Orange County Board of Commissioners
Meeting Change Notice for April, May, and June 2021
Laura Jensen, Clerk to the Board of Orange County Commissioners, (919) 245-2130
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
MEETING CHANGE NOTICE FOR 2021
ORANGE COUNTY, NC (March 18, 2021) - Pursuant to North Carolina General Statutes, NCGS § 153A-40, the Orange County Board of Commissioners provides notice of the following changes in the 2021 meeting calendar.
The first change is to add a closed session for Monday, June 7, 2021 starting at 7:00 pm. The purpose of the closed session is “to consider the qualifications, competence, performance, character, fitness, conditions of appointment, or conditions of initial employment of an individual public officer or employee or prospective public officer or employee;” NCGS § 143-318.11(a)(6). Per North Carolina State Statutes, the meeting will start in open session. The public may attend the opening of the meeting until the closed session begins. With the addition of a closed session on June 7, the closed sessions currently scheduled for May 11, May 13, and May 20, 2021 at 5:30 pm will be canceled.
The second change relates to Board of Commissioners’ meetings currently scheduled to occur in-person in 2021. Due to current public health concerns, the Board of Commissioners will conduct Virtual Board meetings during the months of April, May, and June 2021. Members of the Board of Commissioners will be participating in the meetings remotely.
As in prior meetings, members of the public will be able to view and listen to the meetings via real-time video streaming on the County’s website and on Spectrum Cable TV. The meetings will also be video-recorded for future television broadcast and reference on the County’s website.
The following is the approved meeting schedule through June 2021:
April 2021 Virtual Meetings
April 6 BOCC Virtual Business Meeting – 7:00 pm
April 13 BOCC Virtual Budget Work Session – 7:00 pm
April 19 BOCC Virtual Legislative Breakfast – 8:30 am
April 20 BOCC Virtual Business Meeting – 7:00 pm
April 22 BOCC Virtual Work Session – 7:00 pm
April 27 BOCC Joint Virtual Mtg with Schools – 7:00 pm
May 2021 Virtual Meetings
May 4 BOCC Virtual Business Meeting – 7:00pm
May 11 BOCC Virtual Budget Public Hearing – 7:00 pm
May 13 BOCC Virtual Budget Work Session – 7:00pm
May 18 BOCC Virtual Business Meeting – 7:00 pm
May 20 BOCC Virtual Budget Work Session – 7:00 pm
May 27 BOCC Virtual Budget Work Session – 7:00 pm
June 2021 Virtual Meetings
June 1 BOCC Virtual Business Meeting – 7:00 pm
June 3 BOCC Virtual Budget Public Hearing – 7:00 pm
June 7 BOCC Virtual Closed Session – 7:00 pm
June 8 BOCC Virtual Work Session – 7:00 pm
June 15 BOCC Virtual Business Meeting – 7:00 pm
Orange County Board of Commissioners’ meetings and work sessions are available via live streaming video at http://www.orangecountync.gov/967/Meeting-Videos and Orange County Gov-TV on channels 1301 or 97.6 (Spectrum Cable).