When trees, plants, grasses are removed for development, the ground becomes compact and rainwater moves rapidly across the landscape. Pleants help soak up rain so it seeps in to the ground.
Testimony about the Planned Urban Development Amendment for the Monrovia Town Center (PUD R-12-02); Public Hearing before the Planning Commission 10/23/2013 Good evening Frederick County Planning Commissioners: I am Janice Wiles, Executive Director for Friends of Frederick County, a working to protect taxpayers and citizens through good planning, and environmental protections in […]
Read about it here in the FNP County approves 1,735 more homes for Lake Linganore By Bethany Rodgers News-Post Staff | Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 2:00 am Frederick County commissioners Tuesday voted to rezone roughly 950 acres in the Lake Linganore community as part of a plan to fill out the development with […]
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.
New development planned for the north and south sides of Executive Way, south of Frederick, between Buckeystown Pike and New Design Road. There will be 122,500 square feet of employment use and a maximum of 615 dwelling units (approx. 255 single-family and 360 multifamily) type products (apartments, two-over-twos, condos), or any variation of dwelling […]
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 […]
Gazette editorial published on Thursday, January 24, 2013 Pay now, or pay later for Frederick County development The scene is a familiar one in Maryland: a “bedroom” county with lots of available open space attracts developers who see dollar signs, while elected officials see an easy way to expand the tax base and pay for […]