This week in government

February 05, 2012

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


Fountain Head Country Club
13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 7:30 a.m.


• 7:30 a.m.: State of the County presentation, hosted by Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce at Fountain Head Country Club

• 9:30 a.m.: Depart for County Administration Building, Room 226, 100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown

• 9:50 a.m.: Commissioners’ reports and comments

• 10:10 a.m.: Bid award, new corrugated pipe/accessories and new guard rail/hardware

• 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.: Discussion on proposed walk-through permit services

• 11:20 a.m.: Partnering project Maryland State Highway Administration project and Board of County Commissioners, intersection improvements, Garis Shop Road/Poffenberger Road and Alternate U.S. Route 40

• 11:45 a.m.: Closed session (to consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose and matters directly related thereto; to consult with staff about potential litigation; and to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice)

• 12:15 p.m.: Break

• 6:30 p.m.: State of the County presentation at Hager Hall Conference and Event Center, 901 Dual Hwy., Hagerstown; hosted by the Washington County government


Board Conference Room
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 11 a.m.

• 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Closed session

Board Auditorium
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 1 p.m., channel 99

• 1:05 p.m.: Correspondence to and from the Board

• 1:10 p.m.: Superintendent’s report

• 1:15 p.m.: Personnel action

• 1:20 p.m.: Reports to the Board

    (1) Legislative update

    (2) SAT senior participation and results

    (3) Student dropout data

    (4) Status of the school breakfast program

    (5) Board member committee reports

• 2:40 p.m.: Citizen participation

• 3:10 p.m.: Old business

    (1) Consideration, second reading of Policy BBFE (ethics), Administrative Regulation BBFE-R (ethics regulations), and Exhibits BBFE-E(1) (ethics complaint reporting form), BBFE-E(2) (lobbying registration form), BBFE-E(3) (financial disclosure Form A), and BBFE-E(4) (financial disclosure Form B)

• 3:20 p.m.: New business

    (1) Consideration, consent agenda, exterior window and door replacement at Smithsburg High and natural gas bid-authority to award

    (2) Consideration, gift to Boonsboro High School in the amount of $10,500 from an anonymous donor

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

• 3:45 p.m.: Board member comments

• 3:50 p.m.: Adjournment


City Hall, Council Chamber
1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 4 p.m.

• 4 p.m.: 63rd special session

    (1) Approval of an ordinance, sale of three CDBG homes to Habitat for Humanity of Washington County

• 4:10 p.m.: Work session

    (1) Review of the police and fire employees’ retirement plan and OPEB

    (2) Kennels, existing regulations and proposed land management code amendments

    (3) City of Hagerstown volunteer program

    (4) St. Patrick’s Day Run update

• 5:35 p.m.:

    (1) City administrator’s comments

    (2) Mayor and Council comments

• 5:45 p.m.: Executive session

    (1) To consider a matter that concerns the proposal for a business or industrial organization to locate, expand, or remain in the State

        — Business proposal

            * Discussion and status report

• 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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