This week in government

June 01, 2009


County Administration Building, Room 255

100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, June 2, noon


o noon: Lunch with Ag Marketing Department year in review in Room 255

o 1 p.m.: Depart for Room 227

o 1:15 p.m.: Maryland Symphony Orchestra's 24th annual Salute to Independence

o 1:30 p.m.: Contract award, pavement maintenance and rehabilitation program FY-10, hot mix asphalt applications

o 1:45 p.m.: Contract award, pavement maintenance and rehabilitation program FY-10, chip seal applications

o 2 p.m.: Zoning ordinance text amendment to the Washington County zoning ordinance, small wind energy systems and solar collection systems


o 2:15 p.m.: City of Hagerstown's zoning changes and their impact on the building excise tax ordinance

o 2:30 p.m.: Rental allowance program, FY2009 application amendment

o 2:45 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; to discuss personnel matters that affect one or more specific individuals; to consider a matter that concerns the proposal for a business or industrial organization to locate, expand or remain in the State; 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


Board Auditorium

820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown

Tuesday, June 2, 9 a.m., Channel 99


o 9 to 10:30 a.m.: Discussion, educational facilities master plan (EFMP)

Board Conference Room

820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown

Tuesday, June 2, 10:30 a.m.


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

Board Auditorium

820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown

Tuesday, June 2, 1 p.m., Channel 99


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

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

-- World class student, Golden Apple Award presented to Aubrey Sparks, student at Springfield Middle School

o 1:15 p.m.: Personnel action

o 1:20 p.m.: Reports to the board

-- Board member committee reports

o 1:25 p.m.: Citizen participation

o 1:55 p.m.: Old business

-- Consideration, second reading of proposed revised policy DL/DLA (payroll procedures); and proposed new policy DIFA and proposed new administrative regulation DIFA-R (fraud reporting and follow-up)

-- Consideration, removal of sunshine provision from policy EEA (pupil transportation)

o 2:05 p.m.: New business

-- Consideration, first reading of revised policy EEBA (use of school-owned vehicles (other than school buses) )

-- Consideration, first reading of revised policy JFH and revised administrative regulation FJH-R (harassment); proposed new exhibit JFH-E(1) (bullying, harassment or intimidation reporting form); proposed new exhibit JFH-E(2) (bullying, harassment, or intimidation incident school investigation form); and the rescission of current exhibit JFH-E(1) (harassment complaint form); current exhibit JFH-E(2) (witness disclosure form); and current exhibit JFH-E(3) (student sexual harassment right to report form)

-- Consideration, first reading of revised policy BDDJ (broadcasting and taping of board meeting); revised policy BDDK (reporting board meeting business); and revised policy KA (school-community relations); and rescission of policy BDDI (news media services at board meetings) and policy KB (communications)

-- Consideration, consent agendas, bid 2009-38 (HVAC equipment replacement at Boonsboro High School); bid 2009-43 (ceiling and lighting replacement at Northern Middle School); bid 2009-57 (professional network/technology engineering services)

-- Consideration, construction documents (CDs) for Eastern Primary School

-- Consideration, gift in the amount of $3,755.98 from MIHI (many individuals helping individuals) to Marshall Street School and a gift in the amount of $4,279.59 from the Martin's Food Stores A+ Rewards Program to Boonsboro Middle School

-- Consideration, childcare services (CTE) textbook adoption

-- Consideration, interest-free school loans

-- Consideration, coalition of essential schools

-- Consideration, future agenda items and future agenda items list

o 3:45 p.m.: Miscellaneous business

o 3:50 p.m.: Board member comments

o 3:55 p.m.: Adjournment

-- Calendar of activities


City Hall, Council Chamber

1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown

Today, June 1, 8 p.m.


o Prayer of guidance

o Presentation of colors

o Pledge of allegiance

o Administration of oath of office

-- Mayor Robert E. Bruchey II

-- Council members

(1) William M. Breichner

(2) Martin E. Brubaker

(3) Forrest Easton

(4) Ashley C. Haywood

(5) Lewis C. Metzner

o Adjourn to reception

City Hall, Council Chamber

1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, June 2, 4 p.m.


o 4 p.m.: Work session

-- Establish meeting schedule

-- Discussion with John Urner, City attorney

o 4:45 p.m.:

-- City administrator's comments

-- Mayor and council comments

o 5 p.m.: Adjourn to tour of utility facilities

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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