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Public Business Meeting Agenda

Thursday, October 23, 2014 – 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

MOTION #1

Authorize and specify any additions or deletions to this agenda.

MOTION #2

Approve the minutes of the October 9, 2014 public business meeting.

 

REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT

 

PRESENTATION

Item 1 – Economic Development Week – Matthew W. Diaz, CEcD, Director of Economic and Community Development.

ACTION AGENDA

Item 2 – Resolution No. 14-26 – Enterprise Zone Change to Local Standards – Timothy J. Carney, Senior Project Manager.

 

Item 3 – Introduction of Code Home Rule Bill 2-14 “Solar Energy Systems” – David A. Dorsey, Planning Coordinator.

 

Item 4 – Rural Legacy Easement Purchase – Board of County Commissioners to approve the State of Maryland Rural Legacy Program’s purchase of an easement pertaining to a 43.33 acre property in Election District 10. State funds associated with this grant will be used to acquire a development rights easement from the willing property owner of land within the designated Mountain Ridge Rural Legacy Area – David A. Dorsey, Planning Coordinator.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

As recommended by the County Administrator

 

Item 5 – Allegany County Mental Health Advisory Board Re-appointments – Board of County Commissioners to approve the re-appointments of Donna Ray, Vickie Green, Lisa Serfass and Sheriff Craig Robertson to the Mental Health Advisory Board and also approve the re-appoint of Kathy Whitacre to fill the hospital/mental health professional position for the board.  All terms will expire June 30, 2017.

 

Item 6 – Allegany County Board of Education Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Amendment – Board of County Commissioners to authorize the Board of Education to transfer $17,455.00 from Fixed Charges to Pupil Personnel. Approval of this transfer does not affect the amount of the County appropriation – Randall P. Bittinger, CPA, Chief Business Officer.

 

Item 7 – South Cumberland Library Renovation – Phase I Architectural and Engineering Bid Award – Board of County Commissioners to approve the request to award the design contract for the South Cumberland Library to Murphy & Dittenhafer, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland.

 

Item 8 – Alternative Sentencing Equipment Purchase – Board of County Commissioners to authorize Alternative Sentencing to trade in a 1987 Case Tractor, 1987 Woods Batwing mower and a 2006 John Deere mower and purchase a Kubota 31 HP mower, Exmark 48 inch Turf Tracer mower and two Cub Cadet snow blowers from Western Maryland Outdoor Power, Cumberland, Maryland.

 

Item 9 – Request to Bid Emergency Cardiac Monitors – Board of County Commissioners to authorize the release of a bid for LIFEPAK 15 heart monitors for the Emergency Medical Services organizations in Allegany County.  The monitors will be purchased with grant funds as well as matching funds from the receiving organizations.

 

County Administrator

County Attorney 

Commissioners’ statements, comments, recognition

Constituents – In order of sign-up sheet

Reminders/Upcoming Meetings

Next Public Business Meeting – Thursday, November 13, 2014, 5:00 p.m., Room 100

Announcement – Compost Site Fall Schedule (See News Release)

Announcement – General Election Day – Allegany County Government Schedule (See News Release)

Announcement – Barrellville/Sunnyside Water Project Public Meeting (See News Release)

Announcement – Diaz CEcD Recertification (See News Release)

 

 

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