of Montevue Assisted Living and Citizens Care & Rehabilitation Center.

Blaine Young
C. Paul Smith
Billy Shreve
David Gray
Kirby Delauter

Frederick News Post

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On July 10 Judge Adams of the District Court denied the County's request to certify her ruling on the covenants. Check out our Facebook page for more information and donate today to Help Us Save Montevue. Just click the yellow bar below!

Every dollar you give will be matched by past Citizens/Montevue trustees, so please give generously. Your gift of $25 becomes $50; $100 becomes $200; $1,000 becomes $2,000. We've set a goal of $50,000.

There are two ways to give:
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2) Write a check payable to Help Us Save Montevue.
You can mail it to: Help Us Save Montevue, P.O. Box 3625, Frederick MD 21705-3625 or drop it off at any branch of Frederick County Bank. (The main office is at 30 West Patrick Street, in downtown Frederick.)


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If you, a relative, or friend become in need of nursing care, will there be a place for you in Frederick County?


Please Vote in the Primary Election!

Read this Letter from Save Citizens/Montevue Committee...

On June 25, 2013, the well-attended public hearing on the BoCC’s proposed sale of Citizens and closure of Montevue prompted strong and vocal public opposition. Despite this, Commissioners Young, Delauter, Shreve and Smith voted to proceed with their plan. Commissioner Gray voted against the sale. The public mobilized, and the fate of Citizens/Montevue remains a crucial issue in this election year...

Click here to read the full letter!
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The Fight Continues!

The Frederick County Board of County Commissioners refused to listen to citizens at the June 25 public hearing and voted to disband the Board of Trustees and sell Citizens and Montevue. In response, we've initiated a legal battle to stop the sale. Here's what we're doing:

— Filed appeal on the sub-division of the Montevue property. Click here to read the appeal .
— Won a delay from the Maryland Board of Public Works on any decision to allow or not allow the sale to go forward! Click here for a review of the issues from the League of Women Voters.
— Filed a complaint that addresses the proposed sale, the dissolution of the Board of Trustees, the disregard of the restrictive property covenant, and the questionable agreements by the BOCC. Read the full complaint: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4.


Follow the Money

Click here to view the latest video about what the County Commissioners are really doing.


Senior Demographics in Frederick County.

Click here to see the facts related to Medical & Housing Service Options for Frederick County's Neediest Seniors.


Recently published letters to the editor:

State board votes to delay approval of Citizens, Montevue sale
Citizens and Montevue's $200,000 sticking point
Lawsuit attempts to block Citizens, Montevue sale
Violating the Open Meetings Act is no laughing matter
Frederick County decides to sell Citizens and Montevue
Let voters decide
State board postpones decision on Frederick County nursing home sale


County to consider abolishing Citizens, Montevue trustees board
Citizens-Montevue: Questions still to be answered
Subdivision at Citizens, Montevue appealed
Citizens-Montevue chairwoman responds
Smith's argument uses faulty logic
Numbers game a weak argument
'Tough decisions' needed on Citizens and Montevue
Montevue care model is outdated and unfair
Delay the sale of Citizens & Montevue
Trustees: Montevue, Citizens need more time
Citizens/Montevue: Then and now
Untold health risks of privatizing Citizens-Montevue
Democrats object to care-home privatization
Young on Citizens and Montevue
Proud of caring for seniors
A 185-year-old Montevue covenant could haunt commissioners
Postpone planned privatization of Citizens and Montevue
New county exec should support Citizens, Montevue
Torn on the future of Citizens and Montevue

Want more information?

Click on these links to access online documentation in PDF form:
Letter to County Commissioner from Diane Grove
Stop Privatization Now, a Facebook forum with more info

For more historical information, pick up the booklet Heroic Work: The Story of Montevue Yesterday and Today at the Community Foundation of Frederick County or at Citizens Care & Rehabilitation Center.