This week in government

January 11, 2009


County Administration Building

100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 8:30 a.m.


o 8:35 a.m.: Commissioners' reports and comments

o 8:55 a.m.: Adoption of agricultural preservation districts

o 9:10 a.m.: Security system false alarm ordinance

o 9:30 a.m.: Discussion of county goals

o 10:30 a.m.: Citizens participation

o 10:40 a.m.: Other business


-- County attorney issues

-- Appointments to county board and commissions

-- County administrator's comments

-- Reports from county staff

o 10:50 a.m.: Community foundation scholarship fund

o 11 a.m.: Distinguished budget presentation award

o 11:10 a.m.: Closed session (to discuss the appointment, employment and/or assignment of appointees, employees or officials over whom it has jurisdiction; to discuss personnel matters that affect one or more specific individuals; to consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose and matters directly related thereto; to discuss public security as the public body has determined that public discussion would constitute a risk to the public or to public security; and to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice)


o No meeting Tuesday, Jan. 13.


City Hall, Council Chamber

1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 4 p.m.


o 4 p.m.: Special session

-- Public hearing, community development block grant annual needs hearing

-- Public hearing, Maryland neighborhood conservation initiative application

-- Approval of a resolution, Maryland neighborhood conservation initiative

-- Approval of extension of professional services contract with the Ferguson Group

o 4:45 p.m.: Work session

-- Colt League request

-- Norfolk Southern annexation discussion

-- Downtown parking master plan

-- Elizabeth Hager Center mural replacement proposal

-- Jonathan Street utility reconstruction project, proposed contract rebid

-- Historic District Commission review process

-- Charter review

o 6:45 p.m.: City administrator's comments, and mayor and council comments

o 7 p.m.: Adjourn

Arrangements can be made in advance for people with disabilities who want to attend any of these meetings. For the County Commissioners, call 240-313-2216 (Voice/TDD). For City Council, call Bruce Zimmerman at 301-797-6617 (Voice/TDD).

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