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Posted on: June 28, 2017

July 4 Heritage Festival Events and Street Closures

On July 4, the City will host this annual family friendly event. See link to flyer and map below for more details. Please be mindful of the large number of pedestrians and vehicles in the downtown area. 7:45 a.m. Heritage Festival Five-Mile R...Read on...

Flyer and Map
Posted on: June 27, 2017

Spencer Devon Block Party Street Closures

On July 1, the event will close the 100 block of George Street from 11am till midnight.

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Water and Sewer Rate Increases Beginning July 1

Public water and sewer facilites, processes, equipment and personnel costs are sustained by revenue of the fees generated by the system, not by general revenue. Rate increases will begin July 1 of 2% for water fees and 4% for sewer fees for the operating ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Social Services Offices Closed on June 29

Please note that the Department of Social Services will be closed for a mandatory Full-Staff Meeting on Thursday June 29th from 10:30 – 4:30.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. The office will re-open at 8:15...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2017

Community Meeting on Sign Ordinance Amendments

NOTICE OF COMMUNITY MEETINGSIGN ORDINANCE AMENDMENTSJULY 10, 2017 at 7:00 PM

The City of Fredericksburg staff is hosting a community meeting for interested parties to discuss proposed changes to the City’s sign regulations (City Code, Chapter 7...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

No Changes to Refuse and Recycling Collection for Holiday

City offices will be closed on July 3 and 4 but there will NOT be any changes to refuse or recycling collection services for the holiday. The Belman Road Recycling Center and the Stafford Landfill will be closed on July 4. Both will resume normal...Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2017

Signal Decommissioning Notification

The decommissioning of the traffic signal at Fall Hill Ave and Germania Street is scheduled to take place the week of June 26. 

Decommission of the subject intersection will include various roadway and signage improvements, at, and near this int...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

2016 Annual Water Quality Report

The Annual Water Reports are designed to inform you about your drinking water quality. Our goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water and help you understand the efforts that are made to protect your water...Read on...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Council Meeting on Parking Action Plan

The Parking Task Force (Vice Mayor Billy Withers, Councilor Tim Duffy, Rick Pierce - UMW, D.D. Lecky – Main Street, Joe Wilson and Bill Beck – EDA) and City staff have been working since last Fall to listen to the community, understand...Read on...

Draft Action Plan
Posted on: February 17, 2017

New Parking Lot Opens at 700 William Street

The lot at the corner of William and Barton Street which has 85 parking spaces is now available for free public parking.  The lot was previously used by employees of The Free Lance-Star is being leased from W.J. Vakos Company through October 15 a...Read on...

Posted on: May 31, 2017

Council Vision and Priorities

Learn about the 2036 Vision and be a part of the next chapters of Fredericksburg’s proud history.      Please see link for more details.  Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: March 10, 2017

School Children Encourage Recycling

The City values and supports efforts to increase recycling.  Our school children are also working to encourage increased recycling efforts. Please see the recently released video created to educate others on the value of good community s...Read on...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan developed by the George Washington Regional Commission is open to public comment. The Commission serves the localities of Caroline, Fredericksburg, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford. The plan is a five ye...Read on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

FY18 Budget Adopted

On May 9, the Council adopted the FY18 Budget.  The transmittal letter and overview give the best details on the budget.  Very few changes were made from the Recommended Budget. Please see link below for budget details. Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: August 11, 2016

Accolades Building Up For Fredericksburg

The City and its business community have received significant attention recently, from organizations and publications focused on quality of life, entrepreneurialism, healthcare and more. The high marks and attention received from a large variety of sourc...Read on...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Neighborhood Small Area Plans Recommendations

Two public information meetings were held in April on the first two Small Area Plans for the City.  At these meetings, City planning staff presented the recommendations for these plans.  The City Council and City Planning Commission will...Read on...

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Parks and Recreation Programs and Activities

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Swim Lessons - Everyone

Don't forget about swim lessons! Registration is open for both private and group lessons for all ages. Spots are going fast so check it our online or call the Dorothy Hart Community Center for details. WE got a great session waiting for you.Read on...


Public Works

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

No curbside collection changes for Independance Day holiday

There will be no holiday schedule changes in curbside service. All collections normally made on Monday and Tuesday will proceed as usual.

The Belman Rd Recycling Center and the Stafford Landfill will be closed Tuesday, July 4. Both will resume normal o...Read on...
Posted on: June 22, 2017

Traffic signal Fall Hill Ave and Germania St to be decommissioned

The traffic signal will be set on flash for a period of time and new pavement markings and signage will be installed.

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

2016 Annual Water Report has been released

The current water quality report is now available for viewing on the Public Works home page.

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

City Water Quality Notice

CITY WATER QUALITY NOTICE

June 5, 2017 

The City of Fredericksburg provides drinking water to its customers and continually monitors the water distribution system to ensure that water being delivered meets standards set by Virginia’s Offi...

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Social Services

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

Office Closing on June 29, 2017

Please note that the Department of Social Services
will be closed for a mandatory Full-Staff Meeting on Thursday June 29th from 10:30 – 4:30.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause. The office will re-open at 8:15...
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