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Business Meeting Agenda
Thursday, August 20, 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

MOTION #1
Authorize and specify any additions or deletions to this agenda.

MOTION #2
Approve the minutes of the July 30, 2015 public business meeting.
 

PRESENTATION


Item 1 – Holding Hands For Haley Foundation, Inc., Pediatric Cancer Awareness Proclamation –
Richard A. House, President and, Jennifer R. House, Executive Director. 

Item 2 – Elks National Patriotism Week Proclamation – Frostburg Elks Lodge #470 –
Dennis F. Wilson, Exalted Ruler, Cecil E. Smith, PER Lodge Veteran Services Representative, and Brian P. Westfall, PER, PSVP, PDDGER. 

Item 3 – Recovery Month Proclamation –
Kristi Cuthbertson, Director of Behavioral Health, Allegany County Health Department, and Christine Delaney, Director of Behavioral Health Prevention Services, Allegany County Health Department.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

Item 4 – Road Closing Petition – Quint and Lisa Ann Milburn – The Road Closing Petition to close a certain paper street lying and being on the southerly side of Aster Avenue between Flower Street and Ginger Street in the community known as Potomac Park – Jennifer Walsh Hare, Attorney, Kazary, Hare & Walsh, P.C.  

Item 5 – Solid Waste Management Plan 2014-2024 Public Hearing –
Siera N. Wigfield, Planner. 

ACTION AGENDA

Item 6 – Possible Action – Code Home Rule Bill 6-15 – “Establishment of County Homestead Credit Percentage” – Establishment of County Homestead credit percentage – Commissioner Jacob C. Shade. 

Item 7 – Introduction of Code Home Rule Bill 7-15 – “Tattoo Regulations Update” – Brian P. Dicken, Director of Environmental Health, and Misty D. Joy, Registered Environmental Health Sanitarian, Allegany County Health Department.

Item 8 – Braddock Run Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Phase IV Wrights Crossing Pump Station Contract S-82 Bid Award –
Board of County Commissioners to approve the award of the Braddock Run Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Wrights Crossing to Hick’s Associates, in the amount of $3,144,535.00 and execute the required contract and grant documents for funding agencies subject to USDA and MDE approval – Mark W. Yoder, PE, Utilities Division Chief. 

Item 9 – Resolution 15-17– Fiscal Year 2014-2019 Cumberland Area Transportation Improvement Program Amendment –
Board of County Commissioners to amend the revised Cumberland Area Fiscal Year 2014-2019 Transportation Improvement Program by adding $16,932 in federal funds and subtracting $93,088 in matching funds – Roy S. Cool, Transportation Planner. 

Item 10 – CONMED, Inc., Agreement Renewal with Allegany County Detention Center –
Board of County Commissioners to authorize the renewal of the Agreement with CONMED, Inc., to provide medical services at the Detention Center for the term of  July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 in the amount of $940,347.05 – Captain Lee Cutter. 

Item 11 – ARAMARK, Inc. Agreement Renewal with the Allegany County Detention Center –
Board of County Commissioners to authorize the renewal of the Agreement with ARAMARK, Inc., to provide dietary services at the Detention Center for the term of July 8, 2015 to July 7, 2016 with a .045 cent increase in the price per meal over fiscal year 2015.  The estimated value of this Agreement is $335,174.00– Captain Lee Cutter.

Item 12 – Federal Fiscal Year 2015 Emergency Management Grant Acceptance – Board of County Commissioners to accept the Federal Fiscal Year 2015 Emergency Management Performance Grant in the sum of $83,574 for reimbursement of Emergency Management Program costs.  The grant will be administered by the Department of Emergency Services and is provided through the Maryland Emergency Management Agency – Susan Lee, Emergency Management Chief. 

Item 13 – CBIZ Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act  CheckPoint Dashboard Services – Board of County Commissioners to adopt the proposed 2015 contract with CBIZ Benefits and Insurance Services, Inc., and authorize the President to sign – Brian P. Westfall, SPHR, Director of Human Resources and Personnel Services. 

CONSENT AGENDA

Item 14 – Appointment to the Local Development Council – Board of County Commissioners to approve the appointments of Delegate Jason C. Buckel, Delegate Michael W. McKay, Jason Bittinger, and John Sangiovanni to the County’s Local Development Council. 

Item 15 – Re-appointments to Allegany County Board of Zoning Appeals
– Board of County Commissioners to re-appoint Julia Williams and William Powell as members of the Board of Zoning Appeals and also re-appoint John Brant as an alternate member of the Board of Zoning Appeals.  Their terms will expire on September 25, 2018. 

Item 16 – Purchase Trucks for the Department of Public Works –
Board of County Commissioners to authorize the purchase of four vehicles from Hertrich Ford for the Department of Public Works Roads Division and the Utilities Division, on the state bid. 

Item 17 – Cumberland Area Metropolitan Planning Organization Long Range Plan – Board of County Commissioners to authorize the public hearings for the Cumberland Area Metropolitan Planning Organization Long Range Plan and the placement of public notices for the hearings in the Cumberland Times News. 

Item 18 – Local Management Board of Allegany County, Inc. –
Authorize the Board of County Commissioners to sign the Community Partnership Agreement for Fiscal Year 2016 between the State of Maryland, acting by and through the Children’s Cabinet, and Allegany County, acting by and through the Local Management Board.  

Item 19 – Request for Travel Approval –
Board of County Commissioners to authorize travel for the Department of Emergency Services personnel to attend the annual West Virginia Statewide Interoperable Radio Network conference in Kingwood, West Virginia. 

Item 20 – Request for Travel Approval –
Board of County Commissioners to authorize travel for the Department of Emergency Services and its Hazardous Materials Operations members to attend the 2015 Virginia Hazardous Materials Training Conference in Virginia Beach, Virginia. 

Item 21 – Lease Purchase Contract with IBM for Police Software –
Board of County Commissioners to approve and sign the lease contract with IBM for the lease of a new server for the police reporting computer package.  The annual cost will be approximately $7,500 and will be shared by all departments utilizing the service. 

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