Orange County Board of Commissioners
Meeting Summary for April 6, 2021
Due to current public health concerns, the Orange County Board of Commissioners conducted a virtual business meeting on April 6, 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
a. Proclamation Recognizing Judicial District 15-B District Court Judge Beverly A. Scarlett Upon Her Retirement
The Board approved a proclamation recognizing Judicial District 15-B District Court Judge Beverly A. Scarlett upon her retirement.
b. Proclamation Recognizing Thom Freeman-Stuart
The Board approved a proclamation recognizing and expressing gratitude to retired Orange County Assistant Deputy Clerk Thom Freeman-Stuart.
c. Fair Housing Month Proclamation
The Board approved a proclamation designating April 2021 as Fair Housing Month in Orange County, North Carolina.
d. Presentation by Carolina Common Enterprise on the Resident-owned Community Model for Manufactured Home Communities
The Board received a presentation on Carolina Common Enterprise’s implementation of the resident-owned community model for manufactured home communities (MHCs).
e. Presentation of Manager’s Recommended FY 2021-26 Capital Investment Plan (CIP)
The Board received a presentation of the Manager’s Recommended FY 2021-26 Capital Investment Plan to the Board of County Commissioners.
5. Public Hearings
a. Future Land Use Map (FLUM) and Zoning Atlas Amendment – Richardson (MA20-0006)
The Board held a public hearing, received the Planning Board/staff recommendation and public comment, closed the public hearing, and considered action on applicant initiated amendment(s) to the Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map (FLUM) and Zoning Atlas for a parcel within the Hillsborough Township of Orange County.
6. Regular Agenda
a. Interlocal Agreement Regarding the Current and Future Use of the Jointly Owned Greene Tract
The Board approved an Interlocal Agreement between Orange County, the Town of Chapel Hill, and the Town of Carrboro regarding the current and future use of the jointly owned Greene Tract.
b. Follow-up on Orange County’s Proposed 2021 Legislative Agenda
1) reviewed and discussed an updated Draft 2021 legislative package in follow-up to the Board of Commissioners’ discussion of the Legislative Issues Work Group’s recommended package at the March 16, 2021 Business meeting;
2) approved an updated Draft 2021 Orange County Legislative Priority Issues document for submittal to the County’s legislative delegation; and
3) approved the Orange County 2021 Legislative Interests document (which also includes the Priority Issues) to also be shared with Orange County’s legislative delegation.
a. 2021 Orange County Revaluation Results
The Board tabled this presentation to a future meeting.
8. Consent Agenda
a. Minutes (approved)
b. Motor Vehicle Property Tax Releases/Refunds (approved)
c. Property Tax Releases/Refunds (approved)
d. Resolution Authorizing Exchange of Property for the Sheriff’s Office (approved)
e. Change in BOCC Meeting Schedule for 2021 (approved)
f. Fiscal Year 2020-21 Budget Amendment #10 (approved)
g. Merritt Mill Apartments Development Updates (approved)
h. Compliance Plans for CDBG-CV Grant (approved)
i. Approval of the Continuity of Services Plan to Guide Realignment from Cardinal Innovations Healthcare to Alliance Health (approved)
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