MONDAY: Planning Commission Public Hearing on the Livable Frederick Master Plan

On Monday evening (at 7:00pm), the Frederick County Planning Commission is having an important public hearing to take public commentary about the Livable Frederick Master Plan. This important comprehensive planning … [Read more...]

Smarter Growth Alliance of Frederick County: Letter supporting proposed amendments to Council Bill 17-17

Below is a letter from the Smarter Growth Alliance of Frederick County, expressing support for the most recently proposed amendments to Council Bill 17-17 (revisions to the County Forest Resource … [Read more...]

Five Livable Frederick Master Plan outreach meetings scheduled

For everyone interested in the future of Frederick County, county residents will have a number of opportunity to learn about, ask about and discuss the draft Livable Frederick Master Plan at community … [Read more...]

County Executive Jan Gardner on proposed MXD bill (public hearing Tuesday)

On Tuesday evening (January 16th), there will be a public hearing about an ill-advised and controversial bill that would add large Warehouse Distribution Centers to what is allowed in the county's Mixed Use Development … [Read more...]

Smarter Growth Alliance of Frederick County: Letter of opposition to MXD bill

Please read this letter from the Smarter Growth Alliance of Frederick County, expressing strong opposition to Council President Bud Otis' bill (Bill No. 17-21) to "amend the Zoning Ordinance to specify … [Read more...]

Three meetings next week regarding the Livable Frederick Master Plan

For those who are interested in the planning of the future of Frederick County, next week there will be three meetings of note regarding the Livable Frederick comprehensive planning process, which began … [Read more...]

Smarter Growth Alliance of Frederick County: Letter of support for County Executive’s proposed amendments to the Forest Resource Ordinance

Please read this letter from the Smarter Growth Alliance of Frederick County, expressing strong support for County Executive Jan Gardner’s proposed amendments (Bill 17-17) to the county's Forest … [Read more...]

County Executive Gardner Proposes Legislation to Improve Forest Conservation

County Executive Jan Gardner is taking the initiative to strengthen the Frederick County Forest Resource Ordinance in the face of a continuing and substantial decline in the amount of forested land in the … [Read more...]