This week in government

November 19, 2012

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


Board Auditorium
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 6 p.m., Channel 99


• Public comment
• Board member response to public comment
• Old business
    (1) Consideration — Consent agenda: Second reading of revised Policy GCDA (Professional Staff Hiring); and the rescission of Policy GCC (Administrative and Supervisory Vacancies); Policy GCDB (Administrative and Supervisory Employment); Policy GCI (Professional Staff Assignments and Transfers “Administrative and Supervisory”; Policy GCK (Professional Staff Work Load “Administrative and Supervisory”); and Policy GCO (Administrative and Supervisory Selection)
    (2) Consideration — Second reading of Policy DL (Retirement Investment Committee)
• New business
    (1) Consideration — Option to extend contract of independent auditors
    (2) Consideration — Appointment of members to the calendar advisory committee
• Personnel action
• Reports to the board
    (1) Identification of legislative priorities for the 2013 Maryland Legislative Session
    (2) Board member committee reports
• Miscellaneous business
    (1) Consideration — Future agenda items and future agenda items list
• Board member comments
• Adjournment


City Hall, Council Chamber
1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 7 p.m.


• Announcements
    (1) Meeting schedule
        — Tuesday, Dec. 4, work session, 4 p.m.
        — Tuesday, Dec. 11, work session, 4 p.m.
        — Tuesday, Dec. 18, regular session, 7 p.m.
        — Tuesday, Dec. 25, no meeting
• Guests
    (1) Proclamation — Small business Saturday
    (2) Hagerstown Gridiron Championship Classic MVP — Tre Anderson, North Hagerstown High School; Sarosh Bukhari, South Hagerstown High School
    (3) City College attendees
• Citizen comments
• Minutes — Sept. 25, Oct. 2, 9, 16 and 23
• Consent agenda
    (1) Department of Parks and Engineering
        — Parks: Extension of grounds services contract
        — Engineering: Approval of 2013 and 2014 pavement preservation program
    (2) Department of Public Works
        — Extension of gasoline purchase order by $40,000
    (3) Information Technology and Support Services
        — Copier replacements and lease renewal by Word Processing Services of Hagerstown for $21,060 annually
    (4) Community and Economic Development
        — 2013 Western Maryland Blues Fest budget
• Unfinished business
    (1) Approval of an ordinance —Revisions to City Code Chapter 209: Sediment control
• New business
    (1) Approval of a resolution — Accept offer of dedication of “Garst Court” and “Mercer Drive”
    (2) Approval of a resolution — Amending Article V, Section 503 and Section 506 of the City Charter to provide for non-partisan city elections
    (3) Approval of a resolution — Accept an amendment to the lease with Hagerstown Baseball LLC
    (4) Approval of change in traffic pattern at Belview Avenue at Hillcrest Road
    (5) Approval of bulk gasoline purchase from James River Solutions of Ashland, Va. for $362,227
    (6) Approval of diesel fuel purchase from Cato Inc. of Salisbury, Md. for $411,968
    (7) Approval of utilities bulk chemical purchase for remainder of FY 2013 and first half of FY 2014 — Wastewater: $387,760 and water division: $510,943 from various vendors
    (8) Approval of Motor Vehicle Administration — Privacy protection policy agreement
    (9) Approval of memorandum of understanding with Memorial Recreation Center for after school program
    (10) Approval of application for FY 2014 program open space (POS) projects
    (11) Approval of memorandum of understanding with DFIN, LLC for use of property at 1910 Dual Hwy.
• City Administrator’s comments
• Mayor and Council comments
• 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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