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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Analysis of Impediments Survey

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Citizen Participation on Survey Needed

The City of Fredericksburg is committed to creating an environment of fair and equal housing for everyone. We are asking for help from residents to learn more about possible discrimination within the city. The City Co...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Fall Leaf Collection Begins in the City

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Leaf Collection operations are undertaken from approximately November 1 to approximately December 31 each year. Bad weather, especially snow, can make collection take longer.  See the Leaf Collection Schedule for November 4 - November 8 >&...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Survey to evaluate City's Emergency Fire and Medical Services

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The Fredericksburg Fire Department Needs Your Opinions on Emergency Fire and Medical Response in the City

Please take a minute or two to help the Fredericksburg Fire Department evaluate its operations as we set the future vision for emergency fire and medi...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Utility Water Bills Update

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Udpated Friday, October 18, 2019

The City’s Finance Department has analyzed water usage from the bill dated September 27, 2019 during the past two weeks. This analysis included a review of customer accounts and confirmation that the new billing s...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Corrected Personal Property Tax Bills

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The City of Fredericksburg Treasurer’s Office has prepared corrected personal property bills that will be mailed to taxpayers this week.

(Fredericksburg, VA) October 16, 2019 - The initial personal property tax bills that were received in...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

City Real Estate Reassessment Work Underway

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Field Work to inspect City properties by our hired contractor has begun. 

A General Property Reassessment, as required by State Law, is scheduled for the City of Fredericksburg, effective July 1, 2020.  The last reassessment in the City o...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

City Plans Marketing Campaign Ahead of Chatham Bridge Closure

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The City of Fredericksburg is committing funding and resources for a locally oriented marketing and social media campaign letting people know that downtown Fredericksburg is open for business as usual during the planned Chatham Bridge closure.

The City is ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Link Multiple Utility Billing Accounts

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On September 14th, the City upgraded our New Utility Billing System Munis Self Service online payment portal. This upgrade provides our customers with a new feature: the ability for you to link multiple Utility Billing accounts to your user ID for ease of...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Complete Count Committee for 2020 Census

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In April, the City Council resolved to support the 2020 Census effort by launching a Complete Count Committee (CCC). A CCC is a group of citizens and stakeholders organized with the purpose of ensuring all people are counted in the Census. The task of the...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Fredericksburg Baseball hits a “fredanthropic” home run

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The baseball team is the City of Fredericksburg’s final Fredanthropist participant.

When word of the City of Fredericksburg’s Fredanthropist program began circulating, it caught the eye of two of Fredericksburg Baseball’s prin...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Unsheltered Homelessness Initiative Pilot Meets Year-One Target

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The Fredericksburg Regional Continuum of Care’s (CoC) Unsheltered Homelessness Initiative aims to functionally end unsheltered homelessness. The CoC is the federally-mandated coalition responsible for planning and implementing homeless services ...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

City Council 2036 Vision: Phase Two Priorities

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The Mayor and City Council have recently adopted the updated Council Priorities for FY 2019-2021 as a three-year plan under the categories of the eight desired future states. These Priorities are meant to advance toward Council’s 2036 Vision for our city'...

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Landfill Fee Increase

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Notice for those who dispose of trash at the Belman Convenience Center & Eskimo Hill Landfill – As of July 1, 2019 the following increases are in effect:

  • Annual passes will increase from $100 to $120
  • Coupon books will increase from $30 to $40
  • P...
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Posted on: May 23, 2019

All 12 Fredanthropists now in place

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GeMROI, Team Pohanka the latest to join; final participant to be announced soon

The City of Fredericksburg needed 12 Fredanthropists to step up to meet the City’s financial needs for the construction of the roller-hockey rink at Dixon Park. Twelv...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Braehead Woods Neighborhood Information

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FAQ's and supporting documents from 1963-1988 provided on zoning, permit processing and stormwater drainage.

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

City Council Moves Forward on Auction Block Preservation, Interpretation

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On June 11, 2019, the City of Fredericksburg Council voted 6-1 in favor of moving the slave auction block from its current location at the corner of William and Charles Streets to the Fredericksburg Area Museum. This decision by Council followed the Inter...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

Fredericksburg Technology Zone companies meet performance thresholds

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First-year results are positive for Fredericksburg’s three Technology Zone companies operating under a five-year performance agreement with the City of Fredericksburg. QRC Technologies, IST Research and ILM Corporation have been successfully meeting perfo...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Archaeological Resources in Fredericksburg, VA

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Understanding the value of our buried history

A new and interactive story map entitled Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Archaeological Resources in Fredericksburg, Virginia has been launched by the City of Fredericksburg. It is a resource for those seeking to un...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Fredericksburg City Council Sets Highly Competitive Tax Rate for Data Centers

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The City of Fredericksburg’s pursuit of data centers took a significant step forward Tuesday night when its City Council voted unanimously to set a highly competitive tax rate for that business category.

Fredericksburg City Council on Tuesday too...

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Posted on: April 2, 2019

City Saves $1.8 Million by Reducing Energy Use in Buildings

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Over a twenty-year period the City of Fredericksburg saved $1,802,805 dollars and produced 25,590,190 lbs less greenhouse gases by reducing electricity and fossil fuel consumption in city government buildings. This environmental stewardship was first impl...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Farmers Markets are Open

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It's the beginning of summer, and what is more seasonal than the idea of fresh local produce in our downtown open air market? This year’s market at Hurkamp Park features 29 vendors selling competitively-priced vegetables and fruits, cut flowers,...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Chatham Bridge Repair

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The Virginia Department of Transportation is advancing the Chatham Bridge
Rehabilitation Project to start construction sooner than originally scheduled. This means that VDOT can open the improved bridge and pedestrian path to motorists, walkers, bicyclis...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Residents Guide

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Become acquainted with our community, get involved with your neighbors, and find resources to things you need in the Residents Guide.

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Stay Connected!

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Sign up for Notify Me®.

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Civic Involvement

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Learn more about the Fredericksburg City Council.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Help Keep Our City Safe

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Anyone can submit an anonymous tip to the Police Department online.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Request A Child ID Kit

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The Police Department offers Emergency Information Card kits to any citizen free of charge.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Request A Child ID Kit

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The Police Department offers Emergency Information Card kits to any citizen free of charge.

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Help Keep Our City Safe

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Anyone can submit an anonymous tip to the Police Department online.

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Children's Christmas Tree Lighting

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Children's Christmas Tree Lighting

Saturday, November 16 at 4:00pm 

Hurkamp Park, 500 William Street 

Free admission, public invited

Meet Santa and other holiday characters, make fun holiday crafts, experience live music and story-time and m...

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Posted on: October 17, 2019

Grandparents Holiday Dance

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Grandparents Holiday Dance 

Friday, December 6, 2019 at 6:30pm–8:30pm 

Ages 4 – 12 yrs. $6 per person. If space permits at the door: $8 per person.

Join us for our first Grandparents Holiday Dance! This is a fun way to a...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Mistletoe Market

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Mistletoe Market 

at the Fredericksburg Farmers Market

Saturday, December 7 at 9:0am - 1:00pm

Free admission, public invited

Gift your friends local arts and crafts, indulge on holiday goodies like hot cocoa, kettle corn, pies and breads, feed your f...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Fredericksburg Christmas Parade

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The Fredericksburg Christmas Parade is a favorite community tradition in downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia. The event’s mission is to provide a traditional community celebration with a focus on safety and accessibility. Each year the parade fill...

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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Cookies with Santa

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Cookies With Santa 

2 yrs-10 yrs 

Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 2:00pm-3:30pm 

$15 for City Residents and $20 for Non-City Residents

Held at the Dorothy Hart Community Center 

Christmas is near! It’s time to tell ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Sponsor our Sports Teams

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When you sponsor a sports team, everyone wins!

Businesses and organizations have the opportunity to sponsor a team in any of our sports. Team sponsorships can be obtained for a $325 investment.

Sponsors receive:

  • Organization logo or statement on team jerseys...
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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Instead of Raking this year, Leave the Leaves to improve your soil

Instead of looking at leaves as something to remove this year, think about retaining them on your site for a FREE way to improve your soil and add those added nutrients for your valued landscaping. Seems such a “waste” when you realize...

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Public Works
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Timely info about Bats: they can eat 8000 bugs A NIGHT!

Don't just think about bats at Halloween! They help us all year long, eating 6,000-8,000 insects a night. Provide a habitat and you can throw away the bug spray!

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