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Slides from Fort Meade Jan 2012 Community Council meeting

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  • 1. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012 Issues from last Community Council meeting IssueResponse/PlanStatusEmail fliers to the council distribution list so The Public Affairs Office regularlyClosedthey can email the fliers to members of theirincludes Community Council membersrespective organizations on its distribution list and will ensure that council members receive additional information.The DPTMS event calendar is not always There is a public events calendar on Closedcurrent. Can we make sure the calendar isthe Fort Meade website and Facebookup-to-date for upcoming events? Is thispage, which can be accessed on thecalendar posted on the FGGM public web left menu. Events are also mentionedsite?through all Command Information channels.Why is the Picerne scholarship program onlyApplicants do not have to live inClosedonline? Do you have to work or live on postPicerne Military Housing. Picerne willto be eligible?discuss the scholarship. UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 1 OF 44

2. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012Issues from lastCommunity Council meetingIssue Response/PlanStatusHow do residents find out if they need toPicerne does semi-annual, preventive Closedreplace fire extinguishers?maintenance. Fire extinguishers are inspected and replaced, if necessary.Is there a resolution with regards to whetherThe Garrison is evaluating a few OpenCrossfit has been assigned another buildingpotential locations. A decision isfor their fitness program? expected within 60 days.What is the policy for a group/organization to FMWR is the point of contact for all Closedbecome a government (Fort Meade) organizations/individuals wishing tosponsored organization/program?become a legal private organization. For more information and assistance, call 301-677-3772. UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 2 OF 44 3. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012Issues from lastCommunity Council meeting IssueResponse/Plan StatusDoes the Commissary raise itsThe Commissary has price changes twice aClosedprices on paydays? It appears that month, the 1st and the 15th. It is during those timesprices are higher at the that prices either increase or decrease dependingCommissary than in local on which products are being promoted by varioussupermarkets.venders. This policy is DeCA-wide and is not limited to the Fort Meade Commissary.Building T4 has an issue when it DPW has received the request for repairs, which Openrains, the building leaks; there are estimated at $6,000. The project has been sentmay be a problem with mold to the contractor, however we do not have anunder the carpet.estimated time for completion.There is a problem with theThere are no current issues Closedeffectiveness of HVAC system atCavalry Chapel. UNCLASSIFIEDJan. 26, 2012 3 OF 44 4. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012Issues from lastCommunity Council meetingIssueResponse/Plan StatusThe crosswalk near Mapes and Zimbrowski DPW approved painting, which will be Opennear the DINFOS Shoppette needs painted completed as the weather allows.and better signage.The lines on the road near Mapes and Cooper See aboveOpenneed painted.UNCLASSIFIEDJan. 26, 20124 OF 44 5. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012 Issues from last Community Council meetingIssueResponse/Plan StatusThere are conflicting policies (Picerne The Garrison and Picerne Military Closedand Garrison) regarding the age Housing follows the same childchildren can be left unattended.supervision policy from the Stateof Maryland and Anne ArundelCounty. The policy states children8 to 17 may supervise themselvesif arrangements are made for aresponsible adult (21 years orolder) to check on their behavioror location. All these children musthave an emergency plan. At aminimum, children should have apoint-of-contact accessible bytelephone and available for themat all times.UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 20125 OF 44 6. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012 February eventsBlack History Month Feb. 2: Monthly Prayer Breakfast Feb. 2: Right Arm Night Feb. 5: Super Bowl Feb. 11: Tae Kwon Do Tournament Feb. 17-20: Presidents Day Weekend Feb. 19-26: Military Saves Week Feb. 23: Black History Month Observance Feb. 29: Facebook Town HallUNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 20126 OF 44 7. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012March eventsWomens History Month March 1: AER Kickoff March 1: Youth Job Fair March 11: Daylight-saving time March 22: Womens History Month Observance March 28: National Prayer LuncheonUNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 20127 OF 44 8. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012 April events Child Abuse Prevention Month Month of the Military Child Sexual Assault AwarenessMonth National Volunteer Month Apr. 2-9: AA County Schools Spring Break Apr. 8: Easter Sunrise Service Apr. 8: Easter Brunch Apr. 16-22: Spring Clean-up Apr. 17: Earth Day ActivitiesContinued on the next slideUNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 20128 OF 44 9. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012 April events Continued from the previous slide Apr. 19: Day of RemembranceObservance Apr. 19: Volunteer AppreciationCeremony Apr. 21: Earth Day Run Apr. 28: Family Fun FairUNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 20129 OF 44 10. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation CYS Services Partnerships: Tae Kwon Do Maryland State Tae Kwon Do Association InvitationalTournament (2012 East Coast Open Qualifier) An official qualifying event for the 2012 USAT Juniorand Senior National Championships of USATaekwondo (USAT). Sat., Feb. 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at McGill TrainingCenter Weigh-ins will be Feb. 10 at McGill from 6 to 9 p.m. UNCLASSIFIEDJan. 26, 2012 10 OF 44 11. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and RecreationCYS Services Partnerships Internships: Work study program and employment Anne Arundel Community College and Arundel HighSchool Child development classes Hands on training: Additional development at CDCs withexperienced employeesContinued on the next slide UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 11 OF 44 12. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and RecreationCYS Services Partnerships Kennedy Kriegers Teacher Child Interaction Training Coaches caregivers on the best strategies for managingclassroom behavior Walter Reeds Child and Adolescent PsychiatryFellowship Program Provides child psychiatry and social work fellows to assist children who have special needs Staff advice UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 12 OF 44 13. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfareand Recreation Military Saves Week (Feb. 19-26) Focuses on increasing household savings and decreasing debt Joint effort: ACS, Fleet and Family Readiness Center andinstallation financial institutions Credit scores and reports class: Feb. 21, 9 to 11 a.m., ACS FICO credit score clinic, Feb 22, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., ACS An appointment is necessary Continued on the next slideUNCLASSIFIEDJan. 26, 201213 OF 44 14. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfareand RecreationMilitary Saves Week (Feb. 19-26) A Day of Financial Fitness: Feb. 23, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., ACS Attend one, several or all sessions Lunch will be provided 8 to 9 a.m.: Financial planning 9 to 10 a.m.: Identity theft 10 to 11 a.m.: Credit report and credit scores 11 a.m. to noon: Car buying Noon to 1:30 p.m.: Home buying and mortgages 1:30 to 4 p.m.: Thrift Savings Plan overview Continued on the next slideUNCLASSIFIEDJan. 26, 201214 OF 44 15. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfareand RecreationMilitary Saves Week (Feb. 19-26) Information table: Feb. 24, Commissary Basic Money Management for Youth: Feb. 24, 3 to 4 p.m.,Youth CenterUNCLASSIFIEDJan. 26, 201215 OF 44 16. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and RecreationArmy Emergency Relief CampaignMarch 1 to May 15 Armys own emergency financial assistance organization This years goal is $80,000 Helping the Army Take Care of Its Own Unit Key Person Training, March 1 from 10 a.m. to noon Donations can be made via Unit Key Person AER Section at ACS www.aerhq.org By mail:Army Emergency Relief200 Stovall Street, Room 5S33Alexandria, VA 22332-0600UNCLASSIFIEDJan. 26, 201216 OF 44 17. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and RecreationFort Meade Youth Job Fair (March 1) McGill Training Center, 8452 Zimborski Ave., 3 to 6 p.m. Eligibility: 16 to 21 years old (Military and open to thepublic) Students, graduating high school seniors, entry-levelcollege or vocational students are welcome Joint effort: Army Community Service, Fleet and FamilySupport Center, Maryland Department of Labor, Licensingand Regulation/One-stop Centers, and Anne ArundelWorkforce Development CorporationContinued on the next slide UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 17 OF 44 18. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012 Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfareand Recreation Fort Meade Youth Job Fair (March 1) Fort Meade Youth Job Fair (March 1) Eligibility: Youth 16 21 years old (Military and open to the public) On-the-spot job screening/interviews and Career Sessions on interviewing and resume tipsUNCLASSIFIEDJan. 26, 201218 OF 44 19. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Right Arm Night Club Meade, Feb. 2, 4 to 6 p.m. Free food, music and prizes, including an iPad, cashand more Open to all Units are encourage to reserve tables for theirorganizations in advance. Call 301-677-6969 for more information or visitwww.ftmeademwr.com UNCLASSIFIED Jan. 26, 2012 19 OF 44 20. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and RecreationSweet hearts theme dinner Feb. 14 at The Course from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The cost is $25 per person and $45 per couple. Call 301-677-4333 for more information or to makereservations, or visit http://www.ftmeademwr.comUNCLASSIFIEDJan. 26, 201220 OF 44 21. Community Council Jan. 26, 2012Directorate of Family, Morale, Welfare and RecreationThe 11th