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    Christmas Parade Information

    It's almost time for Fredericksburg's biggest and most favorite event of the year! Join us this Saturday for the Christmas Parade starting at 5:30pm. Pay close attention to posted signs. Read on...
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    After-Hour Parking Permit Clinics

    Is your City Parking Permit expiring in December? The Fredericksburg Police Records Office will offer after-hour Parking Permit Clinics on the following dates/times to accommodate City residents who have parking permits that expire in December 2019. Read on...
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    Downtown Pedestrian Safety

    Several pedestrian safety initiatives have been implemented over the last few years to include the installation of mid-street Yield to Pedestrian signs across the City, painting highly visible "ladder" crosswalks, and the addition of... Read on...
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    Findings on the redevelopment of the Renwick buildings

    The City conducted a public forum on the adaptive reuse of the Renwick Courthouse, old jail and Wallace Library on November 7, 2019. Over eighty people attended, many of whom participated in a guided tour of the three buildings prior to the forum. Read on...
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    Parking Lot Project Highlights UMW, City Partnership

    A ribbon cutting was held Friday, November 22 for a newly expanded parking lot at UMW’s Battlefield Athletic Complex. This project illustrates a concerted effort by the University and City of Fredericksburg to work collaboratively on community issues. Read on...
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    One Way Traffic on George Street

    Starting Thursday, November 21, George Street will be restricted to one-way westbound traffic between Sophia Street and Caroline Street. Street parking will also be prohibited in the 100 block of George Street. This work is expected to take up to 60 days Read on...
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    City Council 2036 Vision: October Quarterly Priorities Update

    The Mayor and City Council have recently received an October quarterly update on the Council Priorities for FY 2019-2021 under the categories of the eight desired future states. These Priorities are meant to advance toward Council’s 2036 Vision... Read on...
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    Analysis of Impediments Survey

    We are committed to creating an environment of fair and equal housing for everyone. We are asking for help from residents to learn more about possible discrimination within the city. Community Planning and Building has released a survey about Fair Housing Read on...
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    Fall Leaf Collection Begins in the City

    Leaf collection operations are set to begin now through December 31st, on a rotating service schedule. The Public Works Department will vacuum unbagged leaves placed near the street by residents. Please see our collection schedule and tips... Read on...
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    City Real Estate Reassessment Work Underway

    Field Work to inspect properties by contractor began in July 2019. The General Property Reassessment, as required by State Law, is scheduled for the City, effective July 1, 2020. The last reassessment in the City of ... Read on...
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    City Plans Marketing Campaign Ahead of Chatham Bridge Closure

    The City is committing funding and resources for a locally oriented marketing and social media campaign letting people know that downtown Fredericksburg is open for business as usual during the planned Chatham Bridge closure. Read on...
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    Link Multiple Utility Billing Accounts

    On September 14th, the City upgraded our New Utility Billing System Munis Self Service online payment portal. This upgrade provides our customers with the ability to link multiple Utility Billing accounts to your user ID Read on...
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    Complete Count Committee for 2020 Census

    The first meeting of the Complete Count Committee is set for Monday September 16 at the Dorothy Hart Community Center from 7-8pm. Any and all residents and stakeholders who represent an important voice in our community and can help spread the word... Read on...
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    Fredericksburg Baseball hits a “fredanthropic” home run

    The baseball team is the City of Fredericksburg’s final Fredanthropist participant. When word of the City of Fredericksburg’s Fredanthropist program began circulating, it caught the eye of two of Fredericksburg Baseball’s principals... Read on...
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    Unsheltered Homelessness Initiative Pilot Meets Year-One Target

    The City of Fredericksburg, Mary Washington Healthcare, and the Fredericksburg Regional Continuum of Care are excited to report that the Unsheltered Homelessness Initiative pilot has met its year-one target of helping unsheltered households into homes. Read on...
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    Landfill Fee Increase

    Notice for those who dispose of trash at the Belman Convenience Center & Eskimo Hill Landfill – As of July 1, 2019 the following increases are in effect: Annual passes will increase from $100 to $120; Coupon books will increase from $30 to $40... Read on...
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    Braehead Woods Neighborhood Information

    FAQ's and supporting documents from 1963-1988 provided on zoning, permit processing and stormwater drainage. Read on...
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    Fredericksburg Technology Zone companies meet performance thresholds

    First-year results are positive for Fredericksburg’s three Technology Zone companies operating under a five-year performance agreement with the City. QRC Technologies, IST Research and ILM Corporation have been meeting performance agreements Read on...
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    Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Archaeological Resources in Fredericksburg, VA

    Understanding the value of our buried history with a new interactive story map. It is a resource for those seeking to understand the value of our buried history and the City’s plan to protect these finite historic resources. Read on...
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    Fredericksburg City Council Sets Highly Competitive Tax Rate for Data Centers

    The City of Fredericksburg’s pursuit of data centers took a significant step forward Tuesday night when its City Council voted unanimously to set a highly competitive tax rate for that business category. Read on...
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