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ALLEGANY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS 
Public Work Session Agenda
Thursday, July 30, 2015 – 3:00 p.m.
Allegany County Office Building,
701 Kelly Road, Room 212, Cumberland, Maryland 
 

Item 1 – Tattoo Regulations Update – Brian Dicken, Allegany County Health Department. 

Item 2 –
Carpendale Bridge Project – Dorrin (Butch) Armentrout, Mayor of Carpendale, and Dr. Richard Lechliter, Mineral County Commissioner. 

Item 3 – Frostburg Volunteer Fire Company Special Taxing Districts – Bill Price, Vice President, Gary Tummino, Treasurer, and Doug Hanson, Fire Chief.

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

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

MOTION #2
Approve the minutes of the July 16, 2015 public business meeting. 

PRESENTATION

Item 1 – Public Safety Citation – Dustin Michael Darby and Ryan Michael Whitaker – Sheriff Craig A. Robertson. 

Item 2 – National Marbles Tournament 2015 –
Devon Loewendick, Boys Champion. 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

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. 

ACTION AGENDA

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.

Item 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.

CONSENT AGENDA

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 12 – AllCoNet Microwave Phase II Upgrade – Board of County Commissioners to grant permission to the Information Technology Division to solicit bids for the AllCoNet Microwave Phase II Upgrade. 

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.  

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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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