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COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SCHEDULE
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2020
LEGISLATIVE DAY

To comply with the Governor’s proclamation declaring a state of emergency in Maryland, to minimize the person-to-person spread of COVID-19, we encourage that citizens stay home and watch the County Commissioner’s meeting live on our QAC Website at qac.org/live or on QACTV’s Television channel on Atlantic Broadband cable (channel 7 or 77).

To maintain social distancing, seating will be limited. If you have any respiratory symptoms such as fever, cough, and/or shortness of breath, please refrain from attending the meeting and notify a healthcare provider. We will be screening all meeting participants prior to entering the building.

Please send your email comments to PublicComment@qac.org or live comments by going to https://www.qac.org/1430/Public-Comment-During-Live-County-Meetin We will accept comments up until the end of the meeting.  Citizens are asked to submit all other written testimony to the County Commissioners by mail at 107 N. Liberty Street, Centreville, MD 21617 or by email at qaccommissionersandadministrator@qac.org

 Press and Public Comments will be accepted in person or via email.  For email, send your comments to PublicComment@qac.org and we will read them during the Press & Public Comment time on the agenda.

 Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.
1.

GROUNDBREAKING

         1:00 p.m.          Kent Island Library Groundbreaking
2.

CTP TOUR

         3:00 p.m.          MDOT - CTP Annual Tour – by ZOOM
3.

Closed Session

         5:00 p.m.          Ms. Beverly A. Churchill, Department of Human Resources Director 
                                  Under Section 3-305b(1) of the General Prevision Article
                                  “Personnel”

         5:10 p.m.          Mr. Jonathan Seeman, Budget & Finance & IT Director 
                                  Under Section 3-305b(1) of the General Prevision Article
                                  “Boards/Commissions”

         5:15 p.m.          Patrick Thompson, Esquire, County Attorney 
                                  Under Section 3-305b(7) of the General Prevision Article
                                  “Consult with Counsel”
4.

Call to Order

         5:30 p.m.          Call to Order,
                                  Pledge of Allegiance, 
                                  Moment of Silence, 
                                  Approval of Agenda

                                  Accept County Commissioners’ Minutes
                                  - Regular Minutes – September 22, 2020
                                  - Roads Minutes - September 8, 2020
                                  - Sanitary Minutes – September 8, 2020
                                  - Closed Session – September 22, 2020

                                  Press and Public Comments**
5.

New Business

         5:45 p.m.          DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
                                  Admin/Engineering
                                  Presentation of Masonic Plaque for Courthouse – Chris Schwink
                                  Roads
                                  1. Petition to Abandon Portion of Kent Narrows Way South
                                  2. Deed of Dedication – Bishop’s Meadow Phase II
                                  3. Deed of Dedication – Hayden Estates Road 
                                  4. Deed of Dedication – Administrative Subdivision of Nancy F. Reese (Blanco Road)
                                  Solid Waste
                                  5. Systematic Replacement of Fleet Equipment – Containers
                                  Sanitary
                                  6. Four Season’s Tower - Tower Antennae Lease -AB Indiana LLC (t/a BridgeMaxx)
                                  7. Public Works Agreements - Allocation Recapture - Time Extension Amendments
                                  8. SKI Phase 2 – Septic Tank Effluent Tank (STEP) Installation - Construction Bid Results & Recommendation of Award 
                                  9. Health Department Emergency Generator - CARES Act Funding

                                  Mr. Todd R. Mohn, PE, County Administrator 
                                  “Presentation of Documents for Signatures and Weekly Correspondence”
                                  Action
                                  1. Higgs Family Land, LLC – Legal Doc – Amended Open Space Easement
                                  2. Meadow’s Edge, Phase II – Legal Doc – Amended Open Space Easement
                                  3. Request for Economic Development Incentive Funding – Shines Like Stars Preschool
                                  4. Draft Standard Operating Polity
                                  5. Employee Deferred Compensation Review
                                  6. Donation Agreement for County’s surpluses soccer goals 
                                  7. Land Preservation Parks and Recreation Plan Beacon Survey
                                  8. Department of Parks & Recreation CAPITAL PROJECT – Court Paving
                                  9. Budget Amendment CC-10 – Homeless Solutions Program
6.

Presentations

         6:05 p.m.          Girl Scout Caroline Hazuda
                                  “Proclamation Presentation”
7.

Legislation

         6:15 p.m.          Public Hearing
                                  County Ordinance 20-08 – provisions for alcohol production facilities (to include distilleries) in the Agricultural
                                  and Countryside Districts in Queen Anne’s County, defining certain terms and correcting the definition of farm brewery

         6:20 p.m.          Public Hearing 
                                  County Ordinance 20-12 - Timing of Response to Ethics Complaints by the Queen Anne’s County Ethics Commission

         6:25 p.m.          Legislative Session - (available to be voted on)
                                  County Ordinance 20-04 - Accessory Dwelling Unit Provisions in the Resource Conservation Area 

                                  County Ordinance 20-11 - Updates to the Building Code for Queen Anne’s County
8.

Presentations

         6:30 p.m.          Ms. Patricia Hackleman
                                  “Character Counts! Pillar of the Month”

         6:45 p.m.          Ms. Denae Spiering, For All Seasons, Inc., Outreach & Events Coordinator
                                  “Suicide Prevention Month Proclamation”

         7:00 p.m.          Mr. Steven Chandlee, Parks and Recreation Director
                                  “Parks & Recreation Update”

         7:15 p.m.          Ms. Heather Tinelli, Economic Development Director
                                  “Economic Development Week Proclamation”

         7:30 p.m.          Press and Public Comments** 

         7:35 p.m.          Commissioner’s Roundtable
* Please note that Schedule times are subject to change, except for public hearings.
PUBLIC COMMENT SIGN-IN SHEET WILL BE AVAILABLE 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE MEETING.

** Press and Public Comments at the beginning of the meeting will last 15 minutes.  Additional time will be available at the end of the meeting for anyone wishing to speak.  Comments are limited to 3 minutes in length.  Comments longer than 3 minutes must be submitted in writing.  PUBLIC COMMENT SIGN-IN SHEET WILL BE AVAILABLE 1 HOUR PRIOR TO THE MEETING.

*** Part of the meeting may be closed to the Public in accordance to the Open Meetings Act procedures.

****Agendas will be posted by 4:30 pm the Friday prior to the meeting.  The meeting attachments will be posted on the agenda by 4:30 pm the Monday prior to the meeting.