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WalMart a prominent controversy in public hearing tonight

Wednesday evening (July 10, 2013), starting at 7:00pm, the City of Frederick will be holding a public hearing at City Hall, at which a proposed Walmart Supercenter is certain to generate a lot of attention and public … [Read more...]

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BREAKING NEWS: Carroll County commissioners vote to end Waste-to-Energy partnership with Frederick County

The Carroll County Board of County Commissioners voted today to formally end their partnership with Frederick County in the development of a controversial 1,500 tons per day Waste-to-Energy incinerator. The board's … [Read more...]

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Video: June 25 Public Hearing regarding the sale of Citizens Care and Rehabilitation Center and Montevue Assisted Living Facilities

After a lengthy, and sometimes heated, public hearing at Frederick Community College on Tuesday evening, four members of the Frederick County Board of County Commissioners voted to abolish the Citizens Nursing Home Board … [Read more...]

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Rezone Baker Park for Mixed Use Development?

Okay. Nobody is proposing to rezone Baker Park! And there's no doubt such a proposal would be absurd to virtually anyone who knows downtown Frederick, the surrounding neighborhoods and, of course, Baker Park itself. … [Read more...]

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New Report on Medical and Housing Options For County’s Neediest Seniors

In advance of the Tuesday, June 25, public hearing about the Frederick County Board of County Commissioners’ proposal to sell both Citizens Care & Rehabilitation Center and Montevue Assisted Living to a for-profit … [Read more...]

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Three interesting views (and lists) about “Smart Growth”

This week's installment includes annotated links to three well-written, interesting and contrasting pieces - each with a new list - that offer a fresh, expanded or somewhat different perspective about basic Smart Growth … [Read more...]

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City of Frederick Taking Applications to Fill Two Vacancies on Planning Commission

The City of Frederick has two empty seats to fill on the city's Planning Commission. PLEASE NOTE: The deadline for submitting a letter of interest and an up-to-date resume is Friday, July 6, 2013. Below is the text … [Read more...]

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Welcome!

Greetings. Thank you for visiting our new website. We at Envision Frederick County are excited about the launch of this new, expansive and dynamic site! Having said that, I'll note it is a "soft launch," in that there … [Read more...]