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Posted on: July 29, 2021

City Offices Closed for Employee Appreciation Day - July 30

Employee Appreciation Day

City Government offices will be closed on Friday, July 30, in observation of Employee Appreciation Day. City Council recognized City employees with this day in appreciation and recognition of the unprecedented working circumstances during the COVID-19 pub...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: July 27, 2021

City Views Episode 2 - Development Review Process

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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 Pl...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Fredericksburg’s newest park expected to open late summer

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July 26, 2021 - Regarding the Free Lance-Star's recent editorial, please see below for more clarity:

  • Restrooms cannot be built until new FEMA maps are adopted (expected next year).  For now a public restroom is 440 feet away at the Visito...
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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Restaurant Week July 23 through August 1

Restaurant Week

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 businesses ...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: July 22, 2021

New Student Registration by August 3rd

Register for school

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

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Solarize Fredericksburg

Energy-Performance-Services

Fredericksburg Clean & Green Commission in partnership with LEAP launches Solarize Fredericksburg to make residential solar more accessible to homeowners in the Fredericksburg Region

Fredericksburg, Virginia  The Solarize F...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: July 16, 2021

ADA Compliance: Sidewalk Café Permits

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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...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: July 14, 2021

City and FAM partnership: Curator of African American History and Special Projects

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As part of an initiative to tell a more complete story of Fredericksburg’s diverse community and history, the City of Fredericksburg and the Fredericksburg Area Museum (FAM) have partnered to create a new FAM staff position, the Curator of Afric...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: June 30, 2021

City Advances Several Environmental Initiatives

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Recent Budget Actions Advance Council’s goal of 100% renewable energy by 2035

The City Council advances on pursuit of 2035 sustainability goals with recent budget actions by funding a new Environmental Sustainability Coordinator, purchasing new Police hybr...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

City Manager's Report

City Managers Report

The City Manager provides an update twice a month to Council and citizens on important topics and events.  This update is a part of the regular Council Agenda for the Council Meeting but we hope to make it easier for citizens to find and read by ...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: June 3, 2021

No Wipes in the Pipes!

No Wipes in the Pipes (2)

The Fredericksburg Public Works Department reminds everyone that they should not flush wipes, rags, paper towels, or other products down the toilet; NO wipes in the pipes! Only toilet paper! 

This reminder can help prevent home plumbing problems a...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Now Seeking Citizens Who Wish to Serve

Serve on a Board or Commission

Board and Commission Openings – 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 th...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

FredNats Fireworks Schedule Announced

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

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: March 15, 2021

CSX Community Update

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Updated July 23: 

Members of City Council and Staff met with CSX representatives and Mayfield Civic Association representatives most recently on March 19, 2021.  The City asked that CSX offer a written update to the community monthly movi...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

CARES Utility Relief Funds for Water and Wastewater Service

Utility Bills Newsflash

CARES Utility Relief Funds for Water and Wastewater Service Billed by the City of Fredericksburg

City water and sewer customers may have an opportunity for funding from the CARES Act.  Customers must be affected by the global pandemic and...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

City Adopts ‘Good Neighbor Ordinance’

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The City of Fredericksburg has adopted an updated ordinance dedicated to the pursuit of being a good neighbor.

On Tuesday, April 27th, Fredericksburg City Council took the first of two votes on what is being called the “Good Neighbor Ordinance.” The second...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Planning an Event or Gathering?

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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

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Fredericksburg Police Department Update on PERF Recommendations

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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 on April 27. Read the report here and watch the video presentation below:

Fredericksburg Police Departme...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

City Manager's Recommended Budget for FY 2022

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The City Manager's Recommended Operating and Capital Budget and comments are available for review from the link below.   This year’s budget meetings will be held electronically due to COVID-19 and they will be live streamed and recorded for playb...

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FY 2022 Recommended Budget Fredericksburg News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

City Transportation responsibilities shift to Ms. Jamie Jackson

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

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