This week in government

July 25, 2011

Scheduled meetings this week of the Washington County Commissioners and Hagerstown Mayor and City Council:


County Administration Building
100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown
Tuesday, July 26, 10 a.m.


• 10:10 a.m.: Commissioners’ reports and comments
• 10:30 a.m.: Citizens participation
• 10:40 a.m.: Rural Legacy Program (RLP) easement approval for Steven L. Saville and Leona M. Saville
• 11 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
• 11:20 a.m.: Contract award, Wright Road emergency force main repair
• 11:45 a.m.: Depart for 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro
• noon: Lunch and tour at the Washington County Ag Expo and Fair, Agriculture Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro
• 1 p.m.: Depart for County Administration Building, Room 227, 100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown
• 1:15 p.m.: Washington County Free Library renovation and expansion, change order request, remove underground storage tank
• 2:30 p.m.: Economic Development Commission (EDC) priorities and goals and welcoming reception for the new EDC board members
• 3 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; and to discuss personnel matters that affect one or more specific individuals)
• 6 p.m.: Public hearing at Hager Hall Conference and Event Center, 901 Dual Hwy., Hagerstown
    (1) Urban Growth Area (UGA) comprehensive rezoning and UGA boundary adjustments


• No meeting Tuesday, July 26


City Hall, Council Chamber
1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown
Tuesday, July 26, 7 p.m.
Regular session


• Announcements
    (1) Meeting schedule
        — Tuesday, Aug. 2, National Night Out, 6 to 8 p.m.
        — Tuesday, Aug. 9, work session, 4 p.m.
        — Tuesday, Aug. 16, work session, 4 p.m.
        — Tuesday, Aug. 23, regular session, 7 p.m.
        — Tuesday, Aug. 30, no meeting
• Appointments
    (1) Michelle Burker, Director of Finance
    (2) Board of Zoning Appeals
        — Janice Kelsh, term to expire Nov. 30, 2014
        — Michael Snyder, term to expire April 30, 2013
        — James D. Shives, term to expire April 30, 2013
        — Michael Snyder, term to expire Oct. 31, 2013
        — Brett Wilson, term to expire Jan. 31, 2012
    (3) Planning commission
        — David S. Gysberts, term to expire May 30, 2014
        — Dennis C. Miller, term to expire Oct. 31, 2014
        — James W. Stone, term to expire June 30, 2013
• Citizen comments
• Public hearing
    (1) Annexation of former Food Lion/Eddie’s Tire
• Minutes: June 7, June 14 and June 21
• Consent agenda
    (1) Department of Community and Economic Development
        — Application permit for Augustoberfest charitable foundation, Central Parking Lot, Aug. 27 and Aug. 28
        — Open containers law exemption and application permit for University System of Maryland at Hagerstown, University Plaza, Oct. 14
        — Approval of street closure, Aug. 19, Alsatia Club car show
    (2) City clerk
        — Update of City Code, General Code, Rochester, N.Y., $17,325
    (3) Department of Utilities
        — Water Division, re-build parts for EIMCO Trac-Vac, Ovivo USA LLC, Salt Lake City, Utah, $13,613
        — Electric Division, Hagerstown neighborhood light poles and fixtures, traffic systems and technology, Manassas, Va., $10,626
• Unfinished business
    (1) Approval of an ordinance, Eastern Boulevard improvement district
    (2) Approval of an ordinance, amending Chapter 98 of the City Code, fire prevention, fee modifications
    (3) Approval of a resolution, split-parcel annexation
• New business
    (1) Approval of a resolution, authorizing a financial incentive agreement between the City of Hagerstown and Dynamark Monitoring Inc.
    (2) Approval of intergovernmental purchasing for desk top purchasing of office supplies, Phillips Office Products/Independent Stationers
    (3) Approval of liability and property insurance coverage for fiscal 2012, Local Government Insurance Trust (LGIT), Hanover, Md., $396,551
    (4) Approval of a contract, City Park, Digby Parking Lot construction, Fayetteville Contractors Inc., Fayetteville, Pa., $172,672.29
• City administrator’s comments
• Mayor and Council comments
• 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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