Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner today announced the appointment of Steve Horn as director of the Community Development Division, effective February 23. The division is comprised of the Planning & Development Review Department, Permits & Inspections Department and Business Development & Retention Department.
Executive Gardner commented, “I am pleased to welcome Steve Horn to our outstanding Frederick County management team. I am confident that he will bring a balanced approach and good government practices to our Community Development Division. Steve is a good listener and respected professional with extensive experience at the local level in land use planning. He is also highly esteemed by residents, staff and developers alike.
“With today’s appointment, I also want to thank Gary Hessong, who has done a great job managing the Community Development Division and will now return to serving as director of our Permits & Inspections Department.”