Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner today detailed
legislation she is proposing that would better manage residential development
outside of municipalities. During her public
information briefing, Executive Gardner outlined a measure to limit the use of
legal contracts known as Development Rights and Responsibilities Agreements,
and to require any future agreements to include an enhanced public benefit for
Frederick County taxpayers.
“Residential growth continues to be a hot topic in
Frederick County,” Executive Gardner said. “My goal is to ensure that new
housing is timed with the County’s ability to provide roads, schools, and other
services so that we maintain our high quality of life. Our citizens deserve
Please see the attached press release and photo for more information, visit www.FrederickCountyMD.gov/ResidentialGrowth or watch today’s
public information briefing.