1. Asphalt Public Works newsflash

    Street rehabilitation program begins September 25

    The City's FY24 Asphalt and Concrete Rehabilitation Program is set to begin September 25. VDOT paving project on Rt 1 and Rt 3 gets underway Wednesday September 27. The program consists of milling and asphalt resurfacing on some streets in the City... Read on...
  2. VRPS Awards 2023 newsflash

    Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation & Events wins big with five awards at VRPS State Conference

    The City’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Events was recognized in five areas of excellence at a statewide awards ceremony last week. Awards included "Best New Facility" for Riverfront Park, "Best New Program" for Rec2U Mobile Recreation and... Read on...
  3. Vote newsflash-1

    In-Person Absentee Voting (early voting) begins September 22

    Voting will take place in the Office of Voter Registration and Elections, 601 Caroline Street, Suite 500, Monday through Friday from 8:30am -4:30pm. Saturday voting will take place October 28th and November 4th 9am-5pm. Important dates... Read on...
  4. Memorial at Auction Block Site newsflash

    Building a Memorial on the Auction Block Site

    Public Input Sought on Proposed Plan. Dr. Gaila Sims, Curator of African American History and Special Projects at the Fredericksburg Area Museum (FAM) is presenting a proposed plan for the public to learn more on October 5 or watch a video recording Read on...
  5. For Publishing

    City of Fredericksburg Continues Focus on Community and School Safety

    Members of the FXBG Steering Committee on Teenage Violence met August 28 as part of the group’s continued mission to address safety concerns affecting the Fredericksburg community. The committee features more than 30 civic, education, and community Read on...
  6. area-5-newsflash

    Community Meeting on Area 5 University / Central Route 1 Small Area Plan

    There will be a community meeting on Thursday, November 16th as part of the Area 5 University / Central Route 1 Small Area Plan. The meeting will be held at 1701 College Avenue in the Chandler Ballroom from 5:30pm until 7:30pm. Read on...
  7. Planning Software Update

    Community Planning and Building New Application Processing Technology

    The Community Planning & Building Department is in the final phase of a new customer access portal scheduled to go live late October. Department will be closed to the public Thursdays 12:00pm-4:30pm; not be accepting applications during October 16-20 Read on...
  8. Riverfront-Park-entrance-newsflash

    Riverfront Park Improvements Planned this Fall

    The City’s planned improvements to Riverfront Park are continuing to move forward, with the public restrooms nearing the final planning stages. The restroom building has been fully funded, the design has received a Certificate of Appropriateness... Read on...
  9. VRE-bridge-newsflash

    Updated Schedule of Lane Closures at Fredericksburg VRE Train Bridges

    The contractor for VRE’s rehabilitation project has been working on bridge repairs at the Fredericksburg Train Station. They are completing the work for the southbound travel lane on Charles Street and will be moving to the northbound lane. Read on...
  10. City Job Opportunities newsflash

    Join Team FXBG

    The City of Fredericksburg Government is a place where our team is committed to serving a thriving and growing community. We're now hiring for Team FXBG members in several departments. Take a look at the opportunities, and benefits, of working with us! Read on...
  11. Property Maintenance Enforcement newsflash

    Property Maintenance Enforcement Actions

    Keeping Fredericksburg beautiful takes good neighbors. Community Planning and Building provides ongoing enforcement actions to enforce the City’s maintenance code and nuisance ordinance. They executed 736 enforcement actions in the past two years. Read on...
  12. GW Ride Conect Graphic

    Transportation Options for Commuting Residents

    If you sit in bumper-to-bumper traffic on I- 95 you may daydream of actually flying to work. Unrealistic solution, yes, but there are better ways to commute to work from our region. Read on...
  13. Priorities Phase 4 newsflash 1

    Council Priorities - Phase Four

    Staff has transmitted their progress report on the first quarterly update for Council Priorities Phase Four for 2023-2025 under the categories of the nine desired future states for Council’s 2036 Vision. Read on...
  14. Utility Bills Newsflash

    Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

    Need assistance paying your past due water bill? Virginia's Low Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) may be able to help! Applications are being accepted now to help Virginia residents pay their water and wastewater bills. Read on...
  15. CALEA-Public-Comment-newsflash

    CALEA Accreditation Public Comment

    Let CALEA know how the Fredericksburg Police Department is doing. The public portal aims to receive comments regarding an agency's compliance with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) standards, engagement in the service... Read on...
  16. Budget Recommended FY24 Newsflash image

    FY 2024 Budget

    The FY 2024 Budget began July 1 and anticipates continued positive growth in revenues. The budget reflects a $.03 real estate tax increase. Read on...
  17. Meeting-Railroad-Ave-newsflash

    CSX Community Updates

    The City is committed to continued engagement with CSX on impacts and issues as they work to address concerns, focus on safety, and improve the relationship between businesses and the communities they impact in Fredericksburg. Read on...
  18. City Managers Report

    City Manager's Report

    The City Manager provides an update twice a month to Council and citizens on important topics and events. Read on...
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