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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Broadband Survey

The City is seeking feedback on how, where and why our citizens and businesses use the internet. City Council has established a priority to create more focus on broadband and to strive to be the fastest City in Virginia for broadband.  To furthe...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Budget Public Hearing

Council will hold several FY19 Budget Work Sessions on April 10, 17 and 24 and a Public Hearing on April 17.  The public is always invited and encouraged to attend these meetings.

Work Sessions April 10 at 5:30 p.m. April 17 at 5:30 p.m. Apri...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Upcoming City Election Information

Can't make it to the polls to vote in the May 1 City Election?  In person absentee voting is available at the Registrar's Office now or you may request an absentee ballot by mail. Please see link below for all the details. Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: March 27, 2018

Temporary Closure of Lansdowne Road Beginning April 9

Lansdowne Road will be temporarily closed to all traffic from April 9 - 27 to repair a sinkhole on the edge of the roadway.  The closure will occur midway between Tidewater Trail (at Route 2 and 17) and the CSX railroad crossing...Read on...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Draft Pathways Plan

On March 29, the City hosted a public forum at Dorothy Hart Community Center for the revised Pathways Plan (draft).  Here is the draft plan, as well as maps of the proposed bicycle/pedestrian facilities. A public commen...Read on...

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

City Manager Releases Recommended FY19 Budget

The Recommended Budget for FY 2019 is a balanced budget that represents a responsible spending plan, at the current tax and fee rates in the General Fund, for the upcoming fiscal year. Much work has gone into ensuring that this Recommendation is fiscally...

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Posted on: March 5, 2018

Annual Water Disinfection and Flushing Program Begins March 16

The annual program conducted will temporarily stop adding ammonia during the water treatment disinfection process to help ensure a high level of disinfection in our community's network of water mains. During this period, you may notice a change in the ta...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Council Priorities Third Quarterly Update

Staff recently updated Council on the progress of three year Priorities. 

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

City Hall Offices Now Open at 8:00am

Beginning January 1, City Hall offices are now open at 8am to better serve your needs.  Other departments within the City have varying office hours so be sure to check that department's page on our website for office hours. Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2017

Parking Action Plan Approved

At the August 8 meeting, City Council accepted the Parking Action Plan recently submitted to the City by Walker Parking Consultants and endorsed the City staff's recommended short-term (remainder of 2017) and mid-term (first half of 2018) strategy for the...Read on...

Parking Action Plan
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Slave Auction Block Discussion

It is often said that the City of Fredericksburg is a microcosm of the American story, the good and bad.  The city has an exceptional record/reputation in working through the most challenging chapters in our American history, especially in the la...Read on...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

Parking Lot 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...