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    Redistricting in City of Fredericksburg

    The boundaries of the City’s election wards need to be changed to correct an imbalance of population shown in the 2020 US Census. Changes are to be adopted by December 31 to comply with state standards. Fredericksburg City Ward Redistricting Memorandum Read on...
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    City of Fredericksburg and Stafford County Sheriff’s Office settle federal civil lawsuit

    The City of Fredericksburg and the Stafford County Sheriff and deputies have agreed to a complete and final resolution of a federal civil lawsuit brought by nine plaintiffs who had alleged the violation of their civil rights during protest events Read on...
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    Disposable plastic bag tax in effect January 1 in the City

    The Virginia General Assembly last year enacted legislation to authorize the new tax of 5 cents per disposable plastic bag provided to retail customers by grocery stores, drug stores and convenience stores. Fredericksburg City Council adopted the tax Read on...
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    City of Fredericksburg Celebrates National Adoption Day

    The City's Department of Social Services celebrated their annual Adoption Day event on November 18. This event celebrates families who have chosen to open their homes through adoption of children from foster care, and the employees of social services... Read on...
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    Fredericksburg COVID-19 Update for December 6, 2021

    Fredericksburg Fire Chief Mike Jones provides an overview of Covid-19 case numbers in our area for Monday, December 6, 2021. Everyone 5 years and older is now eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations. To schedule your appointment please visit... Read on...
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    Renaming Jefferson Davis Highway to Emancipation Highway

    As of January 1, 2022, the section of U.S. Route 1 in the city limits will be renamed Emancipation Highway. Street addresses with Jefferson Davis Hwy or Jeff Davis Highway that have 22401 zip codes will also be changing. Read on...
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    Announcing the City’s New Upgraded Geographic Information System (GIS)

    The City of Fredericksburg has a new, upgraded Geographic Information System (GIS) which includes the same great functionality while being more user friendly. Visitors to the site will find several new basemaps, as well as options for a Google Street view Read on...
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    Utility Accounts to Reinstate Penalties and Cut-Offs in January

    Beginning January 3rd, 2022, the City of Fredericksburg will reinstate penalties and cutoffs on all delinquent utility accounts. The City had previously suspended penalties and cut-offs due to the global pandemic. Read on...
  9. VRPS Awards 2021

    Fredericksburg, Parks, Recreation and Events receives two awards at VRPS State Conference

    Fredericksburg, Parks, Recreation and Events received an award in the Best New Program for the Camp@Home Program and Best New Special Event for the Reverse Christmas Parade. Read on...
  10. Leaf newsflash

    Leaf Collection Season begins November 1

    Leaf Collection operations are undertaken from November 1 to approximately December 31 each year. Public Works vacuums unbagged leaves placed near the street by residents. Estimate how close we are to your area by clicking on the dated links Read on...
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    Riverfront Park is now open

    After more than a decade of planning, land acquisition and design work, the City’s newest park opened on Saturday, October 9th. It is a significant, nearly 4-acre, public space with direct river access, children's play area and event space. Read on...
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    City Recycling Fee Begins with August 27th Bill

    The City will be implementing a $3 recycling fee for all customers that reside in eligible areas throughout the City. This recycling fee was adopted by City Council to offset part of the cost of the single-stream curbside recyclables collection program Read on...
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    Seeking Citizens Who Wish to Serve

    Are you a city resident? Passionate about your community? Serving on a board or commission can be an excellent way to shape government initiatives in your community. The City is currently seeking applicants for the following boards and commissions... Read on...
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    City Manager's Report

    The City Manager provides an update twice a month to Council and citizens on important topics and events. Read on...
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    CSX Community Updates

    Members of City Council, Staff and CSX representatives continue to meet, engage, and work together in order to educate, inform and provide solutions where possible to address neighboring community issues and needs. Read on...
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    City Adopts ‘Good Neighbor Ordinance’

    On Tuesday, May 11 City Council took the final vote on what is being called the “Good Neighbor Ordinance.” The ordinance will take effect June 15. Read for more information. Read on...
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