Wednesday, October 4, 2017

eNews for the City of Frederick, MD, October 2017

Here is the City of Frederick, MD's, eNewsletter for October 2017.   It is re-posted here by permission. If you have any questions or suggestions, direct them to Patti Mullens, the city's Public Information Coordinator, and author of the newsletter: The topics for this month's newsletter are shown below and the articles follow.

  1. Parks and Recreation -   Ninth Annual Halloween in Baker Park, Oct. 20, Features 'Thriller'   
  2. Weinberg Center for the Arts - October Packed Full with Entertainment for Whole Family
  3. Public Works - Freecycle Event Set for Oct. 21, Leaf Campaign Coming
  4. Frederick Police Department - Have a Cup with a Cop; Join the Force
  5. Economic Development - New Aerial Photos Highlight Progress
  6. Election 2017 - Voters Must Register by Oct. 6 for November Election
  7. Have Something to Discuss with the Mayor? - 'Talk to the Mayor Tuesday'
  8. Employment Opportunities The City of Frederick

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In This Issue
Parks & Recreation: Halloween!
Weinberg Center Performances
DPW: Collecting Bulk Recyclables, Leaves
FPD: Coffee with Cop, Job Openings
Economic Development: Progress
Election News - Deadlines
Talk to the Mayor Tuesday
Job Opportunities
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City Board/Commission Vacancies
Downtown Frederick Partnership 
It's what's happening! 
 Shopping, Dining and the Arts
Quick Links
Sign Up for Alert Frederick County
61st Administration
Connect with The City 
    October 2017

Parks and Recreation
  Ninth Annual Halloween in Baker Park, Oct. 20, Features 'Thriller'    

Friday, Oct. 20Registration is open! Tours start at 6:30 p.m. and last 55 minutes.
Trunk or Treat in certain areas of Baker Park for our participants only.  
Sign up early, all tours fill quickly!
Award-winning Dance Unlimited Repertory Company presents performances throughout the evening in the band shell.  Dancers will perform Michael Jackson's "Thriller" along with other dance numbers.  
Fee: $6 City / $8 Non-city
If you'd like to volunteer to help, adults should contact Nancy Adkins, recreation supervisor by email:

Weinberg Center for the Arts

October Packed Full with Entertainment for Whole Family 

Darlene Love at Weinberg Oct. 6

October 57:30 p.m.
"Vocal harmonies to rival Simon and Garfunkel"  
Pay-what-you-want | $10 suggested donation
Darlene Love
October 68:00 p.m.
Relive the glory days of the girl-group era with a rock 'n roll icon. 
$30 | $35 | $40
Upfront, Inc. presents
The Price Is Right Live™
October 8 | 7:00 p.m.
Hit interactive stage show.
$46.50 | $49 | $56.50
More of comedy, country music, classic rock, illusion, soul:
Red Green: I'm Not Old, I'm Ripe Tour
October 127:00 p.m.
Tape Face
October 157:00 p.m.
Champions of Magic
October 177:30 p.m.
Flip FabriQue: Catch Me!               
October 187:00 p.m.
Classic Albums Live: Hotel California
October 20| 8:00 p.m.
Martin Sexton Trio
October 218:00 p.m.

Tracy Lawrence
October 227:00 p.m.
October 267:30 p.m.
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood - Live!
October 282:00 p.m. & 5:30 p.m.
Steven Curtis Chapman: SCC Solo
October 29| 7:00 p.m.
For more details and information about all shows, visit the website.

Public Works
Freecycle Event Set for Oct. 21, Leaf Campaign Coming

Oct. 21- Freecycle: Have furniture, appliances, televisions that need to go?  
The semi-annual Freecycle event is an opportunity to unload bulky items without paying to put them in the landfill. The City is committed to conserving landfill space and expenses by offering this free recycling opportunity, where large items, such as sofas and tables, might find new life. Oct. 21, the drop-off site will be Monocacy Village Shopping Center, on East Street between Ninth Street and Delaware Road. For further information, contact Tammy Albaugh at, or 301-600-1680.

The Department of Public Works' Leaf 
Collection Campaign starts Monday, Oct. 23.
You may put out leaves for collection, 
starting Sunday night,Oct. 22
Further details are on the website:

Closing Soon for Improvements - Monocacy Boulevard: The project to realign and widen Monocacy Boulevard will soon involve closing much of the road for about 18 months to replace a bridge over the Monocacy River and install four new lanes for through traffic. Monocacy Boulevard will be closed between Gas House Pike and Schifferstadt  Boulevard/ East Church Street. The contractor has scheduled the closure to begin on or about Oct. 14, 2017, and end in April 2019.
This key long-range transportation project that will create a loop around Frederick will begin work to replace a bridge this month.  Details are on the website:

Follow progress on various development projects in the City on the city website page  dedicated to that topic:

Completion: Mill and overlay work will be completed on the portion of streets where the pipe replacement project is complete: Urner Avenue, Rosemont Avenue, from Military Road to the County Animal Shelter and a portion of Birmingham Drive. The pipe replacement project is continuing on Elm Street, Hood Alley, Park Avenue and West Fifth Street.  

Frederick Police Department
Have a Cup with a Cop; Join the Force

Emergency Drill
at Frederick Memorial Hospital, 400 W. Seventh St., Frederick. Police, partner agencies and the hospital will participate in an active threat training exercise. During the exercise, you may see many first responders and vehicles near the hospital. 
Coffee/Cocoa with a Cop -   
FPD along with Toys R Us will be To view job descriptions or to apply please visit:  


Economic Development
New Aerial Photos Highlight Progress 

Check out the Department of Economic Development's new aerial view of progress around the City.

Election 2017
Voters Must Register by Oct. 6 for November Election

Oct. 6 is the deadline to register in the City of Frederick Nov. 7election.    
Voters who are unable to vote in person on Election day may go to the Frederick County Board of Elections office, located at 355 Montevue Lane, Suite 101, for an absentee ballot.  Early voting will be open FridayOct. 2712-8 p.m; Saturday, Oct. 28, 12-6 p.m.
For more information, contact the Frederick County Board of Elections office at 301-600-VOTE; or visit the City website Elections page

Have Something to Discuss with the Mayor? 
'Talk to the Mayor Tuesday'

Talk to the Mayor Tuesday: Anyone who would like to have time or conversation with Mayor McClement has an opportunity to do so: He sets aside time on the fourth Tuesday of most months to meet informally with citizens to discuss topics or issues of their choice. The next Talk to the Mayor Tuesday will be Oct. 24, from 2-6 p.m.
The Mayor's office is  in City Hall at 101 N. Court St.  No appointment is necessary, and meetings occur on a first-come, first-served basis.  For details, contact Pam Stocksdale, office manager,pstocksdale@cityoffrederick.com301-600-1184. 

Employment Opportunities
The City of Frederick

The City of Frederick values diversity in its workforce and is an equal opportunity employer.  For information on employment with The City, visit  Job Opportunities & How to Apply
Applications and current job descriptions are also available inside City Hall by the security desk on the first floor. 
The City of Frederick, City Hall, Mayor's Office, 101 North Court Street, Frederick, MD 21701