This week in local government

August 05, 2013


Board of Education
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Aug. 6, 8:30 a.m.

• 8:30 a.m.: Joint meeting with the Board of Education
    (1) 2013 educational facilities master plan
• 9:45 a.m.: Depart for County Administration Building, Room 227, 100 W. Washington St., Hagerstown
• 10:05 a.m.: Commissioners’ reports and comments
• 10:20 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
• 10:30 a.m.: Citizens participation
• 10:40 a.m.: Washington County Gaming Commission’s annual report and 2013 gaming fund allocation announcement
• 11 a.m.: Public hearing — Maryland community development block grant and neighborhood conservation initiative grant
• 11:15 a.m.: Public hearing — Text amendments to the Washington County zoning ordinance to article 18 (section 18.2) and article 21 (sections 21.42 and 21.43) to correct errors relating to solar energy generating systems
• 11:30 a.m.: Solid waste facility operating alternative
• 12:30 p.m.: Break
• 2 p.m.: Public hearing — Proposed text amendment to the adequate public facilities ordinance to create the alternative mitigation contribution
• 2:30 p.m.: Road transfer agreement for portions of Haven Road and Outer Drive
• 2:40 p.m.: Progress status and update — Various projects and customer services performed by engineering and construction and division of public works
• 2:50 p.m.: Certificate of appreciation to David Pool
• 3 p.m.: Washington County fire and rescue strategic plan
• 3:20 p.m.: Closed session (to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, and/or performance evaluation of appointees, employees, or officials over whom this public body has jurisdiction)
• 3:45 p.m.: Depart for 13011 Maugansville Road
• 4 p.m.: Tour of the Washington County Humane Society, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown


Board Auditorium
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Aug. 6, 9:30 a.m., Channel 99

• 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.: Discussion
    (1) 2012-13 Maryland School Assessment (MSA) results
• 10:45 to 11:30 a.m.: Discussion
    (1) Process for development of a mission and/or vision statement for Washington County Public Schools

Board Conference Room
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Aug. 6, 12:30 p.m.

• 12:30 to 2 p.m.: Closed session

Board Auditorium
820 Commonwealth Ave., Hagerstown
Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2 p.m., Channel 99

• Superintendent’s report
    (1) Signing of memoranda of understanding with Washington County Teachers Association (WCTA) and the Washington County Educational Support Personnel Inc. (WCESP)
    (2) ELA/Literacy PARCC assessment
• Public comment
• Board member response to public comment
• Old business
    (1) Consideration: Second reading of revised Policy ADF (Wellness: Physical and Nutritional Health)
• New business
    (1) Consideration: First reading of revised Policy GCN (Evaluation of School System Employees)
    (2) Consideration: Contract with Teachscape for professional development online modules for teacher and administrator training
    (3) Consideration: Gift in the amount of $8,000 to Williamsport Elementary School from Williamsport Elementary PTA
    (4) Consideration: Schematic design for “West City” Elementary School
• Personnel action
• 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

• No meeting Tuesday, Aug. 6

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 (s). For City Council, call Bruce Zimmerman at 301-797-6617 (Voice/TDD).

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