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Cable Channel 99 Recycling
Dog and Cat Licenses Recycling Chart (printable)
Frederick County Government Information Trash Collection
Frequently Requested Numbers School Information
Local Law Enforcement Sidewalks
Mowing Snow
Permanent Water Ban Unlicensed or Inoperative Vehicles
Pets Yard Waste






Cable Channel 99

The local cable company offers the Town of Walkersville a channel to list events and notices for town residents. This cable channel is used to communicate information from the Town Hall. Please watch this channel regularly to keep updated on local government issues, meetings, and other important announcements. Local emergency information could also be displayed, dependent upon the situation.

The Town Hall also offers non-profit organizations the opportunity to advertise their fund-raising events, meeting dates, and more, on this channel. If you would like to submit information to be displayed on the channel, you can fax (301-845-2406) or email (townofwalkersville@comcast.net) your announcement to Town Hall. The Town office reserves the right to determine the eligibility of announcements and to edit the content for such announcements. [back to top]




Dog and Cat Licenses

Frederick County dog and cat licenses may be purchased at the Town Hall. Bring a rabies certificate (issued by your vet and containing expiration date of vaccine and tag number). Your application will be forwarded to Frederick County Animal Control and your license and tag will be mailed to your home.Dogs and cats are NOT permitted to run loose within the Town limits.[back to top]




Frederick County Government Information

General Information301-600-9000
Animal Control web site301-600-1546
County Courthouse301-600-2570
Allied Waste Services (Curbside collection contractor)301-694-6498
Recycling web site301-600-2960
Senior Citizen Information301-600-1604
Sewer Billing301-600-2354
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Frequently Requested Numbers

CASS301-898-1920
Glade Valley Athletic Association (GVAA) web site301-845-2617
Ecology Services (Trash Service)301-620-1125
Library - Walkersville Branch web site301-845-8880
Glade Valley Food Bank301-845-4229
Walkersville Post Office301-845-8342
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Local Law Enforcement

Three Maryland State Troopers provide law enforcement in Walkersville. Their office is located in the Town Hall, and they can be reached at 301-898-0200 or at their new barrack location in the Frederick County Law Enforcement Center 301-600-4151. In case of EMERGENCY, police, fire, or ambulance service, dial 911.[back to top]




Mowing

It is unlawful to allow grass, brush, or weeds to grow to a height of 8" (eight inches) or higher on any part of your property.
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Permanent Water Ban

Walkersville has a permanent, year-round water ban that prohibits lawn watering between the hours of 9:00am and 6:00pm.[back to top]




Pets

Pet owners are again reminded to carry a pooper-scooper and bag when walking their pets. Please do not allow your pet to use someone else's lawn, or leave a “calling card” in the street or on a sidewalk. Also, pets are expected to be on a leash or confined to your private property.[back to top]




Recycling

Single stream recycling is here! Starting January 26, 2009 you can put your paper, plastic, cardboard, metal and glass recyclables into the same container! curbside pick-up will be every other week. Recyclables must be placed at the curb no later than 6 am of the day of collection. Please place cart with the lid facing the street, four feet from possible obstructions. Please note: Your curbside collection contractor is Allied Waste Services. Customer service matters should be directed to them by calling 301-694-6498 or sending email to: frederickrecycles@republicservices.com. [back to top]




Trash Collection

Trash collection is provided by the Town, the cost of which is included in your property taxes. Collection day is Wednesday. Place containers and bundles at the curb before 7:00am Wednesday. Ecology Services will NOT take the following: Items in excess weight of 45 lbs., items in excess length of 3 1/2 feet, furniture, appliances, household hazardous waste, tires, mattresses, paint (unless dried by adding drying agent sand, sawdust, kitty litter), yard waste. Bulk trash collection is provided by the Town twice each year. Collection days are announced months in advance and the date is also on Cable Channel 99 and this website. [back to top]




School Information

Frederick County Public Schools web site
155 East Church Street, Frederick, MD
301-644-5000
School Closing Information (also on Channel 18)
Glade Elementary School
9525 Glade Road
240-236-2100
Walkersville Elementary School
83 West Frederick Street
240-236-1000
Walkersville Middle School
55 West Frederick Street
240-236-4400
Walkersville High School
81 West Frederick Street
240-236-7200
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Sidewalks

Maintenance of sidewalks and curbs is the responsibility of the home owner, not the Town.

The home owner is required to clear the sidewalk of snow during the winter. Also, if your property has a fire hydrant, please clear it of snow for the convenience of the fire department and the safety of yourself and your neighbors.[back to top]




Snow

Please keep in mind when cold weather approaches, you will be required to move your vehicle(s) off the street when snow begins to fall and leave them off the streets until the Town crew has completed its snow plowing. Vehicles parked on the streets will be towed. Those who shovel or blow snow into the street may be fined. Also, property owners are responsible for removing snow or ice from their sidewalks within 24 (twenty-four) hours after it has ceased falling.[back to top]




Unlicensed or Inoperative Vehicles

All unlicensed or inoperative vehicles must be stored within a fully enclosed building. Unlicensed or inoperative vehicles stored outside in yards, driveways, streets, etc., are in violation of the Town Zoning Code and subject to a fine of up to $100 per day.[back to top]




Yard Waste

Grass clippings, leaves, branches under four inches in diameter and other yard waste can be taken to Heritage Farm Park compost pile. Our trash hauler will NOT collect this material. EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY MULCH PILE SUMMER HOURS 9 AM - 7 PM EVERYDAY (Winter hours starting November 1 are 9 am - 4 pm)[back to top]


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