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Copyright © Jan Gardner for Frederick County. All Rights Reserved.

By authority of Sharla Worley, Treasurer

P.O. Box 3183

Frederick, MD 21705

At Frederick County Government



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Unit Citation
Outstanding Public Schools
Emmes Corporation Opening
Emmitsburg Senior Center

Together, we have made

Frederick County proud!

Restored Trust and Honest Government
  • Adopted toughest Ethics Laws in the State. 

Outstanding Public Schools
  • Accelerated School Construction

  • Raised Teacher Salaries to have the best teachers in the classroom

  • Innovation in Education

    • LYNX, Linking Youth to New Experience

    • Pilot Program at Frederick HS

      • Flexibility in meeting graduation requirements through work, mentorships, and other experiences

Safe Communities
  • New pay scale for Sheriff Deputies and Corrections

  • Fire and EMS

    • Accreditation of Paramedic Training Program

    • SAFER Grant to hire firefighters for tactical staffing to keep employees safe and deliver
      more effective service

    • Added 75 firefighter positions

    • New Medic Pay Scale

  • 9-1-1 Communications
    • Improved Staffing

    • Advancing Next Generation 9-1-1

    • Re-located to Public Safety Training Center

Strong Fiscal Management: First AAA Bond Rating
  • Achieved first ever AAA bond rating from all three rating agencies resulting in millions of dollars of savings to taxpayers.

    • Saved $2.6 million refinancing existing debt


Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
  • Added over 5,500 net new jobs

  • Topped 100,000 jobs in the county
    for the first time

  • Created a Business and Industry Cabinet

  • Added an industrial and manufacturing tax credit and a small business tax credit

  • Created ROOT at 118 North Market St.

    • A unique collaboration of economic development, higher education, business and federal research partners along with a second business incubator focused on IT, technology and innovation.

    • A place where big ideas grow into jobs!

  • Saved Citizens and Montevue

    • keeping our promise to our seniors

  • Seniors First Initiative

    • New Senior Services Division

    • Expanding Meals on Wheels

Community Needs
  • Community Partnership Grants

    • Restored long-standing partnership with
      non-profit human service agencies

  • Heroin Consortium

    • Detox Center