This week in government

October 01, 2012

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


Boonsboro High School
10 Campus Ave., Boonsboro
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 10:30 a.m.

• 10:30 a.m.: Washington County distracted driving awareness campaign event
• 11:30 a.m.: Depart from event
• noon: Recess

County Administration Building
100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 1:15 p.m.


• 1:20 p.m.: Commissioners’ reports and comments
• 1:30 p.m.: Citizens participation
• 1:40 p.m.: Other business
    (1) County attorney issues
    (2) County administrator’s comments
    (3) Reports from County staff
• 1:50 p.m.: Contract award — Bond counsel services
• 2 p.m.: Multi-hazard mitigation plan update
• 2:15 p.m.: Closed session (to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, compensation, and/or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body had jurisdiction; and to discuss other personnel matters that affect one or more specific individuals)


Board Conference Room
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 11:30 a.m.

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

Board Auditorium
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 1 p.m., Channel 99


• 1 p.m.: Declaration of a quorum
• 1:05 p.m.: Correspondence to and from the Board
• 1:10 p.m.: Personnel action
• 1:15 p.m.: Reports to the Board
    (1) FY 2012 financial statement and A-133 Audit: Mike Manspeaker, Partner, Smith Elliott Kerns and Co.; Tim Peters, Manager, Smith Elliott Kerns and Co.; Jeff Yingling, Chair, Audit Committee; Chris South, Chief Financial Officer; and David Brandenburg, Director of Accounting
    (2) 2012 advanced placement and international baccalaureate results
    (3) 2011-12 SAT and ACT results
    (4) Board member committee reports
• 2:10 p.m.: Citizens participation
• 2:40 p.m.: Old business
    (1) Consideration: Consent agenda — Second reading and adoption of 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); and the proposed rescission Policy KD (public participation); and the proposed rescission of Administrative Regulation KD-R (procedures for public participation: citizen participation, town meetings, public hearings)
• 2:50 p.m.: New business
    (1) Consideration: First reading of revised Policy GCQF (employee sales)
    (2) Consideration: First reading of the rescission of Policy GCBE (vacations); Policy GCPA (reduction in professional staff work force); and Policy GCQE (certification: required program planning)
    (3) Consideration: FY2014 Comprehensive Maintenance Plan (CMP); Mark Mills, Director of Facilities Maintenance and Operations; and Boyd Michael, Deputy Superintendent
    (4) Consideration: FY2014 budget calendar
• 3:30 p.m.: Miscellaneous business
    (1) Consideration: Future agenda items and future agenda items list
• 3:35 p.m.: Board member comments
• 3:40 p.m.: Adjournment


City Hall, Council Chamber
1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 4 p.m.


• 4 p.m.: Executive session
    (1) To consider the acquisition of real property for a public purpose and matters directly related thereto
        — Downtown property acquisition
    (2) To consider a matter that concerns the proposal for a business or industrial organization to locate, expand, or remain in the State
        — Business proposal
    (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
        — Business proposal
• 6 p.m.: Work session
    (1) Dog park: Creation of task force
    (2) Building and trade code updates
    (3) Customer service update
• 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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