RALE asks you to help maintain the pressure to restore our appellate rights

Following up... The community has really responded well to our efforts to convince the Delegation to reverse the 2013 DRRA law that took away our appellate rights. More than 80 emails have been sent to each of the … [Read more...]

League of Women Voters on Development Rights and Responsibilities Agreements

Below is a press release from the League of Women Voters of Frederick County regarding their excellent and just-released position paper on the general and specific use of Development Rights and … [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...]

Final Monrovia Town Center Public Hearings: April 23rd & 24th

Commissioners President Blaine Young said "his" hearings would be done in one night. How about three nights down and we're not done yet! We go back to work at 6:00pm on Wednesday April 23rd at Winchester Hall. … [Read more...]

New Monrovia Town Center Hearings Start on Wednesday, March 19

The next round of public hearings on the Monrovia Town Center Planned Unit Development (PUD) proposal is almost upon us. On Wednesday, March 19, the Planning Commission will begin a new set of hearings at 6pm in … [Read more...]


EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a modified-for-print version of Steve McKay's comments to the county commissioners last night at the PUBLIC HEARING "To Consider the Proposed Creation of the Oakdale - Lake Linganore Tax … [Read more...]

Say NO to the Monrovia Town Center! Say no to sprawl, congestion, overcrowded schools and massive subsidies to developers

There are so many things wrong with the proposed Monrovia Town Center. And many of them will affect county residents and taxpayers, even if they do not live in the area. The Frederick County Board of County … [Read more...]

Monrovia Town Center Public Hearings Postponed to Jan. 14 & 15, at Urbana High School

Due to a winter storm and the resulting closure of Frederick County Public Schools (including cancellation of all evening activities), the Frederick Board of County Commissioners decided to reschedule a public hearing … [Read more...]