Council Bills 2023

Council Bill # Bill Status
23-01- Amendments to the Fred. Co. Code of Ordinances Ch. 1-23 - Historic Preservation
Sponsor: Council Member MC Keegan-Ayer
Introduced: 01/10/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 01/24/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-01
(Adopted)
02/072023
23-02 - Amend the Tax Credit for the Surviving Spouse of a Disabled Veteran
Sponsor: Council Members Steve McKay, Mason Carter, Vice President Kavonte Duckett, and Council President Brad Young
Introduced: 02/07/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 02/28/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-02
(Adopted)
03/21/2023

23-03 - Amend Senior Citizens Local Supplement to Homeowners Property Tax Credit
Sponsor: Council Members Steve McKay, Mason Carter, Vice President Kavonte Duckett, and Council President Brad Young
Introduced: 02/07/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 02/28/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing for Amended Bill: 03/28/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing for Amended Bill: 04/18/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-03
(Adopted)
05/02/2023

23-04 - Amend Elderly Individuals Uniformed Service Members Property Tax Credit
Sponsor: Council Members Steve McKay, Mason Carter, Vice President Kavonte Duckett, and Council President Brad Young
Introduced: 02/07/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 02/28/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing for Amended Bill: 03/28/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing for Amended Bill: 04/18/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-04
(Adopted)
05/02/2023
23-05 - Amendments to Ch. 1-14 of the Frederick County Code - Plumbing Ordinance
Sponsor: Council Member MC Keegan-Ayer
Introduced: 02/07/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 02/28/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-05
(Adopted)
03/21/2023
23-06 - Establish a Board of Health
Sponsor: Council Member Jerry Donald
Introduced: 03/07/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 03/28/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-06
(Adopted)
04/18/2023
23-07 - Behavioral Health Advisory Council
Sponsor: Council Member MC Keegan-Ayer
Introduced: 03/07/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 03/28/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-07
(Adopted)
04/18/2023
23-08Amendments to Ch. 1-19 - Zoning Ordinance - FEMA Requirements
Sponsor: Council President Brad Young on behalf of County Executive Fitzwater
Introduced: 04/18/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 05/09/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-08
(Adopted)
05/23/2023
23-09 - Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Loan Program
Sponsor: Council Member Renee Knapp on behalf of County Executive Fitzwater
Introduced: 05/02/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 05/23/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-09
(Adopted)
06/06/2023
23-10Establish a Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission
Sponsor: Council Member Jerry Donald on behalf of County Executive Fitzwater
Introduced: 05/02/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 05/23/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-10
(Adopted)
06/06/203
23-11 - Parking Restrictions on County Roads
Sponsor: Council President Brad W. Young on behalf of County Executive Fitzwater
Introduced: 05/02/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 05/23/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-11
(Adopted)
06/06/2023
23-12 - Admissions and Amusement Tax Rate Change
Sponsor: Council Vice President Kavonté Duckett on behalf of County Executive Fitzwater 
Introduced: 05/02/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 05/23/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-12
(Adopted)
06/06/2023
23-13 - Arts and Entertainment Property Tax Credit
Sponsor: Council Vice President Kavonté Duckett
Introduced: 05/02/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 05/23/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-13
(Adopted)
06/06/203
23-14 Amend Public School Zoning to include ORI
Sponsor: Council President Brad W. Young
Introduced: 06/20/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 07/11/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-14
(Adopted)
08/08/2023
23-15 - Amend the Zoning Code to add Woodworking
Sponsors: Council President Brad W. Young and Council Member Mason Carter
Introduced: 06/20/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 07/11/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
(Adopted)
08/08/2023
23-16 - Commercial and Industrial Business Tax Credit
Sponsor: Council Member Mason Carter
Introduced: 08/8/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 08/29/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 10/10/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-16
(Failed)
10/17/2023
23-17 - Repeal County Roads Board
Sponsor: Council President Brad W. Young on behalf of the County Executive
Introduced: 09/05/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 09/26/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-17
(Adopted)
10/17/2023
23-18 - Establish a Rustic Roads Commission
Sponsor: Council President Brad W. Young on behalf of the County Executive
Introduced: 09/05/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 09/26/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 10/24/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-18
(Adopted)
11/07/2023
23-19 - Amend the Use Table to Allow for Childcare in the ORI
Sponsors: Council Vice President Kavonté Duckett and Council Member Jerry Donald
Introduced: 09/05/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 09/26/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-19
(Adopted)
10/17/2023
23-20 - Limited Landscape Contractor Parking and Storage in the A District
Sponsor: Council Member Steve McKay
Introduced: 10/03/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 10/24/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-20
(Adopted)
11/21/2023
23-21 - Amendments to Chapter 1-19 (Zoning Ordinance) for Cannabis Dispensary, Cannabis Growing Facility, and Cannabis Processing Facility
Sponsor: Council President Brad W. Young on behalf of the County Executive
Introduced: 10/17/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 11/07/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-21
(Adopted)
11/21/2023
23-22 - Daycare Providers Tax Credit
Sponsors: Council Member Renee Knapp and Council President Brad Young
 Introduced: 11/07/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 11/28/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 12/19/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-22
(Adopted)
01/02/2024
Vote: 5-2
23-23Amendment to the Fred. Co. Uniformed Retirement Plan
Sponsor: Council President Brad W. Young on behalf of the County Executive
Introduced: 11/14/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 12/12/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-23
(Adopted)
01/02/2024
Vote: 7-0
23-24Amendment to the Fred. Co. Employees Retirement Plan
Sponsor: Council President Brad W. Young on behalf of the County Executive
Introduced: 11/14/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 12/12/2023 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-24
(Adopted)
01/02/2024
Vote: 7-0
23-25 - Qualifications of Planning Commission Members
Sponsor: Council Vice President Kavonté Duckett
Introduced: 12/05/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 01/02/2024 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-25
(Adopted)
01/23/2024
Vote: 7-0
23-26 - Qualifications of Boards of Appeals Members
Sponsor: Council Vice President Kavonté Duckett
Introduced: 12/05/2023 @ 5:30 p.m., Winchester Hall
Public Hearing: 01/02/2024 @ 7:00 p.m., Winchester Hall
23-26
(Adopted)
01/23/2024
Vote: 7-0