Orange County Board of Commissioners Meeting Summary
February 16, 2016

The Orange County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at the BOCC meeting room in the Southern Human Services Center in Chapel Hill.  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

Meeting Highlights

4.  Proclamations/ Resolutions/ Special Presentations
a.  Re-naming of the Orange County Farmers’ Market Pavilion to the Orange County David Price Pavilion

Item removed for additional technical review.

b.  Re-naming of the Central Orange Senior Center to the Jerry M. Passmore Center
The Board voted to approve the resolution re-naming the Central Orange Senior Center to the Jerry M. Passmore Center.

c.  Resolution Recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ Day
The Board voted to approve the resolution recognizing the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Orange County.

d.  OWASA Annual Update Presentation
The Board received the presentation and information from the Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) on recent activities.

7.  Regular Agenda
a.  Amendment to the Orange County Code of Ordinances – Regulating the Discharge of Firearms
The Board received a short presentation on the proposed amendments to the Orange County Code of Technical Ordinances (UDO) on adding firearms discharge provisions into the Orange County Code of Ordinances and received public comment on the topic.  The Board voted to reject the proposed provisions and to form a committee to develop an appropriate ordinance for Board consideration. 

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