This week in government

January 21, 2013

The agenda for this week’s scheduled meeting of Hagerstown’s Mayor and Council (the Washington County Commissioners and Washington County Board of Education are not scheduled to meet this week:)


City Hall, Council Chamber
1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 7 p.m.


• Announcements
    (1) Meeting schedule
        — Tuesday, Jan. 29, budget retreat, 4 p.m.
        — Tuesday, Feb. 5, work session, 4 p.m.
        — Tuesday, Feb. 12, work session, 4 p.m.
        — Tuesday, Feb. 19, work session, 4 p.m.
        — Tuesday, Feb. 26, regular session, 7 p.m.
• Appointment/oath of office: Mark R. Holtzman, Chief of Police
• Citizen comments
• Public hearing: Land management code text amendment and adequate public facilities ordinance text amendment — Definition of minor subdivision
• Minutes: Dec. 4, Dec. 11 and Dec. 18
• Consent agenda
    (1) Department of Parks and Engineering
        — Stormwater management retrofit study by URS Corporation of Germantown, Md. for $31,950
    (2) Department of Community and Economic Development
        — Open containers law exemption for Western Maryland BluesFest May 30 and 31 and June 1, and for Augustoberfest Aug. 24 and 25
        — 36-40 N. Potomac St. required utility work by the Hagerstown Utility Department for $33,000
    (3) Hagerstown Police Department
        — 2013 Ford police cruiser from Brekford of Hanover, Md. for $41,644
• New business
    (1) Introduction of an annexation resolution: 12305 Delwood Ave.
    (2) Approval of an annexation plan: 12305 Delwood Ave.
    (3) Approval of a resolution: Agreement to furnish consultant services for cable franchise — CBG Communications Inc.
    (4) Approval of a resolution: 2013 summer play camp operations — Hagerstown YMCA
    (5) Approval of a resolution: 2013 summer play camp operations — Girls Inc. of Washington County
    (6) Approval of a resolution: 2013 summer play camp operations — Memorial Recreation Center Inc.
    (7) Approval of a license agreement: Washington County Board of County Commissioners —flag pole at Washington County Free Library
    (8) Approval of one-time exception to Hagerstown business revolving loan guidelines for The Maryland Theatre loan
    (9) Approval of Community Development Block Grant service — guidelines for awarding public service grants
    (10) Approval of Community Development Building Facade Rehabilitation program
    (11) Approval of contracts for Franklin Street and Washington Avenue sidewalk construction, grant funding of $385,000
    (12) Approval of Municipal Stadium improvements for the 2013 season
    (13) Approval of Hagerstown Suns fireworks schedule 2013
• City administrator’s comments
• Mayor and Council comments
• Adjourn 

Arrangements can be made in advance for people with disabilities who want to attend  this meeting. Call Bruce Zimmerman at 301-797-6617 (Voice/TDD).

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