This week in government

August 08, 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, Aug. 9, 8:30 a.m.


• 8:35 a.m.: Commissioners’ reports and comments
• 8:50 a.m.: Renewal of County’s community development block grant citizen participation plan, and residential anti-displacement and relocation assistance plans
• 9 a.m.: Public hearing, Maryland neighborhood conservation initiative grant acceptance
• 9:15 a.m.: Child support awareness month proclamation
• 9:30 a.m.: Sale of French Lane Farmhouse property
• 9:45 a.m.: Real property acquisition, 10152 Garis Shop Road
• 10 a.m.: Real property acquisition
    (1) 13415 Marsh Pike
    (2) 13418 Marsh Pike
    (3) Parcel 118, tax map 25
    (4) Parcel 158, tax map 25
• 10:15 a.m.: Other business
    (1) County attorney issues
    (2) Appointments to County boards and commissions
    (3) Reports from County staff
• 10:30 a.m.: Citizen’s participation
• 10:45 a.m.: Washington County Gaming Commission’s annual report and announcement of gaming fund recipients for the fiscal year 2011 funding cycle
• 11:45 a.m.: Depart for 140 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown
• noon: Luncheon with Aspiring to Serve Inc.
• 1 p.m.: Depart for County Administration Building, Room 226, 100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown
• 1:15 p.m.: All American soap box derby world championship winner recognition, Emily Fox
• 1:30 p.m.: Bid award, Longmeadow Road and Marsh Pike intersection improvements; budget transfer from the Halfway and Massey project
• 1:45 p.m.: Bid award, demolition of structures at Longmeadow Road
• 2 p.m.: PlanMaryland draft
• 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; to discuss personnel matters that affect one or more specific individuals; and to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice)


• No meeting Tuesday, Aug. 9


City Hall, Council Chamber
1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Aug. 9, 4 p.m.


• 4 p.m.: Work session
    (1) State Ethics Commission
    (2) Refuse and recycling collection services
    (3) PlanMaryland overview
    (4) Former Food Lion/Eddie’s Tire Service Inc. annexation
• 5:10 p.m.:
    (1) City administrator’s comments
    (2)  Mayor and council comments
• 5:20 p.m.: Executive session, Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall
    (1) To discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom it has jurisdiction
        — Board appointments
• 6:30 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).

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