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.
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.
A coalition of residents of Monrovia, Maryland are working together to keep the nature of their community small and rural, in keeping with the Comprehensive Plan for Frederick County . They have formed a facebook page called Residents against Landsdale Expansion Monrovia, please post something of interest, sign their petition (go to the bottom of [...]
3:23:12 PART I Linowes PUD APPLICATION
Inconsistencies and Problems with the Landsdale PUD Phase I (non-age restricted) proposal and the Developers Rights and Responsibilities Agreement
Take a look at the Landsdale PUD Phase I Deficiencies.
FoFC asks state to calculate their share of costs for public services and facilities in Frederick County
Frederick News Post report: Group wants growth costs calculated
3-2012 Linowes and Blocher request that Frederick County lift the age restriction on 1100 family Lansdale development, Monrovia
Read the Lansdale PUD letter here.
Binding Developers Rights and Responsibilities Agreement (DRRA) up for consideration; no standards for school, road or emergency service adequacy
April 18, 2012 by FofFC
Filed under Government Affairs: budget, privatization, land use policies, Growing Smart with Adequate Public Services, Monrovia, Spread the Word!
Developers Rights and Responsibilities Agreement (DRRA) The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is in the process of rezoning up to 15,000 acres of farmland and open space in Frederick County for development. In the past when projects enter the development process Frederick County has relied on a local ordinance to help protect all citizens from [...]