News Flash

Posted on: October 12, 2020

City Manager's Report

City Managers Report

The City Manager provides an update twice a month to Council and residents 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 everyone to find and read by...

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Fredericksburg News
Posted on: November 27, 2023

City of Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg EDA, and UMW Athletics partner on Sports Tourism

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The City of Fredericksburg (City), the Fredericksburg Economic Development Authority (EDA) and the University of Mary Washington’s (UMW) Athletics Department are partnering to bring in more sports tourism events and drive room nights to city hotels.&n...

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Posted on: November 7, 2023

Leaf collection program continues

Leaf newsflash

Be advised that the new large truck will pass by through your neighborhood first, but collection is no completed until the ground crew passes through the section. Leaves must be at the curb/utility strip/edge of pavement.  The vacuum will not go ...

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Leaf Collection Schedule Fredericksburg News
Posted on: October 20, 2023

Update on the Renwick Complex Working Group

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A group of local leaders tasked with planning for the next chapter of the City’s historic Renwick complex has now met three times as it works toward a December recommendation. The Renwick Complex Working Group was created by action of Fredericks...

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Posted on: June 12, 2023

Join Team FXBG

City Job Opportunities newsflash

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!

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Posted on: July 25, 2023

Council Priorities - Phase Four

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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.   

As most will recall, i...

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Posted on: October 12, 2023

Join a Board or Commission in the City of Fredericksburg and help serve your community.

Boards and Commissions newsflash

If you are interested in becoming more active in the government of your city, you might consider a position on a board or commission. Citizens are appointed by the Fredericksburg City Council to serve a limited number of two- to five-year terms. ...
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Posted on: October 23, 2023

Community Planning and Building's New Citizen Access Portal (CAP)

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The City of Fredericksburg Department of Community Planning & Building has a new permitting application system. The CP&B Department has limited in person public hours: Monday, October 23 – Friday, October 27, 8am–12pm and closed from 12pm–4:30pm.

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Posted on: October 20, 2023

New Carts for City Trash Customers

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Updated October 30, 2023

NOTICE: The vendor who is delivering the new trash carts is moving so quickly that most carts will be delivered to City trash customers by November 2, 2023. Customers are asked to move your new cart off the curb now. &...

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Posted on: October 17, 2023

Fredericksburg’s Civil Rights Trail Awarded “Shining Example Partnership”

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The City of Fredericksburg’s new Civil Rights Trail was recognized as “The Shining Example Partnership” for effective partnerships within the tourism industry by the Southeast Tourism Society on October 3rd in Jackson, MS. 

The Fredericksburg Civi...

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Posted on: October 12, 2023

Event Permits in the City

Reminder about Event Permits newsflash

Are you planning to use one of the City’s parks or public spaces for an event or gathering? Please remember to file for a permit. Our Event Applications are a streamlined approach to gather information about your event and to help you navigate the City’s ...
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Plan an Event, Applications and more... Fredericksburg News
Posted on: August 23, 2023

Building a Memorial on the Auction Block Site

Memorial at Auction Block Site newsflash

Public Input Sought on Proposed Plan

Dr. Gaila Sims, Curator of African American History and Special Projects at the Fredericksburg Area Museum (FAM), presented a proposed plan to City Council for the former site of the Auction Block at the corner of Willi...

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Posted on: September 22, 2023

Street rehabilitation program began September 25

Asphalt Public Works newsflash

The City's FY24 Asphalt and Concrete Rehabilitation Program is set to begin on Monday, September 25. The program consists of milling and asphalt resurfacing on some streets, while other streets require complete reconstruction to provide for an ad...

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Posted on: September 22, 2023

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

VRPS Awards 2023 newsflash

The City of Fredericksburg’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Events was recognized in five areas of excellence at a statewide awards ceremony last week. Over 400 delegates, exhibitors, speakers, and volunteers from around the state gathered at the 70t...

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Posted on: September 15, 2023

City of Fredericksburg Continues Focus on Community and School Safety

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Updated: September 15, 2023

FXBG Steering Committee on Teenage Violence Meets to Discuss Critical Community Issues

Members of the FXBG Steering Committee on Teenage Violence met August 28 as part of the group’s continued mission to addres...

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Posted on: August 29, 2023

Riverfront Park Improvements Planned this Fall

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The City’s planned improvements to Riverfront Park are continuing to move forward, with the public restrooms nearing the final planning stages.  The restrooms were originally planned to be open this summer, however, City staff and the design team...

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Posted on: August 25, 2023

Updated Schedule of Lane Closures at Fredericksburg VRE Train Bridges

VRE-bridge-newsflash

The contractor for VRE’s rehabilitation project has been working on bridge repairs at the Fredericksburg Train Station. They have determined that the amount of work on the bridge structures is more than the initial scope. To maintain timely completion of ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2023

Transportation Options for Commuting Residents

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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. Did you know that there are hundreds of vanpools, established carpools and...

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Posted on: June 7, 2023

CALEA Accreditation Public Comment

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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...

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Posted on: March 14, 2023

FY 2024 Budget

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The approved budget began on July 1, 2023. 

Please see the Transmittal Letter for a concise overview.

The FY 2024 Budget anticipates continued positive growth in revenues. The local and regional economy has remained resilient despite infla...

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FY 2024 Budget Fredericksburg News
Posted on: March 15, 2021

CSX Community Updates

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Members of City Council, City Staff, and CSX representatives continue to meet, engage, and work together in order to educate, inform, and provide solutions where possible to address neighboring community issues and needs. The impacts of having a rail prov...

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