This week in government

May 07, 2012

Scheduled meetings this week of the Washington County Commissioners and Hagerstown's Mayor and Council (the county Board of Education will not meet this week):


County Administration Building
100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown
Tuesday, May 8, 9:45 a.m.


• 9:50 a.m.: Commissioners’ reports and comments
• 10:05 a.m.: Other business
    (1) County attorney issues
        — Animal control ordinance, potential revision
    (2) Appointments to County boards and commissions
    (3) County administrator’s comments
    (4) Reports from County staff
• 10:30 a.m.: Citizens participation
• 10:40 a.m.: Real property acquisition, 11351 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown
• 10:50 a.m.: Real property acquisition, Eastern Boulevard, Antietam substation
• 11 a.m.: Award of bids for the Washington County general obligation bonds
• 11:20 a.m.: FFY07 public safety interoperable communications grant
• 11:30 a.m.: Mutual firefighting and rescue assistance agreement
• 11:40 a.m.: Addressing ordinance for Washington County
• 11:50 a.m.: Depart for Elgin Station Community Center, 40 Elgin Blvd., Hagerstown
• noon: Youth meritorious year-end luncheon
• 1:20 p.m.: Depart for County Administration Building, Room 227, 100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown
• 1:30 p.m.: Bid award - Maugans Avenue at Crayton Boulevard signal
• 1:45 p.m.: Resolution - senior citizen supplemental homeowners’ property tax credit
• 2 p.m.: Appalachian regional commission preliminary project descriptions
• 2:15 p.m.: Annual Hagerstown-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau update
• 2:30 p.m.: Washington County Community Action Council Inc. grant applications
    (1) Emergency and transitional housing and services
    (2) Homelessness prevention program
• 2:45 p.m.: Knob Hall Winery recognition
• 3 p.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; to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice; to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, compensation, and/or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom it has jurisdiction; and to discuss other personnel matters that affect one or more specific individuals)   


• No meeting Tuesday, May 8


Intersection of Lou Scally Alley and Country Club Road
end of 1300 block of Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown

Tuesday, May 8, 3:30 p.m.


• 3:30 p.m.: Dedication of Lou Scally Alley, meet at the intersection of the alley and Country Club Road, at the end of the 1300 block of Oak Hill Ave., Hagerstown
• 4:15 p.m.: Executive session - Mayor’s Office, Second Floor, City Hall, 1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown
    (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 membership
    (2) To consider a matter that concerns the proposal for a business or industrial organization to locate, expand, or remain in the State, and to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice
        — Agreement
• 5 p.m.: 70th special session
    (1) Approval of City funding for multi-use sports and events center
• 5:10 p.m.: Work session
    (1) Utility billing system upgrade, ICS to MUNIS update
    (2) Draft County hazard mitigation plan
    (3) Budget work session
        — Parking fund
        — Property management fund
        — Electric fund
        — Water fund
        — Wastewater fund
• 6:30 p.m.: Adjourn
• 7 p.m.: 70th special session - public hearings
    (1) Community development block grant (CDBG) program proposed annual action plan for FY 2012-13
    (2) FY 2012-13 proposed real property tax rate
    (3) FY 2012-13 proposed budget
    (4) City administrator’s comments
    (5) Mayor and council comments
    (6) 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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