ALLEGANY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
Thursday, July 30, 2015 – 3:00 p.m.
Allegany County Office Building,
701 Kelly Road, Room 212, Cumberland, Maryland
Item 2 – Carpendale Bridge Project – Dorrin (Butch) Armentrout, Mayor of Carpendale, and Dr. Richard Lechliter, Mineral County Commissioner.
Business Meeting Agenda
Thursday, July 30, 2015 – 5:00 p.m.
Allegany County Office Building,
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.
Item 1 –
Public Safety Citation – Dustin Michael
Darby and Ryan Michael Whitaker – Sheriff Craig A. Robertson.
Item 3 –
Road Opening Petition – Ricky McKenzie and Virginia Weimer –
The Road Opening Petition with the intent to close
a certain paper street known as Washington Street located on the
southerly side of Kerr Road in Frostburg, Maryland – Jennifer Walsh
Hare, Attorney, Kazary, Hare & Walsh.
Item 4 – Code Home Rule Bill 6-15 – “Homestead Tax Credit Adjustment” – Establishment of County Homestead tax credit percentage – Commissioner Jacob C. Shade.
Item 5 – Text Amendment in LaVale Zoning Part II –
B – Board of County Commissioners to
approve the amendment in LaVale Zoning Part II – B, regulating the Rural
Residential zoning district, adding among the Uses Permitted in §A, “21
- Cellular, relay, repeating and transmitting towers” subject to setback
and decommissioning conditions.
Also, that text be amended in LaVale Zoning Part II – D,
regulating the Commercial B zoning district, adding a new §B, “Special
Exceptions” and §B.1 “Cellular, relay, repeating and transmitting
towers” subject to setback and decommissioning conditions – David A.
Dorsey, Planning Coordinator.
Item 6 – Frostburg Industrial Park Pending Property Sale – Board of County Commissioners to authorize the sale of one acre of county owned land located at 10800 Laurel Hill Drive, Frostburg, Maryland, in the amount of $24,000 to Five 5 Ninety, LLC, 7 Church Street, Lonaconing, Maryland – Jeffrey S. Barclay, Economic Development Specialist.
Item 7 – Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Amendments – Board of County Commissioners to approve two budget amendments to account for $37,150 worth of budget increases related to increased grant funding in both the Family Services department and the Allegany County Soil Conservation district revenue. These changes will be made to the FY 2016 budget to appropriately reflect this activity in the adopted budget – Jason M. Bennett, CPA – Director of Finance.
8 – Sales Contract between Atlantic Broadband (Penn), LLC, and the Board
of County Commissioners – Board of
County Commissioners to approve the sales contract between the Board and
Atlantic Broadband (Penn), LLC, for the purchase by the County of 5.461
acres on Dan’s Mountain, Allegany County, Maryland, for the purchase
price of $78,500, for the purpose of constructing a cellular tower on
the site, and authorize the President to sign – Richard L. DeVore,
Director of Emergency Services.
Item 9 –
Solid Waste Management Plan 2014-2024 Public Hearing Process
Board of County Commissioners
to approve the recommendation that the public hearing process begin to
incorporate the changes to the Solid Waste Management Plan 2014-2014 –
Siera N. Wigfield, Transportation Planner.
Item 10 –
Appointments to the Potomac Highlands Airport Authority
– Board of County Commissioners to approve the appointment of Dave
Knepper and the re-appointment of Dr. Gregg Wolff to serve as members of
the Potomac Highlands Airport Authority.
Their terms will expire June 30, 2018.
Item 11 – CareFirst of Maryland, Inc., d/b/a CareFirst Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Maryland Annual Contract – Board of County Commissioners to approve the revised annual contract with CareFirst of Maryland, Inc., to administer the County’s employee health insurance plan for the period January 1, 2015 through January 1, 2016, and authorize the President to sign the revised contract.
Item 13 – Declaration of Surplus Vehicles and Property – Board of County Commissioners to declare the following vehicles and property surplus to be disposed at public auction: 1996 Chevy Lumina VIN 2G1WN52M3T1170802, 1994 Honda Four Door VIN 1HGCD5545RA005133, 1991 Mercury Topez VIN 1ZMFPM36S7MK605297, Honda parts only, Moped, 2002 Cadillac Two Door VIN 1G6EC12952B105643, 2001 Cadillac Four Door VIN 1G6KD54Y01U240768, 2011 Honda VIN 1HGCS1B70BA001719, 1994 Chevrolet Blazer SUV VIN 1GNEK18K0RJ385005, 2002 Ford Crown Vic VIN 2FAFP71W92X115076,1996 GMC SUV VIN 1GKCT18W4TK517561, 2009 Tomos Nitro Scooter VIN JYA3PT0375A063436, 2002 Chevrolet Van VIN 1GNEL19X22B148832, Honda Four Trax Four Wheeler, Yamaha Four Wheeler, Polaris Four Wheeler, and numerous electronics, gas grill, tools, bicycle, guitar, helmet and games.
Commissioners’ statements, comments,
Constituents – In order of sign-up sheet
Next Public Work Session – Thursday, August 20, 3:00 p.m., Room 212
Next Public Business Meeting – Thursday, August 20, 2015, 5:00 p.m., Room 100
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