FNP: citizen questions city permitting the Tough Mudder, and links bad planning to votes of current elected officials

 Put blame in the right place (Frederick News Post, Sept 23, 2012) The traffic snarl and resident complaints regarding the Tough Mudder race held at Crumland Farms last weekend are not the story of an organizer who misled anyone. It is the story of incompetency among Frederick city and Frederick County officials. On Sept. 5, an […]

FoFC questions Keller Farm Development Fiscal Impact Assessment

The Fiscal Impact Analysis on this project vastly overestimates its potential revenue.   After careful review, the city will not have a $500,000/year revenue source off the Keller Farm development, as presented by Ausherman Developers before the Planning Commission in June 2012.  Instead the development will bring somewhere between a net loss of $43,000/year to a gain […]

Frederick City Planning Dept Staff Report – Keller Farm Annexation and Development


FoFC questions who Frederick City leaders represent?

June 11, 2012   Meta Nash, Chairman Josh Bokee, Vice Chairman Elisabeth Fetting Richard L. Stup William Ryan – Alternate Member Alderman Kelly Russell – Secretary Dear Frederick City Planning Commissioners:   I am speaking tonight because we believe the citizens and taxpayers of Frederick City and County who are concerned with the Keller Farm annexation […]

Gazette: Keller property annexation in Frederick postponed to July 9 (Public Hearing @ 6pm, City Hall)

Published: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Keller property annexation in Frederick postponed to July 9 by Sherry Greenfield Staff Writer People living near the Keller property in Frederick will have another chance to tell city planners why they don’t want 750 to 850 homes built there. The City of Frederick Planning Commission tabled a decision on the […]

Citizens speak out at public hearing on 302 acre Keller Farm annexation for 800+ homes

Read about the development proposal. Read the letter to the Frederick County Planning Commissioners signed by 75 citizens. Read comments submitted by FoFC on historical lack of representation of citizen interests by city officials. . Discussion on the Keller Farm development was tabled until the July 9th Planning Commission meeting. Prepare to ask questions. What will be the […]

Frederick City Growth Plan Map – showing areas of interest for annexation and development

Sign citizen letter expressing your concern with Keller Farm development

Click here to read background information on the Keller Farm annexation and development plans. CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBLE GROWTH ALONG YELLOW SPRINGS ROAD [Letter to Frederick City elected officials] To whom it may concern: As residents living in the vicinity of the Keller Farm, we are writing to express our concern with the annexation and development plans […]

CIty of Frederick considering annexation of 302 acre Keller Farm, could build over 1000 new homes

The following entities  have petitioned the city (annexation petition) to annex the 302 acre Keller Farm into its boundaries for development, and on which 4 houses/acre are proposed for build out: Rand D Weinberg, Esquire, Law Offices of Rand Weinberg, LLC, the Keller Corporation, the Martha W Keller Family Partnership LLLP, Yankee Land Trust, Edward M […]