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Orange County Board of Commissioners 
Meeting Summary February 4, 2020

The Orange County Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the BOCC meeting room in the Whitted Facility, 300 W. Tryon Street in Hillsborough.  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. (Commissioner Greene was absent from the meeting.)

Meeting Highlights

4.  Proclamations/ Resolutions/ Special Presentations

a. National Register Approval for Cedar Grove School and the Schley Grange Hall
The Board voted to approve the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) recommendation that the historic properties known as the Cedar Grove School and the Schley Grange Hall be approved for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. (Unanimous)
5.  Public Hearings

a. Amendment of the Master Telecommunication Plan Map (MTP)
The Board held a public hearing, received comment, and voted to approve a request to modify the Master Telecommunication Plan Map (MTP) in accordance with the provisions of Section 5.10.2 Master Telecommunication Plan of the Orange County Unified Development Ordinance (UDO). Specifically, the BOCC approved a request to add 7203 Union Grove Church Road to the MTP. (Unanimous)
6.  Regular Agenda

a. Climate Action Tax Recommendations for FY 2019-20

The Board received a report on climate change mitigation projects that could be funded through the FY 2019-20 Orange County Climate Action Tax, and the initial ranking of projects by the Commission for the Environment; and voted to approve funding for weatherization of low income housing for $150,000 and a county wide LED lighting campaign for $19,272. (Unanimous) Funding decisions for installation of solar panels at the schools were postponed pending additional information and discussion.
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