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    Special City Council Meeting

    City Council will hold a special meeting today at 10 a.m. to ratify Emergency Order #3 which extends the Fredericksburg curfew. It will be live streamed on Facebook and local cable channels. Read on...
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    State of emergency and citywide curfew through June 8

    Curfew has been extended as a temporary measure to protect the health and safety of people and property in the City. We have credible threats of violent or unlawful actions. We implore our residents to peacefully protest, but clear the streets by 8:30pm. Read on...
  3. City-Council-Message-to-our-Community

    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...
  4. Newflash-Coronavirus-Update

    COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

    As of noon June 3, in our immediate area there are now 1,646 positive cases in our Health District, Stafford has 738 cases, Spotsylvania 590, King George 70 and Caroline 76. Here in Fredericksburg the cases have increased to 172. Read on...
  5. June 23 Absentee voting

    Dual Primary Election on June 23

    Voting at-home via absentee ballot is available to all City Voters for the June 23, Democratic and Republican Primary. The last day to request a ballot is June 16. Read on...
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    City of Fredericksburg, EDA to explore business assistance programs

    The City and its Economic Development Authority will work with the local business community to establish additional business-assistance programs in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Read on...
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    Governor Northam’s Phase One Begins in the City of Fredericksburg

    Some Virginia businesses will be allowed to resume operations in a restricted and very limited manner today, including those in the City. This marks the start of Governor Northam’s Phase One loosening of some restrictions on business operations and civic Read on...
  8. FY21-Budget

    FY 2021 Recommended Budget Revisions

    On March 10 the City Manager's Recommended Budget was presented to Council. Revised recommendations are being presented to Council in upcoming meetings on June 9 and 23. Read on...
  9. Farmers-Market-opening

    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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    Child Abuse Prevention Month Extended

    Fredericksburg Social Services have officially extended Child Abuse Prevention “month” until the current Shelter in Place order is lifted by Governor Northam. If you are worried about a child, you can reach out (anonymously if you prefer) to someone who Read on...
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    Parks, Trails and Suggested Walks

    The Canal Path/Heritage Trail has been very busy these last few weeks. We have a NEW interactive map to help you find nearby hiking & walking trails (some are paved, some are not) located all over the City while keeping social distancing at the same time! Read on...
  14. Local-Business-Protective-Measures

    Guidance for Local Business on COVID-19 Protective Measures

    The City is offering guidance for workers and employers involved in retail operations that remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly those operations with high customer volumes and in critical sectors. This includes retail pharmacies and... Read on...
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    Order Transitioning to In-Person Court Proceedings

    All courts, may hear in-person proceedings effective May 18 through June 7, subject to prioritizing emergency matters. New social distancing practices will be in force. Read on...
  16. VRE-Parking-Decals

    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 Street is now detoured at Progress Street. 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. Special City Council Meeting

    City Council will hold a special meeting today at 10 a.m. to ratify Emergency Order #3 which extends the Fredericksburg curfew. It will be live streamed on Facebook and local cable channels. Read on...
  2. State of emergency and citywide curfew through June 8

    Curfew has been extended as a temporary measure to protect the health and safety of people and property in the City. We have credible threats of violent or unlawful actions. We implore our residents to peacefully protest, but clear the streets by 8:30pm. Read on...
  3. 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...
  4. COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

    As of noon June 3, in our immediate area there are now 1,646 positive cases in our Health District, Stafford has 738 cases, Spotsylvania 590, King George 70 and Caroline 76. Here in Fredericksburg the cases have increased to 172. Read on...
  5. Dual Primary Election on June 23

    Voting at-home via absentee ballot is available to all City Voters for the June 23, Democratic and Republican Primary. The last day to request a ballot is June 16. Read on...
  6. City of Fredericksburg, EDA to explore business assistance programs

    The City and its Economic Development Authority will work with the local business community to establish additional business-assistance programs in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Read on...
  7. Governor Northam’s Phase One Begins in the City of Fredericksburg

    Some Virginia businesses will be allowed to resume operations in a restricted and very limited manner today, including those in the City. This marks the start of Governor Northam’s Phase One loosening of some restrictions on business operations and civic Read on...
  8. FY 2021 Recommended Budget Revisions

    On March 10 the City Manager's Recommended Budget was presented to Council. Revised recommendations are being presented to Council in upcoming meetings on June 9 and 23. Read on...