This week in government

January 14, 2013

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, Jan. 15, 10 a.m.


• 10 a.m.: Closed session (to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, and/or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; and to discuss any other personnel matter that affects one or more specific individuals)
• 10:20 a.m.: Commissioners’ reports and comments
• 10:30 a.m.: Citizen’s participation
• 10:40 a.m.: Other business
    (1) County attorney issues
    (2) Appointments to county boards and commissions
    (3) County administrator’s comments
    (4) Reports from county staff
• 11 a.m.: FFY 2013 hazardous materials emergency preparedness grant
• 11:15 a.m.: Youth meritorious award presentation
• noon: Recess


Board Conference Room
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 11 a.m.

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

Board Auditorium
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 1 p.m., Channel 99



• Public comment
• Board member response to public comment
• Old business
    (1) Consideration: Second reading of Policy FEI (records retention and disposition); and the rescission of Policies ECE, EDD, EEAG, EH, EGC, EFE, GBL and JO (records retention and disposition)
• New business
    (1) Consideration: First reading of Policy IKA (grading system - high schools and middle schools)
    (2) Consideration: Gift to Barbara Ingram School for the Arts valued in the amount of $9,999 (Yamaha grand piano)
    (3) Consideration: Professional design - HVAC replacement at E. Russell Hicks Middle School
    (4) Consideration: Board of Education Advisory Committee appointments
    (5) Consideration: Salary study commission recommendations
    (6) Consideration: Board member standing committee assignments
    (7) Consideration: Maryland Association of Boards of Education (MABE) committee assignments
• Personnel action
• Reports to the board
    (1) School health services update
    (2) Teen pregnancy update
    (3) 2012 school progress index (SPI)
    (4) 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, Jan. 15, 4 p.m.


• 4 p.m.: Work session
    (1) Preliminary agenda review
    (2) Police and fire employee retirement plan update
    (3) FY 12 comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR)
    (4) Sora Development/Hobson Enterprise presentation to Mayor and City Council
    (5) Code administration, Mayor and Council program priorities
    (6) Sale of City property, 11, 12, 15 and 16 Public Square
    (7) Municipal Stadium improvements for the 2013 season and 2013 fireworks schedule
    (8) Municipal Electric Light Plant (MELP) discussion
• 7:20 p.m.:
    (1) City administrator’s comments
    (2) Mayor and Council comments
• 7:30 p.m.: Executive session
    (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
        — Various personnel issues
• 7:45 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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