-Sugarloaf Alliance will continue to pursue changes in the Monocacy Sugarloaf Plan text to correspond to the revised draft boundary.
- The Sugarloaf Alliance will continue to engage with the Planning Commission regarding the details of the draft Plan overlay zone.
-The Planning Commission is scheduling additional workshops on the Monocacy Sugarloaf Plan before approving it in its entirety and forwarding it to the State of Maryland Department of Planning for mandatory 60-day review. We will keep you informed about that schedule.
-Following the State’s review and comments, the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the Plan, either in person or virtually.
-The Planning Commission will review the public hearing testimony, take action on the Plan, and forward it to the County Council for their discussion, public hearing and action.
What You Can Do Now:
-Write or email the Frederick County Planning Commission to support text changes to the Plan (as above), the overlay zone and your other concerns and suggestions. PlanningCommission@frederickcountymd.gov or mail to 30 North Market Street, Frederick MD 21701
-Watch Planning Commission meetings on FCG TV (link on the Sugarloaf-Area-Plan site as above) and call in to share your views and appreciation of their vote on the boundary: 1-855-925-2801, code 8768. Click on this link for meeting agendas and other information: https://frederickcountymd.gov/7992/Planning-Commission
-Review the Sugarloaf Treasured Landscape Management Plan and previous public comments online at https://frederickcountymd.gov/8046/Sugarloaf-Area-Plan under “Meetings and Outreach.
-Reach out to your neighbors and to related organizations to make sure that interested citizens understand the importance of upcoming decisions on the Monocacy Sugarloaf Plan to the future protection and sustainability of the Monocacy Sugarloaf area.