This week in government

April 16, 2012

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


17820 Garland Groh Blvd., Hagerstown
Tuesday, April 17, 8:30 a.m.

• 8:30 a.m.: Washington County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association breakfast meeting at IHOP, 17820 Garland Groh Blvd., Hagerstown

Washington County Administration Building
100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, Room 226
Tuesday, April 17, 10 a.m.


• 10 a.m.: Closed session (to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, 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 consider a matter that concerns the proposal for a business or industrial organization to locate, expand, or remain in the State)
• 10:30 a.m.: Citizens participation
• 10:40 a.m.: Other business
    (1) County attorney issues
        —Economic Development Commission Ordinance discussion/adoption
    (2) Appointments to County boards and commissions
• 10:50 a.m.: Adoption of urban growth area comprehensive rezoning amendments
• 11 a.m.: Commissioner reports and comments
• 11:15 a.m.: Legislation discussion
• noon: 24th annual child welfare workshop and luncheon at Lifehouse Church Bethel, 515 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown
• 1:30 p.m.: Bid award
    (1) Laboratory services for water/wastewater testing for the Department of Water Quality
• 1:40 p.m.: General fund budget
• 2:45 p.m.: Depart for City Hall, 1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown.
• 3 p.m.: Joint meeting with the Mayor and City Council at City Hall, 1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown
    (1) Presentation by Ripken Design on downtown multi-use facility
• 4 p.m: Break
• 6 p.m.: Celebration of Business 2012 event at Fountain Head Country Club, 13316 Fountain Head Road, Hagerstown


Board Auditorium
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, April 17, 1 p.m.


• Superintendent’s report
    (1) Recognition of State championship track teams at Boonsboro High and Smithsburg High; Boonsboro High Bocce Ball State champions; Williamsport High State champion wrestler, Zach Shoemaker; individual tract State champion from Williamsport High, Evan Hardy; and track State champion, Nick Seabright from Boonsboro High.
• Personnel actions
• Reports to the Board
    (1) Legislative update
    (2) Rotary Club literacy initiative
    (3) 2012-21 student enrollment projections
    (4) Complete status prediction
    (5) Board member committee reports
• Citizen participation
• New business
    (1) Bester Elementary School construction documents
    (2) Consent agenda; inspection, maintenance, repair, and installation of physical education equipment, roof and gym window replacement at Boonsboro High School
    (3) Re-appointment of member to the ethics advisory panel
• Miscellaneous business
    (1) Future agenda items and future agenda items list
• Board member comments
• Adjournment


City Hall, Council Chamber
1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown
Tuesday, April 17, 3 p.m.


• 3 p.m.: Joint work session with Washington County Delegation and Washington County Commissioners
    (1) Ripken Design feasibility study, downtown multi-use outdoor sports and events center
    (2) Preliminary agenda review
• 5:15 p.m.:
    (1) City administrator’s comments
    (2) Mayor and Council comments
• 5:30 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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