This week in government

April 01, 2013

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


Washington County Board of Education headquarters
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, April 2, 8 a.m.

Joint meeting with the Board of Education
• Pupil generation rates
• Second Quarter budget adjustments to board of education’s FY2013 General Fund Budget
• Long term sustainability of a facility to house the Washington County Public Schools’ administrative offices update

County Administration Building
100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, Room 226
Tuesday, April 2, 9:15 a.m.

• 9:15 a.m. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance
—Call to Order
—Approval of minutes
• 9:20 a.m.: Commissioners’ reports and comments
• 9:30 a.m.: Colorectal cancer awareness month
• 9:40 a.m.: Other business:
—County Attorney issues
—Appointments to county boards and commissions
—County Administrator’s comments
—Reports from county staff
• 10 a.m.: Contract award (PUR-1204) — Telecommunications maintenance services
• 10:15 a.m.: Contract award (PUR-1200) — Food services at the Washington County Detention Center
• 10:30 a.m.: Citizens participation
• 10:40 a.m.: Contract awards (PUR-1201) — Group health insurance — medical prescription, care management/wellness, dental, vision coverage and stop loss coverage
• 11 a.m.: Discussion of strategic economic development plan coordinator position

101 Tandy Drive, Hagerstown
Tuesday, April 2, noon

• Luncheon and budget presentation with the Washington County Free Library board of trustees

County Administration Building
100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, Room 226
Tuesday, April 2, 1:45 p.m.

• 1:45 p.m.: — Annual transit grant funding application
• 2 p.m.: — Budget discussion
—Capital Improvement Project — Hagerstown Community College
• 3 p.m.: Closed session

120 W. Washington St., Hagerstown
Tuesday, April 2, 3:20 p.m.

• Washington County Publications and Community Affairs open house event


Board Conference Room
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, April 2, 9 a.m.

• Closed session

Board Auditorium
Tuesday, April 2, 1 p.m., Channel 99

• Call to order and declaration of a quorum
• Pledge of Allegiance
• Moment of silence
• Introduction of students and guests
• Approval of agenda
• Approval of minutes
• Superintendent’s report
1. Recognition of Boonsboro High School as a Maryland Blue Ribbon School
• Public comment
• Board member response to public comment
• Old business — none
• New Business
1. Consideration: First reading of Policy JFCA (student dress code)
2. Consideration: Food and Nutrition Services FY2014 budget
3. Consideration: Purchase agreement for 10435 Downsville Pike
4. Consideration: Interior renovations at the lower level at Western Heights Middle School (Bid No. 2013-24)
5. Consideration: AP statistics textbook adoption
6. Consideration: Maryland Association of Boards of Education (MABE) Board of directors and officers nominations
• Personnel action
1. Personnel action
• Reports to the Board
1. 2013-2022 Enrollment forecast
2. Legislative update
3. Facilities and Enrollment Advisory Committee (FEAC) temporary enrollment relief recommendations for Pangborn Elementary for 2013-2014
4. Electricity supply for Frederick Area Cooperative Purchasing Committee (FACPC) (RFP No. 2013-19)
5. Board member committee reports
• Miscellaneous business
1. Discussion: Facility naming rights


101 Tandy Drive, Hagerstown
Tuesday, April 2, noon

• State of the Library and budget presentation luncheon

City Hall, Council Chamber
1 E. Franklin St., Hagerstown
Tuesday, April 2, 4 p.m.

Work session:
• 4 p.m.: 1. Proclamation: Recognition of Jazz and Poetry Month
• 4:10 p.m.: 2. Dog Park Task Force report and recommendation
• 4:55 p.m.: 3. Permanent seating at the Bandshell in City Park
• 5:05 p.m.: 4. Next steps on Downtown master planning process
• 5:25 p.m.: 5. Business assistance — Flying Pie Company
• 5:35 p.m.: 6. Presentation of budget
• 6:35 p.m.:
City Administrator’s comments
Mayor and Council Comments
• 6:45 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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