ORANGE COUNTY, NC (March 28, 2016) - The Orange County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Orange County’s potential legislative agenda for the 2016 North Carolina General Assembly Session.  The meeting is open to the public and will be held on Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at the Richard Whitted Meeting Facility at 300 West Tryon Street in Hillsborough beginning at 7:00 p.m.  The Board of Commissioners welcomes comments on all items as may be introduced or addressed at the public hearing. 

The issue areas to be addressed include:

  • Revenue and Taxation        
  • Mental Health                     
  • Transportation Responsibility         
  • Smart Start and NC Pre-K  
  • Broadband                                      
  • Aquatic Weed Control
  • Jail/Inmate Reimbursement 
  • E-911 Funds                        
  • Preservation Trust Fund Support
  • Agriculture/Solar Energy    
  • Use Value Program             
  • Concealed Weapons in Parks
  • Sales Tax Distribution         
  • Child Care                                       
  • Expansion of Protected Classes
  • Juvenile Jurisdiction Age    
  • Minimum Wage                   
  • Medicaid Program Expansion
  • Priority School Issues          
  • Death Penalty                      
  • Voter Registration & Voting
  • Tobacco Jurisdiction           
  • Bona Fide Farms                 
  • Fees in Lieu for Road Maintenance
  • Electronics Recycling          
  • Eminent Domain                 
  • Classification of Flavored Alcoholic Beverages
  • Preservation Trust Fund Support    
  • Solid Waste Programs/Recycling Authority

If you need additional information or would like to provide written comments, please contact Greg Wilder at 919-245-2300 or

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