Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.


A public hearing will be held on Orange County’s potential legislative agenda for the 2017 North Carolina General Assembly Session.  The issue areas to be addressed include:

  • Revenue and Taxation
  • Mental Health
  • Transportation Responsibility
  • Smart Start and NC Pre-K
  • Solar Energy
  • Aquatic Vegetation Control
  • Jail/Inmate Reimbursement
  • E-911 Funds
  • Hunting While Impaired
  • Broadband/Digital Infrastructure
  • Use Value Program
  • Concealed Weapons in Parks
  • Sales Tax Distribution
  • Child Care
  • House Bill 2 and Protected Classes
  • Juvenile Jurisdiction Age
  • Minimum Wage
  • Medicaid Program Expansion
  • Priority School Issues
  • Death Penalty
  • Voter Registration & Voting
  • Constitutional Duties
  • Bona Fide Farms
  • Fees in Lieu for Road Maintenance
  • Electronics Recycling
  • Eminent Domain
  • Preservation Trust Fund Support
  • Transportation Funding
  • Court Funding
  • Agricultural Economic Development
  • Economic Development Efforts           
  • Crime Intervention Services
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Opioid Epidemic Efforts
  • State/County Partnership for Education           
  • Adult Protective Services
  • Solid Waste Programs/Recycling Authority

The Board of Commissioners welcomes all comments on all items as may be introduced or addressed at the public hearing.  The meeting is open to the public and will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at the Richard Whitted Meeting Facility at 300 West Tryon Street in Hillsborough beginning at 7:00 p.m.  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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