Frederick Holds Virtual Public Hearing on Fiscal 21 Operating & CIP Budgets

In response to the COVID-19 epidemic, Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner yesterday held a virtual public hearing on the upcoming fiscal year budget.

The budget is based on no property or income tax rate increases. Highlights of the six-year Capital Improvement Program include moving up construction of a new Brunswick Elementary School, a library in Middletown, and the expansion and renovation of Animal Control.

According to a press release:

A summary list of budget appeals and highlights of the Capital Improvement Program are available for review. Public comments can be submitted any of three ways:
  • Via email now through close of business March 25
  • Via Facebook Live during the hearing (@JanGardnerExec)
  • Via phone at 301-600-1622 now through close of business March 25

For more information, visit www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/budget or contact Budget Director Kelly Weaver at 301-600-1185 or via e-mail at kweaver@FrederickCountyMD.gov.

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