Orange County Board of Commissioners
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ITEM - these
are approximate times.
Citizens are encouraged to be at the meeting at the starting
time. The Board usually
considers items in the order listed and proceeds at a steady pace. As a courtesy to others, speakers
are asked to limit their comments to three minutes.
BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON AGENDA
ITEMS - is
available in the Clerk's office and complete copies of agenda material are
located at the Orange County Library in Hillsborough and the Chapel Hill
Library in Chapel Hill.
1. Additions or Changes to the
Board of Commissioners pledges to the citizens of Orange County its
respect. The Board asks its citizens to conduct themselves in a
respectful, courteous manner, both with the Board and with fellow
citizens. At any time should
any member of the Board or any citizen fail to observe this public charge,
the Chair will ask the offending person to leave the meeting until that
individual regains personal control. Should decorum fail to be restored,
the Chair will recess the meeting until such time that a genuine
commitment to this public charge is observed.
(We would appreciate you signing the pad ahead of time so that you are not overlooked.)
a. Matters not on the Printed Agenda
b. Matters on the Printed Agenda
(These matters will be
considered when the Board addresses that item on the agenda below.)
The Board will receive the Comprehensive Annual
Financial Report (CAFR) and Single Audit Report for the fiscal year ended
June 30, 2003.
The Board will consider conducting a public hearing on the North Carolina Community Transportation Program (CTP) grant application by Orange Public Transportation for FY2004/2005, approve the grant application for a total amount of $196,421, and adopt a resolution authorizing the application and entering into agreement with the North Carolina Department of Transportation for all necessary assurances; and authorize the Chair to sign the Community Transportation Program Resolution and Annual Certified Statements of Participation.
Decision--Consent Agenda (8:35-8:45)
The Board will consider the reappointment of four members of the
Commission for the Environment
The Board will consider adoption of a refund resolution related to 213 requests for motor vehicle property tax releases or refunds in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes.
The Board will consider approving the renewal of a licenses/lease agreement with Landfill Service Corporation to provide material that, in accordance with State regulations, is sprayed on the working face of the landfill after each day of operation; and authorize the Chair to sign, subject to final review by Staff and County Attorney.
The Board will consider approving a lease renewal with Terradotta.com, a software consulting firm, for space at 501 W. Franklin Street commencing on December 3, 2003 through December 2, 2004 for a monthly rental fee of $675; and authorize the Chair to sign on behalf of the Board.
The Board will
consider a petition to add Hamecon Place and Porteur Point to the
State-maintained Secondary Road System.
The Board will consider authorizing acceptance of a
conservation easement assignment from the Triangle Land Conservancy for
land owned by Trinity School along New Hope Creek, and the subsequent
assignment of the easement to the State of North Carolina; and authorize
the Chair to sign.
The Board will consider authorizing acceptance of a conservation easement assignment from the Triangle Land conservancy for land owned by Jeffrey and Angela Fisher along New Hope Creek, and the subsequent assignment of the easement to the State of North Carolina; and authorize the Chair to sign.
The Board will review and consider approval of
proposed revisions to the by-laws of the Orange County Human Services
Transportation Advisory Board.
The Board will consider awarding a proposal and entering into a contract with the Animal Protection Society (APS) for interim management and operations of the Orange County Animal Shelter beginning February 1, 2004 through June 30, 2004, with a provision for possible extension, in an amount not to exceed $49,470 per month; and authorize County staff to enter into formal contract negotiations with APS for interim services.
The Board will consider building the capacity of the
Orange County Health Department to carryout its responsibilities in public
health preparedness and emergency response as part of the overall Orange
County emergency response through acceptance of funds available and
establishing two public health preparedness positions; and accept the
additional allocation of funds from the North Carolina Division of Public
Health in the amount of $69,199 for public health preparedness and
response; accept the $50,00 grant award from the US Department of Health
and Human Services Public Health Service for development of a Medical
Reserve Corps in orange County; authorize a permanent full-time public
health nurse position to fulfill the duties as the Public Health
Preparedness Coordinator effective December 1, 2003; and authorize a
permanent full-time public health educator as the Volunteer Coordinator
effective December 1, 2003 to fulfill the duties associated with creating
a Medical Reserve Corps in Orange County.
c. Appointments (9:40-9:50)
The Board will consider an appointment to the Adult Care Home Community
The Board will consider an appointment to the Arts Commission.
The Board will consider an appointment to the Orange County Board of
The Board will consider an appointment to the Commission for the
The Board will consider an appointment to the Human Relations Commission.
The Board will consider an appointment to the Information Technology
The Board will consider appointments to the Recreation and Parks Advisory
a. Soccer Superfund - Policy and Guidelines (9:50-10:10)
The Board will
consider a draft policy and set of guidelines for use of the Soccer
Superfund; and provide feedback and input to staff as desired. The document would be brought back for action at a subsequent
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