This week in government

June 15, 2009


Discovery Station

101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, June 16, noon


o noon: Ribbon cutting for the weather station exhibit and lunch at Discovery Station

o 1 p.m.: Depart for 100 W. Washington St., Room 227

o 1:15 p.m.: Rural legacy program easement valuation system and priority ranking revisions

o 1:30 p.m.: Application for rezoning Martin Marietta Materials Inc.

o 2 p.m.: 2009-10 property and casualty insurance renewals

o 2:15 p.m.: Approval of revised use of official cars and equipment


o 2:40 p.m.: Bid award ground maintenance chemicals for various county departments

o 2:45 p.m.: American recovery and reinvestment act of 2009

o 3:15 p.m.: Senior center discussion

o 3:40 p.m.: Zoning ordinance text amendment to the Washington County zoning ordinance; small wind energy systems and solar collection systems

o 4 p.m.: Local economic boost discussion

o 4:30 p.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 consult with staff, consultants, or other individuals about pending or potential litigation; and to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice

o 5 p.m.: Break

o 7 p.m.: Evening meeting with the Town of Smithsburg, Council chambers, 21 W. Water St., Smithsburg

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

Joint rezoning hearing with Planning Commission, today, June 15, 7 p.m., Court Room 1


Board Conference Room

820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown

Tuesday, June 16, 10:30 a.m.?


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

Board Auditorium

820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown

Tuesday, June 16, 1 p.m., Channel 99


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

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

-- Update on high school assessments

o 1:20 p.m.: Personnel action

o 1:25 p.m.: Reports to the board

-- Board member committee reports

o 1:30 p.m.: Citizen participation

o 2 p.m.: Old business

-- Consideration, second reading of revised policy JFH and revised administrative regulation JFH-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); revised policy EEBA (use of school-owned vehicles other than school buses); revised policy BDDJ (broadcasting and taping of board meeting); revised policy BDDK (reporting board meeting business); revised policy KA (school-community relations); and the rescission of current exhibit JFH-E(1) (harassment complaint form); current exhibit JFH-E(2) (witness disclosure form); current exhibit JFH-E(3) (student sexual harassment right to report form); policy BDDI (news media services at board meetings); and policy KB (communications)

o 2:10 p.m.: New business

-- Consideration, first reading of revised policy GDN (evaluation of non-certificated employees); revised policy GCN (evaluation of non-tenured teachers, tenured teachers, supervisors and administrators); and the rescission of policy AFC (evaluation of non-tenured teachers, tenured teachers, supervisors and administrators)

--Consideration, authorization of staff to make stylistic changes to policies previously approved by the board of education

-- Consideration, educational facilities master plan

-- Consideration, consent agenda, bid 2009-19 (locker replacement for Boonsboro High School); bid 2009-35 (roof replacement at WCPS annex at Frederick Street); bid 2009-56 (lighting, air conditioning and electrical upgrades for Cascade Elementary); bid 2009-59 (resilient tile flooring for Cascade Elementary); bid 2009-60 (leasing (3) portable buildings at Antietam Academy); and RFQ 2009-58 (ADA assessment quote)

--Consideration, school system calendar for 2010-11

-- Consideration, gift in the amount of $6,446.48 form Martin's (Giant Food) A+ rewards program to North Hagerstown High School

-- Consideration, appointments to the Citizens Advisory Council

-- Consideration, revised FY2010 general fund budget

-- Consideration, request to remove restriction on $330,476.72 of fund balance previously designated for FY2008 Barbara Ingram School for the Arts lease payments

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

o 3:30 p.m.: Miscellaneous business

o 3:35 p.m.: Board member comments

o 3:40 p.m.: Adjournment

-- Calendar of activities


City Hall, Council Chamber

1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, June 16, 4 p.m., work session


o 4 p.m.: Preliminary agenda review

o 4:30 p.m.: Green practices task force

o 4:50 p.m.: Long term refuse and recycling plan

o 5:05 p.m.: Community rescue service overview

o 5:30 p.m.: Doub Farm annexation petition

o 5:55 p.m.: Healthcare insurance renewals and related expenses

o 6:10 p.m.: Worker's compensation insurance

o 6:20 p.m.: Briefing, other post employment benefit requirements

o 6:40 p.m.: City goal setting/strategic plan, process and schedule

o 7 p.m.:

-- City administrator's comments

-- Mayor and council comments

o 7:15 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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