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The Frederick County Division of Fire and Rescue Services will offer a 25-person recruit class this fall, and firefighters who qualify will receive a pay raise on Jan. 1.

After a negotiated agreement between the county and the career firefighters union fell apart following an unfavorable vote from the union, County Exec...

In the final episode of our Frederick Uncut interview series with county executive candidates, the incumbent, Jan Gardner (D), shared highlights from her first term and made the case for a second.

“We need that leadership to extend over time, and that’s why I really believe that we need another term of pragmatic, sens...

County Executive Jan Gardner (D) is a candidate for Frederick County executive.
The primary election is June 26.

Why are you running for office?

I am running to deliver exceptional schools, safe communities, a thriving economy and a high quality of life. I pledge to hold the line on taxes, maintain our AAA bond rating...

Frederick County's emergency medical service providers were recognized with an award for excellence by a statewide EMS management agency this week.

The county's first responders were collectively named the EMS Agency of the Year by the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems — MIEMSS for short — at t...

April 20, 2018

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner announced 23 awards through the county’s Community Partnership Grant program for Fiscal Year 2019. She thanked the human service nonprofit agencies that help others reach their potential, and pointed out the impact that the partnerships create.

Grants will provide emergency shelter...

February 23, 2018

Community healthcare and public safety partners have joined with Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner  to announce the launch of a new Mobile Community Healthcare Program designed to better serve the health needs of residents and save the county money.

“I care deeply about the health and wellbeing of our citizens...

February 10, 2018

County Executive Jan Gardner is pleased to announce that all three major bond rating agencies have reaffirmed Frederick County Government’s AAA bond rating due to conservative and stable financial management and a prospering economy. AAA stable is the highest possible rating a county can receive.

"This is excellent news...

January 15, 2018

Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner today called on the County Council to restore the public process that has been used over the past three years so citizens can participate in an open and transparent government. She asked for public hearings to be held on two bills, which were tabled on Tuesday, that address infras...

January 1, 2018

Happy New Year!  2018 offers optimism, opportunities, and new experiences.  I wish you and your family peace, good health, and prosperity in 2018.

Everyone loves to save money!  We can celebrate that 2017 ended with some very good news for taxpayers.  The county saved an amazing $2.6 million by refinancing county b...

December 6, 2017

County Executive Jan Gardner announced that Frederick County Government received $2.6 million in savings on Wednesday in a refinancing of bond debt. The refinancing is over a million dollars more in savings than originally anticipated.

"As I said in my annual report, Frederick County’s strong financial outlook means re...

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