March 19, 2013 by FofFC
Filed under 2012 Rezoning, Changes in Comprehensive Zoning 2011, Monrovia, New Market, Preserving Farms and Open Space, Roads, Schools, Share your Opinion on Policy, Smith/Cline Farm in New Market, Spread the Word!, Urbana, Water and Sewer
The Frederick County Commissioners have approved or are discussing approval of over 7000 new dwellings, in many cases without appropriate plans for schools, roads, emergency services and other key infrastructure. We believe that our public officials should follow existing laws; in a growing number of cases that is not happening.
1/24/13 Frederick County has…”essentially violated the state’s new law aimed at limiting growth on septic systems…
January 24, 2013 by FofFC
Filed under Chesapeake Bay, Growing Smart with Adequate Public Services, Protecting Waterways, Solid Waste, Spread the Word!, Water and Sewer, Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP)
State says three counties flouting septic growth law Planning secretary says O’Malley administration “weighing options”
January 24, 2013 by FofFC
Filed under 2012 Rezoning, Addressing the "Northern Annexations" and Development Plans, Our Campaigns, Police, Fire and Rescue, Press and Media, Protecting Waterways, Roads, Schools, Spread the Word!, Water and Sewer
Gazette editorial published on Thursday, January 24, 2013
January 17, 2013 by FofFC
Filed under Changes in Comprehensive Zoning 2011, Monrovia, Preserving Farms and Open Space, Press and Media, Protecting Waterways, Roads, Schools, Share your Opinion on Policy, Spread the Word!, Water and Sewer
Monrovia Town Center protesters gather downtown Plan would put 1,510 houses, commercial development on hundreds of acres east of Ed McClain Road Originally published January 17, 2013By Patti S. Borda
Citizens are concerned. 1100 new homes, without warning, without discussion. One meeting called by the Monrovia Citizens Association (a group no one has heard about) was held 8 miles from Monrovia at Holly Hills Country Club.
Last week the Environmental Integrity Project released its report The Clean Water Act and the Chesapeake: Enforcement’s Critical Role in Restoring the Bay (December 2012) Appendix A in that report shows the Ballenger McKinney Waste Water Treatment Plant discharging 111,158 pounds of nitrogen each year over the permitted level. It is the worst offender in the entire [...]
November 13, 2012 by FofFC
Filed under 2012 Rezoning, Municipal Growth, Our Campaigns, Police, Fire and Rescue, Protecting Waterways, Public Health, Reading Material, Roads, Schools, Share your Opinion on Policy, Water and Sewer
Handouts to the elite development set Originally published November 11, 2012
10-25-12 Public Hearing with Board of Appeals on Grant County Mulch Processing in Buckeystown, read more!
Please attend the special hearing on: Thursday October 25th 7:00 PM 1st floor hearing room, Winchester Hall, 12 E Church Street, Frederick MD