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Posted on: April 16, 2021

City Council and School Board contests to be held on November 2, 2021

Election Update

Ordinance No. 21-04 was passed on April 13, 2021 by the Fredericksburg City Council. This ordinance moves the City Council and School Board elections from May even years to November odd years. The immediate impact of this legislation is that all ward spec...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Planning an Event or Gathering?

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Warmer weather is here. Are you planning to use one of the City’s parks or public spaces for an event or gathering? Remember to file for a permit. Get information, download permit forms and learn more

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

City Manager's Recommended Budget for FY 2022

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The City Manager's Recommended Operating and Capital Budget and comments are available for review from the link below.   This year’s budget meetings will be held electronically due to COVID-19 and they will be live streamed and recorded for playb...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Expanded COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

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The Rappahannock Area Health District (RAHD) has expanded COVID-19 vaccination efforts to Phase 2 beginning April 9. All individuals age 16 and over in the City of Fredericksburg, Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford Counties are eligible to ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

CSX Community Update

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Updated April 2: 

The City of Fredericksburg again met with CSX representatives and Mayfield Civic Association representatives on March 19, 2021.  The City asked that CSX offer a written update to the community monthly moving forward, and...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Pinwheels for Prevention

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month!

Look for Pinwheel Gardens around the City as a part of the Pinwheels for Prevention Project 

Prevent Child Abuse America launched the national Pinwheels for Prevention® campaign in April of 2008. Since...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Ask the Mayor - Episode 19

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Fredericksburg Mayor Mary Katherine Greenlaw talks with Mary Washington Healthcare President and CEO Dr. Michael McDermott about the healthcare system’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We invite you to watch this episode and then to learn more about ho...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Seeking Applicants for Boards and Commissions

Serve on a Board or Commission

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:

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Nominations for City Wall of Honor 2021

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The Fredericksburg Memorials Advisory Commission is seeking nominations to the city Wall of Honor for 2021. The Wall of Honor recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the welfare of the city and the betterment of society. Nominees must ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

City Manager's Report

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The City Manager provides an update twice a month to Council and citizens on important topics and events.  This update is a part of the regular Council Agenda for the Council Meeting but we hope to make it easier for citizens to find and read by ...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Clean and Green Commission Sustainability Award

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The City's Clean & Green Commission will begin to recognize City businesses that commit to adopting environmentally sustainable practices in their operations. The Commission’s Sustainability Award will be issued annually to businesses meeting the criteria

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Racial Equity Plan Update

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On Tuesday, March 9, 2021, Angela Freeman, the City’s outgoing Diversity, Equity and Economic Advancement Officer provided her final update on Phase 1 of City staff’s Racial Equity Plan, which is available for public review here. Watch the full council me...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Changing Traffic Patterns at Lafayette Blvd & Blue/Gray Parkway

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Reconstruction of Lafayette Blvd to include a new roundabout to service the Telegraph Hill developments will affect area motorists beginning March 8th. Motorists accessing southbound Lafayette Blvd from westbound Blue Gray Parkway will need to pay close a...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

City Transportation responsibilities shift to Ms. Jamie Jackson

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City Manager Tim Baroody announced today that FRED Transit Director Jamie Jackson will assume additional leadership responsibilities for transportation issues previously held by the City’s Transportation Administrator.   Ms. Jackson wil...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

City & Schools Plan for Energy Performance Services Contract

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A significant step towards living Council’s goal of 100% renewable energy by 2035

The City of Fredericksburg Government and City Schools Administration held a meeting with Virginia state officials and private vendors on Thursday, February 4th in ...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Phase Two Final Report of Progress and Action on Priorities

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City Council received the Phase Two Final Report of Progress and Action on their Priorities for 2018-2020 at their December 11-12, 2020 Special Budget and Financial Work Session.  

As most will recall, in 2016 the Fredericksburg ...

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