This week in government

March 18, 2013

Agendas for this week’s scheduled meetings of the Washington County Commissioners, Washington County Board of Education, and Hagerstown Mayor and Council:


University of Maryland Extension
7303 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro
Tuesday, March 19, 7:30 a.m.

• 7:30 a.m.: University of Maryland Extension and Advisory Council breakfast

County Administration Building
100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, Room 227
Tuesday, March 19, 9 a.m.


• 9 a.m.: Commissioner’s’ reports and comments
• 9:10 a.m.: Budget discussion — Department of Water Quality
• 9:50 a.m.: Rural Legacy Program easement approval for Little Antietam Farm Properties LLC
• 10 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
• 10:10 a.m.: Sole source contract award for 410 Neptune water meters for use by the Department of Water Quality
• 10:20 a.m.: Intergovernmental cooperative purchase — Mobile command vehicle
• 10:30 a.m.: Citizens participation
• 10:40 a.m.: License agreement for flagpole at Washington County Free Library
• 10:55 a.m.: Acquisition of real property — Stevenson Road bridge repairs
• 11:10 a.m.: Acquisition of real property — Charles Mill Road culvert replacement
• 11:20 a.m.: Closed session (to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, compensation, and/or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction; and to discuss other personnel matters that affect one or more specific individuals)


Board Conference Room
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, March 19, 3:30 p.m.

• 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.: Closed session

Board Auditorium
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, March 19, 6 p.m., Channel 99


• Public comment
• Board member response to public comment
• New business
    (1) Consideration: Professional architectural and design services for “West City”
    (2) Consideration: Consent agenda — Security vestibule at Williamsport High School; Waste removal and recycling for new Bester Elementary; change in award 11A kitchen equipment for new Bester Elementary; and on-call architectural and engineering services
    (3) Consideration: Second quarter FY2013 budget adjustments
    (4) Consideration: Proposed FY2014 general fund operating budget
    (5) Consideration: Group health insurance — Vision partial
• Superintendent’s report
    (1) Recognition of National Board Certified Teacher — Brooke Jozik, English Language Arts teacher at Boonsboro High; and re-certification of National Board Certified Teachers — Lucy Austin, Kindergarten teacher at Paramount Elementary; Linda Barnhart, Music teacher at Rockland Woods Elementary; and Diane Mentzer, Library Media Specialist at Bester Elementary
• Reports to the Board
    (1) 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, March 19, 4 p.m.


• 4 p.m.: Special session
    (1) Approval of an ordinance —Acquisition of 43-53 W. Washington St. pursuant to Chapter 235 of the City Code
    (2) Approval of a first refusal option — 43-53 W. Washington St.
• 4:10 p.m.: Work session
    (1) St. Baldrick’s Foundation Day proclamation
    (2) Preliminary agenda review
    (3) Hager House — Presentation by the Washington County Historical Society
    (4) Bicycle Advisory Committee update
    (5) Pool operations for the 2013 season
    (6) City liability and property insurance
    (7) Discussion of Duvinage incentive package
    (8) Economic Development Commission’s strategic plan city input —Top five priorities
    (9) Speed camera violations —Unpaid tickets contract amendment
    (10) CIP projects/debt affordability
• 6:50 p.m.:
    (1) City administrator’s comments
    (2) Mayor and Council comments
• 7 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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