This week in government

May 11, 2009


Plaza Hotel

Underpass Way, Hagerstown

Tuesday, May 12, 7:30 a.m.


o 7:30 a.m.: Employee recognition awards breakfast, Plaza Hotel, Underpass Way, Hagerstown

o 9 a.m.: Depart for 100 W. Washington St., Room 227

o 9:35 a.m.: Commissioners' reports and comments

o 9:55 a.m.: Program open space funding FY2010

o 10:15 a.m.: John Frye historic preservation award

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

(1) MALPP urgent funding request

o 11 a.m.: American Reinvestment and Recovery Act funding and distribution to the municipalities

o 11:20 a.m.: Proclamation, tourism week and annual convention and visitors bureau update

o Noon: Lunch

o 1 p.m.: Fire and emergency services, 911 center renovations, change order for architecture services

o 1:15 p.m.: Phase 1A, emergency housing unit for the Washington County sheriff's office, design contract no. 130-28

o 1:30 p.m.: Closed session, to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, compensation and/or performance evaluation of appointees, employees or officials over whom it has jurisdiction; and to discuss personnel matters that affect one or more specific individuals

Thursday, May 14, public hearing, budget presentation, Kepler Theatre, Hagerstown Community College


o No meeting Tuesday, May 12


City Hall, Council Chamber

1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, May 12, 4 p.m.


o 4 p.m.: 100th special session

- Introduction of an ordinance, tax rate for July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010

- Introduction of an ordinance, budget for July 1, 2009 to June 30, 2010

- Introduction of an ordinance, adopting the Washington County alarm ordinance

o 4:30 p.m.: Work session

- Preliminary agenda review

- CDBG-R annual plan amendment, $249,458

- Budget discussion, mayor and council modifications made to date

o 5:45 p.m.:

- City administrator's comments

- Mayor and council comments

o 6 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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