This week in government

May 03, 2010

Washington County Commissioners

County Administration Building

100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, May 4, 8:30 a.m.


o 8:35 a.m.: Proclamation, be kind to animals week

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

o 9 a.m.: Public hearing

(1) Adoption of new Washington County stormwater management, grading, soil erosion and sediment control ordinance

o 10 a.m.: Intergovernmental cooperative purchase for inmate payphone services at the County detention center

o 10:15 a.m.: Break


o 10:30 a.m.: Citizens participation

(1) Julianna Albowicz to introduce Dr. Peg Althoff, Western Maryland RC&D coordinator

o 10:40 a.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.: Washington County Maryland general obligation bonds, authorizing resolution

o noon: Lunch

o 1 p.m.: Construction bid award for the rehabilitation of Harpers Ferry Road bridge over Antietam Creek

o 1:15 p.m.: Removal of Devil's Backbone dam

o 1:45 p.m.: Closed session (to discuss the appointment, employee, and/or assignment of appointees, employees or officials over whom it has jurisdiction; to discuss personnel matters that affect one or more specific individuals; and to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice)

o 3 p.m.: Youth meritorious awards

o 3:15 p.m.: Break

o 7 p.m.: Public hearing at the Kepler Theatre, Hagerstown Community College

(1) Budget presentation

Washington County Board of Education

Board Auditorium

820 commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown

Tuesday, May 4, 1 p.m., Channel 99


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

o 1:10 p.m.: Personnel action

o 1:15 p.m.: Reports to the board

(1) Alternative engineering projects, Washington County Technical High School

(2) Legislative update

(3) Enrollment projections

(4) Board member committee reports

o 2:05 p.m.: Citizen participation

o 2:35 p.m.: Old business

(1) Consideration, second reading of Policy ECBA (maintenance and operations, energy conservation)

(2) Consideration, second reading of proposed revised policy FEB (professional architectural and engineering services)

o 2:55 p.m.: New business

(1) Consideration, appointment of impact aid liaison

(2) Consideration, name for "Eastern Primary" School

(3) Consideration, third quarter budget adjustments

(4) Consideration, food and nutrition services FY2011 budget

(5) Consideration, consent agenda, dependent eligibility verification audit; new ceiling and lighting and asbestos abatement at E. Russell Hicks Middle; new visitors bleachers and A.D.A. Access at the football stadium at Hancock Middle/Senior High; boiler replacement at Emma K. Doub Elementary; and Latex running track renovations and repairs at Williamsport High

(6) Consideration, textbook adoption local, state and national government; advanced placement U.S. government; and advanced placement European history/IB history

(7) Consideration, special education FY2011 local plan and application

(8) Consideration, future agenda items and future agenda items list

o 4:05 p.m.: Miscellaneous business

o 4:10 p.m.: Board member comments

Hagerstown Mayor and City Council

City Hall, Second Floor, Council Chamber

1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, May 4, 4 p.m.


o 4 p.m.: Budget work session

o 6 p.m.: Executive session

o 7:30 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).

The Herald-Mail Articles