This week in government

February 23, 2009


County Administration Building

100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 12:30 p.m.


o 12:30 p.m.: Closed session, to discuss the employment, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation or performance evaluation of appointees, employees or officials over whom it has jurisdiction; to discuss personnel matters that affect one or more specific individuals

o 12:45 p.m.: Updated departmental policies and procedures (workforce reduction policy)

o 1:15 p.m.: Capital improvement budget discussions

o 4:30 p.m.: Break

o 7 p.m.: Evening meeting with the Town of Sharpsburg, Town Hall, 106 Main St.

o 7:05 p.m.: Commissioners' reports and comments


o 7:30 p.m.: Citizens participation

o 7:40 p.m.: Other business

- County attorney issues

- Appointments to county boards and commissions

- County administrator's comments

- Reports from county staff


No meeting Tuesday, Feb. 24


City Hall, Fourth Floor, Room 407

1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m., Executive Session


o 6 p.m.: Executive session, Room 407, Fourth Floor, City Hall

- To consider a matter that concerns the proposal for a business or industrial organization to locate, expand or remain in the State

(1) Business expansion proposal

City Hall, Council Chamber

1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 7 p.m., Regular Session


o Announcements, meeting schedule

- Tuesday, March 3, State of the City at 7 p.m., no work session

- Tuesday, March 10, no work session

- Tuesday, March 17, work session, 4 p.m.

- Tuesday, March 24, work session, 4 p.m.

- Tuesday, March 31, regular session, 7 p.m.

o Public hearings

- Comprehensive zoning map amendments, phase I

- Proposed mixed use zoning districts

- Proposed land management code amendment, variances for lot area requirements

o Citizen comments

o Minutes, Jan. 6 and Jan. 13

o Consent Agenda

- Engineering

(1) Modifications to signals at North Mulberry Street and East Avenue, Valentine Electric Heating and Air Inc., Hagerstown, $40,850

(2) Install sidewalks along Salem Avenue/Md. Route 58, Concrete Central LLC, Hagerstown, $105,307

(3) Termination of contract with Ardent Co. LLC for Jonathan Street Reconstruction and Utility Replacement and Execution of Appropriate Documentation

(4) Jonathan Street reconstruction and utility replacement, Charles E. Brake Co. Inc., St. Thomas, Pa., $2,096,940.75

(5) Contract addition for MUNIS Software for permitting, Tyler Technologies, Falmouth, Maine, $171,850

- Light Department

(1) GIS Facility Software, Milsoft Utility Solutions, Abilene, Texas, $28,750

(2) Garage door replacement, K&K Door, Chambersburg, Pa., $11,475

(3) Heavy duty digger Derrick vehicle, Altec Industries, Plains, Pa., $165,917

(4) Single phase voltage regulators, Wesco, Berwyn, Pa., $45,960

- Community Development

(1) Realtor services for single family homeownership program, Century 21 Market Professionals, Hagerstown, 3 percent commission

o Unfinished business

o New business

- Introduction of an ordinance, green buildings tax credits

- Approval of a resolution, designation of green practices for the City of Hagerstown

- Approval of a resolution, 2009 summer play camp operations, Hagerstown YMCA

- Approval of a resolution, 2009 summer play camp operations, Girls Inc.

- Approval of a resolution, 2009 summer play camp operations, memorial recreation

- Approval of a resolution, to submit to the voters whether to change the dates of the City elections

- Approval of a resolution, deed of easement for construction of a traffic signal device at North Mulberry Street and East Avenue

- Approval of an application, State of Maryland grant funds for revolving loan program

- Approval of grant application for interpretive plaques and sidewalk enhancement project

- Approval of mini-grant application for mural replacement proposal

- Award of sewer allocation from discretionary reserve for collegiate acres

- Acceptance of community legacy award for Hagerstown Neighborhood Development Partnership Inc.'s project, McBare's Pub building

o City administrator's comments

o Mayor and council comments

o Adjourn

o 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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