Orange County Board of Commissioners
Business Meeting Summary for April 21, 2020
Due to current public health concerns, the Orange County Board of Commissioners conducted a virtual business meeting on April 21, 2020. Members of the Board of Commissioners participated in the meeting remotely.
A replay of the meeting is viewable on the link below -
The agenda included the items below. The following is a brief summary of the Board actions. This summary should not be viewed as official minutes.
6. Regular Agenda
a. Proposed Orange County Five-Year Consolidated Plan, FY 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan, and FY 2020-2021 HOME Activities
The Board voted to approve:
1) Adoption of a Resolution approving the draft Five-Year Consolidated Plan for FY 2020-2021 through FY 2024-2025 and FY 2020-2021 Annual Action Plan;
2) Adoption of a Resolution approving the proposed HOME Program Activities for FY 2020-2021 and authorized the Chair to sign; and
3) Authorized the County Manager to implement the HOME Program as approved by the BOCC, including the ability to execute agreements with partnering nonprofit organizations after consultation with the County Attorney and based on the allocation received from HUD. (Unanimous)
b. Climate Action Tax Recommendations for FY 2019-20 – School Solar Update
The Board received additional information on the Solar for Schools Grant program that could be funded through the FY 2019-20 Orange County Climate Action Tax in response to Board members’ questions at the February 4, 2020 Board Business Meeting; and voted to approve funding for the recommended Solar for Schools Grant program for FY 2019-20 as outlined, with some modifications. (Approved 6-1 with Commissioner McKee dissenting)
8. Consent Agenda
a. Minutes (Approved)
b. Fair Housing Month Proclamation (Approved)
c. Refunding a Portion of the Solid Waste Programs Fee for Residents Being Provided Curbside Recycling Service by the City of Mebane (Approved)
d. Approval of a Grace Period for the Registration and Renewal Process for Orange County Beverage Licenses through July 15, 2020 (Approved)
e. Adoption of the Final Financing Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of $40,750,000 in Installment Purchase Financing for Various Capital Investment Plan Projects (Approved)
f. Fiscal Year 2019-20 Budget Amendment #8 (Approved)
g. Approval of a Lease for a Section of the Roof and Wall of the Sportsplex to Cellco Partnership (Verizon Wireless) for Installation of a Mini Cell Phone Tower (Approved)
h. Change in BOCC Meeting Schedule for 2020 (Approved)
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