Jerry Donald - District 1

Council Member - District 1

Jerry Donald is a Frederick County native and has worked in Frederick County for over 30 years as a teacher. He is married, has three daughters, and lives in Braddock Heights near his parents.

He is a graduate of Middletown High School and Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College). Besides teaching, he has been in sales, coached and officiated high school sports, served as President of the Braddock Heights Community Association and served in various positions at Trinity United Methodist Church.

Council District 1 comprises Buckeystown, Burkittsville, Brunswick, Braddock Heights, Jefferson, Middletown, Point of Rocks, Rosemont, Sugarloaf Mountain, Tuscarora, and parts of Urbana. 

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    Jerry Donald

    Council Member
     Executive Assistant: Nancy Luna

     Winchester Hall

     12 E. Church Street

     Frederick, MD 21701


     Ph: 301-600-2336

     Fx: 301-600-1849

    Staff Directory

 Legislation #  Legislation Title  Primary Sponsor Co-Sponsor  Status 

 22-04 Amendments to Ch. 1-6 of FCG (Building Code) - Create a New Exception for and to Define a Farm Stand Admin Blue
Adopted Date:
Vote: 7-0
 22-03 Amendments to Ch. 1-19 of FCG (Zoning Ord) - Update Certain Definitions Related to Ag Uses Admin Blue
Adopted Date:
Vote: 7-0
 21-12 Amend and Update Development Impact Fee and Public School Development Impact Fee Donald   Adopted Date:
Vote: 7-0
 21-03 Revisions to School Construction Fee McKay Donald
Adopted Date:
Vote: 6-1
 20-15 Farmers Market in the Zoning Ordinance McKay Donald
Adopted Date:
Vote: 7-0
20-14 Modifying Waterbody Buffers Donald Hagen  Adopted Date:
Vote: 5-2
20-12   Amend and Update Chapter 1-22 Article I, Development Impact Fee Procedures and Requirements, and Article II, Public School Impact Fee, of the Frederick County Code Admin Donald Adopted Date:
Vote: 4-3
20-03 Providing Additional Support for Agriculture Preservation by Increasing the Recordation Tax and Reallocating Recordation Tax Revenues Donald Blue
Adopted  Date: 03/17/2020
Vote: 6-1
20-02 Revised Electric Lighting District Tax Rate Donald N/A Adopted
Date: 03/03/2020
Vote: 7-0
19-06 Impact Fees Donald McKay Adopted
Date: 04/1/2019
Vote: 6-0-1
18-18 Amend Elderly Individual and
Retired Military Tax Credit
Donald N/A  Adopted
Date: 09/04/2018
Vote: 4-3
18-07 Senior Citizens Local Supplement
to Homeowners Property Tax Credit
Donald Delauter Adopted
Date: 05/15/2018
Vote: 7-0
17-09 Dog Tethering Law Donald N/A Introduced:04/04/2017
Public Hearing:05/09/2017
16-11 Amendment to Section 1-19-3. 110.7, Chapter 1-19, Frederick County Code - Zoning Donald N/A Adopted 
Vote: 7-0
 16-02 Special Exception Uses in Connection with Historic Structures and Sites Fitzwater Donald Void:04/12/2016
90-day passed introduction
 15-12 Modifying Permitted Uses in Waterbody Buffers  Donald Fitzwater Adopted
Vote: 5-2