Mayor's Message

November 2023

November is one of my favorite months!  It is a reminder to give thanks for the many blessings in our lives and the remarkable community we are fortunate to call home. 

Throughout the year, I have witnessed the incredible spirit of community. Neighbors helping neighbors, residents volunteering their time, local businesses contributing to our Town’s well-being, and the unwavering dedication of our staff and Board members have all played a role in making the Town of Frederick a warm, welcoming community! 

Building a community on What Matters does not stop here. The Board’s commitment to enhancing our town extends to sustainability. One of the key focus areas of the Town’s 2022-2023 Strategic Plan is “Strategic, Reliable & Sustainable Infrastructure.” This emphasizes aligning our facility’s Master Planning with the growth needs of the town. And we’re narrowing that gap - Over the last two years, a detailed needs analysis and an in-depth space requirement analysis were completed for a new Public Works facility that will effectively serve our town for the next 50 years.  Yes, that means leveling up with sufficient office, meeting, and storage space to substantially improve services important to our community, like asphalt patching and snow control. This year a firm was hired to evaluate sites that would accommodate such a facility. This resulted in the selection of 7400 Eagle Blvd. Stay tuned as those details unfold

Speaking of snow control, we’ve heard you and are pleased to roll out our enhanced snow and ice control plan. This includes additional resources and equipment, allowing us to clear your streets more efficiently and make winter travel safe for all. Visit our Snow and Ice Control webpage for updates on this plan

Your voice matters! I encourage you to check out the Election information details to ensure your vote counts on November 7.  

The Board of Trustees will hold public hearings for the proposed fiscal year 2024 budget on Nov. 14 and Dec.12 at 7:00 pm in the Board Chambers at Town Hall (401 Locust St.). Residents are encouraged to attend. These meetings serve as an opportunity for our community to voice concerns, ask questions, and share suggestions. Learn more about the budget process.

As we approach the holiday season, we also have an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of families in need. You can nominate a family or donate food items through the Thanksgiving Dinner in a Box Program, a collaborative effort between the Town of Frederick, FHS Student Council, Carbon Valley Help Center, Rocky Mountain Christian Church, and the Weld Food Bank. 

FREDerick, I wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Mayor Crites