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Thursday, November 13, 2014 – 5:00 p.m.
701 Kelly Road, Room 100, Cumberland, Maryland
WE ASK THOSE CITIZENS WISHING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD TO REGISTER ON THE SIGN-UP SHEET AND CONDENSE THEIR COMMENTS TO FIVE MINUTES OR LESS. THIS WILL ALLOW AN OPPORTUNITY FOR EVERYONE WISHING TO COME FORWARD TO HAVE A CHANCE TO SPEAK. IF AN ADDITIONAL FIVE MINUTES IS NEEDED, THEIR NAME WILL BE ADDED TO THE BOTTOM OF THE LIST. WE WILL CONDUCT OUR MEETING IN AN ORDERLY FASHION AND ASK THAT EVERYONE WISHING TO SPEAK FIRST BE RECOGNIZED BY THE PRESIDENT, COME TO THE MICROPHONE, AND GIVE HIS OR HER NAME AND ADDRESS PRIOR TO THEIR COMMENTS.
Pledge of Allegiance
Authorize and specify any additions or deletions to this agenda.
Approve the minutes of the October 23, 2014 public business meeting.
REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT
Item 1 – Marissa Swope – Reciting an appeal presented by Benjamin Franklin during the Assembly of the Continental Congress.
Item 3 – Cumberland Valley Optimist Club Youth Appreciation Day – Anne Twigg, Club Vice-President, and Elena Manasse, Youth Appreciation Day Chair.
Item 4 – Public
Hearing on Code Home Rule Bill 2-14 – “Solar Energy Systems”
David A. Dorsey, Planning Coordinator.
Item 7 – Resolution No. 14-28 – Water & Sewer Rates – Board of County Commissioners to approve the proposed rate resolution adopted by the Allegany County Sanitary Commission setting forth water and sewer rates for County customers in fiscal year 2015 – Paul F. Kahl, PE, Director of Public Works.
Item 9 – Manufacturer’s Tax Exemption –
Board of County Commissioners to authorize the approval of
Manufacturer’s Tax Exemption for equipment purchased in 2013
by AES Warrior Run Limited Partnership.
The exemption granted for this applicant is for
$2,261,332.00 less $50,000.00, and for a period of ten years
beginning with tax year 2014-2015 – William M. Rudd, County
Item 10 – Action – Approve Road Opening at the Request of Petitioners Ronald Broadwater and Joseph and Lena Phillips – Board of County Commissioners to approve the road opening of two portions of Wesley Avenue within the Allegany Grove Subdivision, LaVale, Election District 29 – William M. Rudd, County Attorney.
Item 12 – Memorandum of Understanding with Maryland Institute of Emergency Medical Services System (MIEMSS) – Board of County Commissioners to authorize the signing of an agreement concerning acquisition of Parcel 52 Memorandum of Understanding with MIEMSS. The agreement provides $30,000.00 for Allegany County to assist in purchasing Parcel 52 on Dan’s Mountain for a future communications tower site – Richard L. DeVore, Director of Emergency Services.
Item 13 – Fiscal Year 2015 Emergency Medical Dispatch
Education Grant –
Board of County Commissioners to accept the Maryland
Institute of Emergency Medical Services System (MIEMSS)
fiscal year 2015 Emergency Medical Dispatch Education Grant
in the sum of $2,687.00 and authorize the president to sign
the education grant agreement.
This is a 100% grant with no County match – Richard
L. DeVore, Director of Emergency Services.
As recommended by the County Administrator
County Administrator County Attorney Commissioners’ statements, comments, recognition
Constituents – In order of sign-up sheet
Next Public Business Meeting – Thursday, December 4, 2014, 5:00 p.m., Room 100
Announcement – Thanksgiving – Allegany County Government Schedule (See News Release)
Announcement – Bedford Road Water Projects Public Meeting (See News Release)
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