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Business Meeting Agenda
Thursday, May 19, 2016  -  5:00 p.m.
Allegany County Office Building, 701 Kelly Road, Room 100,
Cumberland, Maryland 21502 

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

MOTION
Authorize and specify any additions or deletions to this agenda.

MOTION
Approve the minutes of the May 5, 2016 public business meeting. 

PRESENTATION

Item 1  -  Frostburg Lodge #470 BPOE 40th Derby Day Citation  -  Dale Iman, Exalted Ruler, Frostburg Lodge #470, BPOE, and Larry Wiseman, Co-Chair, Elks Derby Day Committee. 

Item 2  -  Allegany County Recycling Program  -  2016 Telephone Book Recycling Campaign Award  -  Recognize the participating schools, the Allegany County Board of Education, and the Allegany County Solid Waste Management Committee, for their participation and award the top recycler, Beginnings Montessori School, $275.00  -  Siera N. Wigfield, Recycling Coordinator. (See News Release)

ACTION AGENDA

Item 3  -  Resolution 16-11  -  Rocky Gap Slots Proceeds Allocation Plan  -  Board of County Commissioners to approve Resolution 16-11  -  Jason M. Bennett, CPA, Director of Finance.

Item 4  -  Resolution 16-14  -  2016 Water Quality Loans (Bedford Road and Barrelville)  -  Board of County Commissioners to approve Resolution 16-14  -  Jason M. Bennett, CPA, Director of Finance. 

Item 5  -  Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Amendments  -  Board of County Commissioners to approve five budget amendments which total $6,777,823 for budget increases related to fund balance uses for the Allegany High School construction project as well as other capital projects  -  Jason M. Bennett, CPA, Director of Finance.  

Item 6  -  Department of Economic and Community Development Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Federal Fiscal Year 2017 Priorities  -  Authorize the County Commissioners to approve the transmittal of a recommended priority list of ten projects: nine Area Development and one Access Road, to the Tri-County Council of Western Maryland, for consideration for ARC funding for federal fiscal Year 2017  -  David K. Nedved, Economic and Community Development Representative. 

Item 7  -  Resolution 16-7  -  Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Application for Sunnyside and Prince Albert Water Project  -   Board of Commissioners to authorize the signing and submission of the CDBG application for the Sunnyside and Prince Albert Water Project in the amount of $450,000.00 and authorize the Department of Public Works to advertise the project for bid  -  David K. Nedved, Economic and Community Development Representative. 

Item 8  -  Resolution 16-12  -  Fiscal Year 2017 Cumberland Area Unified Planning Work Program  -  Board of County Commissioners, acting as the Metropolitan Planning Organization, to approve Resolution 16-12  -  Siera N. Wigfield, Planner.

Item 9  -  Resolution 16-13  -  2016 Allegany County Water and Sewer Plan Adoption  -  Board of County Commissioners to approve Resolution 16-13  -  Siera N. Wigfield, Planner. 

PUBLIC HEARING

Item 10  -  Preliminary Budget Third Public Hearing  -  Jason M. Bennett, CPA, Director of Finance.

CONSENT AGENDA

Item 11  -  Appointments  -  Region 1 EMS Advisory Council  -  Board of County Commissioners to re-appoint Elizabeth Wooster, Jill Spiker, Kenneth May, Donna Struntz, Donnie Dunn, Richard DeVore, John Herath, Kathy Condor, Todd Dyche and Donald Malaney and to appoint Alison Robinson to the Region 1 EMS Advisory Council for three year terms to expire January 15, 2019. 

Item 12  -  Frostburg Elks Lodge #470 40th Derby Day  -  Board of County Commissioners to contribute $1,000.00 from the Community Promotions Account for the Frostburg Elks Lodge #470 40th Derby Day scheduled for Saturday, July 2, 2016.

Item 13  -  Annual Tri-State Wing-Off Festival  -  Board of County Commissioners to contribute $1,000.00 from the Community Promotions Account for the Annual Tri-State Wing-Off Festival, hosted by the Western Maryland Jaycees for Saturday, June 18, 2016 at Downtown Cumberland's Canal Place festival grounds. 

Item 14  -  Resolution 16-10  -  Rules and Regulations Governing Employees of Allegany County, Maryland, Amendment  -  Board of County Commissioners to adopt Resolution 16-10 to amend the smoking policy to prohibit the use of e-cigarettes and similar devices throughout the workplace, including county vehicles. 

Item 15  -  Hoffman Ballfield  -  Board of County Commissioners to authorize deeding the Hoffman Ballfield to the City of Frostburg. The ballfield has been annexed into the Frostburg City Limits. 

Item 16  -  Bid Award for Emulsified Asphalt  -  Board of County Commissioners to award the purchase of emulsified asphalt for use by the County Roads Division from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 to Hammaker East, Ltd., Chambersburg, PA, in the amount of $1.794 per gallon (July 1, 2016 to October 31, 2016) and $1.794 per gallon (April 1, 2017 to June 30, 2017).  

County Administrator

County Attorney 

Commissioners' statements, comments, recognition

Constituents  -  In order of sign-up sheet

Reminders/Upcoming Meetings

Next Public Business Meeting  -  Thursday, June 2, 2016, 5:00 p.m. 

Announcement  -  Allegany County Government Schedule (See News Release)

Announcement  -  Allegany County Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Schedule (See News Release)

 

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