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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Solar Eclipse

We are all looking forward to experiencing the solar eclipse on Monday.  We want this to be a fun and SAFE experience for all.  Please take some time to read the NASA link below and pay special attention to the How Can You See It?&nb...Read on...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Homelessness Community Challenge

The City Council is offering support to the Fredericksburg Regional Continuum of Care in organizing a Homelessness Community Challenge focused on further reducing homelessness in the region. The City hopes to work with a broad range of partners to reduce ...Read on...

Homelessness Presentation
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: 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 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: 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 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: 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: 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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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 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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