Gardner seeks confirmation of Bob White to fill Planning Commission vacancy

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner has appointed Robert (Bob) White to fill the current vacancy on the Frederick County Planning Commission. As Executive Gardner points out, Mr. White is highly qualified for the … [Read more...]

Frederick County looking to fill two positions on the Planning Commission

The Frederick County Executive is soliciting letters of interest from individuals to fill two (2) seats on the seven member Frederick County Planning Commission (“Commission”). One person would be appointed to serve a … [Read more...]

Much bigger Costco Distribution Center, many more trucks, same old roads and railroad bridge

On Wednesday, December 10th, the Frederick County Planning Commission will review final site plans for a major expansion of the Costco Distribution Center near the intersection of MD75 and Interstate 70. The preliminary … [Read more...]

Open letter to the members of the Frederick County Planning Commission

Members of the Planning Commission: At yesterday's meeting on Phase 2 of the Monrovia Town Center, Chairman Robbins's opening remarks concerning civility were most appropriate. I feel that all those present wished to … [Read more...]

Commissioners open development floodgates wider as end of term nears

Winchester Hall is going to be very busy, again, on Wednesday and Thursday this week. It starts on Wednesday morning, when the Frederick County Planning Commission has another very full docket! Let's call it a … [Read more...]

Irresponsible Late-Term Development Rush

On September 11, the Frederick News-Post reported on the Planning Commission hearing on the Tallyn Ridge PUD Phase II approval (a "PUD" is a Planned Unit Development). The Planning Commission approved the PUD despite … [Read more...]

Letter to Robert Lawrence and the Frederick County Planning Commission

I'd like to draw your attention to this email that I received this morning. As has been growing increasingly typical, I no longer receive this email a week in advance. Rather, I receive it on the Friday prior to the … [Read more...]

BOCC hearing on Monrovia Town Center next week matters to all county residents and taxpayers!

On December 10th the Frederick County Board of County Commissioners will have their first public hearing on the controversial Monrovia Town Center (MTC), which proposes to build another 1,510 homes on farmland in … [Read more...]