1. Employee Appreciation Day

    City Offices Closed for Employee Appreciation Day - July 30

    City offices will be closed on Friday, July 30 in observation of the day Council recently approved for showing their appreciation to employees. Public safety and trash services will be operating on their regular schedules. Read on...
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    City Views Episode 2 - Development Review Process

    Join Chuck Johnston and Marne Sherman as they talk about the development review process here in the City of Fredericksburg. This development review deals with primarily subdivision and site plan review. Two recent major site plans are Liberty Place and Read on...
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    Fredericksburg’s newest park expected to open late summer

    After more than a decade of planning, land acquisition and design work, the City’s newest park is nearing completion. A phased opening is expected to begin late this summer. It will be a significant, nearly 4-acre, public space with direct river access. Read on...
  4. Restaurant Week

    Restaurant Week July 23 through August 1

    Mark your calendars for the tastiest week of summer, because Fredericksburg's Summer Restaurant Week returns July 23 through August 1. All week long enjoy your long-time favorite restaurants or discover something new while supporting local businesses. Read on...
  5. Register for school

    New Student Registration by August 3rd

    City Residents - Make sure your new student is registered for the 2021-2022 school year. All registration paperwork MUST be complete by August 3, 2021 in order to start school on time on August 10. City Schools are hosting K-12 Registration Drive Throughs Additional Info...
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    Solarize Fredericksburg

    Fredericksburg Clean & Green Commission's Solarize Fredericksburg campaign is happening now. It can help you reduce the cost and complexity of going solar by providing a one-stop shop for education and installation. Read on...
  7. Sidewalk cafe permits

    ADA Compliance: Sidewalk Café Permits

    The City of Fredericksburg staff goes to great lengths to ensure American Disabilities Act compliance, even during a national crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic. Sidewalk café permits issued during the public health crisis were contingent on ADA compliance Read on...
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    City and FAM partnership: Curator of African American History and Special Projects

    As part of an initiative to tell a more complete story of Fredericksburg’s diverse community and history, the City and the Fredericksburg Area Museum have partnered to create a new position, the Curator of African American History and Special Projects. Read on...
  9. fxbg green newsflash

    City Advances Several Environmental Initiatives

    City Council advances on pursuit of 2035 sustainability goals with recent budget actions by funding a new Environmental Sustainability Coordinator, purchasing new Police hybrid vehicles, and supporting an Energy Services Contract for government buildings. Read on...
  10. 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...
  11. No Wipes in the Pipes (2)

    No Wipes in the Pipes!

    Public Works reminds everyone that they should not flush wipes, rags, paper towels, or other products down the toilet - only toilet paper! Utility staff has responded to several sewer clogs caused by wipes and rags within the City’s public sewer system. Read on...
  12. Serve on a Board or Commission

    Now Seeking Citizens Who Wish to Serve

    Are you a city resident? Passionate about your community? Serving on a board or commission can be an excellent way to shape government initiatives in your community. The City is currently seeking applicants for the following boards and commissions... Read on...
  13. Fireworks newsflash

    FredNats Fireworks Schedule Announced

    The Fredericksburg Nationals Baseball Team will be displaying fireworks at the FredNats ballpark at the conclusion of their home games: May 14, May 21, June 4, June 18, July 2, July 4, July 9, July 30, August 13, August 27, and September 17. Read on...
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    CSX Community Update

    The City asked that CSX offer a written update to the community monthly and the June 2021 update is now available. Members of City Council and Staff met with CSX representatives and Mayfield Civic Association representatives on March 19, 2021. Read on...
  15. Utility Bills Newsflash

    CARES Utility Relief Funds for Water and Wastewater Service

    City water and sewer customers may have an opportunity for funding from the CARES Act. Customers must be affected by the global pandemic and have accounts in arrears greater than 30 days to be eligible for this opportunity. Read on...
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    City Adopts ‘Good Neighbor Ordinance’

    On Tuesday, May 11 City Council took the final vote on what is being called the “Good Neighbor Ordinance.” The ordinance will take effect June 15. Read for more information. Read on...
  17. Reminder about Event Permits Copy

    Planning an Event or Gathering?

    Warmer weather is here. Are you planning to use one of the City’s parks or public spaces for an event or gathering? Remember to file for a permit. Get information, download permit forms and learn more Additional Info...
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    Fredericksburg Police Department Update on PERF Recommendations

    Fredericksburg Police Chief Layton provided a final report on the demonstrations of May 31, 2020 - June 2, 2020 to City Council at last night's meeting. Read the report and watch the video here. Read on...
  19. Budget Recommended FY22 Newsflash Copy

    City Manager's Recommended Budget for FY 2022

    The FY 2022 Recommended Operating and Capital Budget is available for review. Additional budget information/presentations from work sessions is included. The second reading on budget items will be held May 11 at 3 pm Read on...
  20. Jackson-Transit-Director

    City Transportation responsibilities shift to Ms. Jamie Jackson

    City Manager announced today that FRED Transit Director Jamie Jackson will assume additional leadership responsibilities for transportation issues previously held by the City’s Transportation Administrator. Read on...
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