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Posted on: October 5, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Notice of Public Hearing - Amendments to Sugarloaf Treasured Landscape Management Plan

Re: Amendments to Sugarloaf Treasured Landscape Management Plan

 The Frederick County Council (“Council”) will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 5:30 p.m., in the First Floor Hearing room, 12 E. Church Street, Frederick, Maryland, to consider the Council’s recently-approved amendments to the July 2022 Recommended Sugarloaf Treasured Landscape Management Plan, which Plan was developed to protect and enhance natural resources and strengthen the place-based identity of the Planning Area through the stewardship of its scenic and rural character, and its agricultural and cultural resources. The plan Amendments were discussed and voted upon at the October 3, 2022 meeting of the Council.

The July 2022 Recommended Sugarloaf Treasured Landscape Management Plan and the plan amendments are available for review at 

Questions should be directed to Mr. Tim Goodfellow, Project Planner, at 301-600-2508 or

Members of the public who wish to present live testimony or leave recorded comments will have three (3) minutes per speaker and five (5) minutes for recognized organizations. For those planning to attend the public hearing in person, face masks are recommended, but not required. 

The Council will also utilize a web portal that can be found at which allows the public to participate in Council meetings. Individuals can watch the live public hearing via FCG TV (Channel 19), send written comments to, or use the toll-free number listed below to listen, speak live or leave voice mail messages that will be aired during the hearing.

The public is reminded that all comments, both written and oral, will be made part of the public record. Voice mail messages and callers should include your name and address at the beginning of your comment. The toll-free number is 855-925-2801, provide the meeting code 8365, and press *2 to leave a voice mail message or press *3 to enter a muted queue to speak live during the public comment portion of the meeting. Please continue to stay tuned as the Council continues to try and meet the needs of all of its residents during these challenging times.

Persons requiring special accommodations for this public hearing are requested to contact the Council’s Office at 301-600-1135 (TTY: Use Maryland Relay) to make the necessary arrangements no later than three (3) business days prior to the hearing.

Frederick County, Maryland does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, familial status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or source of income.

M.C. Keegan-Ayer, President

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