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    Oath of Office Ceremony Held July 1st

    The event began with the Honorable Gordon F. Willis, Presiding Judge of Fredericksburg Circuit Court, swearing in Mary Katherine Greenlaw, Kerry P. Devine and Matthew J. Kelly... Read on...
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    City of Fredericksburg Committed to Continued Public Safety

    As organized protests continue to raise awareness about key issues in our community, the City of Fredericksburg remains committed to putting safety first while advancing important conversations and ensuring that all members of our community are respected. Read on...
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    Virginia's Phase Three Reopening

    On July 1, Virginia enters into Governor Northam's Phase Three plan which includes lifting many 50% capacity limitations on restaurants and retail establishments. Proactive steps need to be continued to limit the spread. Read on...
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    Adoption of Plan for Reform to Address Racial Inequality and Race Discrimination

    On June 23, Council approved the response and recovery plan in response to calls for reforms that lay out three phases of action with a proposed outcome of the adoption. Read on...
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    Ballpark Digest features Fredericksburg stadium

    BallparkDigest.com recently published a great article on the new Fredericksburg stadium. We invite you to read it here... Read on...
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    FY 2021 Budget

    On June 23, City Council met for the second and final reading of the FY21 operating and capital budgets which they passed unanimously. Read on...
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    Community Update

    Mayor Greenlaw and Councilwoman Devine met on June 15 and additional times with protest organizers to ensure continued dialogue. The Citizen Advisory Panel met on June 15 and is crafting next steps. City Council held a Special Meeting on June 18. Read on...
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    Message from the Mayor and City Council

    As the City Manager stated at the June 9 Council meeting, the community will receive a full and transparent accounting of the recent events in the City of Fredericksburg. The Police Department is currently performing a formal and intensive review. Read on...
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    Message from City Manager Timothy Baroody on the Curfew and Events of the Past Week

    I am pleased to announce the end of the nightly curfew in the City of Fredericksburg, effective immediately. After consulting with the Chief of Police, members of City Council, and the Police Department Citizen Advisory Panel, I signed a new... Read on...
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    Fredericksburg City Council Message to our Community

    City Council hereby resolves that: We join the community in condemning acts of violence by law enforcement against black people; We recognize that expression of public concern is the essence of democracy and a caring populace, and continue to support... Read on...
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    City of Fredericksburg Proceeds with Auction Block Relocation

    The City has removed the slave auction block on Friday, June 5th. It's a significant step in living Council’s directive to relocate the historic artifact, and work to tell a more complete history of Fredericksburg and its storied African American history. Read on...
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    Update on In-Person Court Proceedings and Face Coverings

    Effective June 22, a new order is in place transitioning in person court proceedings , social distancing and continuing face covering requirement. Read on...
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    Fredericksburg Farmers Market is now open

    Located in Hurkamp Park, 500 William Street. All shoppers are recommended to wear masks and gloves. Three entrances will be available to the market. Our vendors will be wearing masks/gloves and they will handle all produce Read on...
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    City’s Personal Property Tax Deadline Extended

    Fredericksburg City Council voted to extend the Personal Property Tax deadline from May 15 to July 15, 2020. The deadline for Real Estate bills was NOT extended, and were due to the Treasurer’s Office by May 15th. Read on...
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    S&P, Moody’s and Fitch affirm the City of Fredericksburg’s Outstanding Bond Ratings

    The City of Fredericksburg is pleased to announce that the three major bond rating agencies – Fitch, Moody’s, and Standard & Poor’s – all confirmed their current credit ratings for the City of Fredericksburg last week. The agencies were reviewiewing... Read on...
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    New 2020-2021 VRE Parking Decals

    VRE Parking Decals will go on sale effective April 1, 2020, through the Treasurer’s Office. This decal allows you preferred parking in the City Residents Only lot at the VRE Station. Your current decal is good through midnight, May 15. Read on...
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    Wipes Clog Pipes

    Please only flush toilet paper down pipes, no other wipes, or even paper towels. "Flushable" wipes can still cause problems in sewer systems because they do not disintegrate quick enough. Read on...
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    Riverfront Park Construction Begins

    The construction of the Riverfront Park has begun. Last November, City Council awarded a contract for construction of the park to Athena Construction of Triangle, Virginia. Read on...
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    Upper Caroline Street Sanitary Sewer Replacement Project

    Work continues on the replacement of the sanitary sewer interceptor system in the upper Caroline Street corridor. Caroline St remains closed to thru traffic between Progress St and Freedom Lane. Read on...
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    Work Zone and Traffic Patterns at Liberty Place Project

    Motorists are advised of work zones and traffic pattern changes in the 600 block of William Street (between Douglas and Winchester Streets) associated with construction of the new Liberty Place development. Read on...
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    City Council 2036 Vision: January Quarterly Priorities Update

    The Mayor and City Council have recently received the January 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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  1. Oath of Office Ceremony Held July 1st

    The event began with the Honorable Gordon F. Willis, Presiding Judge of Fredericksburg Circuit Court, swearing in Mary Katherine Greenlaw, Kerry P. Devine and Matthew J. Kelly... Read on...
  2. City of Fredericksburg Committed to Continued Public Safety

    As organized protests continue to raise awareness about key issues in our community, the City of Fredericksburg remains committed to putting safety first while advancing important conversations and ensuring that all members of our community are respected. Read on...
  3. Virginia's Phase Three Reopening

    On July 1, Virginia enters into Governor Northam's Phase Three plan which includes lifting many 50% capacity limitations on restaurants and retail establishments. Proactive steps need to be continued to limit the spread. Read on...
  4. Adoption of Plan for Reform to Address Racial Inequality and Race Discrimination

    On June 23, Council approved the response and recovery plan in response to calls for reforms that lay out three phases of action with a proposed outcome of the adoption. Read on...
  5. Ballpark Digest features Fredericksburg stadium

    BallparkDigest.com recently published a great article on the new Fredericksburg stadium. We invite you to read it here... Read on...
  6. FY 2021 Budget

    On June 23, City Council met for the second and final reading of the FY21 operating and capital budgets which they passed unanimously. Read on...
  7. Community Update

    Mayor Greenlaw and Councilwoman Devine met on June 15 and additional times with protest organizers to ensure continued dialogue. The Citizen Advisory Panel met on June 15 and is crafting next steps. City Council held a Special Meeting on June 18. Read on...
  8. Message from the Mayor and City Council

    As the City Manager stated at the June 9 Council meeting, the community will receive a full and transparent accounting of the recent events in the City of Fredericksburg. The Police Department is currently performing a formal and intensive review. Read on...