This week in government

March 02, 2009


County Administration Building

100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, March 3, 8:30 a.m.


o 8:35 a.m.: Introduction of new employees

o 8:40 a.m.: Certificate of merit, Washington County Health Department, division of addictions and mental health

o 8:45 a.m.: Emergency and transitional housing services grant application and homelessness prevention program grant application

o 9 a.m.: Changes to electrical board rules and regulations

o 9:20 a.m.: PUR 1088, contract award for 40 W. Landfill sales 5, 6 and 7, spring control construction project

o 9:25 a.m.: Sole source procurement of a 160 KVA uninterruptible power supply unit


o 9:30 a.m.: Fire and emergency services renovation, change order

o 9:40 a.m.: Emergency number system board grant award for emergency communications

o 9:45 a.m.: Construction bid award, sidewalk extension on Maryland State Route 34 at Sharpsburg Elementary School, contract no. MI-SH-128-28

o 10 a.m.: Adoption of revised basic emergency operations plan

o 10:30 a.m.: Citizens participation

o 10:40 a.m.: Other business

- County attorney issues

- Appointments to County boards and commissions

- County administrator's comments

- Reports from County staff

o 10:50 a.m.: Commissioners' reports and comments

o 11 a.m.: Discussion of possible revisions to the animal control ordinance

o 11:30 a.m.: Closed session, to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, compensation, and/or performance evaluation 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; and to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice.

o Noon: Break

o 7 p.m.: State of the City address at The Maryland Theatre


Board Conference Room

820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown

Tuesday, March 3, 10 a.m.


o 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Closed session

Board Auditorium

820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown

Tuesday, March 3, 1 p.m., Channel 99


o 1:05 p.m.: Correspondence to and from the board

o 1:10 p.m.: Superintendent's report

- Ben Carson project

o 1:25 p.m.: Personnel action

o 1:30 p.m.: Reports to the board

- Classroom focused improvement process (CFIP)

- Legislative update

- Board member committee reports

o 2:55 p.m.: Citizen participation

o 3:25 p.m.: New business

- Consideration, adoption of final draft FY2010 general fund operating budget

- Consideration, gift in the amount of $7,000 to Pangborn Elementary from the Pangborn Elementary Parent/Teacher Association (PTA)

- Consideration, future agenda items and future agenda items list

o 4:35 p.m.: Miscellaneous business

o 4:40 p.m.: Board member comments

o 4:45 p.m.: Adjournment

- Calendar of activities


o No meeting Tuesday, March 3

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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