Blaine Young’s BOCC favors development over our kids and rapid privatization without justification – what do you stand for?

The APFO protecting our children’s education is under siege in the interest of unchecked development The current Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance (APFO) schools test, combined with forward funding for schools, has brought Frederick County schools from over 125% overcrowding to a 90% system average. The objective of having an APFO is to ensure that schools […]

FoFC’s position on use of mitigation fees to pay for school demands of new development: woefully inadequate

Use of a “mitigation fee”  – as proposed by the Frederick County Builder’s Association on February 10, 2011 – to “cover the cost” of building a new school or addition to one so that a facility is adequate to house new kids for developer’s new housing development,  is not a solution, and really just adds […]