This week in government

October 19, 2009


County Administration Building

100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 9 a.m.


o 9 a.m.: Meeting with Washington County Delegation, 100 W. Washington St., Room 255

o 10:20 a.m.: Depart for Room 227

o 10:30 a.m.: Citizens participation

o 10:40 a.m.: Commissioners' reports and comments

o 11 a.m.: Other business

-- County attorney issues


-- Appointments to County boards and commissions

-- County administrator's comments

-- Reports from County staff

o 11:15 a.m.: Candidate site for Forest Conservation Act Program

o 11:30 a.m.: Workshop session

-- Zoning ordinance, text amendment, off-street parking and loading area requirements

o 12:30 p.m.: Lunch

o 2 p.m.: Closed session, to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, 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; and to consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose and matters directly related thereto

o 3:15 p.m.: Depart for Barbara Ingram School for the Arts, 7-11 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown

o 3:30 p.m.: Ribbon cutting ceremony, Barbara Ingram School for the Arts


Board Conference Room

820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 9:30 a.m.


o 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.: Closed session

Board Auditorium

820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown

Tuesday, Oct. 20, noon, channel 99


o 12:05 p.m.: Correspondence to and from the board

o 12:10 p.m.: Personnel action

o 12:15 p.m.: Reports to the board

-- Board member committee reports

o 12:20 p.m.: Citizen participation

o 12:50 p.m.: Old business

-- Consideration, second reading of proposed Policy KH (public gifts to the schools)

-- Consideration, second reading of proposed Policy ILB (test security)

o 1 p.m.: New business

-- Consideration, personnel policies and procedures for administrators and supervisors

-- Consideration, Washington County Public Schools' 2008 through 2014 Bridge to Excellence Master Plan and 2009 Bridge to Excellence Master Plan annual update

-- Consideration, consent agenda, construction of Eastern Primary (kitchen equipment); food services kitchen equipment; and renovation of one modular classroom at Fountaindale Elementary School

-- Consideration, gift in the amount of $5,000 to Hancock Middle/High from Stanley Fulton

-- Consideration, first reading of proposed Policy FF (naming rights)

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

o 1:50 p.m.: Miscellaneous business

-- Consideration, level of detail in Board of Education public meeting minutes

o 2:05 p.m.: Board member comments

o 2:10 p.m.: Adjournment

-- Calendar of activities


City Hall, Council Chamber

1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 3 p.m.


o 3 p.m.: Unveiling of street name at East Washington Street entrance to A&E parking deck

o 3:30 p.m.: Ribbon cutting ceremony for Barbara Ingram School for the Arts, 7-11 S. Potomac St.

o 4:30 p.m.: Work session

-- Proclamation, Character Counts! week

-- Preliminary agenda review

-- The Ferguson Group

-- Hagerstown Suns additional information

-- Police and fire retirement plan amendments

-- Urban Greening Grant Program

-- Stormwater management ordinance revisions

o 6:40 p.m.:

-- City administrator's comments

-- Mayor and council comments

o 7 p.m.: Executive session

o 8 p.m.: Adjourn

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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