This week in government

July 18, 2010

Washington County Commissioners

County Administration Building, Room 226

100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, July 20, 8:30 a.m.


o 8:35 a.m.: Commissioners' reports and comments

o 8:50 a.m.: Request for approval of a school mitigation proposal for proposed single-family subdivision consisting of five additional lots under Section 9.1 of the Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance

o 9:10 a.m.: Forest Conservation Ordinance text amendment and resolution to revise fee schedule

o 9:25 a.m.: Certificate in management recognition

o 9:35 a.m.: Certification of AFSCME as exclusive representative of the employees of the collections and maintenance work groups of the division of environment management for the purpose of collective bargaining


o 9:50 a.m.: Stormwater management, grading, soil erosion and sediment control ordinance

o 10:15 a.m.: Emergency shelter grant (ESG) application FY 2010

o 10:30 a.m.: Citizens participation

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.: Community development block grant (CDBG) agreement for grant for funding for the senior center

o 11:30 a.m.: Depart for Agriculture Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike

o noon: Lunch and tour of agriculture education fair

o 1 p.m.: Depart for 100 W. Washington St., Room 226

o 1:30 p.m.: Closed session (to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, discipline, demotion, 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; to consult with staff or other individuals about pending or potential litigation; to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice; to discuss public security as the public body has determined that public discussion would constitute a risk to the public or public security; and to discuss an investigative proceeding on actual or possible criminal conduct)

o 3:30 p.m.: Volunteer Fire Co. of Halfway update

Washington County Board of Education

820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown

Tuesday, July 20, 8:30 a.m.


o Closed session

820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown

Tuesday, July 20, 1:30 p.m.


o Superintendent's report

o Personnel actions

o Reports to the Board

(1) Barbara Ingram School for the Arts update

(2) Board member committee reports

o Citizen participation

o Old business

o New business

(1) Consent agenda -- emergency alert system, automobile frame straightening system for Washington County Technical High School

(2) Gift in the amount of $6,823 to North Hagerstown High School from the Giant Foods A+ Rewards Program

(3) Gift in the amount of $5,268.94 to Clear Spring Elementary School from the Leonard P. Snyder Fund Action

(4) Future agenda times and future agenda items list

o Miscellaneous business

o Board member comments

o Adjournment

o Calendar of activities


City Hall, Council Chamber

1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, July 20, 4 p.m.


o 4 p.m.: Preliminary agenda review

o 4:25 p.m.: Local government insurance trust (LGIT) grant presentation

o 4:30 p.m.: Designated trick or treat date

o 4:35 p.m.: Paperless agenda

o 4:50 p.m.: City code amendments; streets and sidewalks, and water pollution control

o 5:10 p.m.: Follow up discussion of City agenda for Community Lobbying Coalition

o 5:40 p.m.: Planning Commission's 2009 annual report

o 5:55 p.m.: 2010 special area plan/comprehensive plan amendments Phase IV discussion

o 6:30 p.m.: Review of North Potomac Street Streetscape project additional scope of work

o 6:45 p.m.:

(1) City administrator's comments

(2) Mayor and Council comments

o 7 p.m.: Executive session

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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