Frederick County Council Meeting (REVISED AGENDA) | Political and government events

Meet in person

I. Call to order

II. Moment of silence and oath of allegiance

III. Action on the agenda

IV. Public Comments (5:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.) – Members of the public will have three (3) minutes to provide comments

Public comments will be accepted on the Council’s public portal at https://FrederickCountyMD.gov/CouncilMeetings, or by calling toll-free 855-925-2801, entering meeting code 8365 and leaving a voicemail or to enter in a queue for live public comment during the meeting. Written comments and transcribed voicemails will be included in the Board minutes and minutes. Please note that personnel questions are confidential and cannot be received via this type of forum.

V. Approval of minutes – July 26, August 9, August 11, August 15 and August 16.

VI. Budget Adjustment(s) – Kelly Weaver, Director, Office of the Budget

The Board will not discuss individual Budget Adjustment items and will vote on all Budgets

Adjustments in the form of a movement. Board members wishing to discuss one or more of the budget adjustments should make a request to the Chair at least 24 hours prior to the meeting, indicating the issue(s) to be discussed and asking the administrative staff to be present to discuss this budget adjustment. . Provided a majority of Council supports the request, the item will be brought forward for discussion by Council. (Council decision)

• J-22-402 – Engineering and Construction Management, Public Works Division

• J-23-039 – Solid Waste and Recycling Division

• Amendment to School Board School Building Fund Budget #23-01 and J-23-041 Accounting, Finance Division

• J-23-042 – Housing and Community Development, Citizen Services Division

• J-23-044 – Interagency Information Technology Division

• J-23-048 – Office for Children and Families, Citizen Services Division

• J-23-049 – Workforce Services, Office of Economic Development

• J-23-050 – Transit Services Division

• J-23-051 – Housing and Community Development, Citizen Services Division

VII. Confirmation of County Executive Appointments to Boards and Commissions – Joyce Grossnickle, County Executive Office. (Council decision)

VIII. Sugarloaf Extension Resolution – Bryon Black, County Attorney. (Council decision)

IX. Public audience:

a. Spring 2022 Water and Sewer Changes – Tim Goodfellow, Environmental Planner, Livable Frederick Planning & Design Office, Planning & Permitting Division. Presentation (this was added on September 6)

Members of the public will have three (3) minutes to provide comments

(Council may take action following public hearing)

b. CBDG Grant – ADA Curb Ramps Project (Second Public Hearing) – Luz Padua-Perez, Engineer III, Traffic and Permits Section, Division of Public Works.

Members of the public will have three (3) minutes to provide comments

(Council may take action following public hearing)

X. Express Approval of Annexation of Church Hill Estates (Town of Myersville) – Kimberly Golden Brandt, Director, Livable Frederick Planning & Design Office, Planning & Permitting Division. Presentation (Board Decision)

XI. First reading schedule:

a. Proposed Bill – Amending the Adequate Public Facilities Ordinance – Council Member Steve McKay. (Municipal information)

b. Proposed Bill – Common Walkways – Fitzwater Council Member and Vice President Michael Blue. (Municipal information) The document has been modified (Sep 6)

vs. Bill – General Duty Authorization – Council Chairman Keegan-Ayer on behalf of the County Executive. (Municipal information)

D. Proposed Bill – Frederick County Code Amendments, Chapter 1-2 – Admin. – Procurement and Contracts – Council Chairman Keegan-Ayer on behalf of the County Executive. (Municipal information)

e. Proposed Bill – Amendments to Various Provisions of the Frederick County, Maryland Ordinance Code Finance Code – Council Chairman Keegan-Ayer on behalf of the County Executive. (Municipal information)

F. Proposed Bill – Frederick County Employees Retirement Plan Amendment – Cost of Living Adjustment – Council Chairman Keegan-Ayer on behalf of the County Executive. (Municipal information)

g. Proposed Bill – Frederick County Uniformed Employees Pension Plan Amendment – Cost of Living Adjustment – Council Chairman Keegan-Ayer on behalf of the County Executive. (Municipal information)

h. Proposed Bill – Private Park in RC – Tim Goodfellow, Planning Division. (Municipal information)

I. Bill – Sugarloaf Rural Heritage Overlay – Tim Goodfellow, Planning Division. (Municipal information)

XII. Third reading schedule:

a. Bill 22-13 – Revisions to Section 1-16-106 of the Frederick County Subdivision Bylaw – Council Chairman Keegan-Ayer on behalf of the County Executive. (Council decision)

b. Bill 22-14 – Ethics Act Amendment – Council Chairman Keegan-Ayer on behalf of the County Executive. (Council decision)

vs. Order to extend certain development approvals due to pandemic delays – Board Member Steve McKay. (Council decision)

XIII. Workshop:

a. Proposed Bill – Affordable Housing Units (MPDU) Proposed Amendment to Chapter 1-6A – Council Member Jessica Fitzwater. (Information from Council) SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS HAVE BEEN ADDED (SEPT. 6)

b. Proposed Bill – Affordable Housing Units (MPDU) Proposed Chapter 1-19 Amendment – ​​Council Member Jessica Fitzwater. (Information from Council) SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS HAVE BEEN ADDED (SEPT. 6)

vs. Proposed Bill – Affordable Housing Units (MPDU) Proposed Chapter 1-22 Amendment – Council Member Jessica Fitzwater. (Information from Council) SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS HAVE BEEN ADDED (SEPT. 6)

(BREAK AND RESUME AT 7:00 PM)

XIV. Second Reading Schedule:

a. Bill 22-15 – Frederick County Employees Retirement Plan Amendment – Additional Plan Committee Member – Council Chairman Keegan-Ayer on behalf of the County Executive.

Members of the public will have three (3) minutes to provide comments

b. Bill 22-16 – Frederick County Uniformed Employees Retirement Plan Amendment – Additional Plan Committee Member – Council Chairman Keegan-Ayer on behalf of the County Executive.

Members of the public will have three (3) minutes to provide comments

XV. Public Comments – Members of the public will have three (3) minutes to provide comments

Public comments will be accepted by email on the Council’s public portal, https://FrederickCountyMD.gov/CouncilMeetings, or by calling toll-free 855-925-2801, entering meeting code 8365, and leaving a message or to enter a queue for live public comments during the meeting.

Written comments and transcribed voicemails will be included in the Board minutes and minutes. Please note that personnel questions are confidential and cannot be received via this type of forum.

XIV. Comments from Board Members

XVII. Upcoming meetings

• Tuesday September 13, 2022 – Workshop

• Tuesday, September 20, 2022 – Legislative Day

XVIII. Adjourn

Jennifer C. Burleigh