This week in government

April 11, 2011

Meetings this week of the Washington County Commissioners, Washington County Board of Education, and Hagerstown Mayor and Council:


County Administration Building
100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown
Tuesday, April 12, 8:30 a.m.


• 8:35 a.m.: Commissioners’ reports and comments
• 8:55 a.m.: Washington County crime victims’ rights week proclamation
• 9 a.m.: Work session, Room 255; Adequate public facilities ordinance mitigation
• 10 a.m.: Extension of contract, recycling drop-off center services
• 10:30 a.m.: Citizens participation
• 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
• 11 a.m.: Final certification of the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Program (MALPP) agricultural transfer tax fund and the priority preservation areas
• 11:15 a.m.: Amendment to the consolidated general services agreement for the provision of sanitary sewer
• 11:30 a.m.: Construction bid award, rehabilitation of Devils Backbone Park
• 11:45 a.m.: Contract award, real property acquisition services, requirements contract
• noon: Recess
• 1:15 p.m.: Hotel rental tax fund request, The Maryland Symphony Orchestra Inc.
• 1:30 p.m.: General fund budget discussions
• 3 p.m.: Youth meritorious award presentation
• 3:15 p.m.: Depart for 1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown
• 3:30 p.m.: Joint meeting with the Hagerstown Mayor and City Council at City Hall, Council Chamber, 1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown.
    (1) Closed session, to consider a matter that concerns the proposal for a business or industrial organization to locate, expand, or remain in the State



Appalachian Room
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, April 12, 10:30 a.m.


• 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Closed meeting

Board Auditorium
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, April 12, 1 p.m., channel 99


• 1:05 p.m.: Correspondence to and from the Board
• 1:10 p.m.: Personnel action
• 1:15 p.m.: Reports to the Board
    (1) Legislative update
    (2) 2011-20 student enrollment projections
    (3) Board member committee reports
• 1:45 p.m.: Citizen participation
• 2:15 p.m.: New business
    (1) Bester Elementary School feasibility study
    (2) Consideration, appointments to the Facilities and Enrollment Advisory Committee (FEAC) and appointment to the ethics panel
    (3) Consideration, consent agenda, bottled drinking water; site electrical improvements for the Boonsboro School complex; portable classroom relocation and demolition at four schools; bleacher replacement at Boonsboro High; boiler/chiller replacement at Boonsboro Elementary; and school-based health center at Boonsboro High
    (4) Consideration, option to extend contract of independent auditors
    (5) Consideration, first reading of proposed policy IHBA (physical education and athletic programs for students) an revised policy KCE (school volunteers/criminal background checks)
    (6) Consideration, gift in the amount of $21,131.08 to Smithsburg Elementary School from the Smithsburg Elementary School PTA
    (7) Consideration, future agenda items and future agenda items list
• 3:40 p.m.: Miscellaneous business
• 3:45 p.m.: Board member comments
• 3:50 p.m.: Adjournment
    (1) Calendar of activities


City Hall, Council Chamber
1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown
Tuesday, April 12, 3 p.m.


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