This week in government

December 10, 2012

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


County Administration Building
100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 1 p.m.


• 7:30 a.m.: Pre-legislative forum and breakfast with the Washington County Delegation at Hager Hall Conference and Event Center, 901 Dual Hwy., Hagerstown
• 1:05 p.m.: Commissioners’ reports and comments
• 1:20 p.m.: Citizens participation
• 1:30 p.m.: Contract award to a consulting firm to provide a comprehensive marketing plan for Hagerstown Regional Airport
• 2 p.m.: Legislative items/meeting with the delegation in Workshop Room 255
• 3:15 p.m.: Youth meritorious awards presentation
• 3:30 p.m.: Draft tiers map discussion
• 3:45 p.m.: Closed session (to consult with staff, consultants, or other individuals about pending or potential litigation; and to consult with counsel to obtain legal advice on a legal matter)


University System of Maryland at Hagerstown
32 W. Washington St., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 9 a.m.

• 9 to 10 a.m.: Joint meeting of the Washington County Delegation to the Maryland General Assembly
    (1) Discussion —Legislative priorities for 2013

Board Conference Room
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 10:30 a.m.

• 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Closed session

Board Auditorium
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 1 p.m., Channel 99


• Special board action
    (1) Board of Education reorganization — Election of president
    (2) Board of Education reorganization — Election of vice president
• Student recognition
    (1) Recognition of state champion athletes
• Public comment
• Board member response to public comment
• New business
    (1) Consideration — First reading of Policy FEI (records retention and disposition); and recommended rescission of Policies ECE, EDD, EEAG, EH, EGC, EFE, GBL and JO (records retention and disposition)
    (2) Consideration — Student information system
    (3) On-call asbestos abatement
    (4) Consideration — First quarter FY 2013 budget adjustments
    (5) Consideration — Gift to Washington County Technical High School valued in the amount o $7,862 from Davidson Beauty Supply, Beauty Systems Group
    (6) Consideration — 2013-14 high school program of studies
• Superintendent’s report
    (1) Barbara Ingram School for the Arts (BISFA) update
• Personnel action
• Reports to the board
    (1) Long term sustain ability of a facility to house the Washington County Public Schools’ administrative offices
    (2) Progress report on the development of educational specifications for “West City” Elementary School
    (3) 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, Dec. 11, 3 p.m.


• 3 p.m.: Tour of Washington County Free Library
• 4:30 p.m.: Work session
    (1) Joint meeting with Washington County delegation at University System of Maryland at Hagerstown (USMH), 32 W. Washington St., First Floor, Hagerstown
• Stop at Public Square for United Way rally, time permitting
• Return to City Hall, 1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown
• 5:15 p.m.: Preliminary agenda review
• 5:45 p.m.: City police and fire pension update
• 6:15 p.m.: MELP property discussion
• 6:40 p.m.: Land management code text amendment and adequate public facilities ordinance (APFO) text amendment, definition of minor subdivision
• 6:50 p.m.: Strategic demolition and smart growth impact fund (SGIF) grant application
• 6:55 p.m.: Acquisition/rehab project for 43-53 W. Washington St.
• 7:10 p.m.: Community development rehabilitation program update
• 7:20 p.m.: Proposed guidelines for awarding community development block grant (CDBG) public service grants
• 7:45 p.m.: Executive session
    (1) To consider a matter that concerns the proposal for a business or industrial organization to locate, expand, or remain in the state
        — Business proposal
• 8 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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