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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Memorial Day Refuse and Recycling Schedule Change

Monday's refuse and recycling collection will be delayed until Tuesday. No other schedule changes will occur. All services normally occurring Tuesday-Friday will occur on the regular day.

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

June 13 Election Primary Information

May 22 was the deadline to register to vote for the June 13 Primary Election.  The Ward 3 polling location has relocated from Walker-Grant Middle School to Lafayette Upper Elementary School located at 3 Learning Lane.  The June Primary ...Read on... Additional Info...
Posted on: May 15, 2017

Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan developed by the George Washington Regional Commission is open to public comment. The Commission serves the localities of Caroline, Fredericksburg, King George, Spotsylvania, and Stafford. The plan is a five ye...Read on...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Draft Parking Action Plan

The Parking Task Force (Vice Mayor Withers, Councilor Duffy, Rick Pierce - UMW, D.D. Lecky – Main Street, Joe Wilson and Bill Beck – EDA) and City staff have been working since last Fall to listen to the community, understand our parki...Read on...

Draft Action Plan
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Classification and Compensation Study

Over the past several months Evergreen Solutions has been performing a classification and compensation study for the City of Fredericksburg to help ensure its competitiveness in the job market.  The results of this study provide the City with its...Read on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

FY18 Budget Adopted

On May 9, the Council adopted the FY18 Budget.  The transmittal letter and overview give the best details on the budget.  Very few changes were made from the Recommended Budget. Please see link below for budget details. 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: March 23, 2017

Neighborhood Small Area Plans Recommendations

Two public information meetings were held in April on the first two Small Area Plans for the City.  At these meetings, City planning staff presented the recommendations for these plans.  The City Council and City Planning Commission will...Read on...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

City Springs Into Social Media

The City has launched a new presence on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @FxbgGov to bring together more information for citizens to stay engaged with local government issues. Once our new Facebook page reaches 1,000 "likes", we will be giving aw...Read on...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Annual Water Disinfection and Flushing Program Begins

The City will temporarily stop adding ammonia during the water treatment disinfection process beginning March 17.  The purpose of this temporary change in process is to ensure high level of disinfection in our community's water mains. Flushing of...Read on...

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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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