Public Comment Scheduled For Proposed Property Tax Increase In Frederick County

The County Executive is proposing a 4.7% property tax rate increase for fiscal year 2025.

Frederick, Md. (BW)- The public will be able to provide comment on a proposed property tax hike at the Frederick County Council’s legislative meeting on Tuesday, May 7.

The meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. in Winchester Hall at 12 East Church Street. Public comment for raising the property tax rate will begin around 7 p.m.

County Executive Jessiuca Fitzwater detailed a 4.7% property tax increase in her proposed fiscal year 2025 budget. If adopted, the increase would begin on July 1.

The Council needs to adopt a budget by May 31.

Public comments will also be accepted via mail, email and voicemail. For more information on how the public can leave comments click here.