An Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting is valid for a period of one year only. Frederick County Government has received this award for the last 12 consecutive years.
The spotted lanternfly (SLF) was detected in Virginia in January 2018. It is an invasive planthopper that was discovered in Pennsylvania in 2014. In Pennsylvania and its native range, it is a pest of grapes, peaches, hops, and apples.