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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...]

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Water, water everywhere?

City’s H20 supply once came piped through wooden mains Frederick News-Post Dec 27, 2005 Frederick’s drinking water has come a long way. Water treatment in the 1800s and early 1900s consisted of removing twigs … [Read more...]

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Alternative to impact fee considered

Frederick News-Post: Sunday, November 11, 2005 Thursday’s snowy morning may end up a boon to affordable housing throughout the state and end a conflict over how to help low-income workers afford to live in Frederick … [Read more...]

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County races mostly funded by developers

Frederick News-Post Wednesday, October 30, 2002 Companies involved in land development, along with their owners and employees, have poured more money into the Frederick County Commissioners election contest than … [Read more...]