May 11, 2012 by FofFC
Filed under Frederick, Keller Farm, Municipal Growth Element, Municipal Growth: addressing the hidden costs of sprawl in New Market, Police, Fire and Rescue, Public Health, Roads, Schools, Share your Opinion on Policy, Sign a Petition, Water and Sewer
Click here to read background information on the Keller Farm annexation and development plans.
July 23, 2011 by FofFC
Filed under Government Affairs: budget, privatization, land use policies, Press and Media, Sign a Petition, Spread the Word!
Information on privatization rally last week and what’s up for this week.
June 4, 2010 by FofFC
Filed under Addressing the "Northern Annexations" and Development Plans, Frederick, Municipal Growth: addressing the hidden costs of sprawl in New Market, Press and Media, Sign a Petition, Spread the Word!, Volunteer
Download the Deannexation Petition for Referendum Here!
Citizens Call For a Charter Amendment to Halt Costly Sprawl Development Along our National Scenic Byway
May 19, 2010 by FofFC
Filed under Crumland Farm, Frederick City, Frederick, Growing Smart with Adequate Public Services, Municipal Growth: addressing the hidden costs of sprawl in New Market, Our Campaigns, Police, Fire and Rescue, Public Health, Public Meetings and Workshops, Roads, Schools, Sign a Petition, Spread the Word!, Thatcher Farm, Frederick City, Volunteer, Water and Sewer
Friends of Frederick County launches a petition drive for a charter amendment to change the boundaries of the City of Frederick, MD to exclude the Crum and Thatcher properties.
FoFC Takes a Look at Residential Growth in Frederick County and how it has impacted Taxes, Schools and Roads
As a volunteer for the referendum on the recent Frederick city annexations I wish to share a few thoughts with my fellow residents. At least 70 percent of our city voters oppose the proposed development despite the unmatched campaign by the current and former city officials aiming to change our mind.
Residents of Frederick and Frederick County are out in droves collecting signatures to take the Thatcher, Crum and Summers Farm annexation agreements to referendum so that city residents can have the final say. Maryland State Highway Administration, Maryland Department of Planning and the Board of Frederick County Commissioners have advised against these agreements that will [...]
October 18, 2009 Dear Annexation Referendum Volunteers, Supporters and Friends, On behalf of Friends and Frederick County, I would like thank everyone who brought their energy, spirit and dedication to this burst of grassroots movement for a petition drive to bring the issue of annexation to a citizen vote. As I write this letter, unpaid [...]
Monrovia Residents express strong concern that the Monrovia Town Center Planned Unit Development is contrary to the goals of the County’s Growth Management Initiative and would overwhelm the infrastructure and destroy the rural and historic character of their community. Over 200 citizens signed the letter to the Board of County Commissioners in strong support of [...]
September 11, 2009 by FofFC
Filed under Crumland Farm, Frederick City, Frederick, Municipal Growth: addressing the hidden costs of sprawl in New Market, Press and Media, Sign a Petition, Spread the Word!, Summers Farm, Frederick City, Thatcher Farm, Frederick City
It didn’t take long for the opponents of the recent annexations by the City of Frederick to get mobilized. There appear to be several possible avenues for local government to pursue in an attempt to nullify the annexations, but a separate grass-roots movement has already sprung into action with the same goal in mind. Opponents [...]