designed to keep the citizens of Frederick County informed and involved with their local government.

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Public Works

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Posted on: January 12, 2015

Hoovers Mill Road Bridge Closed

The Frederick County Office of Highway Operations announce that Hoovers Mill Road will be closed immediately.

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Posted on: May 9, 2014

Boyers Mill Road Bridge Relocation over Lake Linganore

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The Frederick County Office of Transportation Engineering advises the public that Concrete General, Inc., of Gaithersburg, Maryland, will begin work on replacing the Boyers Mill Road Bridge over Lake Linganore on or around May 12, 2014.

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TransIT

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Posted on: January 16, 2015

Rt.85 Shuttle Service Improvement Survey

TransIT is in the process of updating the Route 85 Shuttle route and schedule to better meet the transportation needs of the customers and employees who currently use the shuttle, and to meet the transportation needs of those who would use it if it were m...Take the Survey...

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Posted on: January 2, 2015

TransIT ezFARE available for download!

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TransIT ezFARE, the mobile ticketing app, allows you to purchase your bus passes with your smart phone, including the new one-day pass. Download for free on Android or Apple Devices!

Apple users: https://appsto.re/us/6ytX4.i
Android users:https://pl...Learn More...

Posted on: November 26, 2014

Weather Related Route Changes

Safety is our TOP PRIORITY and it is our goal to operate all transportation services as scheduled. However, when inclement weather causes hazardous driving conditions, TransIT may temporarily detour from the regular route to travel a safer alternate rout...Learn More...

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