2017 Resolutions & Ordinances

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RS-2017-22
Adopted/Effective Date:  11.14.17
Description: Resolution – Award of a contract for the purchase and upgrade of wireless technology for the Virtual Perimeter Monitoring System (VPMS)(the “VPMS Upgrade”) for the Hagerstown Regional Airport from Skyline Technology Solutions (“Skyline”) of Glen Burnie, Maryland, under an intergovernmental cooperative purchasing arrangement with Carroll County Government, pursuant to Section 1-106.3 of the Code of the Public Local Laws of Washington County, Maryland) Adopted November 14, 2017)

RS-2017-21
Adopted/Effective Date:  10.17.17
Description: Resolution to Abandon a Portion of a County Road – Part of Bottenfield Road, Hancock, Washington County, Maryland (Adopted and effective October 17, 2017)

RS-2017-20
Adopted/Effective Date:  09.26.17
Description: Resolution – Award of a contract for the lease of an Automated Speed Enforcement (ASE) System (the “System”), for the Washington County Sheriff’s Office from Brekford Traffic Safety, Inc. of Hanover, Maryland, under an intergovernmental cooperative purchasing arrangement with Calvert County Department of Finance & Budget Purchasing Office, pursuant to Section 1-106.3 of the Code of the Public Local Laws of Washington County, Maryland) (Adopted September 26, 2017)

RS-2017-19
Adopted/Effective Date:  09.12.17 / 10.01.17
Description: Resolution – (Enacting Revised Fee System for Sediment and Erosion Control Plan Review) (Adopted September 12, 2017, effective October 1, 2017)

RS-2017-18
Adopted/Effective Date:  08.29.17 / 10.01.17
Description: Resolution for Adoption and Modification of Rules and Regulations, Landfill and Convenience Box Fees and Charges (Adopted August 29, 2017, effective October 1, 2017)

RS-2017-17
Adopted/Effective Date:  08.29.17
Description: Resolution – Amendment to the 2009 Updated Water and Sewerage Plan for Washington County, Maryland (WS-17-001) (Adopted and effective August 29, 2017)

RS-2017-16
Adopted/Effective Date:  08.29.17
Description: Resolution – (Nonprofit Organizations Listed Under Section 1-108 of the Code of the Public Local Laws of Washington County, Maryland (Adopted August 29, 2017)

RS-2017-15
Adopted/Effective Date:  08.29.17
Description: Resolution – (Endorsement of MEDAAF Loan and Local Incentives) (Adopted August 29, 2017)

RS-2017-14
Adopted/Effective Date:  08.22.17
Description: Resolution – (Award of a contract for the purchase of three (3) 4 x 2 dump trucks (“Dump Trucks”) to Potomac Truck Center, Inc., of Bladensburg, Maryland, under an intergovernmental cooperative purchasing arrangement with the Howard County, Maryland – Office of Purchasing, pursuant to Section 1-106.3 of the Code of the Public Local Laws of Washington County, Maryland) (Adopted August 22, 2017)

RS-2017-13
Adopted/Effective Date:  08.22.17
Description: Resolution – Governmental Entity Resolution to Lease, Purchase and/or Finance – Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation (1 piece of equipment for Park and Facilities) (Adopted August 22, 2017)

RS-2017-12
Adopted/Effective Date:  08.22.17
Description:  Resolution – Governmental Entity Resolution to Lease, Purchase and/or Finance–Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation (2 pieces of equipment for Highway Department) (Adopted August 22, 2017)

RS-2017-11
Adopted/Effective Date:  05.16.17
Description:  Resolution – Authorization to Seek Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds in an amount up to $428,250.00 (Senior Center Expansion) (Adopted and effective May 16, 2017).

RS-2017-10
Adopted/Effective Date:  5.9.2017
Description:  Resolution Adopting Regulations under the Washington County, Maryland Job Creation and Capital Investment Real Property Tax Credits Ordinance and Repealing Resolution No. RS-2016-21) (Adopted May 9, 2017)

RS-2017-09
Adopted/Effective Date:  5.9.2017 / 7.1.2017
Description: Resolution – Modification of Water and Sewer Rates – Department of Water Quality (FY2018) (Adopted May 9, 2017, effective July 1, 2017)

RS-2017-08
Adopted/Effective Date:  April 25, 2017
Description: Resolution Authorizing and Empowering County Commissioners of Washington County (the “County”) to Issue and Sell at Public Sale, Upon its Full Faith and Credit, a Series of its General Obligation Bonds Designated $13,780,000 “County Commissioners of Washington County Public Improvement Bonds of 2017,” … (Adopted and effective April 25, 2017)

RS-2017-07
Adopted/Effective Date:  April 4, 2017
Description:  Resolution – (Award of a contract to Witmer Public Safety Group, Inc. (“Witmer”) for the purchase of seventy-nine (79) sets of Personal Protective Equipment (“PPE”) for use by the Division of Emergency Services under an intergovernmental cooperative purchasing arrangement with the State of New Jersey, pursuant to Section 1-106.3 of the Code of the Public Local Laws of Washington County, Maryland)

RS-2017-06
Adopted/Effective Date:  April 4, 2017/July 1, 2017
Description:  Resolution – Modification to Charges, Rentals, and Fees at the Hagerstown Regional Airport (Adopted April 4, 2017, effective July 1, 2017)

RS-2017-05
Adopted/Effective Date:  April 4, 2017
Description:  Resolution Authorizing the President of the Board of County Commissioners of Washington County, Maryland to File an Application with the Maryland Transit Administration of the Maryland Department of Transportation for Section 5303, 5304, 5307, 5309, 5310, 5311, 5316 and/or 5317 Grants under the Federal Transit Act (Adopted April 4, 2017)

RS-2017-04
Adopted/Effective Date:  March 21, 2017
Description:  Award of a contract for the purchase and installation of eighteen (18) cameras, all related hardware and software of the Virtual Perimeter Monitoring System (VPMS), along with upgrading the terminal access control systems (the “System”) for the Hagerstown Regional Airport from Skyline Technology Solutions (“Skyline”) of Glen Burnie, Maryland, under an intergovernmental cooperative purchasing arrangement with Carroll County Government, pursuant to Section 1-106.3 of the Code of the Public Local Laws of Washington County, Maryland (Adopted March 21, 2017)

RS-2017-03
Adopted/Effective Date:  February 28, 2017
Description:  Award of a contract to Motorola Solutions, Inc. (“Motorola”) for the purchase of Interoperable Radio Equipment (“Radio Equipment”) for use by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office under an intergovernmental cooperative purchasing arrangement with the City of Baltimore, Maryland, pursuant to Section 1-106.3 of the Code of the Public Local Laws of Washington County, Maryland) (Adopted February 28, 2017)

RS-2017-02
Adopted/Effective Date:  January 24, 2017
Description:  A Resolution for the purpose of making certain findings and determinations; designating a contiguous area within County Commissioners of Washington County (the “County”) as a “Development District” as that term is used in Sections 12-201 through 12-213, inclusive, of the Economic Development Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland (the “Tax Increment Financing Act”), …(RELATED TO FORMER FORT RITCHIE MILITARY RESERVATION) (Adopted January 24, 2017)

RS-2017-01
Adopted/Effective Date:  January 24, 2017
Description:  Award of a contract to authorize by resolution the Intergovernmental Cooperative Purchase/Uniform Rental Services with U.S. Communities, via Hartford County Public Schools, Maryland contract (Contract Number: 12-JLH-001C) that was awarded to Cintas of Cincinnati, Ohio, pursuant to Section 1-106.3 of the Code of the Public Local Laws of Washington County, Maryland (Adopted January 24, 2017)

ORD-2017-17
Adopted/Effective Date:  11.14.17
Description:  An Ordinance to Declare Certain Real Property as Surplus Property and to Approve the Conveyance of said Real Property (Adopted November 14, 2017) (37 N. Jonathan Street)

ORD-2017-16
Adopted/Effective Date:  10.17.17
Description:  An Ordinance to Declare Certain Real Property as Surplus Property and to Approve the Conveyance of said Real Property (Adopted October 17, 2017)

ORD-2017-15
Adopted/Effective Date:  10.10.17
Description:  An Ordinance to Declare Certain Real Property as Surplus Property and to Approve the Conveyance of said Real Property (Adopted and effective October 10, 2017)

ORD-2017-14
Adopted/Effective Date:  09.12.17
Description:  An Ordinance to Amend the Zoning Map for Washington County, Maryland (RZ-16-004) (Adopted and effective September 12, 2017)

ORD-2017-13
Adopted/Effective Date:  08.29.17
Description:  An Ordinance to Approve the Purchase of an Easement Interest in Real Property (Bottom Road Drainage Project:  Easement acquisition – part of 14923 Clear Spring Road, Clear Spring, Washington County, Maryland) (Adopted August 29, 2017)

ORD-2017-12
Adopted/Effective Date:  08.29.17
Description:  An Ordinance to Approve the Purchase of Real Property (Property Acquisition – 14201 Pennsylvania Avenue, Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland) (Adopted August 29, 2017)

ORD-2017-11
Adopted/Effective Date:  08.08.17
Description:  An Ordinance to Amend the Zoning Map for Washington County, Maryland (RZ-16-003) (Adopted August 8, 2017)

ORD-2017-10
Adopted/Effective Date:  08.01.17
Description:  An Ordinance to Approve the Purchase of Real Property (Trego Mountain Road/Trego Road Culvert/Bridge Project (Adopted August 1, 2017)

ORD-2017-09
Adopted/Effective Date:  07.25.17
Description:  An Ordinance to Approve the Purchase of a Conservation Easement Under the Maryland Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) (Re: Pleasant Valley Livestock Easement) (Adopted July 25, 2017)

ORD-2017-08
Adopted/Effective Date:  06.27.17
Description:  An Ordinance Establishing School Zones and Authorizing the Use of Speed Monitoring Systems Within School Zones in Washington County, Maryland (Adopted June 27, 2017)

ORD-2017-07
Adopted/Effective Date:  06.13.17
Description:  An Ordinance to Declare Certain Real Property as Surplus Property and to Approve the Conveyance of said Real Property (Cascade property) (Adopted June 13, 2017)

ORD-2017-06
Adopted/Effective Date:  05.16.2017 / 08.15.2017
Description:  An Ordinance to Repeal an Ordinance Entitled “Washington County Floodplain Management Ordinance” and to Reenact Said Ordinance with Amendments (Adopted May 16, 2017, effective August 15, 2017)

ORD-2017-05
Adopted/Effective Date:  04.11.2017
Description:  An Ordinance to Approve the Purchase of a Conservation Easement under the Maryland Rural Legacy Program (Re: Burns RLP Conservation Easement) (Adopted April 11, 2017)

ORD-2017-04
Adopted/Effective Date:  04.04.2017/04.21.2017
Description:  An Ordinance to Amend Certain Provisions of the Zoning Ordinance for Washington County, Maryland (RZ-16-006) (Adopted April 4, 2017, effective April 21, 2017)

ORD-2017-03
Adopted/Effective Date:  04.01.2017/07.01.2017
Description: An Ordinance to Repeal an Ordinance entitled “An Ordinance to Adopt Fee Schedules Providing for the Collection of Fees for all Building/Trade Work Performed in Washington County, Maryland” and to Reenact the Ordinance with Modifications to the Fee Schedules (Adopted April 4, 2017, effective July 1, 2017)

ORD-2017-02
Adopted/Effective Date:  02.28.2017
Description: An Ordinance to Approve the Purchase of a Conservation Easement under the Maryland Rural Legacy Program (Re:  Otto Farm RLP Conservation Easement) (Adopted February 28, 2017)

ORD-2017-01
Adopted/Effective Date:  01.31.2017
Description:  An Ordinance Establishing the Salaries of Certain Elected Officials for Washington County, Maryland (Adopted January 31, 2017)