This week in government

December 21, 2009


County Administration Building

100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 9 a.m.


o 9:05 a.m.: Introduction of new employees

o 9:10 a.m.: Commissioners' reports and comments

o 9:30 a.m.: Aircraft rescue firefighting facility change order

o 9:40 a.m.: Discussion of draft City of Hagerstown policy for extension of utilities

o 10:15 a.m.: Intergovernmental cooperative purchase of GIS (Geographic Information System) mapping services

o 10:30 a.m.: Citizens participation


o 10:40 p.m.: Other business

(1) County attorney issues

(2) Appointments to County Boards and Commissions

(3) County administrator's comments

(4) Reports from County staff

o 11 a.m.: Liquor board request for comments on a proposal from the Washington County Restaurant and Beverage Association

o 11:30 a.m.: Youth meritorious awards

o 11:45 a.m.: Resh Road landfill closure cap, quantity adjustment

o noon: Lunch

o 1 p.m.: Text amendments to the forest conservation ordinance

o 1:30 p.m.: Enhanced nutrient removal at Washington County's wastewater treatment plant

o 1:45 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 protect the privacy or reputation of individuals with respect to a matter that is not related to public business; 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; to consult with staff, consultants or other individuals about pending or potential litigation; and to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice)


o No meeting Tuesday, Dec. 22


City Hall, Second Floor, Council Chamber

1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, Dec. 22, 7 p.m.


o Announcements

(1) Meeting schedule

- Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2010, no meeting

- Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010, work session, 4 p.m.

- Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010, work session, 4 p.m.

- Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010, regular session, 7 p.m.

o Citizen comments

o Appointment

(1) Andrew Durham, Board of Zoning Appeals, term to expire Dec. 31, 2012

o Public hearing

(1) Crampton, conversion overlay district

o Minutes: Nov. 3, Nov. 10, Nov. 17 and Nov. 24

o Consent agenda

(1) Water Department

- Treatment chemicals, sodium hypo chlorite, Univar USA Inc., Middletown, Pa., $23,140

- Treatment chemicals, potassium permanganate, Brenntag Northeast, Reading, Pa., $150,000

- Treatment chemicals, fluoride, Univar USA Inc., Middletown, Pa., $20,636

- Treatment chemicals, powered activated carbon, Univar USA Inc., Middletown, Pa., $31,904

- Treatment chemicals, DelPac, Delta Chemical, Baltimore, $268,800

- Treatment chemicals, hydrated lime, Carmeuse Lime Inc., Pittsburgh, $22,210

- Treatment chemicals, liquid chlorine, Univar USA Inc., Middletown, Pa., $29,520

- Treatment chemicals, liquid alum, Delta Chemical, Baltimore, $16,380

- Water inventory, pipe, HD Supply Waterworks Ltd., Martinsburg, W.Va., $46,794

(2) Engineering

-Contract for abatement of snow and ice on sidewalks, Serv-Tech Lawn Service, Hagerstown, $28 per hour labor, $2 per hour equipment, $1.25 per pound chemicals and $20 service call (if job completed upon arrival)

Unfinished business

(1) Approval of an ordinance, zoning text amendment for local conversion district (for non-conforming properties in residential districts

(2) Approval of an annexation resolution, Doub property

o New business

(1) Introduction of an ordinance, comprehensive rezoning phase II

(2) Introduction of an ordinance, land use management code text amendment to eliminate provisions for home occupations and establish home workstation requirements

(3) Introduction of an ordinance, sale of property known as 140 S. Potomac St.

(4) Introduction of an ordinance, quit claim for portion of alley I-7A near Woodpoint Grill

(5) Approval of a resolution, lease agreement for 280 Mill St., Hager Park

(6) Approval of a resolution, 2010 sewer capacity allocation program (SCAP)

(7) Approval of support for Washington County Community Lobbyist Coalition

(8) Approval of acceptance of Grant for North Potomac Street sidewalk project

(9) Approval of application for FY 2011 program open space (POS) projects

(10) Approval of award of contract, Hagerstown Police Department canopy renovations

o City administrator's comments

o Mayor and Council comments

o 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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