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Morning Buzz — Nov. 24, 2009

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Fredericksburg Police learned over the weekend that they had earned national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. This caps a three-year process for the department. 

If you want to learn more about the court-building option that council members will consider tonight, download this presentation from the city’s Web site. The recommended option is "Scheme 5," though someone might want to re-think the public-relations implications of calling a $39.7 million government building project a "scheme."

Council meets at 7:30 p.m. tonight. Very short agenda, but in addition to the courts discussion, they’ll likely take the second of two required votes to raise the personal property tax


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