Testimony before the Board of County Commissioners on amendments to ZT-13-09, Winchester Hall, Frederick County MD October 31, 2013 My name is Janice Wiles, Executive Director for Friends of Frederick County, a countywide organization that promotes environmental conservation, fair and open government, and active civic engagement in Frederick County. We are here today to […]
Governor Glendening described exactly what FoFC has been saying. The infrastructure needs for a community that is more dense and walkable is less. And that there is a disconnect between what will sell and what we are building in Frederick County. FoFC inserted the photos below (they are not part of the FNP article). Glendening […]
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FoFC has some issues with the site plan presented at today’s Planning Commission meeting…read about them.
Tuesday June 18th, 2013 Public Hearing on Eaglehead Planned Urban Development (PUD) and 25 year DRRA with Board of County Commissioners, Winchester Hall, 12 E Church St. Frederick Wednesday May 22nd, 2013 Public Hearing on Eaglehead PUD and 25 year DRRA with Planning Commission, Winchester Hall, 12 E Church St. Frederick Find out more… OLD NEWS March 4, 2013 “Town Hall […]
In a Frederick NEws Post letter to the editor the Chesapeake Bay Foundation supports the rain tax… Bay Foundation backs ‘rain tax’ Posted: Friday, May 10, 2013 2:00 am More pollution goes into Frederick County creeks and rivers than into the waters of any other county in Maryland, according to Maryland Department of the […]
Members of the public are invited to comment on the feasibility and desirability of various forms of institutional oversight at federally-funded institutions that perform research involving certain pathogens or toxins. “Certain types of research that are conducted for legitimate purposes may also be utilized for harmful purposes. Such research is called ‘dual use research’,” said […]
There will be a meeting hosted by Oakdale LLC to discuss the Eaglehead DRRA. Please attend and spread the word to your neighbors and friends When: Saturday May 11th 10AM Where: Oakdale Middle School (entrance is usually around back) Who: most likely Jason Wiley and/or John Clarke To learn more please read: Eaglehead PUD fact […]
To learn more please click here for the Casey Property PUD fact sheet. Map below shows streams surrounded by floodplain, forest (green) and blue for ponds and wetlands.
The Frederick County Commissioners have approved or are discussing approval of over 7000 new dwellings, in many cases without appropriate plans for schools, roads, emergency services and other key infrastructure. We believe that our public officials should follow existing laws; in a growing number of cases that is not happening. FoFC is using the option […]