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Posted on: April 1, 2019

County Administrator Todd Mohn Wraps Up the March 26 Commissioners' Meeting

Todd Mohn

The Commissioners March 26th meeting began with a closed administrative session from 4 to 5:30pm to discuss Boards & Commissions followed by consult with counsel and personnel.

Boards & Commission Appointments:

Parks & Rec Advisory Board – Paul Lombardo

Electrical Examiners & Supervisors – Gary Reedy

Ethics Commission – Jerry Jordan, Patricia Jean Jamison and Gail Malle-Davis-Alternate

Broadband Advisory Committee - Adam Weinstein and Jacob Wargotz

Social Services Advisory Board – Catherine Kirchner and Michelle Morrissette

Bay Bridge Airport Advisory Committee - Craig Conrad

Economic Development Incentive Fund – Mike Whitehill, Patrick Perry, Wm Walmsley and Tom Glen

Tab 2 - DPW  

  1. Draft 2019 Annual MDOT Transportation Priority Letter to Secretary Rahn – Approved
  2. 214 Pier One Road LLC PWA – this is the Old Toll House building property being developed with 20,632 sf of commercial space and 60 apartments, sewer and water allocation was granted last year (7,025 gpd). - Approved
  3. 2011 CWSP Amendment 11-13 – Ponchock property seeking upgraded sewer service designation from S3 to S2 in Bay City. - Denied

Tab 3 - ACTION ITEMS

  1. Designation for County Bond Sale – This is a letter to designate Jonathan to conduct the County’s bond sale. - Approved
  2. Resolution 19-03 FY2019 Bond Resolution – This authorizes the sale of General Obligation bonds in the maximum principal amount of $11,000,000. - Approved
  3. Request for Economic Development Incentive Funding – recommendation for the disbursement of $208,063 from the EDIF fund to Corsica Technologies Inc. – Approved
  4. Draft Standard Operating Policy – proposed amendment to the Employee Recognition Policy to incorporate the service award bonus program. - Approved
  5. Detention Center Uniform Bid – annual bid for correctional officers’ uniforms. – Approved
  6. Phone System upgrade – Emergency Services and Sheriff – recommended purchase of the Mitel phone system upgrade to be consistent with phone systems in all other county facilities. –Approved
  7. Road Name Request - request to name a private lane in Romancoke to Craft Lane. - Approved
  8. DHCD – National Objective Issues CDBG Program - proposal to broaden the scope of job creation from 60 to 130 at the Matapeake Industrial Park (Phase 2 of the Development) and extends the deadline for this requirement to February 20, 2021. - Tabled
  9. Mosquito Control Section 2019 budget – This is the annual MDA cost share budget for local Mosquito Control services. – Approved
  10. BOE – Major State Categories Transfers – Approved
  11. BOE – Use of additional Fund Balance as a funding source - Approved
  12. Budget Amendment CC-19 – Community Partnerships CASA START – Approved
  13. Budget Amendment CC-20 – Community Partnerships RDEF Program – Approved
  14. Budget Amendment CC-21 – Tourism Grant Fund - Approved
  15. Budget Amendment CC-22 – Preventive Park Maintenance – Approved
  16. Budget Amendment CC-24 – Community Partnerships admin – Approved
  17. Map Amendment 19-05 – BEA & MBA – Request for Local Conceptual approval and forwarding to the Chesapeake Bay Critical Area Commission for their review and final approval (replaces Critical Area Buffer Exempt Area with Modified Buffer Area). – Approved to forward
  18. Citizen sponsored TA to change the year of the Comp Plan in Chapter 18 - request the county attorney to draft an ordinance for the citizen sponsored text amendment and schedule a public hearing. – Approved
  19. QACPS teacher of the year – Donation of $1,000.00 to support the 16th Annual Awards Gala for the Teacher of the Year celebration. – Approved

 Tab 4 INFORMATIONAL

  1. MACo – American Fidelity Assurance Company
  2. DHCD – Annual Housing Bond Allocation Process
  3. MDE – Water & Science Administration notice of application received
  4. Appropriate & Use Waters of the State
  5. Law Enforcement Officers’ Pension System Valuation
  6. P&Z Monthly Department Report – February 2019
  7. Allocation Commitment Extension Request
  8. HAQAC – response to letter
  9. BOE – report of transfers within major state categories
  10. Plumbing & HVAC Board minutes
  11. DMS – Minor site plan
  12. Citizen letter RE: housing authority complaint

 Tab 6 PRESENTATIONS

Character Counts – “Trustworthiness - Elaine Butler

Women’s History Month & Update on Women’s History Museum - Mary Margaret Revell Goodwin

Health Department Update - Dr. Ciotola

Update on After School Programs – Kim Umberger

 Tab 7 LEGISLATIVE

Amendment 1 to County Ordinance 18-11 – Planning Commission suggested amendment for addition of definition of High Speed diesel fuel pump - Approved

Amendment 2 to County Ordinance 18-11 – Planning Commission suggested amendment change definition for high commercial uses – Approved

County Ordinance 18-11 - Uses Allowed in Connection with High Commercial Uses in Queen Anne’s County - Approved

The Tax offset Hearing for incorporated towns was held and we had representatives from Centreville, Church Hill, Queen Anne and Queenstown met with the Board.

A budget work session was held for Parks & Recreation and Emergency Services.


TGIF ! -Todd.

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