Orange County Board of Commissioners
Meeting Summary for February 16, 2021
a. Proclamation Recognizing Robert A. Marotto
Due to current public health concerns, the Orange County Board of Commissioners conducted a virtual business meeting on February 16, 2021. Members of the Board of Commissioners participated in the meeting remotely. A replay of the meeting is viewable at the following link: http://www.orangecountync.gov/967/Meeting-Videos.
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.
4. Proclamations/ Resolutions/ Special Presentations
The Board approved a proclamation recognizing and expressing gratitude to Robert A. (Bob) Marotto for his devotion and service to Orange County and authorized the Chair to sign. (Unanimous)b. OWASA Annual Update Presentation
The Board received a presentation and information from the Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) on recent activities. 6. Regular Agenda a
. Approval of the Disengagement Plan to Disengage from Cardinal Innovations Health Care and Realign with Alliance Health
The Board approved the Local Management Entity/Managed Care Organization (LME/MCO) Disengagement Plan continuing the process of disengaging from Cardinal Innovations Health Care and realigning with Alliance Health to administer mental and behavioral health services for Orange County residents. (Unanimous)b. Re-naming the New Orange County Environmental Agricultural Center (EAC) to the Orange County Bonnie B. Davis Environmental and Agricultural Center
The Board discussed and voted to rename the new Orange County Environmental Agricultural Center (EAC) to the Orange County Bonnie B. Davis Environmental and Agricultural Center. (Unanimous) 7. Reports a. Buckhorn Area Plan (Study)
The Board received a presentation on the Buckhorn Area Plan (Study). 8. Consent Agendaa. Minutes (Approved)b. Advisory Boards and Commissions – Appointments (Approved)c. Resolution Acknowledging February 23, 2021 as Spay Neuter Day in Orange County, North Carolina (Approved)d. Designation of 401 Valley Forge Road, Hillsborough, NC as Surplus Property (Approved)e. Contract Approval for Fiber Backbone Connecting the West Campus to the New North Campus (Approved)f. Lease of Land for High Rock Waste and Recycling Center (Approved)g. Approval of a Resolution Authorizing a Revision in the Resolution Adopted April 21, 2020 That Authorized the Orange County FY 2020-2021 HOME Program Design (Approved)h. Zoning Atlas Amendment: Master Plan Development Conditional Zoning District (MPD-CZ) for Efland Station – Notice of Application Withdrawal
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