This week in government

June 22, 2009


County Administration Building, Room 226

100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, June 23, 8:30 a.m.


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

o 8:40 a.m.: Commissioners' reports and comments

o 9 a.m.: Amendment to weed control ordinance

o 9:30 a.m.: Public Hearing

-- Amendment to the building excise tax ordinance for Washington County

o 9:45 a.m.: Emergency number system board grant award for emergency communications


o 9:55 a.m.: Interoperable emergency communications grant program memorandum of understanding

o 10 a.m.: Senator Amoss funding allocation

o 10:10 a.m.: Emergency shelter grant application

o 10:20 a.m.: Homeless prevention and rapid re-housing program

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 11 a.m.: Public hearing

-- Zoning ordinance text amendment and subdivision ordinance text amendment

o 11:25 a.m.: Washington County water and sewerage plan draft 2006 update

o 11:45 a.m.: Depart for American Red Cross building on Conrad Court, Hagerstown

o Noon: Luncheon and update on community action transit

o 1:30 p.m.: Depart for 100 W. Washington St., Room 227

o 2 p.m.: Bid award, Mills Road bridge

o 2:15 p.m.: Hagerstown/Eastern Panhandle Metropolitan Planning Organization FY2010 budget

o 2:30 p.m.: Bid award, Hagerstown Regional Airport, Richard A. Henson Field, new aircraft rescue fire fighting station

o 2:45 p.m.: Real property tax credit for police and correctional officers and fire/rescue/EMS personnel killed or permanently and totally disabled while on duty

o 3:15 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; 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 No meeting Tuesday, June 23


City Hall, Fourth Floor, Room 407

1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, June 23, 6 p.m., executive session


o Executive session

-- To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation or performance evaluation of appointees, employees or officials over whom it has jurisdiction

(1) Sidewalk task force membership

City Hall, Second Floor, Council Chamber

1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, June 23, 7 p.m., regular session


o New business

-- Adoption of rules of procedure

o Announcements

-- Meeting schedule

(1) Tuesday, July 7, work session, 4 p.m.

(2) Tuesday, July 14, work session, 4 p.m.

(3) Tuesday, July 21, work session, 4 p.m.

(4) Tuesday, July 28, regular session, 7 p.m.

o Citizen comments

o Minutes: May 12, May 26, May 29, June 1 and June 2

o Consent agenda

-- Public works

(1) Signal cabinet for Jefferson Street and Cannon Avenue, Econolite Control Products Inc., Hanover, Md., $11,375

(2) Camera security system for North Potomac Street deck, Control Systems Inc., West Hartford, Conn., $37,428

(3) Heavy-duty vehicle lift, C&T Equipment Co., Gaithersburg, Md., $14,488

(4) One half ton pickup truck, Hertrich Fleet Services Inc., Denton, Md., $17,187

-- Engineering

(1) Traffic/planning study of extension of professional court to Robinwood Drive, Sabra Wang and Associates, Baltimore, Md., $25,811.78

(2) 2009 pavement preservation program, Craig Paving Inc., Hagerstown, $840,000

-- Light department

(1) Decorative streetlight poles, Hagemeyer, Hagerstown, $13,204.80

(2) HADCO decorative streetlights, HADCO, Littlestown, Pa., $25,900

(3) Garage door replacement, K&K Door, Chambersburg, Pa., $12,300

-- Water department

(1) Processors and digital 1/0, Flow Tech, Hunt Valley, Md., $26,702.40

(2) Miscellaneous inventory for water fund, HD Supply Waterworks Ltd., Martinsburg, W.Va., $31,830.88

-- Human resources

(1) Workers compensation insurance, Injured Workers; Insurance Fund, Towson, Md., $757,503

(2) Administration of medical claims, National Capital Administrative Services (NCAS), Owings Mills, Md., $404,000

(3) Aggregate stop loss insurance and specific stop loss insurance, Highmark Life Insurance, Pittsburgh, Pa., $209,669

(4) Dental insurance, administration, NCAS, Owings Mills, Md., $34,927

(5) Employee assistance program, Behavioral Health Services, Hagerstown, $12,650

-- Finance

(1) Approval of Bank of America as City purchasing card provider

-- Police department

(1) Replacement laptops for criminal investigators, Pelican Mobile, Hanover, Md., $21,285

o Unfinished business

-- New business

(1) Approval of a resolution, City of Hagerstown public facilities bonds of 2009

(2) Approval of a resolution, residential lease agreement for property at 23510 Warner Hollow Road

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