This week in government

August 19, 2012

Scheduled meetings this week of the Washington County Board of Education and Hagerstown Mayor and Council (the Washington County Commissioners are not scheduled to meet this week):


• No meeting Tuesday, Aug. 21


Board Conference Room
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 3:30 p.m.


• 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.: Closed session

Board Auditorium
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 6 p.m., Channel 99


• 6:05 p.m.: Correspondence to and from the Board
• 6:10 p.m.: Personnel action
• 6:15 p.m.: Reports to the Board
    (1) 2011-12 Science MSA report
    (2) Board member committee reports
• 6:30 p.m.: Citizen participation
• 7 p.m.: Old business
    (1) Consideration — second reading and adoption of proposed new Policy JHCF (epinephrine availability and use requirements)
    (2) Consideration — second reading and adoption of proposed new Policy JHG (student-athletes preseason practice heat acclimatization guidelines)
• 7:20 p.m.: New business
    (1) Consideration — first reading of revised Policy BD (types of meetings); proposed Policy KD (opportunity for public comment at Board meetings, town meetings and public hearings, and the procedures governing such proceedings); proposed Policy BDDA (agenda format for regular public business meetings - the role of the Agenda Planning Committee); proposed rescission of Policy KD (public participation); and proposed rescission of administrative regulation KD-R (procedures for public participation: citizen participation, town meetings, public hearings)
• 7:35 p.m.: Miscellaneous business
    (1) Consideration — future agenda items and future agenda items list
• 7:40 p.m.: Board member comments
• 7:45 p.m.: Adjournment


City Hall, Council Chamber
1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 3 p.m.


• 3 p.m.: Executive Session
    (1) To consult with counsel to obtain legal advice
        — Legal advice
    (2) 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
    (3) 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.: 77th Special Session
    (1) Introduction of an ordinance — amending the City Code - Chapter 64 Building Construction, Article I, Building Standards, including sprinkler requirements
• 5:10 p.m.: Work Session
    (1) Preliminary agenda review
    (2) Land management code amendments — definitions (junkyards, warehouses and recycling)
    (3) Investment policy — revised
    (4) Proposed dog park
• 6:20 p.m.:
    (1) City administrator’s comments
    (2) Mayor and Council comments
• 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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