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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Council Priorities First Quarter Update

Staff recently updated Council on the progress of Priorities during the first quarter.

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Join the Fire Department Team

The Fire department will be testing for potential candidates in early August 2017. The application period is now open. Go to the recruitment video link below to see what Fredericksburg Fire Department is all about! Job Description and ApplicationRead on... Recruitment Video
Posted on: July 8, 2017

Fight the Bite

Mosquitos Learn how to help control the mosquito population in your own neighborhood and to protect yourself and your family from mosquito-borne diseases. Eliminating standing water is one of the main keys to success. Make it a point to empty containers t...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: June 27, 2017

Water and Sewer Rate Increases Began 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. Beginning July 1, rate increases of 2% for water fees and 4% for sewer fees went effe...Read on...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Signal Decommissioning Notification

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The first steps towards decommissioning of the traffic signal at Fall Hill Avenue and Germania Street were completed on Friday, June 30. Fall Hill Avenue was milled and repaved from Route 1 to Bunker Hill Street and new pavement markings and traf...

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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: 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

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: 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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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: July 7, 2017

Traffic signal at Fall Hill/Germania has been taken out of service

The decommissioned signal has been taken out of flash and covered in preparation of eventual removal. All new traffic control signage and pavement markings are in place.

Posted on: June 28, 2017

City Water Quality Notice UPDATE

The City conducted its own water testing under the guidance of the Virginia Department of Health, Office of Drinking Water. The results of that testing showed no detection of the reported contaminants, and affirms that the City’s water supply c...Read on...

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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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